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Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

Saturday, December 16, 2017
4:30PM

Runners and race fans must check out this fun holiday run full of Santas. All participants will receive a 5 piece Santa Suit and will set off into a nautical holiday wonderland against the Atlantic ocean. The event is held at twilight along the boardwalk so runners can enjoy the Holiday Lights Merry Mile and a festive evening being mesmerized by the holiday spirit. more event details

Come enjoy the Holidays, and stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Christmas in Virginia Beach

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy the beach. Beach lovers will enjoy the beauty of the beaches in a more mellow way then summer. Come enjoy the oceanfront Holiday Lights that light up the boardwalk with a a nautical and holiday fantasy of lights spread over a dozen blocks! The holiday season also features many Holiday events from Christmas concerts, parades, running events , food, shopping, and more.

Here are a few Christmas Events Coming up:

Virginia Beach Holiday Lights
November 23, 2017 – December 31

McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach brings the joy of the Christmas season to Virginia Beach! Experience the new Enchanted Seaside Mile…a nautical and holiday fantasy of lights spread over a dozen blocks – from 8th Street to 22nd Street. This year’s light show will feature over 50 of our most popular, hand-picked displays along the boardwalk and beach. The entrance is at 2nd Street.

Jingle Bell Jam
December 10, 2017 , 3-6pm
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Come experience a live concert performance by Santa Claus, himself, along with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra! This popular event is family friendly, so bring the kids. This Virginia Beach concert keeps coming back, year after year, and it’s really no wonder why. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra puts on an amazing show for everyone to love and share the holiday cheer. more details

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler
December 16, 2017

Runners and race fans must check out this holiday run full of santas. All participants will receive a 5 piece Santa Suit and will set off into a nautical holiday wonderland against the Atlantic ocean. The event is held at twilight along the boardwalk so runners can enjoy a festive evening being mesmerized by the holiday spirit. This is not your ordinary marathon and always helps everyone get into the cheerful holiday spirit.

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

 

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Holiday Parade at Virginia Beach

Holiday Parade at Virginia Beach
December 2, 2017 5pm 

Come join us for the Holiday Parade at the Beach, where over 90 parade units make their way down Atlantic Avenue in a fun celebration of the holiday season. Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, fire trucks, equestrian units, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more join forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all ages! And, best of all, Santa himself makes a grand appearance to greet all his loyal fans as the evening winds down and thousands of families take the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful Virginia Beach oceanfront!

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Thanksgiving in Virginia Beach – Come Join Us!

Join us for Thanksgiving in Virginia Beach!

Enjoy the beautiful beaches with some of the best fall fishing, shell-hunting, or relaxing. Beyond the beach you can explore the boardwalk and endless choices of amazing restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.

Here are a few events going on this weekend on the beach:

Holiday Lights At Virginia Beach
November 23, 2017 to December 31

McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach brings the joy of the Christmas season to Virginia Beach each and every holiday season!

2017 brings a new experience to the boardwalk as Holiday Lights at the Beach presents The Enchanted Seaside Mile…a nautical and holiday fantasy of lights spread over a dozen blocks – from 8th Street to 22nd Street. more event details

Planes Trains and Santa
November 24 – 26

The Military Aviation Museum in conjunction with the Tidewater Division of the National Model Railroad Association is bringing its 8th model train show to Virginia Beach. From November 24th through the 26th, model train enthusiasts can head to the Military Aviation Museum on Princess Anne Road to see intricate layouts by Tidewater O Gauge Association, South Hampton Roads N-Trak Club, Tidewater S Gauge Association, Tidewater Modular Railroad Club, and Tidewater Live Steamers, among others. Santa Claus pops in for a visit at 11 a.m. on both days. The standard daily admission ticket prices for the museum apply: $15 for adults. Children 12 and under get in free!  more event info

36th Annual Virginia Beach Christmas Market
November 24 – 26

There is no better place to kick-off your holiday shopping than at the Virginia Beach Christmas Market. Black Friday marks the beginning of this Virginia Beach holiday tradition with more than 250 fine artisans and crafters from more than 25 states. From November 24th through the 26th work off that extra slice of pumpkin pie with a stroll around the Virginia Beach Convention Center to explore what has been called one of the “100 Best Classic and Contemporary Craft Shows in the United States.” Peruse unique holiday gifts and decor or even special pieces to add to your own collection. Photographers, potters, jewelers and toy makers are just a small sampling of the handmade artisans selling their uniquely crafted pieces. Admission is priced at $8 for adults and $2 for children ages 6-12 and is good for all three days. This year, receive $1 off by bringing a canned food donation to the Food Bank of Southeastern Virginia. Admission is free with a donation of blood to the Red Cross. Find more details here.

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Virginia Beach Holiday Lights

Virginia Beach Holiday Lights
November 23, 2017 – December 31

McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach brings the joy of the Christmas season to Virginia Beach!

Experience the new Enchanted Seaside Mile…a nautical and holiday fantasy of lights spread over a dozen blocks – from 8th Street to 22nd Street. This year’s light show will feature over 50 of our most popular, hand-picked displays along the boardwalk and beach. The entrance is at 2nd Street.

Take a shiny journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk. Festive fish, jumping dolphins, frolicking porpoises – all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky, are the stars of Holiday Lights at the Beach presents The Enchanted Seaside Mile. They are joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree.

Over 30,000 families a year make this unique holiday light show a part of their holiday celebration! This fantasy of lights is sure to amaze holiday travelers visiting Virginia Beach.

Drivers will be able to tune their car radio to a frequency to hear holiday music along the Holiday Lights at the Beach display, making it easy to see AND hear why this event has been named one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s “Top 20 November Events”.

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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India Fest – Great Indian Food & Culture

India Fest
Nov 11
11-7 at Virginia Beach Convention Center

Come enjoy amazing Indian food and fun at India Fest at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Where else can you see traditional Indian and Bollywood dances, get fancy henna patterns inked on you, peruse Indian fashion and jewelry, and eat fresh samosas that are cooked right in front of you? At the annual India Fest, hosted by The Asian Indians of Hampton Roads (AIHR).

The local Indian community presents the event for Hampton Roads residents who want to experience the culture and heritage of India with art, culture, garments, dance and food from the Indian subcontinent.

New this year will be free raffles for iPads, early bird specials, health check booths and free food sampling, Dhillon said. Food is always one of the event’s main draws – from naan (Indian bread) to chicken curry to dosa, a crepe made out of rice flour.

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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House of Blues, Brews, and Stews

House of Blues, Brews, and Stews
Nov 5, 2017 : 1-5 @ Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art

Enjoy all the tasty stews and craft beers while listening to headlining act Love Canon with opening act More Perfect Jones!  All the stews and blues you can handle | cash bar with craft brews | souvenir beer cup/wine glass | access to the Boardwalk Art Show silent auction | admission to MOCA’s current exhibitions, including Wayne White: MONITORIUM. more 

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Virginia Beach Top Halloween Events

Come join us in Virginia Beach for fun Halloween events for adults and kids!

Halloween Glow
The Adventure Park at the Aquarium – Virginia Beach, VA

Glow in the Park is the best way to spend a special Summer night! Beams of colored lights and twinkling laser lights create a magical adventure in the forest. Musical guests and glow sticks add to the fun. Great for dates, groups of friends or a family outing! read more

Anthem Wicked 10K Run , Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K
October 27th & 28th, 2017
Virginia Beach

There’s no better way to train during marathon season than by running with monsters and witches in the Anthem Wicked 10K. This course winds through the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, into one surprise after another including Thriller dancers and a zombie or two.

Halloween Spooktacular
Sandler Center – Town Center – Virginia Beach, VA

This unique Halloween event takes place in the Town Center of Virginia Beach at the award-winning Sandler Center for the Arts. Come and dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and join the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for a ghoulish afternoon of monstrous fun!

Halloween Ghost Tours in Virginia Beach
October 27th – 31st

Come join us for some spooky ghost tours in Virginia Beach! Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore tour offers a costumed interpreter for tales of true accounts and local legends of  ghosts, witches, pirates and shipwrecks. more

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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Halloween Ghost Tours in Virginia Beach

Halloween Ghost Tours in Virginia Beach
October 27th – 31st

Come join us for some spooky ghost tours in Virginia Beach! Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore tour offers a costumed interpreter for tales of true accounts and local legends of  ghosts, witches, pirates and shipwrecks.  Stroll the beach and boardwalk to discover haunted Virginia Beach.

more event details

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)

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October is Seafood Month

October is National Seafood Month, so why not celebrate seafood with us at Virginia Beach?  Seafood is always in season and fresh from the docks around Virginia Beach.We do love our Virginia Oysters! What’s your favorite?

photo: From the local menu at Mahi Mah’s – For the past 22 years, Mahi Mah’s has been a popular hotspot for the locals, with an incredible view of the Atlantic Ocean, delicious culinary creations, and the largest oceanfront sushi bar in Virginia Beach.

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)