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USO Warrior Week – Virginia Beach May 29 – June 4, 2017

USO Warrior Week
MAY 29 – JUNE 4, 2017 VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside is a proud sponsor of USO Warrior Week. USO Warrior Week invites wounded, ill, and injured service members to participate in various therapeutic and recreational activities in hopes to aid in their recovery. The week culminates with the annual Patriotic Festival, a three-day music concert series, to honor our service members and their families.

Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside Hotel is hosting many of the riders of the Ride 2 Recovery group that is cycling from Washington D.C. to Virginia Beach! We can’t wait to see you!

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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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Music & Fun on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront – Salute to Summer

Salute to Summer
May 26, 2017 to May 28, 2017

LOCATION- Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park, 24th Street Park

Salute to Summer is a salute to great music, fun in the sun, and the men and women of the military who have sacrificed their lives throughout our history.

Free entertainment on three outdoor stages featuring live music by local and regional bands.

The “Heroes Walk” display stretches along the Virginia Beach boardwalk from 16th to 32nd Streets. Original essays written by local high school students are reproduced on four by eight foot banners easily read by passers-by.

Stroll the Virginia Beach boardwalk and enjoy these essays describing historical United States military conflicts. They help to remind us of the price that has been paid and is still being paid today by our United States military.

Entertainment Schedule

Friday, May 26

17th Street DQ Grill & Chill Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, 10 Spot

24th Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, BJ Griffin & the Galaxy Groove

31st Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, The Deloreans

 

Saturday, May 27

17th Street DQ Grill & Chill Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, The Fuzz Band

24th Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, DeJa

31st Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, Buckshot

 

Sunday, May 28

17th Street DQ Grill & Chill Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, WOAH! “A Blast of Nineties to the Face”

24th Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, Jesse Chong Band

31st Street Park

8:00pm-10:45pm, Strictly Bizzness

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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Celebrate Memorial Day at Virginia Beach

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront! It’s time to kick off the summer on the beach. Join us for some fun in the sun and check out some of these great events for Memorial Day Weekend:

Salute to Summer
May 26 – May 28

Salute to Summer is an unabashed “Star-Spangled” salute to great music, fun in the sun, and the military men and women who have sacrificed their lives throughout our history. Live, free entertainment on three outdoor stages features music presented by local and regional bands.

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Pungo Strawberry Festival 2017
May 26 – May 28

The 34th annual Pungo Strawberry Festival will take place Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, in the fields surrounding 1776 Princess Anne Road near Indian River Road. The festival celebrates the agricultural heritage of Pungo and one of its most prized commodities: its delicious strawberries! It also pays homage to the region‟s many military service members and the sacrifices made by them and their families.

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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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WWII Air Show – Come Join Us!

Warbirds Over the Beach 2017

May 19 – May 21

The Military Aviation Museum presents the annual WWII Air Show, Warbirds Over The Beach 2017, a museum fundraiser. Come out for an amazing air show, delicious dinners, hangar dances, and great family entertainment!

more event info & schedule

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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Pirate Party on Virginia Beach Oceanfront! Come Join Us!

Pirate Party on the Beach
May 20, 2017 to May 21, 2017
LOCATION – Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park

The Pirate Party on the Beach returns to the Virginia Beach oceanfront for two fun days of music, mayhem, and more!  This family-friendly event features activities designed to bring out the “pirate” in everyone.  Pirate games, treasure hunt, and pirate re-enactors all combine to celebrate those scallywags we all wish we could be: pirates!

Other activities throughout the weekend include bandana-making, face-painting, weapons demonstrations, and shopping for pirate-themed merchandise.

Pirate re-enactors will abound, with those founding pirates of Pirate Party on the Beach, The Moody Crewe, leading the way with educational displays and lively interaction.  Pirate Party on the Beach is also pleased to welcome Blackbeard’s Crew to the event for the first time!

Pirate Party on the Beach is FREE and open to the public.

Schedule of Activities:

SATURDAY, MAY 20

10:00am-10:30am, Bob Zentz

10:30am-11:00am, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

11:00am-11:30am, The Real Mermaids

11:15am-11:30am, Weapons demonstrations

11:30am-12:15pm, The Motley Tones

12:30pm-1:00pm, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

1:00pm-1:30pm, The Real Mermaids

1:15pm-1:30pm, Weapons demonstrations

1:30pm-2:15pm, The Motley Tones

2:15pm-2:45pm, Bob Zentz

2:45pm-3:15pm, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

3:15pm-3:45pm, The Real Mermaids

3:30pm-3:45pm, Weapons demonstrations

3:45pm-4:30pm, The Motley Tones

4:30pm-5:00pm, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

5:00pm-6:00pm, Treasure Hunt

SUNDAY, MAY 21

Noon-12:30pm, Bob Zentz

12:30pm-1:00pm, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

1:00pm-1:30pm, The Real Mermaids

1:15pm-1:30pm, Weapons demonstrations

1:30pm-2:15pm, Hijinks on the High Seas (Pirate magic show with Mike Klee)

2:15pm-3:00pm, The Motley Tones

3:00pm-3:30pm, Shadow Players Stage Combat Group

Parking is conveniently located in the 19th Street North & South Municipal Lots

300 19th Street

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

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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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Beach Music & Classic Cars on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Beach Music Cruise-In

May 19 – May 21Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Beach Music Cruise-In combines bands on the beach and cars on the boardwalk, blends the best of the “oldies” with dancing under the stars in a jam-packed blast to the past! Settle into the sand as the top Beach Music bands from up and down the East Coast descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront in a nostalgic salute to the “good old days” of cool cars and hot tunes. Stroll the boardwalk to view classic cars, hot rods, antiques, and more.

A 3-day series of free concerts is presented on a stage built right on the beach at 30th Street. Evening shows on Thursday-Friday give way to a full day of entertainment on Saturday and more daytime concerts on Sunday. The festival atmosphere is enhanced with beverages and food served in tents on the sand alongside a sea of beach chairs and dancing couples!

Admission to concerts on the beach is free.

Entertainment Schedule (all performances are on the beach at 30th Street):

Friday, May 19

7:30pm-10:30pm, The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

Saturday, May 20

12:30pm-3:30pm, Main Event

4:00pm-7:00pm, The Entertainers

7:45pm-10:30pm, Ammon’s Allstars

Sunday, May 21

Noon-3:00pm, Blackwater Rhythm

3:00pm-6:00pm, Band of Oz

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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Monsters on the Beach – Come Join us!

May 12, 2017 to May 14, 2017 – On the beach between 5th and 7th Streets

Calling all monsters! The 4 Wheel Parts Monsters on the Beach, presented by Pungo Off Road, brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as Monster Trucks battle for ultimate sand domination! This family-targeted event is loud, fast, and exciting. A course is built right on the beach at 6th Street, with bleachers overlooking from the boardwalk. Sand dunes and junk cars combine to make the race course fast and fun for drivers and spectators alike. This is a ticketed event, with prices designed to fit the family budget.  Each of the four shows is approximately 2 hours in length.

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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 International PAN Fest – Join us on the Oceanfront!

Virginia International PAN Fest

May 12 – May 13 – Virginia Beach oceanfront

A spectacular celebration of Caribbean music on the oceanfront in beautiful Virginia Beach by world-class performers!

The Virginia International PAN Fest is a musical adventure set to the soothing sounds of steel pan music. The festival’s casual atmosphere appeals to the island community and people of all ages who are intrigued by the unique sounds and style of steel drum music! Fusing together the rhythm of steel bands, ocean breezes, and great international food, the breathtaking Virginia Beach oceanfront becomes an “island paradise” for the weekend.

Co-produced with the Virginia Arts Festival, the Virginia International PAN Fest at its core is a steel drum band competition featuring over 20 high school, college, and community bands from throughout the United States. Bands attend workshops on Friday at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. These workshops are led by nationally-known steel drum artists and educators.

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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Kite Festival – Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

May 6, 2017 –

10:00am to 4:00pm

LOCATION: Virginia Beach Oceanfront between 16th and 18th Streets

Come join us for the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival. Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at the Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival. This popular event features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados.

Everyone is invited to take part in the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival’s “Best Kite Contest.”  To enter this contest, participants bring a kite that they have made or purchased and fly it at the festival.  The contest consists of two parts: the actual kite itself (how it looks and how well it is made), and the participant’s ability to fly the kite.  Participants must be able to fly their kites consecutively in the air for 5 minutes at a height of 100 feet.  Kites will be judged on Flight (ability to fly for 5 minutes), Structural Design, Craftsmanship, and Visual Appeal.  There will be three competitive divisions: Master, Novice, and Youth (ages 7-14).  Trophies will be awarded for all divisions.

The Best Kite Contest is free to enter, and takes place from 1:30-3:00pm each day.

“Flight Training” – Experienced kite enthusiasts will assist novice flyers.  Topics include equipment selection, laying out of lines, setting up the field, launching the kite, flying and landing a kite, and safety.

“Flight Training” will take place each day.

Schedule of activities:

Kite Festival in Virginia Beach (Virginia Beach Oceanfront) – Saturday, May 6, on the beach at 17th Street.  Features the Best Kite Contest.  In addition, families are invited to participate in kite building workshops led by Archie Stewart of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.  Archie is a member of the American Kitefliers Association (AKA), and is a past Board Member and Chairman of Festivals and Competitions for Kites Over New England (KONE).  He is also a member of ConnectiKiters kite club, headquartered in Norwalk, CT and a member and competitor of the Eastern League Flyers Association. These workshops are free and include kite materials and instructions on how to build a kite, as well as the aerodynamics of kite flying and kite safety.

American Kite Association members from throughout the East Coast will present kite demonstrations, perform kite routines to music, and fly giant kites (up to 80 feet long) that include an octopus kite!  Kite vendors will be on site to sell various kinds of kites.

Awards will also be given each day for oldest and youngest kitefliers, funniest kite, most unusual kite, and biggest kite.

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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U.S. Finals – All-Star Cheer and Dance Teams Compete in Virginia Beach

May 6-7, 2017 at Virginia Beach Convention Center

Watch the top all-star cheer and dance teams in the nation battle it out in Virginia Beach in the hopes of being crowned The U.S. Finals champions! The event is held near our Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside  Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Come join us for this fun event!

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:)