Celebrate the Sights and Sounds of Latin America at the Hardee’s Latin Festival

June 23, 2016 10:02 am

On the weekend of June 24, Virginia Beach will celebrate the vibrant culture of Latin America at the Hardee's Latin Festival. This two-day festival is presented by Presidente Beer, and it features great Latin food, live music and family-friendly activities that people of all ages will enjoy.

The festival will begin with a Zumba marathon first thing in the morning, and then you'll wander through stalls featuring a variety of Latin vendors and cultural activities in the Spirit Latin Village in the 24th Street Park. Cap off the evening with live music on the festival's main stage from national performers and local Latin acts playing Salsa music, Merengue, and lively jazz. At the Hardee's Latin Fest, festival-goers will honor Latin culture while mingling with their neighbors at this fun outdoor celebration.

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Show Your American Pride at the Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival 2016

June 3, 2016 10:02 am

There are a number of fun festivals in the Portsmouth area throughout the summer, but the Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival is one of the most popular. This year, the festival will take place from June 3rd through June 5th at 5th Street and Oceanfront, and it will feature a variety of military expos, live music performances and much more.

For three days, visitors can stroll through the streets and check out the Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival's exhibits and displays featuring the mission, equipment and personnel from all branches of the military. Tour the LCAC (Landing Craft Air Cushion Vehicle / Hovercraft), The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, the Air Force and Washington National Mobile Tours and other exhibits. In the evening, check out performances from Sam Hunt, Canaan Smith, Big & Rich and other country groups at this all-ages event.

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Spring is in Full Swing at the Hickory Ridge Farms Strawberry JAMboree!

May 12, 2016 12:00 pm

Get outdoors and celebrate the spring season this weekend at the Hickory Ridge Farms Strawberry JAMboree! This annual event takes place on Saturday, May 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the scenic Hickory Ridge Farms, and it's the perfect way to spend time with your friends, family and neighbors outdoors in the Portsmouth area.

At the Hickory Ridge Farms Strawberry JAMboree, attendees will pick strawberries from around the farm's beautiful grounds and even take bushels home with them. There will be hay rides and pony rides that the little ones will love, as well as a large bounce house for hours of silly fun. Visit with friendly farm animals and even get your face painted at one of the on-site booths before browsing the numerous food vendors, artisan crafts and other handmade goods at this family-friendly event.

Hickory Ridge Farms Strawberry JAMboree
Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2928 South Battlefield Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA 23322

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