Take On Unique, Movie-Themed Challenges This Summer at the Family Great Adventure Series

July 18, 2016 12:12 pm

This summer, set out on an adventure without leaving the Virginia Beach area at the Family Great Adventure Series. This summer-long series takes place on certain dates throughout the months of June, July and August, and each new date has a theme based around a popular movie.

The next Family Great Adventure Series date takes place on July 21, and the theme is "Monster Olympics." Interactive family adventures are based around the popular R.L. Stine filmGoosebumps, and they feature a number of games and challenges battling the monsters in the film. Once the games are complete, families can relax on the beach and watch Goosebumps on a large, outdoor movie screen.

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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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