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See Santa at the Craft Bazaar

October 28, 2014

Get a jump-start on your holiday shopping this year in Virginia Beach. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA and take the vacation you deserve.

Screen Shot 2014-10-28 at 9.10.22 AMCheck out the Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar at the Kempsville Recreation Center on Nov. 1 and 15 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Nov 2 and 16 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The Craft Bazaar features over 100 different vendors selling everything from stocking stuffers to works of art. All items are unique and handmade.

Thirsty Frog Funtastic Foods and Keep It Poppin’ will provide food and concessions, which will be available for purchase. From 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. children ages 3-6 can participate in free crafts and games while parents shop for an hour.

Santa will make his appearance from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturdays and 1 – 4 p.m. on Sundays. Visits are FREE and professional photo packages are available for purchase.

Get in the holiday spirit with Virginia Beach this November!

Stay Cheery at Virginia Beach KOA

Kick off November with a relaxing getaway at Virginia Beach KOA. Between great weather, nearby attractions, exciting events across town, and low off-season rates, November is a great time to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Have a Wicked Good Run

October 20, 2014

Tie up your laces and don your scariest, most creative costumes. Halloween season in Virginia Beach is the perfect time to camp! Enjoy cooler temperatures and great scenery at Virginia Beach KOA.

Virginia Beach - Wicked 10kThe Wicked 10k will take place this Saturday, October 25, 2014. The 10k course is fast and flat takes you along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. It includes a zombie zone and live “Thriller” dancers. Runners will travel down 19th Street and up Atlantic Avenue, then down the Boardwalk and end up back at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Run for fun as you dress up for the Halloween season and come up with the most creative costumes.

The race also features the Old Point National Bank Monster Mile course, which is a 1-mile race open to all ages. It begins on 19th Street in front of the Virginia Beach Convention Center, travels east for half a mile, then returns.

The costume contest judging will take place before and after the races. In order to qualify for spooky-good prizes, you must wear your costume during the race. To register, visit the event website.

Race Over to Virginia Beach KOA

Enjoy your October with a relaxing getaway at Virginia Beach KOA. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, October is a beautiful time to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Have a Scary Good Time in Virginia Beach

October 14, 2014

Virginia Beach is the place to be this October. With spooktacular events to keep your family entertained, it’s the perfect place to camp for the weekend, or the week! Stay at Virginia Beach KOA and have close access to the season’s scariest events.

Virginia Beach - HalloweenCome out to the Fountain Plaza in Virginia Beach for the Town Center Halloween Town and Treat on October 25, 2014 from noon to 4 p.m. A creepy, ghoulish assortment of characters will turn the Fountain Plaza area into a fun, scary place to be this Halloween season.

The event is FREE and offers fun for the entire family. Your kiddos can Trick-or-Treat in the Town Center, and your family can enjoy arts and crafts activities, a piano recital, a “Thriller” dance party, and more. Dawn your scariest costumes for fall fun!

A little closer to KOA is the Haunted Hunt Club Farm, located less than 5 miles from the campground. At this annual event, you’ll find all kinds of scary activities, including a haunted hayride, Field of Screams and Village of the Dead. For more information, check out the website.

Stay at Virginia Beach KOA

Enjoy your October with a relaxing getaway at Virginia Beach KOA. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, October is a beautiful time to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Fall Family Festival at Virginia Beach KOA

October 3, 2014

Fall is the air, which means cooler temperatures and beautiful scenery at Virginia Beach. It’s the perfect time for a family camping trip!

VA- PumpkinJoin us Oct. 17 – 18 for the 3rd Annual Fall Family Festival right here at Virginia Beach KOA.  This weekend will be packed with family fun. Jump on the hay wagon and take a ride to pick a pumpkin.  We’ll also have face painting, family games with some friendly competition, delicious fall treats, and a toasty bonfire to roast marshmallows. Don’t forget your flashlight – we’ll be having a flashlight candy hunt and a game of tag after dark!

The best part? It’s a BOGO (Buy One, Get One) weekend!  If you stay at Virginia Beach KOA from Oct. 17 – 19 and pay for one night, you’ll get the second one FREE! This offer is good on campsites and cabin rentals, so pick your favorite camping style for your fun, fall getaway. The offer can’t be combined with any other discounts or the KOA Value Card.

Call today to reserve your fall getaway! VA-pumpkin2

Fall in Love With Virginia Beach KOA

Start your October with a relaxing getaway at Virginia Beach KOA. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, October is a beautiful time to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Family Fun Parades Onto Virginia Beach

September 24, 2014

Parade on over to Virginia Beach KOA for the event of the month, and stay at Virginia Beach KOA for a fun, September getaway.

Virginia Beach KOA – paradeThe Neptune Festival Grand Parade takes place on Sep. 27, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. on the oceanfront between 16th and 32nd Streets. Come see colorful floats in all shapes and sizes, balloons bigger than you can imagine, and the best marching bands around. Grab the best spot on the block, as the streets will be lined with people.

Let the music keep you entertained as you wait for the parade to begin. If you come early enough, you can even get front row seating! Many floats will have beads and other toss-away items to throw out to the crowd. This event is FREE and fun for the whole family.

Celebrate at Virginia Beach KOA

Ring in the fall season with a relaxing campout at Virginia Beach KOA. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, September and October are beautiful times to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Don’t Miss Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin in Concert

September 17, 2014

Does tomorrow look like a boring Thursday? Virginia Beach has a solution to your humdrum week. Come out and stay Virginia Beach KOA this weekend, and catch a great concert on Sep. 18, 2014.

Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 10.24.49 AM Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin will be playing at the Sandler Center this Thursday, Sep. 18, 2014 at 8 p.m. These two esteemed artists will be sharing the stage for a night of song swapping, duets, storytelling and guitar playing.

Steve Earle is a protégé of legendary songwriters and quickly became a master storyteller with his songs being recorded by Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and more. Hi 1986-debut album, Guitar Town, shot to number one on the country charts and established the term “New Country.”

Shawn Colvin is recognized for humor and strong, simple melodies in her songs. She’s bracingly honest about her own travails and triumphs that resonate with her listeners. She is also the writer of a memoir published by William Morrow/Harper Collins titled Diamond in the Rough.

Their tour, “Songs and Stories, Together Onstage,” is rich in inspiring music as these two long-time friends share music from their extensive catalogs, as well as music by other classic songwriters. Call 1-877-Ynot-Tix for tickets, or visit the Sandler Center website.

Screen Shot 2014-09-17 at 10.24.44 AMSpend the Weekend at Virginia Beach KOA

It’s not too early to plan your fall vacation. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, September and October are beautiful times to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Free Air Show Soars Over Virginia Beach

September 5, 2014

Look to the skies in Virginia Beach; it’s time for the air show of the year! Fly over to Virginia Beach KOA for a fun September vacation.

Virginia Beach – Blue AngelsBack-to-school season doesn’t have to be boring. Steal away for a weekend to see the NAS Oceana Air Show on Sep. 20 – 21, 2014. The air show will take place at the Naval Air Station Oceana, located at 1750 Tomcat Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA.

The fun starts on Saturday, Sep. 20 at 10 a.m., but gates open at 8 a.m. The Blue Angels will perform at 3 p.m., and you can come see them for FREE. This show promises to be entertaining and something the whole family will enjoy. 

On Saturday evening, you can come out to the Beach Blast at 31st St. on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for a FREE concert at 6:30 p.m. When the sun sets, a parachute team will perform a jump onto the beach. After that, the Navy’s Blue Angels will take the stage to introduce the 2014 team.

Sunday’s show is a mirror image of Saturday’s show, so you can come either day without missing anything!

Fly Over to Virginia Beach KOA

It’s not too early to plan your fall vacation. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend, and lower off-season rates, September and October are beautiful times to camp at Virginia Beach KOA! Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

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