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Enjoy Craft Beers on the Beach

August 17, 2014

Beer connoisseurs, can you hear Virginia Beach calling? Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival, and exercise your expert beer tasting skills.

Screen shot 2014-08-17 at 3.14.57 PMSample craft beers from popular breweries on Oct. 18 – 19, 2014 under a big tent at 30th Street on the beach. Rain or shine, the beer will be there!

Tickets include sampling and a commemorative glass. Listen to some awesome live music as you sample the beers outdoor and enjoy the lovely fall weather. Judge the skill of excellent breweries that bring out the desired aroma, color, feel, foam and flavor of some of your new favorite beers.

The event takes place from 1 – 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Tickets cost $20 and are available through Ticketmaster, or $25 at the gate.

Relax at Virginia Beach KOA

It’s not too early to plan your fall vacation. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend (such as the famous Neptune Festival), 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.

Rock Out Over Labor Day Weekend

August 8, 2014

Tie up your laces, Virginia Beach. It’s time for the race of a lifetime! Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, and turn your running victory into a fun, family-friendly vacation.

headlinerRaces will take place over Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-31, and the half marathon is on Sunday, Aug. 31 at 8 a.m. Come and rock out on the course, as you are rooted on by a sea full of spectators. Live rock bands line the course at every mile, professionally staged and equipped to push you closer to the finish line.

Stay Sunday Night for a concert, ROCK in the sand and under the stars. Celebrate your triumphant finish with a toast at the beachfront Post Race Headliner Concert featuring Train, as part of the 21st American Music Festival. All half marathon and relay participants get a free entry into all American Music Festival concerts over the weekend with their bib, and 5K participants receive free entry into the Sunday Night Headliner Concert with their race bib.

Tickets are on sale now!

Race 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 (such as the famous Neptune Festival), 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.

Virginia Beach on Your Mind

August 1, 2014

It’s time to sing the blues in Virginia Beach. Come out in September for Blues at the Beach and stay at Virginia Beach KOA – an affordable alternative to a hotel.

Screen Shot 2014-08-01 at 2.31.17 PMBlues at the Beach will take place on Sep. 5 – 6 at the 17th Street Park on Virginia Beach. It’s an event dedicated to celebrating this cherished musical genre, and it features two days of concerts on an outdoor stage.

Local, regional and nationally recognized blues acts will come share the stage. In the past, legends like James Harman, Terry Garland, Billy Boy Arnold and many others have performed on Virginia Beach stages. This year, the lineup is just as fantastic. Look forward to hearing Bernard Allison, Damon Fowler, Dennis Gruenling, Doug Deming and more.

The event is $5 each day, or $8 for a two-day pass. Instrumental workshops are offered for a small entry fee.

Find the Beat at Virginia Beach KOA


It’s not too early to plan your fall vacation. Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend (such as the famous Neptune Festival), 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.

 

The Funk Era Returns to Virginia Beach

July 28, 2014

Virginia Beach has a treat for those of you still stuck in the funk era. The State Farm FunkFest is coming up, and you can stay at Virginia Beach KOA for a fun vacation!

Screen shot 2014-07-28 at 5.43.50 PMThe State Farm FunkFest will take place on the stage on the beach at 24th street on August 22-23. Come out to hear music by influential legends (think James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, George Clinton and The Ohio Players.) While the music style that blends soul, jazz and R&B originated in the 1960s, it certainly hasn’t died out! It’s time to get your feet moving.

There will be food, merchandise and dance contests to get you into a festive, funky mood!

Friday, August 22
On the beach at 24th Street  
6:00pm-7:30pm, DJ Heart Attack
8:00pm-9:00pm, MVP Band
9:30pm-10:45pm, Rose Royce

Saturday, August 23
On the beach at 24th Street
6:00pm-7:30pm, DJ Heart Attack
8:00pm-9:00pm, Kustom Made Band
9:30pm-10:45pm, George Clinton

Stay at Virginia Beach KOA
Book your summer vacation now, or plan for fall! Between gorgeous weather, exciting events at the beach every weekend (such as the famous Neptune Festival), 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.

 

Book Now for the American Music Festival

July 18, 2014

Get ready to rock out on Virginia Beach! Stay with Virginia Beach KOA for the American Music Festival.

Hunter Hayes PhotoSet up your beach chairs on August 29-31 as four major headline bands take the 5th street main stage. Train, Hunter Hayes, Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Blues Traveler will bring you beats you can’t help but sing along to. The music will span from young country to classic and contemporary rock, so there will be songs for everyone.

AMF music fans will have the option to purchase Preferred Viewing directly in front of the main stage, which allows access to preferred area beer and wine concession tents.

Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 the day of the show, and Preferred Viewing tickets are $40 in advance and $45 day of the show, if available. The shows start at 7 p.m.

Here is the lineup:

August 29 – Hunter Hayes

August 30 – Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Blues Traveler

August 31 – Train with special opening guestTrain NEW 2014 6 13

Be sure to book with Virginia Beach KOA now, as spots are filling up quickly!

Stay With Us

Virginia Beach KOA offers cozy deluxe cabins, camping cabins, full-service RV sites and water/electric sites for pop-ups and tents. Call 800-562-4150 now or visit the Virginia Beach KOA website to make your reservation. Check our Facebook page for more photos, news, tips and events.

The Fireworks are Here to Stay

July 11, 2014

If you’re having fireworks withdrawals after an explosive Fourth, you’re in luck! The fireworks are sticking around for a few months at Virginia Beach.

fireworksVAFireworks will be displayed every Sunday and Wednesday at 10 p.m. until Labor Day. They are shot from a barge on the ocean at 20th street but can be seen anywhere on the Boardwalk.

Speaking of Labor Day, spots are filling up fast at Virginia Beach KOA! Be sure to book now for the last big camping weekend of the season. Don’t forget the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon and the American Music Festival are that weekend, and Virginia Beach KOA offers an affordable place to stay.

Stay With Us

Virginia Beach KOA offers cozy deluxe cabins, camping cabins, full-service RV sites and water/electric sites for pop-ups and tents. Call 800-562-4150 now or visit the Virginia Beach KOA website to make your reservation. Check our Facebook page for more photos, news, tips and events.

Virginia Beach Explodes with Chalk Art

July 7, 2014

If you’re looking for a different kind of explosion after Fourth of July fireworks, come out to the Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA to make a vacation out of it!

Screen Shot 2014-07-03 at 2.30.54 PMHundreds of artists and “wanna-be” artists will turn the boardwalk into a canvas of color on July 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Participants draw four-by-four foot chalk drawings for three blocks along the boardwalk. Two hundred competitors will produce chalk drawings for a chance to win the overall divisions of amateur, professional and youth. Trophies and cash prizes will be awarded for each.

If you’re an artist, consider registering on the boardwalk at 17th street. You just have to register by 1 p.m. and complete your drawing by 3:30 p.m. to be eligible for prizes.

Bring the family out and put a little more color in your world!

Stay with Virginia Beach KOA

Virginia Beach KOA offers cozy deluxe cabins, camping cabins, full-service RV sites and water/electric sites for pop-ups and tents. Call 800-562-4150 now or visit the Virginia Beach KOA website to make your reservation. Check our Facebook page for more photos, news, tips and events.

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