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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.

Kick Off July With a Bang!

June 27, 2014

Ready for some fireworks? We thought you might be. The good news is the Stars and Stripes Explosion will take place on July 4 on Virginia Beach, and Virginia Beach KOA is nearby!

Multiple live performances will take place on oceanfront stages for a “star-spangled” salute to the wonderful U.S.A. Musical acts range from patriotic to classical to Motown and tributes to Bruce Springsteen and British pop. There will be something for the whole family.

WAVY-TC 10 news anchor Tom Schaad will host the 20th Street Stage concert. And the show will segue into an amazing fireworks show over the ocean at 9:30 p.m.

Entertainment Schedule

 

17th Street Park:

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., Chester B’s Motown Tribute ShowScreen Shot 2014-06-25 at 4.31.06 PM

20th Street Stage on the Beach:

8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Symphonic Springsteen with Symphonicity and the Virginia Beach Chorale, and Bruce in the USA (Bruce Springsteen tribute band)

9:30 p.m., Fireworks

24th Street Park:

8:00 p.m. – 10:45 p.m., The English Channel

31st Street Park:

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., 52nd Street (tribute to Billy Joel) and Captain Fantastic (tribute to Elton John)

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.

Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for Hardee’s Latin Fest

June 20, 2014

Come out to Virginia Beach June 27-28 and celebrate the sights and sounds of the Latin experience. Stay at nearby Virginia Beach KOA for your summer getaway!

Hardee’s Latin Fest invites national performers with high-energy tunes that kick the audience’s dancing feet in motion. Local and regional Latin acts take the stage with the rhythms of salsa, merengue and jazz. All performances are right on the beach!

There will also be a Zumba fitness marathon on Saturday June 28, beginning at 8 a.m. Meet some of the area’s best instructors as you sweat in a Latin-inspired, calorie-burning party.

 

Entertainment Schedule:

Friday, June 27

Main Beach Stagelatin fest

5:30pm-6:45pm, Timbason

7:15pm-8:45pm, Tribute to Celia Cruz

9:15pm-10:45pm, Jose Pena Suazo Y La Banda Gorda

 

Saturday, June 28

24th Street Park

8:00am-Noon, Mambo Room Zumba Marathon

1:15pm-2:15pm, Ballet Folklorico Guadalupano

2:30pm-3:00pm, Mambo Room Salsa

Main Beach Stage

3:30pm-4:45pm, TRADOC Salsa Band

5:15pm-6:45pm, Ultima Nota

7:15pm-8:45pm, Las Fenix

9:15pm-10:45pm, Grupo Vena

 

The best part is that the Hardee’s Latin Fest is completely free!

 

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.

Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for Sandstock

June 13, 2014

Sandstock—A Tribute to Rock and Roll is the best thing since Woodstock, and Virginia Beach KOA is the best place to stay!

Regional and national tribute artists will be covering everyone from Pink Floyd to Journey on two beach stages at 24th street, June 20-22.

SandStock 2012 (42) SandStock 2013 (127)_resizeThe Machine, a tribute band to Pink Floyd, will perform on June 20 from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and 9:30-10:30 p.m. on the Hippy Dippy stage. The Machine has a 25-year reputation of excellence, extending the legacy of Pink Floyd.

Departure is one of the most respected Journey tribute bands in the nation, and your chance to hear them comes on Saturday June 21 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and 9:30- 10:30 p.m. on the Hippy Dippy Stage.

Finally, Hollywood Nights is the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet band. The band continues the groundwork laid down by Bob Seger over the years. Hollywood Nights will be playing on the Flower Power stage on Saturday, June 22, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m.

For the full schedule view BeachStreetUSA’s website.

Stay with Virginia Beach KOA

Virginia Beach KOA offers cozy deluxe cabins featuring full kitchenettes, full bathrooms, linens and comfy beds. We also offer 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.

Have a Great Adventure in Virgina Beach

June 6, 2014

Looking for some family fun on Virginia Beach? Check out the Family Great Adventure Series and stay at Virginia Beach KOA.

The Family Great Adventure series is a free event in which families can take part in an interactive adventure, leading to various sites along the boardwalk. Work your way down the beach as you unravel a mystery. Activities consist of games and contests right on the water. Participants can dress up as characters and spread out in the sand for a family-friendly movie shown on an inflatable screen.Movie 2012 (72)

Finding Nemo will be playing on Saturday, Jun. 21 as part of the Seaside Search, on the beach at 27th street. Will your family be able to solve the clues to discover Nemo’s hiding place? The winning teams take home trophies, and everyone gets a medal.

Other Family Great Adventures take place through July and August, so don’t miss it!

Jun. 21, 2014 – 6:00pm – Seaside Search (Finding Nemo)

Jun. 26, 2014 – 6:00pm – Monstrous Olymics (Monsters University)

Jul. 10, 2014 – 6:00pm – Gather the Gadgets (Inspector Gadget)

Jul. 24, 2014 – 6:00pm – Secret Agent Sneak Attack (Spy Kids)

Aug. 7, 2014 – 6:00pm – Rowdy Round-Up (Despicable Me 2)

Aug. 21, 2014 – 6:00pm – In Plane Sight (Planes)

 

Stay with Virginia Beach KOA

Virgina Beach KOA offers cozy deluxe cabins featuring full kitchenettes, full bathrooms, linens and comfy beds. We also offer 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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