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Spectacular Fireworks on Virginia Beach

June 26, 2015

There’s no better way to celebrate the official start of summer than a spectacular fireworks show and discount tickets to the American Music Festival. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for the Fourth of July weekend, and plan your trip to come back in September!

fourth of julyBeachside Fireworks

The Stars and Stripes Explosion is blasting off on July 4 at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Enjoy multiple live performances, including tribute bands to Bruce Springsteen and Journey. Symphonicity will perform movie themes and patriotic songs on the 20th St. stage. The night will end with a spectacular fireworks show right over the water. Grab a seat on a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the best view around.

Discount Festival Tickets

The American Music Festival is one of the biggest events of the year. On September 4 – 6 a diverse group of talent will perform music spanning across genres on the 5th St. Main Stage. You can look forward to names like Steve Miller Band, The Wailers and Sheryl Crow. Purchase your three-day pass for half-price until July 4, 2015. The Star-Spangled Special offers preferred viewing three-day passes for just $60, individual show tickets for just $30 and individual show VIP passes for $90. Don’t miss these awesome discounts! Visit the website to purchase.

Celebrate With Us

Wish America a happy birthday at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

 

See and Hear Dolphins Like Never Before

June 21, 2015

Dreaming about summer vacation? Turn your dreams into reality at Virginia Beach. Soak up the sun on the beach or take a new adventure at sea. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for the weekend, week or month!

Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 4.32.42 PMVirginia Beach is known for its diverse wildlife, and Virginia Aquarium Sea Adventures allows you to explore the magnificent animals of the sea. Take a wild ride on the Dolphin Discoveries Sea Adventure, where you’ll venture out on a 90-minute excursion exploring bottlenose dolphin habitats.

Listen to the sights and sounds of dolphin behavior, and observe these amazing animals through a close-up you have to experience to believe. You’ll get to use a research-quality hydrophone — an amazing underwater microphone — to listen for dolphins and wales. Aquarium educators will discuss dolphin behavior and habitat conservation efforts.

Brown pelicans, bald eagles and sea turtles are also commonly spotted on these sea adventures. Tickets are only $20 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 – 11. Admission for children under 3 is FREE. So take a trip on the wild side and set out to sea! Then come home to Virginia Beach KOA and relax for the weekend.

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Make a huge splash this summer at Virginia Beach KOA, and enjoy our variety of wildlife. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

 

Beachside Festival Celebrates Latin Culture

June 12, 2015

Celebrate Latin culture in Virginia Beach this season. Plan that summer vacation you’ve been dreaming of and stay at Virginia Beach KOA. You’ll have close access to the water, and the beachside events happening almost every weekend.

musicHardee’s Latin Fest will take place June 26 – 27, 2015 on the beach at 24th Street, and you don’t want to miss it. Enjoy the sights and sounds of Latin culture with top-notch food, family-friendly events and Latin music that makes you want to show off your moves! National performers will provide the beat, so you can dance under the stars. On top of the live music, there will also be Salsa, Merengue and jazz acts on the giant beach stage. Vendors will sell goodies all over the festival.

If you’re looking to work on your summer beach bod, join in the Zumba fitness marathon on Saturday. This Latin-inspired workout torches calories, and you’ll have a blast in this group setting with energetic instructors. Whether you do one hour or all four, you’ll feel energized and refreshed after. To see the full schedule of performers, visit the event’s website.

Come home to Virginia Beach KOA and kick up your feet!

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Dive into summer fun at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

 

Explore the Beach and Earn a Medal!

June 5, 2015

Go on an adventure to Virginia Beach this month, and have fun with the whole family! Virginia Beach is an exciting summer destination with plenty of family activities. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA as an alternative to staying in a hotel.

inflatableThe Virginia Aquarium Family Great Adventure Series will continue on June 25, 2015 at 6 p.m. on the beach at 27th Street. This event is free! Enjoy family-friendly entertainment and lead your children through discovery. The night’s theme is Muppet Mania. Weave through interactive adventures right on the beach, with a fun, movie theme. Each adventure gives your family a clue to unravel a mystery.

Visit sites on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, play games, enter contests, and solve the puzzle! Feel free to dress up as your favorite character from Muppets Most Wanted. If your costume is the best, you’ll win a trophy! Everyone who participates in the adventure will earn a medal. Finish off the evening by relaxing under the stars and enjoying the movie, presented on an inflatable screen.

Then come home to Virginia Beach KOA and unwind for the summer!

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Have a blast this summer at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

 

Two Exciting Music Festivals on the Beach!

May 30, 2015

Rock out in Virginia Beach this summer! Don’t miss two unique musical experiences, both happening at the beach the weekend of June 12-14!

musicThe 2nd Annual Sonrise Music Festival showcases some of today’s leading Christian artists, featuring Kutless along with Remedy Drive, Tedashii, City Harmonic, Manic Drive and others. They’ll be playing at Neptune Park at 31st Street.  VIP tickets for Kutless can be purchased at www.itickets.com.  Non-perishable foods will be collected at the door to benefit the homeless.

The second is Sandstock, a tribute to Rock and Roll, taking place at 24th Street. This beach version of Woodstock invites artists from all over the country, who cover your favorite rock bands like Van Halen, Guns N’ Roses and Led Zeppelin. Rock out to your favorite songs and hand down a piece of your musical history to the kiddos.

Enjoy the spectacular view of the ocean from the beach, and soak up the summer sun. This event is free to the public. Come for a day, or stay for the whole weekend! Here is the concert lineup:

Friday, June 12

Flower Power stage (South stage): 6:30-7:30pm, November Rain (Guns N’ Roses tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 7:30pm-8:30pm, Hot for Teacher (Van Halen tribute)
Flower Power stage (South stage): 8:30pm-9:30pm, November Rain (Guns N’ Roses tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 9:30pm-10:30pm, Hot for Teacher (Van Halen tribute)

Saturday, June 13

Flower Power stage (South stage): 6:30pm-7:30pm, BARGAIN (The Who tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 7:30pm-8:30pm, Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute)
Flower Power stage (South stage): 8:30pm-9:30pm, BARGAIN (The Who tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 9:30pm-10:30pm, Zoso (Led Zeppelin tribute)

Sunday, June 14

Flower Power stage (South stage): 6:30pm-7:30pm, Skydog (Allman Brothers tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 7:30pm-8:30pm, Cosmic Charlie (Grateful Dead tribute)
Flower Power stage (South stage): 8:30pm-9:30pm, Skydog (Allman Brothers tribute)
Hippy Dippy stage (North stage): 9:30pm-10:30pm, Cosmic Charlie (Grateful Dead tribute)

So grab your friends and family and relive your favorite musical moments. Book now at Virginia Beach KOA and we’ll have your site waiting for you!

Stay With Us

Spend summer at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Salute Fallen Heroes and Celebrate Summer

May 22, 2015

Headed out to Virginia Beach for Memorial Day? Start the celebration early on the beach with Salute to Summer. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for a fun-filled vacation.

musicSalute to Summer takes place May 22 – 24 at 17th Street Park, 24th Street Park and 31st Street Park. This salute celebrates music, summer fun and military men and women who have died as heroes for our wonderful country. There will be three large outdoor stages full of live entertainment. Here is the music schedule:

Friday, May 22

17th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, The UnExpected

24th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Seth Stainback & Roosterfoot

31st Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm,The Deloreans

Saturday, May 23

17th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Nature’s Child

24th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Black White Blues Band

31st Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, DEJA

Sunday, May 24

17th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Jesse Chong Band

24th Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Borderline Crazy

31st Street Park – 8:00pm-10:45pm, Buckshot

Visit the Heroes Walk display that stretches along the Boardwalk and read essays by high school students reproduced on large banners. Student writing will speak on military conflicts throughout history and the importance of our armed forces.

So come out to Virginia Beach and honor veterans, police officers, fire fighters and people who have served for the safety of the nation.

Relax With Us

Spend summer at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

Tasty Brews and Breathtaking Performances

May 12, 2015

Virginia Beach is home to scenic views, beachside events and entertainment that makes your vacation memorable. Enjoy sunrises, sunsets, and summer events in the area and stay at Virginia Beach KOA.

festivalThe Virginia Beach Arts Festival is going on now until May 25, so come out and see some spectacular performances before it ends. The festival is taking place all over Norfolk and Virginia, and you can enjoy easy access from Virginia Beach KOA. The Virginia Beer Festival is this Saturday and Sunday, May 16 -17 from 2 – 6 p.m. Come out to sample your favorite brews, and maybe find something new! There will be 65 breweries featuring over 125 beers.

Special performances include Pilobolus on May 18 – 19. This performance will take place at the Sandler Center for Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. This beautiful production will showcase the human body through acrobatics, intricate pile-ups and playing with illusion and reality. Prepare to be entertained! Wrap up the Festival with the Memorial Day Concert on May 25, and enjoy Americana music to celebrate this patriotic holiday.

Book your Memorial Day vacation at Virginia Beach KOA today, as spots fill up quickly. We’ll see you soon!

Stay With Us

Spend summer at Virginia Beach KOA. With great weather, nearby attractions and exciting events across town, Virginia Beach KOA is the perfect summer destination. Book your deluxe cabin or campsite online, or call 800-562-4150 for more information.

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