Special Events

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Bird in water Winter Wildlife Festival​​​

January 20-22, 2017 | Exhibit Hall: Saturday, January 21​, 10 am - 4 pm
Princess Anne Recreation Center
Witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach! Educational workshops and engaging excursions are sure to captivate novice & expert outdoo​r enthusiasts. Learn what it takes to properly observe and identify wildlife, while exploring the best of our city's natural areas. Fee required for most sessions. Check out our festival website for more information.​

Cherry Blossom Festival

Saturday, April 1
Red Wing Park
Celebrate spring, peace and goodwill during the blossom season with our Sister City Miyazaki, Japan. Featuring diverse and creative programs, traditional Japanese music, arts and culture while promoting natural beauty and community spirit.


Earth Day

Saturday, April 22
Mount Trashmore Park
Refresh your approach to making our world a healthier place with various exhibits, displays and activities that will provide innovative ways to green your lifestyle. recycling Zone including electronics recycling and rain barrel sales available.


Bike Rodeo

Saturday, May 13
Princess Anne Recreation Center
May is national Bike Month, so trek out for a day of fun activities focused on bicycle safety. Take part in lively skill stations, interactive games, bike decorating and a parade! Bring your bicycles and helmets to join the fun!


For more ​events, check out what's happening in our recreation centers​!​

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