Special Events

​​​​​Tag your event photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter #VBParksRec

​​​Santa's Stocking Old Fashion Craft BazaarSanta's Stocking Old Fashioned ​Craft Bazaar​

​Saturday & Sunday, November 17 & 18 | Kempsville Rec Center
​9 am - 5 pm on Saturday​s; 10 am - 4 pm on Sundays

Now in its 40th year, this event features over 100 craft vendors each weekend. Crafters will be selling unique handmade items, everything from stocking stuffers to fine works of art, all at budget-friendly prices. This event is free for shoppers!

Doll & Teddy Bear ShowDoll & Teddy Bear Show

Saturday, December 8 | 9 am - 3 pm
Bayside Rec Center

New this year! The Doll and Teddy Bear Show showcases beautiful antique dolls, classic and vintage dolls, compositions, modern dolls, original art dolls, handcrafted dolls, teddy bears, miniatures, doll furniture, accessories and much, much more. Exhibitor/seller applications are now being accepted. The public is invited to come and browse and shop to add to personal collections. It's sure to be a family friendly and fun-filled event for collectors and non-collectors alike!​ Interested in being a vendor? Apply today

Winter Wildlife FestivalWinter Wildlife Festival 

January 25 - 27, 2019
Princess Anne Rec Center 

Witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach; whether it’s following fascinating bird activity, exploring the natural areas of our community or the musings of harbor seals​. Learn what it takes to properly observe and identify wildlife in their natural settings​​.​​
Registration is now open! Register today Interested in being an exhibitor? Apply today​

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

Contact Information