Special Events

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Movie Night: Ghostbusters (1984 Orig​inal)

Friday, October 27 (Rain Date: Sunday, October 29) | Activities begin at 6 pm​; movie begins at dusk
Mount Trashmore Park
Enjoy a movie under the stars at Mount Trashmore Park! Bring blankets and beach chairs to get comfortable as you watch the original Ghostbusters film on our giant screen. Concessions will be available for purchase.


Trick or TreatGhoula Palooza

Saturday,  October 28 | 10​ am - 1​​ pm
Great Neck Park
Dress up your kids and pets to have a ghoulishly good time Trick-or-Treating through Great Neck Park. Frighteningly fun family fitness activities, crafts, inflatables, and more will ensure the entire family enjoys a beautiful - but spooky - day at the park!​ 

Santa's Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar

Saturday & Sunday, November 4 & 5 | Princess Anne Recreation Center
Saturday & Sunday, November 18 & 19 | Kempsville Recreation Center
Now in its 39th year, this event features over 100 different 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.​ ​The bazaar offers free admission and free on-​site parking to shoppers. Find out more

Winter Wildlife Festival​

January 26 - 28 | Princess Anne Recreation Center & Various Excursion Sites
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.​ Interested in being an exhibitor as part of our Exhibit Hall at Princess Anne Recreation Center? Apply today


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