Virginia Beach Events Cancelled in Advance of Storm

Irene #010 – 5 p.m.

Thursday, August 25, 2011

In anticipation of Hurricane Irene, the following events have been canceled: 

  • 8K Run, East  Coast Surfing Championships – Saturday morning
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter – Friday night concert at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. The concert has been rescheduled for Oct. 6.
  • Larry Graham concert at Sandler Center – Saturday night
  • Beach FamFest – Friday at 17th Street Park
  • Funkfest concerts – All weekend at 24th St Park
  • Beachstreet USA entertainment – Saturday and Sunday
  • Friday Night Hoedown at the Farmers Market

A decision will be made later today about the East Coast Surfing Championship.

For the most up-to-date information regarding Hurricane Irene citizens are urged to stay tuned to local television and radio stations as well as the outlets listed below:

  • VBgov.com
  • City’s VBTV Channels: Cox Cable 46, 47 & 48 and Verizon Cable 45, 46 & 47 will display emergency information including our City operational status and facilities closure notices
  • Television Channels: WTKR 3, WAVY 10 and WVEC 13
  • Local radio stations
  • Social Media Sites:
  • Citizen Services: 311 (landlines within City limits) or 385-3111; provides the City’s current operating condition status and facilities closure notices; please do not call 911 unless you have an emergency.

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