28 Events + 87,000 Guests = 1 Lively Convention Center

Thursday, May 31, 2018

June is one of the busiest months of the year at the Virginia Beach Convention Center (VBCC). Almost 30 different events, including more than a dozen high school and university graduation ceremonies, will take place beginning June 3. For a list of upcoming events, including graduation times and dates, visit www.virginiabeachconventioncenter.com. As always, parking is free at the VBCC. Here's a sampling of some of the events taking place this June:

June 3:  Spring Fest Car Show
Spring Fest is an annual auto event featuring some of the finest cars on the East Coast. Since 2010, this show has grown from a local gathering to an indoor/outdoor event drawing over 1,000 custom cars from up and down the East Coast and beyond. Spring Fest is featured on many car enthusiasts' websites as well as in a number of national and international print media. Spectator tickets are $10 each.

June 7: Virginia Beach City Public Schools STEM Trifecta Challenge
The Office of Technical & Career Education (TCE) in Virginia Beach City Public Schools provides elementary, middle and high school students with unique, hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) activities that expand students' educational opportunities. The STEM Trifecta is an initiative created by TCE that allows students, teachers, mentors, administrators, and industry and community partners to join together to create and promote STEM and entrepreneurship awareness through project-based learning activities. Participant pre-registration is required. Parking is free.

June 12 – 16: Virginia Beach City Public Schools Graduations
Over a span of five days, the VBCC will welcome more than 50,000 high school graduates, family members and friends to celebrate their academic accomplishments. For information about each of these ceremonies, click here. Free, on-site parking.

June 22 – 24: Revel Dance Convention
Dancers of all ages gather annually for this dance convention which includes dance lessons, competitions, networking and fun. Jazz, hip-hop, ballroom, ballet and tap are just a few of the dance styles featured. Dancer pre-registration required. This is a ticketed event for observers.

Did you know?
The VBCC has a dedicated, professional staff and an award-winning caterer to assist with "the" perfect wedding. Need a large space with plenty of parking? The VBCC has three ballrooms and ample, free parking. Need a smaller, more intimate space? Choose from a variety of suites and pre-function areas at the VBCC. A unique and visually-stunning venue, the VBCC is perfect for hosting weddings and receptions – all under one roof. From a simple cocktail reception to full service, plated affairs, the VBCC is perfect for parties and celebrations of almost every size. Click here to find out more.

About the Virginia Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau (www.VisitVirginiaBeach.com)
Where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach promises visitors a unique chance to "Live the Life." Nature at its finest, just-caught and just-picked local food and toes-in-the-sand relaxation combine for a soul-satisfying experience. A world-renowned boardwalk, energetic downtown, state-of-the-art Convention Center, abundant parks and waterways, and mild weather give rise to an active lifestyle and flourishing local culture. The Virginia Beach CVB is responsible for promoting year-round leisure, business, meetings and conventions, international and sports travel to Virginia's most populous city. For media information and images, visit www.VisitVirginiaBeach.com/pressroom. Follow Virginia Beach on Twitter at twitter.com/VisitVaBch, Instagram at instagram.com/visitvabeach, Facebook at www.facebook.com/VirginiaBeachVA.

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