City of Virginia Beach Announces Additional Closures and Cancellations

Friday, September 06, 2019

Additional closures to Virginia Beach offices, facilities and attractions have been announced, including:

  • The Mid-Atlantic Shrine Association Parade scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Resort Area has been cancelled.
  • All activities, rentals, and events at Princess Anne Athletic Complex are cancelled today through Sunday, Sept. 8.

The previously announced closures remain in effect for Friday, Sept. 6:

  • All City of Virginia Beach offices
  • Waste Management is suspending all trash, recycling, bulky item, and yard debris collections for Friday, Sept. 6. Collections will be on Saturday, Sept. 7 instead.
    • The West Neck and Oceana Recycling Drop-off Centers will be closed Friday. The Landfill & Resource Recovery Center will remain closed Friday and will reopen as weather conditions allow.
  • All Virginia Beach community recreation centers and parks.
    • All activities scheduled at these locations, including early childhood child-care programs are also cancelled.
  • Virginia Beach Housing Resource Center services - Day Services, Health Center, Homeless Services (walk-ins, triage and screenings) and Human Services will not be available on Friday, Sept. 6.  
  • All Virginia Beach public libraries
    • TCC/City Joint-Use Library will remain closed Friday, Sept. 6.
  • All Virginia Beach city public schools and administrative offices
  • Francis Land House, Lynnhaven House, Thoroughgood House and Princess Anne County Training School/Union Kempsville High School Museum
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts administrative offices and Box Office
  • Virginia Beach Circuit Court, General District Court, Juvenile & Domestic Relations Courts and Clerk's Offices
  • Virginia Beach Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
  • Virginia Beach Department of Public Health
  • Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center
  • The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium
  • Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center
  • Virginia Beach Farmers Market
  • The Virginia Beach Visitor Information Center

The following event cancellations and postponements remain in effect:

  • The Virginia Aquarium boat programs are cancelled until Tuesday, Sept. 10.
  • The VB GIGs event on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Williams Farm Park has been postponed.
  • The Neptune Festival Symphony by the Sea concert originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 5 has been rescheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19.
  • All Emergency Medical Services classes have been cancelled for Friday and Saturday.
  • The Three Dog Night show at Sandler Center originally scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 8 has been rescheduled to Jan. 23, 2020. All ticket holders are encouraged to hold on to their original ticket as these will be honored at the rescheduled date.
  • Jail Visitation and Weekender Program
    • Inmate visitation at the Virginia Beach Correctional Center has been canceled for Friday, Sept. 6, and is scheduled to resume on Saturday, Sept. 7.
    • The Weekender Program has also been canceled and weekenders scheduled to report on Friday, Sept. 6, should not report. This includes Weekend Workforce participants. Weekday inmates on the program should still report on their required day and time. Delayed confinement individuals scheduled to report to the jail on Friday, Sept. 6, must still report pursuant to their court order.

For information regarding city services and information, contact VB311 Citizen Services seven days a week by dialing 311 or visit for online assistance.

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