Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation to Celebrate Completion of New Section of Thalia Creek Greenway

Friday, December 06, 2019

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is celebrating the completion of the second phase of the Thalia Creek Greenway project with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The City was awarded a grant from VDOT for $640,000 in June 2012 to construct this phase. This section of trail connects the western limit of phase one along Thalia Creek to Bonney Road.  A boardwalk and overlook provide scenic views of the marsh and creek. The Thalia Creek Greenway is now three-quarters mile long.

What: Ribbon cutting ceremony for phase two of the Thalia Creek Greenway project. Remarks to be made by Michael Kirschman, director of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Mayor Bobby Dyer.

When: Monday, December 9, 2019, from 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Where: Guests should park in the vacant lot next to the Extended Stay America off of Bonney Road (signs will be posted.) For those who would like to walk, park at Town Center and access the trail entrance at the corner of Independence Blvd. and Bonney Road.

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This event is open to the public and members of the media. For more information on the Thalia Creek Greenway Project, visit

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