go to Cultural Attractions
Beach Street USA
is on the Oceanfront between 17th and 25th Streets
and includes 3 Boardwalk Stages that become "center
stage" during the summer! Free concerts
begin each season on weekends starting inMay and
accelerate to nightly boardwalk entertainment from
late June through Labor Day. Look for Sunday night
fireworks displays and catch a copy of the events
schedule at the main information center at
GTE Virginia Beach Amphitheater,
is the ultimate for concert traffic from April through
October each year. Acts from the top of the charts
along with some well-travelled concert icons appear
throughout the season in this outdoor venue that's
a true hot spot for southeastern Virginia night life!
Mt. Trashmore is
one of the earliest parks in the country to use technology
to build fun from a trash heap. Trashmore is part
of a landfill design that recycled wastes into 162
acres of great entertainment possibilities. Playgrounds,
skateboard ramps, bicycle trials, picnic facilities
and two lakes are now part of the landscape.
Ocean Breeze Fun Park
(south of the beachfront on General Booth Blvd.)
is the Beach's answer to swimming without getting
sand in your suit! They have it all a full-sized
Wild Water Rapids water park with water slides
and raft rides, plus go-cart tracks, batting cages
and Ship Wreck miniature golf! (757) 422-0718
Virginia Beach Pavilion,
(21st Street just off 264) is the site for concerts
and programs in the resort area. Check out the
Pavilion events schedule when you get into town for
ticket availability and show times.
Virginia Marine Science
Museum, (south of the beachfront on General
Booth Blvd.) is Virginia's largest salt water aquarium,
but that's just part of the story! There are over
100 hands-on interactive exhibits and a wondrous
outdoor walkway through a saltwater marsh ecosystem,
the domain of some live otters and baby seals. Winter
whale watching trips are part of the services
offered by the museum, as well as fascinating film
presentations ongoing in their IMAX® 3-D Theatre.
(757) 425-FISH (3474)
Association for Research and
Enlightenment (A.R.E.) is the international
headquarters for research on the readings of the
late psychic, Edgar Cayce...this formidable
structure on Atlantic Avenue also houses a library,
ESP testing center and bookstore. Tours are available.
Contemporary Art Center of
Virginia, a facility committed to quality
art education and appreciation of 20th
century art, through programs, exhibits and workshops.
The center sponsors the Boardwalk Art Show each summer.
The Little Theatre of Virginia
Beach, a theatre troop delivering quality
performances for over 50 years, has earned its claim
as the oldest performing arts group in the city.
Virginia Musical Theatre.
Virginia's only professional theater exclusively
committed to full-scale revivals of classic musicals.
Season runs from October through April on North Lynnhaven
Road in Virginia Beach. 757-340-5446
The Virginia Symphony
plays in various venues around Hampton Roads with
headquarters in Norfolk. A world-class professional
orchestra, the musicians are fresh from an acclaimed
performance at Carnegie Hall during their 1999-2000
season. Check with the symphony for their scheduled
performances which run from September through July.
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