Here are some local events happening this weekend that we are looking forward to!
Symphony by the Sea – Thursday, July 11; 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
This summer concert series begins tonight at the 31st Street Park at the Oceanfront. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of classical music performed by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra as the sun goes down. It’s free to attend, but it’s wise to show up early to make sure you get a good spot on the grass. For more information, click here.
Movie Night at Red Wing Park – Friday, July 12; 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Pack your blanket and lawn chairs and bring the whole family (pets too!) to a free showing of Homeward Bound at Red Wing Park in Virginia Beach. The movie begins at dusk and there will food available for purchase. For all the info, click here.
Adults Only Zoo Night – Thursday, July 11; 5:30 – 8:00 PM
If you’re looking for a nice break from "adulting," the Norfolk Zoo is hosting an event to help equal out your work-life balance. From 5:30 to 8 PM, the zoo will be open to adults only and will provide yard games and music. You can also meet with animal ambassadors and check out the exhibits which will be open late. The event usually sells out so be sure to grab your tickets ASAP! Click here for more information.
Norfolk Taco Festival – July 13th & 14th; 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Feast on a wide variety of delicious tacos served up by over 20 of the area’s best restaurants and food trucks. Margaritas too! In addition, there will be a chili eating contest, a tequila expo tent, yard games & tailgate games, live music, kids activities, and more! Tickets start at $9.95, and that includes one free drink voucher. For all the information you need, click here.
Butterfly Festival – July 13th; 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
The Norfolk Botanical Garden and Butterfly Society of Virginia have teamed up for this year’s Butterfly Festival. The festival is a fun and informative event for all ages that includes educational booths, demonstrations, and plenty of activities for butterfly enthusiasts. Attendees are encouraged to show up in their best butterfly costume! Click here for more information.
Whatever you do this weekend, be sure to stay safe!