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New Events, Attractions Coming to Virginia Beach in 2024

by Kimberly Inlander

Jan 16, 2024

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There’s so much for family travelers to see and do in Virginia Beach, Virginia, this year.

 

The Recipe

Get your taste buds prepped by taking a behind-the-scenes culinary tour of Virginia Beach with The Recipe photography exhibit on display at Sandler Center for Performing Arts.

 

Virginia Aquarium

A new, interactive maze exhibit debuts at Virginia Aquarium on Jan. 20, and runs through April 28. Rainforest Adventure explores one of the most diverse and endangered ecosystems on our planet. The aquarium also recently opened its South Building following a $28.9 million expansion and renovation, and opens Mermaid Bay Café.

 

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Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman: Journey to Nature’s Underworld Exhibit

At Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, a traveling exhibit features about 30 large-scale paintings and sculptures from Mark Dion and Alexis Rockman.

 

For festivals, check out New Spring Music Festival, April 26–28, and New Virginia Beach Reggae Festival, May 31–June 2.

 

New restaurant and bar Hackers and Hilltop boasts golf simulators and a cigar room, and a LEGO Store is now open at Virginia Beach Town Center. For its 50th anniversary, Mt. Trashmore will upgrade its Kids’ Cove playground. Other developments underway include construction on Atlantic Surf Park; and the 10-foot-wide, paved Virginia Beach Trail.

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