Featured Event

Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon Virginia Beach

 Don't miss out on Labor Day Weekend's most rockin' runs in Virginia Beach! With bands lining the course, ocean views and sweet swag at the finish line, These are the coolest runs this summer!


Saturday, Sep. 3 - 1 Mile on the Sand

Start Line: On the Beach, 19th Street

8:30am Start

-Run for the fun of it! This is a race full of sand, surf and smiles. Be rewarded at the finish line with an exclusive beach towel, medal and complimentary beer.

Sunday, Sep. 4 - 5K Run and 1/2 Marathon

Start Line: The Virginia Beach Convention Center, 1000 19th Street

7:00am Start

-Run the 5K for all the fun of the half marathon in a shorter distance. Enjoy on course music and entertainment and be rewarded with a medal and entry to the American Music Festival upon finish.


For more information on the event, click HERE.

Regional Events

Local Venues

This 90-acre site has 60 acres of open space with the remainder rows of reforested pine trees. Chesapeake City Park is the premier place in Chesapeake for entertainment.


  • Dog Parks
  • Fun Forest Playground, the ultimate children's playground, imagination center and family adventure area!
  • Horseshoe, Volleyball and Basketball Courts
  • Outdoor Fitness Area
  • Picnic Shelters with grills
  • Skate Park
  • Robert G "Buddy" Bagley Stage: exquisitely-arched 60x40 wood-tone stage blends with backdrop of trees, a perfect venue for outdoor concerts.
  • Walking Trail: 3/4-mile walking loop or add your own variations for a longer work out!

Electric and water service is in place to support outdoor events and large outings. Fees pertain only to reservations and not to drop-in use. Check out the City Park Rental Information. For park reservations, picnic shelter rentals and other park information call 757-382-6411.