Spring has sprung here in Virginia Beach! With warmer days upon us, it’s time to hang up our winter scarves and spend some much-needed time outside in the sunshine. Every season in Virginia Beach brings with it its own special lure, but spring in Virginia Beach offers plenty to do without the summer heat and massive crowds. So, read here for what to do this spring in Virginia Beach.
While Virginia Beach may be known for its summer festivals and live music performances like the Neptune Festival, there is a new 3-day music festival that will be descending upon Virginia Beach this Spring, “Something in the Water.” Singer and songwriter, Pharrell Williams has just announced his plans for a multicultural music festival to take place April 26th – 28th. With its extended line-up, it is sure to be one of the best events in Virginia Beach.
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Springtime brings with it new growth and signs of re-birth. Spring in Virginia Beach offers ample opportunity for visitors to pick and sample the local spring produce. One of the best places to enjoy this springtime activity is in Pungo, where there are many pick-your-own opportunities. Pungo is just a few minutes outside of Sandbridge and offers over 23,000 acres of farmland where visitors can pick their own strawberries from local farms or your own bouquet of colorful wildflowers.
Strawberry season begins in April and lasts through June. Although to get your pick of the crop, it is suggested to start earlier in the season because when they’re gone, they’re gone.
Any time of year in Virginia Beach is a great time to visit one of the local breweries but during the spring months it is especially nice as most breweries will start to open up their outdoor patios. where you can enjoy your brew while basking in the sun.
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Virginia Beach is home to several beautiful state parks that offer diverse landscapes. From endless sandy beaches to coastal inlets, there is much to explore and visiting one of Virginia Beach’s state parks is the best way to do just that.
After exploring First Landing State Park, head across the street to the Cape Henry Lighthouse. Climb to the top and take in awe-inspiring views of the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. While the lighthouse is open daily, spring in Virginia Beach is the best time to visit as there is no air conditioning or electricity.
Do note the lighthouse is currently under restoration and is due to open back up in spring of 2019, so be sure to check their website for updates.
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