Here’s to celebrating the dads, granddads, and father figures in our lives.

No matter what, there always seems to be something going on in Virginia Beach. This weekend, however, is a double-threat. Make the weekend extra special by planning a memorable day out with the family. There's a little bit of something for everyone on this list, from an art show to a surfing contest to a high-end Father's Day brunch. 

Boardwalk Art Show

18th to 35th Street
Virginia Beach Boardwalk
Virginia Beach, VA
(804) 590-2430
www.visitvirginiabeach.com

Date: Thursday, June 14 – Sunday, June 17
Time: Thursday, Noon to 6 p.m.; Friday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Price: Free

This weekend, more than 275 artists will display their artwork at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Art Show. Presented by PNC Bank and produced by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the Boardwalk Art Show will feature 13 fine art and contemporary craft mediums, great food, and live entertainment. The best part? General admission is free. 

Logstradamus Festival of Vibes

5th Street
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
www.facebook.com/logstradamus/

Date: Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17
Time: Noon to 7 p.m. 
Price: Free

Get your friends and hit the Virginia Beach Oceanfront to celebrate the city’s seventh annual Logstradamus Festival of Vibes. Eat, drink, and make Insta-worthy memories as you watch surfers compete in a “semi-formal, single-fin surf contest” for a golden tricycle. (No, we’re not kidding.) This year the festival lineup will include local and regional talent with Sunny & GabeSnake Mountain RevivalThe Spacebomb Beach Band (feat. Matthew E. White), and DJ Lord Thomas.

Flying Proms Symphony Air Show

1341 Princess Anne Rd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23457
(757) 721-7767
www.militaryaviationmuseum.org

Date: Saturday, June 16
Time: 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Price: Free

Surprise the family with an air show! On Saturday, June 16, the Military Aviation Museum is holding its eighth installment of The Flying Proms Symphony Air Show. The first half of the show will feature aerial displays from the museum’s collection of historical aircraft, including the DeHavilland Mosquito. Gates open at 3 p.m., and the concert begins at 7 p.m. (There’ll also be a fireworks finale provided by Zambelli Fireworks!)

Father’s Day “Man Brunch” at The Founders Inn and Spa

5641 Indian River Rd.,
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
(757) 366-5777
www.foundersinn.com

Date: Sunday, June 17
Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Adults: $39.95
Children 5 to 12: $15.95
Children 4 and younger: Free

What better way to celebrate Father’s Day than to take Pop to the Man Brunch at The Founders Inn and Spa? Snack on food, sip drinks, and see live music at The Swan Terrance Grill on Sunday, June 17. Menu options will include a mouthwatering Boston pork BBQ, oysters on the half shell, cedar plank salmon, a grill station filled with hot dogs and hamburgers, salads, and cheeses, and a make-your-own omelet station.

Will you be headed to the Oceanfront this weekend? Let us know in the comment section below!

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