Top Things To Do in Virginia Beach During April

Virginia Beach Top Things To Do April

Last modified: March 3, 2018

Flowers aren't the only things that start to bloom in April. The warming weather coaxes the local residents and early bird tourists out of their cozy, comfy homes and into the brisk refreshing spring air. April starts the year off right because there is something fun to do virtually every single weekend. Check out what events are happening this month!

Easter Egg Hunt

The first event of the month will be a family-friendly one held at Hunt Club Farm. Bring everyone to this annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 1st (Easter Sunday)! Other activities besides the egg hunt include a farm tour hayride, inflatable amusements, a petting farm, and a visit with the Easter bunny. The cost is $15 per child and $5 per adult. Other activities not included in the general admission price are pony rides, face painting, concessions, carnival rides, prizes, and more. Click here to get all the details!

Crush N' Run 5k and Beach Run

You don't even have to be a runner to enjoy this fun Virginia Beach annual event. The Crush N' Run invites all to participate in their 5k run. We think the best part about this race (aside from taking in the gorgeous views of the oceanfront) is the after-party! Immediately after finishing the 5k, you'll be handed Waterman's famous Orange Crush. Enough said. Get registered by clicking here!

The Delicious East Coast She Crab Soup Classic

This Virginia Beach favorite event is the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic. Taste the most amazing soups at this event! Many soups will enter this contest, but only one will win! You’ll find this event at the 24th Street Stage! Being a ticketed event, you will need to purchase yours at the door. If you have a child 12 or Under, the will come in for free. This is the area’s most loved soup competition. This She Crab Soup Classic draws people from all over the East Coast to VB! Saturday, April 7h is the day of this delicious event starting at Noon. This event ends at 4:00 PM. Bring your appetite! 

Celebrate Earth Day at Mount Trashmore Park

A fun Earth Day event at Mount Trashmore Park will be April 21st. Be outdoors and bask in the beauty of this awesome park. The 165 acred land of Mount Trashmore includes a playground, two lakes, and even a skate park! There are also beautiful gardens to walk around in. Take a look at the various species of fish that live in the lake! There is no better place to celebrate Earth Day! There will be many exhibits, displays, and activities that demonstrate how we can make Earth a healthier and cleaner place to live. Learn how to live a greener life! The Earth Day activities start at 11:00 AM. This event is free!

Your Dog Called... She Said She Wants A Fun Event, Too

If you're a pet lover, you'll want to head down to Care-A-Lot's annual Pet Lovers' Extravaganza! April 27-29th at the Care-A-Lot Pet Supplies Headquarters (1617 Diamond Springs Road in VA Beach), there will be tons of activities that are fun for K9s and the rest of their family! There will be kid-friendly activities like Moon Bounce, Face Painting, and Balloon Animals. Of course, there will be so much for the furry ones to love! Pets can participate in contests. Click here to register your pet. And, their fur Moms and Dads will receive special coupons and a change to win $10,000! 

Sonrise Festival

Toward the end of April, there will be another fun family friendly event. The Sonrise Festival invites everyone to enjoy their event full of Christian music and special guest speakers. There will be performers like Lecrae, Danny Gokey, Unspoken, Building 429, Citizen Way, Aaron Cole, Rhett Walker Band, and Stephanie Armstrong. If you are a fan of Christian music and want to hear it live, this is the perfect festival for you! You'll catch this event at the 24th Street Stage at the oceanfront. The dates for this three day festival are from April 20th through the 22nd. 

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