The summer season has wrapped up, but the weather is still perfect for a fall getaway at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The temperature along the Atlantic Ocean averages around 80 degrees which is great for a beach day along the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Stay at Four Sails, open your patio door and listen to the sounds of the ocean waves. After a night of rest in a king one-bedroom oceanfront suite, venture out around the city and attend a couple of local events.
Take the family to Hunt Club Farm for a day of outdoor adventures at their Harvest Fair which runs daily from September 28 through October 31 from 10 am to 6pm. You’ll be amazed to see the largest pumpkin patch in Virginia Beach along with hayrides, pony rides and a petting farm. If you’re visiting on the weekends enjoy the carnival rides, inflatable amusements, delicious foods, DJ with music and games. After a day of fun at the fair, stick around for an evening of Halloween Thrills as the farm is transformed into the Haunted Hunt Club. It’s a Scream Park with terrifying haunts, live entertainment, concessions and vendors. This attraction has been around Virginia Beach for 30 years and has been ranked as one of the Top-Rated Haunts in America. While walking through the festival, look out for one or multiple members of the scream team of freaky, strange and scary characters who may just pop up and introduce themselves, an evening you won’t forget. For more information and tickets visit http://www.huntclubfarm.com/events .
Weekend of October 5 and 6 drive out to Virginia Beach’s Military Aviation Museum where they’ll be hosting the Biplanes and Brews where the theme is Brewing passions for history, one flight at a time.
Witness a unique WWI air show showcasing the museums expansive WWI aircraft collection. Gaze up at the clouds with your family as these historic biplanes and triplanes fly over with a vintage musical performance. Experience the thrill of flight yourself with rides offered on the museum’s two open cockpit biplanes. Adults can sample some of Virginia finest crafty beers from some of the finest breweries such as Smartmouth, Reason Beer, PleasureHouse Brewing and more. For more information and tickets visit www.militaryaviationmuseum.org.
If you missed the above events, come later in the month October 19 and October 20 to the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival located on the beach at 30th Street.
The festival will host over 30 breweries with samples of over 60 craft beers available for sampling from 2pm to 6pm each day. Tickets include unlimited sampling, a commemorative cup and live music. The Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival is the only craft beer sampling event held on the beach at the oceanfront. Bring your friends and relax to the sounds of ocean waves, dance to the music, mingle with others while enjoying delicious food from vendors or from one of the outstanding restaurants along the boardwalk. Purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com.