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4th Annual Ice Cream Festival   View Event

  • Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 12:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House
  • Description:  If you scream for ice cream, you’re in luck. Cool off from the summer heat and join the Virginia Beach History Museums for the 4th Annual Ice Cream Festival on July 20 in honor of National Ice Cream Month. The event runs from noon to 5 p.m. at the Francis Land House, located at 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd. This year’s festival is packed with ice cream themed crafts, games and activities. Plus, Olaf, everyone’s favorite, lovable snowman will be available for pictures. An ice cream truck rodeo will be on-site in addition to other sweet treats available for purchase. The special program “Founding Flavors” will feature tastings of five of our founding fathers’ – and mothers’ – favorite flavors from yester-year. Flavors will include last year’s fan favorite, lavender, as well as four selections with origins from the herb garden to the orchard. General admission to the festival is free. Tickets are $5 to take part in the “Founding Flavors” tasting. *** Founding Flavors Tasting Tickets Now Available! We are once again offering a tasting of five historic ice cream flavors from yester-year made by Lolly's Creamery. Flavors will include last year’s fan favorite, lavender, as well as four selections with origins from the herb garden to the orchard. This program sold out last year! Get your tickets here! Pre-registration is ONLINE ONLY. Pre-registration will end at 4 pm on Friday, July 19th. Any remaining tickets will be CASH ONLY & sold at the Information Booth the day of the event. To register please click the link below! Our friends at Virginia Beach Parks and Rec are helping us with ticketing for this event! ***If you already have a VBPR account please sign in before registering. If you have forgotten your password please click "forgot password" to reset. If you are new to the registration system you will have to take just a minute to create an account.*** Please show online purchase receipt (printed or digital) at Information Booth to receive your event tickets

Free. Fun. Saturday.   View Event

  • Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
  • Calendar:   Francis Land House
  • Location:  Francis Land House
  • Description:  August's program highlights the evolution of the bathing suit, and the history of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront resort area. Interactive activities, a take home craft, house tours, and story time makes this event fun for the whole family! This program is free and open to the public.

A MidSummer's Tea   View Event

  • Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 2:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Calendar:   Lynnhaven House
  • Location:  4409 Wishart Road Virginia Beach, 13455
  • Description:  Some colonists rebelled against taxes on tea by creating their own "Liberty Teas" out of plants they grew in the home garden. Others turned to smuggling this popular beverage! Hear both sides of the story from costumed interpreters as you enjoy a full afternoon tea menu catered by The Two Leaves. Advanced registration is required. Tickets will be available after July 6.