Between now and January 5, Busch Gardens, the city’s wonderful theme park, will be aglow with millions of dazzling lights. While this attraction is fun any time of the year, it’s entrancing during the holidays. Be sure and visit, so you can enjoy the heartwarming shows, shop for last-minute gifts and savor festive food. Don’t leave without treating yourself to a mug of the park’s peppermint fudge hot chocolate.

Tickets for a day’s visit are $54. The address is 1 Busch Gardens Boulevard.

Jingle Bell Jam

If you’re like most people, you can’t seem to get enough holiday music during Christmastime. At the Jungle Bell Jam on December 22, you can spend a most pleasant afternoon listening to jolly tunes performed by great local talent.

Tickets range from $11 to $22. Showtime is 3 p.m., but preconcert activities start at 2 p.m. The location is the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts at 201 Market Street.

Stay With Us

The holidays are a great time to camp in Virginia Beach, and our many hot deals make it even sweeter. You’ll find them on our website. Locals can enjoy 25 percent off with our “Neighbor’s Discount,” now through January 3.

Having company come to town for the holidays? Reduce the stress and have them stay at Virginia Beach KOA! They can also get 25 percent off with our “Family Coming?” discount, which is available through January 3.

Don’t let the cold weather stop you from having a cozy getaway.  Come enjoy outdoor recreation in the crisp air. By day, you can play in our Pocket Park, try your hand at our indoor Game Arcade, and engage in outdoor volleyball or basketball; and by night, you can savor hot chocolate by a warm campfire.

Choose from one of our brand new Deluxe Patio RV sites, Deluxe Cabins with bathroom and linens, rustic Camping Cabins in the woods, or a traditional tent site. Enjoy our brand new Pocket Park filled with games and recreation for kids and adults. Learn more on our website.