New ‘Parks After Dark’ Program to Launch in Virginia Beach for the Summer

The City of Virginia Beach and Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation has announced a new free event series at Williams Farm Park this summer.

Parks After Dark will begin on June 8 and run to Aug. 26 featuring live music, movies, lawn games, food trucks, and more. The new initiative was created to help establish a safe space for fun and family-friendly activities during evening hours when there are often fewer activities available for teens.

“Parks After Dark hits three things that every parent looks for in a summer activity—it’s free, fun and out of the house!” said Michael Kirschman, director of Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation. “This is a program created for the local community, by the local community, too.”

Parks After Dark schedule:

Week 1: June 8-10 – Carnival theme (Live music from Mosaic Steel Drum Orchestra on June 8.)

Week 2: June 15-17 – Family Fun theme

Week 3: No events June 22-24

Week 4: No events June 29-30 & July 1

Week 5: July 6-8 – Superhero theme

Week 6: July 13-15 – Neighbors & Locals theme

Week 7: July 20-22 – Game Day theme

Week 8: July 27-29 – Around the World in Three Days

Week 9: Aug. 3-5 – Glow in the Dark

Week 10: Aug. 10-12 – Rock the Night Away

Week 11: Aug. 17-19 – Tech and Comics theme

Week 12: Aug. 24-26 – Back to the Future theme

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