Family Great Adventure Series Brings
Family Films and Fun
to Virginia Beach Oceanfront
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Virginia Beach, Virginia – The wildly popular Family Great Adventure Series is back at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for another year of family fun and film watching on the beach under the stars. Between June and August, six evenings will feature a different movie with a corresponding family activity prior to the film. All movies and family activities are free and open to the public.
All Family Great Adventure Series events take place on the Beach at 26th Street at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.
Each event begins at 6:00pm. Participants must register by 6:20pm to take part in the interactive family event.
Movies begin at 8:30pm and require no registration.
The 2017 Family Great Adventure Series featured activities and movies are as follows:
Thursday, June 22 – Silly Safari on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. Keep a keen eye out for wild animals. Your team will go on a journey in search of valuable facts about our furry, growl-y, slithery friends found in the jungle. Bring anything you think you’ll need – binoculars, net, safari pith helmet, etc. Winning teams receive trophies. Everyone who plays gets a “Silly Safari” medal. Stick around to watch our featured film for the evening, The Jungle Book beginning at 8:30pm on a large inflatable screen built right on the sand!
Thursday, July 13 – Tropical Game Time on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. This luau on the beach features competitive games themed to the South Seas! Get ready to participate in games involving boogie boards, fishing nets, the limbo, and more! Everyone who plays gets a Family Great Adventure Series medal. Bring a beach blanket or lawn chair and stick around after the activity for the evening’s featured movie, Moana, beginning at 8:30pm.
Thursday, July 20 – Dragon Search on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. There’s a dragon on the loose! It will take all the wits your team can muster to find the elusive Elliot. Carefully find and follow each clue and be the first to bring Elliot the Dragon home. If you are successful, you’ll win a trophy. All players receive a Family Great Adventure Series medal. The featured film for the evening, Pete’s Dragon, will begin at 8:30pm.
Thursday, July 27 – Animal Detectives on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. A crime has been committed in the animal kingdom! Your job is to uncover the culprit through a series of clues, and bring him to justice. Your team will have to use your collective brain power to sift through what’s fact from fiction. Do you have what it takes to be a true detective? Everyone who plays gets an “Animal Detectives” medal. The featured film for the evening, Zootopia, will begin at 8:30pm.
Thursday, August 3 – Aquatic Adventure on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. Do you know what causes tides? Do you know why the ocean is blue? Do you know the average depth of the Atlantic Ocean? Can you find these answers, and Dory’s parents to complete this ocean-themed Aquatic Adventure? Get your team or family together to discover answers and uncover artifacts that relate to the vast Atlantic Ocean. If you make it back with the correct answers and everything checked off your list, you may win a trophy as your prize! The featured film, Finding Dory, will begin at 8:30 right on the beach at 26th Street underneath the stars.
Thursday, August 17 – Muppet Pirate Olympics on the beach at 26th Street, the family adventure begins at 6pm. Dress in your finest Pirate garb and compete in the Muppet Pirate Olympics! Prepare to outrun the competition in Gonzo the Great’s Balancing Relay Race, Kermit’s Frog Tossing for Distance, and Fozzie Bear’s Bear-y Crazy Obstacle Course. Winning teams receive trophies. Everyone who plays gets a “Muppet Pirate Olympics” medal. Our featured film for the evening, Muppet Treasure Island, will begin at 8:30 following the family adventure.
For more information on this event series and all that is happening on BeachStreetUSA, visit BeachStreetUSA.com or call 757-385-SURF (7873).
The Family Great Adventure Series is sponsored by Coca-Cola, 7-11, Ocean Storage, Oceanfront Inn, the City of Virginia Beach, and is produced by IMGoing.
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