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Pharrell Williams Launches SOMETHING IN THE WATER Art, Culture And Music Festival Celebrating Virginia Beach

When: April 26, 27, and 28, 2019

SOURCE: Live Nation Entertainment - Read the full Press Release

The first annual SOMETHING IN THE WATER is produced by Live Nation. The stage will be set on the beach and will feature weekend performances by Pharrell and friends, Travis Scott, Migos, Dave Matthews Band, Missy Elliott, J Balvin, Janelle Monae, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert, Diplo, Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals, Pusha T, Kaytranada, Ferg, Jhené Aiko, Rosalía, Maggie Rogers, Mac DeMarco, Masego, Virgil Abloh, DRAM, Leikeli47, Jaden Smith, Radiant Children, John-Robert and more.

On April 26, 27 & 28 musicians, personalities, scholars, students, artists, activists and athletes will converge on Virginia Beach to activate and amplify, collaborate and co-author, shift and shape the future. Other cultural activations will include moments with Deepak Chopra and Geoffrey Canada, as well as a Pop-Up Church Service and TRAP Karaoke.

Pharrell is working hand in hand with the city of Virginia Beach to create a weekend celebrating the beauty and diversity of Virginia Beach with a 3-day experience encapsulating music, education, sports, art and culture, health and wellness and more. Encompassing the Convention Center, Vibe Arts District, a stretch of Atlantic Ave and the beach, the weekend will have something for everyone, and all ages. SOMETHING IN THE WATER signals to the community that global brands and some of the world's brightest, most creative and gifted minds are showing up for them.

Tickets for the first ever SOMETHING IN THE WATER are on sale now at SOMETHINGINTHEWATER.COM

Operation Jingle

Thank you very much to the member hotels that participated in Operation Jingle. This wonderful program affords military personnel to have their families visit from afar and stay at local hotels from December 23rd to 26th. This year marks the 20th anniversary of Operation Jingle’s beginning, and Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is proud to partner with local hotels to offer this great opportunity.

  • Atrium Resort
  • Best Western Plus Sandcastle
  • Cavalier Hotel
  • Comfort Suites Beachfront Hotel
  • Comfort Inn & Suites Oceanfront
  • Country Inn & Suites
  • Founders Inn and Spa
  • Four Points by Sheraton
  • Hampton Inn Norfolk-Virginia Beach
  • Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront North
  • Hyatt House VA Beach Oceanfront
  • Ocean Key Resort

Virginia Beach Ranks #1 Among Big U.S. Cities

Virginia Beach is one of the best big cities to live in, according to WalletHub. Key indicators were grouped into five categories: Affordability, economy, education and health, quality of life and safety. Virginia Beach came out at number one in multiple categories, with the highest home ownership rates, the lowest crime rates and the lowest percentage of its population living below poverty level.


Beachy Clean

The VBHA is a proud supporter of the Cigarette Litter Prevention Program funded by Keep America Beautiful and managed by Clean Virginia Waterways. By doing simple things like disposing of ALL litter properly and using outside cigarette butt receptacles, you too can help keep our beaches clean and our water quality healthy. For more information visit www.BeachyCleanVB.org.