October 10, 2023

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Announces Autumn in the Air Fall Festival Coming to Mount Trashmore

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation (VBPR) will celebrate the season’s bounty with banjos, brews and bites at a new, free fall festival called Autumn in the Air, from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4. Visit Mount Trashmore Park for an immersive family-friendly experience featuring food trucks, interactive exhibits, a beer garden and four-band musical lineup including Grammy Award winner, Chance McCoy.

“We are excited to bring a free festival to Mount Trashmore and host a record number of activities for visitors of all ages,” said Michael Kirschman, director of VBPR. “Join us for a fall-themed day and participate in pumpkin bowling, axe throwing, scale a climbing wall, or take home a tree sapling.”

Events begin at noon; bring a blanket or relax on a haybale to enjoy an all-day musical lineup from The Oliver Gable Project, Willow and Jesse, Brackish Water Jamboree and headliner Tessa and Chance McCoy. Children of all ages are invited to the Field of Fun to enjoy a petting zoo, farmyard inflatables, a 24-foot outdoor climbing wall and inflatable axe throwing.

Experience Treetopia with the enchanted forest and Mount Trash-S’MORE station to learn about the importance of native plants with educational displays from Park & Landscape Services, Bee City USA, Tree Stewards and camping presentations from outdoor retailer REI.

Autumn in the Air will feature yard games and a beer garden with alcohol sales benefiting the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation Foundation. For more information including a schedule of events, visit virginiabeach.gov/aita. Event details are subject to change.

About Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation

Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation strives to promote healthy lifestyles and protect the City's coastal environment, as well as to ensure all residents – regardless of their physical, social and economic circumstances – can access Parks & Recreation programs. The department's vision is to be the national leader in providing enriching and memorable lifelong experiences. Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation is accredited by CAPRA, the certifying agency of the National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, visit VirginiaBeach.gov/parks or call (757) 385-1100 (TTY: 757-711 Virginia Relay). Sign up for Parks & Rec email newsletters at VirginiaBeach.gov/eNews. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/VBparksrec.

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