PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - If you're ready to experience everything that says you're proud to be an American, the 2013 Patriotic Festival is just the place for you! Ira Agricola, President of the VA Beach Patriotic Festival , was here to tell us all about it.
It's the ninth year at the Oceanfront honoring the military, thanks to sponsors like BayPort Credit Union.
Date of event: May 31 - June 2, 2013
Air Show: World class, action packed air show each day from noon to 3:00 pm featuring:
-Red Bull skydivers
-Sea Harrier vertical take-off jet
-5 time world champion Kirby Chambliss
-3 time world champion Patty Wagstaff
Air Show: Friday - $10
Saturday - $20
Sunday - $15
VIP tickets - $50
Concerts each night on the 5th Street oceanfront stage:
Friday: Little Big Town and Hunter Hayes
Saturday: Darius Rucker, Justin Moore and Jana Kramer
Sunday: Steele Pulse
Other Activities: Ride 2 Recovery Wounded Warriors bike riders from D.C.
Heroes at Home reception recognizing military spouses Friday night, as well as Honorees from each branch of the armed forces
There will be a wide variety of vendors set-up on the boardwalk.
BayPort Credit Union is a proud sponsor of the 2013 Patriotic Festival, stop by any of the 15 BayPort Credit Union locations across Hampton Roads.
Wet weather is expected to move into the area over the weekend, forcing some areas to cancel or change their holiday events.
Four vehicles were involved in a crash on Route 17 in Gloucester Friday morning.
Hampton Police want to prevent crime and have remixed a holiday classic to deter thieves from being Grinches.