Posted: Apr 26, 2019 01:38 PM EDT
Updated: Apr 28, 2019 12:56 PM EDT
Pharrell performs "Happy" during his performance. WAVY Photo, Taylor O'Bier
WAVY Photo, Brett Hall
Pharrell surprised the crowd with an appearance from Jay-Z. WAVY Photo, Taylor O'Bier
WAVY Photo, Taylor O'Bier
Pop-Up Church Service. WAVY Photo, Andy Fox
"We know everyone’s disappointed by tonight’s cancellation but we want everyone to be safe and our deputies stand ready to resume traffic duty tomorrow! #SITWfest #publicsafety" -- VB Sheriff's Office
Before heading to Something in the Water, Missy Elliot -- a graduate of Woodrow Wilson H.S. -- donated $25,000 to her alma mater!
Crowd lines up to get into Something in the Water
Crowds begin to form on the boardwalk as clouds move out.
The sun returns and people begin to line up for Something in the Water festival.
The clouds clear and sunlight arrives ahead of Something in the Water festival.
Buses line up outside of Park N' Ride to transport festival goers to the venue.
First responders gear for the first day of the Something in the Water Festival. Courtesy: Virginia Beach EMS
Clouds move in towards the Oceanfront during the early afternoon of the first day of the festival. WAVY Photo, Kevin Romm
Pharrell speaks during one of the many conversations being held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center during the first day of the festival. WAVY Photo, Tamara Scott.
First responders have arrived at the Oceanfront. WAVY Photo, Andy Fox
Clouds move in towards the Oceanfront during the early afternoon of the first day of the festival. WAVY Photo, Kara Dixon