Christian Broadcasting Network

Our Keynote Speaker

World-Renowned Evangelist Reinhard Bonnke will be our special guest speaker on Saturday evening.

Don’t miss the Grand Celebration
at 7:00pm featuring:

Pat Williams

Co-founder of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Master of Ceremonies

Gov. Bob McDonnell

Governor of Virginia

Pat Robertson

CBN Founder & Chairman

Gordon Robertson

CBN Chief Executive Officer

Festival Highlights

  • Prize drawings and giveaways throughout
    the day
  • Musical groups: MercyMe, Diamond Rio, the Annie Moses Band, and Gary Valenciano
  • K-LOVE Christian radio broadcasting on site
  • Superbook® screening for the entire family
  • Tour CBN's International Village and explore interactive communities in 16 countries.
  • Operation Blessing International mock disaster relief site
  • Children's Activities
  • Zambelli Fireworks display

Free Family Activities


Schedule of Events | Children's Activities | Evening Celebration | FAQ | Event Parking

Bring the entire family for a fun-filled day beginning at 11:00am on Saturday, Oct 1st! Exciting events and entertainment for all ages, including:

Family Festival

11:00am - 6:30pm (See Complete Schedule of Events)

Festival begins at 11:00am, with an amazing assortment of activities for all ages. Then be sure to stay for our grand celebration at 7:00pm with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, MercyMe, Gary Valenciano and other musical guests, Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, Pat Williams of the Orlando Magic, world-renowned evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, and a spectacular Zambelli Fireworks display to conclude the day.

  • Hot air balloon rides give you a birds eye view of the entire campus
  • Children's Activities
  • Antique car show and F.A.I.T.H. Riders Motorcycle Ministry
  • Tour the set of The 700 Club, CBN News, and the CBN 50 years timeline tour in CBN's TV studios (Studio Headquarters Building, 11am - 4pm, every half hour)
  • Regent University Campus Tours (Communications Building, Robertson Hall Library – “Light of the World” exhibit, The Commons (11am - 4pm, ongoing)
  • Preview Superbook® in the Main Theater—an amazing animated
    video series of your favorite Bible stories (noon to 4pm, every hour on the hour)
    After each screening get a first hand art lesson from Disney Animation alum Tom Bancroft. Art Director for the Superbook series and co-director of the Superbook episode "A Giant Adventure", Tom will show fans both young and old how to draw the fan favorite character Gizmo!
  • K-LOVE Christian radio broadcasting on site
  • Tour CBN's International Village and explore interactive
    communities in 16 countries.
  • Experience an Operation Blessing International mock disaster
    relief site with a hands on tour
  • Military vehicle displays
  • Stage Combat Displays (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
  • Regent University students will perform plays, music and improv
  • Unique arts & craft vendors from up and down the east coast
  • A variety of food vendors to delight everyone's tastes ($)
  • Prayer stations for individual ministry
  • Enjoy a Delicious Dinner Meal ($):
    • Fresh Fried Chicken (cooked on the grounds)
    • North Carolina BBQ
    • ...and all the fixin's, including beverage

Children’s Activities

11:00am - 6:30pm

These FREE activities for children will be an all day event,
held both indoors and outdoors.

  • Superbook┬« screenings in our Main Theater
    (noon - 4pm, every hour on the hour)
    After each screening get a first hand art lesson from Disney Animation alum Tom Bancroft. Art Director for the Superbook series and co-director of the Superbook episode "A Giant Adventure", Tom will show fans both young and old how to draw the fan favorite character Gizmo!
  • Interactive craft areas
  • Rock climbing wall
  • Spectrum Entertainment presents:
    • Rhythm and Strings hand-crafted, multi-cultural marionette show (1pm)
    • Rhythm of Ireland Irish Step Dancers (children) are a musical
      and dancing delight (1:40pm)
    • Filipino Cultural Dancers young children celebrate their heritage
      through amazing folk dances (2:10pm)
    • Animal Crackers zany, hand-crafted animal puppets perform for you (2:45pm)
  • Face painting
  • Inflatables
  • Petting zoo
  • Pony rides
  • Train rides
  • Corn hole games
  • Clowns and balloon artists
  • Amazing bird show
  • Historical portrayals in storytelling

Grand Evening Celebration

7:00pm - 9:15pm

A time to thank God for His divine providence for 50 years of ministry, a few moments to walk down memory lane, and a look toward the future of CBN's mission to proclaim the Good News to the nations.

  • Pat Williams, co-founder of the NBA's Orlando Magic, Master of Ceremonies
  • Musical guest MercyMe performs with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra
  • Community Choir (with 200 singers from regional churches)
  • Greetings from former CBN Co-Hosts
  • Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell
  • CBN Founder Pat Robertson  and CBN CEO Gordon Robertson
  • Preview of CBN's exciting animation series, Superbook®
  • World-renowned evangelist Reinhard Bonnke, keynote speaker
  • Zambelli Fireworks with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Schedule subject to change

Rain or shine

Question? Call 800-477-2350 or Email Us

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When you stay at one of our preferred hotels, transportation will be provided to CBN on Saturday only.
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