Frequently Asked Questions
Q. - Where?
A. - Christian Broadcasting Network, 977 Centerville Turnpike, Virginia Beach VA 23463
Q. - When?
A. - The festival starts at 11 a.m. and runs up until the evening event which starts at 7 p.m. and ends with fireworks at 9 p.m. This is a one day event.
Q. - What is the Cost?
A. - The event and all programs/concerts are FREE!
Q. - Where can I park?
A. - There are several satellite parking lots available nearby. Busses will run continuously from the lots to the CBN campus from 10:30 am to 11:00 pm. No parking will be available on the campus. Parking and shuttle service are free.
Q. - Will there be handicapped parking on site?
A. - Yes, handicap parking will be available in several areas on the CBN campus. CBN Police officers will be on site to direct you.
Q. - The transportation provided between the preferred hotels and the campus...does it run "all day" on Saturday?
A. - Yes, shuttle buses will run from the preferred hotels and satellite parking sites every 30 minutes or so starting at 10:30 am and run all day until after the fireworks end at 9:15 pm.
Q. - Is it true that I can purchase "food" on campus that day?
A. - Yes, a wide variety of food and beverage will be available for purchase all day. And, a full BBQ and fried chicken dinner including beverage will be available for purchase at the end of the day prior to the evening event.
Q. - Should I bring along folding chairs or a blanket?
A. - There will be chairs available in the concert areas; however, if you have comfortable lawn chairs, please feel free to bring them; there's plenty of room for them.
Q. - Is there going to be a bonfire for Rosh Hashanah?
A. - There will not be a "fire" although there will be a big celebration on Thursday evening, September 29, 2011, beginning at 7:30pm featuring Paul Wilbur, dancers, flags and more.
Q. - The website mentions gifts & prizes…How can I sign up?
A. - Register when you arrive on the CBN campus October 1, 2011 to enter the drawings for the prizes. CBN hosts will direct you to the registration boxes.
Q. - Are the hot air balloon rides "free"?
A. - Yes, they are free...always weather dependent, of course.
Q. - Will the festivities for the 50th Anniversary be broadcast?
A. - Yes, the evening program will be streamed live online at www.cbn.com/50 from 7:00pm to 9:15 pm.
Questions? Call 800-477-2350 or email us.