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

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 from 7:00pm to 9:15 pm.


Questions? Call 800-477-2350 or email us.