Labor Day Weekend in Virginia Beach has two big events to celebrate the end of summer.  The American Music Festivals starts Friday, August 29 to August 31.  The Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon is also this weekend.  It is billed as a Running Festival and starts Friday as well.


According to Beach Street USA, The 21ST Annual American Music Festival, presented by Chevrolet, August 29-31, will feature four major headline bands on the 5th Street Main Stage between Aug. 29-31.  Train, Hunter Hayes, Creedence Clearwater Revisited and Blues Traveler will bring the most diverse array of talent in years spanning young country to classic and contemporary rock, and featuring plenty of hit songs everyone will recognize.  – For more information and the show line-up, go to:


The Running Festival starts on Friday, August 29 and the main event, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon, is Sunday morning.  The 5k race is sold out; however, the half marathon, 2 person relay and Mile in the Sand are still open for registration.  For more information and route details, go to


Keep in mind these two events attract thousands of people to the oceanfront so plan accordingly and enjoy the last weekend of summer.


Jennifer Smith, Today Homes Realty.