(June 8, 2023- Virginia Beach, VA) The ViBe Creative District, Chesapeake Bay Distillery and Hampton Roads Pride announced today that the 3rd Annual Pride in the ViBe event will take place this Sunday, June 11 from 1-6pm in ViBe Park at the corner of 18th St and Cypress Avenue in Virginia Beach. Over 40 community vendors, 4 food trucks and two DJs will be present to celebrate our local creative community and the Blue Ridge Vodka Pride Label Bottle release featuring custom artwork from local artist Rosemarie Spracklin. Proceeds from the event a portion of all bottle sales will benefit the Hampton Roads Pride nonprofit. An after party at Esoteric’s Tenant E will take place from 6-9pm.

Attendees to the event will enjoy dance music by DJ KO and DJ Canrock, fun yard games from Astro Entertainment, a variety of pride themed vendors, a petting zoo, shuffleboard with Beachside Social, Aslin Beer Company Pride Can beer, LGBTQ+ support organizations and community building fun.

About Artist Rosemarie Spracklin @ artistryofrosemarie

Rosemarie Spracklin is a life-taught creative who inspires international recognition to inspire artistic language & intuitive empowerment through aptitude & efficacy.

Pride in the ViBe takes place at 1810 Cypress Avenue in the Virginia Beach Resort also known as ViBe Park.

Pride in the ViBe 2023 Vendors:

  • Ability Center of Virginia
  • ACLU of Virginia
  • Aslin Beer
  • Beachside Social shuffleboard
  • Bee Lysko Art
  • Blooming Lotus
  • Candy’s Coconut Takeover
  • Chesapeake Concessions
  • Crunchy Hydration
  • Crystal Jewelz Lover
  • D&Dz Bikes LLC
  • Forn Bath & Beauty
  • Free Mom Hugs
  • Geneva Curry
  • Golden Muse
  • Gnome for the Holidays
  • Hart of Clay
  • Her Concessions & More
  • Ivy Lola & Co.
  • J Slay Beauty
  • Koi Tea
  • LGBT Life Center
  • Lien’s Kitchen
  • M and D Crafts
  • Mad House Creations
  • Madam Red Face Painting
  • MASF Supplements
  • Mystical Star
  • NAMI Coastal Virginia
  • Ocrylics
  • Samaritan House
  • Shady Grove Fertility
  • Shamar’s Kitchen
  • Stand Up for Kids “You”
  • Steph B Cook Studios
  • Studio Meditation Spa
  • Skulls And Rainbows
  • The Barn on Bennett’s Creek
  • Umani Dogs
  • VB Aerial Arts Collective
  • VB Police Department
  • Virginia Queer Film Festival

Get Your Fast Pass Tickets Now to skip the line and be entered to win prizes! Tickets can be purchased on line for a $5 donation to Hampton Roads Pride:


Where to Park

  • Free parking at the VB Oceanfront Library at 700 VB Blvd
  • Free parking on streets: 18th Street, Baltic and Arctic Avenues – where marked
  • Metered parking on 19th Street between Parks Avenue and Baltic Avenue
  • Free overflow parking at VB Convention Center on 19th Street

About Hampton Roads Pride https://hamptonroadspride.org/
Hampton Roads Pride is a volunteer-led and volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit, community-based organization incorporated in 1997. Hampton Roads Pride does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, intellectual ability, or disability.

About the ViBe Creative District
The ViBe Creative District non-profit is a 501c3 that exists to promote, support, connect, and inspire the creative industries to boost our local economy, grow jobs, and enhance our quality of life. It works to create and revive economic vibrancy in our neighborhood with a remarkable local vibe. Additionally, ViBe strives to enhance a place of discovery for locals and visitors along with economic vitality to meet the City of Virginia Beach’s vision for a quality resort destination. For more information on please visit www.ViBeCreativeDistrict.org, email info@ViBeCreativeDistrict.org  call 757-202-9533 or follow ViBe Creative District on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ViBeCreativeDistrict and Instagram at www.instagram.com/thevibecreativedistrict/