Free Exhibit: Jurassic Journey at Town Center


Prepare to be transported to a place of wonder and prehistoric discovery as you journey through Town Center during the two-week Jurassic Journey experience, July 2 – 14, 2019! If your active child loves dinosaurs this is the time for fossil digs, dance parties, a movie night and meeting dinosaurs!
Where: Town Center, Virginia Beach VA
When: July 2-14, 2019
Cost: FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - please note the Jurassic Journey experience is a self-guided tour through Town Center. You can pick up a map at the Dig Tent at Fountain Plaza to make sure you don't miss a spot. And don't miss the schedule of special events listed below!
Description: “Jurassic Journey.”  Featuring 20 life-like Dinosaur exhibits, nightly entertainment, LIVE! “TC-Rex” encounters, movie nights, dance parties, dig tents, interactive activities and so much more!  This dino-mite experience is sure to captivate dinosaur fans – big or small, young or old.  
Jurassic Journey Virginia Beach VA

Dinosaur Exhibits | Daily, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM @ various locations throughout Town Center 

Traverse Town Center by foot and discover over 20 life-like Dinosaur exhibits.  During this self-guided tour, you will learn about different dinosaurs, time periods, fun facts and more. Before your journey, pick up a map at the Dig Tent (located in the Fountain Plaza) to help guide you to the exhibit locations.

Dino Dig Tent – Fossil Digs, Fossil Rubbings, Cretaceous Chalk Art | Sunday – Thursday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Friday & Saturday, 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM @ Fountain Plaza 

Children and adults alike can unearth million year old secrets just like a real paleontologist as they dig for fossils, experience fossil rubbings and enjoy some chalk art.

Fountain Plaza Entertainment | Nightly, 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM @ Fountain Plaza 

Each evening the Fountain Plaza comes alive with entertainment – a little jazz, a little country, we have it all!

Live! TC-Rex Encounter | Friday – Sunday, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM @ various locations throughout Town Center 

Have you ever met a real dinosaur?  Come meet TC REX.  Take photos, touch and hang out during TC-Rex’s appearances.

Dino Dancers | Friday – Sunday, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM @ Fountain Plaza 

Do you like to dance?  So do dinosaurs!  Come have some fun in the plaza and dance along with our Dino Dancers!

A Dinosaur Movie in the Plaza | Saturday, July 6 – 8:30 PM @ Fountain Plaza

Enjoy an outdoor dinosaur movie in the plaza – large movie screen, free popcorn and lots of fun! BYOC(hair)

Jurassic Dance Party | Friday, July 12 – 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Fountain Plaza 

Join Dino DJ-JR and the Dino Dancers for a party in the plaza! Dino costumes welcome. 

Jurassic Journey Movie & Music with Symphonicity | Saturday, July 13 – 8:30 PM @ Fountain Plaza

Symphonicity will be joined by Ballet Virginia International for a special children’s presentation of “Jurassic Journey”. In this 45-minute show that features a full, live orchestra, audience members will be taken back in time through orchestral music to the prehistoric age of green moss, misty meadows and mega-dinosaurs. Ballet Virginia International dancers, special lighting and engaging graphics will add visual context to the musical adventure. Additionally, there will be a special sing-along!  BYOC(hair)

  • Outdoor exhibits are a self-guided tour and are open daily, rain or shine!
  • No ticket or reservation necessary
  • The City of Virginia Beach provides free parking in all of their public garages in Town Center. We recommend utilizing garage parking for this event.

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