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Sandbridge Hei Hei 2011~Stand Up Paddle Race-October 8th

Stand Up Paddleboarders will once again flock to the Sandbridge area for the Sandbridge Hei Hei 2011, a lively Stand Up Paddle Race. The event, which has been a major success in years past, will now benefit a truly important cause, The Kraig Vickers Memorial Fund. Kraig was an avid waterman and lover of Sandbridge, who is greatly missed by our community.This year, the race will…

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Have You Gone On The Blue Goose Tram?

One of the great things about Sandbridge and Virginia Beach, is often forgotten. Located on the southern end of Sandbridge Beach, lies one of the country’s greatest wildlife refuges: the Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. Locals and vacationers alike have been enjoying the Back Bay Wildlife Refuge for many years. The refuge’s barrier islands feature large sand dunes, maritime forests, fresh water marshes, ponds, beach, and large impoundments…

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Baja Semi-Annual Surf Classic to be held September 18th

One of the truly great events held in Sandbridge, the Baja Surf Classic, will be held on September 18th this year, with a rain-date scheduled for the 25th . The Surf Classic which benefits A Dolphin’s Promise, a non-profit organization raising funds for cancer research, is held at Little Island Park with after-contest festivities to held at the Baja Restaurant, just across the street.The contest, has its roots in…

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Sand Replenishment Update-July 20th

The Sandbridge Beach community recieved some postive news this week regarding the Sand Replenishment. Representative Scott Rigell and the House of Representatives approved the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. Within the Act, Rigell included wording that would remove the federal barrier that had restricted the Army Corps of Engineers from accepting the necessary funds that Sandbridge had raised for the replenishment project. Now the bill…

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