Lux Events to host first ever Virtual Reality Gaming Festival

(Yorktown, Va.) - Lux Events will host its "1st Annual Virtual Reality Gaming Festival," on Saturday, June 16th, 2018 or Sunday, June 17th, 2018 (Rain Date) from 12 noon to 6pm at The McReynolds Athletic Complex located at 412 Sports Way, Yorktown, VA 23692.

The Virtual Reality Gaming Festival will attract visitors from all across the commonwealth for an opportunity to experience the future in gaming and entertainment. Participants will get totally immersed in the virtual reality experience playing games that include exploring the deep sea scuba diving, riding a virtual reality roller coaster, exploring a Disney Movie like Beauty and the Beast or Star Wars and venturing into a whole new world. Participants will also be able to skid the tracks on the virtual reality racing cockpit, hit the waves on the virtual reality kayak simulator, race their heart out in the virtual reality 100 meter dash, or become the quarterback in the virtual reality football experience and so much more. Live head to head competitions with leader boards will allow top gamers the opportunity to win one of ten virtual reality gaming headsets.

"This festival is a carnival experience on a whole new level that has never been introduced to the Hampton Roads region in this format. I want families to come out, experience Virtual Reality gaming for the first time, plus enjoy classic carnival games, delicious food trucks and a live DJ to keep the festival exciting!" says Festival Director, Shannon Combs.
Parking and admission is free.

Festival attendees who like to plan ahead can purchase advance discounted tickets online at Regular-price tickets can be purchased after the discounted ticket promotion ends on March 31, 2018 online or at the festival registration and ticket table. Advanced discounted tickets are $15 for 25 tickets-representing a savings of $5.

General admission includes access to all exhibits and performances. Ride tickets will be available for purchase at the Registration and Ticket table.

The festival's mission increase technology awareness and interest through gaming, educational programs, exhibitions and competitions in a fun, family friendly setting.

For media credentials, email Shannon Combs, Festival Director at

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