The Spotsylvania High School marching band performs during the groundbreaking event at Kalahari Resorts & Conventions in Spotsylvania County, Virginia. The 1.38 million square foot project will include amenities for the whole family, including over 265,000 square feet of indoor waterpark & family entertainment center spaces.
Rita McClenny, CEO and President of Virginia Tourism Corporation, addresses the crowd at the groundbreaking of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions fifth resort. The project is expected to bring over 1,200 jobs to Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
Guests learn about plans for Kalahari Resort’s fifth location in Spotsyvlania County, Virginia. The $900 million, 1.38 million square foot resort will feature an indoor waterpark, family entertainment center, over a dozen dining options and a convention center.
Todd Nelson, CEO of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, addresses guests at the groundbreaking event of the company’s fifth resort. Located in Spotsylvania County, Virginia, the $900 million project is expected to bring over a million visitors to the state of Virginia annually.
The Nelson Family, owners of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, breaks ground on their fifth resort, opening in Spotsylvania County, Virginia in 2026. Kalahari Resorts & Conventions provides an all-under-one-roof getaway experience and is home to America’s Largest Largest Indoor Waterpark Resorts.
A representative from Colossalcon, an anime convention, and Todd Nelson, CEO of Kalahari Resorts, sign the first event contract at the groundbreaking ceremony of Kalahari Resort’s fifth resort. The new location’s convention center, located in Spotsylvania County, Virginia and opening in 2026, will feature two large ballrooms, 16 breakout meeting rooms and 50,000 square feet of outdoor event space.