VIRGINIA BEACH - Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas will receive the key to the city during the Va. Beach Neptune Festival tonight.
Mayor William D. Sessoms, Jr. is also proclaiming September 28, 2012 as Gabrielle “Gabby” Douglas Day.
The public ceremony is being held at Neptune’s Park at 31st Street.
Gabby, along with track and field Olympic gold medalist Francena McCorory from Hampton, will join Mayor Sessoms in Saturday's Neptune Festival Parade on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. The parade route runs along Atlantic Avenue from 16th to 32nd streets.