Virginia Beach events

August Events & Labor Day Festivals!

We are thrilled to have our favorite featured festivals and events coming back to the oceanfront including the Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party, Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon, and Beach Music Weekend! Make your plans now and join us:)


August 27 & 28, 2021

For 12 years the Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party has brought the “funk” to the oceanfront for two days of electrifying music, great food, and unique vendors.

September 3-5, 2021; 7:00 pm- 11:00pm. At 17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks.
National recording artists you know and love take to the oceanfront park stages on Labor Day Weekend, September 3-5, for a salute to all things music.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon
September 4 – September 5
Rock ‘n’ Roll Running Series Virginia Beach will have you movin’ and groovin’ with endless ocean views, a trendy backdrop and tunes all weekend long provided by the largest outdoor music festival on the East Coast. Escape your routine and join us for a sandy staycation by the sea. We’re celebrating 20 years running with all new courses, an epic new finish line, and a beachy finish line festival for all ages.

September 10-12, 2021
Beach Music Weekend features bands on the beach with dancing under the stars for a jam-packed blast from the past! The top Beach Music bands from up and down the East Coast descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront in a nostalgic salute to the “good old days” of hot tunes and cool times.


Oceanfront Concert Series Featuring Soul Asylum With Local H & Juliana Hatfield – Wednesday, August 11Th At 17Th Street Park

Oceanfront Concert Series Featuring Pablo Cruise With Firefall- Wednesday, August 18Th At 24Th Street Park

Oceanfront Concert Series Featuring Matt Stell With Tim Montana

Wednesday, August 25Th At 17Th Street Park

Family Great Adventure Movie Series: Every Wednesday on the beach at 29th street.

The Family Great Adventure Movie Series, taking place weekly during the months of July and August, features a giant inflatable movie screen and state-of-the-art sound to present your family-friendly action films – right on the beach.

Live! on Atlantic – All Summer

Nightly entertainment throughout the season, from 7:00 pm – 11 pm. The concert series is always family-friendly, as the sidewalks along the boardwalk literally become the stage

Stay with us here at Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Oceanside . Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront hotel is situated directly on the Boardwalk on the oceanfront in Virginia Beach right in the heart of all the fun:)