2022 marks the 48th anniversary for the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival! Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings. Free daily concerts are scattered along 30 blocks of the boardwalk and feature 20+ performances from local, regional, and national recording artists. On the boardwalk, you can find over 200 artisans displaying handmade work and magnificent sand sculptures created by world-renowned international sculptors at Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship. Other weekend events include Neptune’s 8k Race, Grand Parade, Volleyball Tournament, Atlantic Regatta, Youth Art Show, and more!