Oyster Roast Fest

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Enjoy lots of delicious oysters, food, and drinks, plus we’ll have live music, amazing silent and live auctions, craft artisans, and rescue squad equipment to explore!

Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

The Treasures of the Earth show features estate, classic, handcrafted and fashion jewelry made from a variety of metals, as well as a vast array of crystals, minerals and fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers will be on site who can design, remount or repair jewelry. In addition, there will be a gemologist present at the […]

C4C Grand National Championship

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

Cheer for Charity, powered by Cheer and Dance Extreme, is excited to host The Grand National Championship in the beautiful Virginia Beach Convention Center. Teams from up and down the east coast attend to see who will be crowned our National Champion. Virginia Beach is perfect in March - beautiful weather and great hotel rates!

Shamrock Marathon Weekend

The annual Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend is a St. Paddy’s Day tradition in Coastal Virginia. Lace up your sneakers, dress yourself in green and conquer the streets of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The weekend has a race distance for every goal: Marathon, Half Marathon, 8K, and challenges. No matter the distance, you’ll experience the best […]

Bulls and Barrels Beach Rodeo

Edge-of-your-seat bull riding and barrel racing action is coming to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront! Watch top bull riders and barrel racers compete ON THE BEACH at 3rd Street for a $12,000 purse and the Best of the Beach buckle. The family-friendly event includes bull riding, barrel racing, mini bull riding, rodeo clowns, and more. Be […]

East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic

Don’t miss the opportunity to sample some the best She-crab soup on the East Coast! The competition features regional restaurants vying for the title of Best She-Crab Soup, one of the region’s most loved seafood delicacies. Attendees taste and vote for the People’s Choice Awards, while regional cuisine experts serve up Critic’s Choice Awards in […]

Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival on the beach between 16th and 18th Streets. This popular 2-day event features a variety of workshops and activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados. Everyone is invited to take part in the […]

Virginia International PANFest

Join world-class performers for a spectacular celebration of Caribbean music on the oceanfront in beautiful Virginia Beach! The Virginia International PAN Fest is a musical adventure set to the soothing sounds of steel pan music. The festival’s casual atmosphere appeals to the island community and people of all ages who are intrigued by the unique […]

Beach Music Weekend

Get lost in a nostalgic blast from the past at Beach Music Weekend! The finest Beach Music bands from the East Coast gather at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, paying homage to the “good old days” of hot tunes and cool vibes. New for 2024, Beach Music Weekend is FREE at 17th Street Park. Enjoy dancing […]

Pungo Offroad Monsters on the Beach

Pungo Offroad Monsters on the Beach, presented by Eastern Truck & Accessories, brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as Monster Trucks battle for ultimate sand domination! This family-friendly event is loud, fast, and exciting. Make sure you see the BIGGEST Monster Truck show in the mid-Atlantic ON THE BEACH with a race […]

Neptune Spring Wine Festival

Travel the world without leaving the beach at the Spring Wine Festival! 31st Street Park is transformed into a hub of tasting stations from around the world with over 70 wines from 8 countries, each featuring blends and styles that are sure to ignite the traveler in you. Each tasting ticket includes a commemorative wine glass, unlimited […]

Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Summer

Enjoy the cool sounds of summer as the season of sun and fun kicks off on Memorial Day Weekend! Free concerts at 17th Street Park and 24th Street Park feature local and regional bands representing different genres and musical stylings. The concerts from Friday through Sunday complement the perfect weekend to sun, swim, and surf […]

USO Experience Virginia Beach

Celebrate the military and their families at the USO Experience Virginia Beach! For active service members and their families, USO Experience Virginia Beach is a weeklong summer event comprising a series of athletic, recreational, and social activities. For civilians, USO Experience is a way to learn about and celebrate the armed forces through the military […]

Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

The Bridal & Wedding Expo features an amazing selection of wedding professionals ready to help you find the perfect gown, reception venue, invitations, photographer, music, menu, honeymoon destination, and much more! Whether you envision a formal black-tie affair or a casual barefoot ceremony on the beach, experts are ready to offer advice in creating timeless […]

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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

Jackalope Fest

A 3 day vibrant festival renowned for its unique atmosphere, the quality of the athletes competing in high adrenaline action sports such as skateboarding, bouldering, break dancing and BASE jumping. JACKALOPE is the ultimate gathering of Canada’s action sport communities, bringing together top athletes and professionals in the featured sports as well as enthusiasts and curious. This thrilling festival […]

Chalk the Walk

Chalk the Walk is where hundreds of artists gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color! At Chalk the Walk, participants draw four by four foot chalk drawings to to be judged and displayed on the boardwalk. A theme guides artists each year. All Chalk the Walk participants are encouraged to incorporate […]

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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

Beach Blanket Cinema Series

On the Beach at 29th Street

Bring your blanket or beach chair and spread out on the sand under the stars for a night of family movie magic! All movies are free and begin at 8:30pm on the beach at 29th Street. Movie Schedule June 20: SOUL June 27: THE LITTLE MERMAID July 11: WONKA July 25: ELF August 1: MIGRATION […]

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Beach Blanket Cinema Series

On the Beach at 29th Street

Bring your blanket or beach chair and spread out on the sand under the stars for a night of family movie magic! All movies are free and begin at 8:30pm on the beach at 29th Street. Movie Schedule June 20: SOUL June 27: THE LITTLE MERMAID July 11: WONKA July 25: ELF August 1: MIGRATION […]

Free

La Fiesta Virginia Beach

For two days, Virginia Beach celebrates the sights and sounds of the Latin experience! La Fiesta Virginia Beach possesses the key ingredients of authentic food, colorful cultural costumes, and high-energy Latin music. Immerse yourself in Latin culture with free performances in 24th Street Park on Friday. On Saturday, grab your tickets and hit the sand […]

Stars & Stripes Celebration

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Stars & Stripes Explosion on the Fourth of July welcomes thousands of visitors and residents of Virginia Beach to a “star-spangled” salute to this great country of ours with an amazing line-up of live performances on oceanfront stages. The schedule of live entertainment offers something for everyone: patriotic and classical to tribute bands, and of […]

Totally Tribute Music Fest

Experience the grandeur of The Totally Tribute Music Fest, a timeless celebration of music, delivered in tribute to beloved artists and bands. Take the musical journey of a lifetime as exceptional tribute performers from across the U.S. take the stage to deliver the iconic sounds that have left an indelible mark on the world of […]

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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free
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Beach Blanket Cinema Series

On the Beach at 29th Street

Bring your blanket or beach chair and spread out on the sand under the stars for a night of family movie magic! All movies are free and begin at 8:30pm on the beach at 29th Street. Movie Schedule June 20: SOUL June 27: THE LITTLE MERMAID July 11: WONKA July 25: ELF August 1: MIGRATION […]

Free

Beach Blanket Movie Festival: Jurassic Experience

Bring the entire family to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for a Jurassic Experience. Find your spot on the sand and enjoy. All films are free and open to the public. All movies are free and begin at 8:30pm on the beach at 29th Street. This year’s film festival includes: Tuesday, July 16: DINOSAUR (PG) Wednesday, […]

Free
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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free
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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free
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Beach Blanket Cinema Series

On the Beach at 29th Street

Bring your blanket or beach chair and spread out on the sand under the stars for a night of family movie magic! All movies are free and begin at 8:30pm on the beach at 29th Street. Movie Schedule June 20: SOUL June 27: THE LITTLE MERMAID July 11: WONKA July 25: ELF August 1: MIGRATION […]

Free
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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

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Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

The Treasures of the Earth show features estate, classic, handcrafted and fashion jewelry made from a variety of metals, as well as a vast array of crystals, minerals and fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers will be on site who can design, remount or repair jewelry. In addition, there will be a gemologist present at the […]

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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free
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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party

The Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party is two days of electrifying music, great food, and unique vendors with a festive vibe. Funk music is the heart and soul of this weekend, featuring the popular genre which draws influence from R&B, jazz, gospel, and blues from legends such as James Brown, Sly and the Family […]

Labor Day Weekend Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

You’re sure to find something to satisfy your musical palette at this series of FREE musical performances as nationally recognized artists head to the Virginia Beach oceanfront. Whether you’re sunning on the beach, dining at one of our resort’s fine restaurants, or spread out in the park under the stars enjoying the tunes, there’s no […]

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Oceanfront Concert Series

17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks

Get ready for hot summer nights with the Oceanfront Concert Series at Virginia Beach, a free music extravaganza taking place at the 17th, 24th, and 31st Street Parks along the iconic Virginia Beach Boardwalk. This series brings fans together to revel in the magic of live music against the backdrop of the Atlantic oceanfront. The […]

Free

Neptune Fall Wine Festival

31st Street Park at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Join your friends by the oceanfront for an wine tasting hosted by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Taste from more than 60 wines while you meet and greet the fascinating people who are forging Virginia’s reputation for quality wines. Enjoy delicious food, live entertainment and the opportunity to purchase the wines you like by the bottle and […]

Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend

Virginia Beach Oceanfront

2024 marks the 50th anniversary for the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival! Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings. Daily concerts at festival stages 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 […]

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Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show

Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th St, Virginia Beach, VA, United States

The Treasures of the Earth show features estate, classic, handcrafted and fashion jewelry made from a variety of metals, as well as a vast array of crystals, minerals and fossils. Jewelers and wire wrappers will be on site who can design, remount or repair jewelry. In addition, there will be a gemologist present at the […]

Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show

Over 175 Artists from across the country bringing the highest caliber of fine art including painting, ceramics, photography, sculpture and glass. The Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show is one of the only outdoor art shows produced by an accredited museum and strives to have the highest caliber fine art in the relaxing setting of the […]

Wicked 10K Weekend

19th Street 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA

Experience Coastal Virginia’s largest Halloween race and party. The Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K Weekend presented by Bon Secours shows off Virginia Beach’s wicked side. Do you love Halloween? Do you love running by the ocean? Are you looking for a few tricks and treats? The Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K Weekend is […]

Virginia Beach Pumpkins & Pirates Family Fest

17th Street Park 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA

Embrace the festive spirit of fall at Pumpkins & Pirates, a unique celebration that combines two beloved themes – pumpkins and pirates – for an unforgettable, family-friendly experience. Young scallywags are in for a treat with this creative blend, featuring face painters, carnival games, stilt walkers, family relay races, roving jugglers, bandana-making, story-tellers, and our […]

Virginia Beach Jeep Fest

Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Jeep enthusiasts unite for Virginia Beach’s first annual Virginia Beach Jeep Fest! Enjoy sunrise beach cruises or push the limit on the sand obstacle course. Show off your ride, check out the latest Jeep accessories, and immerse yourself in all things Jeep! Vendors, Show & Shine, Beach Cruise, and Beach Sand Course will be available.

Holiday Lights Bike Night

2nd Street & Boardwalk

Grab your bicycles and bring the entire family to the Virginia Beach boardwalk for the FREE Holiday Lights Bike Night. Enjoy riding your bike through jumping fish, musical crabs, jolly elves, and the nation’s largest and longest curved LED Light Tunnel. Holiday Lights at the Beach Bike Night will only happen one time this season […]

Holiday Lights at the Beach

2nd Street & Boardwalk

Experience the enchantment of jumping fish, musical crabs, lively elves, and joyous penguins dancing in illuminated splendor against the moonlit backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. Holiday Lights at the Beach promises lifelong memories with a Surfing Santa, color-changing archways, luminous fixtures honoring the Armed Forces community, a spectacular 40-foot dancing-light Christmas tree, the largest and […]

Holiday Parade at the Beach

Atlantic Avenue from 15th-25th Streets

Holiday Parade at the Beach came alive with over 100 parade units making their way down Atlantic Avenue in a joyous celebration of the holiday season. Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more joined forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all […]

Last Night on the Town

Town Center of Virginia Beach 222 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA

Ring in the new year at Virginia Beach’s premier New Year’s Eve celebration! Created by the Central Business District Association (CBDA), Last Night on the Town is an annual event at Virginia Beach Town Center and is a FREE celebration suitable for the entire family. General admission is FREE or you can close out the […]

First Night Holiday Hike

2nd Street & Boardwalk

Start your new year off on the right with the inaugural Holiday Lights First Night Holiday Hike! Whether you’re kicking off a New Year’s resolution, working off some holiday cookies, or just love a good stroll, Holiday Lights First Hike Night offers a unique way to get some exercise while enjoying Virginia Beach’s stunning Holiday […]