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August Events in Virginia Beach

Plenty of summer fun on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront! Come enjoy the fun on the beach with nightly music, festivals, and special events on the beach.

Here are some of the Featured Upcoming Events:

•The Jurassic Encounter Dino Adventure
Aug. 1 – Sept. 5
Experience dinosaurs at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront with the ultimate dino walk-thru encounter with the whole family. Get up close and personal with more than 45 life-size animatronic and static dinosaurs, including the large-and-in-charge T-Rex, in the heart of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

•Oceanfront Concert Series
Aug 10 & 17
National recording artists take to Virginia Beach’s oceanfront park stages with weekly musical performances by the shore during the Oceanfront Concert Series.

Labor Day Weekend Oceanfront Concert Series
SEP 2,3,4
National recording artists you know and love take to the oceanfront park stages for a salute to all things music.

•Beach Blanket Movie Series
On the Beach at 29th Street
Aug. 4, 11 & 18
Set up a comfy blanket or beach chair and take in a family-friendly movie under the summer sky during the weekly Beach Blanket Movie Series.

•Symphony by the Sea Concert Series
Aug. 11, 18 & 25. Sep 8
Neptune Festival’s Symphony by the Sea Concert Series returns for its 11th season of free concerts with a schedule of delightful musical performances. All of the concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

•Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party
Aug. 26-27
Turn up the funk with an electrifying two-day showcase of music, food and vendors during Virginia Beach’s annual Funk Fest Beach Party.

•60th Annual East Coast Surfing Championships
Aug. 21-28
Experience the world’s longest, continuously run surfing championship! The 60th Annual Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC) is a multifaceted beach sports and entertainment festival with plentiful attractions for the whole family.

•7th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival
Aug. 27
Celebrate and sample national, regional and local craft brews during the annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival, featuring more than 60 beers from 30 breweries, food trucks, live music and more.

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4th of July in Virginia Beach

Happy 4th of July Weekend! There are plenty of fun events , live music, and fireworks! 

🎉Upcoming Events: 

Totally Tribute Music Fest (Formerly Sandstock): July 1-3 – The Totally Tribute Music Fest is a grand celebration of the music brought to the world by some of your favorite artists and bands.

• Stars & Stripes Celebration: July 4 – Multiple live performances on oceanfront stages and FIREWORKS on the Oceanfront at 9:30 pm.

• July 4th Celebration- Mount Trashmore – Enjoy live music by Vinyl Headlights beginning at 6 p.m. and fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m at Mount Trashmore. Admission is free.

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June Events in Virginia Beach

June is stacked with all our favorite series of summer events featuring live music, festivals, food, and fun on the oceanfront! Here are some of the featured events happening in June in Virginia Beach: 

• Oceanfront Concert Series: June 8, 15, 22 & 29 – National recording artists take to Virginia Beach’s oceanfront park stages with weekly musical performances by the shore.

• Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo – June 12

• Chalk the Walk – June 18 – Artists gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color!

• La Fiesta Virginia Beach: June 24 & 25 – Enjoy live performances by Latin Grammy award nominees, savor delectable flavors and bask in all of the colors of Latin American culture right here on the beach.

• Patti Labelle in Concert – June 26 At Sandler Center

• Ynot Wednesdays – Head to the Virginia Beach Town Center for FREE live musical performances.

Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater June Concert Lineup:

 • June 11: Brad Paisley

 • June 13: The Doobie Brothers

 • June 15: Kenny Chesney

 • June 24: Rebelution

 • June 25: Thomas Rhett

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May Events on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Summer is almost here and the Virginia Beach Oceanfront is heating up with fun events, live entertainment, markets, and more! 

• Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market: March 13-15

• Tidewater Comicon: May 14-15

• Monsters on the Beach: May 20-22

• Beach Music Weekend: May 20-22

• Memorial Day Weekend Salute to Summer: May 27-29

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 […]

Beach Music Weekend

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. A three-day […]

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. These concerts Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29 complement the perfect weekend to sun, […]



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April Events in Virginia Beach

☀️Springtime is in full bloom in Virginia Beach! Come enjoy the beautiful spring weather and fun events on the oceanfront!

🎉Upcoming Events:

• Easter Bunny Breakfast + Egg Hunt at Apex Entertainment: Sunday, April 10

• East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic: April 23

• Atlantic Coast Kite Festival: April 30 – May 1

• Virginia International PAN Fest: May 6-7

East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic

Presented by the Culinary Institute of Virginia, 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 four regional cuisine experts serve up Critic’s Choice Awards in this outdoor event on the oceanfront.

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.

Virginia International PAN Fest

The Virginia International PAN Fest is a musical adventure set to the soothing sounds of steel pan Caribbean music. The festival’s casual atmosphere appeals to the island community and people of all ages who are intrigued by the unique sounds and style of steel drum music! Fusing together the rhythm of steel bands, ocean breezes, […]

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Spring Break in Virginia Beach Specials

Spring Break in Virginia Beach – Specials & Upcoming Events

Are you ready for spring break at the beach? The weather is warming up and the beach is coming alive with great events and fun things to do.

Whether you’re planning fun with the family or a quick getaway with friends, enjoy great savings when you book today!

Here are a few upcoming events to consider while enjoying your spring break on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront:

Featured Events in March:


Treasures of the Earth Gem Mineral & Jewelry Show

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

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.

The Grand National Championship by the Sea

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

Cheer and Dance Extreme is excited to host The Grand National Championship by the Sea at the beautiful Virginia Beach Convention Center. Teams from up and down the east coast will compete to see who will be crowned Cheer and Dance Extreme’s National Champion.

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. 25,000 runners from all 50 states and around the world will enjoy flat, fast and scenic courses along the beautiful oceanfront…

Valentines Day

Valentines Day Weekend Specials

Come join us for Valentine’s Day on the oceanfront:) We have special romance packages for oceanfront stays and we are featuring fantastic dining and drink specialties at Hemingway’s and Bar Pilar.