October is one of our favorite months to visit and enjoy the beauty of fall on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Come join us!
International Sandsculpting Championship: Oct 3 – Oct. 9
See sand sculptors from around the world turn grains of sand into dazzling works of art on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.
Movies in the Town Center Fountain Plaza
Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Family-friendly movies at the Fountain Plaza in the Virginia Beach Town Center every Saturday in October. The free outdoor movie series are held at sunset beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Annual Boardwalk Art Show: Oct. 21-23
The Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show has been ranked as one of the “Top 15 Fine Art Shows of the Decade” by Sunshine Magazine, the three-day festival welcomes nearly 200 artists from around the country to the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The show runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The Family Park at 24th Street Park will feature FREE activities for kids of all ages – including pumpkin-picking, art kits, face-painting, balloon animals and live entertainment – on Saturday and Sunday, from noon to 4 p.m.
Haunted Hunt Club Farm: Sept. 24 – Oct. 31
Let the spooky nights begin! Bring the whole family for the ultimate Halloween-themed experience at Haunted Hunt Club Farm – a festival of terrifying attractions, creepy characters, and ghastly ghouls.
Town & Treat -Virginia Beach Town Center
Saturday, Oct. 29
Dress in your Halloween best and enjoy an afternoon of FREE family, friendly activities during the annual Town & Treat in Town Center. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., families can enjoy FREE performances by princesses and other special characters, a live DJ. face-painting, halloween crafts, costume contests for both kids and pets, and plenty of trick-or-treating, too!
Halloween Parade – Along Atlantic Avenue at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront