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Fun Fall Events at The Neptune Festival

Last Updated: Thursday, January 3, 2019 by Virginia Beach

Fun Fall events is the name of the game at the annual Neptune Festival in Virginia Beach. There is so much to see and do so and there is certainly a little something for everyone.

International Sand Sculpting Championship

International Sand Sculpting Championship
So much talent on display at the International Sand Sculpting Championship!

How else can one describe this new and improved event any other way than with an experience? With a world-class venue, talent, and prize purse, Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship has distinguished itself as a premier event unlike any other for miles.  From the gallery feel and extended viewing hours, your sandsculpting fill can be quelled with a single visit. It’s been the signature event of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival since its inception.

Neptune Festival Arts and Crafts Show

Fun Fall Events in Virginia Beach
Arts and Crafts abound at Neptune Festival!

The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show has been recognized by Sunshine Artist Magazine as #3 of the Top 200 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country in 2018! The show features over 250 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glass-work. Mosey your way through the tents and displays along the world famous Virginia Beach boardwalk and find a piece of the show to bring home with you.The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show features over 240 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glasswork.  Mosey your way through the tents and displays and find a piece of the show to bring home with you!

 

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

Fun at the Neptune Festival
The Neptune Grand Parade is always a hit!

 

Streets lined with people, colorful floats in all shapes and sizes, larger-than-life balloons, marching bands…all of which is just a small snapshot of Neptune’s Grand Parade on Saturday. Find yourself the best spot on the block as you enjoy the music and sights of our many parade units. Be sure to keep an eye out for King Neptune and his court! With a 16 block parade route, a bad spot is hard to find.

Neptune's Atlantic Regatta

Neptune's Atlantic Regatta Makes for Fun During Fall
Catch the excitement at the Neptune Atlantic Regatta!

 

Multiple classes tack and jibe their way from Cape Henry to Rudee Inlet during this great recreational race as Neptune gets a little more nautical with Neptune’s Atlantic Regatta.  Need a break from the boardwalk action? Check out the boats arrival at Rudee Inlet in the afternoon or hang out at 24th Street Park to watch the finish. Another fun Fall event at The Neptune Festival. Everyone loves seeing all of the beautiful sail boats compete along the shores of Virginia Beach.

So, what are you waiting for... The festival is comprised of over 14 events and offers something for the whole family. Oh and did we forget to mention the fireworks? Make sure to be there on Saturday night for the Fireworks Extravaganza. So make your plans now and we will see you ALL at this year's Neptune Festival!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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