Virginia Beach Events

Virginia Beach has something going on seemingly every day! We have tons of events going on at the oceanfront boardwalk, on the beach, at Town Center and also in many other regions of Virginia Beach. VABEACH.COM is the only place you can find out information regarding all of the events in one place. Check out the Veteran's United Home Loans Amphitheater events, beach music events, visual arts and family-friendly festivals, wine and beer events and more! There are events happening all year-round. Plan your vacation around your favorite event or time of year. There is always something to do in Virginia Beach!

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EVENTS THIS WEEK

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Featured UPCOMING Events

These are events that we recommend you check out or ones that you might want to plan your itinerary around during your stay in Virginia Beach. For example, you might want to pick a hotel that overlooks the beach where some of these events are held! (hint hint)

These are some of the best events we have here in Virginia Beach.

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Main Events in Virginia Beach

The following events are considered the biggest and best events in Virginia Beach. These events are HUGE and usually have hundreds or even thousands of participants. These events could range from Boardwalk Art Shows, large concert events, holiday spectacular events to half marathons, wine festivals and much more!

Check out all of the fantastic events that Virginia Beach has to offer!

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EVENT START DATE:
EVENT END DATE:
Type of Event:
Venue Location:
17
Jul
– 26
Oct
6 –
Apr
12:00am – 12:00am
Recurring Event:
FRIDAYS
Virginia Beach Farmers Market
3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach VA 23453
Virginia Beach Farmers Market 2018 Hoedown Schedule Friday Nights 7pm -10pm From April 6th – October 26th Rain or Shine Bring a lawn chair or blanket to enjoy free, live, local music.
2018 Hoedown Schedule
17
Jul
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Rich Homie Quan is scheduled to perform live in Virginia Beach.  He will hit the stage at Shakas on July 17, 2018.  Doors open at 7:00 PM and the show starts at 8:00 PM.  Come out for a great time and fun night.  Get your Rich Homie Quan tickets...
Rich Homie Quan at Shakas
18
Jul
7:30pm – 11:30pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Chicago and REO Speedwagon Chicago REO Speedwagon Michael Tolcher
Chicago / REO Speedwagon
18
Jul
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
19
Jul
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Recurring Event:
Various Dates
THURSDAYS
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The wildly-popular Family Great Adventure Series is all about Discovery and Entertainment at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! On select nights during the season, families can take part in an interactive adventure that leads them to various sites along ...
Family Great Adventures Series
20
Jul
– 22
Jul
10:00am – 5:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
Brought to you by Treasures of the Earth!  Check out their website for more beautiful assortments of gems and minerals! This show has something for everyone! Vendors from across the United States bring their merchandise to you. Their items include: ...
Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral & Jewelry Show
20
Jul
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Rob Zombie Marilyn Manson
Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson : Twins of Evil Tour
20
Jul
7:30pm – 10:00pm
Landstown Commons
3312 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Enjoy a fun night with family and friends and watch FREE family movies! Refreshment sales begin at 7 pm. Behind Finn McCools Friday, June 22 – Paddington 2 (Rain Date: June 24) Friday, July 20 – Peter Rabbit (Rain Date: July 22) Friday, A...
Family Movie Nights
21
Jul
10:00am – 2:00pm
REI Virginia Beach
350 Independence Blvd. Virginia Beach, VA 23462
We’re celebrating National Hammock Day on Saturday July 21 from 10am-2pm in front of the REI Virginia Beach store. This exciting event will feature hammock demonstrations, outdoor activities, cornhole, ladderball, and generous giveaways from yo...
National Hammock Day Celebration
21
Jul
4:00pm – 8:00pm
Landstown Commons
3312 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Stroll and reminisce at the Landstown Commons weekly Cruise-Ins! Sponsored by Car Club Council of Hampton Roads Every Saturday — April 7 through October 27, 2018 from 4-8pm. Behind Finn McCools: • Modern Day Muscle • Antique & Classic Cars/...
Landstown Commons Cruise-In
21
Jul
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dinner Detective
1900 Pavilion Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre In Virginia Beach America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Virginia Beach! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in p...
Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show
21
Jul
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Dave Matthews Band
Dave Matthews Band
22
Jul
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
24
Jul
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Smartmouth Brewing Pilot House
313 32nd St Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Join REI’s outdoor school instructors for a free class about backpacking, held at Smartmouth Brewing Co’s Pilot House in Virginia Beach! REI’s experts will discuss essential gear for the trail, focusing on backpacks, shelters, sleep...
REI Outdoor School at Smartmouth Brewery: BACKPACKING BASICS
25
Jul
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
26
Jul
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Recurring Event:
Various Dates
THURSDAYS
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The wildly-popular Family Great Adventure Series is all about Discovery and Entertainment at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! On select nights during the season, families can take part in an interactive adventure that leads them to various sites along ...
Family Great Adventures Series
26
Jul
7:30pm – 9:00pm
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Symphony by the Sea Series is back for another year of music by the ocean… and it is better than ever! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air on six magical evenings by the sea. All concerts in this series are free and open to the pub...
Symphony By The Sea Concert Series
28
Jul
10:00am – 6:00pm
Lynnhaven Mall
701 Lynnhaven Parkway Virginia Beach VA 23451
Indoor festivities will run from 10am to 6pm, with live entertainment, children’s activities, photos with Santa, and more. The event also features local art for sale by award-winning artists, Mike W. Morgan, Ernest Flores, Eddy Hughes, Tamara Serap...
Jolly July
29
Jul
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Janet Jackson
Janet Jackson: State of the World Tour
29
Jul
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
1
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
2
Aug
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Recurring Event:
Various Dates
THURSDAYS
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The wildly-popular Family Great Adventure Series is all about Discovery and Entertainment at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! On select nights during the season, families can take part in an interactive adventure that leads them to various sites along ...
Family Great Adventures Series
3
Aug
7:30pm – 10:00pm
Landstown Commons
3312 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Enjoy a fun night with family and friends and watch FREE family movies! Refreshment sales begin at 7 pm. Behind Finn McCools Friday, June 22 – Paddington 2 (Rain Date: June 24) Friday, July 20 – Peter Rabbit (Rain Date: July 22) Friday, A...
Family Movie Nights
4
Aug
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
2200 Parks Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Free for veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers Register online ASAP is partnering with MOCA to offer a four-session, visual arts workshop series free for veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers. All worksho...
Armed Services Arts Partnership Workshop
4
Aug
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
2200 Parks Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
This workshop is devoted to the needs of the individual artist. Topics include photographing artwork, funding opportunities, developing professional relationships with galleries and publications, copyright issues, and marketing on the web. Presented ...
Professional Practices for the Visual Artist
4
Aug
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: KIDZ BOP Kids
KIDZ BOP LIVE 2018
5
Aug
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Pentatonix
PENTATONIX
5
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
7
Aug
6:30pm – 10:30pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Counting Crows Live
Counting Crows  LIVE : 25 Years and Counting
8
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
9
Aug
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Recurring Event:
Various Dates
THURSDAYS
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The wildly-popular Family Great Adventure Series is all about Discovery and Entertainment at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! On select nights during the season, families can take part in an interactive adventure that leads them to various sites along ...
Family Great Adventures Series
9
Aug
7:30pm – 9:00pm
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Symphony by the Sea Series is back for another year of music by the ocean… and it is better than ever! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air on six magical evenings by the sea. All concerts in this series are free and open to the pub...
Symphony By The Sea Concert Series
11
Aug
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Wiz Khalifa and Rae Sremmurd are scheduled to perform live in Virginia Beach at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater on August 11, 2018. Tickets on sale here.
Wiz Khalifa & Rae Sremmurd: Dazed & Blazed Tour
11
Aug
7:30pm – 10:30pm
Norva
Monticello Ave. Norfolk, VA 23510
A festival of local rock showcases. All ages welcome
Summer Rock Fest
12
Aug
7:30pm – 11:30pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Keith Urban Kelsea Ballerini
Keith Urban: Graffiti U World Tour
12
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
13
Aug
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Def Leppard and Journey
15
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
16
Aug
7:30pm – 9:00pm
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Symphony by the Sea Series is back for another year of music by the ocean… and it is better than ever! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air on six magical evenings by the sea. All concerts in this series are free and open to the pub...
Symphony By The Sea Concert Series
17
Aug
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Shorebreak Pizza and Taphouse
2941 Shore Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Pours & S’mores: Grab a custom Devils Backbone skewer and make artisanal s’mores with us over an open flame. Expand your palate – we’ll have plenty of selections for you to try! S’mores and Devils Backbone beer pairing, who could say no...
Devils Backbone Pours & S’mores
17
Aug
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Grain at The Main
100 E Main Street Norfolk, VA 23510
Crafts & Drafts: ENJOY DELICIOUS DB BEER WHILE MAKING A MASTERPIECE OF YOUR OWN! Join the Devils Backbone family, take home cool swag and design your own camp mug or hat all while enjoying Devils Backbone brews!
Devils Backbone Crafts N’ Drafts
18
Aug
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dinner Detective
1900 Pavilion Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre In Virginia Beach America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Virginia Beach! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in p...
Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show
18
Aug
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Godsmack Shinedown Red Sun Rising
Godsmack and Shinedown with Red Sun Rising
19
Aug
– 26
Aug
7:00am – 7:00pm
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships is a major professional and amateur event for the United States Surfing Federation. Each year, several hundred surfers from menehunes to masters compete for East Coast surfing titles, prizes, history ...
East Coast Surfing Championships
19
Aug
11:00am – 1:00pm
Camp Pendleton
203 Red Horse Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23451
The East Coast Mounted Patrol Association is hosting a Mounted Obstacle Challenge on August 19th at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach. Bring the whole family for some fun on the beach, delicious food, and of course, to watch Virginia’s finest ta...
East Coast Mounted Police Obstacle Challenge
19
Aug
7:30pm – 11:30pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Jason Aldean Luke Combs Lauren Alaina
Jason Aldean: High Noon Neon Tour 2018
19
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
22
Aug
10:00pm – 10:30pm
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 22nd Street from a barge on the water. 2018 Fireworks Schedule: CLICK HERE to see all Virginia Beach Fireworks Events Weekly Displays (Sundays and Wednesdays) Jul 8, 2018 – 10:00pm ...
Weekly Fireworks Display
23
Aug
7:30pm – 9:00pm
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Symphony by the Sea Series is back for another year of music by the ocean… and it is better than ever! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air on six magical evenings by the sea. All concerts in this series are free and open to the pub...
Symphony By The Sea Concert Series
24
Aug
– 25
Aug
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The State Farm FunkFest is the heart and soul of this weekend event, featuring music generated over the years by influential legends such as James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, George Clinton, and The Ohio Players. Funk is an American musical styl...
Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party
24
Aug
7:30pm – 10:00pm
Landstown Commons
3312 Princess Anne Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Enjoy a fun night with family and friends and watch FREE family movies! Refreshment sales begin at 7 pm. Behind Finn McCools Friday, June 22 – Paddington 2 (Rain Date: June 24) Friday, July 20 – Peter Rabbit (Rain Date: July 22) Friday, A...
Family Movie Nights
25
Aug
9:00am – 12:00pm
Hook Law Center
295 Bendix Road, Suite 170 Virginia Beach, VA 23452-1294
Shred with a purpose on August 25th from 9am – 12pm. We’ll be hosting our annual Shred Day to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Association. Bring your old documents and take advantage of secure data destruction with the help of our partner, ...
Hook Law Center’s Annual Shred Day
25
Aug
1:00pm – 6:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Join us for Neptune’s Inaugural Coastal Craft Beer Festival – enjoy the best brews from across the Commonwealth and beyond! Stay tuned for more information about this event
Coastal Craft Beer Festival
25
Aug
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dinner Detective
1900 Pavilion Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre In Virginia Beach America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Virginia Beach! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in p...
Murder Mystery Comedy Dinner Show
25
Aug
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
American Fight League presents AFL 2 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center Saturday August 25th. Come watch professional and amateur MMA fighters compete in the cage. In addition this event will have the first fights of the Elite Amateur Fight Leag...
AFL 2
25
Aug
– 26
Aug
7:00pm – 1:00am
The Royal Courtyard
329 Birchwood Park Dr Virginia Beach, VA 23452
The Royal Courtyard is bringing Premier Entertainment to Virginia Beach once again. August 25th 7PM The Royal Courtyard is bringing You a night of FUN through Tasty Food, Fabulous Drag Show and Dancing all on a 80’s Disco Theme. $25 for Drag Sh...