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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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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18
Jan
– 20
Jan
10:00am – 8:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
SEE EXHIBITS of all new RVs ranging from Class A motorhomes to lightweight, easy-to-pull tent trailers, fifth-wheels, travel trailers and truck campers, RV and camper accessories, financing options campgrounds and travel destinations. In addition to ...
Tidewater RV Show
18
Jan
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Ted Constant Convocation Center
4320 Hampton Blvd Norfolk, VA 23529
Trevor Noah is crossing North America on his first ever arena outing with the Loud & Clear Tour 2019. Kicking off January 11 in Toronto, the 28-city tour will visit cities including Norfolk, Virginia at the Constant Convocation Center on Friday, ...
TREVOR NOAH – LOUD & CLEAR
19
Jan
7:00pm – 2:00am
Murphy’s Irish Pub
2914 Pacific Avenue Virginia Beach VA 23451
Join us on Saturday, January 19th for our first Irish Concert Series show of the year! Get here early and plan on staying late for a fun night of Irish music, Irish dancing, and your favorite Irish food and drinks! ☘️Live music from Powers & ...
2019 Irish Concert Series #1 benefiting CHKD
25
Jan
– 27
Jan
10:00am – 7:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
VIRGINIA BEACH PLAYS HOST TO THE FIRST FLOWER & GARDEN SHOW OF THE YEAR. ​ THE EXPO PROVIDES LECTURES, DEMONSTRATIONS & DISPLAYS FEATURING GARDENING & LANDSCAPE DESIGN PRACTICES & A VARIETY OF HORTICULTURE TOPICS IN A SINGLE CLIMATE...
Flower and Garden Expo
25
Jan
– 27
Jan
11:00am – 2:00pm
Princess Anne Recreation Center
1400 Nimmo Pkwy Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Join Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and experienced guides on excursions throughout the city. This is your chance to witness winter wildlife all around Virginia Beach; whether it’s following fascinating bird activity, exploring the natural a...
Winter Wildlife Festival
26
Jan
– 27
Jan
12:00pm – 6:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
Celebrate good times with Virginia wines! Enjoy a selection of wine from Virginia wineries, specialty foods, arts and crafts, a craft beer garden, grape stomp competition, live entertainment and much more! Event promoter VistaGraphics, Inc. publisher...
Coastal Virginia Wine Fest
1
Feb
– 2
Feb
8:30am – 3:00pm
Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3001 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach VA 23451
Are you ready to take an ice-cold dip into the Atlantic Ocean with several thousand of the coolest Special Olympics supporters in Virginia?! We’re serving up live music to get you moving, frosty craft brews, two beachfront races for all you runne...
Polar Plunge Virginia Beach
2
Feb
– 3
Feb
9:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
Southeastern Guns and Knives is an organized and legal gun show event that promotes understanding of the shooting sports, appreciation of American history, and an opportunity to view historic and contemporary weapons. A variety of people, from profes...
Southeastern Guns and Knives Gun Show
15
Mar
– 17
Mar
7:00am – 9:00pm
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Whatever you run for, come run with us during the Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend. Celebrate your race and the “Luck of the Irish” with 25,000 runners from all 50 states and around the world.  Lace up your sneakers, adorn yourself in gre...
Shamrock Marathon Weekend
23
Mar
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Farmers Market
3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach VA 23453
Handcrafted arts, food trucks, facepainting, children’s garden behind Rural Heritage Center
Celebrate Agriculture
12
Apr
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band: Down the Rabbit Hole
13
Apr
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Farmers Market
3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach VA 23453
The Virginia Beach Farmers Market is celebrating its 43rd birthday! Come celebrate with us! We’ll have crafters with homemade soaps and lotions, jewelry, art, food, and fun for the kids like face painting and an interactive Children’s Garden!
Farmers Market Birthday Bash
13
Apr
12:00pm – 3:30pm
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Presented by the Culinary Institute of Virginia, College of Culinary Arts of ECPI University, the East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the region’s most-loved seafood delicacies.  This highly identifiable cuisine has been a staple of...
East Coast She-Crab Soup Classic
4
May
– 5
May
10:00am – 4:00pm
On the Beach (10th to 20th Street)
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at the Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival.  Held in two locations, this popular event features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados...
Atlantic Coast Kite Festival
10
May
– 12
May
9:00am – 5:00pm
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Virginia International “PAN Fest” (sometimes called PANorama) is a musical extravaganza set to the soothing rhythmic sounds of steel pan drum music. The festival’s laid back atmosphere appeals to people of all ages who are fascin...
Virginia International PAN Fest (PANorama)
10
May
– 12
May
12:00pm – 10:00pm
On the Beach (30th to 40th Street)
3500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Beach Music Cruise-In, combining bands on the beach and cars on the boardwalk, blends the best of the “oldies” with dancing under the stars in a jam-packed blast to the past!  Friday-Sunday, May 10-12, settle into the sand as the top Beach Music...
Beach Music Cruise-In Weekend
11
May
– 12
May
6:00pm – 10:00pm
17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen)
1700 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Pirate Party on the Beach returns to the 17th Street Park at the Virginia Beach oceanfront for two rollicking days of music, mayhem, and more! This family-friendly event features activities designed to bring out the “pirate” in everyone. Cost...
Pirate Party on the Beach
17
May
5:00pm – 10:00pm
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Monster Trucks take over the Beach in May! Monsters are taking over the beach at Kalbones Off Road Monsters on the Beach, presented by Pungo Off Road! This wildly-popular event brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as monster tru...
Monsters on the Beach
18
May
10:00am – 10:00pm
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Monster Trucks take over the Beach in May! Monsters are taking over the beach at Kalbones Off Road Monsters on the Beach, presented by Pungo Off Road! This wildly-popular event brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as monster tru...
Monsters on the Beach
19
May
12:00pm – 5:00pm
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Monster Trucks take over the Beach in May! Monsters are taking over the beach at Kalbones Off Road Monsters on the Beach, presented by Pungo Off Road! This wildly-popular event brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as monster tru...
Monsters on the Beach
30
May
6:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Iconic pop-rock band Hootie & the Blowfish appeared on NBC’s TODAY this morning to announce a highly anticipated return to full-time touring in 2019, as the foursome sets out on the 2019 Group Therapy Tour with direct support from special guest...
Hootie & The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour
11
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
14
Jul
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Train Goo Goo Dolls Allen Stone
Train/Goo Goo Dolls
25
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
3
Aug
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Virginia Beach, the wait is over. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach for one night only, SATURDAY August 3 at 8 pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Son Of A Son Of A Sailo...
Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band
8
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
9
Aug
4:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, and Live Nation announce the global expansion of the KIDZ BOP live tour phenomenon with the launch of an all-new show for next year — KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019. The KIDZ BOP Kids will perform in Australia, ...
KIDZ BOP WORLD TOUR 2019
13
Aug
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
After selling more than half a million tickets at their initial on sale, KISS announced the second leg of their final tour ever set for 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The initial tour announcement was made at Halloween and featured a firs...
KISS – End Of The Road World Tour
15
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
22
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
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
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen)
1700 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
22nd Street Beach Stage
2200 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
5th Street Beach Stage
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
4
Sep
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
Don’t settle for another night of bunco or bridge.  Dust off those dancing shoes and head out for a night of big band sounds, delicious food, and of course, a visit from the King himself as you jitterbug your way through Neptune’s Seni...
Seniors Gala
5
Sep
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
7
Sep
– 8
Sep
7:30am – 5:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Both old and young surfers take to the ocean in this classic surfing showdown .  With prizes to be won, make your mark in the surf of Neptune Festival month. This event is produced in conjuction with the Eastern Surfing Association, pre-registrat...
Neptune’s Surfing Classic
27
Sep
– 6
Oct
9:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (1st to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
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 unlik...
International Sandsculpting Championship
27
Sep
– 30
Sep
10:00am – 6:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Boardwalk (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Arts and Crafts enjoyed under the sun, away from the galleries and at your viewing pleasure on the boardwalk. Come enjoy art and crafts under the sun with an unbeatable backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. The Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show featur...
Neptune’s Art and Craft Show
28
Sep
6:30am – 11:00am
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Calling all beach bums: Neptune’s 8k Run is back in a big way! With a new course, a new post-race party, new entertainment and more – join us September 28th for one of Virginia Beach’s oldest and best loved races. Once you cross the...
Neptune’s 8k Run
28
Sep
8:00am – 3:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (in General)
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
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 ar...
Neptune’s Atlantic Regatta
28
Sep
– 29
Sep
9:00am – 5:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (30th to 40th Street)
3500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
2 v 2 and 4 v 4 play heats up the sand as men, women, and coed divisions compete for titles on the oceanfront.  Hosted in cooperation with Volleyball Virginia, numerous skill level classes are available for entry.  Set and spike your weekend to ...
Neptune’s Volleyball Tournament
28
Sep
11:30am – 1:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
16th to 32nd Street
Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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 e...
Neptune Festival Grand Parade
29
Sep
9:00am – 11:00am
Recurring Event:
Annually
Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront
3001 Atlantic Avenue Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Neptune Festival invites you to celebrate excellence at Neptune’s Final Toast in honor of our Hometown Heroes. Local heroes will be honored during Boardwalk Weekend at a Sunday breakfast by the sea. Many of those who have chosen to live in...
Hometown Heroes: Neptune’s Final Toast
29
Sep
10:00am – 5:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Boardwalk (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
There is beauty in youth some say, especially when they are as talented as those chosen to participate in Neptune’s Youth Art Show. On display will be the finest youth art Hampton Roads has to offer. Come enjoy this perspective as you peruse th...
Neptune’s Youth Art Show

Major Concerts in Virginia Beach

These are some of the biggest music events on the East Coast and they happen right here in Virginia Beach.  Most major concerts are located at the Veteran’s United Home Loans Amphitheater…. only 10 miles from the resort area… but a handful are right at the oceanfront!

Take in a concert while on vacation and live the life of a Virginia Beach local!

12
Apr
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Zac Brown Band
Zac Brown Band: Down the Rabbit Hole
30
May
6:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Iconic pop-rock band Hootie & the Blowfish appeared on NBC’s TODAY this morning to announce a highly anticipated return to full-time touring in 2019, as the foursome sets out on the 2019 Group Therapy Tour with direct support from special guest...
Hootie & The Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour
14
Jul
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Train Goo Goo Dolls Allen Stone
Train/Goo Goo Dolls
3
Aug
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Virginia Beach, the wait is over. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach for one night only, SATURDAY August 3 at 8 pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s “Son Of A Son Of A Sailo...
Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band
13
Aug
8:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
After selling more than half a million tickets at their initial on sale, KISS announced the second leg of their final tour ever set for 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. The initial tour announcement was made at Halloween and featured a firs...
KISS – End Of The Road World Tour
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
5th Street Beach Stage
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen)
1700 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
22nd Street Beach Stage
2200 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
30
Aug
– 1
Sep
1:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at the American Music Festival. One of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast, the American Music F...
American Music Festival
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