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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EVENT START DATE:
EVENT END DATE:
Type of Event:
Venue Location:
20
Sep
– 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
20
Sep
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Lady Antebellum Darius Rucker Russell Dickerson
Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker
22
Sep
– 23
Sep
8:00am – 5:00pm
Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana
1750 Tomcat Boulevard Virginia Beach, VA 23460
Honoring Navy Wounded Warriors The men and women of Naval Air Station Oceana are especially proud of the partnership with the Navy Wounded Warrior/Safe Harbor program. This crucial program coordinates the non-medical care of seriously wounded, ill a...
The Oceana Air Show
22
Sep
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Farmers Market
3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach VA 23453
Join us for a craft show, children’s activities, and live music from Hank’s Martin Bluegrass Band.
Apple Extravaganza
22
Sep
2:00pm – 11:00pm
Murphy’s Irish Pub
2914 Pacific Avenue Virginia Beach VA 23451
Come on out to Murphy’s on Saturday, September 22nd, for our Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day party outside in our Beer Garden! •Live music from Glasgow Kiss, Poehemia, and The Fighting Jamesons •Irish Dancers •Drink specials, Oysters, ...
Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day Party benefiting CHKD
22
Sep
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club
1052 Cardinal Rd Virginia Beach, VA 23451
The End of Summer Bay Bash is back and better than ever with a new date and a new location! Join us for a party by the docks at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club. Grab your friends, buy your tickets, and get ready for another unforgettable evening! R...
End of Summer Bay Bash
25
Sep
– 26
Sep
6:00pm – 8:00pm
Superior Pawn and Gun Shooting Range
2664 LISHELLE PL Virginia Beach VA 23452
You do not need to have any prior firearms experience to attend this class. Regardless of your experience or skill level we encourage all ladies to come out and join us for our Ladies Only Concealed Cary Class! The first half of the class will be hel...
Ladies Only Concealed Carry Class
28
Sep
– 7
Oct
9:00am – 6:00pm
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
28
Sep
– 30
Sep
10:00am – 6:00pm
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
12:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen)
1700 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings! Daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature a variety of live music and performers. Ignite your taste buds and ...
Boardwalk Weekend
28
Sep
– 31
Oct
6:30pm – 11:30pm
Hunt Club Farm
2388 London Bridge Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Bring the family all all of your friends to Virginia Beach’s original Haunted Hayride! This is no ordinary Halloween event at Hunt Club Farms featuring 3 haunted attractions with over 75 live actors!  Certainly you have heard of the Haunted Ha...
Haunted Hunt Club Farm
29
Sep
7:45am – 11:00am
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Run, jog, walk, or skip your way down Atlantic Avenue to Rudee Inlet as spectators and family cheer you on the whole way.  Afterwards, bask in your achievement in the 24th Street Park while enjoying plenty of food, drinks, fantastic views of the oce...
Neptune’s 8k and 5k Run
29
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
29
Sep
– 30
Sep
9:00am – 5:00pm
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
29
Sep
10:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings! Daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature a variety of live music and performers. Ignite your taste buds and ...
Boardwalk Weekend
29
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
9:00pm – 9:30pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
On the Beach (20th to 30th Street)
2500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Grab your blanket and head to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as the skies explode with color! The Neptune Festival hosts a spectacular fireworks display designed by Dominion Fireworks.  The fireworks will shoot offshore from a barge at 20th Street,...
Fireworks Extravaganza
30
Sep
9:00am – 11:00am
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
30
Sep
10:00am – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Annually
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings! Daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature a variety of live music and performers. Ignite your taste buds and ...
Boardwalk Weekend
30
Sep
10:00am – 5:00pm
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
30
Sep
1:00pm – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Sportsplex
2044 Landstown Centre Way Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Join us again this year for our 5k run at the Sportsplex! Check in: 12 noon – 12:45pm -The race fee includes participant medal, shirt, hot dogs and beverages. -1st, 2nd & 3rd place awards are given to overall winners and each 10 year age gr...
EPIc 5k Race Against Food Allergies
1
Oct
6:30pm – 8:00pm
On October 1, 2018, the Hampton Roads Military & Civilian Family Violence Prevention Council, comprised of regional civilian and military leaders, domestic violence programs, first responders, commonwealth’s attorneys, court services units, and...
Day of Unity-Night of Remembrance Domestic Violence Candlelight Vigil
12
Oct
– 14
Oct
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
19
Oct
6:00pm – 8:20pm
The Adventure Park at Virginia Aquarium
801 General Booth Blvd Virginia Beach VA 23451
We are hosting an all-ages Halloween Glow in the Park! Kick off your Halloween in the trees! Spooky playlist and fun decorations! Lights will go on when the sun goes down so you can climb after dark…if you dare!
Halloween Glow in the Park
20
Oct
10:00am – 4:00pm
Virginia Beach Farmers Market
3640 Dam Neck Road Virginia Beach VA 23453
– Carnival – Craft Show – Food Trucks – Local Artisans and Guilds – Children’s Activities – Pumpkin Decorating Contest – Dallas Band – Combine Simulator – Mobile Dairy Classroom-
Harvest Fair
20
Oct
10:30am – 11:30am
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
2200 Parks Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Join MOCA educators for a totally unique experience exploring MOCA’s galleries as a family! Engage in fun gallery activities while looking closely at works of art. Space is limited, please pre-register.
Family Art Crush
20
Oct
11:00am – 1:00pm
Virginia Beach Public Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Do you want a career in the sports industry? Take a class with an NBA Agent. Register today for our Saturday, October 20th Sports Management Academy with NBA Agent Michael Chamblain. Attendees will practice public speaking skills, learn industry tips...
Sports Management Academy with NBA Agent Michael Chamblain
20
Oct
– 21
Oct
1:00pm – 6:00pm
31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival, having outgrown the 24th Street Park, has moved to a huge tent on the beach! The Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival, held from 1:00pm-6:00pm each day, has convenient parking at the 31st Street City Garage and i...
Craft Beer Festival
20
Oct
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dinner Detective
1900 Pavilion Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre In Virginia Beach, Virginia America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing in Virginia Beach, Virginia! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The cu...
Dinner Detective Interactive Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Show
26
Oct
12:00pm – 10:00pm
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Run for your life! J&A Racing brings you Hampton Roads’ largest Halloween race and party. The Anthem Wicked 10K, Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K presented by Bon Secours In Motion will take place on October 26th and 2...
Wicked 10K
27
Oct
6:30am – 11:00am
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Run for your life! J&A Racing brings you Hampton Roads’ largest Halloween race and party. The Anthem Wicked 10K, Old Point National Bank Monster Mile and Mini Monster 1K presented by Bon Secours In Motion will take place on October 26th and 2...
Wicked 10K
27
Oct
2:00pm – 6:00pm
Back Bay Brewing Company
614 Norfolk Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Save the date for this year’s Back Bay Brewing Halloween Harvest Festival! Get ready for costume contests, dance-offs, live music, a special beer release and more! This will be the last year we host this festival at Back Bay Brewing before movi...
Halloween Harvest Festival
27
Oct
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Dinner Detective
1900 Pavilion Dr Virginia Beach VA 23451
Join America’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show for our 1st annual costume party in Virginia Beach, Virginia! Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight some...
Dinner Detective Costume Party Murder Mystery Dinner Show
28
Oct
12:00pm – 4:00pm
Fountain Plaza
205 Central Park Ave Virginia Beach VA 23462
Kick off your Halloween spirit early and head to Virginia Beach Town Center as a ghoulish assortment of characters invade Town Center of Virginia Beach at Fountain Plaza! Prepare for a ghoulish assortment of characters to take over, turning the Fount...
Town and Treat
1
Nov
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Chrysler Hall
215 E. Brambleton Avenue Norfolk, VA 23510
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron ...
Ron White
4
Nov
12:00pm – 3:00pm
24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure peop...
Virginia Beach Walk Now for Autism Speaks
9
Nov
6:00pm – 10:00pm
Hunt Club Farm
2388 London Bridge Rd Virginia Beach VA 23456
Join us for the 2018 Barrels, Brew, & BBQ Festival for a great evening of delicious BBQ & fixins, local wine and craft brewery tastings, live music, silent and 50/50 auctions, raffle, and games at Hunt Club Farm in Virginia Beach. Proceeds be...
Barrels, Brew & BBQ Festival
22
Nov
– 25
Nov
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
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MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile
26
Nov
– 2
Dec
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
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MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile
1
Dec
5:30pm – 7:00pm
On Atlantic Avenue between 15th Street and 25th Street
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach, VA 23451
Officially ushering in the holiday season at the Virginia Beach oceanfront! Almost 90 parade units will make their way down Atlantic Avenue in a joyous celebration of the holiday season.  Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, fire trucks, ...
Holiday Parade at the Beach
2
Dec
7:30am – 12:00pm
Mt. Trashmore
310 Edwin Drive Virginia Beach, VA 23462
Be part of the longest-running, holiday-themed 5K race series anywhere – and fight with us to conquer arthritis! The Arthritis Foundation’s original Jingle Bell Run is a fun way to get decked out and be festive, while racing to raise funds and aw...
Arthritis Foundation’s Virginia Beach Jingle Bell Run/Walk 5K
3
Dec
– 9
Dec
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
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MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile
10
Dec
– 16
Dec
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
SUNDAYS
MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile
17
Dec
– 23
Dec
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
SUNDAYS
MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile
24
Dec
– 30
Dec
5:00pm – 11:00pm
Recurring Event:
Daily from November to January
SUNDAYS
MONDAYS
TUESDAYS
WEDNESDAYS
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
SATURDAYS
On the Boardwalk (in General)
Virginia Beach Boardwalk Virginia Beach VA 23451
Holiday Lights at the Beach is a holiday tradition that brings joy and wonder to Hampton Roads every holiday season!  Join us this year from Thanksgiving Day through December 30. 2017 brought a new experience to the boardwalk at Holiday Lights Maola...
Holiday Lights Maola Milk Merry Mile

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!

20
Sep
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
3550 Cellar Door Way Virginia Beach VA 23456
Lineup: Lady Antebellum Darius Rucker Russell Dickerson
Lady Antebellum & Darius Rucker
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