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6
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 12th 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 aficio...
12
May
- 14
May
5:30pm - 8:00pm
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
- 20
May
6:00pm - 10:00pm
17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen Grill & Chill)
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
27
May
- 29
May
8:00am - 5:00pm
On the Boardwalk (2nd to 10th Street)
500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Steel Pier Classic is a professional and amateur surfing contest located in Virginia Beach, VA. It is produced by the Virginia Longboard Federation (VLF), a 501 C3 non profit organization that aids the community through surfing endeavors. The VLF...
27
May
- 28
May
9:00am - 7:00pm
Pungo
1776 Princess Anne Road Virginia Beach VA 23456
The Pungo Strawberry Festival is held annually on Memorial Day weekend. This year we are estimating attendance of 100,000 over the two day event. Not only does the Festival have all the strawberries you can eat offered in over 50 different ways, acti...
9
Jun
- 11
Jun
12:00pm - 6:00pm
On the Beach (in General)
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The premier USA and international amateur and pro/am beach/sand soccer festival on the planet. Staged on 22 city blocks of Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Over 80 skill and age group divisions to support all genders and skill levels. Over 10,000 players e...
15
Jun
- 18
Jun
10:00am - 6:00pm
On the Boardwalk (in General)
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Boardwalk Art Show is one of the oldest and best outdoor fine art shows on the Eastern seaboard.The four-day festival is one of the most popular in Virginia, attracting collectors and artists from across the nation (300 nations in fact!) with an ...
4
Jul
8:00pm - 10:00pm
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24th Street Stage / Park
2400 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Multiple live performances on oceanfront stages attract tens of thousands of visitors and residents of Hampton Roads to a star-spangled salute to this great country of ours at Stars Stripes Explosion! Musical acts offer something for everyone with tr...
Stars N Stripes Explosion
4
Jul
8:00pm - 10:00pm
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31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Multiple live performances on oceanfront stages attract tens of thousands of visitors and residents of Hampton Roads to a star-spangled salute to this great country of ours at Stars Stripes Explosion! Musical acts offer something for everyone with tr...
Stars N Stripes Explosion
4
Jul
8:00pm - 10:00pm
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17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen Grill & Chill)
1700 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Multiple live performances on oceanfront stages attract tens of thousands of visitors and residents of Hampton Roads to a star-spangled salute to this great country of ours at Stars Stripes Explosion! Musical acts offer something for everyone with tr...
Stars N Stripes Explosion
4
Jul
8:00pm - 10:00pm
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20th Street Stage (Beach)
2000 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Multiple live performances on oceanfront stages attract tens of thousands of visitors and residents of Hampton Roads to a star-spangled salute to this great country of ours at Stars Stripes Explosion! Musical acts offer something for everyone with tr...
Stars N Stripes Explosion
8
Jul
10:00am - 5:00pm
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On the Boardwalk (10th to 20th Street)
1500 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
The Virginia Aquarium Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion is where hundreds of artists and “wanna-be artists” gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color! Artist registration takes place on the boardwalk at 17th Street, and chalk art is...
Chalk the Walk
25
Aug
- 26
Aug
1:00am - 11:00pm
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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...
1
Sep
- 3
Sep
1:00am - 11:00pm
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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...
1
Sep
- 3
Sep
1:00am - 11:00pm
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17th Street Stage / Park (Dairy Queen Grill & Chill)
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...
1
Sep
- 3
Sep
1:00am - 11:00pm
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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...
1
Sep
- 3
Sep
1:00am - 11:00pm
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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...
6
Sep
7:00pm - 10:00pm
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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...
9
Sep
- 10
Sep
12:00pm - 5:00pm
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31st Street Stage / Park (King Neptune’s Park)
3100 Atlantic Ave Virginia Beach VA 23451
Join your friends by the oceanfront for an afternoon hosted by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Sip and savor chardonnays, merlots, rieslings and more while you meet and greet the fascinating people who are forging Virginia’s reputation for...
15
Sep
- 17
Sep
10:00am - 4:00pm
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...
16
Sep
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Fountain Plaza
205 Central Park Ave Virginia Beach VA 23462
The runway show will feature fashions from local retailers and the show will conclude with a special high fashion hair and make-up walk. Also, look for in-store events to take place in conjunction with the outdoor fashion show.
29
Sep
- 1
Oct
9:00am - 6:00pm
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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...
29
Sep
- 1
Oct
12:00pm - 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...
7
Oct
8:00am - 7:00pm
Fountain Plaza
205 Central Park Ave Virginia Beach VA 23462
This event in the urban heart of Town Center is designed to celebrate National Chess Day. The National Chess Day Festival features include a multi-section tournament (with sections for both experienced and beginning players), free chess lessons, a s...
11
Nov
11:00am - 7:00pm
Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street Virginia Beach VA 23451
Where else can you see traditional Indian and Bollywood dances, get fancy henna patterns inked on you, peruse Indian fashion and jewelry, and eat fresh samosas that are cooked right in front of you? At the annual India Fest, hosted by The Asian India...