North America's Oldest Surf Contest and is celebrating its 52nd Year. This classic surfing event takes place right here at the Virginia Beach oceanfront and features amateur and professional Surfing events, free live entertainment and a wide variety of sporting competitions. Read More..
FunkFest Fri., Aug. 22 - Sat., Aug. 23
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 style that originated in the mid-to late-1960's when African-American musicians blended soul music, soulful jazz, and R&B into a rhythmic, danceable new form of music. Funk brings a strong rhythmic groove of electric bass and drums to the foreground. Read More..
Celebrating one of the most cherished musical genres of all time, Blues at the Beach features two days of concerts on an outdoor stage. Local, regional, and nationally-recognized Blues acts share the stage for a riveting and heartfelt tribute to the sights, sounds, and soul of the American experience. National headliners have brought their intensity and knockout live performances to Virginia Beach. Read More..
Join your friends for a day full of wine and entertainment at the oceanfront. Leading vineyards from across Virginia and the mid-Atlantice will be showchasing their many varities of wines. Read More..
A little bit of Italy and Greece comes to the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three days of pasta, pizza, Italian wine, great Greek food, beer, and world-class entertainment, together with family-friendly entertainment like grape-stomping! People from all walks of life and backgrounds join in one community for celebration of everything Italian and Greek! Read More..
2014 marks the 41st Anniversary for the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival where every year hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festivalís many offerings! Daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature a variety of live music and performers. Read More..
Come join us and a few thousand of your newest friends as we walk together to defeat ALS. The event begins with a walk along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and continues with an oceanfront beach party unlike any you've ever seen. Read More..
Sample over 50 different craft beers from 25 different breweries. This ticket events gives you access to all these great beers, live music and a souvenier beer mug. Home brew workshops from masterbrewers will show you many tricks of the trade. Read More..
McDonald's Lights at the Beach: Sun.-Thurs. 5:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m. and Fri.-Sat., 5:30 p.m.-11:00.-p.m. Thousands of cars make this annual trek to see one of the most festive and creative holiday light displays ever. Holiday music on a free CD is provided to make your journey down the Virginia Beach boardwalk magical. Jumping fish, Surfing Santa, and playful mermaids will dazzle you. The is a entrance fee charged for each vehicle. Read More..
Christmastown at Busch Gardens Williamsburg will fill you with plenty of Holiday Cheer. Each country in the park has its own unique Holiday theme and many of the rides and other attractions are open too. And there's plenty of unique Holiday shopping around each corner. Read More..
Celebrate the holiday season with the Annual Holiday Parade at the Beach, coming to the Virginia Beach oceanfront Saturday, December 6, 2014! Helping to make the 2014 edition of this Hampton Roads holiday tradition the best ever will be giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, antique autos, decorated fire trucks and Santa himself arriving on his own special lighted float. Read More..