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  • Virginia Beach Food/Beverage Events:
    Get a taste of the local flavor.

    What better way to enjoy Virginia Beach’s awesome cuisine than to have events and festivals dedicated to that very thing! Indulge in an ocean-side smorgasbord of local, year-round flavor as Virginia Beach plays host to a variety of culinary gatherings perfect for every appetite. Take a look at what’s on the menu:


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    Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

    Restaurant Week

    February & October 

    The city's annual celebration of the restaurant industry, Virginia Beach Restaurant Week offers a taste of beach culture with every delectable destination. Visit participating restaurants for some insanely delicious deals and special menu offerings. See who's cooking here.


    East Coast She Crab Soup Classic

    Shecrab Classic


    Virginia Beach's delicious battle royale for the crustacean nation, the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic puts some amazing chefs claw to claw for the chance to have their She Crab Soup recipe reign supreme. So warm up those taste buds, because it's on.

    Neptune Wine Festivals

    Neptune Wine

    May & September

    An event fit for a King, join Neptune and his friends for a day of sun, fun and wine sampling in Virginia Beach. Swirl, smell and taste a variety of delicious wines while indulging in some fine, local fare.

    Sensible Seafood Fest

    Sensible Seafood


    Join in the fun at the newest locavore foodie party in Virginia Beach at the Virginia Aquarium. Indulge your appetite and mind as you sample delicious sustainable and local foods (seafood and more!) and learn about area environmental initiatives. Enjoy tastes from more than 15 Sensible Seafood partners as you stroll through the Aquarium's exhibits.

    Pungo Strawberry Festival

    Strawberry Festival


    Go beyond the beaches and into a strawberry-filled paradise for the annual Pungo Strawberry Festival. Get your pick of the juiciest and the tastiest local strawberries prepared and enjoyed in over 50 different ways! This family-friendly event not only hosts delicious strawberries, but a variety of different events and carnival-style activities perfect for visitors of all ages

    Mediterranean Weekend



    Celebrate the culture and food traditions of Greece and Italy during three days of wine, food, beer and world-class entertainment at the oceanfront. From Festa Italiana at 17th Street Park, to My 2nd Big Fat Greek Party at 24th Street Park, you'll find a feast of flavors from baklava to zeppole. Strolling musicians and lively dancers are on hand to bring out your Mediterranean side, along with family-friendly fun like grape stomping and a full schedule of performers.

    Craft Beer Festival

    Craft Beer Fest


    Over 50 craft beers from over 25 breweries pour into the 24th street park for a day of sampling and fun. Enjoy live music, great food and of course, delicious craft beer.

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