Events and entertainment in Virginia Beach are sure to impress.
Fireworks on the fourth of July, a
restaurant week to impress even the toughest foodie
critic, an illuminating holiday
parade and year-round festivals that celebrate music,
wine, and good old fashioned family fun all make Virginia Beach the
best vacation destination any time of year.
With first-class facilities and a variety of playing fields,
Virginia Beach is host to many national sports competitions and
events. With a mouthwatering culture steeped in fresh seafood, the
food festivals and exploration of local dining during restaurant
week ensure that the Virginia Beach foodie tradition continues.
Concerts, comedians and performing artists of all types are all
welcomed to the various stages around Virginia Beach including the
superstar of Town Center, The Sandler Center.
Plan a vacation around the events of the famed Neptune Festival
or check the calendar when you get to town to reserve your tickets
for a Virginia Beach night out. Have a look at the Virginia Beach
events calendar and see for yourself how much excitement
awaits. Whatever the occasion and whatever your interest, you're
sure to find the perfect wine, the perfect band, or the perfect
celebration of food to help you live the life.
World-class talent comes to Virginia Beach to compete in
this signature Neptune Festival event. Now expanded to ten days of competition
and viewing, an international field of sculptors makes this one of the most
distinctive events of its kind in the world. View their creations, demos and
meet the sculptors along the boardwalk between 4th and 10th
Streets. September 26 – October 5.
It's the best way to enjoy an oceanfront session without a surfboard – live music and over 80 craft beers from more than 50 breweries under a giant tent on the beach at 30th Street. Get a taste of Virginia's world-class brews along with regional and international favorites in a perfect outdoor setting at the 6th Annual Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival. October 18-19.
Run for your life! Be part of Hampton Road’s largest Halloween race and party with over 10,000 ghoulish participants having fun, being creative, and dressing up for this scary race. The 10k course takes you along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and has racers running through a zombie zone and past live thriller dancers, concluding with a huge post-race party on the beach. October 24-25.
Get the scoop on everything that’s going on this week - exhibits, concerts, sports, you name it! -
Updated September 26th
When the beach is your playground, there's no lack of inspiration for great music and stage shows. From park stages featuring local bands to concert venues featuring popular headlining acts, Virginia Beach is the place for great music and great fun.
Add a little culture to your next Virginia Beach vacation and attend a ballet, symphony performance, or a play. Performances are available year round at quaint community theaters or at our new state-of-the-art performance venue scheduled to open this year.
Looking for fun and laughter? Check out one of our many, high-caliber comedic clubs featuring the latest "up and coming" sensations.
When the sun goes down, the heat turns up in Virginia Beach. With a bustling music scene and clubs of all kinds, Virginia Beach has everything that you need to live the night life.
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