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  • The Best in Virginia Beach Events and Entertainment

    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.

  • NAS Oceana Air ShowNAS AirShow

    The Blue Angels make a spectacular return! The 2014 NAS Oceana Air Show honors Navy Wounded Warriors with two days of flying demonstrations at Oceana and a free concert and parachute team jump at the oceanfront. Meet Uncle Sam on Stilts and witness the thunder of the Shockwave Jet Truck. Admission and Oceana parking are free; ticketed reserved seating available for purchase. September 20-21.

    Boardwalk Weekend neptune fest

    Summer’s last hurrah is really autumn’s first big block party in Virginia Beach. Join this yearly fall celebration along 32 blocks of the boardwalk for daily concerts at oceanfront stages, unique art and handcrafts, yummy festival food and refreshing treats. Check out the sand sculptures, take your pick of 30 local and national acts taking the stage for live music and be there for Saturday night fireworks. September 26-28.

    SandsculptingInternational Sandsculpting Championship

    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.


  • This Week in Virginia Beach

    Get the scoop on everything that’s going on this week - exhibits, concerts, sports, you name it! - Updated September 12th

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    • outdoor stages

      Outdoor Stages

      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.

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    • performing arts

      Performing Arts

      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.

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    • comedy club

      Comedy Clubs

      Looking for fun and laughter? Check out one of our many, high-caliber comedic clubs featuring the latest "up and coming" sensations.

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    • clubs and live music

      Clubs and Live Music

      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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