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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.

    This Week in Virginia Beach

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

  • Featured Events

     
  • Surf-n-Santa 5 Milersurf n santa

    Take a break from the bustle of the holiday season and join J&A Racing for an evening of joy and wonder at the Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours In Motion, a twilight race under the holiday lights along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk. December 20th. 

    Ice ParkIce Park

    An exciting new attraction is open at the Oceanfront at Rudee Loop– an 8,000-square-foot outdoor ice skating rink of professionally maintained ice, open daily and on all holidays until February 2015. The park is set up at Rudee Loop next to the entrance to the annual 30-block-long Holiday Lights on the Boardwalk, bringing festive cheer to your enchanting ice skating experience. Now – February 2015.

    McDonald’s Holiday LightsMcDonalds Holiday Lights

    Take a shiny journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk. Festive fish, jumping dolphins, frolicking porpoises – all in bright, colored lights against the clear night-time sky, are the stars of McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach. They are joined by Santa, elves, and a 40-foot tall Christmas tree erected on the beach! Nov. 19th – Jan. 3rd.


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