Summer is officially here, and Virginia Beach’s family-friendly fun has just begun! There’s no better time to warm up to some of our coastal destination’s best events, attractions and dining than now. Whether you’re looking to lounge on the beach, take in an outdoor event or dive into a new flavor, you won’t run out of Virginia Beach experiences to enjoy in June.
Oceanfront Concert Series
On the Beach at 17th, 24th & 31st Street Parks
June 8, 15, 22 & 29
Pick your beach, pick your entertainment! National recording artists take to Virginia Beach’s oceanfront park stages with weekly musical performances by the shore during the Oceanfront Concert Series, now through August. Bring your beach chair or your beach blanket for an unforgettable evening saluting all things music. The free performances begin at 7 p.m.
Beach Blanket Movie Series
On the Beach at 29th Street
June 23 & June 30
Claim your spot in the sand for an al-fresco movie-watching experience with the whole family! The Beach Blanket Movie Series kicks off at 8:30 p.m. every Thursday and is free and open to the public. Visit the event website for the movie schedule and more details.
La Fiesta Virginia Beach
June 24 & 25
On the Beach at 24th Street
Celebrate all things Latinx with two days of music, authentic food and plenty of dancing during La Fiesta Virginia Beach. Enjoy live performances by Latin Grammy award nominees, savor delectable flavors and bask in all of the colors of Latin American culture, right here on the beach. For ticket information and a schedule of performances, visit the event website.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AT TOWN CENTER
Live entertainment continues to be the star of the show at the Virginia Beach Town Center, with a month-long schedule of live performances that’ll have you singing, laughing and dancing along.
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
June 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29
Head to the Virginia Beach Town Center for the fourteenth season of one of summer’s most beloved event series to enjoy FREE live musical performances. Every week for fourteen weeks, local bands showcase a variety of genres – from pop and country to Motown and rock – at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts outdoor plaza. Local food and beverages are also available for purchase.
Patti Labelle in Concert
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Experience the legend herself, as she belts out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and spiritual sonnets for which she has long been revered around the world. Don’t miss your chance to see Patti Labelle in Concert during her intimate evening performance at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are now on sale online and at the Sandler Center ticket office.
Standup Comedy Shows
Funny Bone Comedy Club
Various June Dates
Get ready to laugh… and laugh and laugh again, thanks to The Funny Bone Comedy Club’s fantastic June lineup, including renowned comedians Michael Colyar, Brian Simpson and so many others! Dates and ticket prices vary; visit the venue website for details.
OUTDOOR CONCERTS AT THE VIRGINIA BEACH AMPHITHEATER
Summer brings with it a plethora of concerts at the Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater at Virginia Beach. This month, enjoy live performances from some of the world’s most renowned recording artists, either on the lawn or tucked under the comfort of the fixed-seat canopy area.
Ticket prices and available seating vary; visit the venue’s website for details.
June Concert Lineup
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
- June 11: Brad Paisley
- June 13: The Doobie Brothers
- June 15: Kenny Chesney
- June 24: Rebelution
- June 25: Thomas Rhett
Get the best of the season’s bounty with a visit to one of our beloved farmers’ markets.
Old Beach Farmers Market
Croc’s 19th Street Bistro Parking Lot
June 4, 11, 18 & 25
For the ultimate VB experience, head to the ViBe Creative District to browse and shop at the Old Beach Farmers Market, showcasing seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, seafood, cheeses, baked goods, artisan breads, savory foods from local chefs, soaps, flowers and more.
Shore Drive Farmers Market
Lynnhaven Coffee Company
June 4, 11, 18 & 25
Grab a coffee from Lynnhaven Coffee Company and shop among the locals as you browse a variety of products from area farms, artisans, bakers, seafood producers and more every Saturday, from 9 a.m. until noon at the Shore Drive Farmers Market. Vendors include Full Quiver Farms, B&H Produce, Veg Out Gardens, Gateaux Bakery and many, many more.
Head indoors to discover a lot of family-friendly fun along the way.
The Dinner Detective Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Show
Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront
June 11 & 18
The country’s largest interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now in Virginia Beach and taking place at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The Dinner Detective Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Show will have you solving a hilarious crime, while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight. The fun, social and interactive evening is suitable for adults. Tickets are limited and can be purchased online.
Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo
Virginia Beach Convention Center
Planning for your special day? The Virginia Bridal & Wedding Expo has you covered, with a vast selection of wedding professionals, venues, photographers, dress boutiques, honeymoon destinations and much more. The one-day event starts at 1 p.m. Free tickets are now available online (or for $10 at the door).
Maya Lin: Ways of Water Exhibit
Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Now - September 4
Join the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art for its breathtaking and inspiring installation of Maya Lin’s thought-provoking works, including never-before-exhibited sculptures and prints. “Ways of Water” focuses on an environmental concern specific to our region, asking visitors to reconsider their relationship with nature at a critical moment. A wide array of public programs will also complement the solo exhibit.