June 2024

June marks the first full month of summer, and in Virginia Beach that means making the most of the warm weather and spending as much time as possible by the water. Our glimmering ocean and Boardwalk provide an unparalleled setting for festivals, concerts and other summer fun, and if you’re looking to spend some time by the shore this June, the beach isn’t lacking for events. From street art to chalk art, and Pride festivals to movies on the sand, this month is packed with fun for the entire family. Here’s a look at the best things going on this June in Virginia Beach.

Man Painting A Mural In Virginia Beach

VB Street Art Festival

May 30 - June 2, 2024

The ViBe Creative District welcomes 15 local artists to paint 15 sculptures as part of the VB Street Art Festival. Eventgoers can get an up-close look at the creative process, and they’ll also have a chance to try painting their own mural at The Garage VB. The weekend’s best photo op will be at SSI at Baltic Ave., where artist Summer Paradiso will create an angel wings mural, perfect for posing. The festival is free and open to the public and will include Virginia Beach Schools student murals on display at 31st Street.


A Skate Ramp At Jackalope Festival 2023

Jackalope Fest

May 31 - June 2, 2024

The biggest action sports festival in Canada comes to the U.S. as the Oceanfront around 31st Street hosts the Jackalope Fest. The festival finds both professional and amateur athletes competing in skating, bouldering, Moto X, BMX, base jumping and more. Each day begins with open practices, leading into full days of competition and demos that showcase astounding feats of athleticism. You’ll also find live music performances all day, DJ sets and after-parties on Friday and Saturday at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront rooftop and Duck Dive Tavern.


Live! On Atlantic - Week Night Concerts


USO Experience Music Concert Series

May 31 - June 2, 2024

The USO Experience Virginia Beach invites the service members and their families who call the Hampton Roads area home to enjoy a long weekend filled with sports, outdoor recreation and other fun family events. The experience offers many ways to enjoy the abundance of nature in the area, from kayaking to waterskiing and introductions to fly fishing. Each night concludes with a concert at the 17th and 24th Street parks, where the free performances begin at 7:30 pm.


music festival line up of artists


Point Break Music Festival

June 1 - 2, 2024

When you feel like getting into a summertime frame of mind, nothing makes for a more relaxing time than listening to reggae music on the sand. The Point Break Music Festival brings some of the biggest reggae artists in the world to the shores of Virginia Beach with a two-day concert on the beach at 5th Street. Saturday’s headliners include Sublime, Wiz Khalifa and Stephen Marley, with Sunday’s top acts including Rebelution, Steel Pulse and Tribal Seeds. Doors open each day at noon with music starting at 1 pm. Single-day general admission tickets start at $99.99.

Poster for International Night Market Event


International Night Market Series in the ViBe Creative District

June 7, 2024

Local business leaders have collaborated to establish an International Night Market series, dedicated to promoting diversity, economic growth, and community well-being within Virginia Beach’s vibrant arts district. The inaugural event took placed on Friday, May 3rd. The next Market is scheduled for Friday, June 7, from 6-10 pm at 723 20th Street, adjacent to Dwell in the ViBe Apartments. This gathering will transform the 20th St cul-de-sac into a dynamic cultural block party, offering a night filled with entertainment, including an energetic DJ, Folk artists, dancers, local artisans showcasing their crafts, the delectable offerings of Jessy’s Taqueria, and a variety of food trucks serving culinary delights.


North American Sand Soccer Championship 2019

North American Sand Soccer Championships

June 7 – 9, 2024

The beautiful game looks even better when sand soccer takes over the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for the 50th edition of the North American Sand Soccer Championships. The weekend-long tournament gives spectators a chance to catch some of the best sand soccer players in the world. Amateurs are welcome to play too, as the Hampton Roads Soccer Council hosts competitions for adult age-bracket teams, youth teams, coed teams and anyone who wants to give sand soccer a try.

convention center interior shot


Virginia Beach Bridal and Wedding Expo

June 9, 2025

Planning a wedding sometime soon? Your job will be made infinitely more simple when you attend the Virginia Beach Bridal and Wedding Expo, where you can meet with literally everyone you’ll need to know as you plan the big day. Chat with caterers, florists, DJs and photographers as you roam the Virginia Beach Convention Center, and get the bulk of your planning done before summer fully arrives.

Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion


Chalk the Walk

June 15, 2024

The Boardwalk between 10th and 20th Streets gets a burst of color as aspiring chalk artists show their creativity at Chalk the Walk. Each artist will create a 4-foot-by-4-foot chalk drawing along the Boardwalk, in keeping with 2024’s theme of Flights of Fantasy. At 3:30 pm, the chalk art will be evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges, with awards announced at 4:45 p.m. at 17th Street.


People Surfing At Logstradamus



June 15, 2024

Logstradamus started over a decade ago as a semi-formal single-fin surf contest where the winner would win a golden tricycle that was dubbed the Golden Chariot.  Since then, it has grown into a multi-day music and surfing festival.  This free event celebrates both eccentricity and expression and everyone is welcome. 



kids clapping and laughing

Juneteenth at the Beach

June 15, 16 & 19, 2024

Back for its third year, Virginia Beach’s Juneteenth at the Beach celebration showcases art, culture and music at the 24th Street stage for three days. Saturday brings over-the-top autos to the annual car show, as well as the Ms. Tidewater Black Beauty Pageant, African dance groups, and the Emerge Artists Showcase. Sunday starts with a popup church as well as gospel concerts and a Father’s Day block party. On Juneteenth, you’ll learn the history behind the holiday with TEAMLAMB and the NAACP. All three days are free and open to the public.

Running on the Boardwalk

Jubilee Run 5k & 1 Miler

June 16

The Tidewater Striders present the inaugural Jubilee Run to celebrate Juneteenth! Join in on the fun as we celebrate freedom & equality with a fun family event on the boardwalk at 24th street park.

Band On Stage At Live On Atlantic


Oceanfront Concert Series

June 5, 12 & 19

Enjoy live music by the ocean with Virginia Beach’s weekly Oceanfront Concert Series. You’ll find free shows at both the 17th Street and 24th Street park stages, with genres ranging from cover bands to calming jazz combos. Currently scheduled is Parmalee on June 5; The 502s on June 12; and Burning Spear on June 19. Shows run from 7 - 10 p.m.


crowd looking onto performers on a stage

Hampton Roads Pride at the Beach

June 21 - 23, 2024

Hampton Roads Pride brings a full month of events, with small pride festivals throughout the region as well as a brewery crawl, bar crawl, and a special night at the Zoo. The celebration culminates at Neptune’s Park from 2 - 10 pm on June 23 for Pride at the Beach, a daylong celebration of all things LGBTQ+ in Virginia Beach. Live music, face painting, drag shows and more will fill the sun-soaked afternoon, with plenty of local vendors and food trucks.


Beach Blanket Cinema

June 20 & 27

For a family-friendly Friday night, grab a blanket and a picnic basket and head to the beach at 29th Street for Beach Blanket Cinema. This month’s oceanfront features include Disney’s Soul on June 20th and the live-action version of The Little Mermaid on June 27th. Shows are free and start at 8:30 pm.

Live! On Atlantic presents Latin Fest 2019


La Fiesta

June 28 – 29, 2024

Make plans to be in Virginia Beach for two full days of Latin celebrations, with all the delicious food, colorful costumes and lively music that come with it. Friday’s festivities are free, so everyone can enjoy the outdoor concert at the 24th Street park. On Saturday, top names in Latin music come to town for the (ticket required) closing concert at La Fiesta, as the night’s lineup includes El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, as well as the Bachateame Tour with Karlos Rosé, Jay Heightz and others.


A crowd around an amphitheater

Concerts at the Veterans United Amphitheater

Throughout June

The summer concert season kicks into full gear at the Veterans United Amphitheater. June’s top acts include Morgan Wallen on June 6 and 7; Brooks & Dunn on June 14; Dave Matthews Band on June 15; and the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Ice Cube on June 28