This June, Virginia Beach is embracing the summer heat by filling up the long days of sunshine with exciting events taking place each weekend. This month, visitors can enjoy world-class art along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, celebrate our military with a star-studded lineup at the Patriotic Festival, catch a heated soccer match on the sand and much more!

Patriotic Festival

June 1-3

5th Street and Oceanfront


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The Annual Patriotic Festival (June 1-3), a three-day weekend celebration of all things red, white and blue, will include military expos and displays as well as a concerts on the beach at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront District.  The concert series, presented by Union Bank & Trust, is bringing some of the biggest names in country music to Va Beach, with this year’s lineup featuring Brett Eldredge (June 1), Brantley Gilbert (June 2) and Cole Swindell (June 3) at the 5th Street concert stage. The gates open at 5PM for the Friday and Saturday shows, which each kick off at 7PM. On Sunday, the gates open at 3PM for a 4PM show. 


North American Sand Soccer Championships

June 8-10

Virginia Beach Oceanfront


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The 2018 North American Sand Soccer Championships (NASSC), taking place between 14th and 36th streets at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, will feature 10,000 talented players from 20 states and 7 countries competing for the top spot in the renowned, free-to-watch oceanfront festival. The highlight of NASSC weekend is the international men’s U.S. Open, during which ten highly skilled teams battle for the title of U.S. National Champion.


Boardwalk Art Show

June 14-17

18th - 35th Streets, Virginia Beach Boardwalk


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The 63rd Annual Boardwalk Art Show, presented by PNC Bank, will feature blocks of fine art from 275 artists from across the US, great food and live entertainment along the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. The prestigious event is sponsored by the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) with vetted artwork displayed along the backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean. To get the VIP experience, opt for tickets to the Boardwalk Beach Club, an 80-foot tented space along the boardwalk offering valet parking, an open bar, lunch service and beautiful ocean views.

Logstradamus Surf & Music Festival


June 15 - 17

5th Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront



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Logstradamus started seven years 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.  


Latin Fest

June 22-23

24th Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront


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Virginia Beach is celebrating the sights and sounds of Latin culture with Latin Fest (June 26-27), a festive weekend featuring authentic music and delicious cuisine! The fun takes place at 24th Street Park with live bands playing Salsa and Merengue rhythms under the stars. Dance the day away during the Zumba fitness marathon or enjoy the vendors and cultural activities in the Latin Village in the 24th Street Park. Latin Fest is a free event.

Sandstock Tribute to Rock & Roll

June 29 - July 1

24th Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront


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Kick off your shoes and dance in the sand at Sandstock – A Tribute to Rock & Roll, a beach-inspired variation on Woodstock. Tribute artists will crank out hit after hit, covering popular favorites by Van Halen, Aerosmith, Guns N’ Roses, Fleetwood Mac and other rock titans on “dueling” stages, the Hippy Dippy Stage and the Flower Power Stage, at 24th Street at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.