November 2023


As the weather cools down, the fun ramps up in Virginia Beach. From bourbon tastings and auto shows to theatrical performances and family-friendly fun, we've got a list of top events to check out this November in Virginia Beach.

5th Annual Virginia Bourbon Invitational


The Cavalier


November 4 

The Hunt Room and Tarnished Truth Distillery


Bourbon lovers will want to drink up every moment of the 5th Annual Virginia Bourbon Invitational – an afternoon of bourbon tastings and delicious light bites on the Great Lawn of the historic Cavalier. The event will also feature a “People’s Choice Awards” where you can cast your vote on the best-tasting bourbon. May the best bourbon win!


VA Beach Jeep Fest 2023


Atlantic Avenue


November 10-12


aerial view of oceanfront

A weekend event curated specifically for Jeep enthusiasts, the VA Beach Jeep Fest 2023 features two days of morning beach cruises, Jeep obstacle courses on the sand and plenty of Jeep and 4x4 vendor displays. Start the festivities early and join the kick-off party at Oceanfront Eats on November 9 at 7 p.m.


Coastal Virginia Auto Show


Virginia Beach Convention Center


November 17-19


An evening event at the Convention Center.

Rev up your weekend with the Coastal Virginia Auto Show and enjoy race car and antique military auto displays, pin-up contests, live music and celebrity appearances. 

Purchase a ticket for the Coastal Virginia Builder’s Breakfast and share a meal and conversation with other car aficionados and celebrity builders like David Ankin from Toymakerz, Brad Gray from Blown Mafia and Joshua Joyce from Village Customs.


Exhibits and Family-Friendly Events at MOCA


Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)


Multiple Dates


MOCA rainbow glass structure hanging from the ceiling

Delve into the world of multidimensional art with the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA.) Check out MOCA’s Collector Edition exhibit, which features over 70 mixed-media art pieces and is on display until December 31, or be amazed at the 14-foot blown glass sculpture by renowned artist Dale Chihuly on display all year long. If you're looking for a day out with your little ones, head to Family Fest on November 12 for a day of creating and connecting through art making. During Family Fest, guests can also enjoy a live steel drum performance, artist demonstrations and on-site food trucks. Check MOCA’s calendar for all events in November. 



Catch a Show at the Sandler Center

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Multiple Dates

Sandler Center Plaza Wings Scultpure

Those who share a love for music and theater should head to the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts this month for a line-up of unforgettable performances. Get a few belly laughs in with Golden Girls, The Laughs Continue (November 3-4) or Pat McGann (November 10.) Music lovers can experience a special 50th-anniversary musical performance by Croce Plays Croce (November 2) or groove out the tunes of Fleetwood Mac at Rumours of Fleetwood Mac (November 11.)