Press Releases


What's New in 2020?

Virginia Beach, Va. (January 17, 2020) – From new hotels, spaces, and resort renovations, arts and culture happenings, and outdoor adventures to new restaurants, bars, and breweries, find out all the new attractions and events for this spring and beyond.


Fall and Winter Happenings in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Va. (September 12, 2019) – Beach destinations are usually associated with sand, sunscreen and swimsuits, but Virginia Beach offers visitors fun experiences and adventures during the cool weather months, too. With its idyllic coastal location, celebrated culinary scene and important historical landmarks, Virginia Beach is a destination to be enjoyed year round. Here’s what to do, see and eat next season.


VB CVB Launches 'Go Beachless' Summer Campaign

Virginia Beach, Va. (March 13, 2019) – Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau announced the launch of this summer’s “Go Beachless / Go Beach” campaign. The campaign will run through the end of June, 2019, with the primary focus being to educate consumers that, in addition to Virginia Beach’s incredible beaches, the destination has many more experiences to offer.


New Virginia Beach Sports Center Opening in 2020

Virginia Beach, Va. (July 24, 2018) – The Virginia Beach Convention and Visitors Bureau announces the development of a new 285,000-square-foot state-of-the-art sports center, slated for completion November 2020. The Virginia Beach Sports Center, which will be located in the coastal city’s Oceanfront district, will consist of a 200-meter indoor hydraulically banked track, field event features including dual jumping pits and dual pole vault pits, and 195,000 square feet of programmable space, 117,000 square feet of which is multi-purpose, column-free flexible space built to accommodate 12 basketball courts convertible to 24 volleyball courts.


Festivities Abound in Virginia Beach this September

Virginia Beach, Va. (August 16, 2017) – With Virginia Beach being a year-round destination, the fun doesn’t stop as summer turns to fall. In fact, the end of summer is one of the best times to visit VB. With perfect weather, stunning views and rockin’ events all month long, the coastal city is sure to have you livin’ the life! There are so many lively and entertaining events happening in September – from wine tasting and marathon running, to international sand sculptors and live music on the sand, the month will be filled with good times and autumn vibes.


Virginia Beach Celebrates Last Month of Summer this August

Virginia Beach, Va. (July 19, 2017) – The beautiful weather rolls on in Virginia Beach as we gear up to close out the last month of summer in true VB fashion! With many festivals and events for travelers to experience this August, don’t miss out on the summer fun!


Virginia Beach Illuminates With Summer Fun this July

Virginia Beach, Va. (June 19, 2017) – Hit your summer stride in July as Virginia Beach rolls out even more fun and festivities. Events range from artistic to adventurous, guaranteeing a great and distinct experience for everyone. Get your live music fix, cruise around the coastline to watch for Fourth of July fireworks, and experience art all around you. Visitors and locals alike won’t want to miss out on the nonstop action and excitement that Virginia Beach has to offer!


Virginia Beach Sizzles into Summer this June

Virginia Beach, Va. (May 19, 2017) – Kick off summer and quench your thirst for easy living with seasonal festivals and events to refresh your spirit. June brings some amazingly diverse and exciting events to all of Virginia Beach’s distinct districts; from the invigorating sand soccer tournaments along our Oceanfront Resort Beach to a weekend-long celebration in the sand for our military and vintage aircrafts maneuvering through the sky. The unique, inspirational and mind-blowing fun will continue all month long. Visitors should expect a lively and entertaining lineup of events!


We have a Spring in Our Step in Virginia Beach This May

Virginia Beach, Va. (April 24, 2017) – Spring is finally here and things are happening all over the beach this May, offering variety and fun for every visitor to experience. From beachside entertainment to wildlife spotting, patriotic celebrations and even strawberries served 50 different ways, visitors are sure to kick off the season in a colorful way in Virginia Beach this month.


Spring Is in the Air in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Va. (March 16, 2017) – The weather is warming up and spring is in the air, which means it’s the perfect time to put on your sunglasses, roll down the windows and head to the beach. This month in Virginia Beach travelers can enjoy a unique soup tasting festival, spring fashionistas strutting on the runway, family fun on the farm and more.


Virginia Beach Springs into March

Virginia Beach, Va. (February 15, 2017) – As winter marches on, spring fills the air in Virginia Beach. Not to mention, there’s more sunlight to get visitors through each day! This March, enjoy a month full of festive events, including the 2017 Shamrock Marathon, 31st Annual Spring Craft Market and the Grand National Championship by the Sea. Also, it’s the last month to view the world’s largest marine animals aboard whale-watching boat tours, so mark your calendars for an unforgettable kickoff to spring.


Virginia Beach has Lots to Love this February

Virginia Beach, Va. (January 17, 2017) – Visitors know in their heart of hearts that Virginia Beach is a lovely place to spend time soaking up some winter fun or embarking on a romantic getaway for a Valentine’s Day retreat. This month is full of heart-throbbing events that will fill visitors with pure enjoyment to their heart’s content.


New Year, New Memories Await in Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach, Va. (January 3, 2017) – Let’s ring in the new year! The holidays are in the rear view, but there are so many events to look forward to kick-off 2017 in true VB fashion. Regardless of how you choose to begin the year, it’s sure to be a bright and exciting month ahead!