Virginia Beach Events

Check out some of Sandbridge Beach and other local events while enjoying your stay at one of our vacation rentals.

May

  • Salute to Summer

    Salute to Summer 17th Street, 24th Street, 31st Street, Virginia Be

    Salute to Summer is an unabashed Star-Spangled salute to great music, fun in the sun, and the military men and women who have sacrificed their lives throughout our history. Live, free entertainment on three outdoor stages features music presented by local and regional bands

  • Pungo Strawberry Festival

    Pungo Strawberry Festival Pungo Area, Virginia Beach, Va. 23456

    Strawberry Festival is a local's favorite event, that boasts having all the strawberries you can eat offered in over 50 different ways, as well as activities include a pie eating contest, strawberry bake-off,continuous entertainment on three stages, a parade, one of the largest carnivals on the east coast, a multi-million dollar military display, pig races, youth art show, and arts and craft booths.

  • Steel Pier Classic & Surf Art Expo

    Steel Pier Classic & Surf Art Expo 1st Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    The Steel Pier Classic and Virginia Beach Surf Art Expo embraces the art of surfing in every form - whether observing the sport of surfing, or featuring surf artists along the Va. Beach Boardwalk who create the art of surf on canvas, carvings, film, jewelry, or craftwork.

June

  • Patriotic Festival

    Patriotic Festival 5th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    The Patriotic Festival celebrates the Military at The Virginia Beach Oceanfront for three days of National Touring Artists Concerts and Military Displays. The Concerts will be at 5th Street and Oceanfront Friday and Saturday Evening and Sunday Afternoon.

  • Big Spring Jam

    Big Spring Jam 222 Central Park Ave, Suite 100 Va Beach, VA 23462

    Listen to remarkable big band and jazz music performances as students from area schools perform on Sunday, June 4, from 11:00am-7:00pm at Fountain Plaza at Virginia Beach Town Center! Free to the public!

  • 41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest

    41st Annual Norfolk Harborfest Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. 23510

    The Annual Norfolk Harborfest is in Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The Festival continues through the weekend with 3 full days of FREE, fresh, family-friendly FUN

  • Boardwalk Art Show

    Boardwalk Art Show 19th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Come join us for a fun time with family and friends enjoying fine art, great food and live entertainment. The jewel of the show is the Boardwalk Beach Club, an 80' tented space along the boardwalk for individuals who want to celebrate a special day.

  • Party at the Pier

    Party at the Pier 3820 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

    Kick off your shoes and join us for a concert in the sand. Featuring pleasing harmonies and quality musicianship by local greats The Rhondels! Enjoy live music, food and dancing! If you love Beach Music then this party is for you!

  • Hardee's Latin Fest

    Hardee's Latin Fest 24th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Virginia Beach celebrates the sights and sounds of the Latin experience. The Latin Fest displays the key ingredients of good food, family participation, and first-rate Latin music.

  • 27th Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival

    27th Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival Town Point Park, Norfolk, Va. 234510

    The Annual Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival delivers the heart and soul of Louisiana to visitors of Town Point Park in true Cajun style.From New Orleans to Norfolk, two stages featuring national recording artists provide musical entertainment for the weekend.

  • Sandstock - A Tribute to Rock & Roll

    Sandstock - A Tribute to Rock & Roll 24th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Sandstock, A Tribute to Rock & Roll, is a beach-inspired variation on Woodstock. National and regional tribute artists who cover performers from Pink Floyd to the Allman Brothers to Journey crank out hit after hit on beach stages at the Virginia Beach oceanfront!

July

  • Stars & Stripes Explosion

    Stars & Stripes Explosion 20th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Multiple performance venues at the oceanfront attract thousands of out-of-town visitors and local residents for a salute to this great country of ours!

  • Sandbridge Boat Parade & Fireworks Display

    Sandbridge Boat Parade & Fireworks Display Mill Pond, Virginia Beach, Va. 23456

    The annual Sandbridge Boat Parade and Fireworks display.

  • Symphony by the Sea Concert Series

    Symphony by the Sea Concert Series 31st Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Thursday nights! Beachfront pops will once again fill the air on six magical Thursday evenings by the sea. All concerts in this series are free and open to the public.

  • Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion

    Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion 16th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    The Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion is where hundreds of artists gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color! At Chalk the Walk, participants draw four by four foot chalk drawings.

August

  • State Farm FunkFest

    State Farm FunkFest 24th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    The FunkFest Beach Party featuring Africana is the heart and soul of this weekend event. Food, merchandise, and dance contests all contribute to a festive, "funky" vibe!

  • Neptune's Coastal Craft Beer Festival

    Neptune's Coastal Craft Beer Festival 31st Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Join us for Neptune's Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival - enjoy the best brews from across the Commonwealth and beyond, food trucks, live music, and more!

September

  • American Music Festival

    American Music Festival Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    The sounds of rock, jazz, country, R&B, and more flood the Virginia Beach oceanfront for three sun-filled days over Labor Day Weekend at American Music Festival.

  • Party at the Pier

    Party at the Pier 3825 Sandpiper Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23456

    Kick off your shoes and join us for a concert in the sand. Enjoy live music, food and dancing!

  • Rock 'N Roll Marathon Series

    Rock 'N Roll Marathon Series Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Grab your pals and sign up for 13.1 miles or a 5K – and don’t forget the dash along the beach in our Mile On the Sand. Take the Remix Challenge and run Saturday and Sunday to earn extra bling.

  • Seniors Gala

    Seniors Gala 1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451

    Don't settle for another night of bunco or bridge. Dust off those dancing shoes and head out for a night of big band sounds, delicious food, and of course, a visit from the King himself as you jitterbug your way through Neptune's Senior Gala.

  • Neptune's Fall Wine Festival

    Neptune's Fall Wine Festival 31st Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Sip and savor chardonnays, merlots, rieslings and more while you meet and greet the fascinating people who are forging Virginia's reputation for quality wines. Enjoy delicious food, live entertainment and the opportunity to purchase the wines you like and wine accessories from specialty vendors.

  • End of Summer Bay Bash

    End of Summer Bay Bash 1052 Cardinal Road, Virginia Beach, 23451

    Join us for a party by the docks at the Cavalier Golf and Yacht Club. Grab your friends, buy your tickets, and get ready for another unforgettable evening! All the fun people, great music, fine food, endless beverages and excitement that truly make this party the best at the beach!

  • Fall Fashion Week

    Fall Fashion Week 222 Central Park Ave, Suite 100 Va Beach, VA 23462

    The runway show will feature fashions from local retailers and the show will conclude with a special high fashion hair and make-up walk.

  • 44th Annual Neptune Festival

    44th Annual Neptune Festival Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival's many offerings including fireworks, a parade and a sandscultping competition!

  • Neptune's Art & Craft Show

    Neptune's Art & Craft Show 18th Street, Virginia Beach, VA. 23451

    Neptune Festival's Arts and Craft Show features over 270 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glasswork.

  • International Sandsculpting Championship

    International Sandsculpting Championship 4th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    With an international field of sculptors representing countries from around the world, the expansion of the competition puts this as one of the most distinctive events of its kind in the world.

  • Hunt Club Farm's Harvest Festival

    Hunt Club Farm's Harvest Festival 2388 London Bridge Rd., VA Beach, VA 23456

    Every weekend from 10am - 6pm. Enjoy family activies including: a petting farm, farm tours, pony rides, carnival rides, live entertainment and more!

  • Neptune's 8K and 5K Run

    Neptune's 8K and 5K Run Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, 23451

    Venue: Start/Finish at 24th Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront PRESENTED BY: PNC Bank 2013 Run, jog, walk, or skip your way down Atlantic Avenue to Rudee Inlet as spectators and family cheer you on the whole way. Afterwards, bask in your achievement in the 24th Street Park while enjoying plenty of food, drinks, fantastic views of the ocean, and even a door prize or two!

October

  • 29th Annual Virginia Children's Festival

    29th Annual Virginia Children's Festival Town Point Park, Norfolk, VA

    The most exciting family festival in Hampton Roads is filled with more than 100 fun, creative and interactive activities that include storytelling, hands-on workshops, educational displays, cultural experiences, costumed characters and more!

  • Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival

    Virginia Beach National Chess Day Festival One Columbus Center, VA Beach, VA 23462

    This fun, outdoor public event in the urban heart of Town Center is designed to celebrate National Chess Day.

  • BiPlanes and TriPlanes Air Show

    BiPlanes and TriPlanes Air Show 1341 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach, VA

    With re-enactors on site, representing all theatres of WWI-era operations, you will feel as if you have stepped back in time. Interact with friendly Allied and Central Powers troops at their encampments, featuring demonstrations of vehicles, arms, and armour. Food, music and fun await!

  • Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival

    Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival 31st Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    Over 80 craft beers from over 50 breweries are available for sampling at the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival. Tickets include sampling, a commemorative cup, and live entertainment.

  • Haunted Hunt Club Farms

    Haunted Hunt Club Farms 2388 London Bridge Rd., Virginia Beach, Va. 23456

    Enjoy a spooky adventure at the Haunted Hunt Club Farms. Attractions include Field of Screams, Haunted Hayride, Village of the Dead and much more!

  • Anthem's Wicked 10K

    Anthem's Wicked 10K Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    J&A Racing brings you the largest Halloween race and party in the area, the Anthem Wicked 10K and Old Point National Bank Monster Mile presented by Bon Secours In Motion.

  • Halloween Town & Treat

    Halloween Town & Treat One Columbus Center, VA Beach, VA 23462

    Dress up in your finest ghostly attire, come join us for some monstrous fun, and prepare to scare!

November

  • McDonald's Holiday Lights at the Beach

    McDonald's Holiday Lights at the Beach Oceanfront, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    From November 17th - December 31st!! Take a shining journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands - all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk..

December

  • Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical

    Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical 222 Central Park Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23462

    “Searching for Santa: A Holiday Musical Show in the Plaza” will be a delightful outdoor stage production featuring music, festive costumes, and a story that will warm your heart! Free to the public!

  • Holiday Parade at the Beach

    Holiday Parade at the Beach 15th Street, Virginia Beach, Va. 23451

    iant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more join forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all ages!

  • Mid Atlantic Rockfish Shootout

    Mid Atlantic Rockfish Shootout Virginia Beach Fishing Center, Va Beach, VA 23451

    The Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout began in 2004 is the largest Rockfish tournament in the country and has helped Virginia Beach garner its proper angling recognition.

Event dates are subject to change.