Virginia Beach Events

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


  • End of Summer Bay Bash

    End of Summer Bay Bash Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club 1052 Cardinal Road

    Cap off the summer with a memorable night! This evening by the water includes dancing, endless food and drinks, and great musical entertainment! The End of Summer Bay Bash helps support Toby’s Dream Foundation and the Neptune Festival.

  • Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show

    Neptune Festival Art & Craft Show Virginia Beach Boardwalk 21st – 31st Street

    Recognized in the Top 25 out of 200 Fine Art & Design Shows in the country for the past 10 years by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the Neptune Festival Art and Craft Show features more than 225 artists. Stroll along the boardwalk and discover new artists, listen to live music and enjoy the fares of local vendors.

  • 49th Annual Boardwalk Weekend

    49th Annual Boardwalk Weekend VB Oceanfront Between 6th – 36th Street

    2023 marks the 49th anniversary for the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival! Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival’s many offerings. Daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 30 blocks of the boardwalk and feature 20+ performances from local, regional, and national recording artists.

  • International Sandsculpting Championship

    International Sandsculpting Championship VB Oceanfront Between 6th – 8th Street

    Experience a World-Class Wonder! With a world-class venue, 32 of the world’s most talented sculptors, and an exciting prize purse, Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship has distinguished itself as a premier event unlike any other.

  • Neptune’s Surfing Classic

    Neptune’s Surfing Classic Virginia Beach Oceanfront 2nd Street

    Surf’s Up! Young and old surfers alike take to the ocean in this surf showdown. With prizes to be had, make your mark in the surf of Neptune Festival month! This event is produced in conjunction with the Eastern Surfing Association, but you do not need to be an ESA member to participate.

  • Neptune’s 8K Race

    Neptune’s 8K Race VB Oceanfront - 33rd Street on Boardwalk

    Ready, set, race! Join us for our 46th Annual Neptune’s 8k Race — one of the area’s oldest and best loved races! Enjoy ocean views as you travel along our fast and flat course during this beginner-level friendly race.

  • Neptune Festival Grand Parade

    Neptune Festival Grand Parade VB Oceanfront 16th – 32nd Streets on Atlantic Ave

    A grand way to start the day! Streets lined with people, colorful floats in all shapes and sizes, larger-than-life balloons, marching bands… all of which is just a small snapshot of Neptune’s Grand Parade on Saturday. Find yourself the best spot on the block as you enjoy the music and sights of our many parade units. Be sure to keep an eye out for King Neptune and his court!


  • Virginia Children’s Festival

    Virginia Children’s Festival Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    The 757’s most exciting family festival, features more than 100 fun, creative, and interactive activities, including hands-on workshops, cultural experiences, military demonstrations, costumed characters, storytelling, musical performances, dance lessons, and much more! The festival is designed with children 10 and younger in mind.

  • 67th Annual Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show

    67th Annual Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show VB Oceanfront - Boardwalk

    The Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show is one of the only outdoor art shows produced by an accredited museum and strives to have the highest caliber fine art in the relaxing setting of the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Ranked as a top 15 Fine Art Show of the Decade by Sunshine Artist magazine

  • Fall Town Point Wine Festival

    Fall Town Point Wine Festival Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Wine Enthusiast Magazine named Virginia one of the 10 best wine travel destinations in the world and the Fall Town Point Virginia Wine Festival encapsulates this recognition in grand fashion with more than 25 of the Commonwealth’s top wineries showcasing over 200 fine wines.

  • Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K Weekend

    Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K Weekend VB Oceanfront

    Do you love Halloween? Do you love running by the ocean? Are you looking for a few tricks and treats? The Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K Weekend is the perfect place to celebrate Halloween and enjoy wicked good times.


  • Jeep Fest

    Jeep Fest VB Oceanfront

    Jeep enthusiasts unite for Virginia Beach’s first annual Virginia Beach Jeep Fest! November 10-12. Vendors, Show & Shine, Beach Cruise, and Beach Sand Course will be available. More information and registration at


  • Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace

    Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace For one afternoon, Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront is transformed into a festive outdoor wonderland highlighted by a towering Yule Log Bonfire and also featuring a local artisans market, Christmas caroling, hot chocolate and whiskey tastings, and a visit from the Big Man himself!

  • Bon Secours In Motion Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

    Bon Secours In Motion Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler VB Oceanfront

    The 2023 BayPort Credit Union Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours is back with a brand-new theme plus the same favorite traditions. This evening run allows you to experience the magic of the Holidays. Run through the holiday lights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk before you celebrate your run at our post-race party.

Event dates are subject to change.