Virginia Beach Events

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


  • Hunt Club - Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt

    Hunt Club - Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt 2388 London Bridge Rd, Virginia

    Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt Hop on over to our Easter EGG-stravaganza!

  • Sandbridge Easter Egg Hunt

    Sandbridge Easter Egg Hunt Little Island Park

    Get ready to don your Easter bonnet and join the SBCL for our annual Easter Egg Hunt at Little Island Park. The Easter Bunny himself is coming to head up the hunt on Saturday, April 8. The gathering starts at Shelter 1 at 10:00 AM

  • Bulls & Barrels Beach Rodeo

    Bulls & Barrels Beach Rodeo Virginia Beach Oceanfront- 3rd Street

    Edge-of-your-seat bull riding and barrel racing action is coming to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront! Watch top bull riders and barrel racers compete ON THE BEACH for a $12,000 purse and the Best of the Beach buckle. The family-friendly event includes bull riding, barrel racing, mini bull riding, rodeo clowns, and more.

  • Chesapeake Spring Arts Festival

    Chesapeake Spring Arts Festival 900 City Park Dr, Chesapeake, VA 23320

    FOOD, FUN, ART AND MUSIC IN THE HEART OF CHESAPEAKE! Over 100 artists on hand displaying and selling their creations! There will be an array of food trucks on site, changing each day, to provide a variety of delicious food choices for you. There will also be craft beer, ciders and seltzers and a selection of great wines to enjoy while shopping or listening to the entertainment!

  • She Crab Classic

    She Crab Classic Virginia Beach Oceanfront - 24th Street Park

    Following a hiatus in 2020 and 2021, the East Coast She-crab Soup Classic returns to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. The competition will feature regional restaurants vying for the title of Best She-crab Soup. Attendees sample and vote for the People’s Choice Awards while regional cuisine experts serve up Critics Choice Awards.


  • Atlantic Coast Kite Festival

    Atlantic Coast Kite Festival Virginia Beach Oceanfront - 16-18th Streets

    Kite fliers and spectators of all ages experience a visual feast at the Atlantic Coast Kite Festival. This popular event features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados.

  • Spring Town Point Wine Festival

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

    Spend a spring weekend on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront in Town Point Park, sampling a variety of over 200 wines from Virginia's premier wineries! Named one of the top food and drink festivals in the nation by Business Insider, the 15th Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival is one of Hampton Roads’ most anticipated wine festivals.

  • Beach Music Weekend

    Beach Music Weekend Virginia Beach Oceanfront - 30th Street

    Beach Music Weekend features bands on the beach with dancing under the stars for a jam-packed blast from the past! The top Beach Music bands from up and down the East Coast descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront in a nostalgic salute to the “good old days” of hot tunes and cool times.

  • King Neptune’s Invitational Golf Tournament

    King Neptune’s Invitational Golf Tournament Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club 1052 Cardinal Road

    Let’s get into the swing of spring! Join the Neptune Festival at our 28th Annual Golf Tournament at a new location – the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club! Drive, chip, and putt your way to prizes at a tournament that truly gives you the royal treatment. Tournament is limited to 36 foursomes, and sells out annually.

  • Monsters on the Beach

    Monsters on the Beach Virginia Beach Oceanfront - 4th - 8th Streets

    Pungo Offroad Monsters on the Beach, presented by Eastern Truck & Accessories, brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as Monster Trucks battle for ultimate sand domination! This family-friendly event is loud, fast, and exciting.

  • Bayou bon vivant

    Bayou bon vivant Town Point Park - Norfolk Waterfront

    Indulge in the flavors of New Orleans at the Bayou Bon Vivant, a three-day celebration of the tastes, tunes, and traditions of the Crescent City. From juicy handfuls of crawfish to world-renowned N’awlins jazz musicians, the Bayou Bon Vivant captures the vibrant spirit of Louisiana and transforms it into a weekend-long party.

  • CoVa Burger Battle

    CoVa Burger Battle Military Aviation Museum, Virginia Beach, VA

    We can’t wait to welcome you all back to the Military Aviation Museum with some of the best restaurants and local beers in the region. Sample burger sliders from all participating restaurants, wash ’em down with refreshing local brews, enjoy live music from Pleading the 5th Band, shop from a variety of specialty vendors and more.

  • 18th Annual Spring Wine Festival

    18th Annual Spring Wine Festival King Neptune Park - 31st Street

    31st Street Park is transformed into a hub of tasting stations from around the world with over 70 wines from 8 countries, each featuring blends and styles that are sure to ignite the traveler in you. Live music from two bands, and the ability to purchase food from two local food trucks.

  • Salute to Summer

    Salute to Summer VB Oceanfront - 17th and 24th Street Parks

    Enjoy the cool sounds of summer as the season of sun and fun kicks off on Memorial Day Weekend! Free concerts featuring local bands representing different genres and musical stylings. These concerts complement the perfect weekend to sun, swim, and surf at the East Coast’s premier resort.

  • Steel Pier Classic

    Steel Pier Classic VB Oceanfront - 1st Street Jetty

    A World Surf League 1000 longboarding event, come down to 1st street Jetty at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and experience the art, surf, and culture from an event that draws in competitors from around the world.


  • Norfolk Harborfest

    Norfolk Harborfest Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    America’s largest, longest-running, free maritime festival, the iconic Norfolk Harborfest® enters its 47th year in 2023. For three memorable days along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront June 9-11, Harborfest celebrates all of the elements that make Norfolk & Hampton Roads a historic maritime & Naval community.

  • La Fiesta

    La Fiesta VB Oceanfront - 24th Street Stage

    La Fiesta possesses the key ingredients of authentic food, colorful cultural costumes and high-energy national Latin music. Latin Grammy Award nominees and winners headline concerts on the Beach stage at 24th Street each night. Authentic Latino and Hispanic food vendors as well as retail vendors round out the festival experience.

  • Chalk the Walk

    Chalk the Walk VB Oceanfront - 16th - 18th Streets

    The theme for this year’s Chalk the Walk is: Our Cartoon Pals. Artists and “wanna-be artists” gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color! Registration is free, and all participants should bring their own chalk.

  • Celebrate Juneteenth

    Celebrate Juneteenth Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Details to Come!

  • Beach It! Country Music Festival

    Beach It! Country Music Festival VB Oceanfront

    Featuring: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett

  • Totally Tribute

    Totally Tribute VB Oceanfront - 17th & 24th Street Parks

    This high-energy, part-serious, part-camp, but pure performance weekend of tribute bands guarantees something for everyone. Featured music genres range from classic rock to pop to country, so be prepared to experience the music of a lifetime by some of the greatest tribute performers from around the US!


  • Stars and Stripes Explosion

    Stars and Stripes Explosion VB Oceanfront - 17th & 24th Street Parks

    Multiple live performances on oceanfront park stages will attract thousands of visitors and residents of Virginia Beach to a “star-spangled” salute to this great country of ours at Stars & Stripes Celebration, July 4, 2022. Scheduled live entertainment offers something for everyone.

  • 4th of July Great American Picnic

    4th of July Great American Picnic Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Relax on the lawn and enjoy an evening of All-American fare, including hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue, seafood, cotton candy, and much more, along with live musical entertainment from military brass bands! The night is capped off by the sensational fireworks show high above the Elizabeth River, beginning at 9:30pm.

  • Sandbridge Boat July 4th Boat Parade

    Sandbridge Boat July 4th Boat Parade Osprey Bay (behind Teal Crescent)

    Theme to be announced!

  • Beach Blanket Movie Fest

    Beach Blanket Movie Fest VB Oceanfront - on the Beach at 29th Street

    FREE, and open to the public! Bring the entire family to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront July 18-22 as we celebrate the Galactic Greats of Film. Find your spot on the sand and enjoy movies under the stars. All films are free and open to the public.

  • Sandbridge Part at the Pier (Sponsored by Siebert

    Sandbridge Part at the Pier (Sponsored by Siebert Sandbridge - Little Island Park

    Kick-off your shoes, bring your friends, and join us for a FREE concert in the sand with live local music! If you love awesome live music and the beach, then this party is for you! Gates will open at 6 pm and the band will start at 7 pm. Beer & Wine sales to benefit Sandbridge Volunteer Rescue Squad

  • Norfolk Latino Music Festival

    Norfolk Latino Music Festival Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Eat, drink, and salsa the night away! Featuring explosive live music performances, an eclectic offering of Latin cuisine including tacos and empanadas, fun family-friendly activities, authentic dance lessons and performances, and much more.

  • Virginia Symphony Orchestra

    Virginia Symphony Orchestra Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    The Virginia Symphony Orchestra concert is an annual summer concert that feature national recording artists, all sponsored by the Patricia and Douglas Perry Foundation. The evening will include gourmet artisan foods and beverages for purchase. Town Point Park will open at 6pm for pre-concert picnics.


  • Norfolk Jazz Festival

    Norfolk Jazz Festival Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    The Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival features a star-studded cast of some of the biggest names on the international smooth jazz scene. The two-day festival will be held in a beautiful summertime setting at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront.

  • 60th Annual East Coast Surfing Championship (ECSC)

    60th Annual East Coast Surfing Championship (ECSC) VB Oceanfront at the Jetty

    ECSC is the oldest continuous surf competition in the world!

  • Funk Fest

    Funk Fest VB Oceanfront - 24th Street Stage

    This popular music genre draws influence from R&B, jazz, gospel, and blues. Funk artists like James Brown and George Clinton (the leader of Parliament-Funkadelic) inspired many musicians and helped spawn other genres like disco and hip hop.

  • 8th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival

    8th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival VB Oceanfront - Neptune's Park 31st Street

    Neptune’s Park will be transformed into a craft beer lover’s haven, featuring local Virginia beers, ciders and seltzers, as well national and regional craft beers. Enjoy over 60 beers from 30 breweries, live music, food trucks, and more!


  • Sandbridge Pig Pickin

    Sandbridge Pig Pickin Sandbridge - First Landing Park

    This annual Sandbridge Community party features family fun and offers: All you can Eat & Drink Catering be Beach Bully with BBQ and Fried Chicken, Delicious Sides and Soft Drinks Beer Truck & Wine Live Music Local Artisans Silent & Live Auctions 50/50 Raffle

  • Nashfest 757

    Nashfest 757 Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Hot chicken, hard drinks, and Music City sounds! The NashFest Music & Food Festival, celebrates the iconic culture and cuisine of Nashville. Will feature national and local recording artists, mouth-watering hot chicken, barbecue, line dancing, craft beer & whiskey tastings, and much more for what is now one of Hampton Roads’ hottest new summer events!

  • 26th Annual Fall Wine Festival

    26th Annual Fall Wine Festival VB Oceanfront - Neptune's Park - 31st Street

    Get ready to wine down. Join your friends by the oceanfront for an afternoon hosted by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Taste from more than 60 wines 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 by the bottle and case.

  • 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.