Check out some of Sandbridge Beach and other local events while enjoying your stay at one of our vacation rentals.
Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt Hop on over to our Easter EGG-stravaganza!
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
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.
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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Featuring: Miranda Lambert, Luke Bryan and Thomas Rhett
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!
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.
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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
ECSC is the oldest continuous surf competition in the world!
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.
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!
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
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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
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.
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 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 vabeachjeepfest.com.
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!
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.