Check out some of Sandbridge Beach and other local events while enjoying your stay at one of our vacation rentals.
Join the Tidewater Builders Association for this fantastic event, featuring an exciting line-up of celebrities and home and garden experts,offering gardening activities that offer something for everyone in the family.
This annual festival celebrates the goodwill between the US and Japan and specifically, the sister cities of Virginia Beach, VA and Miyazaki City, Japan. Come out for FREE family fun with music, dance, art and martial arts demonstrations in the park. There will also be crafts for the kids.
The East Coast She Crab Soup Classic focuses on one of the most-loved seafood delicacies in the region. Restaurants serve their individual recipes and compete for two award categories.
Enjoy food concessions, candy & caramel apples, face painting and more! Additional activities include inflatable rides, a petting voice, hayrides, games, music and Eater Bunny visits.
Located at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Family Fest offers a unique, free opportunity for families to create their own art, play detective in a gallery scavenger hunt, and experience the interactive ARTlab.
Refresh your approach to making our world a healthier place with various exhibits, displays and activities that will give you a chance to discover and explore effective and convenient ways to green your lifestyle.
Each spring visitors are welcomed to some of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks. This event provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color.
The Virginia Beach Spring Craft Market features over 150 fine artists and craftspeople from across the nation offering fine arts, handcrafted jewelry, wood, glass, photography, candles, woven baskets, clothing, toys, folk art and specialty foods.
This family-friendly event will be held at the 2th Street Cox Cultural Pavilion at the Va Beach Oceanfront and feature Top Christian artists offering a variety of musical genres including cutting edge Top 40, Hip Hop, Indie, and Inspirational music.
The Town Center Craft Beer Festival will feature local Virginia beers and national and regional craft beers and ciders. Over 50 craft beers from over 25 breweries will be available for sampling at the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival.
Kite fliers and spectators of all ages will experience a visual feast at the Annual Atlantic Coast Kite Festival. Held in two locations, this popular event features a variety of activities appropriate for all ages and all levels of kite aficionados.
The Virginia International PAN Fest is a musical adventure set to the soothing sounds of steel pan music. The casual atmosphere appeals to the island community and people of all ages who are intrigued by the unique sounds and style of steel drum music!
Monsters are taking over the beach! This wildly-popular event brings thrills and chills to the Virginia Beach oceanfront as monster trucks battle for ultimate sand domination!
Travel the world with International Spring Wine Festival! 31st Street Park is transformed into a hub of tasting stations from around the world with wines from 9 countries, each featuring blends and styles that are sure to ignite the traveler in you.
Beach Music Cruise-In, combining bands on the beach and cars on the boardwalk, blends the best of the oldies with dancing under the stars in a jam-packed blast to the past!
The Pirate Party on the Beach returns to the 17th Street Park at the Virginia Beach oceanfront for two rollicking days of music, mayhem, and more! This family-friendly event features activities designed to bring out the pirate in everyone.
The 6th Annual Pungo Wine Festival to be held May 20th at Back Bay Farms in the heart of Pungo. Come out and enjoy a fun-filled day of wine tasting from some of your favorite Virginia wineries. Plus there will be live music, craft beer, food trucks and local artist and vendors.
Hell's Point golf course. Shotgun registration starts at 11am. 18 hole scramble ($85 per person) includes 18 holes of golf with cart, beer tickets and goodies, lunch,and entries into a raffle. All proceeds benefit 2 amazing foundations. Call for details!
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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!
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.
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, 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!
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!
The annual Sandbridge Boat Parade and Fireworks display.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
Kick off your shoes and join us for a concert in the sand. Enjoy live music, food and dancing!
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.
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.
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.
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!
The runway show will feature fashions from local retailers and the show will conclude with a special high fashion hair and make-up walk.
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people celebrate at the festival's many offerings including fireworks, a parade and a sandscultping competition!
Neptune Festival's Arts and Craft Show features over 270 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures, to photography and glasswork.
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.
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!
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!
This fun, outdoor public event in the urban heart of Town Center is designed to celebrate National Chess Day.
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.
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.
Dress up in your finest ghostly attire, come join us for some monstrous fun, and prepare to scare!
From November 17th - December 31st!! Take a shining journey into nautical, holiday, and adventure lands - all along the beautiful Virginia Beach boardwalk..
“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!
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!
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.