The Virginia Beach Boardwalk/Oceanfront and Town Center host a huge variety of music, entertainment, festivals, events, and fireworks for the whole family! Check out websites like www.vabeach.com, www.virginiabeach.com, and www.beachstreetusa.com for calendars of events, band listings, and details about great festivals like the East Coast She Crab Soup Classic, Monsters on the Beach, Pirate Weekend, Latin Fest, Sandstock, Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion, FunkFest, American Music Festival, Craft Beer Festival, Holiday Lights at the Beach, and Last Night on the Town, plus many others.
The oceanfront will come alive with the sounds of “positive/alternative” music. This completely family-friendly event will feature Christian/positive artists offering a variety of musical genres, including well-known national recording artists like Danny Gokey, Citizen Way, and Unspoken, as well as local bands. The event concludes on Sunday at 10am with a church service.
The Virginia International Tattoo, long regarded as the most patriotic of the world's great military tattoos, is a massive performance featuring a cast of 900+ from around the world. Performing groups include military bands, bagpipers, drill teams, dancers, choirs and more. The Virginia International Tattoo is the largest tattoo in the United States and thrills and inspires audiences young and old each spring.
Mid-June through Labor Day weekend, sidewalks and street corners are the stage at Beach Street USA. Musicians and novelty acts perform along Atlantic Avenue, the “Main Street” of the Virginia Beach Resort. From 7:30 pm-11:00 pm, an eight-block corridor of Beach Street USA transforms into a magical world of its own that is part circus, part outdoor music festival, and part family fun!
And, fireworks aren't limited to the 4th of July in Virginia Beach! On Sunday and Wednesday nights from July 4 to Labor Day weekend, pending weather, fireworks are shot off from the ocean at 22nd Street, and you can see them from anywhere on the Boardwalk!
The American Music Festival is a celebration of music of all genres. This festival, held annually at various stages along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Boardwalk, features three days of music, dozens of vendors, and over 20 national, regional, and local bands. Most of the concerts are free and open to the public.
The annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival is one of the country's Top 100 festivals and in the Top 10 on the East Coast. There are 40+ events, including sporting activities, the ever-popular International Sandsculpting Championship, Grand Parade, musical entertainment, Wine Festival, and much more. It culminates with the extremely popular Boardwalk Art Show September 28-30. Virginia Beach KOA will run a FREE shuttle to this and other Saturday Boardwalk events on September 29, 2018.
Come for this annual tradition which features a half marathon and several other events. Stay at Virginia Beach KOA for this event--the Marathon route goes around Virginia Beach KOA property, so your family and friends can cheer you on as you pass by! Show us your race registration and we'll give you a 10% discount!
Grains of sand...turned into masterpieces... How else can one describe this event, other than to experience it? Neptune Festival's International Sandsculpting Championship has distinguished itself as one of the most distinctive events of its kind in the United States. Along the Boardwalk between 4th and 10th Streets.