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Spring and Summer Festivals in Virginia Beach, VA!

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Last modified: May 25, 2020

It’s nice to know what sort of outdoor events are planned for our community, and in Virginia Beach VA, there is no shortage of festivals! has done the research for you and found upcoming festivals where you can listen to great music, sample foods, or show off your support for our troops!

Read on for information on upcoming Virginia Beach festivals!

13th Annual Cherry Blossom Festival:


East Coast She Crab Soup Classic:


Atlantic Coast Kite Festival:


Virginia International PAN Fest:


Beach Music Cruise-In:


16th Annual Neptune International Spring Wine Festival: 


Monsters at the Beach:


Pungo Strawberry Festival: 


Salute to Summer:


Patriotic Festival – A Celebration of Our Military: 


MOCA Boardwalk Art Show: 


Original 2020 date: June 19 - 21

NOW: Held Friday through Sunday, October 23 - 25, 2020 on the boardwalk 

Friday - Saturday: 10 am-6 pm

Sunday: 10 am - 5 pm

Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art hosts a one of a kind art show. This year will be the 65th year of the Boardwalk Art Show. See beautiful works of art like photography, painting, jewelry, print making, drawing, wood work, and so much more. There will be 300 artists from all over the country showcasing their work. See which streets on the Boardwalk you can find these artists

Latin Fest:


FunkFest Beach Party:

Held Saturday and Sunday, August 23 - 24, 2019 at 24th Street Stage

This Virginia Beach festival invites all funk music lovers to gather and jam at the 24th Street Stage and the beach. There will be food, unique merchandise for purchase, dance competitions, and of course jammin' tunes from live performers. Funkfest is free and open to the public. Click here for the event page.

American Music Festival:

Held Friday through Sunday, September 4 - 6, 2020, at the Virginia Beach boardwalk

This 3 day festival will feature over 30 bands with the sounds of rock, jazz, R&B, and country! This is the largest outdoor music event on the East coast and the Atlantic Ocean provides the perfect backdrop. Food, beer, and merchandise heighten the festival feel. Bands have not yet been announced for this fest, but you'll see the American Music Festival 2020 performers here when they are announced!

Neptune Festival

Held Friday, September 25 - Sunday, September 27, 2020 at the Neptune Park

There is always something going on in Virginia Beach! While our beach and boardwalk play host to an array of special events, we also have parks, waterparks, golfing, and delectable dining choices. Make a reservation today at one of our hundreds of beachfront hotels and see why Virginia Beach is the best and most relaxing destination on the East coast!

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