Last modified: December 5, 2016
Things To Do in Virginia Beach in November are countless! You’ll notice a definite theme for these upcoming events. There will be celebrations for both the fall season and Christmas season in November. Somehow, Thanksgiving seems to go under the radar due to tons of popularity of the Holiday season. It goes from Halloween straight to Christmas excitement. Naturally, a couple of Thanksgiving events have squeezed their way onto our list of things to do in Virginia Beach in November. Keep reading to plan some fun in VA Beach!
Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar
This holiday Virginia Beach event kicks off the month of November with Christmas cheer! Santa’s Stocking Old Fashioned Craft Bazaar is a great way to get a head start on holiday shopping. Shop local and find unique gifts you can’t find anywhere else! This event begins Saturday, November 5th and ends Sunday, November 6th. You’ll want to bring the whole family for this event because there will be fun for the children too. Santa Claus himself will be at this craft bazaar! This is the first appearance of Santa for this holiday season! Children will be able to tell Santa what’s on their list. Stop by just to give Santa a “hello”, or get some photos with him! There will also be a child care center for them to enjoy some holiday crafts to make themselves. This child care is free and is limited to an hour of care. Come on for two days of shopping! This event will be held at the Princess Anne Recreation Center.
Ultimate Show For Women
Looking for a getaway to meet with like-minded women? The Ultimate Show for Women is perfect for you! Find new ways to decorate your home and gain some tips on the latest fashion trends. There will be plenty of vendors in the house like Origami Owl, Lularoe Leggings, Avon, Pampered Chef, Pure Romance, and more. Be inspired at this show for women. Ladies, bring your girlfriends, or just yourself! It’s free and open to the public. There’s no good reason not to go! This event is located at the Virginia Beach Convention Center and will be held on Saturday, November 5th.
Hampton Roads VegFest
If you’re vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, or all around food lover, you’re going to love the Hampton Roads VegFest! This event will be packed with delicious food sans meat. Find ways to be more eco-friendly and live a cleaner life. Find this event at 708 Atlantic Avenue at the Festival Center. Sunday, November 6th is when this event will take place! Admission is free and the VegFest is open to the public.
The Slover Library in Norfolk, Virginia hosts the ALS based charity for a night of delicious wine tasting! Slover Library, located on 235 E Plume Street, is just a short drive from Virginia Beach and be well worth the trip to support a great cause. Here, there will be a silent auction, food, and of course, wine. Be able to meet with others who value the same support of awareness of ALS. Tickets are limited. Blend will be held on Thursday evening, November 17th.
McDonald’s Holiday Lights At The Beach
This is definitely one of Virginia Beach’s favorite holiday events. Everyone looks forward to this event! This is one of the only times that driving on the boardwalk is allowed, and encouraged! Enjoy this beautiful spectacle of lights at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront when the sun goes down. This excellently crafted light display will have you making this a holiday tradition! McDonald’s Holiday Lights at the Beach begins on Friday, November 18 and will last until New Year’s Day. This event has an admission charge that requires cash only, so be prepared for that! You won’t want to miss these beautiful holiday lights.
Thanksgiving Meal on the Spirit of Norfolk
If you're looking for a unique way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year, check out the Spirit of Norfolk Thanksgiving cruise! You'll be able to enjoy a fresh cooked meal that you don't have to prepare yourself. Talk about real pampering! View the beautiful water of the Elizabeth River all while enjoying the day of Thanksgiving. The meal will be served buffet style, so you can pick and choose whatever you like. Take the stress out of the holiday, and treat yourself and family to a getaway on the water. Let the Spirit of Norfolk Cruise have your Thanksgiving all under control this year!
Santa’s Seaside Village
Carolers, holiday shopping, Santa, and elves will all be present for this year’s Santa’s Seaside Village. Enjoy this beachy twist on the holiday season! You will find the Seaside Village on 30th Street at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. Hear some Christmas story telling or participate in arts and crafts. This VA Beach event is super family friendly, so bring everyone!
There are so many events, there are even more being added every day. Be sure to check out the Virginia Beach events calendar to stay up to date!