VIRGINIA BEACH EVENTS

VIRGINIA BEACH EVENTS
  • Vintage Car Cruise-In
    On-Going Event: 4/7/2018 - 10/27/2018
    Saturdays. Modern-day muscle, antique & classic cars/trucks, discounts at local merchants, and musical entertainment by a DJ. 4-8pm.  Landstown Commons, VB. 757-377-7144  www.shopatlandstowncommons.com
  • Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
    On-Going Event: 5/1/2018 - 5/1/2019
    Year-Round. A 1,300-seat performance hall with great shows, beautiful interior, and out-of-this-world acoustics. VB Town Center. 757-385-2535  www.sandlercenter.org
  • Produce Auction
    On-Going Event: 6/6/2018 - 10/24/2018
    Wednesdays. Begins 6:30pm. VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
  • Haunted Hunt Club Farm Halloween Festival
    On-Going Event: 9/28/2018 - 10/31/2018
    Haunting Coastal Virginia for 30 years! Visit for an evening of Halloween scares with three haunted attractions: The Haunted Hayride, Village of the Dead, and Field of Screams. Featuring a cast of over 75 live performers. 7pm-11pm (select nights). Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
  • Fall Harvest Fair
    On-Going Event: 9/29/2018 - 10/31/2018
    Every Sat.-Sun. The Harvest Fair features Virginia Beach's largest pumpkin patch, farm tour hayrides, the Petting Farm, pony rides, carnival rides, and inflatable amusements. 10am-6pm.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
  • Wicked 10k & Monster Mile
    10/26/2018 - 10/27/2018
    The one-mile course begins on Fri. night at 7pm while the 10k course begins on Sat. at 8am. Celebrate your Friday finish at The Shack and on Saturday with a huge post-race party on the beach with plenty of beer, live music, and food. Costume contest judging in several locations. Register online or go to the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  VB Convention Center. 757-412-1056  www.wicked10k.com
  • Mutt Masquerade 5k & 1-Mile Walk
    10/28/2018
    An event to support the adoptable animals at the VBSPCA. Dogs are welcome. Go online to register. The day's activities consist of a competitive timed 5k run, a leisurely one-mile pack walk, and fun in the park. 10am-1pm.  VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-427-0070  www.vbspca.com
  • First Friday ViBe Creative District
    11/2/2018
    Every 1st Friday. Celebrate local businesses and the arts at First Friday ViBe in "the District!" The ViBe, Virginia Beach artisans and businesses, sharing their passion for arts and entertainment with the community. 4-7pm.  17th-22nd Sts. from Pacific to Parks Aves   www.thevibedistrict.com
  • Fall Festival & Craft Show
    11/3/2018
    10am-4pm. VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
  • Santa's Stocking Craft Bazaar
    11/3/2018 - 11/4/2018
    Featuring over 100 different craft vendors. Handmade items, stocking stuffers and fine works of art. Holiday photos with Santa. Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm.  Princess Anne Recreation Center, VB. 757-385-2990  www.vbgov.com
  • Warrior 8k Hill Challenge and Fallen Heroes 5k
    11/10/2018
    Remembering our fallen heroes that gave us our freedom. Go online to register. 5k starts at 8am and 8k at 9:30am. Finishers receive medals and t-shirts. Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-409-1913  www.roadrageevents.com
  • Veterans Day Parade
    11/12/2018
    9am. A luncheon will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center following the parade to honor our veterans. VB Oceanfront at 19th St. 757-467-9017  www.virginia.org
  • Coastal Virginia Auto Show
    11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018
    One of the largest on the East Coast. Classics, customs, antique, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles. Family-friendly event with celebrity appearances, displays, demos, children's area and more. Admission. Sat. 10am-8pm and Sun. 10am-6pm. VB Convention Center. 757-222-2932  www.cvautoshow.com
  • Grand Illumination Parade
    11/17/2018
    Festive floats, marching bands, giant balloons, dancers, and Santa himself. Free and open to the public. 7pm.  Downtown Norfolk. 757-623-1757  www.holidaysinthecity.net
  • Holiday Open House & Craft Show
    11/17/2018
    Santa arrives at 10am. Craft show, live music, and food trucks. Learn how to carve a turkey at 11am. Stop by to make a Christmas card for a veteran or active duty serviceperson. 10am-4pm.  VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
  • Santa's Stocking Craft Bazaar
    11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018
    Featuring over 100 different craft vendors. Handmade items, stocking stuffers and fine works of art. Holiday photos with Santa. Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm. Kempsville Recreation Center, VB. 757-385-2990  www.vbgov.com
  • Holiday Lights at the Beach
    On-Going Event: 11/22/2018 - 12/30/2018
    Drive through holiday lights on the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Animated nautical and holiday-themed light displays beside the ocean. Sun.-Thurs. 5:30-10pm, Fri. & Sat. 5:30-11pm.  VB Oceanfront, 2nd St. & the Boardwalk. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
  • Turkey Trot 10k
    11/22/2018
    Race begins 8:15am. Mt. Trashmore, VB.   www.tidewaterstriders.com
  • Planes, Trains & Santa
    11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018
    Layouts on display of model trains. Santa will fly in each day with a meet-and-greet for children of all ages at 11am. Admission for adults, children 12 and under free. Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
  • Virginia Beach Christmas Market
    11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018
    Fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, Christmas collectibles and more. Fri. & Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. Pictures with Santa 11am-3pm. Admission fee. Free parking. VB Convention Center. 757-417-7771  www.emgshows.com
  • Holiday Parade at the Beach
    12/1/2018
    Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more. Fun for all ages! 5:30pm.  VB Oceanfront,15th-25th Sts. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
  • Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace
    12/1/2018
    Unique and local crafters, a massive yule log bonfire, and Christmas caroling. Hot chocolate, ciders, beer, wine, and holiday treats are available for purchase. A visit from the big man himself, Santa Claus. 12-8pm.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
  • Reindeer Trot 7k and Reindeer Rally 5k
    12/1/2018
    Benefitting the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. In-person registration. Rally 5k at 8am and Trot 7k at 9:30am. All participants receive t-shirts and finishing medals.  Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-409-1913  www.roadrageevents.com
  • First Friday ViBe Creative District
    12/7/2018
    Every 1st Friday. Celebrate local businesses and the arts at First Friday ViBe in "the District!" The ViBe, Virginia Beach artisans and businesses, sharing their passion for arts and entertainment with the community. 4-7pm.  17th-22nd Sts. from Pacific to Parks Aves   www.thevibedistrict.com
  • Children's Christmas Parade
    12/8/2018
    This parade will bring a twinkle to the eyes of the young and old alike. Parade begins 10am. High St., Portsmouth. 757-393-8481  www.portsvaevents.com
  • Holiday Hangar Concert
    12/8/2018
    Listen to the sounds of symphonic artistry. Doors open at 5pm. Concert from 6-9pm. Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
  • Old Towne Holiday Music Festival
    12/8/2018
    Performances, children's activities, re-enactors in period attire, and strolling characters. 12-6pm.
     High St., Portsmouth. 757-393-8481  www.portsvaevents.com
  • Santa's Workshop & Craft Show
    12/8/2018
    Breakfast with Santa 9-11am and visit with Santa 12-3pm. Craft show 10am-4pm. Live music. Shop for the holidays!  VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
  • Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler
    12/15/2018
    All Santas will run through the oceanfront area and finish inside the Convention Center for a Rockin' holiday party. Race begins 4:30pm. Post-race party 5-8pm with live music, brews and food.  VB Convention Center. 757-412-1056  www.surfnsanta5miler.com
  • Last Night on the Town
    12/31/2018
    2pm. Bring the children to Pembroke Mall for family fun. Toast to the New Year at Town Center's Countdown Stage from 5pm-midnight. Dance to live entertainment by local bands. Laser light and fireworks show. VB Town Center. 757-490-7810  www.cbda.net
  • Noon Year's Eve Bash: Countdown to Noon
    12/31/2018
    Great place for families to ring in the New Year. Countdown to 12 with a glittery ball drop and toast. Children's activities, photo booth, refreshments, and more. 11am-2pm.  Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Portsmouth. 757-393-8543  www.portsvaevents.com
  • Olde Towne Scottish Walk
    12/31/2018
    The walk is a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants, wishing good luck and prosperity in the coming year. Join the procession led by bagpipe and drums. 3:30pm. Queen & Washington Sts., Portsmouth. 757-650-3052  www.portsvaevents.com
  • Valentine's Hangar Dance
    2/9/2019
    Come dressed in your 1940s attire and dance with your sweetie to the Big Band sounds of the 1940s. 6-10pm. Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org