Enjoy reading about the Virginia Beach area in our Vacation Blog.

  • Upcoming Events in Virginia Beach
    Mark your calendar for these incredible events coming soon to Virginia Beach. All dates and times are subject to change. Please call ahead or check online before attending. Oct. 6-8: Disney’s The Little Mermaid Bring the whole family to see the Virginia Musical Theatre’s production of The Little Mermaid, based on Disney’s classic animated film … Read more
  • October is National Seafood Month!
    (Photo Courtesy of Getty Images)   While Virginia Beach’s coastline may offer a stunning backdrop for its top-notch events, the city’s close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, Chesapeake Bay, rivers and other waterways including numerous inlets means its seafood is of the highest quality. Quite simply, Virginia Beach is paradise for seafood lovers. Around town, … Read more
  • Old Point National Bank Wicked 10K
    (Photo Courtesy of J&A Racing)   At the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, including the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and the Virginia Beach Convention Center Friday, Oct. 27 and Saturday, Oct. 28 Throughout the year, the resort city hosts numerous competitive sports games and events, such as the North American Sand Soccer Tournament every June plus a variety … Read more
  • 67th Annual Virginia MOCA Boardwalk Art Show
    (Photo Courtesy of Fresh Look Photography)   On the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, 24th-35th Streets Friday, Oct. 20: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Hanging out at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront is a good time any time of the year, but … Read more
  • Upcoming Events in Virginia Beach
      Sept. 9: Forever Tina: A Tribute to the Queen of Rock n’ Roll See the talented Suzette Dorsey perform Tina Turner’s classic hits in this high-energy tribute concert at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts. Sept. 16-17: NAS Oceana Air Show Watch the spectacular U.S. Navy Blue Angels and many other amazing performances … Read more
  • 26th Annual Fall Wine Festival
    (Photo Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival/Photo By Jessica Shea Photography)   26th Annual Fall Wine Festival 31st Street Park, Virginia Beach Oceanfront Saturday, Sept. 16 – Sunday, Sept. 17, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Virginia is known for its high-quality wines, and the 26th Annual Fall Wine Festival is a wonderful way to … Read more
  • 2023 NAS Oceana Air Show
    Saturday, Sept. 16 – Sunday, Sept. 17 Gates open at 8 a.m. and the show starts at 10 a.m. The Blue Angels perform at 3 p.m. on both days. Naval Air Station Oceana, the East Coast’s only Master Jet Base, welcomes guests to the 2023 NAS Oceana Air Show Sept. 16 – 17. The air … Read more
  • Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship
    (Photo Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival/Photo By Jessica Shea Photography)   Between 6th – 8th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront Entrance to the tent is located at 7th Street on the Beach Friday, Sept. 29 – Sunday, Oct. 8 The International Sandsculpting Championship has been a signature event of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival … Read more
  • 49th Annual Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend
    (Photo Courtesy of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival/Photo By Jessica Shea Photography)   2nd – 33rd Street on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk Friday, Sept. 29: 12:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mark your calendar to spend the last weekend of … Read more
  • Attend Spectacular Events
    “Beyond Van Gogh,” which will run from July 6 to Sept. 2, 2023 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center, is a must-do this summer. Tickets are on sale now for this highly anticipated exhibit, presented in partnership with the Virginia Arts Festival. Due to cutting-edge projection technology, this immersive experience including more than 300 artworks … Read more
  • Discover Historic Places
    Virginia Beach has a rich and interesting history absolutely worth exploring. Throughout the city, there are historic sites and structures that offer phenomenal educational opportunities about the region, the nation and the world. This summer, and year-round, come learn new and exciting things, whether out in nature, in museums or someplace in between. Did you … Read more
  • Enjoy Family Friendly Activities
    Whether a quick getaway or an extended vacation, Virginia Beach offers endless options for your itinerary. Along with a large variety of family-friendly accommodations and dining options, the city has an abundance of entertaining attractions. From amazing beaches and parks to museums and concerts, come experience fun activities with your loved ones. The Virginia Beach … Read more
  • Explore the Coast
    Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay, Virginia Beach’s lovely coastal setting is surely one of the primary reasons visitors flock to the area. Beautiful, wide-open beaches offer plenty of opportunities for getting waterside and engaging in water recreation. Virginia Beach can be a relaxing retreat or a thrilling adventure, depending on what you … Read more
  • Freebee Rides
    Available year-round in Virginia Beach, a transportation service called Freebee is available to all residents and visitors free of charge. Freebee provides door-to-door rides in the local community, including the Virginia Beach Resort Area and the Creative ViBe District, in eco-friendly vehicles. This on-demand service simply involves downloading the “Ride Freebee” app from the App … Read more
  • Virginia Beach Events
    The city has an exciting lineup of events planned throughout 2023, not only at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront but also in its other popular sections like Town Center and Mount Trashmore Park. Mark your calendar with these events happening in Virginia Beach this spring and summer. May 5: Ballet Hispanico Get your tickets for Virginia Arts … Read more
  • Tasty Local Favorites
    With the Atlantic Ocean and Chesapeake Bay at its front door, it is not surprising that Virginia Beach has such a strong culinary scene with a large emphasis on coastal cuisine. While fresh, locally caught oysters, crabs, fish and other seafood are definitely popular menu choices in the region, the city’s restaurants offer a diverse … Read more
  • Alluring Art Scene
    While there are art-related activities continually happening in all corners of the city, undeniably the ViBe Creative District is a central hub for all things art in Virginia Beach. Located just several blocks from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, the artsy community pulses with creative energy. Whether you are an artist or an art admirer, here … Read more
  • Support Local Farms While in Town
    While Virginia Beach’s resort area is bustling with tourism, the southern section of the city, particularly the Pungo area, is a peaceful countryside full of farmland. Virginia Beach’s strong agricultural heritage is evident with the bountiful farms and farmers markets, as well as farm-to-table restaurant options, available throughout town. During your visit, be sure to … Read more
  • Event Spotlight: Jackalope Fest June 2-4
    Photo Courtesy of Yann Roy/Jackalope A big event coming to Virginia Beach this year is the Jackalope Festival, a spectacular three-day festival showcasing an array of action sports. This Canadian-based festival will make its U.S. debut at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront near Neptune Park on 31st Street from June 2 to June 4, 2023. The … Read more
  • Experience These Must-dos at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront
    While the Virginia Beach Oceanfront remains lively year-round, the activities and entertainment really ramp up during the spring and summer seasons. Whether this is your first time to the resort area or if you are a repeat visitor, you will never run out of things to do at this fun coastal destination. Here are 10 … Read more
  • Hit the Trails This Spring
    Virginia Beach is a “site” to see with its gorgeous coastlines and other waterways, natural beauty, and stunning sunrises and sunsets. Outdoor enthusiasts will appreciate all of the marvelous recreational areas in the region, where activities such as biking, hiking and kayaking are widespread. For scenic views, fresh air and great exercise head to one … Read more
  • Dine Al Fresco in This Coastal Town
    The culinary scene in Virginia Beach is top-notch, particularly the coastal cuisine—from fresh oysters and fish to crabcakes and She-Crab soup made from local blue crabs. With the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean at its doorstep, Virginia Beach has made a name for itself in the foodie world. Exceptional food, however, does not require … Read more
  • Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events in Virginia Beach
    Something in the Water, Jackalope Fest, Beach It! Festival and Beyond Van Gogh are some of the highly anticipated events happening this year in Virginia Beach. The city has incredible events planned throughout the year, not just at the oceanfront but in its other diverse districts, such as the nearby ViBe Creative District and Town … Read more
  • Top Five Reasons to Visit Virginia Beach
    The temperatures are warming and spring is peeking around the corner. Now is a perfect time to plan a trip to Virginia Beach, a fabulous coastal destination that celebrates nature, diversity, history, culture, arts and much more. From magnificent beaches and parks to fun festivals and spectacular dining, the city has something of interest for … Read more
  • Virginia Beach is a Breath of Fresh Air
    Get Outside and Enjoy the Beautiful Weather Autumn in Virginia Beach means gorgeous weather that will make you never want to go inside. I’m talking warm (but not hot) days and cool, breezy afternoons and nights. It’s the perfect recipe for a relaxing day at the beach or a walk in one of our beautiful … Read more
  • Get Artsy in Virginia Beach
    Your Guide to Experiencing All the Art That the City Has to Offer One thing that makes Virginia Beach so exuberant is the art that the city features throughout. From galleries and museums to communities and events, there is always art to experience, whether it be as a viewer or an artist yourself. The ViBe … Read more
  • Celebrate National Seafood Month in Virginia Beach
    By Kelsey Thomas October is National Seafood Month In Virginia Beach, you can always expect fresh, local seafood. With water sources including the Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean and Lynnhaven Inlet, amongst others, locally caught eats from the sea has never tasted so good. We are excited to be celebrating National Seafood Month this October, as … Read more
  • 2023 Fall Events in Virginia Beach
    Fall events in Virginia Beach are always a great time because the weather is always promising and there’s a vibrant spirit in the air. Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events! *Note any of these events may be subject to change* Sept. 24-Oct. 31: Hunt Club Farm Fall Harvest Festival Experience the … Read more
  • Virginia Beach is Dog-Friendly
    Here in Virginia Beach, we know that your four-legged furry friend is a true family member, which means on vacation they should be treated like one! When it comes to places you can bring your dog with you, there is an endless variety of options, from outdoor and adventure options to dining and social settings. … Read more
  • Dine Al Fresco with a View
    There are so many delicious local eateries throughout the city of the Virginia Beach, many of which offer outdoor dining, which is perfect for the months of September and October because the weather is just right – not too hot and not too cold. And in addition to sitting outside, there are also many places … Read more
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