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Local Events

Whether you’re setting out on a weekend away, enjoying a romantic escape from the stresses of everyday life, or bringing the entire family along for fun, there are endless things to do in Virginia Beach to accommodate you. The wide range of Virginia Beach attractions and activities – from historic Williamsburg to Busch Gardens and oceanfront relaxation – provides entertainment for all ages.

Set out shopping, golfing, on a boating adventure to see dolphins, or enjoy an array of fun things to do within steps of our Virginia Beach boardwalk hotels. Just don’t forget to save some time for relaxing on the beach!

Chalk The Walk Artsplosion

Each year, the Virginia Aquarium hosts the Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion competition on the Boardwalk between 15th and 17th Street. 

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East Coast Surf Competition

As the largest surfing competition on the East Coast, ECSC has been bringing surfers, spectators and performers to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for 55 years. 

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Neptune Festival

This year marks the 45th annual Neptune Festival hosted at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. From incredibly intricate sand sculptures to intense volleyball and sand soccer games, the Neptune Festival is one of the biggest festivals held in Virginia Beach. 

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