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Local Events

The Virginia Beach oceanfront is host to hundreds of events year round. From wine festivals to surfing competitions and music festivals to beach volleyball tournaments, these local Virginia Beach events will have you coming back to Coastal Virginia year after year.

Virginia Beach Polar Plunge Festival

Join thousands as they dive into the ice-cold Atlantic Ocean in support of the Special Olympics during the VA Beach Polar Plunge® Festive.

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Yuengling Shamrock Marathon Weekend

Join 25,000 runners from around the world for the 47th annual Shamrock Marathon at the Virginia Beach oceanfront.

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Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

Enjoy a weekend of live shows from country music's biggest stars right on the beach. 

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Neptune Festival

2019 marks the 46th 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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