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Celebrating the Beach Life

since 1974

The Neptune Festival is a private, non-profit organization that produces more than 40 events in Virginia Beach each year.

Join us for free concerts and seaside wine tastings, athletic events and a 30-block long celebration of the beach life on the boardwalk.

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Featured Event

49th Annual Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend

September 29 - October 1, 20232nd-33rd Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront

The grand finale of a year-long season of events, Boardwalk Weekend features daily concerts at 2 festival stages and more than 400 art, food, and shopping vendors on the boardwalk. Sculptors from around the world compete in our Sandsculpting Championship, and families have fun at Poseidon’s Playground – from 2nd to 33rd Street – there is sure to be something to delight young and old festival goers alike!

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Stay Tuned!

From our Boardwalk Weekend events to our Wine and Craft Beer Festivals, we have a little something for everyone. Keep an eye out for 2023 dates — coming soon!

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Neptune Festival couldn’t do all we do without the support of our volunteers, sponsors and vendors. Learn more about how you can get involved in life at the beach.

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Festival Events

Kick off your shoes with us!

Since we host over 40+ events each year, you’re sure to find something to smile about. Whether you want to try a new brew, listen to great music, have a fun day with your kids or push past your PR, we’re here to put some sunshine in your day!

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