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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

50th Annual Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend

September 27 - 29, 20241st-33rd Street, Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Daily concerts at 2 festival stages feature 20+ performances from local and national bands. Over 200 artisans display handmade work at Neptune’s Art & Craft Show, and 200 more food and shopping vendors fill 33 blocks of boardwalk! On the beach, you will find 22 magnificent sand sculptures created by world-renowned sculptors at Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship. Other weekend events include Neptune’s 8k Race, Grand Parade, Volleyball Tournament, Poseidon’s Playground, Healthy Haven, Atlantic Regatta, Youth Art Show, and more!

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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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