PRESS RELEASES

The famous East Coast celebration celebrates its 44th anniversary with a full schedule. August and September events build momentum to Boardwalk Weekend, 9/29 – 10/1.
Neptune’s Park will be transformed into a craft beer lover’s haven on Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival’s 3rd annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival!
Under the watchful eye of King Neptune, beachfront pops will once again fill the air with six magical evenings of music by the sea as the Neptune Festival’s Symphony by the Sea concert series, presented by The Breeden Company, gets underway in July.
Virginia Beach, VA: The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival announces the addition of eight new members to its Board of Directors. Each will serve a three-year renewable term. A total of 40 area business leaders make up the Neptune Festival Board. Festival President Nancy Creech made the announcement.
The 44th Annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival is pleased to announce King Neptune’s Tritons for the 2017 festival. As part of the Neptune Festival Royal Court, the Tritons are nominated from among the business community and serve as aides to King Neptune and ambassadors of goodwill for the Neptune Festival and Virginia Beach during festival events throughout the year. The following eight Tritons have been selected for 2017.
Due to the thunderstorm and high winds forecasted for this weekend, we have made the difficult decision to cancel Neptune's Spring Wine Festival scheduled for Saturday, May 13th. We apologize for the inconvenience; however, safety is our top priority at all Neptune Festival events.
The 44th Annual Virginia Beach Neptune Festival is pleased to announce Stacy Cummings, Jr. was named King Neptune XLIV at a ceremony Saturday night, April 1st in Virginia Beach.
UPDATE: Due to the impending storm, we have made the difficult decision to close the International Sand Sculpting Championship tent Tuesday, October 4, and remove it from the beach earlier than scheduled. If you were unable to see the sculptures in person, we have posted images on our Facebook page Neptune’s International Sand Sculpting Championship Returns to The Neptune
Neptune Festival’s Grand Finale! 2016 BOARDWALK WEEKEND featuring NEPTUNE’S INTERNATIONAL SAND SCULPTING CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 Along 2nd - 36th Streets on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront Boardwalk Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, noon - 11 p.m., Sat., October 1, 2016, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. Sun., October 2, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. For more information call