Press Releases

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