Virginia Beach Neptune Festival’s 2017 “Symphony By The Sea” Series Begins in July. Symphony By The Sea concert dates are 7/6, 7/27, 8/10, 8/17, 8/24 and 9/7, and take place in Neptune's Park, 31st Street at the Oceanfront, 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. For more information call 757-498-0215 or visit www.NeptuneFestival.com. Rain dates, if needed, will be announced at a later time.
(Virginia Beach, VA) – 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. The first concert in the series of six dates features the Virginia Symphony Orchestra and is scheduled for July 7th. Three additional concerts by The Virginia Symphony Orchestra and two concerts performed by Symphonicity, the Virginia Beach Orchestra will take place through September 7 with the final concert also featuring fireworks over the Atlantic.
While the concerts are free and open to the public, the Symphony By The Sea series offers VIP Memberships available for purchase for $140 per person. Benefits include:
To purchase, call 757/498-0215 or visit www.NeptuneFestival.com.
About The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival
The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival is a private, non-profit 501-C3 organization, producing over 40 events per year. The Festival has an annual operating budget of $2.1 million, which is derived through corporate sponsorships, admission tickets, merchandise sales, and site revenues. The high quantity and wide range of sponsors and non-profit partnerships contribute to the charitable, educational, cultural, recreational, and economic development of the Hampton Roads region. Events annually generate approximately $18 million in economic impact, approximately $700,000 of direct municipal taxes, and shares over $100,000 with partnering charitable organizations such as EQUI-KIDS, The Governor's School for the Arts, Toby's Dream Foundation, Achievable Dream Foundation, Virginia Beach Rotary, Town Center Kiwanis Club, Virginia Beach Police Foundation, Virginia Beach Jaycees, and Virginia Musical Theater, among others. The Festival has vast geographic coverage and is well respected in the special events industry as demonstrated by the consistent recognition of its flagship event Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend, as one of the Top 100 Events in North America by the ABA and among the Top 20 Events in the Southeastern US by the Southeast Tourism Society. Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend 2017 is Friday, September 29th – Sunday, October 1st and is among the largest annual special events in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The weekend’s signature event, Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship is considered one of the best competitions of its kind in the country. For more information on the 44th Annual Neptune Festival, please call the Festival office at 757-498-0215 or 1-866-NEP-FEST or visit www.neptunefestival.com.