Press Releases

  • Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship Returns to the Beach

    September 28, 2016

    UPDATE: Due to the impending storm, we have made the difficult decision to close the International Sandsculpting 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 Sandsculpting Championship Returns to The Neptune…

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  • Neptune Festival’s 43rd Annual Boardwalk Weekend Schedule of Events

    Neptune Festival’s Grand Finale!2016 BOARDWALK WEEKENDfeaturingNEPTUNE’S INTERNATIONAL SANDSCULPTING CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, September 30 – Sunday, October 2, 2016Along 2nd – 36th Streets on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront BoardwalkFri., 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…

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  • 20th Annual Fall Wine Festival Tickets On Sale!

    September 6, 2016

    The 20th Annual Neptune Fall Wine Festival Celebrates the Finest of Virginia’s WineriesSaturday, September 17 and Sunday, September 18, 2016Noon – 5pm daily • 31st Street Park • Virginia Beach Oceanfront BoardwalkSaturday tickets are $30 in advance or $35 day-of • Sunday tickets are $25 in advance or $30 day-of12 p.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Call…

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  • 2nd Annual Neptune’s Coastal Craft Beer Fest Tickets Now on Sale!

    June 2, 2016

    Neptune’s Park will be transformed into a craft beer lover’s haven on Saturday, August 27th, featuring local Virginia beers and cask ales, as well national and regional craft beers. Enjoy over 50 beers from 23 breweries, live music, food trucks, and more!   TICKETS: Each ticket includes a commemorative beer-tasting glass and tastings throughout the day….

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  • Neptune’s Nectar: Beer Collab with Back Bay Brewing

      A DRINK FIT FOR A KING! Under the Watchful Eye of King Neptune XLIII Virginia Beach’s Back Bay Brewing Releases Its NEW “Neptune’s Nectar”   Saturday, June 4th, 6 pm Back Bay Brewing • 614 Norfolk Avenue • Virginia Beach, VA  23451 The event is open to the public but beer tasters must be…

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  • 2015 T-Shirts and More Still Available!

    October 8, 2015

    Did you miss out on purchasing 2015 Neptune Festival gear? Couldn’t make it to the Convention Center to check us out? Well you’re in luck! Our Neptune Festival Official T-Shirt can now be found online! Click here for Limited Edition T-Shirts and More!

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  • EVENT UPDATE: International Sandsculpting Championship CLOSED

    September 30, 2015

    MEDIA ADVISORY NEPTUNE FESTIVALNeptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship Closing TODAY due to storm.   (Virginia Beach, VA) –In yet another weather blow to the 2015 Neptune Festival, the extended week of viewing for Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship’s “Land of Sand” is closing today due to the weather forecast.    Tropical Storm Joaquin has now been upgraded to a CAT…

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  • EVENT UPDATES: Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend Event

    September 25, 2015

    MEDIA ADVISORY NEPTUNE FESTIVAL WEEKEND UPDATE! Friday, September 25 – Sunday, September 27, 2015 For more information throughout the weekend, call the Festival Command Center at 757-213-3461 or visit the festival’s Facebook page at   (Virginia Beach, VA) –Don’t let a little rain get you down!! Though several of the outdoor offerings of the…

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    September 23, 2015

    For additional information call the Festival Office at 757-498-0215 or find up to the minute information on the Festival’s Facebook page –   Wednesday, September 23, 2015   Virginia Beach, VA:  Due to adverse weather that is expected to severely impact the Virginia Beach Oceanfront through Sunday, The Virginia Beach Neptune Festival has made the decision…

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  • Neptune’s Art & Craft Show Adds New Component

    September 22, 2015

    Neptune Festival’s Art and Craft Show Adds New “Original Art” ComponentShow hours: 9/25, noon- 7 p.m., 9/26, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., 9/27, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.Located between 18th – 29th Streets on the Boardwalk   For a complete listing of artists and more information, visit www.   Virginia Beach, VA: The Neptune Festival…

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