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Virginia Beach Events

Virginia Beach Events

Check out our special events happening around town. Anything from live music, festivals and art shows to Friday night Hoedowns. There is plenty to do for the entire family while vacationing at Virginia Beach.

Courtyard Concert Series
On-Going Event: 4/6/2018 - 10/5/2018
Every 1st Friday. Enjoy live music in the courtyard. Free and open to the public. 5-8pm.  Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Portsmouth. 757-393-8543  www.oldetowneportsmouth.com
Vintage Car Cruise-In
On-Going Event: 4/7/2018 - 10/27/2018
Saturdays. Modern-day muscle, antique & classic cars/trucks, discounts at local merchants, and musical entertainment by a DJ. 4-8pm.   Landstown Commons, VB. 757-377-7144  www.shopatlandstowncommons.com
Concerts, Art Shows, Festivals
On-Going Event: 5/1/2018 - 5/1/2019
Year-Round. See website for scheduled events.  VB Town Center.   www.vabeachtowncenter.com/town-center-events/
Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
On-Going Event: 5/1/2018 - 5/1/2019
Year-Round. A 1,300-seat performance hall with great shows, beautiful interior, and out-of-this-world acoustics.  VB Town Center. 757-385-2535  www.sandlercenter.org
First Friday ViBe Creative District
On-Going Event: 5/4/2018 - 5/3/2019
Every 1st Friday. Celebrate local businesses and the arts at First Friday ViBe in "the District!" The ViBe, Virginia Beach artisans and businesses, sharing their passion for arts and entertainment with the community. 4-7pm.   17th-22nd Sts. from Pacific to Parks Aves.   www.thevibedistrict.com
Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater
On-Going Event: 5/5/2018 - 9/15/2018
Begins May 5. National recording artists on stage. Go online for special ticket prices.  Amphitheater, VB. 757-368-3000  www.livenation.com
TowneBank Fountain Park
On-Going Event: 5/23/2018 - 8/31/2018
Daily. Children's activities, cornhole, and more. Their interactive fountain is a great way to cool off from the summer heat. 10am-5pm.  TowneBank Fountain Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Big Bands on the Bay
On-Going Event: 5/27/2018 - 9/2/2018
Sundays. Outdoor music by the Chesapeake Bay. 7-9pm. Free.  Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Produce Auction
On-Going Event: 6/6/2018 - 10/24/2018
Wednesdays. Begins 6:30pm.  VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
YNot Wednesdays
On-Going Event: 6/6/2018 - 8/29/2018
Wednesdays. Outdoor party on the steps of the Sandler Center. Live music, farmers market, food, kids' activities. 5-9pm. Free.  Sandler Center, VB. 757-385-2535  www.sandlercenter.org
Live! On Atlantic
On-Going Event: 6/18/2018 - 8/31/2018
Weekends beginning Memorial Day weekend. Nightly beginning June 18. Atlantic Avenue comes alive with a variety of performers, live concerts and theatrical productions. 7:30-11pm nightly. Free.  VB Oceanfront.  757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
TGOV: Thank Goodness It's Ocean View
On-Going Event: 6/29/2018 - 8/31/2018
Fridays. Live music, children's activities, cornhole games, food, beverages, and more. 6-9:30pm. Free.  Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Fireworks at the Beach
On-Going Event: 7/8/2018 - 8/22/2018
Wednesdays and Sundays. Subject to change. Weather permitting. Fireworks are launched at 23rd St. from a barge on the water. 10pm.   VB Oceanfront at 22nd St. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Surfers Healing Camp
8/17/2018 - 8/18/2018
Free surf camp for children with autism. Registration is in April and required.   VB Oceanfront. 877-966-7873  www.surfershealing.org
Movie Night
8/18/2018
Bring your chairs or blanket. Movie title TBD. Movie begins at dusk. Rain date is Aug. 19.  Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-385-4380  www.vbgov.com
Surfers Healing 5k Walk/Run
8/18/2018
Benefitting Autism Awareness. Race begins at 8am. Registration is required and includes event t-shirt and finisher medal. Post-race refreshments for registered runners.  VB Oceanfront at 4th St. 757-461-4474  www.tidewaterasa.org
Volleyball Virginia
8/18/2018 - 8/19/2018
For the best volleyball locally and in the state. Offering nightly adult leagues, youth camps/clinics and weekend tournaments for beginners and advanced players. Backed by the Assoc. of Volleyball Professionals (AVP).  VB Oceanfront at 33rd St. 757-497-8282  www.volleyballva.com
Coastal Edge East Coast Surfing Championships
8/19/2018 - 8/26/2018
North America's oldest-running surfing competition and the second oldest continuously run surfing contest in the world. Other beach activities include 5k race, BMX invitational, beach flag football, volleyball, swimsuit contest, food, music and more!  VB Oceanfront, 1st-5th Sts.   www.surfecsc.com
Symphony by the Sea
8/23/2018
Beachfront pops featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public. 7:30-9pm.  VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
FunkFest Beach Party
8/24/2018 - 8/25/2018
Music of influential legends like James Brown, Sly and the Family Stone, George Clinton, and the Ohio Players. The festival will feature bands, food, merchandise and dance contest.  VB Oceanfront at 24th St. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Norfolk Jazz Festival
8/24/2018 - 8/25/2018
Chill to the legendary sounds of top national Jazz and R&B recording artists. Foods and beverages, crafts, retail items, and more. Ticketed event. Fri. & Sat. 5-11pm.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Coastal Craft Beer Festival
8/25/2018
Local Virginia beers and cask ales, as well as national and regional craft beers. Live music, food trucks, and more. 1-6pm.  VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Hook Law Center's Annual Shred Day
8/25/2018
Shred with a purpose on August 25th from 9am - 12pm. Well be hosting our annual Shred Day to raise funds for the Alzheimers Association. Bring your old documents and take advantage of secure data destruction with the help of our partner, Stealth Shredding, at no cost. Well also be accepting donations to benefit Alzheimer's Association - Southeastern Virginia Chapter. Cant make it but want to contribute? You can do so here: http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2018/VA-SoutheasternVirginia?team_id=472778&pg=team&fr_id=11590#team-roster  Hook Law Center, 295 Bendix Road, Suite 170, Virginia Beach, VA 23452   www.facebook.com/events/2085497498373064/
Seawall Art Show
8/25/2018 - 8/26/2018
Nearly 90 juried artists. Expect to find a little of everything. Selections include oil paintings, wood carving, art glass, fine jewelry, pottery, and more. Food and entertainment. Free admission and parking. Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 10am-5pm.  High St. Landing, Portsmouth. 757-393-8983  www.seawallartshow.org
American Music Festival
8/31/2018 - 9/2/2018
A celebration of music of all genres featuring three days of music, dozens of vendors, and national, regional and local bands.   VB Oceanfront at 5th, 17th, 24th & 31st Sts. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon
9/2/2018
One of the area's most popular sporting events. A half-marathon-length course lined with bands. Registration required. Starts at 7am.  Virginia Beach Convention Center. 800-311-1255  www.runrocknroll.com
Neptune Festival Seniors Gala
9/5/2018
A night filled with Big Band sounds, delicious food, and a visit from King Neptune himself. Tickets and reservations required. 7-10pm.  VB Convention Center. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Symphony by the Sea
9/6/2018
Beachfront pops featuring the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Free and open to the public. 7:30-9pm.  VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
757 Battle of the Beers
9/8/2018
This one-of-a-kind event features live music, food, tastings of every beer (two beers from each brewery), cornhole, giant beer pong and more.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Neptune's Surfing Classic
9/8/2018 - 9/9/2018
Young and old surfers alike can compete in this largest amateur surf showdown. Prizes awarded. Register online.  VB Oceanfront at 1st St. 757-696-1050  www.va.surfesa.org
Opera in the Park
9/8/2018
Admission $6 for adults; children 12 & under are free. Park opens at 6pm for picnicking and the performance begins at 7:30pm.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Virginia Beach Fallen Heroes Freedomfest
9/8/2018
A fundraiser to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation and the Navy SEAL Museum. $50 per person. Cold beer, great food, live firearms auction, live bands, Navy SEAL demonstrations.   Camp Pendleton, VB. 757-650-5759  www.vbfh.org
Volleyball Virginia
9/8/2018 - 9/9/2018
For the best volleyball locally and in the state. Offering nightly adult leagues, youth camps/clinics and weekend tournaments for beginners and advanced players. Backed by the Assoc. of Volleyball Professionals (AVP).  VB Oceanfront at 33rd St. 757-497-8282  www.volleyballva.com
Norfolk In-Water Boat Show
9/13/2018 - 9/15/2018
Admission $10 for adults per day; $8 military discounted ticket per day with ID; 15 years and younger free. 12-7pm daily.  Waterside District, Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Commonwealth Coastal Classic
9/15/2018
Hand-selected artisan vendors from around the commonwealth, and locally crafted spirits, brews and wines. 1-6pm.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Movie Night
9/15/2018
Bring your chairs or blanket. Movie title TBD. Begins at dusk. Rain date is Sept. 16.  Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-385-4380  www.vbgov.com
Neptune Festival Fall Wine Festival
9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018
Delicious food, live entertainment and the opportunity to taste and purchase wines from specialty vendors. Tickets are required. 12-5pm.  VB Oceanfront, Neptune's Park at 31st St. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Apple Extravaganza & Craft Show
9/22/2018
Celebrate everything apple. Live music and handmade arts and crafts. 10am-4pm.   VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
Neptune End of Summer Bay Bash
9/22/2018
Endless food and beverages, live music, and exciting entertainment. Ticketed event. 7-11pm.  Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club, VB. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Oceana Air Show
9/22/2018 - 9/23/2018
Spectacular air show featuring the Blue Angels, static displays, food and novelty vendors, and more. Free admission.  Naval Air Station Oceana, VB.   www.oceanaairshow.com
Wasserhund Oktoberfest
9/22/2018
Over 20 breweries, traditional German food and fair, festival rides, and so much more! 12-6pm.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Haunted Hunt Club Farm Halloween Festival
On-Going Event: 9/28/2018 - 10/31/2018
Haunting Coastal Virginia for 30 years! Visit for an evening of Halloween scares with three haunted attractions: The Haunted Hayride, Village of the Dead, and Field of Screams. Featuring a cast of over 75 live performers. 7pm-11pm (select nights).  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Neptune Festival Art and Craft Show
9/28/2018 - 9/30/2018
Featuring over 240 artisans displaying handmade work from paintings and sculptures to photography and glasswork. Fri. 12-7pm, Sat. 10am-7pm, Sun. 10am-6pm. Free.  VB Oceanfront, 18th-29th Sts. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend
9/28/2018 - 9/30/2018
Daily concerts with a variety of live music and performers. Ignite your taste buds and satisfy your shopping savvy. Fri. 12-11pm, Sat. 10am-11pm, Sun. 10am-6pm.  VB Oceanfront, 2nd-36th Sts. on Boardwalk. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival International Sandsculpting Championship
9/28/2018 - 10/7/2018
22 sculptures created by 12 solo and 10 doubles teams. Sculptors will compete for the largest prize purse awarded in the country. Check website for times. Admission $5 per person, 12 and under free.  VB Oceanfront, 4th-10th Sts. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Fall Harvest Fair
On-Going Event: 9/29/2018 - 10/31/2018
Every Sat.-Sun. The Harvest Fair features Virginia Beach's largest pumpkin patch, farm tour hayrides, the Petting Farm, pony rides, carnival rides, and inflatable amusements. 10am-6pm.   Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Neptune Festival 5k and 8k Run
9/29/2018
Start times are 7:45am-5K and 8:15am-8K. Registration fees required. Spectators are free. Enjoy plenty of food, drinks, and door prizes after the race. Go online or call for more information.  VB Oceanfront at 24th St. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival Atlantic Regatta
9/29/2018
Cruisers and catamarans sail from Cape Henry to Rudee Inlet. Call or go online to register. 8am-3pm.   VB Oceanfront. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival Fireworks Extravaganza
9/29/2018
Spectacular fireworks display will shoot offshore from a barge at 20th St. They can be viewed all along the boardwalk. 9pm. Free.  VB Oceanfront at 20th St.  757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival Grand Parade
9/29/2018
Colorful floats in all shapes and sizes, larger-than-life balloons, marching bands, and music. This event is free and open to the public, and will take place rain or shine! 11:30am-1pm.  VB Oceanfront, 16th-32nd Sts. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune's Volleyball Tournament
9/29/2018 - 9/30/2018
Men, women, and coed divisions compete for titles. Numerous skill level classes are available for entry. Games begin at 9am both days. Go online or call to register.  VB Oceanfront, 32nd-36th Sts. 757-467-4719  www.neptunefestival.com
Hometown Heroes: Neptune's Final Toast
9/30/2018
Local heroes will be honored during a Sunday breakfast by the sea in the Peacock Ballroom of the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 9-11am.  VB Oceanfront, Hilton 31 Ocean Ballroom. 757-498-0215  www.neptunefestival.com
Neptune Festival Youth Art Show
9/30/2018
Open to all young artists, grades 9-12. Registration required to participate. Prizes totaling $1,600. Viewing Free. 10am-5pm.   VB Oceanfront, 27th-28th Sts. 757-469-4528  www.neptunefestival.com
Biplanes and Brew
10/6/2018 - 10/7/2018
Celebrate the centenary of WWI with re-enactors on site. All five of their hangars will be open for guided tours. Interact with friendly Allied and Central Powers troops. Enjoy musical entertainment, food, and shopping for memorabilia. 10am.  Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
Pet Palooza Animal Expo
10/6/2018 - 10/7/2018
Pet adoptions, nail trims, prizes awarded for best pet costume contest, rabies vaccination, and a display of unusual animals by Virgina Beach Exotics. 10am-3pm.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Virginia Children's Festival
10/6/2018
Interactive activities, storytelling stages, hands-on workshops, educational displays, cultural experiences, arts and crafts, and more. Geared toward children 10 and younger. 10am-3pm. $5 admission.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
JT Walk & Beach Party
10/7/2018
To benefit ALS Research & JT's Camp Grom. Registration at 9am and walk at 10:15am. Stay for the beach party which includes food, drinks, kids activities and live entertainment.  VB Oceanfront at 34th St. 757-368-1944  www.jtwalk.org
Treasures of the Earth Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show
10/12/2018 - 10/14/2018
The show features estate, classic, handcrafted, and fashion jewelry. Fri. 12-6pm, Sat. & Sun. 10am-5pm.  VB Convention Center. 804-642-2011  www.treasuresoftheearth.com
Komen Race For the Cure
10/13/2018
The event raises significant funds and awareness for the breast cancer movement, celebrates breast cancer survivorship and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. Race site opens at 6:30am.  31st St. & Atlantic Ave., VB. 757-490-7794  www.komentidewater.org
Children's Halloween Party
10/14/2018
2 parties: 10am-12pm and 1-3pm. Ticket includes petting farm admission, one 3-5lb. pie pumpkin, party DJ with games, bounce house inflatables, cupcake and pumpkin decorating, and costumed characters.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Halloweekend
10/19/2018 - 10/21/2018
Halloween fun at 3 Portsmouth museums. Arts and crafts, tricks and treats and other spooky activities. 10am-5pm.  Children's Museum of Virginia, Portsmouth. 757-393-5258  www.childrensmuseumva.com
Craft Beer Festival
10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018
Over 50 craft beers from over 25 breweries are available for sampling. Tickets include unlimited sampling, a commemorative cup, and live entertainment. 1-6pm both days.  VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Harvest Fair & Craft Show
10/20/2018
Farm animals, demonstrations, fun barn and live music. 10am-4pm.   VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
Movie Night
10/20/2018
Bring your chairs or blanket. Movie title TBD. Begins at dusk. Rain date is Oct. 21.  Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-385-4380  www.vbgov.com
Town Point Virginia Fall Wine Festival
10/20/2018 - 10/21/2018
More than 30 wineries with over 200 of the Commonwealth's finest wine varieties. Wine enthusiasts sample and purchase premier wine vintages. Enjoy live music along with gourmet foods. Ticketed event. 11am-6pm.  Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Trick or Treat Street
10/21/2018
Bring your kids in their Halloween costume for this safe trick-or-treating event. Free candy and treats for all kids 12 and under. 11am-1pm.  Hunt Club Farm, VB. 757-427-9520  www.huntclubfarm.com
Wicked 10k & Monster Mile
10/26/2018 - 10/27/2018
The one-mile course begins on Fri. night at 7pm while the 10k course begins on Sat. at 8am. Celebrate your Friday finish at The Shack and on Saturday with a huge post-race party on the beach with plenty of beer, live music, and food. Costume contest judging in several locations. Register online or go to the Virginia Beach Convention Center.   VB Convention Center. 757-412-1056  www.wicked10k.com
Mutt Masquerade 5k & 1-Mile Walk
10/28/2018
An event to support the adoptable animals at the VBSPCA. Dogs are welcome. Go online to register. The day's activities consist of a competitive timed 5k run, a leisurely one-mile pack walk, and fun in the park. 10am-1pm.   VB Oceanfront at 31st St. 757-427-0070  www.vbspca.com
Fall Festival & Craft Show
11/3/2018
10am-4pm.  VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
Santa's Stocking Craft Bazaar
11/3/2018 - 11/4/2018
Featuring over 100 different craft vendors. Handmade items, stocking stuffers and fine works of art. Holiday photos with Santa. Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm.   Princess Anne Recreation Center, VB. 757-385-2990  www.vbgov.com
Warrior 8k Hill Challenge and Fallen Heroes 5k
11/10/2018
Remembering our fallen heroes that gave us our freedom. Go online to register. 5k starts at 8am and 8k at 9:30am. Finishers receive medals and t-shirts.  Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-409-1913  www.roadrageevents.com
Veterans Day Parade
11/12/2018
9am. A luncheon will be held at the Virginia Beach Convention Center following the parade to honor our veterans.  VB Oceanfront at 19th St. 757-467-9017  www.virginia.org
Coastal Virginia Auto Show
11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018
One of the largest on the East Coast. Classics, customs, antique, trucks, motorcycles, and bicycles. Family-friendly event with celebrity appearances, displays, demos, children's area and more. Admission. Sat. 10am-8pm and Sun. 10am-6pm.  VB Convention Center. 757-222-2932  www.cvautoshow.com
Grand Illumination Parade
11/17/2018
Festive floats, marching bands, giant balloons, dancers, and Santa himself. Free and open to the public. 7pm.   Downtown Norfolk. 757-623-1757  www.holidaysinthecity.net
Holiday Open House & Craft Show
11/17/2018
Santa arrives at 10am. Craft show, live music, and food trucks. Learn how to carve a turkey at 11am. Stop by to make a Christmas card for a veteran or active duty serviceperson. 10am-4pm.   VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
Santa's Stocking Craft Bazaar
11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018
Featuring over 100 different craft vendors. Handmade items, stocking stuffers and fine works of art. Holiday photos with Santa. Sat. 9am-5pm, Sun. 10am-4pm.  Kempsville Recreation Center, VB. 757-385-2990  www.vbgov.com
Holiday Lights at the Beach
On-Going Event: 11/22/2018 - 12/30/2018
Drive through holiday lights on the Virginia Beach boardwalk. Animated nautical and holiday-themed light displays beside the ocean. Sun.-Thurs. 5:30-10pm, Fri. & Sat. 5:30-11pm.   VB Oceanfront, 2nd St. & the Boardwalk. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Turkey Trot 10k
11/22/2018
Race begins 8:15am.  Mt. Trashmore, VB.   www.tidewaterstriders.com
Planes, Trains & Santa
11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018
Layouts on display of model trains. Santa will fly in each day with a meet-and-greet for children of all ages at 11am. Admission for adults, children 12 and under free.  Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
Virginia Beach Christmas Market
11/23/2018 - 11/25/2018
Fine arts, pottery, jewelry, stained glass, wood, toys, photography, fiber arts, Christmas collectibles and more. Fri. & Sat. 10am-6pm; Sun. 10am-5pm. Pictures with Santa 11am-3pm. Admission fee. Free parking.  VB Convention Center. 757-417-7771  www.emgshows.com
Holiday Parade at the Beach
12/1/2018
Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more. Fun for all ages! 5:30pm.   VB Oceanfront,15th-25th Sts. 757-333-0921  www.liveonatlantic.com
Holiday Yule Log Bonfire & Holiday Marketplace
12/1/2018
Unique and local crafters, a massive yule log bonfire, and Christmas caroling. Hot chocolate, ciders, beer, wine, and holiday treats are available for purchase. A visit from the big man himself, Santa Claus. 12-8pm.   Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk. 757-441-2345  www.festevents.org
Reindeer Trot 7k and Reindeer Rally 5k
12/1/2018
Benefitting the Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters. In-person registration. Rally 5k at 8am and Trot 7k at 9:30am. All participants receive t-shirts and finishing medals.   Mt. Trashmore, VB. 757-409-1913  www.roadrageevents.com
Children's Christmas Parade
12/8/2018
This parade will bring a twinkle to the eyes of the young and old alike. Parade begins 10am.  High St., Portsmouth. 757-393-8481  www.portsvaevents.com
Holiday Hangar Concert
12/8/2018
Listen to the sounds of symphonic artistry. Doors open at 5pm. Concert from 6-9pm.  Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org
Old Towne Holiday Music Festival
12/8/2018
Performances, children's activities, re-enactors in period attire, and strolling characters. 12-6pm.
  High St., Portsmouth. 757-393-8481  www.portsvaevents.com
Santa's Workshop & Craft Show
12/8/2018
Breakfast with Santa 9-11am and visit with Santa 12-3pm. Craft show 10am-4pm. Live music. Shop for the holidays!   VB Farmers Market. 757-385-4388  www.vbgov.com/farmersmarket
Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler
12/15/2018
All Santas will run through the oceanfront area and finish inside the Convention Center for a Rockin' holiday party. Race begins 4:30pm. Post-race party 5-8pm with live music, brews and food.   VB Convention Center. 757-412-1056  www.surfnsanta5miler.com
Last Night on the Town
12/31/2018
2pm. Bring the children to Pembroke Mall for family fun. Toast to the New Year at Town Center's Countdown Stage from 5pm-midnight. Dance to live entertainment by local bands. Laser light and fireworks show.  VB Town Center. 757-490-7810  www.cbda.net
Noon Year's Eve Bash: Countdown to Noon
12/31/2018
Great place for families to ring in the New Year. Countdown to 12 with a glittery ball drop and toast. Children's activities, photo booth, refreshments, and more. 11am-2pm.   Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Portsmouth. 757-393-8543  www.portsvaevents.com
Olde Towne Scottish Walk
12/31/2018
The walk is a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants, wishing good luck and prosperity in the coming year. Join the procession led by bagpipe and drums. 3:30pm.  Queen & Washington Sts., Portsmouth. 757-650-3052  www.portsvaevents.com
Valentine's Hangar Dance
2/9/2019
Come dressed in your 1940s attire and dance with your sweetie to the Big Band sounds of the 1940s. 6-10pm.  Military Aviation Museum, VB. 757-721-7767  www.militaryaviationmuseum.org

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