Best time to visit Virginia Beach, VA

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4 THINGS TO DO IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (DECEMBER 02 - DECEMBER 11)

Christmas Lights across Virginia

Christmas Lights across Virginia

early November–early January • event

Shimmering lights on the water, in parks, and in the tunnel

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

December–March • nature

The favorite winter entertainment for nature lovers

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

April–December • food

The most famous seafood of the Northeast

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

late November–mid-December • event

Best seasonal foods, fine arts, and jewelry at Virginia's holiday fairs

14 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

FunkFest Festival

FunkFest Festival

out of rangeSeptember 26–27, 2020 (virtual) • event

The greatest party of the year at Virginia's oceanfront

NAS Oceana Air Show

NAS Oceana Air Show

out of rangeSeptember 18–19, 2021 • event

One of the best air shows in the United States

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

out of rangeNovember 12–14, 2021 • event

The largest car show in the Mid-Atlantic region

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

unconfirmedlate September 2021 • event

One of the most popular events on the East Coast

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

out of rangeJanuary 31–February 6, 2021 • event

A premiere annual dining event in Virginia

BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach

BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach

out of rangeNovember 13, 2020–January 3, 2021 • event

Enjoy a Christmassy ride along Virginia Beach Boardwalk against the moonlit Atlantic

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

out of rangeJune 4–6, 2021 • event

Virginia Beach kicks off the summer season and salutes the troops

4th of July

4th of July

out of rangemost 2020 events are canceled/ unconfirmed • event

Celebrate America in one of Virginia's plentiful historical sites

Christmas Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden

Christmas Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden

out of rangeNovember 13, 2020–January 2, 2021 • event

One of the most impressive light displays on the East Coast

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

unconfirmedmid-August 2021 • event

A good chance to get a tattoo from a well-known artist

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

unconfirmedMay 2022 • event

A kick-off party for the beach season in Virginia

Dolphin Watching in Virginia Beach

Dolphin Watching in Virginia Beach

out of rangelate May–early September • nature

A playful pair or the whole pod of dolphins—a happy encounter is guaranteed

Virginia Beach Labor Day Weekend

Virginia Beach Labor Day Weekend

out of rangeSeptember 3–6, 2021 • event

Beach getaway with lots of live music, delicious food, and entertainment

New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve

out of rangeDecember 31 • event

Say goodbye to the year that ends and ring in the New Year at the vibrant Virginia Beach

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