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5 THINGS TO DO IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (NOVEMBER 30 - DECEMBER 09)

Christmas Lights across Virginia

Christmas Lights across Virginia

early November–early January • event

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

Christmas Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden

Christmas Lights at Norfolk Botanical Garden

unconfirmedNovember–January • event

Norfolk Botanical Gardens Christmas lights display is one of the most impressive light shows on the East Coast

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

Whale Watching in Virginia Beach

December–March • nature

The favorite winter entertainment for nature lovers

Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

late November–mid-December • event

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

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab

April–December • food

The most famous seafood of the Northeast

15 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

FunkFest Festival

FunkFest Festival

out of rangeAugust 25–26, 2023 • event

The greatest party of the year at Virginia's oceanfront

NAS Oceana Air Show

NAS Oceana Air Show

out of rangeSep 16, 2023 - Sep 17, 2023 • event

One of the best air shows in the United States

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

Coastal Virginia Auto Show

out of rangeNovember 17–19, 2023 • event

The largest car show in the Mid-Atlantic region

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

Virginia Beach Patriotic Festival

out of rangeMay 24-26, 2024 • event

Virginia Beach kicks off the summer season and salutes the troops

4th of July Events & Fireworks in Virginia Beach

4th of July Events & Fireworks in Virginia Beach

out of rangeJuly 4 • event

Check out free family-friendly celebrations on the beach and inland of the Resort City, as well as out of it

BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach

BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach

out of rangeNovember 16, 2023–January 1, 2024 • event

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

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

Virginia Beach Tattoo Festival

unconfirmedAugust 2023 • event

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

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

Neptune Festival Grand Parade

out of rangeSeptember 30, 2023 • event

One of the most popular events on the East Coast

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

Neptune Spring Wine + Food Festival

out of rangeMay 20, 2023 • event

A kick-off party for the beach season in Virginia

Hummingbirds

Hummingbirds

out of rangemid-April–October • nature

Ruby-throated and rufous hummingbirds can often be spotted in Virginia

Cherry Blossom

Cherry Blossom

out of rangelate March–early April • nature

Enjoy Virginia's breathtaking landscapes painted with cheerful pink and white blooms

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

Virginia Beach Restaurant Week

out of rangeJanuary 15 - January 21 • event

A premiere annual dining event in Virginia

Virginia Beach Labor Day Weekend

Virginia Beach Labor Day Weekend

out of rangeSeptember 1–3, 2023 • 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

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

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