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Neptune Festival


Currently, the following events of the festival are scheduled to continue:


  1. The festival's signature event, Neptune's International Sandsculpting Championship is currently underway and protected in a large 300' tent.  Judging will be Thursday and the Neptune's Land of Sand will be open, conditions permitting, beginning Friday morning at 9 am.  It will be open throughout the weekend and then daily through October 4th. Admissions is $5 per person with children 12 and under are free.

Weekend Hours:

    • Friday, 9 am - 11 pm
    • Saturday 9 am - 11 pm, Sunday, 9 am - 9 pm
    • Monday-Sunday, September 28-October 4, 10am-6pm daily


  1. Neptune's Art and Craft Show is moving to the Virginia Beach Convention Center (1000 19th Street, Virginia Beach, VA 23451). Over 240 artists from around the country are expected to participate. The show will be free and open to the public. King Neptune XVII and the royal court will be at the Art and Craft Show on Saturday, September 26 at 11 am. Commemorative T-shirts and Posters will be for sale here as well!

Show hours:

    • Friday 12 pm - 7 pm
    • Saturday 10am - 7 pm
    • Sunday, 10 am - 6pm


  1. Neptune Festival 8K Run will still take place with minor adjustments, and updates will be made as necessary


  1. THREE HEADLINING BANDS have been rescheduled to play at the Virginia Beach Convention Center on Saturday, September 26th, 5:00PM until 11:00PM. The following will be the only bands performing as part of the Festival activities:
    • 4:00pm - Doors Open
    • 5:00pm - Eric Lindell 
    • 7:30pm - The Marshall Tucker Band
    • 9:30pm - Dumpstaphunk
September 25, 2015
September 27, 2015
Virginia Beach Convention Center
Event Type:
Arts & Theater
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