Holiday Parade at the Beach

Atlantic Avenue from 15th-25th Streets

Holiday Parade at the Beach came alive with almost 90 parade units making their way down Atlantic Avenue in a joyous celebration of the holiday season. Giant balloons, marching bands, lighted floats, equestrian units, fire trucks, performing dance groups, motorcycles, and more joined forces to present a dazzling and entertaining night of fun for all […]

Holiday Lights at the Beach

2nd Street & Boardwalk

The tradition returns to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront with all new displays, two additional blocks of lights, and a new 600 ft. LED tunnel. Jumping fish, musical crabs, and jolly elves dance in lights against the backdrop of the moonlit Atlantic Ocean. Highlighted by a Surfing Santa, color-changing archways, light fixtures that pay tribute to […]

Snowglobe Spectacular at Town Center

Step into a Christmas wonderland at Snowglobe Spectacular in Virginia Beach Town Center – a dazzling display of life-sized snow globes. The event will also feature live music, holiday characters and a special North Pole snow globe where little ones can meet Santa himself!

Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler

Virginia Beach Oceanfront

The 2023 BayPort Credit Union Surf N Santa 5 Miler presented by Bon Secours is back with a brand new theme plus the same favorite traditions.  This evening run allows you to experience the magic of the Holidays.  Run through the holiday lights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk before you celebrate your run at our post-race party.