Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel -Events International Sandsculpting Championship

International Sandsculpting Championship

International Sandsculpting Championship – Virginia Beach
Sep 27 – Oct 6

6th-8th Streets, Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Come see 32 of the world’s most talented sculptors in Virginia Beach creating incredible works of art for our viewing pleasure.

How else can one describe this event any other way than with an experience? With a world-class venue, talent, and prize purse, Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship has distinguished itself as a premier event unlike any other. From the gallery feel and extended viewing hours, your sandsculpting fill can be quelled with a single visit.

It’s been the signature event of the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival since its inception, and has grown to the most prestigious event of its kind in the nation. With an international field of sculptors representing 11 countries from around the world, watch the professionals turn grains of sand into works of art in just 3 days!

LAND OF SAND TENT HOURS

Friday, 9/27: 9 am – 11 pm

Saturday, 9/28: 9 am – 11 pm

Sunday, 9/29: 9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Wednesday: 9/30 – 10/2: 10 am – 6 pm

Thursday, 10/3: 10am – 8pm (City Employee Appreciation Day)

Friday – Sunday, 10/4 – 10/6: 10am – 6pm

Admission: $5 per person. 12 and under is free while accompanied by adult.

Tent is wheelchair and stroller accessible. NO ANIMALS allowed in the tent.

Entrance to the tent is located at 7th Street

event details:https://www.neptunefestival.com/events/international-sand-sculpting-championship


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend features daily concerts, an Art & Craft Show on the boardwalk, the family fun zone, and the world-renowned international sculptors at Neptune's International Sandsculpting Championship.

Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend

Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend:
Sep 27 – 29

Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend features daily concerts at festival stages scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature 27 performances from local, regional, and national recording artists. On the boardwalk, you can find over 250 artisans displaying handmade work, at an Art & Craft Show that has been ranked #5 out of 200 Fine Art and Design Shows across the country. Keep walking to find 22 magnificent sand sculptures created by world-renowned international sculptors at Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship. Other weekend events include Neptune’s 8k Race, Grand Parade, Volleyball Tournament, Atlantic Regatta, Youth Art Show, and more!

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Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel Special | Air Show

The Oceana Air Show

The Oceana Air Show

Sep 21-22

Come enjoy the country’s best aviation performances and displays at the 2019 NAS Oceana Air Show Saturday and Sunday, September 21-22. The men and women of Naval Air Station Oceana are excited to open their base to the public to present the best civilian and military performers.

Performers include the USAF Thunderbirds, Skip Stewart and the GEICO Skytypers Air Show Team. The event will also feature the return of SHOCKWAVE, the jet-powered Peterbilt truck that spews smoke and thunder. event details


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel Special : Oktoberfest in Virginia Beach

Oktoberfest in Virginia Beach

Wasserhund Oktoberfest 2019: Sep 21 

Enjoy local brewers, Wasserhund Brewing, for the 4th Annual Wasserhund Oktoberfest, the biggest German beer festival in Coastal Virginia, at Hunt Club Farm. Featuring over 30 local and regional breweries, traditional German food, live music, and a fun, festival atmosphere, this one of the best ways to kick off the fall season. Portion of proceeds will be donated to The Noblemen to support local charities.

events details: https://wasserhundbrewing.com


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel Special : Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival

Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival

Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival:

Sep 14 & 15 on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Taste from over 70 wines by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Enjoy delicious wine, food, and live entertainment on the boardwalk.Each tasting ticket includes a commemorative wine glass and tastings throughout the event. You must purchase a ticket to enter the event.

PARTICIPATING WINERIES:

  • AmRhein’s Wine Cellars
  • Bold Rock Hard Cider
  • Bright Meadows Farm
  • Byrd Cellars Vineyard & Winery
  • Castle Glen Estates Winery
  • Castle Gruen Vineyards & Winery
  • Cobbler Mountain Cider
  • Haley’s Honey Meadery
  • Lake Anna Winery
  • Mattaponi Winery
  • Mermaid Winery
  • Pearmund Cellars
  • Prince Michel Vineyard & Winery
  • Rebec Vineyards
  • Saude Creek Vineyard
  • Vintner’s Cellar

FOOD TRUCKS: The Boardroom | Capt’n Crabby

event details: https://www.neptunefestival.com/events/fall-wine-festival


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel -Special - Events

September Events in Virginia Beach

September is one of the best times of the year for the beach. From wine tasting to marathons, festivals and beautiful beach days, there are so many entertaining events happening on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. 

 

Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival: Sep 14 & 15

Taste from over 70 wines by Virginia’s leading vineyards. Enjoy delicious wine, food, and live entertainment on the boardwalk.

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Wasserhund Oktoberfest 2019: Sep 21

Enjoy local brewers, Wasserhund Brewing, for the 4th Annual Wasserhund Oktoberfest, the biggest German beer festival in Coastal Virginia, at Hunt Club Farm. Featuring over 30 local and regional breweries, traditional German food, live music, and a fun, festival atmosphere, this one of the best ways to kick off the fall season. events details

 

Neptune Festival  Boardwalk Weekend :Sep 27 – 29

The Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend features daily concerts at festival stages are scattered along 32 blocks of the boardwalk and feature 27 performances from local, regional, and national recording artists. On the boardwalk, you can find over 250 artisans displaying handmade work, at an Art & Craft Show that has been ranked #5 out of 200 Fine Art and Design Shows across the country. Keep walking to find 22 magnificent sand sculptures created by world-renowned international sculptors at Neptune’s International Sandsculpting Championship. Other weekend events include Neptune’s 8k Race, Grand Parade, Volleyball Tournament, Atlantic Regatta, Youth Art Show, and more! See below for information on all Boardwalk Weekend events.

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International Sand Sculpting Championship: Sep 27 – Oct 4

Sculptors from around the world come together to compete for the Neptune Championship – one of the most distinctive events of its kind in the world! With 32 of the world’s most talented sculptors,  representing 11 different countries, you’ll be blown away by the masterpieces they can create in just 3 days!

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Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel -Special - Events Labor Day

Perfect Weather For Labor Day Weekend! Great Music & Events!

Come out and join us for a great weekend of live music and entertainment on the oceanfront:)

🏃‍♀️2019 Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon: Aug 28 – Sep 1.
🎸American Music Fest: Aug 30 – Sep 1.

 


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel -Labor Day Weekend in Virginia Beach

Labor Day Weekend In Virginia Beach

Labor Day Weekend in Virginia Beach features one of the biggest music festivals on the east coast – the American Music Festival & the 2019 Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon. Come out for the races and amazing music events on the oceanfront!

🎸American Music Fest: Aug 30 – Sep 1 

The American Music Festival is one of the largest outdoor music events on the East Coast featuring national, regional, and local acts playing on a gigantic stage erected on the beach at 5th Street, as well as stages in all the parks along the boardwalk. Just about every music genre is included, proving that there truly is “something for everyone.”

🎸2019 Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon: Aug 28 – Sep 1

 Celebrate the 19th anniversary of the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Virginia Beach! Grab your pals and sign up for 13.1 miles or a 5K – and don’t forget the dash along the beach in our Mile on the Sand. Take the Remix Challenge and run Saturday and Sunday to earn extra bling.

MUSIC SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, AUG 29

31st Street Stage

  • 7:30 PM – Camper Van Beethoven
  • 9:15 PM – Cracker

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30

 5th Street Stage

  • 6:30 PM – Tenille Arts
  • 7:30 PM – William Michael Morgan
  • 9:15 PM – Lee Brice

17th Street Stage

  •   7:30 PM – The Fuzz Band

24th Street Stage

  •  3:30 PM – Bobby “Blackhat” Walters
  •  5:30 PM – TBA
  •  7:30 PM – Fox and the Bear
  •  9:15 PM – Larkin Poe

31st Street Stage

  •  7:30 PM – TBA

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31

5th Street Stage

  • 6:30 PM – Buddha Council
  • 7:30 PM – Moon Taxi
  • 9:15 PM – 311

17th Street Stage

  • 7:30 PM – Roebuck
  • 9:15 PM – Blind Boys of Alabama

24th Street Stage

  •  3:30 PM – mOcean
  •  5:30 PM – Paper Aliens
  • 7:30 PM – TBA

31st Street Stage

  • 7:30 PM – Freedom Hawk

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1

5th Street Stage

  • 6:30 PM – The Chong Band
  • 7:30 PM – Dashboard Confessional
  • 9:15 PM – Live

17th Street Stage

  • 7:30 PM – Brasswind

24th Street Stage

  •  3:30 PM – Runnin Shine
  •  5:30 PM – Backwoods Company
  • 7:30 PM – Revelry
  • 9:15 PM – Parmalee

31st Street Stage

  • 7:30 PM – Anthony Rosano and the Conqueroos

Monday, September 2

31st Street Stage

3:00 PM – Turncoat Syndicate

31st Street Stage

4:00 PM – Vertical Horizon


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

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Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party 2019

The 2019 Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party is coming August 23 & 24 on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront! The festival features free concerts, great food, and arts & crafts on the beach. 

The musical lineup is amazing! National recording artists, funk and disco era bands will be performing live concerts on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at 24th Street.

Event Schedule for The 2019 Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party:

Friday, August 23

4:30 pm: Preferred Viewing Box Office Opens

4:30 pm: Preferred Viewing Gate Opens to the beach concert stage

6:30 pm: DJ HeartAttack performs on the beach concert stage

8:00 pm: Midnight Star performs on the beach concert stage

9:45 pm: Zapp performs on the beach concert stage

 

Saturday, August 24

4:00 pm: Preferred Viewing Box Office Opens

4:00 pm: Preferred Viewing Gate Opens to the beach concert stage.

6:00 pm: DJ HeartAttack performs on the beach concert stage

6:45 pm: FunkFest Premier Showcase performs on the beach concert stage

8:00 pm: Klymaxx featuring Joyce Irby performs on the beach concert stage

9:45 pm: Ohio Players perform on the beach concert stage

Schedule subject to change.

 

TICKET INFO

General admission to the beach concert stage is free and everyone is welcome. A Preferred Viewing ticket option with Beach access closer to the stage is available.


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!

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Upcoming Events: East Coast Surfing Championships, Music Festivals, Craft Beer Festival

This week features the East Coast Surfing Championships week-long festival that has evolved into a multifaceted beach sports and entertainment festival with many visitor-friendly attractions. In addition, you can enjoy many great live music events this week including the Symphony By The Sea Concert Series. This weekend kicks off the annual Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party! The festival features free concerts, great food, and arts & crafts on the beach, boardwalk, and park at 24th Street. Beer lovers will love the Neptune Coastal Craft Beer Festival featuring over 30 local & regional craft breweries! 

🏄East Coast Surfing Championships: August 18-25.

🎶Symphony By The Sea Concert Series- Symphonicity: August 22.

🎸Va Beach FunkFest Beach Party: August 23-24.

🍻Neptune Coastal Craft Beer Festival – Aug 24


Stay with us at Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach – North Beach. Our Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel is located on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and features 238 oceanfront rooms and suites, each with private balconies or patios and thoughtful resort-style amenities. Relax on the beach, soak up rays by our gorgeous lagoon-style outdoor and indoor pools, and let the kids play at Splash Kamp. Kids eat free at our Virginia Beach family resort! Savor fresh seafood and Italian fare on the Virginia Beach oceanfront at our three on-property restaurants. Enjoy access to the best  attractions and things to do in Virginia Beach, minutes away from our centrally-located hotel on the famed Boardwalk!