East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC)

August 19-26

Between 1st & 5th Street @ Oceanfront 


Vets Fundraiser

August 22, 5-11 PM

Brick Anchor Brew-House 


Party on the Pier

August 23, 5:30-8 PM



Cocktails & Conversations — Cheetahs 

August 23, 6 PM

Virginia Zoo 


Virginia Beach FunkFest

Featuring SOS Band, Slave & Bar-Kays

August 24-25

On the Beach @ 14th Street 


36th Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival

August 24-25

Town Point Park 


Neptune’s 4th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival

August 25, 1-6 PM

31st Street Park @ Oceanfront 


48th Annual Seawall Art Show

August 25-26

Olde Towne Portsmouth/High Street 


American Music Festival

Featuring ZZ Top, Goo Goo Dolls, Ziggy Marley & Soja

August 31 through Sept. 2

Virginia Beach Oceanfront 


David Everett’s 8th Annual Farm to Table Dinner

September 7, 6:30-9:30 PM

Merchants Square/Williamsburg 


7 Cities Blues Festival

September 8

Union Bank & Trust Pavilion


10th Annual Opera in the Park

September 8, 6 PM

Town Point Park 


Legalize Virginia Fest

September 10-14

O’Connor Brewing Company 


6th Annual 757 Battle of the Beers

September 15

Camp Pendleton 


10th Annual Dogs Gone Swimming

September 15

Norfolk Fitness & Wellness Center 


Commonwealth Coastal Classic

September 15

Town Point Park 


Dragon Boat Race

September 15

Nauticus Pier


Neptune Festival’s 22nd Annual Fall Wine Festival

September 15-16, Noon to 5 PM

31st Street Park @ Oceanfront 


3rd Annual Hermitage Handmade Festival

September 16

Hermitage Museum & Gardens 


Performing Arts

American Theatre

Project 1619 African Diaspora Film Festival, August 24-25 

Chrysler Hall

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince, September 11

Bill Burr, September 14 

Harrison Opera House

George Wallace & Friends, September 8  

Little Theater of Virginia Beach

“You Can’t Take it With You,” September 14 through October 7  

Sandler Center

Rodney Carrington, August 19

Jazz Series: Music of Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Webb, Jackson Browne & JD Souther, Sept. 6 

Virginia Stage Company

“Always, Patsy Cline,” September 12-30

Wells Theatre  

Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Symphony by the Sea, Sept. 6, 31st Street Park @ Oceanfront 

Faith: Music of George Michael, September 14, Ferguson Center 

Faith: Music of George Michael, September 15, Chrysler Hall