Festivals & Events

Virginia Honey Bee Festival

August 20, 10 AM – 4 PM

Norfolk Botanical Garden 


ViBe Mural Festival

August 19-28

ViBe Creative District/Virginia Beach 


60th Annual East Coast Surfing Championship

August 21-28

1st Street Jetty @ Oceanfront


Virginia Beach Funk Fest Beach Party

August 26-27

24th Street @ Oceanfront 


39th Annual Norfolk WaterfrontJazz Festival

August 26-27

Town Point Park 


7th Annual Coastal Craft Beer Festival

Presented by Neptune Festival

August 27, 1-6 PM

31st Street Park @ Oceanfront 


Sunflower Music Festival

August 28, Noon – 6:30 PM

Norfolk Botanical Garden 


Taste of Suffolk Downtown Street Festival

September 10, 11 AM – 5 PM  


25th Annual Fall Wine Festival

Presented by Neptune Festival

September10-11, Noon-5 PM

31st Street Park @ Oceanfront 


3rd Annual Local Brew Fest

Presented by Coastal Virginia Brewers Alliance

September 10, 1-5 PM, $45 in advance

Atlantic Union Bank Pavilion/Portsmouth

Check Facebook Page for details. 


Nashfest 757

September 17, Noon – 10 PM, Free

Town Point Park 


Hermitage Handmade Festival

September 17

Hermitage Museum & Gardens 


Wasserhund Oktoberfest

September 17

Summit Pointe/Chesapeake 



September 17-October 1

Elation Brewing 


Performing Arts

Chrysler Hall

“Wicked,” September 14-25 


Feldman Chamber Music Society

Los Angeles Piano Trio, September 19, Chrysler Museum’s Kaufman Theater 


Ferguson Center

Johnny Mathis, September 9 


Harrison Opera House

War On the Catwalk, August 16

Black Jacket Symphony, “Van Halen’s 1984,” September 9 


Hurrah Players

“Big Dreams & Ice Cream,” August 20-12, Hugh Copeland Center 


Miller Jazz Series

After Bebop, August 18, Sandler Center 


Scope Arena 

Kevin Hart, August 21 


Virginia Chorale

“Tudor Treasures,” Sept. 17, Galilee Episcopal Church, VA Beach

“Tudor Treasures,” Sept. 18,  St. Paul Catholic Church, Portsmouth 


Visual Art Museums & Galleries

The Artists Gallery @ Virginia Beach Arts Center

“Endangered,” Through August 28 


Virginia MOCA

“Maya Lin: A Study of Water,” Through September 4

“Open (C)all 2022,” Through September 4 


Hermitage Museum & Gardens

“Roberto Lugo: Pottery with Purpose,” Through October 


Chrysler Museum of Art

“MC Escher: Infinite Variations,” Through August 28

“Lasting Impressions: Prints from the Collection of David & Susan Goode,” Through November 6

“To See a World in a Grain of Sand,” Through January 22 


Muscarelle Museum of Art

“The Human Frame: Prints by Leonard Baskin,” Through September 25 


Charles Taylor Arts Center

“Artists Who Teach,” Through August 27

“Virginia Artists,” September 17 through Nov. 12 


Gordon Galleries at ODU

“ALLiGATER HELLHOUND: Works from the Permanent Collection of Baron and Ellin Gordon,” Aug. 30 – Dec. 17.

“DesignHer: Works by Contemporary Women Graphic Designers,” Aug. 30 – Nov. 12

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