Join us for a celebration of the Game of Kings! The City of Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads Chess Association present the 4th Annual Virginia Beach National Chess Day, Saturday, October 7th, from 8 AM to 6 PM, at the Fountain Plaza in Town Center. Free Chess Lessons will be offered throughout the day for those who wish to learn how to play. National Masters will be on hand for a take-all-comers Blitz challenge throughout the day. Players can enjoy a game of chess on our giant chess set or explore chess variations such as four-way chess, Plunder chess, the all new Equalizer Dice chess,
Town Center of Virginia Beach hosts the annual Halloween Town & Treat, with activities for families at Fountain Plaza!
Dress up in your finest Halloween attire and participate in family-friendly games, crafts, and other fun activities like arts & crafts, balloon art, pumpkin decorating, and more! Please note: activities and arts & crafts are offered while supplies last.
Visit Candy Stations all around Town Center (while supplies last)!
The 11th Annual Virginia Beach FunkFest Beach Party is the hottest family reunion on the East Coast! Bring your best funky styles and your best funky friends to the Virginia Beach oceanfront at 24th Street for funk and disco era bands, great home cooked-style food and create some new memories that remind you of the good old days.
Chalk the Walk ARTsplosion takes over the Virginia Beach Boardwalk from 10:00am-5:00pm on Saturday, July 11, 2020, as artists and “wanna-be artists” gather to turn the boardwalk into an impromptu canvas of color!
The theme for this year's Chalk the Walk is "A Whole New World." Ideas to guide artists include:
SANDSTOCK-A TRIBUTE TO ROCK & ROLL CANCELED FOR 2020
Will Return in 2021
Sandstock-A Tribute To Rock & Roll, scheduled for June 26-28, 2020 on the Beach and Boardwalk at 24th Street, has been canceled due to Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Executive Order 65 prohibiting large events and directing individuals that it is safer at home in response to COVID-19. Sandstock enthusiasts can look forward to the popular event’s return in 2021.
Virginia Arts Festival’s Virginia International Pan Fest scheduled for May 8-9, 2020 will not take place as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please stay tuned at vafest.org for revised dates for a summer Virginia Arts Festival Steel Pan celebration.