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3 Reasons to Attend the Neptune Festival

The iconic Neptune Festival marks its 45th year this September 28th - 30th. Named as one of the top 100 events in North America, the Neptune Festival is a Virginia Beach event that shouldn’t be missed! Join othersat the Virginia Beach Boardwalk for a weekend of live music, food, and art. And while you may not have time to do and see it all, read here for our top three reasons to attend the Neptune Festival.

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FREE music all weekend

For three full days, spectators can hop from stage to stage listening to live music that fills the boardwalk. With local and national talents, such as the Gin Blossoms, there is a something for everyone to enjoy.Jam out to local and national talents as they fill the streets with music from different stages located at 17th, 24th, and 31st along the Boardwalk.

For a full music schedule, visit Neptune Festival’s website.

International Sand Sculpting Championship

Watch assand sculptors from around the world compete for the top prize at the International Sand Sculpting Championship. Between 4th and 10th Streets, along the oceanfront, this highly anticipated event draws in spectators wanting to catch a glimpse at this unique artform. See grains of sand form into larger-than-life sand sculptures, leaving you to wonder; how do they do it? So, bring the entire family for a day of fun in the sun and the sand.

Neptune Art and Craft Show

Named, by Sunshine Artist Magazine, as the #22 of the top 200 fine art and design shows in the country in 2017, the Neptune Art and Craft Show is a true feast for the eyes! Take the time and stroll the rows of tents that line the boardwalk and discover what piece of art speaks to you. Featuring over 250 artisans offering everything from handcrafted pieces, photography, sculptures to paintings and glass-work.

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