Things To Do in Virginia Beach





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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center - The aquarium in Virginia Beach is one of our nation's finest. It features over 700,000 gallons of aquariums, 300 hands-on exhibits and it even has its own stunning IMAX Theater. Its outdoor aviary and 1/3-mile nature trail help make it one of the most visited aquariums in the country, a must-see on your Virginia Beach vacation.

The Boardwalk - The 3-mile stretch of concrete that borders Virginia Beach's gorgeous sand is one of the most entertaining places in the area. Games, food and three oceanfront stages offering nightly entertainment make this an enjoyable way to spend the morning, the afternoon and the evening hours!

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Neptune Festival - The Neptune Festival offers everything from a world-class sandcastle competition to numerous athletic competitions and the famous Neptune Grand Parade. Over 275 artisans will line the boardwalk for the Neptune Art and Craft Show interspersed with a veritable smorgasbord of food vendors dishing out delectable delights guaranteed to please any palette.

East Coast Surfing Championships - The world's top professional surfers, and amateur surfers travel to Virginia Beach to "ride the curl" at the Oceanfront and compete for cash prizes. People also take part in skimboarding, volleyball, an oceanfront 5K run, a swimsuit competition and skateboarding. Live bands perform for free on an oceanfront stage throughout the weekend.

Boardwalk Art Show - The Boardwalk Art Show is one of the most anticipated events of the season. Featuring fine art, great shopping, and live entertainment, it's an event you won't want to miss! It is ranked as one of the top 15 fine art shows in the country by Sunshine Artist Magazine. This four-day festival features fine art, great shopping, and live entertainment for the entire family.

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Otani - The smell of fresh seafood and steaks fill the air and you hear the gentle tapping of spatulas and knives as our team of expert Teppanyaki chefs cook and entertain at the Hibachi grills. After your order is taken your personal chef prepares a feast of chicken, steak or seafood as he entertains you with his amazing knife and spatula skills with a mix of comedy.

Jake's Smokehouse Bar-B-Que - There’s no cookin’ like slow cookin' at Jake’s. Great barbecue comes from hours of slow cooking over a real hardwood fire which creates that unique mouth watering flavor. Come and taste for yourself why people from all over the Hampton Roads area rave about the great barbeque at Jake's.

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