Something in the Water

Something in the Water

Something in the Water Virginia Beach

Something in the Water is Virginia Beach’s New Summertime Festival

Virginia Beach is a buzz year-round with events, festivals and activities. However, summer time is when the coastal city truly heats up. Throughout Virginia Beach, from the Oceanfront to inland, you can find happenings for every interest. The newest event to hit Virginia Beach is Something in the Water, a weekend music and entertainment festival.

About Something in the Water

Something in the Water is the brainchild of rapper, song writer and producer Pharrell Williams. In addition to his musical accolades, Williams is also a Virginia Beach native who wanted to bring something exciting to his city. When Williams announced the Something in the Water music festival, the event quickly garnered both local and national attention.

In a statement, Williams said, “Virginia needs this right now and the world will see what we Virginians have known all along: there really is Something in the Water.”

Something in the Water Lineup

The three-day long festival taking place April 26–28, will feature musical performances, speakers, pop-up church service and more.

Something in the Water lineup

In early March, the Something in the Water lineup was released via social media. Headliners include: Migos, SZA, Janelle Monae, J Balvin, Lil Uzi Vert, Diplo, Travis Scott, Jaden Smith and many more. Virginia natives Missy Elliott, Pusha T, Dave Matthews Band, DRAM and Williams himself are also slated to perform.

Festival goers will be able to enjoy a range of musical artists from hip hop, R&B and rap to pop and electronic.

Click here to read about the Something in the Water lineup.

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In addition to the musical acts, Deepak Chopra, Virgil Abloh and Geoffrey Canada will also make appearances.

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Something in the Water Ticket Prices

Tickets for Something in the Water go on sale Friday, March 8. Those who purchase in advance can take advantage of the early bird prices. Ticket prices will increase after the early bird sale to the Tier 2 prices.

3-Day General Admission

General admission includes access to the main performance line up, food and drink vendors and all general admission areas of the festival.

Early Bird: $150 | Tier 2: $175

3-Day VIP

VIP includes access to the dedicated viewing areas, VIP restrooms, merchandise, food and drink vendors and charging stations.

Early Bird: $450 | Tier 2: $500

Something in the Water Pharrell Williams

More Information about Something in the Water

Something in the Water festival will be held at the 51st Street Stage at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

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With the festival’s Oceanfront location, festival-goers will be close to a number of Virginia Beach’s most popular attractions, restaurants, shops and more, including the Virginia Beach Boardwalk.

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