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Top July 2024 Events in Virginia Beach

Mark Your Calendar for these July Events in Virginia Beach

By Chris Murphy

The month of July is full of fun and exciting events in Virginia Beach. Whether you’re searching for family-friendly events, food and drink events, live music or free festivals, you’ll have plenty of options to choose from. Here are our top five events happening in Virginia Beach during July.

Top July Events in Virginia Beach

July 4: Stars & Stripes Explosion

Celebrate the Fourth of July in Virginia Beach with a “star-spangled” salute to America. The Stars & Stripes Explosion begins with live music on multiple stages, from 17th to 31st Streets. The highlight of the evening is the spectacular firework display that will light up the sky. This event is free and open to the public.

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July 5: #FirstFriday Walking Tours

Every First Friday of the month at 6pm. Meet up at the LOVE sign on the corner of 18h Street and Cypress Avenue. Free parking on 18th Street. Bring your friends or pup to tour over 1 mile of art along 17th, 18th and 19th Streets and popping into businesses hosting featured artists events. Bundle up and bring your flashlight in the winter months!

This tour is free with support from the Virginia Beach Arts & Humanities Commission. Donations to the ViBe Creative District welcomed. Make plans to stay late for dinner and drinks at one of our #culinaryarts partners. Follow us on Facebook 

July 5-7: Totally Tribute Music Festival 2024
The Totally Tribute Music Fest is a grand celebration of the music brought to the world by some of your favorite artists and bands. This high-energy, part-serious, part-camp, but pure performance weekend of tribute bands guarantees something for everyone. Featured music genres range from classic rock to pop to country, so be prepared to experience the music of a lifetime by some of the greatest tribute performers from around the US!

July 11, 25: Neptune’s Symphony by the Sea Concert Series

Neptune Festival’s Symphony by the Sea Concert Series, makes its grand return in 2024 for the 13th Season of concerts! Located in 31st Street Park at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, all concerts are a FREE musical offering to residents and visitors. Guests are encouraged to arrive early, as the concerts are well-attended and will fill the park.

Want more Events?

CALENDAR: Check out our Virginia Beach Visitors Guide calendar of events to help plan your activities!
CALENDAR: Looking for events at the beach? View our This Week At The Beach Calendar showcasing all events at the oceanfront.

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