Festivals and Events. For exact festival dates, contact the local visitors bureaus here

Map Call Festival/Event City Founded Rate Range Festival Month
North American Sand Soccer Championships Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1994 Free Jun
Seawall Art Show Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Portsmouth 1971 Free Aug
Isle of Wight County Fair Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Isle Of Wight County 1994 $$$ Sep
Umoja Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Portsmouth 1991 Free May
Norfolk Harborfest Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1977 Free Jun
Shamrock Race Weekend Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1972 $$$ Mar
Virginia International Tattoo Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1997 $$-$$$ Apr
Virginia Arts Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1997 $$-$$$ Apr-May
East Coast Surfing Championships Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1961 $$$ Aug
Hampton Cup Regatta Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton 1926 Free Aug
American Music Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1994 $$$ Aug
Pony Penning & Carnival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chincoteague Island 1925 Free Jul
Chesapeake Jubilee Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chesapeake 1983 $-$$ May
Hampton Jazz Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton 1968 $$$ Jun
Bayou Boogaloo & Cajun Food Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1989 $ Jun
Easter Decoy Show & Art Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chincoteague Island 1979 $ Apr
Virginia Beach Department of Parks & Recreation Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1607 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Storytelling in the Park Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton 2000 Free Jun-Jul
Norfolk NATO Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1953 Free-$$$ Apr
Holiday Parade at the Beach Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1995 Free Dec
Oyster Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chincoteague Island 1972 $$$ Oct
Chesapeake Wine Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chesapeake 2011 $$$ Oct
Virginia Beach Neptune Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach 1974 Free Sep
Suffolk Peanut Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Suffolk 1978 Free Oct
Santa's Attic Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton Free Dec
Blackbeard Pirate Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton 2000 Free-$$$ May-Jun
Holidays in the City Grand Illumination Parade Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1985 Free Nov-Dec
Chincoteague Seafood Festival Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Chincoteague Island 1969 $$$ May
100 Miles of Lights Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1998 Varies Nov-Jan
Cock Island Race Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Portsmouth 1988 Free Jun
Holly Days Parade Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Hampton 1990 Free Dec
Norfolk Festevents, Ltd Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Norfolk 1982 Varies Jan-Dec IFEA
Whale Watching Boat Trips Hampton Roads & Eastern Shore VA; Outer Banks NC Virginia Beach $$$ Jan-Mar
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