While there’s always the beautiful beaches to enjoy any day of the week, September is an especially great time of year for families and individuals alike to take in many of the planned events in the Virginia Beach area. With gorgeous ocean views and a relaxing city life, Virginia Beach is the perfect destination for those trying to get away in the early fall months. Check out these exciting upcoming events in the Virginia Beach area.
Blues at the Beach
Welcoming children and adults free of charge, Blues on the Beach is a blues festival in Virginia Beach running from September 5-6. Featuring famous blues musicians from across the country, Blues on the Beach showcases several artists over a two day concert in an outdoor venue. Artists such as Terry Garland, James Herman, and Billy Boy Arnold will perform and even offer free workshops to audiences.
18th Annual Neptune’s Fall Wine Festival
Located in Neptune’s Park, Virginia Beach, from September 6-7, 12-5pm, the older ones in the crowd can leave the kids at home to enjoy a relaxing evening out enjoying the many remarkable wines of Virginia. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $25 on Saturday and $30 on Sunday, and can also be purchased as a group for up to eight guests. Unwind with live music, great food, and of course the best wine in Virginia.
For those looking for a taste of Italian and Greek cultures, the Mediterranean Weekend, running from September 12-14, is a perfect step into the Mediterranean world. Children and parents alike are welcome to enjoy the best Italian and Greek food, experience music and cultural dance, and participate in fun activities such as grape stomping. Festival goers will have the opportunity to purchase different cultural souvenirs, allowing them to bring the Mediterranean home.
Challenging even the toughest athletes to an intense test of the mind and body, the Sandman Triathlon boasts an exacting 750 meter ocean swim, a 5k run, and a 14-mile bike ride. Now featuring a new route allowing for more participants, the event is expecting to draw plenty of competitors and spectators alike. On September 21st, competitors can come out to test their skills at 7:00am, and relax and enjoy the wonderful Virginia beaches at the post-race celebration.
International Sand-sculpting Championship
One of the most distinctive events in the entire region, the International Sandsculpting Championship, lasting an entire ten days (September 26-October 5), is guaranteed to be an incredibly interesting visit for anyone. Featuring artists and sculptors from around the globe, the creations are exhibited for viewing. Housed in a stunning venue and offering a cash prize for the best sculpture, the International Sandsculpting Championship is one of the most exciting events of the year.
Test Drive the Latest Lincolns
September is a great month to explore the new inventory at Cavalier Ford Lincoln and take a number of cars for a test drive! Showcasing the newest cars and an impressive inventory of certified pre-owned vehicles, Cavalier Ford Lincoln has the perfect vehicle for everyone, including the 2015 Lincoln MKZ, and the 2015 Lincoln MKC. Cavalier Ford prices itself with their dedicated sales and service teams to take care of any client needs. Come in for a test drive to find your new car for fall 2014.
In the upcoming fall months of beautiful weather, catch the last bits of warmth and fun in Virginia Beach with many activities for every member of the family. From wine tastings, triathlons, art exhibitions, competitions, and cultural festivals to test driving your favorite Lincolns, there’s always a lot to do!