UPDATE 9/28:  The Parade has been cancelled due to impending weather.  "It is with heavy hearts that we are forced to cancel our 48th Annual Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend activities planned for September 30 – October 2, 2022. Due to the forecasted hazardous wind and rain conditions for this weekend, we are unable to guarantee a safe environment for setup and execution of our planned events," said Emma Applebach, Volunteer and Parade Coordinator for the Virginia Beach Neptune Festival.  

On October 1, Out of the Box host Paul Shugrue will emcee the Neptune Festival Grand Parade in Virginia Beach.

Saturday, October 1, 2022
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
16th - 32nd Streets on Atlantic Avenue

On October 1, Out of the Box host Paul Shugrue will emcee the Neptune Festival Grand Parade in Virginia Beach. This festival is always a great time with music, vendors and a sand sculpting competition. We’ll have a fun surprise located in our assigned festival spot, so stop by and say hello!

Join us on this 16-block parade route to cheer on your favorites. Many of the floats will have beads and other fun giveaways for the crowd.

This event is free and open to the public, and will take place RAIN OR SHINE!

Learn more at the Neptune Festival website.