As the temperatures rise and the sun shines brighter, Virginia Beach comes alive with many exciting events and festivals in May. From music concerts and food festivals to art exhibits and outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, this coastal city is the perfect destination to make unforgettable memories and experience the best of Virginia Beach. So pack your bags, grab your sunscreen, and get ready to embark on a journey of fun and discovery with our top picks for May events and festivals in Virginia Beach.
Festival of Champions
One event you won’t want to miss this May in Virginia Beach is the Virginia Beach Festival of Champions. From May 11th to May 13th, Mount Trashmore Park will be transformed into a fierce battleground as members of the FCL: Firefighter Challenge League from around the country compete in the 2023 Southeast Firefighter Challenge Championship. Watch as these brave and skilled firefighters put their strength, agility, and endurance to the test on the LION® Arena of the Brave challenge course. But that’s not all – STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® will also be hosting two extreme lumberjack competitions on May 12th and 13th at the lakefront stage at Mount Trashmore Park as part of the Festival of Champions. Prepare to be amazed as these world-class lumberjacks showcase their incredible skills in chopping and sawing using razor-sharp axes and high-powered chainsaws. It’s sure to be a thrilling and unforgettable experience for all who attend. And even better? It’s free!
Mark Morris Dance Group: The Look of Love
Arts and culture enthusiasts, mark your calendars for May 13th, 2023, as the renowned Mark Morris Dance Group brings their latest performance, “The Look of Love,” to the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. Praised as “the most successful and influential choreographer alive” by The New York Times, Mark Morris has carved a reputation for blending diverse musical styles with captivating dance routines. In “The Look of Love,” Morris and his troupe will present their interpretation of the iconic music of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, featuring fan favorites such as “Alfie,” “I Say A Little Prayer,” “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again,” and many more. Joining Morris for this performance are pianist and composer Ethan Iverson and acclaimed designer and author Isaac Mizrahi, who created the costumes. This promises to be a magical evening of music, dance, and artistry that will captivate and inspire you.
Spring Wine Festival
Calling all wine lovers! Head down to the oceanfront on May 20th, 2023, as Neptune’s 18th Annual Spring Wine Festival returns to Virginia Beach! This event transforms 31’st Street Park into a tasting hub featuring over 70 wines from 8 countries, including France, Italy, Spain, and Australia. You’ll have the chance to sample a variety of blends and styles from around the world, with a commemorative wine glass included with each tasting ticket. In addition to the wine, you’ll also enjoy live music from two bands and delicious fare from two local food trucks. With the stunning backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, it’s the perfect setting to indulge your palate and discover new favorites. Don’t forget to stop by the Rosé tasting station to find your perfect pink drink for the summer. Whether you’re a seasoned wine connoisseur or just looking for a fun day out with friends, Neptune’s Annual Spring Wine Festival promises an afternoon of unforgettable tastings, music, and good company.
Experience Virginia Beach this May
With so much excitement in the city, it’s no surprise that Virginia Beach is quickly becoming a top destination for investors looking to purchase rental properties. The vibrant cultural scene, natural beauty, and abundant attractions make it an attractive location for renters and property owners. If you’re considering investing in property in Virginia Beach or already own residential or vacation rental property, you’ll need a reliable property management company to help manage your properties. That’s where PMI Virginia comes in.
With our expert property management services, you can sit back and enjoy all the fun Virginia Beach offers while we take care of everything else. Visit our website or call us today for a free rental analysis and start experiencing all the excitement and fun Virginia Beach offers while we take care of day-to-day management.