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Beach Music Cruise-In

May 10, 2019 - May 12, 2019


Beach Music Cruise-In, combining bands on the beach and cars on the boardwalk, blends the best of the “oldies” with dancing under the stars in a jam-packed blast to the past!  On Friday-Sunday, May 10-12, settle into the sand as the top Beach Music bands from up and down the East Coast descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront in a nostalgic salute to the “good old days” of cool cars and hot tunes.  Stroll the boardwalk to view classic cars, hot rods, antiques, and more.

A three-day series of paid concerts is presented on a stage built right on the beach at 30th Street.  Evening concerts on Friday give way to a full day of entertainment on Saturday and more daytime concerts on Sunday.

The car show feature turns the boardwalk into a local version of “Route 66,” with cars and trucks from yesterday and today competing for trophies and Best in Show cash prizes.  There is a registration fee for entering vehicles in the car show.  Individuals from throughout the region will display their autos.  Hot rods, street machines, classic cars, and more will line the Virginia Beach boardwalk for several blocks, where thousands of car enthusiasts and families can view the vehicles in a beautiful beach setting.

The festival atmosphere is enhanced with beer and food served in tents on the sand alongside a sea of beach chairs and dancing couples!  Boardwalk sponsors and vendors overlook the beach, luring visitors from the boardwalk into the fun and sun at Beach Music Cruise-In!

Beach Music Cruise-In is the winner of the 2011 Industry Appreciation Award (“CAMMY”) from the Carolina Beach Music Association.

Admission prices for 2019 Beach Music Cruise-In:

Single-day general admission (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday): $10

3-day festival pass (Friday through Sunday): $15

Tickets will be available at the gate.

Entertainment Schedule (all performances are on the beach at 30th Street):

Friday, May 10

7:30pm-10:30pm, Band of Oz

Saturday, May 11

12:30pm-3:30pm, Main Event

4:00pm-7:00pm, Bill Deal’s Original Rhondels

7:45pm-10:30pm, Chairmen of the Board featuring Ken Knox

Sunday, May 12

Noon-3:00pm, The Embers featuring Craig Woolard

3:00pm-6:00pm, The Entertainers

Proceeds support the Virginia Legends Walk.


May 10, 2019
May 12, 2019
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30th st on the Beach
Atlantic Ave and 30th st
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
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