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Holiday Lights on the Beach

November 16, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - January 1, 2024 @ 10:00 pm

November 17, 2023 – December 31, 2023

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Special Events
Bike Night Preview: Thursday, November 16
Food Lion Feeds Night: Sunday, December 10
Bike Night Finale: Monday, January 1

The tradition returns to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront with all new displays, two additional blocks of lights, and a new 600 ft. LED tunnel.

Jumping fish, musical crabs, and jolly elves dance in lights against the backdrop of the moonlit Atlantic Ocean. Highlighted by a Surfing Santa, color-changing archways, light fixtures that pay tribute to the region’s Armed Forces community, and a 40-foot dancing-light Christmas tree, the 2023 BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach, presented by Food Lion, offers wondrous fun for the entire family.

The 2023 BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach, presented by Food Lion, will again utilize timed entry to minimize wait times. Guests must purchase tickets in advance for a specific day and time, available at beacheventsvb.com.

In the spirit of the season, join Food Lion on Sunday, December 10 for a special Food Lion Feeds night. Since 2001, the Food Lion Feeds Charitable Foundation has supported programs and events that focus on alleviating food insecurity in the towns and cities where they operate through the donation of product or Food Lion gift Cards. On Sunday, December 10, Food Lion Feeds will collect donations of non-perishable food and money with proceeds benefiting Southeastern Virginia and Eastern Shore Food Banks. The suggested donation is a minimum of 5 non-perishable food items or $10.

Families are encouraged to enjoy everything the Virginia Beach Resort has to offer. Pair BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach, presented by Food Lion with one of the many fine restaurants or exciting attractions at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for a truly unforgettable night. For more information, visit https://www.visitvirginiabeach.com.

Know Before You Go:

  • Advanced purchase is required for BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights at the Beach, presented by Food Lion. Tickets are only valid for the selected date and time slot.
  • Tickets are available at beachevents.com
  • Tickets are subject to availability
  • Tickets a non-refundable
  • Vehicle queue begins on Atlantic Avenue at 21st Street and proceeds South towards Rudee Loop. Follow all event and traffic signs to the entrance of the light show
  • All vehicles must observe traffic regulations posted on Atlantic Avenue and on the Boardwalk
  • Pedestrians are prohibited on the Boardwalk while the show is in progress each night
  • Passengers must remain in their vehicles at all times
  • Vehicles are prohibited from stopping or parking on the Boardwalk
  • BayPort Credit Union Holiday Lights on the Beach, presented by Food Lion is held rain or shine. The Show may be suspended or postponed due to severe weather or in case of a forcast of severe weather. Following beacheventsvb or Live! on Atlantic on Facebook, @beacheventsvb on Instagram, @beacheventsvb on Twitter, or navigate to https://www.beacheventsvb.com for weather updates
  • For more information on visiting the Virginia Beach Resort, visit https://www.visitvirginiabeach.com.


November 16, 2023 @ 5:30 pm
January 1 @ 10:00 pm