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Parades, festivals, concerts, fireworks! There’s always something happening in the Town of Colonial Beach! See Town-sponsored events below.

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Current Weekend Events

To find out what’s happening this weekend and for things to do in and around Colonial Beach, visit our blog. Click here for weekend events.

67th Annual Potomac River Festival & Magic Midways Colonial Beach Family Days Carnival

June 8-10 and June 13-16 (Carnival only)
Parades, Vendors, Arts and Crafts, Games, Stage Shows, fireworks, etc.

Father’s Day Classic Car Show

June 17, 2018
Car show featuring cars, bikes and light trucks in competition for prizes.

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4th, 2018

2nd Annual BAMM (Beach Arts Music and Mentoring) Benefit Concert featuring Tommy Tutone

July 28, 2018, noon-5 pm

Held at Colonial Beach Community Center, Tommy “867-5309” Tutone headlines the benefit concert, also featuring Hard To Tell Band, C.B. Wy Trio, and The Beach Project. Food, beverages, silent auction, merchandise raffle, kid’s activities, and more. A portion of the proceeds to be donated to the Colonial Beach/Torrey Smith Rec Park project.

4th Annual Colonial Beach Water Fest

Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26
Inflatables, games, food and craft vendors, pirates, mermaids, and much more all happening on the Boardwalk.

52nd Annual Boardwalk Arts And Crafts Festival

Saturday & Sunday, September 1 & 2
Arts and Crafts vendors and Food Vendors line the Boardwalk for a fun-filled weekend.

Northern Neck Beach Music Festival

Saturday, September 22, 2018, noon to 8 pm

The Colonial Beach Community Foundation, with the Colonial Beach Chamber of Commerce, will host the first-ever Northern Neck Beach Music Festival, including shag dance lessons and a shag dance contest, on Town Hill. Headliners are legendary beach music artists, The Embers and The Rhondels. Tickets are $30 in advance, $40 at the gate on the day of the event. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

5th Annual Colonial Beach Bike Fest

Thursday-Sunday, October 11-14

Please go to the event website at for more information on this exciting event!

Fall Festival & Halloween Golf Cart Parade

Thursday, October 27, 2018
Food vendors, craft vendors, games and activities. Annual decorated Halloween Golf Cart Parade.

24th Annual Fall Rockfish Tournament

Friday-Sunday, November 9 – 11, 2018

Santa’s Wonderland & Winter Festival Parade

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Where to Stay

For weekenders or longer trips, enjoy some fun in the sun at Colonial Beach!

What to Do

Come explore our beaches, vibrant boardwalk with shops and attractions, or life by the water!

Where to Eat & Drink

 Check out our local eats, from our delicious food trucks to restaurants by the water!

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