Events in Colonial Beach

Featured Events

Northern Neck Beach Music Festival

Saturday, September 10, 2022
Noon – 8:30 pm

Enjoy an afternoon of fun music, food, beverages and dancing in the sand at the 4th Annual Northern Neck Beach Music Festival located in the Historic Beach Community of Colonial Beach, VA. Live beach music, shag dance lessons, shag dance contest, and silent auction to benefit Colonial Beach Community Foundation. Headlining for the 4th year are The Embers. Plus Shag Music Hall of Fame DJ, WWER’s 88.1 FM Craig Jennings from the Beach Breeze and Grooves Show. Bring a chair or rent a party tent on the festival grounds.

Annual Osprey Festival

Fri-Sun, April 14-16, 2023

Celebrating CBVA’s signature bird, other bird life, and the area’s abundant natural resources for the fourth year. A fundraiser for Downtown Colonial Beach.

Halloween colonial beach events

Annual Fall Festival and Halloween Golf Cart Parade

Saturday, October 22, 2022
11 am – 4 pm

Fun-filled, family event on Colonial Beach’s Town Hill, featuring food and craft vendors, family fun zone, fire pit, music, and more. Highlighting the day is a spectacular Halloween-inspired golf cart parade! Residents decorate their golf carts in elaborate costumes and parade through Town and around the Point.

Fri-Sun, June 9-11, 2023

A time-honored CBVA tradition now in its 72nd year! Fire Truck, Golf Cart, Pet and Boat Parades, live music, food and craft vendors, and MORE!

Colonial Beach events: Winter wonderland

Santa’s Wonderland & Winter Festival Parade

Saturday, December 3, 2022
11 am – 3 pm

Kick off the holiday season with us! Town Hill (corner of Colonial and Washington Avenues) is decorated with thousands of twinkling lights, Christmas trees, elves, snowmen and everything Christmas! Santa arrives to lead the parade and is followed by decorated cars, golf carts, floats, and more. Have a holly, jolly good time decorating cookies, making holiday arts and crafts, sitting by the fire pit, listening to Christmas music, shopping, eating at vendors, writing letters to Santa and more! Get a photo with Santa. Everyone…kids and kids at heart… delight in this festive beginning of the holiday season