Neptune Festival underway at Va. Beach Oceanfront

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 27, 2013 at 12:40 PM

Updated Friday, Sep 27 at 1:34 PM

VIRGINIA BEACH - It's called Virginia Beach's most famous party - Neptune Festival's Boardwalk Weekend.  

There will be outdoor concerts along 35 blocks of the Boardwalk, over 275 artisans showcasing their talent during the Neptune Art & Craft Show; a spectacular Saturday night fireworks display over the Atlantic Ocean; volleyball tournament; Atlantic Sailing Regatta; and a 1K, 8K and 5K run. Additionally, the Grand Parade features more than 100 floats, military units, costumed characters and marching bands along the oceanfront. Boardwalk Weekends signature event is the renowned Neptunes International Sandsculpting Championship.

For more information on the 40th Annual Neptune Festival, call the Festival office at 1-866-NEP-FEST or go to the Festival Website.

13News Now at Daybreak anchors LaSalle Blanks and Vanessa Coria will be Masters of Ceremony for the Grand Parade. It starts at 11:30 a.m. 16th - 32nd Streets, Atlantic Avenue.

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