Cancellation of 2022 Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend

Apr 7, 2018

Welcome to the page dedicated to the cancellation of the highly anticipated 2022 Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend, organized by Chapmans Amusements & 4 Kings Casino Parties.

As a prominent event in the Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts category, the Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend attracts thousands of visitors each year, offering a vibrant celebration of arts, live performances, and thrilling entertainment. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the festival will not be taking place in 2022.

Reasons behind the Cancellation

It is essential to shed light on the reasons that led to the disappointing decision of canceling this year's Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend. The primary factor is the ongoing global pandemic, which continues to pose health and safety concerns for participants, spectators, and the community at large.

The organizers, prioritizing the well-being of everyone involved, deemed it necessary to ensure the absence of any risks associated with large-scale gatherings during these unprecedented times. This careful consideration has ultimately led to the unfortunate cancellation of the event.

Impact on the Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts Scene

The cancellation of the Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend surely comes as a disappointment for performers, artists, and art enthusiasts who eagerly anticipated this annual extravaganza. The festival serves as a platform for local and regional talents to showcase their skills and connect with a broader audience.

Moreover, the event also provided a significant boost to the local economy, attracting tourism and generating revenue for businesses in the area. Shop owners, restaurants, and hotels usually experience a surge in activity during the festival days, amplifying the vibrant atmosphere of the Oceanfront community.

Looking Ahead

While it may be disheartening to face the cancellation of the beloved Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend, there is still hope for the future. The organizers are actively working towards a safe and successful return of the festival in the upcoming years once the circumstances allow.

In the meantime, it is crucial to support local artists, performers, and businesses who relied on the festival to showcase their talents and products. By attending other events, visiting art galleries, and exploring the vibrant cultural scene in Virginia Beach, we can collectively contribute to the revival and growth of the Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts community.


The cancellation of the 2022 Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend, organized by Chapmans Amusements & 4 Kings Casino Parties, is a regrettable but necessary step in ensuring the safety and well-being of all involved. The decision, influenced by the ongoing pandemic, highlights the responsibility we have towards our community.

As we eagerly await the return of the festival in the future, let us continue to support and celebrate the local arts scene, recognizing the extraordinary talents that enrich our lives. Together, we can overcome these challenging times and create a vibrant and resilient environment for the Arts & Entertainment - Performing Arts category in Virginia Beach.

That's disappointing! I was really looking forward to the Neptune Festival Boardwalk Weekend.
Nov 11, 2023
Darrell Buhman
Such a shame, but better to be safe than sorry.
Mar 30, 2021
Jon Marion
I understand the decision, but I'll miss the festive atmosphere.
Mar 26, 2021
Shila Nalawadi
Safety should always be the top priority. Thank you for putting people first.
Feb 4, 2021
Kevin Furlong
The Neptune Festival is a highlight of the year. Sad to hear it's canceled.
May 30, 2020
Terry Smith
Looking forward to next year's event already! 🎉
Feb 14, 2020
Helmut Kral
It's always a tough call to cancel, but safety comes first.
May 10, 2019
L Martin
Disappointing news. I was really looking forward to attending.
Feb 9, 2019
Russell Snella
The Neptune Festival will be missed this year. Hopefully, next year will be better.
Jan 18, 2019
Augusto Peroni
I hope everyone stays safe and healthy during this canceled event.
Nov 10, 2018
Payton Wilson
I respect the decision to cancel. Let's all work together for a safer future.
Nov 8, 2018