Virginia Beach, as the name would suggest, is famous for its beautiful, seemingly never-ending white-sand beach. That’s why we’ve specially picked out some of this May’s best beach events for those looking to pass the time with their toes in the sand.

Atlantic Coast Kite Festival – May 2nd

Ever had trouble getting your kite off the ground as a kid? Virginia Beach isn’t just a great place to fly a kite—it’s theplace to fly a kite. Join hundreds of kitefliers for as they lift off in events and activities like Flight Training and the Best Kite Contest, where you’ll have the chance to win the finest kiting trophy in the land. There are awards for youngest and oldest kitefliers, funniest kite, biggest kite, and more, so be sure to bring your best!