in the Water

26-28 April, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Virginia

About The Event

About this Festival

Something in the Water is a three-day festival taking place on Friday, April 26th, Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront.

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Important Information

Latest Information for Residents in regards to Something in the Water

Lost & Found

Did you lose something at the festival? Check Lost & Found at the Schooner Inn, 215 Atlantic Ave., April 29 and 30, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. daily.

23rd, 24th & 25th Streets...

23rd, 24th, & 25th Streets are closed at the 200 block. 4/28/19 - 3:55 p.m.

Municipal Parking @ Capacity

Municipal parking in the Resort Area is at capacity and there is no more. Avoid traffic -- take the VB Wave Trolley. 4/28/19 - 2:50 p.m.

Pop-Up Church Shuttle Tickets Unavailable

Tickets for the Pop-Up Church shuttles are no longer available, and parking at the Oceanfront for this event is extremely limited. Traffic is expected to be heavy and street closures are unpredictable. 4/28/19 - 11:06 a.m.

A Great Day Ahead

Pop-Up Church Service continues on the beach near 20th Street till 8 p.m. Here's today's schedule at the Main Stage. 4/28/19 - 3:04 p.m.

Park + Ride Shuttles

Shuttles are rolling! Stay up to date on the latest Park + Ride Information and remember: no overnight parking at the Amphitheater. 4/28/19 - 10:26 a.m.

Regional Shuttle Operations

Stay up to date on the latest Regional Shuttles information. 4/28/2019 - 10:36 a.m.

Bike Valet Station

Bike valet station will be located at 10th Street at the Beach and at the Convention Center.

Convention Center Parking

There will be no parking for the festival at the Convention Center. It is designated as Uber/Lyft drop-off/pick-up, regional shuttle stop and trolley shuttle stop.

Residential Parking Permit

Residential Parking Permit 24-hour enforcement will be in effect throughout the Resort neighborhoods. Employees with RPP passes may park in these areas.

Shadowlawn Neighborhood

No through traffic posted on south side of Norfolk Avenue for Shadowlawn neighborhood

23rd, 24th & 25th Streets...

23rd, 24th, & 25th Streets are closed at the 200 block. 4/28/19 - 3:55 p.m.

Current Road Closures

The following roads will be closed or have restricted access:

  • 19th St. -- No access from Birtneck Road. Vehicle traffic will be restricted to one lane eastbound only from Cypress to Arctic; the rest for pedestrians. Police will maintain access for 19th St. residents.
  • Atlantic Ave. closed from 5th St. south (Thursday-Sunday)
  • Atlantic Ave from 5th to 10th -- credentials/hotels reservations/employees only
  • Atlantic Ave. from 10th St northward -- Police may restrict traffic at times based on conditions.
  • Parks Avenue - Access provided from 21st Street to Zoë's.
  • Winston Salem Ave. closed from Pacific westbound. Pacific Avenue northbound left turn lane closed at Winston Salem Ave.
  • To access Winston Salem corridor and Shadowlawn, use 9th Street/Norfolk Ave. Follow signs
  • General Booth Blvd, between Croatan Rd - 5th St. (Northbound #2 lane only will be dedicated for Event Shuttle/priority vehicle/emergency vehicle use) and closed to passenger vehicles Friday April 26, 10:00am - Monday, April 29, 4:00am (restriction/VBPD enforcement lifted between 4:00am - 9:00am daily)
  • Streets throughout the oceanfront area may be restricted during peak times and when conditions dictate
  • When diversions become necessary due to congestion, the routes away from the oceanfront will be westbound at 9th, 17th and 22nd

Oceanfront Library

The Oceanfront Library will be closed April 26th - 28th and re-open on Monday the 29th of April.


Parking and Transportation

Beach Activities