Winter in Virginia Beach can be one of the best times to enjoy your Virginia Beach vacation. While summers are great, winter features unique things you can’t experience any other time of the year. So, kick off the winter season and see what there is to do in Virginia Beach in December.
Virginia Beach in December is the perfect time to celebrate the holidays! With so many festivals, events, and in-town decorations it’s hard not to get into the holiday spirit. One holiday tradition you can enjoy every day in December is a drive down the Merry Mile. Enter into a winter wonderland of maritime holiday decorations that line the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Tune your car radio to hear the holiday music that is synced with the holiday light show. The Virginia Beach Boardwalk between 8th Street and 22nd Street.
Take your adventures indoor and visit the Virginia Aquarium. Discover a whole new world that lives underwater from saltwater fish to freshwater fish, plus hands-on exhibits, marshlands, and nature paths. But what makes visiting the aquarium in December so special is the chance to see Santa scuba dive in the Red Sea Tunnel. See Santa as he swims beneath the waters with stingrays and sharks for a unique experience at the aquarium.
Starting late December, through early March, the Humpback whale makes its way through the waters of the Virginia Beach coast. One of the best ways to view these magnificent creatures is with a whale watching tour. Plus, tours are a great way to see other marine animals like dolphins and seals.
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Top off 2019 and start 2020 with a bang at the Last Night Out on the Town event. Festivities kick off during the day for the kids with magicians, jugglers, and a children’s ball drop at 5:00 p.m. The fun continues into the evening at the Town Center’s fountain plaza with a live DJ and live music to follow. Food and drink vendors will be available all day and into the evening. The event is free and open to the public.
Virginia Beach in December, and generally anytime during the winter, visitors can enjoy some of the lowest rates of the season at area hotels. Find some of the best rates at the Best Western Plus Sandcastle Beachfront Resort. Our already affordable rooms are even more affordable during the winter season. Enjoy comfortable and clean accommodations near the oceanfront and the Virginia Beach Boardwalk. Most rooms come with ocean views and private balconies, perfect for a relaxing winter getaway.
Book your stay with us today and come see why we love Virginia Beach in December!