Arts and Entertainment

2024 OV Mermaid Fest

June 22 2024

Noon to 5 p.m.
Ocean View Beach Park 100 W. Ocean View Ave., Norfolk, VA Price: Cost varies

Get ready for a day filled with aquatic adventures and seaside delights at OV’s 2nd Annual Mermaid Festival!

Swim & run your way to Ocean View! With competitions and awards celebrating the youngest, oldest, & fastest swimmers!


Starting at 1:00 PM, tantalize your taste buds with Coastal Virginia’s finest brews! The Coastal Virginia Brew Alliance (CVBA) presents 25-30 local breweries, featuring up to 60 locally brewed beers on tap.

But that’s not all! The OV Mermaid fest will be lined with food trucks and vendors of all kinds. Discover a treasure trove of mermaid-themed delights with mermaid tailfins, coconuts, jewelry, art, and more!

Join in the fun with our mer-tastic contests:

  • Cutest MerKids, Mermaids, & MerBabes!

  • Best Dressed & Best Tails

  • Biggest Group of Mermaids

  • Best Dressed Mermaid Family

Pirates, Aquamen, Neptune, and all sea lovers are welcomed to join the festivities and strike a pose at our photo ops!

Don’t miss out on this immersive celebration of oceanic wonders and mermaid magic! Save the date and make a splash at OV’s Mermaid Fest 2024!

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