Things to Do in Virginia Beach in February

The quaint resort town of Virginia beach is a perfect summer destination for East Coast residents and visitors, and there's plenty of fun to be had during the late winter and early Spring months. The coastal resort is home to several indoor attractions and you can set sail on a whale watching cruise across the waters even on a chilly February day. Whether you're visiting Virginia Beach for a family vacation or a romantic getaway in February, plan to fill up your itinerary with some fun activities during your visit.
Attend the Polar Plunge

This yearly fundraiser is typically held the first week in February and is a popular community event. You'll get to watch local celebrities and other locals jump into the freezing waters of the Atlantic and can enjoy some live entertainment, food from local vendors, costume contests and other special events throughout the day.

Polar Plunge
Virginia Beach between 6th and 9th Streets

Take a Whale Watching Cruise

The Virginia Aquarium sends cruise ships out onto the ocean from late December through mid-March, so you can see whales trekking across the waters and learn about native marine life on these fun, narrated tours. A cruise is a great way to relax and enjoy the ocean, even on a brisk February day.

Virginia Aquarium
717 General Booth Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 385-3474

Enjoy a Dinner Show at the Mystery Dinner Playhouse

This three hour show gives you a chance to be part of the cast of killers of the murder mystery, and you'll be treated to a gourmet meal and a fun comedy play as you try and solve the mystery with the guests. The show is family-friendly, so you can take the kids along and play the whodunit game together.

Mystery Dinner Playhouse
Inside the DoubleTree Hotel
1900 Pavilion Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(888) 471-4802

Explore the Virginia Marine Science Museum

It's one of the largest aquariums in the country and features over 300 hand-on exhibits and ten acres of marsh habitat. It's one of the best places to see stingrays, sea turtles, sharks and harbor seals in their natural habitats and take an educational tour of the grounds to learn more about area marine life.

Virginia Marine Science Museum
717 General Booth Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA 23451
(757) 385-3474

Visit the Adam Thoroughgood House

This historic site is one of the oldest houses of the Colonial era and has been restored as a museum that houses antiques, collectibles and old furniture salvaged from the 1600s. Take a tour of this historic house to learn more about Adam Thoroughgood and the lifestyle of the gentry that once lived in this area.

Adam Thoroughgood House
1636 Parish Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23455
(757) 460-7588

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