‘Tis the Season at Town Center

Town Center is featuring four new holiday activities this year! Many of the activities are free and open to the public.

Festival of Trees and Window Display Competition

Festival of Trees and Window Display - Voting Form

Get into the spirit of the Season with our first annual Festival of Trees and Holiday Window Display Competition. Town Center of Virginia Beach will shine brightly with the twinkling lights of trees and exquisite window displays masterfully decorated by the businesses in Town Center. Traverse Town Center by foot, enjoy the spectacular displays and make your way back to “Santa’s Cottage” to cast your vote for your favorite tree or window display. The business that receives the most votes will be given a $500.00 check to donate to the charity of their choice! These businesses welcome you inside their stores to get a closer look and take pictures with their festive displays. Cast your vote every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from November 25th – December 18th at Santa’s Cottage – 188 Central Park Avenue.


Santa’s Cottage

Santa's Cottage

Get into the spirit of the season at Santa’s Cottage in Town Center! Join us at 188 Central Park Avenue every weekend from November 25 – December 18 for free, family fun activities for the entire family! At Santa’s Cottage, children will be able to make a complimentary ornament and write their “Letter to Santa” in a cozy setting. Children can drop their letter in an ornate mailbox that will make it’s way to the North Pole. Portraits with Santa will also be available on December 9-10 and 16-17 by Ramone Photography Studio starting at $25. No appointment is necessary. Pet friendly. Family pictures are available by appointment. Call (757) 498.7366 to schedule. 


Holiday Wreath Decorating Class: December 3 – 5

Florist woman decorating coniferous wreath.


Portraits with Santa: December 9-10, 17-18

Pictures with Santa



Pop Warner Mid South Championship

VB Sports welcomed Pop Warner Mid-South Championship, November 25-27 featuring football at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex and cheerleading at the VBCC. A special thank you and shout out to the VBCC Crew led by Brenda Felton and for all of our teammates that worked over the thanksgiving holiday weekend to ensure that this event was a success. We are thankful for YOU!

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Tiffany takes over CDME Day One

Tiffany & Cliff were in Dallas this week with over 20 other DMO representatives completing additional coursework towards their CDME.

During the sessions on Tourism Avocacy, Tiffany stepped up and led a fantastic discussion & review of our already established Advocacy/Local Communications Plan.

Great job Tiffany!

State of Tourism 2016

Director Brad Van Dommelen presented  his first State of Tourism in Virginia Beach address this past Wednesday to more than 215 city, industry and community leaders.

CLICK HERE to see the presentation.
CLICK HERE to watch a video of the luncheon in its entirety.