Events

Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest: February 2022

  What: Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest 2022 When: February 5-6, 2022 Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center   Join us and raise a glass as we navigate the Virginia Wine Trail, taking a pit stop at the best wineries in the…

CoVa Cocktail Party 2021 at Virginia MOCA

Ten of Coastal Virginia’s most talented mixologists pulled out all the stops at Coastal Virginia Magazine’s CoVa Cocktail Party, held at Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach on Sept. 23, 2021. Guests enjoyed hand-crafted cocktails featuring Woodford Reserve…

Top Docs & Dentists 2021 Reception at Mercedes-Benz of Virginia Beach

On Sept. 15, 2021, Coastal Virginia Magazine held a reception honoring the Top Docs and Dentists in our region as voted by their peers. Doctors, dentists and their guests gathered at Mercedes-Benz of Virginia-Beach for refreshments from Sweetwater Cuisine and struck a pose for photos…

2022 Coastal Virginia Winter Wedding Showcase

   2022 Coastal Virginia Winter Wedding Showcase When: January 9, 2022 Where: The Founders Inn and Spa Coastal Virginia Bride unites brides and grooms-to-be with the best vendors, samples and information to plan a fabulous wedding in Coastal Virginia. Held…

CoVa Best Of Party 2021

Photos by David Uhrin The 2021 Coastal Virginia Magazine Best Of Party, held in conjunction with our annual Best Of issue, was a smash-hit at the Founders Inn in Virginia Beach on July 22. Guests came ready party 1920s…

2021 CoVa Best Of Party

When: Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 6 to 9 p.m. EDT Where: Founders Inn, 5641 Indian River Rd, Virginia Beach, VA 23464 Tickets - $50 in Advance - $60 at the Door. Attire: Summer party dress-casual, Roaring '20s/Speakeasy attire optional: Ladies…

CoVa Cocktail Party 2021

Come and taste the creations of Coastal Virginia's best mixologists at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Your $25 advanced ticket gives you the opportunity to enjoy custom cocktails, vote for your favorite and enjoy delicious foods perfectly paired with…

Giving Back and Community Impact Awards Reception 2020

On Nov. 4, Coastal Virginia Magazine honored our annual Giving Back and Community Impact Awards winners, celebrating area nonprofits and businesses that make a difference in our community, at a special reception at Virginia MOCA in Virginia Beach. For our 2020 awards, we made…

CoVa Bride Winter Wedding Showcase 2020

Future brides, grooms, family members and friends got a taste of wedding magic at the Coastal Virginia Bride Winter Wedding Showcase held on Jan. 5 at The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach. Local wedding experts were on hand offering tips and…

Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest 2020

A celebration of good times with Virginia wines, the seventh annual Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest was held on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 25 and 26 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Ten Virginia wineries, four cideries, three breweries, four distilleries and one meadery…

Giving Back and Community Impact Awards Reception

Coastal Virginia Magazine staff, honorees and guests gathered at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Virginia Beach on Nov. 7, 2019 for our annual Giving Back and Community Impact Awards celebrating area nonprofits and businesses that make a difference…

CoVa Best Of Party 2019

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s annual Best Of Party was held on Thursday, July 25 at Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Downtown Norfolk. Partygoers enjoyed an evening of Sizzle, Salsa and Swoon as the event themed Hot Havana Nights celebrated…

CoVa Battle of the Burgers 2019

CoVa Battle of the Burgers returned for its second year to crown Coastal Virginia’s best burger on the Southside and Peninsula with two separate events on Saturday, April 27 at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach and Saturday, May…

Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest 2019

A celebration of good times with Virginia wines, the sixth annual Coastal Virginia Magazine WineFest was held on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26–27 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Nineteen wineries and cideries provided tastings while specialty vendors offered gourmet…

Coastal Virginia Bride Winter Wedding Showcase

The Coastal Virginia Bride Winter Wedding Showcase was held on Jan. 6 at The Founders Inn and Spa in Virginia Beach, and united brides- and grooms-to-be along with their guests with the best vendors, samples and information to plan their…

Top Lawyers 2018-2019 Reception

Photos by David Uhrin On Nov. 8, Coastal Virginia Magazine and CoVa BIZ held a special reception at a Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Towne Realty luxury home in Norfolk honoring the Top Lawyers in Coastal Virginia as nominated by their peers. Top Lawyers…

Giving Back Awards Reception 2018

On Nov. 1, Coastal Virginia Magazine honored nonprofit organizations featured in the seventh annual Giving Back Awards and businesses featured in CoVa BIZ’s Community Impact Awards at a special reception at Virginia MOCA in Virginia Beach. Guests enjoyed a delicious…

CoVa Cocktail Party 2018

The CoVa Cocktail Party was held on Sept. 24 at Beachside Social in Virginia Beach. Guests tasted cocktails using Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal as the main ingredient prepared by 10 of the best mixologists from local restaurants. Attendees imbibed while…

CoVa Best Of Party 2018

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s annual Best Of Party was held on Thursday, July 26 at Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Downtown Norfolk. Guests donned hula skirts, island-inspired floral shirts and leis for a Hawaiian-themed luau celebrating the magazine’s Best…

CoVa Battle of the Burgers

Photos by David Uhrin; additional photos of Repeal Bourbon and Burgers courtesy of Paige Mangus. On April 28, Coastal Virginia Magazine hosted the inaugural Battle of the Burgers at the Military Aviation Museum in Virginia Beach, and crowned Coastal Virginia’s best…

Coastal Virginia Spirits Soiree

On Nov. 4, Coastal Virginia Magazine and the Virginia Distillers Association hosted the first ever Coastal Virginia Spirits Soiree at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. Distilleries from all over the state, vendors and guests gathered to celebrate the resurgence of…

Giving Back Awards Reception 2017

On Nov. 2, Coastal Virginia Magazine honored nonprofit organizations featured in the 6th Annual Giving Back Awards and businesses featured in CoVa Biz’s Community Impact Awards at a special reception at Virginia MOCA in Virginia Beach. Guests posed for photos in…

Top Docs and Dentists 2017 Reception at Virginia Beach MOCA

On Sept. 7, Coastal Virginia Magazine held a reception honoring the Top Docs and Dentists in our region as voted by their peers. Doctors, dentists and their guests on the Southside gathered at Virginia Beach MOCA for drinks, catered food…