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Vendor Referrals

Festival on 8th provides the ideal setting for your perfect event. Our venue has been hosting Virginia Beach's prime events for over three decades—cultivating a loyal following through our commitment to great food, impeccable service, attention to detail and a hunger to exceed the expectations of our clients and their guests. Through the years, we have gained access to some of the area's top vendors that we feel work well at our venue and have delivered a

first-class experience to past clients. We provide the following referrals for customer convenience, but cannot accept responsibility for services arranged with outside vendors.

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Weddings on
the Beach

City of Virginia Beach Rules & Regulations

Info from the city regarding permits, marriage licenses, etc.​

Palette of Petals

Rental, set up & break down of arches, chairs (up to 60, rented in quantities of 10), small tables, etc.

757-422-0415

Virginia Beach Wedding Chapel

Rental, set up & break down of arches, 12 chairs, small tables, etc, also offering officiant services.

757-495-8003

Dragon Studio

Mike Dragon

757-636-9807

EyeCaptures Photography

Bryan Brough

757-406-5497​

Jaclyn Krogh Photography

Jaclyn Krogh

757-710-1449

Rebecca Burt Photography

Rebecca Burt

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Photographers

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Florists

Gather Floral

757-282-3303 ​

Norfolk Wholesale Floral

757-625-0901 ​

Palette of Petals

Shannon Hart & Mary Hancock

757-422-0415

The Wandering Petal

757-478-5537 or 757-235-3731 

Wisps of Willow

757-406-0115

Coastal Accommodations | 22nd Street

Boutique Townhome Rentals at the Heart of the Oceanfront with Concierge Services Available

Sheppard Smith & Caroline Harrison

757-417-7405​

Hyatt House | 27th Street

Inquire with a special events manager about Waterman's rates at the new Hyatt House​

Springhill Suites | 9th Street

Brittany Nosay

757-383-6065​

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Hotels &
Lodging

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Cakes &
Desserts

Commune

757-963-8985

Incredible Edibles Bakery

757-463-9980

May's Parlor

757-278-5559

Pink Dough

Jess Pinkett

757-508-8772

Twisted Sisters

757-675-3966

Astro Entertainment 

Sara Logan | sara@astrodj.com

Chassie Tibai | chassie@astrodj.com

757-460-2224

Atlantic Digital Entertainment, LLC

757-241-2445​

DJ on the Side

Chris Phillips

757-816-5727

Endless Mic Entertainment

Offering DJs, karaoke, acoustic music, or a live classic rock band!

757-474-6006

Gwin Entertainment

Trevor Gwin

757-943-9563

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Hype Entertainment

Marcus Matthews

757-533-1912

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Music &
Entertainment

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Wedding Planners & Coordinators

Astro Events

Full service planning, partial planning and day-of coordination

757-460-2224

Everly After Events

Day-of coordination & full service planning

757-581-9371

Additional Referrals

Transportation

Orange Peel Transportation

Personal SUV transport, along with 10-passenger vans and on up to 81-passenger double decker buses.​

Uber Events

Provide Uber transportation for your guests by giving them a unique code to pay for some or all of their ride!

Venture Tours

25-56 passenger capacity motor coaches and mini buses for hire.

757-494-1480

Hair & Makeup

Blushtones

757-672-7972

Darling & Dapper

757-965-7500​

Flawless on Site

info@flawlessonsite.com

Make-up by Kim Porter

757-761-5287

Lighting, Linen & Furniture Rental

Distinctive Event Rentals

Special event furniture and lounge furniture (sofas, specialty chairs, etc)

757-420-7000

Perfect Event Rentals

Cocktail tables & colored linens

757-428-5987​

Stage Right Lighting

Uplighting, string lights, custom monograms, etc.

757-570-1374

Waterford Event Rentals

Specialty linens, runners & sashes

757-448-5999

Photo Booth Rentals

Astro Entertainment

757-460-2224

Closed Curtain

757-343-5396

 

SnapQube

757-469-6130

Videographers

Intellect Media

Marcus Williams

757-689-7956

The Girl Tyler

Tyler Adams

757-869-8844

We Are The Mitchells

Ashley & Jeremy Mitchell

Whitecaps Film

Mel Workman

757-639-3066

Ceremony Officiants

Get Me To I Do

Rev. Anthony Hash

1-866-240-0576 

Rev. Ken Lane

757-469-0012

Weddings by Susan

Susan Turner, Ordained Interfaith Minister

757-618-5882​

Miscellaneous

Baila Fuzion 

Dance & Creative Arts Center

757-328-3151

Minted

Ask a Special Events Manager about our Minted Venue Program for 25% off

party & wedding products!