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.
With that said, below are some referrals you may find helpful in planning your event.
Weddings on the Beach - City Permits
Info from the city regarding permits, marriage licenses, etc.
Weddings on the Beach - Rentals and Set Up
Rental, set up & break down of arches, chairs (up to 60, rented in quantities of 10), small tables, etc.
Rental, set up & break down of arches, 12 chairs, small tables, etc, also offering officiant services.
Rev. Anthony Hash :: 1.866.240.0576
Susan Turner, Ordained Interfaith Minister :: 757.618.5882
Shannon Hart & Mary Hancock :: 757.422.0415
757.478.5537 or 757.235.3731
Hotels and Lodging
Inquire with a special events manager about Waterman's rates at the new Hyatt House
Boutique Townhome Rentals at the Heart of the Oceanfront with Concierge Services Available
Sheppard Smith & Caroline Harrison :: 757.417.7405
Brittany Nosay :: 757.383.6065
Ask a Special Events Manager about our Minted Venue Program for 25% off party & wedding products!
Dance & Creative Arts Center
Marquita Bianca 757.328.3151
Pari Smith :: | Danny Gray ::
757.460.2224 | 800.67ASTRO
Trevor Gwin :: 757.943.9563
Offering DJs, karaoke, acoustic music, or a live classic rock band
Marcus Matthews :: 757.533.1912
Chris Phillips :: 757.816.5727
Brandi & Kevin McNeil :: 757.241.2445
Wedding Planners & Day-Of Coordinators
Planning & coordination of weddings, social and corporate events
Day-of coordination, virtual planning and LGBT weddings
Day-of coordination & full service planning
Cakes & Desserts
Jess Pinkett:: 757.508.8772
25-56 passenger capacity motor coaches and mini buses for hire.
Provide Uber transportation for your guests by giving them a unique code to pay for some or all of their ride!
Personal SUV transport, along with 10-passenger vans and on up to 81-passenger double decker buses.
Hair & Make-Up
Lighting, Linen & Furniture Rental
Special event furniture and lounge furniture (sofas, specialty chairs, etc)
Specialty linens, runners & sashes
Uplighting, string lights, custom monograms, etc.
Cocktail tables & colored linens
Photo Booth Rentals
Mike Dragon :: 757.636.9807
Bryan Brough :: 757.406.5497
Jaclyn Krogh :: 757.710.1449
Tyler Adams :: 757.869.8844
Ashley & Jeremy Mitchell
Marcus Williams :: 757.689.7956