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Town Center Open House

Saturday, August 14, 2021, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Town Center welcomes you to a center wide Open House on Saturday, August 14. This special day is designed to give the community an opportunity to get reacquainted with the many businesses that call Town Center home. Haven’t visited in a while? New to the area? Simply want to tour one of our venues or explore a new store? Our friendly shops, restaurants and venues are ready to welcome you with facility tours, product demonstrations, sidewalk sales, in-store discounts, restaurant specials, giveaways, live music, cheerful art and more. Join us and rediscover Virginia Beach’s uptown – Town Center of Virginia Beach.

Event Details

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Town Center Information Station | 10 AM – 2 PM

Stop by the Town Center Information Station in the Fountain Plaza where you will be given a free Town Center tote bag and a passport to guide you to all participating businesses.


Everyone takes home a prize at Town Center’s Open House! Follow these 3 easy steps to score!

Step 1) Pick up an Open House Passport at the Town Center Information Station

Step 2) Visit and collect a stamp from 10 of the participating businesses. No purchase necessary to collect a stamp (but feel free to get your shop on)! Simply show your passport to a store employee and ask them for a stamp.

Step 3) Return your completed passport to the Town Center Information Station before 2:00 PM and pick an envelope at random. Prize values range from $5 – $500!

Sidewalk Sale Locations | 10 AM – 2 PM

Commonwealth FTGG
Eclectic Design Florist & Gifts | Garden Art & Handmade Specialty Gifts
Jones Art Gallery
Merriment on Main | Gift with purchase, while supplies last
Monkee’s of Virginia Beach
Zeiders American Dream Theater
In-Store Sale Locations | All Day

Eclectic Design Florist & Gifts | Garden Art & Handmade Specialty Gifts
The Royal Chocolate | $1 off all frozen beverages, $1 off any Caramel and Chocolate Gourmet Apple (limit 2), not valid with any other discounts
Product Demos | 10 AM – 2 PM

APEX Entertainment
Muse Paintbar
Zeiders American Dream Theater| Outside Paper Making Activity with Z Artist
Facility Tours | 10 AM – 2 PM

APEX Entertainment
The Westin Hotel
The Residences at Town Center
The Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
Restaurant Specials | All Day

California Pizza Kitchen | Free rewards sign up
Cold Stone Creamery | $1.00 off ice cream, $3.00 off cake
Three Notch’d Brewing Company Meet & Greet | 10 AM – 2 PM

Meet the new kids on the block! Three Notch’d Brewing Company will be in the Fountain Plaza with free swag and information about their location in Town Center – coming soon. Alcohol will not be available at the meet & greet.

Sidewalk Murals & Local Art Displays | 10 AM – 2 PM

As you explore Town Center, you’ll discover several pieces of local art installed for our Open House. Five (5) sidewalk murals will be spread throughout the center, encouraging you to explore Town Center. Cherilyn Colbert will bring her illustrations from our Visitors’ Guide to life with three (3) hand-painted displays. You’ll want to stop and take a selfie with these fun pieces, found in the Fountain Plaza!

Meet & Learn with the Artist | 10:30 AM & 12:00 PM

Town Center is hosting local artist, Cherilyn Colbert, for two(2) free 15-minute artistic educational sessions. Cherilyn will give visitors tips and tricks on developing creative habits such as sketching in urban settings, like our very own Town Center. Guests of all ages and artistic abilities are welcome to join. After the instruction, visitors will be encouraged to explore the center and sketch one of their discoveries. Return to the Town Center Information Station with your sketch before 2:00 PM and receive a prize! Limited free sketching supplies will be provided by the Town Center.

Free Entertainment | 10 AM – 2 PM, 5 PM – 8 PM, and 8:30 PM

Enjoy roaming entertainment by talented local musicians from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. The Fountain Plaza will come alive with their regularly scheduled nightly musical performance from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. At 8:30 PM, don’t miss a free viewing of “The Croods” through the Movies in the Plaza summer series.

Things To Know Before You Go

Parking is free, all the time, in Town Center. We recommend garage parking. Be mindful of on-street parking with time limitations.
This event is rain or shine. In inclement weather, the outdoor entertainment and sidewalk art will be cancelled. Sidewalk sales and outdoor product demonstrations will be moved in-store. Facility tours and restaurant specials will not be impacted by weather. The Town Center Information Station will be moved in-store, location TBA.

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