Virginia Beach, VA

Belvedere Staff Picks

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Whale Of A Time

On March 7, join fellow whale and wildlife lovers for the Virginia Aquarium's "Explore the Bay" Sea Adventure, a four-hour, up-close encounter with migrating wildlife. Read more

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Take The Plunge

This February, Virginia Beach is one super-cool place to be...and by cool we mean the arctic cold that can only come when you wade ankle-deep (or deeper) into the ice-cold Atlantic Ocean. Read more

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Virginia Beach Restaurant Week is Back

If your New Year's resolutions involved dieting, well, pardon this post but we'd be remiss if we didn't share our excitement about the 10th Annual Virginia Beach Restaurant Week, kicking off January 10 with more than 80 top-notch eateries participating. Read more

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Celebrate the Season by the Sea

In Virginia Beach, we like to put a seaside-spin on how we celebrate the holidays, and one such nautical holiday celebration is McDonald's Holiday Lights at the Beach. Located on the boardwalk, just steps away from the Belvedere Beach Resort, this magical lighting show adds an oceanic twist to the traditional holiday themes. Read more

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Sweet Revolution

Ever wonder what Martha Washington considered a fine dessert for her Thanksgiving table? Now you can find out. Just up the road from the Belvedere Beach Resort in Virginia Beach, join Colonial Williamsburg Executive Chef Rhys Lewis and Executive Pastry Chef Rodney Diehl as they explore some revolutionary desserts dating back more than 200 years. Read more

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Better Brews

Now in its sixth year, the Virginia Beach Craft Beer Festival brings more than 80 craft beers from 50+ breweries to town for sampling and savoring. Read more

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Take A Donut Detour

If you can't score a table for breakfast at the Belvedere Coffee Shop, consider the next best thing...a trip to Duck Donuts. This is no ordinary donut shop. Read more

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Blues At The Beach

Summer may be over but don't tell the blues-loving crowds at Blues at the Beach, Virginia Beach's beloved outdoor concert series showcasing blues bands from around the corner and around the country. Read more

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Birds of a Feather

Virginia Beach's boardwalk bustles with a steady stream of vacationers enjoying the sun, sand and salt air but step just a few miles from shore and you'll find a whole other world one that captures the attention of birdwatchers year-round. Read more

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Ghostly Legends And Lore

From shipwrecks and pirates to ghosts and witches, Virginia Beach has its fair share of ghostly legends and lore. Join one of the costumed historians of the Old Coast Guard Station for "Shipwrecks & Ghost Lore," Read more