Jars of Dust in the Virginia Beach ViBe District

Virginia Beach is a coastal shopping haven full of unique discoveries and wonderful treasures, with no shortage of places to find holiday gifts for your friends and family. From the urban appeal of Town Center to the unique finds at local boutiques and shopping centers, there’s a lot of ground to cover – and even more deals to be found – in Virginia Beach this holiday shopping season.

Town Center


Coeur de Noël Ornament In Town Center In Virginia Beach


Town Center is a shopaholic's dream with stores like lululemonAnthropologiePottery BarnBrooks Brothers, and Free People as well as local options such as Eclectic Design Florist & Gifts, which is a must-visit for any plant lover. 


Head across the boulevard to the newly revamped Pembroke Square for even more options. The first mall in the Hampton Roads area, Pembroke Square has become a shopper’s paradise with the additions of Nordstrom Rack, DSW, REI, Old Navy, J. Crew Factoryand more.


Lynnhaven Mall


Lynnhaven Mall


Only seven miles from the beach, Lynnhaven Mall is filled with trendy fashions, amazing eateries and top entertainment— well worth the visit for Virginia Beach locals and visitors alike. Whether you’re on the hunt for stunning styles or just some good old-fashioned fun and eats—Lynnhaven Mall has got it all With over 120 premier stores, inviting outdoor plazas and unlimited entertainment. With Holiday events such as pictures with Santa, Lynnhaven Mall has something for everyone in the family this Holiday season.


The Artery


The Wave, a 35-foot stainless steel sculpture at Laskin Gate

From the Neptune Statue at the Virginia Beach Boardwalk all the way down the Laskin Corridor, The Artery in the Oceanfront District is quickly becoming one of our favorite hubs for dining, shopping, and fun in Virginia Beach. Whether you need to relax and unwind or are looking to roll up your sleeves and dig in to a new crafty project, this emerging district has everything for locals and visitors alike. With local shops and boutiques like Thanks for Listening Record Store, Coastal Mod, Thank You Gallery, French Twist, Freewheelin Bike Shop, and more, this is a must-visit for shopaholics at the Oceanfront.

Atlantic Avenue - Oceanfront

King Neptune statue on a boardwalk

For a mix of eclectic and coastal finds, it’s hard to beat the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. From classic beach staples like Sunsations to charming local boutique clothing and gift shops, Atlantic Avenue has something for everyone. Check out  Bargain Beachwear for a selection of all of the beach attire you could want at a great price, and stop by the shops at  31 Ocean for even more choices, including Beecroft & Bull for fine men’s clothing, Kitty Hawk Kites and a Life is Good clothing boutique.

The Shops At Hilltop - Oceanfront


Shops at Hilltop

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Spend an afternoon perusing The Shops At Hilltop, just a few minutes’ drive from the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. With more than 120 specialty shops (including Athleta, Dressology and Frances Kahn) and more than 20 eateries and restaurants, Hilltop is a must-shop. End your day with a sweet stop at Forbes Candies, a local staple since 1930, known for its salt water taffy and other confections.


ViBe Creative District


Hand Bags From North End Bag Co In Virginia Beach

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For one-of-a-kind local gifts, there’s no better option than buying handmade creations, and the ViBe Creative District has the goods for a unique memento that only Virginia Beach can provide. For custom, hand-painted signs and pin-striping, check out Igor’s Custom, a local favorite, whose work is found all over town. His designs are done the old-school way, so you won’t find any computers in his studio. North End Bag Company crafts handmade leather bags, using a variety of vintage sewing machines. Peruse the district’s numerous stores brimming with local art, fashion and accessories.

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Online Pet "Bowtique"


Virginia Beach's First Landing State Park in the Fall First Landing State Park Pet Friendly


If Fido or Fluffy need something fun and fashionable to lift their little holiday spirits, look no further: Virginia Beach-based online specialty shop Mrs. Bones’ Pet Bowtique creates custom, coordinating pet collars and leashes from more than 500 high-quality fabrics and trims. 


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