Are you on the hunt for the most Instagramable holiday spots in Virginia Beach? Between visiting our Town Center District or the Cavalier Hotel, you're bound to snap an Instagram-worthy shot at one of these holiday displays in Va Beach.


The Founder’s Inn and Spa


Founder's Inn and Spa Holiday

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There is nothing more festive than twinkling lights to brighten up the holiday season. If you are looking for the perfect spot to snap a photo of holiday decor, head to the Founders Inn and Spa. From now until the holidays,  participate in their festive dining events like Breakfast with Santa, Holiday Pasta Night and Christmas Eve Brunch.


Christmas Tree at Neptune’s Park


Neptune Park Christmas Tree

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Leading up to the winter holidays, Neptune’s Park is known for its lofty, ornate Christmas tree.  This massive tree creates the perfect holiday backdrop for your next Instagram Story.  Don’t forget to snap a photo of King Neptune himself while you’re there!


Coeur de Noël at The Town Center of Virginia Beach


Ornament Town Center Coeur de Noël

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Every winter, Town Center of Virginia Beach transforms into a dazzling winter wonderland.  One display you can’t miss is the Coeur de Noël. This large and sparkling ornament is located in the Fountain Plaza. The globe was designed in France and has over 11,000 LED lights.  There are only 12 of them in the United States and only 50 worldwide!  Don’t miss this unique photo op that will make your feed sparkle and your friends jealous.


Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co.


Back Bay Farmhouse Brewing Christmas

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We can’t think of a better combination than beer and holiday décor.  Bundle up, bring your friends and head Back Bay’s Farmhouse Brewing Co. to see their 16-foot tree and festive decorations. Be sure to try their limited release holiday beer, the Nut Quacker Almond Cream Stout and pose for a photo next to the Christmas tree or their vintage pickup truck.



The Cavalier Hotel


The Cavalier Holiday Christmas

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Experience the magic of the historic Cavalier Hotel as they kick off the holiday season with a beautifully decorated resort and special visits from Santa.  Santa’s sleigh will touch down every Saturday and Sunday in December from now until Christmas. The beautifully renovated hotel and grounds are the picture perfect place to start a new holiday tradition the whole family will love and create memories they will cherish for a lifetime!


Holiday Lights Merry Mile


Holiday Lights

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This festive drive-through light show features a twinkling journey into a nautical, holiday, and adventure lands – all along the beautiful Virginia Beach Boardwalk, from 8th Street to 22nd Street.  Guests can tune their car radio in to hear holiday music synced with the light show, as they drive through festive fish, jumping dolphins, and frolicking porpoises, as well as Santa and his elves and much more. The Holiday Lights Merry Mile is open nightly 5:30pm-10pm, Sunday through Thursday, and 5:30pm-11pm, Friday-Saturday.


Scuba Santa at the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center


Scuba Santa at the Virginia Aquarium

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Watch Santa as he dives in the Red Sea Tunnel and spends some time beneath the surface with spotted eagle rays and zebra sharks.  Not only is this event amazing to experience in person, but it also makes for a great video to share with friends and family. Scuba Santa is held at 10:30 a.m. every Saturday and Sunday through Dec. 23rd at the Virginia Aquarium.