Downtown Beach Center


Visit Town Center in Downtown Virginia Beach—the center of it all!


Just minutes from the Oceanfront, the exciting, vibrant, Town Center in Downtown Virginia Beach towers over the landscape, offering an expansive and impressive assortment of upscale shops, restaurants and more.

Town Center and surrounding areas have a true urban feels, with tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly streets dotted with stylish shops and boutiques of every variety as well as delicious dining choices radiating from a sweeping plaza area with dancing water fountains.

Browse through a variety of store all within a few city blocks such as:

  • Chic, locally-owned boutiques
  • High-end clothing stores for men, women and children
  • Sporting goods store
  • Art gallery
  • Spa and beauty supply store

Head over to Pembroke Mall just across the street to peruse their selection of specialty store. Pembroke has been newly renovated and expanded to include even more of your favorite stores. The mall is home to Sears, Kohl’s, Target and Stein Mart as well as a varied selection of smaller boutique-type shops.

The dining choices in Downtown Virginia Beach are eclectically varied and fit to comply with even the most discerning palates. Prepare to taste the greatest steak you’ve ever eaten when you come to Ruth’s Chris. Thick-hand-cut steaks come out sizzling on the plate and are served in an upscale but casual atmosphere.

If you have a flair for divine wine, you’ll find a menu to your liking at Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro. They offer 325 different varieties, 70 of which can be ordered by the glass. To complement your vino, choose something from Sonoma’s exquisite menu, featuring a blend of eclectic American foods prepared with European bistro flair.

Another fabulous dining experience can be held at McCormick & Schmick’s, offering fresh, healthy seafood and top quality steaks. Start with a local selection from the oyster bar or one of their shareable appetizers like the lump crab tower. Then indulge in one of their signature fish selections, pasta dishes or steaks. Save room for one of their in-house made desserts such as their popular Kahlua Cake or upside down candied walnut apple pie.

Town Center is also home to the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, a true cultural centerpiece for Virginia Beach. The 1,300-seat center is a professional-quality facility that celebrates the arts and showcases local, regional and national performing arts. The building’s outdoor performance plaza provides a festive, public space capable of accommodating 400 patrons for festivals, outdoor performances and social activities.

See what’s on stage when you’re in town by calling the Sandler Center Box Office at 757-385-ARTS or visiting here.

Getting to Downtown Virginia Beach is easy with the Hampton Roads Transit! Offering bus services from the Oceanfront, you will get there in no time and fast!