What better time to plan a beachside destination wedding than in the heart of winter? And what better spot to say your “I do’s” than beautiful Virginia Beach?! With miles of picturesque beaches and gorgeous reception venues, it’s the perfect coastal Southern destination for your big day!

With beautiful, mild temperatures from spring until fall, it’s always a good time to plan a Virginia Beach wedding. And get this, Virginia Beach is the only Southern beach that allows couples to choose and reserve the exact spot on the sand where they want to make it official; all you need is a Beach Wedding Permit. Permission for archways, tents and chairs — along with other personalized decor — are all covered with the permit to bring your perfect beach wedding to life at a specific time and place. From the Oceanfront in the Resort Area with its three-mile boardwalk to the romantic Chesapeake Bay Beach to the historic First Landing State Park with the scenic Cape Henry Lighthouse, there are so many amazing spots to plan your perfect big day.  For a complete list of all of Virginia Beach’s wedding locations, head over here!

Between the 35 miles of waterfront property, 14 miles of free public beaches, gorgeous state parks and wildlife refuges and relaxed beachfront communities, it would be hard not to fall in love with Virginia Beach as a destination locale. For loads of inspiration and more info, check out Virginia Beach on FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest, as well as the official Virginia Beach site! Now go ahead, and start planning your fabulous destination I do’s!