CoVa Best Of Party 2018

Coastal Virginia Magazine’s annual Best Of Party was held on Thursday, July 26 at Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Downtown Norfolk. Guests donned hula skirts, island-inspired floral shirts and leis for a Hawaiian-themed luau celebrating the magazine’s Best Of Readers’ Choice Awards and CoVaBIZ BOB (Best of Business) Awards. The luau featured music from Colonial DJs, hula dancing from Halau Kahealania green screen with a faux Coastal Virginia Magazine cover and casino games from Premier EventsBob Langston Caricatures and special giveaways for best costume and a limbo contest with a portion of ticket sales benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Virginia.

Local restaurants served sumptuous samples of decadent dishes, including Kahiau’s Bakery & Café, Freemason Abbey, Rajput Indian Cuisine, Volcano Sushi, Swan Terrace, Carolina Cupcakery, The Egg Bistro, Alkaline, Primo Pizzeria Ristorante, Jody’s Gourmet Popcorn, Culinary Institute of Virginia and Old Beach Tavern. Guests also enjoyed a wine tasting from The Williamsburg Winery and drinks from tiki bars, including a special Luau Punch cocktail from Sweetwater Cuisine.

A special thanks to our sponsors Wolcott Rivers Gates Attorneys at Law, Hybrid Air Heating & Air Conditioning and for making this the best party of the year!

Video by Chris Conway

Coastal Virginia Magazine

Offering up stellar editorial and photography on a range of feature topics from personal and business profiles to the region's cuisine and style scene, Coastal Virginia Magazine provides an in-depth glimpse into what's happening in the region. Each issue offers up something new, from the annual Top Docs feature to Best Of CoVa Readers' Choice Awards, while still always providing insight from the regular columnists and news on the latest local events in the Datebook section.

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