Join us for magical family-friendly fun on the first Sunday in April, May and June from 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM at our first annual “Once Upon A Town Center” special event.

Meet and greet your favorite princesses, enjoy story-time and sing-a-longs every half an hour, and partake in free photo opportunities! Add even more sparkle to your day by participating in our Princess Passport journey. Pick up a Princess Passport at any participating business*, follow the Kingdom Map and collect princess stamps. Then, return your completed passport to one of the princesses and receive a special prize.

Select Town Center businesses are offering exclusive, royal discounts to those attending Once Upon A Town Center. Indulge in a special treat for your little (or inner) princess while you’re here!

This event is free and open to the public and provided for your enjoyment by Armada Hoffler Properties. A special thank you to our hosts, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Paper Source and The Royal Chocolate.

 

Additional Event Details

 

Princess Appearances | Schedule of Events
Sunday, April 7
  • Snow Queen and Ice Princess @ The Royal Chocolate | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
  • The Wayfinder @ Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant | Storytime & Singing – 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
  • Cinderella @ Paper Source | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
**Special Ticketed Ice Princess Painting Event**

On Sunday, April 7 at 12:00 PM, Muse Paintbar will be offering a Kids Painting Class. Click here to reserve your seat to paint “Ice Princess”. Don’t forget to enter code “IcePrincess15off” to receive 15% OFF – an exclusive deal for Once Upon A Town Center!

Sunday, May 5
  • The Little Mermaid and Sailor Prince @ The Royal Chocolate | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
  • Pocahontas @ Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant | Storytime & Singing – 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
  • Sleeping Beauty @ Paper Source | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
Sunday, June 2
  • Rapunzel and Tower Prince @ The Royal Chocolate | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM
  • The Arabian Princess @ Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant | Storytime & Singing – 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM
  • Snow White @ Paper Source | Storytime & Singing – 11:30 AM, 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM

 

Princess Passport

Follow these 3 easy steps to a princess prize!

Step 1) Pick up a Princess Passport at any of the following participating businesses: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Paper Source, The Royal Chocolate, Yard House
Step 2) Visit and collect a stamp at all 4 participating businesses: Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Paper Source, The Royal Chocolate, Yard House
Step 3) Turn in your completed passport to any princess for a special prize!

No purchase necessary to collect a stamp (but, parents, feel free to get your shop on!). Simply present your Princess Passport at the cashier or host stand to receive a princess stamp.

 

Royal Discounts

  • Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant: FREE Kids Meal with Adult Entrée Purchase
  • Paper Source: 10% OFF any future Workshop or Kids Camp purchases made during event, 20% OFF in-store purchases made during event
  • IT’SUGAR: $5 OFF a purchase of $20 or more
  • The Royal Chocolate: $5 OFF a purchase of $25 or more & FREE small foil wrapped chocolate gift for each child
  • Yard House: FREE Kids Club Card

Disclaimer: Must mention “Once Upon A Town Center” upon purchase/ordering to receive discount. Discount valid only during the Once Upon A Town Center event. Discount valid on regular priced items only. Not to be combined with any other discount or special offer. One discount to be applied, per person/purchase.

 

Additional Information

  • No ticket or reservation necessary
  • The City of Virginia Beach provides free parking in all of their public garages in Town Center. We recommend utilizing garage parking for this event.
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