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Honoring Those Who Serve

A bride-to-be or groom-to-be currently employed as a nurse, firefighter, emergency medical technician, law enforcement officer or active duty US military, either working or living in Virginia Beach, can submit or have submitted on their behalf a written entry about their hero status and how they are deserving of this award.

Award includes waiver of rental fee and day of event access to the Historic de Witt Cottage buildings and grounds from 10:00 am-10:00 pm ONLY. A total of 5 wedding dates will be awarded to be scheduled during the months of March-December 2021.Events to be held at the Historic de Witt Cottage (circa 1895) located at 1113 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Beginning January 1, 2021, a panel of 5 judges will review the entries and select 5 mutually agreed upon winners based on a variety of factors including but not limited to occupation and couple’s “Hero” story.

Winners will be notified 02.01.2021 via phone & email.

We will also announce the winners on our social media and websites.