Virginia Living’s Best of Virginia 2019 Readers’ Survey Now Open

Virginia Living’s eighth annual Best of Virginia Readers’ Survey, which opened Jan. 3, has earned more than 3,000 votes in its first two days alone. Readers across the state have voted in 107 categories covering the best in Arts, Culture & Entertainment, Living & Recreation, Shopping, Services, and Food & Drink in all five Virginia regions: Central, Eastern, Northern, Shenandoah Valley, and Southwest.

Best of Virginia 2019 is the guide to everything from the best shopping mall in Northern Virginia and the best barbecue restaurant in the Southwest, to the best hotel in Eastern Virginia, the best hospital in Central Virginia, and the best outdoor adventure in the Shenandoah Valley. First, second and third place winners are determined entirely by voting results. This year’s issue, Living the Wild Life, celebrates all creatures, great and small. Best of Virginia 2019 hits newsstands May 16.

The Best of Virginia 2019 Readers’ Survey is available at, and closes at 11:59 p.m. Jan. 31.

Please contact Victoria Drake at with any questions you may have concerning the survey.

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About Virginia Living

Virginia Living celebrates all things Virginia—from its people and places, to its deep history and traditions. The highest quality, most widely read lifestyle magazine in the state, Virginia Living’s combination of smart, engaging stories and stunning photography and art makes it a must-read for anyone interested in the Old Dominion.

Virginia Living publishes six bimonthly issues per year, plus five bonus special issues: Weddings in January, House + Garden in March, Best of Virginia in June, Smoke & Salt in September, and Drink in November, in addition to these bound in supplements: Retirement Living, Health & Wellness, Property & Home, Dental Health, Women in the Law, State of Education, Hospitals & Health Care, and Pediatric Medicine.

Virginia Living is available by subscription and at quality newsstands and select Barnes & Noble, Kroger, Wegmans, and Target stores.

Victoria Drake, Assistant Editor – Promotions & Special Projects

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