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Media Release: Saturday, January 30, 2021

Stafford, Virginia unveils five new LOVEworks signs and B101.5 will celebrate with “Share the Love” Valentine’s Day Contest!

Visitors encouraged to take pictures and share on social media with #TourStaffordVA and #LOVEVA

[Stafford, VA]Stafford, Virginia is unveiling five life-sized LOVE artworks, now on display at all of our Stafford breweries and winery: 6 Bears and a Goat Brewing Company, Adventure Brewing Company, Barley Naked Brewing Company, Highmark Brewery, and Potomac Point Winery.

To celebrate Stafford’s five new LOVEworks signs, Stafford’s local radio station B101.5, and all of our breweries and winery are sharing the love just in time for a Valentine’s Day Instagram Contest. B101.5, Stafford Tourism, and Stafford breweries and winery want YOU to show Stafford some LOVE!

Between February 1 and February 10, take a photo in front of the LOVE sign at 6 Bears and a Goat Brewing Company, Adventure Brewing Company, Barley Naked Brewing Company, Highmark Brewery, and Potomac Point Winery. Post your picture to Instagram and be sure to tag @TourStaffordVA and hashtag #TourStaffordVA and #LOVEVA. Five lucky winners will get a gift basket filled with winery and brewery gift cards and swag provided by B101.5! For details, go to B101.5, Keyword: LOVE.

Created as part of a state and local partnership to promote travel and tourism, the artwork is an extension of the 50-year-old “Virginia is for Lovers” brand, one of the most beloved and iconic slogans in the world.

There are more than 250 giant LOVE signs displayed across communities in Virginia. Stafford is thrilled to add its five LOVE signs to the trail and attract visitors to the community.

“Virginia is for Lovers is about doing the things you love to do on vacation with the people you love most,” said Rita McClenny, president and CEO of the Virginia Tourism Corporation. “The new LOVEworks in Stafford County capture that idea perfectly, and gives you an authentic sense of place as it showcases Stafford’s rich and growing beer and wine culture. We are excited that Stafford County along with its breweries and winery will help us share the LOVE with travelers, helping them to discover for themselves why Virginia is for Lovers.”

Each LOVE installation is a reflection of the community in which it stands, and Stafford’s five LOVEworks locations are no exception.

“I am excited to showcase five new LOVEworks signs in the Stafford community,” stated Lisa Logan, Stafford County Tourism Manager. “The Virginia LOVEworks signs are recognized by visitors all over the country and we are eager to join the trail!”

These LOVEworks signs are a great edition to Stafford Tourism’s new Kegs and Corks Savings Pass Trail, a mobile exclusive pass to redeem offers at Stafford’s four breweries and one winery.

A full list and map of statewide LOVEworks can be found at Virginia.org/LOVE.

According to the State of Virginia Tourism, Tourism is an instant revenue generator for Virginia. In 2019, tourism generated $27 billion in revenue, supported 237,000 jobs and provided $1.8 billion in state and local revenue for the Commonwealth.

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Note to media: Images of LOVEworks from around the Commonwealth can be requested at pressroom.virginia.org, the official pressroom of the Virginia Tourism Corporation.

 

         

6 Bears & a Goat Brewing Company                             Adventure Brewing Company

         

Barley Naked Brewing Company                                                                Highmark Brewery

Potomac Point Winery and Vineyards