Fall Events

Urbanna Oyster Festival – November 2nd and 3rd, 2018

Urbanna celebrates their 61-year Oyster Festival Anniversary this Friday and Saturday! This is a walking, pay-as-you-go event. Admission tickets will not be sold. The Oyster Festival Parade will take place Saturday at 2:00 p.m. featuring the 2018 Oyster Festival Queen, Little Miss Spat and their Courts. The parade also includes personalized floats from local businesses, local high school bands competing for parade trophies, and The Shriners 3-wheelers, go carts and mini trucks race around the parade to the crowd’s delight! Food will be provided in many different forms by over fifty vendors. In addition to the beloved oyster, you can enjoy clams, crab, shrimp, Philly Steak, Oriental, hot dogs, hamburgers, roast beef, and decadent desserts! In addition to the amazing food and floats, there is an infinite variety of crafts and artwork available throughout town and within Festival Village including handmade furniture, stained glass, sculptures, wood carvings, leather goods, jewelry, and pottery. Event times are Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking will cost $10 on Friday and $20 on Saturday.

2nd Annual Craft Beer Tasting Event – November 2nd and 3rd, 2018

Come celebrate the 2nd Annual Craft Beer Tasting Event at Festival Village this Friday and Saturday, 11a.m. to 5p.m. $10 admission with souvenir glass. For more information or to purchase tickets, please call 804-758-0368 or visit oysterfestival@va.metrocast.net

Taste by the Bay: Wine, Food, Arts, and Ale – November 17th, 2018

Enjoy the highly anticipated, Taste by the Bay at the beautiful Tides Inn in Irvington, Virginia on Saturday, November 17th from 11 a.m. to 5p.m. This event will include samplings from Virginia wineries, Virginia craft brews, tastings from local restaurants, live music by JJ & Company, Michael Burgess, maritime attractions, and artisan vendors. This event sold out last year so get your tickets in advance. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. This event is sponsored by Lancaster by the Bay Chamber of Commerce. To purchase tickets, please contact the Chamber office at 804-435-6092 or visit the event website at: www.tastebythebay.com