2017 Upcoming Featured Events

From food and wine, live music, water sports and more, the Tides has all the makings of great memories! 

VIRGINIA OYSTER ACADEMY

Offering a Bay-to-Table experience through a morning excursion with an authentic, working Virginia waterman, lunch and a culinary demonstration by an experienced, gourmet, seafood chef.

OYSTER ROAST SUNDAY'S 

Sunday, April 2nd, 9th, 23rd and 30th 2017

Throughout the month of April, we will be hosting a Sunday Oyster Roast at the Chesapeake Terrace. The event will take place Sundays between 3 pm and 5:30 pm and features a live band, food available for purchase and a family-friendly oyster roast.

EASTER WEEKEND AT THE TIDES

Friday – Sunday, April 14th-16th

Friday evening, join us on the terrace for live music performed by the Fillmore Duo. Saturday we will feature a morning yoga class and then afternoon egg decorating followed by live music from the Something Different Duo. We will host an Easter Egg Eggstravaganza at 10 am Sunday morning that is sure to be fun for the whole family! Find the golden ticket, snap some pictures with the Easter Bunny and enjoy our fabulous buffet brunch from 11 am – 2 pm. Reservations required.

TIDES TASTE OF SPRING

Saturday, April 22nd

A celebration of craft beer, cider and Virginia wines, Tides Taste of Spring features unlimited beer tastings, a commemorative glass, and live musical entertainment, as well as a special “Taste of Sailing” sponsored by Premier Sailing. Tickets are $35 for over 21, $20 for under 21, with a $5 discount if purchased by March 15th. 11 am – 5 pm.

Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

CLASSIC CAR SHOW

Saturday & Sunday, May 6th-7th

The 2nd Annual Car Show will feature cars of all types, food, beverage and live entertainment. Be sure to check out the road rally on Saturday where participants will be putting their cars through their paces at the Dominion Raceway. 

MOTHER'S DAY WEEKEND

Friday – Sunday, May 12th-14th

Celebrate Mom with a wide array of fun and relaxing activities! Kickstart the weekend with our signature Journey of the Teas (advance sign up is required), enjoy live music on the Terrace, start your day with yoga on the beach, play a round of Croquet and Chardonnay and enjoy an outdoor movie on our inflatable screen. On Sunday, join us for a guided bike tour through historic Irvington and indulge in our fantastic brunch with live saxophone music in the background. Reservations required.

4th OF JULY AT THE TIDES

Saturday – Tuesday, July 1st-4th

Traditional fun at the Tides includes water sports, entertainment and food specials, including our Grill at Commodore’s, down at the beach. Fun for all ages!

TIDES BEE FESTIVAL 

Saturday, September 30th

Join us as we unveil our new apiaries, with their fields of flowers and clover. Guests will learn about bee culture from our head beekeeper, and enjoy foods prepared with our Virginia honey. Journey Spa will feature honey body treatments. Live entertainment will cap out a fabulous day at the Tides.

TIDES HARVEST FESTIVAL

Saturday, October 21st   

Relax and enjoy food, games and entertainment on the Croquet Lawn at the Tides. Savor food and beverage pairings while listening to the great sounds of Good Shot Judy. Enter our raffle to win two tickets to Taste by the Bay 2017. 4 pm – 7 pm.

TASTE BY THE BAY

Saturday, November 18th

This highly anticipated fifth-year event will include samplings from Virginia wineries, Virginia craft brews, tastings from local restaurants, live music, maritime attractions, and just in time for the holiday shopping season- a variety of artisan vendors. Wineries and restaurants alike will be offering tastings, as well as the option to purchase some of our local favorites! 11 am – 5 pm.

TIDES CHRISTMAS MARKETPLACE

Saturday, December 9th

With over 30 vendors all carrying great gift ideas for anyone on your shopping list – bring your friends and make a day of it! The Chesapeake Restaurant will feature live music, specialty drinks and blue plate specials that are sure to whet your appetite. The kids will enjoy cooking, decorating and ornament painting, hosted by Mrs. Claus herself! 

Please contact our Activities Department at (804) 438-4489 for further information or questions.