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.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Wednesday – Monday, May 24th-29th

Join us for a weekend of events in honor of Memorial Day. Enjoy poolside buffets, live music, and beach celebrations, all leading up to a remarkable Memorial Day Service. 

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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 

Friday – Saturday, September 29th-30th

Everything about this weekend is “Bee-utiful!” On Friday, guests are encouraged to decorate hats with bee-themed items provided by the Tides, and will then be able to participate in a contest on Saturday. Kids will also be invited to create bee-themed crafts. Then on Saturday, 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 weekend 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 live musical entertainment. 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.