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Things to do in Virginia Beach on the Shores of the Chesapeake Bay

Oysters are in Season


The Oyster season is in full swing in  Va Beach and other waterfront communities around the Chesapeake Bay.  Typically the best season are months with and “r” in them and January is peak.  Many local restaurants are serving oysters on the half shell, and with Va Beach restaurant week coming up soon, you’ll want to take advantage of the season.

Local harvest from the Lynnhaven and the Chesapeake Bay are making a big comeback from the decimating decline in Oyster population that began in the late 70’s into the late 90’s.   With many aqua culture farms in and around our region, the oyster population is overcoming the odds Plus we have seen some improvement in Chesapeake Bay water quality and clarity in the last year.

Check out the video below and the local dining guide.  On the Eastern Shore of Virginia just north of Cape Charles is Chatham Vineyards …. check them out and join their wine club.  They have upcoming events that include Oysters on the half shell pairing with their award winning wines …

If you have questions about the area or are looking to start “Living the Coastal Lifestyle” Contact Rick Sterling, Broker at 757-642-1212.

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