Save the Bay Family Day

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation invites the Hampton Roads community to celebrate 50 years of saving the Bay!

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12:30-4:00 p.m.
Brock Environmental Center   (Map)
3663 Marlin Bay Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455

Get outside and bring your family to the Brock Environmental Center for a thrilling day of educational experiences, local bites, live music, and more!

Onsite sign-ups will be available for the following experiences:

  • Cruise the Bay with Captains Jimmy and Yancey aboard the Jenny S
  • Make a fish printed T-shirt or bandana
  • Meet Mermaid Ariana
  • Build an oyster cage
  • Check out a bird show
  • And much more!

Be one of the first to try Rain Barrel, a Bay Saver's Brew—beer made from treated rainwater collected at the Brock Environmental Center, a limited edition CBF 50th anniversary brew brought to you by Pleasure House Brewing Company. Enjoy local food trucks, oysters, and ice cream on a fun-filled day for you and your family!

Parking details: Please use street parking on Marlin Bay Drive and follow the signs to the event. ADA compliant spaces are available with a tag in the lot on Chesterfield Avenue. Parking attendants will be onsite to direct you.

Doors open at 12:30pm. First activities start at 1:00pm.

Purchase a discounted membership during registration and you could win a trip for two aboard the Jenny S the evening of September 13th. Twelve lucky winners will be drawn at random and notified via email on September 10th after the event.

Skip the lines for onsite registration. Check in faster by pre-registering online now.

This event is made possible by our generous sponsor PRA Group.

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