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Urbanna, Virginia

Urbanna Family Friendly Events

How did such a small town get such a big reputation? The Urbanna Oyster Festival, of course. Virginia's official oyster festival hosts 75,000 visitors in the fall. We have a juried art show, a holiday house tour, concerts in the park, street parades, boat parades, fireworks and a monthly farmer's market, too. Throw your own party in an English garden, on the waterfront, in a pocket park or at an historic site. Get down and boogie in Urbanna, Virginia.

Saturday, August 12

Stock up on home grown and homemade treats, flowers and plants, just-picked produce, local pasture raised beef, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles, local honey and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist!

Saturday, August 19

A classic movie at the Town Green. Bring your own chair or blanket. Come early and have a picnic, socialize and enjoy the movie! Light snacks will be available for purchase. Movie begins at dark.

Saturday, August 19

Middlesex Woman's Club Presents
Galleria 2017

9am to 2pm - Rain or Shine. Inside and outside the Woman's Club Building at 210 Virginia Street

Featuring: Children's activity books and art prints, beauty & health products, MCWC Crafters, Christmas crafts, Pampered Chef, Re-purposed furniture, Fresh produce, Jewelry, Home Decor, Fairy Garden, Wood art, Spices, Raffle, Delicious Homemade Pound Cake, and more!

Saturday, September 2

Founders’ Day

Several location in Urbanna will host family-fun activities; Pirates (including a Pirate School for the children), Colonial & Militia Interpreters, outdoor music, living history activities and more. 10am to 4pm.

Saturday, September 9

Stock up on home grown and homemade treats, flowers and plants, just-picked produce, local pasture raised beef, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles, local honey and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendor information

Saturday, October 14

Stock up on home grown and homemade treats, flowers and plants, just-picked produce, local pasture raised beef, fresh baked goods, artisan cheeses, clothing, jewelry, soaps, candles, local honey and who knows what else. Visit our special section just for local artist! Vendor information

Saturday, October 14

Stroll along the charming streets of Urbanna while tasting samples of wine and fresh oysters (and other tasty morsels) at participating restaurants and shops. Live music. A $20.00 ticket includes a logo wine glass and map of participants.

Tickets

Tickets may be purchased Online below (preferred) or:

Urbanna - Cindy's Bynn, If its Wood, Lowe Tide or Something Different.

Deltaville - J&W Seafood or The Table at Wilton

Guest exchange event tickets* at the town green for a gift bag including a souvenir wine glass and event guide and then stroll to the participating Urbanna shops and businesses to sample wine and light snack pairings. Each guest receives a free oyster tasting. Oysters provided by Windmill Point Oysters and Miracle of Urbanna. Music will be provided during the event by tidewater region duo favorite Mercy Creek.
Sponsored by the Urbanna Business Association, Town of Urbanna, and Middlesex County Department of Tourism.
For more information: gthrockmorton@yahoo.com
*Guest may be asked to present valid proof of age ID

4pm to 7pm | Town Green

Participating Wineries

Gauthier Vineyard
Caret Cellars
Williamsburg Winery

Saturday, October 28

Put on your spookiest or funniest costume and hit the streets like you’ve never done before. Halloween is the perfect time to celebrate it here with wicked music, ghoulish friends, and spooktacular drink specials.

The crawl starts at Mi Jalisco at 7pm, at 8pm you'll crawl up to Something Different where DJ J Connection Wayne Jessie will be rocking the house. At 9pm you'll head to The Half Shell Grill where there will be a costume contest for the Scariest, Funniest and Most Original costumes.

Friday and Saturday, November 3 and 4

Urbanna Oyster Festival

Virginia’s official oyster festival. Highlights include Friday night’s Firemen’s Parade (7pm), Saturday’s Virginia State Oyster Shucking Contest (11am) and the right-out-of-Norman-Rockwell Oyster Festival Parade (2pm).

Friday: 9am to Midnight

Saturday: 9am to 6pm

Friday, December 1

Holiday Fashion Show and Luncheon

Enjoy lunch while local models show you the latest fashions from Cyndy's Bynn, Lowe Tide and R.S.Bristow.

11am to 1pm at Historic Lansdowne

Friday, December 1

11am - 1pm • Fashion Show with lunch at Lansdowne. Tickets available at Cyndy’s Bynn, Lowe Tide, R.S. Bristow and ReSail Boutique

4:30pm • Festivities start at the Fire House with good food provided by the Women’s Auxiliary.

7pm • Christmas Parade followed by the Free Santa Party for the children.

Saturday, December 2, 2017

9am • Children and Pet Parade

9am - 5pm • Train Exhibit on Cross St.

10am - 4p, • Santa at 51 Cross St

11am • Puppet Show and the Free Children’s Christmas Shop with refreshments at the Urbanna Baptist Church

11am - 4pm • Urbanna Cruises boat rides at the Town Marina

3 - 5pm • Wine, Chocolate & Cheese at the Chesapeake Inn

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The Polar Plunge benefits the Middlesex Family YMCA Guardian Program. Professional and amateur chefs are invited to enter the Chili Cook-Off contest. Visitors will be allowed to taste samples of the variety of chili.

10am to 3pm | Urbanna Town Marina and Something Different

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