Your Ultimate Guide to the Wine & Cherries Weekend

A giant corkscrew during sunset at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, which is a destination for the Wine & Cherries Weekend

If you don’t currently have plans for President’s Day Weekend, that’s about to change. There’s an event that you simply can’t miss! It’s the Wine & Cherries Weekend in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay wine region — a celebration of our remarkable local cuisine and culture. Find out what you need to know and plan to attend […]

Your Ultimate Guide to the Urbanna Oyster Festival

A plate of oysters at the Urbanna Oyster Festival

Clear your calendars for the first weekend in November, because you don’t want to miss the Urbanna Oyster Festival on Friday and Saturday. Just ask one of the previous participants — this annual festival has been running for over 60 years and never disappoints attendees. Urbanna is a small town of about 500 residents, but […]

Why You Need to Attend the Taste by the Bay at the Tides Inn

A woman pouring glasses of white wine at the Taste by the Bay event at the Tides Inn

If you don’t already have plans for November 23, 2019, you will after hearing about this fall festival! The list of reasons to check out the Taste by the Bay at the Tides Inn is nearly endless, but we were able to narrow it down to five. Find out what they are, and start planning […]

7 of the Best Wineries on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

Wine glasses in vineyard on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail

You don’t have to travel all the way to Napa Valley to sample the country’s finest wines. In fact, some of the most delicious pinots and cabernets can be found right here on the Chesapeake Bay Wine Trail! With remarkable views, beautiful weather, and world-class wine, it’s hard to imagine a more perfect way to […]

How to Get Cracking at the Irvington Crab Festival

People eating under the tent at the Irvington Crab Festival

When the calendar flips to August each year, it’s time to crack open some delicious seafood! The 2019 Irvington Crab Festival takes place on Saturday, August 10th, and it’s going to bring hundreds of foodies together at the Irvington Commons. It’s just a short walk away from the Hope and Glory Inn! Find out everything […]

Discover One of the Best Northern Neck Strawberry Festivals

Someone holding a bunch of strawberries at the Northern Neck Strawberry Festival

Are you looking for fun things to do this Memorial Day Weekend? You can’t go wrong by attending the St. Stephen’s Strawberry Festival on the Northern Neck! This popular tradition brings joy to the community each year with freshly picked strawberries, decadent shortcakes, live music, and more just minutes away from the Hope and Glory […]

Everything You Need to Know About the Deltaville Seafood Festival

Someone holding a plate of oysters at the Deltaville Seafood Festival

“How can they pack so much fun into two days?” You might ask yourself that very question after attending the 2020 Deltaville Seafood Festival from May 8 to 9. That’s right — the annual celebration is coming back once again to bring you freshly caught seafood, great music, local crafts, and more! Will you be […]