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  • Culinary & Agriculture

    Virginia Beach celebrates the gifts of land and sea with foodie adventures that get to the heart of the “eat local” movement.

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    Coastal Harvest Feast

    Cuisine and culture come together in this multi-day, all-inclusive Coastal Harvest Feast celebrating the fields, nets, vines, markets and tables behind Coastal Virginia’s culinary traditions. Tour Virginia Beach and the surrounding area and meet those who grow, catch, and cure the region’s finest fare. Get a diverse sampling of the many culinary adventures that call our shores home on one unforgettable journey through Coastal Virginia’s delicious destinations.

    Coastal Virginia Food Tours (202) 683-8847 • CoastalFoodTours.com • Call for pricing • Tour Length: multi-day • Participants: minimum 35, please call for maximum • Availability: year-round

    Taste of the Market

    Whether you’re looking for fresh-from-the-farm produce, locally made specialty foods and baked goods, seafood, or a great butcher, Virginia Beach Farmers Market is a family-friendly destination. Taste of the Market is a down-to-earth tour that features a sampling from Season’s Best Bakery, The Country Butcher, Gilly’s Creamery and our produce vendors. Escape from the Boardwalk and take a taste of Virginia’s Finest; finish your visit off with some leisurely shopping.

    Virginia Beach Farmers Market 3640 Dam Neck Rd. • (757) 385-4388 • Vbgov.com/farmersmarket • Tour Price: $20 per person • Tour Length: 2 hours • Participants: minimum 10, maximum 50 • Availability: year-round, Monday - Friday

    Farm to Table

    When talking food cuisine at the beach no conversation is complete without a mention of our locally grown fruits and vegetables. An area rich in history, we can boast of Lynnhaven oysters being served on the Titanic or once having more than 1500 acres of strawberries in production. Come join us with Farm To Table as we speak with local farmers and savor some fresh produce. Gain insight to the importance of supporting local agriculture while protecting our farmland and forests. Finally, hear stories of when our area had more pigs than people, as Virginia Beach was once the largest hog producer East of the Mississippi.

    Virginia Beach Farmers Market 3640 Dam Neck Rd. • (757) 385-4388 • Vbgov.com/farmersmarket • Tour Price: $25 per person • Tour Length: 4 hours • Participants: minimum 10, maximum 50 • Availability: year-round, Monday - Saturday

    Call the Virginia Beach Farmers Market for options and to customize tour.

    Crab Feast

    Enjoy an authentic Chesapeake Bay CRAB FEAST with all the fixings. Since the 1800's, Blue Crabs have been caught commercially in the Chesapeake Bay and are integral to the local economy. Your tour guide will teach you the Virginia Beach way to eat these tasty treats.

    Coastal Virginia Food Tours (202) 683-8847 • CoastalFoodTours.com • Call for pricing • Tour Length: varies • Availability: seasonally

    Craft Beer Tour

    Behind-the-scenes access to top local breweries and brewpubs will inform you about the evolution, styles and production of various brews, tips on selection and pairings. Tours may be customized to fit your itinerary, whether a short tasting experience as part of a culinary journey or multiple stops for a full craft brewery adventure.

    Safe and Responsible
    Our tour provides a fun and safe approach to touring multiple breweries responsibly.

    Taste of Tidewater Tours (757) 340-8687 • TasteTidewater.com • Tour Length: 2-4 hours • Please call for pricing and availability

    Coastal Virginia Food Tours (202) 683-8847 • CoastalFoodTours.com • Tour Length: 2-4 hours • Please call for pricing and availability

  • Here in Virginia Beach, every day holds the promise of discovery. From the tiniest shell found on the shore to the most amazing aircraft, this is where your sense of wonder will be awakened. Even those moments spent soaking up the sun are a delight to the senses, proving that you hardly have to do a thing to live the life in Virginia Beach.

    Much more than a tour, this is an invitation to experience what makes life here so irresistible. The carefree, independent spirit that fuels life in Virginia Beach awaits discovery in every Live the Life Adventure.

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