VIMS’ Marine Life Day

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Eastern Shore Laboratory (ESL) will host their tenth annual Marine Life Day on Saturday, September 16, 2023. The event will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Seawater Laboratory located at 39 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague, VA.

Come out and experience a fun and educational day exploring marine life found on Virginia’s Eastern Shore! The event will showcase marine science research being conducted at ESL and in our local waters, and will highlight work that appeals to visitors of all ages and localities. Guests will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of marine organisms in touch tanks and live displays, study creatures under microscopes, learn about marine science through activities and crafts, and discuss current research projects with scientists from various fields of study. 

This event is free. To pre-register for the event, go to For more information, contact Hollis Parks at [email protected] or call (757) 787-5816.


Sep 16 2023


12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Eastern Shore Laboratory
39 Atlantic Avenue, Wachapreague, VA, 23480
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