Oyster Roast - Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad

Oyster Roast

It was another great event!

43rd Annual Oyster Roast

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
Virginia Beach Convention Center

Don’t miss it next year!

One of our favorite events, the annual Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad’s Oyster Roast & Craft Beer Festival is our largest fundraiser of the year. With the donations we receive, we are able to continue to purchase the advanced lifesaving equipment we need to answer more than 14,000 calls every year. The treatment and transport we give our community costs you absolutely nothing. Your support is vital in maintaining this high level of service.

What made it so much fun?

  • Raw, roasted and fried oysters
  • Local craft beer
  • BBQ, fried chicken, sides and soft drinks
  • Live music: The Michael Clark Band
  • Casino tables
  • Silent and live auctions + raffles
  • Rescue squad demonstrations and equipment
  • Local artisans
  • Children’s activities




Barbara & Dale Darr


Ocean Air Heating & Cooling


Patricia Ashkenazi

Cliff Cutchins

Gerald Jaffe

The Sumnick Family

Global Wealth Management

Sam Consenza

Lisa Prudenti


Arnhold Marketing Services

Anthony Brinn

Franklin Family Foundation

The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller

George Temple

Roy Ward

Harry & Theresa Davis

Larry & Patty Lusk

White, Anderson & Associates, P.C.

Mark & Kerstin Devlin

Clay & Pam Everett

Judith Midgett

Patrick Venditti

We’re thankful to the vendors who contributed to our successful fundraiser!


  • Agio (Live Auction Donation)
  • Arthur Murray (Live Auction Donation)
  • Best Value Hardware (Live Auction Donation)
  • Captain Cheryl (Live Auction Donation)
  • Fat Frogs (Live Auction Donation)
  • Kettler (Live Auction Donation)
  • Margaritaville Holdings (Live Auction Donation)
  • Orange Peel Transportation (Live Auction Donation)
  • Patriotic Excursions (Live Auction Donation)
  • Resource Building Corporation (Live Auction Donation)
  • Spirit of Norfolk (Live Auction Donation)
  • Taste Virginia Tours/Farmhouse Brewing Co. (Live Auction Donation)
  • Total Wine (Live Auction Donation)
  • Adventure Park
  • Bay Creek Golf Course
  • Beach Cinema Alehouse
  • Dolphin Tour
  • Hilton Oceanfront
  • Hyatt Place – Town Center
  • Jungle Golf
  • Kitchen Barn
  • Laser Tag
  • Mermaid Factory
  • Motor World
  • Norfolk Admirals
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden
  • Ocean Breeze
  • Pinboys
  • Rudee Rocket
  • Rudee Tours
  • Rudee’s Restaurant
  • Sandbridge Pig Pickin’
  • Sandler Center Tickets
  • Signature Golf Course
  • Stand Up Paddleboard
  • The Escape Room
  • Tides Baseball Tickets
  • Top Golf
  • Virginia Symphony Tickets
  • Virginia Aquarium
  • Wyndham
  • Zeider’s American Dream Theater


  • A.R.E. Health Spa
  • 21st Street Art Gallery
  • Atlantic Dominion
  • Ava Marie Salon
  • Beauty Tree Spa
  • Clip Pets Grooming
  • CycleBar
  • Dog Stuff
  • Dr. Earnest Coalter, DDS
  • Fresh Market
  • Heritage Store
  • KT Nails
  • London Bridge Greenhouses & Nursery
  • Long Jewelers
  • Massage Envy
  • Massage Luxe
  • Oceanfront Yoga
  • Pure Barre
  • Quality Stone Concepts
  • Running, Etc.
  • Sabrina’s Salon
  • Salon @ 31st
  • Salon 3200
  • Shear Class
  • Stability Crossfit
  • Trader Joe’s
  • Wayne Jones Florist
  • Wild Bird’s Unlimited
  • Tom Gill – Auctioneer



  • 21st Street Seafood Company
  • A Bite of Maine
  • Aldo’s Ristorante
  • Anchor Allie’s
  • Ashburn Sauce Company
  • Back Bay Brewery
  • Bad Ass Coffee
  • Bagel Baker
  • Baja Cantina
  • Baker’s Crust
  • Ballyhoo’s 
  • Beach Bully
  • Bella Monte
  • Big Sam’s Inlet Cafe
  • Black Angus
  • Bonefish Grill
  • Buffalo Wild Wing
  • Cafe 67
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Calypso Bar & Grill
  • Chick’s Oyster Bar
  •  Chix Seaside Grille
  • Citrus Restaurant – N. Great Neck
  • Cobalt Grill
  • Cowboy Neil’s Cantina
  • CP Shuckers
  • Croc’s 
  • Dairy Queen
  • Doc Taylor’s 
  • Donkey Dawgs
  • EAT – An American Bistro
  • Esoteric
  • Famous Uncle Al’s Hot Dogs and Tap
  • Firehouse Subs
  • Forbes Taffy
  • GiGi’s Cupcakes
  • Green Cat Juice Bar
  • Icehouse Restaurant


  • Il Gardino
  • Isle of Capri
  • Java Surf Cafe
  • The Jewish Mother/Elevation 27
  • Kelly’s Tavern
  • Leaping Lizard
  • Lynnhaven Coffee Company
  • Mannino’s Italian Bistro
  • Mary’s Restaurant
  • Mission BBQ
  • Mojito Cafe
  • Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub
  • Nick’s Hospitality Restaurant
  • No Frill Grill
  • North End Pizza
  • Old Beach Tavern
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Pelon’s 
  • Plaza Bakery
  • Press Wine
  • Saladworks
  • Seaside Raw Bar
  • Skinny Dip
  • Smartmouth Brewery
  • Smokey Bones
  • South Beach
  • Steinhilbers
  • Sunnyside Cafe
  • Surf Club Grill
  • Surfrider
  • Tapped Gastropub
  • Tarnished Truth
  • Taste
  • Tautog’s
  • The Atlantic on Pacific
  • The Beach Pub
  • The Egg Bistro
  • Wasserhund Brewing Company
  • Waterman’s Surfside Grille
  • Zero’s Subs

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