24 May 2022

Things to Do in Ocean View and East Beach - Norfolk’s Sandy, Sunny Hotspot

Your gateway to water activities, seafood and gorgeous sunsets is in Norfolk’s Ocean View and East Beach area. They’re perfectly situated on the spectacular Chesapeake Bay. Come enjoy it for yourself, and be sure to check out the following things to do.

Bay Day

Head down to the bay for a day of sunbathing, sand and gentle waves, perfect for the whole family. Ocean View and East Beach make the waterfront oh so easy to access and enjoy. Ocean View Beach ParkSarah Constant Beach Park and Community Beach Park all offer free parking with lifeguards on duty from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Labor Day.

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Go Fishing / Crabbing

The Ocean View Fishing Pier has an on-site tackle shop for all your fishing needs, including fishing attire so you can dress for the dock. Fishing and crabbing at the OV Fishing Pier is all the rage and be sure to stick around for spectacular sunset viewing!

The Ocean View Station Museum 

The Ocean View Station Museum traces the history of Ocean View from the 1880s to the 1980s. The museum displays a rollercoaster car and a boat from the famous former Ocean View Amusement Park. Stop by to check out artifacts and pictures from the early days of Ocean View. 

Seafood Restaurants

Looking for seafood? Look no further than Ocean View and East Beach for some of the best seafood offerings in Norfolk, including the Ocean View Fishing Pier RestaurantStony’s Dockside Bar and Grill, Longboards East Beach and Captain Groovy’s, just to name a few.

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