2017 VA Back To the Bay

Photo Credit: Chesapeake Bay Program

2017 VA Back To the Bay

June 10, 2017 10:00 am | Mason Neck State Park | Lorton, VA

Back To the Bay

Download the 2017 Back to the Bay Program and Agenda here

2017 Back to the Bay

2017 Back to the Bay was a huge success! Back to the Bay will be happening again in 2018 during Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week. Check back for date, location and details! Click here to view photos from the 2017 event.

Alliance staff at 2017 Back to the Bay




Celebrate Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week and don’t miss the inaugural Back to the Bay on Saturday, June 10, 2017, at Mason Neck State Park in Northern Virginia. This event is held annually the second Saturday of June. Back to the Bay was created to raise public awareness of the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia’s rivers and streams and to engage the community and local businesses. This special day is also meant to teach families, students and educators about Bay restoration activities while as they enjoy live entertainment, local food and beverages and outdoor family-friendly activities. 

Saturday, June 10, 2017
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Mason Neck State Park
7301 High Point Road, Lorton, VA 22079
Click here for directions and information about the park.

Download a Back to the Bay map of the park here

Sponsorship Opportunities

Has your business, organization, or agency contributed to Chesapeake Bay awareness and restoration efforts that you would like to spotlight? Join us by becoming a Back to the Bay sponsor and let us share and highlight your story as we rally others to support the Chesapeake Bay and its watershed rivers and streams! As a Back to the Bay sponsor, you will help promote Bay restoration and protection and enjoy a unique recognition opportunity at a day of fun that guests will not forget! Back to the Bay Sponsors will receive a 12 month Businesses for the Bay membership for free!

Deadline for sponsorships: May 19, 2017

All Sponsors will receive an exhibit space at Back to the Bay! (Please note, all exhibitors must provide their own tables, chairs, and tents.)

To download information about sponsorship levels and benefits, please click here


Platinum Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


 Bronze Sponsor





Partner Sponsors

Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Program

Northern Virginia Conservation Trust

Virginia Turfgrass Council

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