Hermit crab race in Virginia Beach this weekend

Posted at 10:51 AM, Jul 20, 2012
and last updated 2012-07-20 10:51:04-04

Hermit crabs make very good first pets! Watch as Kristen and Lesleyanne race these critters on the WGNT Morning Show.

Here’s a tip: don’t use painted shells for the crabs – the paint may flake off and the creature may eat it, possibly causing death.

Hermit Crab Challenge

Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 30th Street – Free Event

Mid-Atlantic Hermit Crab Challenge

21st Annual OV Crab & Seafood Feast


Ocean View Beach Park, Norfolk

12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Family Fun & After Work Cornhole Fridays – VB Sportsplex, Virginia Beach

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.


Studio 5 1/2 Family Dance

Virginia MOCA Virginia Beach

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

2 & up $10 – Parents Free