The Town of Occoquan hosts a variety of events throughout the year. See below to learn more about our annual events. For information on other events and meetings, visit Occoquan Events and Meetings Schedule.
RiverFest & Craft Show
June 4 & 5, 2022
Enjoy this two-day street festival that has it all: fabulous shopping, on-the-water activities, a beer & wine garden with a live concert series. Stop by the new Conservation Alley, packed with family fun, eats, beer, and music, all while raising awareness about the environment. Occurs annually the first full weekend in June.
Fall Arts & Crafts Show
September 24 & 25, 2022
Hosted in the streets of Historic Occoquan, the Fall Arts & Crafts Show will feature two packed days of a wide range of 200+ artisans, makers, and creators in over 20 categories. Meet emerging and experienced artisans, talk to them about their work, and view demonstrations of some of their craft techniques. You’ll have the opportunity to indulge in festival fare and enjoy live music in the beer & wine garden in River Mill Park, the perfect spot to take a break. Let the kids make their own art in mini-workshops or on the mural wall in Imagination Alley! Occurs the last full weekend in September.
HolidayFest & Holiday Artisan Market
Artisan Market: December 3 & 4, 2022
HolidayFest Kicks Off November 19, 2022
Occoquan’s Holiday Artisan Market is held in River Mill Park with a number of other holiday festivities, such as concerts, caroling, and cocoa! Plus visits with Santa! This is a sleek and distinct holiday market curated from the work of juried artisans.
This popular event hosts a weekend of tastings, workshops, and other valentine events.
Stroll through historic Occoquan and vote for your favorite PEEPS® dioramas, displayed at Occoquan businesses, or enter the Occoquan Community Peep Contest with your very own creation! Fun For Lil Peeps lets your little ones hunt for eggs and meet the Easter Bunny.
August 13-21, 2022
Plays in the Park
Aug 26-28 & Sep 2-4, 2022
Spirits & Spirits
October 28 & 29, 2022
Get ready for a scary, spooky good time during Occoquan’s Spirits & Spirits! If you aren’t too scared, check out our spooky Haunted Maze! If you prefer your All Hallows’ Eve to be on the tamer side, we have a costume parade and contest, plus a movie night for you. Occoquan can really get into the SPIRIT of things!