The Town of Occoquan is host to a wide variety of special events throughout the year. In addition to the events listed below, please check out the web sites listed at the bottom of the page for additional listings.
February 9 -- Business Guild Chocolate Walk (11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
February 23 – Frigid February 5K Run/Walk (8:30 a.m., 413 Mill Street)
March 21 – Occoquan Historical Society Lecture, “Occoquan and the Civil War: 1862”
April 21 – Occoquan Historical Society Gala
April 26 – Arbor Day Event
April 27 – Friends of the Occoquan (FOTO) Spring Cleanup
May 9 – Occoquan Historical Society Lecture, "The Suffragists at the Occoquan Workhouse"
May 11 -- Art on the Block (1 - 5 p.m.)
May 11 -- Historic Tours of Ococquan by Kayak Begin (11:00 a.m., 2nd and 4th Saturdays through October, Occoquan Regional Park)
May 18 -- Occoquan River Fest 2013 (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)
May 18 -- Prince William Public Library System Foundation "Speakeasy" Fundraiser at Rockledge Mansion (8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.)
June 1-2 – Spring Arts and Crafts Show
June 15 – Annual Duck Splash Race
July 11 – Occoquan Historical Society Lecture
July 20 – Hammill/Underwood Cup Canoe/Kayak/SUP Race
September 28-29 – Fall Arts and Crafts Show
November 22 – Business Guild Holiday Open House (4 - 8 p.m.)
December 7 – Santa Arrives in Occoquan by Boat (Noon)
December – Town Blessing and Holiday Party
HistoricOccoquan.com Events Site
Occoquan Historical Society Site
Occoquan Historical Society Lecture, "The Suffragists at the Occoquan Workhouse" -- Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 6:30 p.m.
Come to the second installment of the Occoquan Historical Society's 2013 bi-monthly lecture series. Ms. Kathleen Pablo, a member of the Board of Directors of the 501(c)(3) Turning Point Suffragist Memorial Association will speak on the suffragists whose imprisonment at the Occoquan Workhouse in 1917 was a turning point in the struggle for women's suffrage. The lecture will be held, weather permitting, outdoors at the Secret Garden Cafe, 404 Mill Street, Occoquan, VA. Food and drink will be available for purchase during the lecture.
Art on the Block -- Saturday, May 11, 2013 (1-5 p.m.)
Visit with more than 60 local artists while they work, participate in receptions, and sign up for special drawings involving the following galleries in Historic Occoquan, Virginia: Art A La Carte (310 Mill Street), Artists' Undertaking Gallery (309 Mill Street), The Loft Gallery (311 Mill Street), and the Mill Street Studio (416 Mill Street).