The Community Recreation Department hosts a variety of events throughout the calendar year that are designed to be family friendly and engaging for our community.

If you  or your group wishes to host a community event, a fundraiser,  a 5k Running Race, a Parade, a block party, or other special event that closes streets, utilizes park facilities, sidewalks etc, please complete a Special Event Application Form. Civic and community groups, as well as individuals  must utilize the Special Event Application form (PDF). The form needs to be submitted to the Community Recreation Office at least 8 weeks in advance of your event.

2016 Poquoson Holiday Parade

  • Theme: A Picture Perfect Holiday
  • Parade Entry Form
  • Friday, December 2, 2016  
  • Wythe Creek Road will close at 6:45 to prepare for the parade. Poquoson Avenue from Champs to Tidewater Z Shop will become 1 way beginning at 5:45pm.
  • Parade Begins at 7pm
  • Judges Stand at Dominion Village; Awards and Refreshments following at Dominion Village approx. 8:30pm
  • Special Thanks to the 2015 Sponsors: Pomoco Nissan of Hampton; Poquoson Fire Co. & Rescue Squads; Dominion Village; City of Poquoson

Poquoson Seafood Festival

Celebrate the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay, with Poquoson's Annual salute to the working water men and life along the bay in our coastal City. This three day festival in Mid-October features over 150 artisans, 2 stages of live entertainment, local exhibitors and businesses, as well as a variety of local and specialty seafood in our renowned Food Court. 
The Poquoson Seafood Festival supports kick-off events leading up to the event.
 Visit the Poquoson Seafood Festival website for full details.
The Festival will be held in 2017 as follows:
Friday, October 20
Saturday, October 21
Sunday, October 22
Poquoson Easter Egg Hunt
The Egg Hunt  held annually in conjunction with Easter invites youth ages 10 and under at Poquoson Municipal Park to hunt for eggs. The event will be held Saturday, April 15, 2017. This year's event is presented in partnership with Vector 27 Financial Services.

Spring Yard Sale in Park

This annual event held each spring allows sellers to turn trash into cash! at  Municipal Park, near the pool parking lot. The event typically will hosts nearly 30-35 sellers.  2017 Date to be announced.