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.
The Spring 2022 Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Kids is scheduled Saturday, April 16. at Municipal Park.
Children ages 10 and under invited
Event is free.
Kid's Activities begin at 9:30am
and the Hunt Begins Promptly at 10am
Many thanks to this year's partner- Emmaus Baptist Church for their support of this fun community event. Bring an Easter basket to help with your hunting.

Save the Bay Day Saturday, June 4, 2022

Join community volunteers at Messick Point on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 9am.
Bring gloves and boots as we clean our coastal areas.
All children must be accompanied by an adult for supervision and safety.Bring sunscreen and bug spray. More information 868-3580.

Poquoson's Picnic & Fireworks In the Park
Saturday, June 25, 2022
Poquoson Municipal Park
Parking will be available at Poquoson High School- follow event signs.
Come enjoy a fun time as we welcome everyone back in our community June 25th. Enjoy community vendors, businesses displays, entertainment,  food and more. Plus fireworks to close out the evening. Come visit, have fun, and see friends. It's time to connect our community and you're invited! Event is Free.

Poquoson Seafood Festival

The Annual Poquoson Seafood Festival will be held October 14, 15 and 16, 2022.
Vendor Information/Applications for 2022 available here.

The City also hosts an annual Christmas Parade in Early December. The parade features approximately 50 units with antique cars, bands, and floats highlighting the holiday season and Poquoson Community.

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Poquoson Seafood Festival