Events

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.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt


Saturday, April 20, 2019
Join us in Poquoson Municipal Park for a morning of fun at the Annual City Easter Egg Hunt.
9:30 Activities Begin,  10am Hunt Begins promptly
Ages 10 and Under invited
Special thanks to Emmaus Baptist Church for their support of the event.


Yard Sale in the Park Spring 2019


Saturday, April 27  7am-1pm
All sellers must complete an application/contract. Applications are available at Community
Recreation. No tables are provided. All applications to reserve a space must be completed and
received by 4:30pm April 18. Payment must accompany applications.
Note: Spaces are assigned at the discretion of Community Recreation staff. Spaces may fill before deadline. No late reservations for spaces will be taken.
No set up prior to the morning of April 27 will be allowed in the park.
All vendors are required to make a $50 space deposit with a held check, to ensure cleanliness at the respective space following the sale. Note: This activity is open to private individuals, business with a proper business license and home based businesses. There is no rain-date for this event.
No face-painting, bake sales, game tables or raffles will be allowed at the sale.
For more information call 868-3580. Program #206.

Fairies & Friends Day May 18


Legend has it that Fairies were a blessing to the crops for an abundant
growing season. Let’s fill the garden with the Fairies and help our garden grow! The friends of the garden include the pollinators too- so learn about their importance to the garden as we explore a variety of crafts and garden fun. Enjoy magical garden activities, face-painting, fairy fun with wand
making & crafts, and fairy learning activities
in partnership with the Virginia Cooperative Extension York-Poquoson Master Gardeners & the City of Poquoson Community Recreation
All activities free! 10am-1pm Children & their Families ages 10 and under
Wear your wings and costumes. Location: Poquoson Museum Learning Garden Time: 10am-1pm Event is Free.



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.

2019 Dates: October 18, 19, 21, 2019

Annual Poquoson Holiday Parade


Typically the first Friday in December 2019.
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




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