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.

Yard Sale in the Park

Saturday, April 28, 2018  7am-1pm
Poquoson Municipal Park
Sign up to sell your stuff. Turn your clutter into cash at the community wide yard sale.  Spaces to sell are $15.00 and are the size of two parking spots. double spots are available.

All sellers must complete an application/contract. Applications to sell are available at Community Recreation. No tables are provided. All applications to reserve a space must be completed and received by 4:30pm April 20. 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 28 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 only. Not for commercial businesses or wholesale re-sellers. 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.

Clean the Bay Saturday, June 2, 2018

Volunteers are needed June 2, 2018 as part of the Chesapeake Bay Statewide Clean the Bay Day. We need your help at Messick Point to preserve our
City’s coastline.
Time: 9:00am.
Location: Messick Point, Near the Boat Ramps
Bring boots, gloves, and bug spray as we’ll have lots to do to help protect and beautify our waterfront area. Your help is appreciated. To serve as a volunteer call Mel Insley at 868-3580.

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.

2018 Dates: October 19, 20 & 21, 2018.

Annual Poquoson Holiday Parade

Friday, December 7, 2018 7pm

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