Celebrate the 40th Anniversary.
Enjoy the Bounty of the Bay and visit the Poquoson Seafood Festival. The City of Poquoson's annual salute to the working watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and life along the bay in a coastal City.
Enjoy the Tastes of
the Bay in our Food
Arts & Crafts Galore
Shop and enjoy over 160 Arts and Crafts vendors at this year's juried art show.
If you enjoy fresh prepared seafood the Food Lion Food Pavilion is the site for lots of wonderful flavors.
Bring a chair or blanket for concerts.
All stage entertainment is Free
Located on the Virginia Peninsula
Exhibits, Petting Zoo & more
Enjoy this annual fun, family, community event. Enjoy the children's petting zoo on Saturday,
October 20 and Sunday October 21 in the Children's Area. Exhibits from the Virginia Natural History Museum, and VIMS
Petting Zoo and Exhibits are free.
Just minutes from Newport News, Oyster Point Area and only 6 miles from Yorktown, Virginia. Poquoson is easliy accessible from exit 256B from I-64.
Directions to Festival:From I-64 take the Poquoson exit (256B) to Victory Blvd./Rt. 171. Remain on Rt. 171 for approximately 5-6 miles. Follow signs leading into the Festival parking area.
The Poquoson Seafood Festival was named the Silver Medalist for Virginia Peninsula events as part of the Best of Coastal Virginia Magazine in 2016, and 2017.
Hampton Roads Magazine named the
Festival in the Best of 757 Reader's Choice Awards in 2013.
Reminders: Please no coolers, dogs or skateboards are permitted on the festival grounds.