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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. 

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Enjoy the Tastes of

the Bay in our Food


See Video from the Festival
Courtesy of the Daily Press

See the Hampton

Roads Show


All about the festival

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Arts & Crafts Galore

Shop and enjoy over 160 Arts and Crafts vendors at this year's juried art show.

Fresh Seafood

If you enjoy fresh prepared seafood the Food Lion Food Pavilion is the site for lots of wonderful flavors.

Regional and Local Entertainment

Enjoy plenty of musical acts throughout the weekend.

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.