2020 Poquoson Seafood Festival Work Boat Races
Notice Effective May 8, 2020
The Poquoson Seafood Festival Workboat Races will not be held this year - October 2020. The Workboat Races will be cancelled due to the uncertainty of events. Please support our sponsors and businesses that supported the Races through the years. We hope to resume at a later date.
The Chesapeake Bay Deadrise Workboat Race Committee
The Workboat race will hopefully resume September 2021 with a date to be announced.
Special Thanks to our Race Sponsors for 2019
as of 10/1/19
Pomoco Nissan of Hampton, Waterfront Development, Jordan Marine, Julian Ann Seafood, Brown Enterprises, LLC.
L.D Amory Seafood
B & C Seafood
Danny’s Auto Glass & Mirror
Sam Rust Seafood, Inc.
Surf Rider Restaurant
Kathleen McKone Realtor
York River Yacht Haven
Bill Forrest Seafood
Canvas Docktors, LLC
Miss Mary Seafood
Quality Home Inspections
Diggs Diesel, LLC
In-Kind Contributions from
Joeys Sign & Lettering, Islander Trophies & Engraving, Chesapeake Jewelers
Poquoson Work boat Races and Kick-Off Party
One of the most prestigious Work boat Races in the Hampton Roads area is conducted on Poquoson’s Back River with Chesapeake Bay Dead Rise Boats and other working craft. Hundreds of spectators enjoy this annual salute to the Working Watermen of Hampton Roads.