Discover Occoquan Aug. 13 to 21

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Provided by Town of Occoquan

Celebrate Occoquan businesses with a week of activities including interactive classes and free demonstrations hosted by town merchants, plus a Scavenger Hunt, Taste of Occoquan, and Sip & Shop event! Plus, Trivia Night, our famous Duck Splash, a corn hole tournament, a concert, and more! Visitors are invited to browse the town’s unique shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes to experience all that Occoquan has to offer. Details and schedules can be found at

Events Throughout the Week

Scavenger Hunt

During Discover Occoquan Week, visit businesses throughout Occoquan and answer questions
about town history on your scavenger hunt passport form (available at all participating businesses).

Taste of Occoquan

Aug. 18 to 21: Treat your tastebuds with flights of food as you experience international dishes from award- winning restaurants in Occoquan.

Sip & Stroll and Shop Late

Aug. 20: One-day only from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.! Order adult beverages at participating restaurants and walk through the historic district of Occoquan while browsing the shops and galleries or attending the free concert (7:00 to 9:00 p.m.) in River Mill Park!

Duck Splash

Aug. 14, at 12:00 noon: Adopt a numbered rubber duck from Patriot Scuba, then come on Sunday, Aug. 14 to watch it race along the Occoquan River with hundreds of other ducks! $5 to adopt your duck. Winners receive $20-500 depending on their place in the race. All proceeds benefit Patriots for Disabled Divers. Buy your tickets online at

Corn Hole Tournament

Aug. 20, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Cost: $30 or $25 if you bring your own boards. Pick up a beverage and snacks before you play.

Agnes Artwork Unveiling

Aug. 20, 11:00 a.m.: This ceremony in River Mill Park includes the unveiling of an original piece of artwork commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes’ effects on the Town of Occoquan and the surrounding area.


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