Occoquan Celebrates Discover Occoquan, Aug. 13 to 21, 2022

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Provided by Town of Occoquan

Celebrate town businesses with more than a week of activities including a Scavenger Hunt, Taste of Occoquan, a Sip & Stroll, plus, Trivia Night, the famous Duck Splash, a corn hole tournament, a concert, and more! Visitors are invited to browse the town’s unique shops, boutiques, galleries, and eateries and participate in their special activities, including demonstrations, workshops, and sales to discover all that Occoquan has to offer.

Scavenger Hunt

Aug. 13 to 21, historic district

​Visit businesses throughout Occoquan and answer questions about town history on your scavenger hunt passport form. When you finish, enter your passport in the Town Hall dropbox for your chance to win the Grand Prize!

Taste of Occoquan

Aug. 18 to 21, historic district

​Treat your tastebuds with flights of food as you experience international dishes from award winning restaurants in Occoquan. Over a dozen businesses are participating in this first-time foodie component of Discover Occoquan.

Sip & Stroll and Shop Late

Aug. 20, 4:00pm-8:00pm, historic district

​One-day only from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.: order adult beverages at participating restaurants and Sip & Stroll through the historic district while browsing the shops and galleries or attend the free concert in River Mill Park! Enjoy a summer evening out as several Occoquan businesses stay open late!

Duck Splash

Aug. 14 at 12:00 p.m., Town Dock

Adopt a numbered rubber duck then watch it race along the Occoquan River with hundreds of other ducks! Winners receive $20-500 depending on their place in the race. All proceeds benefit Patriots for Disabled Divers. Get your tickets HERE.

Trivia Night

Aug. 19, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., River Mill Park

Test your knowledge during the Beach Party themed Trivia Night in River Mill Park! Six rounds of beachy brain busters and winner takes all! More info can be found at occoquanva.gov/trivia.

Corn Hole Tournament

Aug. 20, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m., River Mill Park

Cost: $30 or $25 if you bring your own boards. Pick up a beverage and snacks before you play.

Concert in the Park

Aug. 20, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., River Mill Park

Head to the park for a free concert, featuring local band Collective! Voted one of the best bands of Arlington.

Agnes Artwork Unveiling

Aug. 20, 11:00 a.m., River Mill Park

This ceremony includes the unveiling of an original piece of artwork commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hurricane Agnes’ effects on the Town of Occoquan.

​Even if you’ve been to this quaint little town a number of times, there are probably some nooks you haven’t yet uncovered. Now is your chance while business owners and artists celebrate Discover Occoquan Week. Go with that new dish, pop into a gallery for an art demo, attend a ghost tour, or try SCUBA! Check with individual businesses for possible event supplies or fees for their individual activities.  Free on-street and public lot parking is available in town. See the overall schedule at visitoccoquanva.com/discover or see visitoccoquanva.com/events for specific business events. See you soon for Discover Occoquan!




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