Provided by Town of Occoquan
The Town of Occoquan is proud to announce that it has been voted for the second year in a row as the Best Tourist Destination in Prince William County in InsideNOVA’s 2016 Best of Prince William. In addition, in its 47th year, the Occoquan Arts and Crafts Show has been selected as Best Community Event/Festival in the County. InsideNOVA’s Best of list is determined through its readership, which resulted in nearly 70,000 votes from 7,600 participants in the 2016 competition. Participants selected their favorites among 180 people, places and businesses from across the County.
The Town of Occoquan is home to more than 100 unique shops, restaurants, and art galleries, and hosts a variety of community events throughout the year including the Arts and Crafts Show, a two-day outdoor street festival that attracts more than 10,000 people to the area during the first weekend in June and last weekend in September each year. The Town has also recently launched an outdoor summer concert series on Saturdays from 5:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. at River Mill Park, from August 6 through September 3, 2016. River Mill Park is located on Mill Street in downtown Occoquan and will officially open to the public during a grand opening event on Saturday, July 30, at 10:00 a. m.
The Town is proud to be honored as the ‘Best of Prince William’ by the community and is looking forward to continuing to provide excellent community events and programming, quality shopping and dining, and plenty of history in the coming year! For more information on the Town of Occoquan, upcoming events including the Arts and Crafts Show and outdoor concerts, or to learn about the community, visit occoquanva.gov.