The Town invites the public to attend the annual Town Blessing. Traditionally, this event is held on the first Sunday in December. The event begins with a sermon at Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, located on the corner of Commerce and Washington Streets, followed by a Town Blessing at Mamie Davis Park on Mill Street.
Santa Comes to Occoquan
The Occoquan Merchant Guild hosts an event to welcome Santa Claus to Town each year, arriving by boat at Mamie Davis Park and visiting children in Town Hall. Santa will arrive by boat at Mamie Davis Park dock on Mill Street at 12 pm and will be escorted by the OWL Volunteer Fire Department to Town Hall to visit with children. For more information, contact the Occoquan Merchant Guild at (703) 201-8499.
Hosted by the Occoquan River Communities, enjoy a full day of holiday activities during WinterFest, including Santa's Parade Lake Ridge from 11 am to 12 pm; a holiday art market featuring local artists' work in Tackett's Mill Lakeside from 12 pm to 4 pm; shopping, dining, strolling carolers, holiday music and fire pits in Historic Occoquan from 4 pm to 7 pm; Second Saturday Art Walk at the Workhouse Arts Center featuring refreshments, fire pits and sing-along caroling from 6 pm to 9 pm. In addition, Prince William Marina will host a festive fireworks display around 8 pm that can be viewed from Occoquan or the regional park.