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The Town of Occoquan will participate in the fourth annual WinterFest event on Saturday, December 8, 2018 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Historic Occoquan.  WinterFest in Occoquan is fun for the whole family! Visitors will enjoy heart-warming fire pits with marshmallow roasting, listen to the talented Dunbar Saxophone Quartet at Town Hall, sing holiday carols with the Woodbridge Community Choir, sample free hot chocolate and delight in a special visit from Santa Claus! Visitors are also invited to browse the town’s unique shops, boutiques, galleries, restaurants, and cafes to experience all that Occoquan has to offer. Many businesses will be open late for visitors to complete their holiday shopping!
Planned Activities
·         Visit with Santa
·         Roast marshmallows over a fire pit
·         Dunbar Saxophone Quartet at Town Hall
·         Holiday carols with the Woodbridge Community Choir
·         Children’s activities
·         S’more fixings and caramel apples at The Pretentious Gourmet
·         Roasted chestnuts at Gift & Gather
·         Hot chocolate at Tastefully Yours
·         Art Open House at The Artists’ Undertaking Gallery
WinterFest is a daylong family-friendly celebration of the winter season that highlights multiple destinations with entertainment, food, and activities for all ages in the Lorton-Occoquan-Lake Ridge region. WinterFest begins on December 8, with Santa’s Lake Ridge Parade on Harbor Drive in Lake Ridge at 11:00 a.m., followed by a holiday arts market at Tackett’s Mill until 2 p.m., Occoquan’s holiday activities from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., and the Workhouse Arts Center’s Second Saturday Art Walk from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The day’s events will conclude with a spectacular firework display approximately 8:00 p.m., courtesy of Prince William Marina, with viewing areas in the Town of Occoquan, Occoquan Regional Park, and Hoffmaster’s Marina.
Events in Occoquan are free and open to the public. For more information, visit or contact Julie Little, Events and Community Development Director, at (703) 491-2168 or

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