About Historic Occoquan & Lake Ridge

The Town of Occoquan, Virginia – probably one of the most charming historic small towns in America, is home to a collection of eclectic restaurants, shops, and art studios perfect for any getaway.

Located along the storied and scenic Occoquan River – the small mill town is ideal for that perfect vacation picture. Attractions include the historic shopping district, Mill House Museum, a Virginia LOVE sign and River Mill Park.

Greater Occoquan and the surrounding area is known as Lakeridge – is home to a variety of shopping, recreation, and entertainment options for visitors. Visitors can enjoy paddleboarding at Lake Ridge Park, racing the tracks at NOVABMX, or solving clues at The Escape Room.

Things to See & Do in Occoquan

Eat & Drink in Occoquan

Upcoming Events in Occoquan:


Music on Mill

June 19, 2021 - August 21, 2021

Music on Mill is a free summer concert series featuring family-friendly entertainment. Summer 2021 concerts will be scheduled monthly...

Occoquan Penguin Paddling Tour

June 20, 2021 - October 2, 2021

This guided trip is approximately two hours in duration and launches from behind Madigan’s Waterfront Restaurant in Old Town Occoquan....

Trivia Night in River Mill Park!

June 25, 2021 - November 12, 2021

Bring your “quaranteam” of up to 6 people and rent your 10 ft space in a socially-distanced picnic circle in the park. Occoquan Mayor...

FREE Family 4th Of July Stroller Strides

July 4, 2021

Grab the family and your best red, white, and blue gear and join us for a special Stroller Strides class at River Mill Park! Register...

Neabsco Creek Penguin Paddling Tour

July 10, 2021 - September 19, 2021

Our Neabsco tour is a gem. Wildlife is abundant. Eagles, beavers, herons and all sorts of waterfowl can be seen on this tour. The...

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Things to See & Do in Lake Ridge

Eat & Drink in Lakeridge

Upcoming Events in Lake Ridge:


Washington DC - Lake Ridge Par 3 Wednesday League

June 16, 2021 - September 1, 2021

Ready to play Spark Golf? Spark is a 9-hole, social golf league organized to be casual and fun, with a touch of friendly competition....

Father’s Day Brunch, Lunch or Dinner at Bistro L’ Hermitage

June 20, 2021

This Father’s Day, give him what he really wants. Give him the gift of an exquisite meal balanced with perfect timing. Normal Sunday...

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Places to Stay Near Occoquan & Lake Ridge