Spend the weekend with us!
The fall is the perfect time to visit Occoquan, VA and Prince William County is made for exploring! Become a vacation VIP and take advantage of our Stay and Play Craft Show Package. Visit the Occoquan Fall Arts & Crafts Show, September 23 & 24, 2023 and while you are here, explore nearby attractions in our county and beyond. See below for suggested itineraries.
Hosted in the streets of Historic Occoquan, the Fall Arts & Crafts Show will feature two packed days of a wide range of 250+ artisans, makers and creators in over 20 categories. Meet emerging and experienced artisans, indulge in festival fare and enjoy live music in the beer & wine garden. Kids will want to stop by Imagination Alley to create their own art through demonstrations and workshops.
This package includes:
Your choice hotel at a reduced rate with the Occoquan Craft Show room block
VIP Occoquan Market Tote and swag from local businesses
FREE, reusable bus passes for entry into the Fall Arts & Crafts Show
Gift cards for spending in Occoquan
STAY: Hotel Deals just for you!
PLAY: Sample Itineraries
For the Art Lover
Browse the many Art Galleries in historic Occoquan, Virginia. Over 80 local artists are represented throughout the town. Be sure not to miss:
In addition to our traditional galleries, many of our Local Shops highlight artwork and artisan gifts from around the region:
Just over the river in Lorton, Virginia is the Workhouse Arts Center, a one-of-a-kind visual arts, performing arts, history, and education center.
For the Food Lover
There are tons of tasty food options right in the heart of historic Occoquan:
Babba and Me
For the Nature Lover
Explore Mamie Davis Park and River Mill Park within the historic district of Occoquan or get out on the river and kayak or stand up paddleboard!
The entire Town of Occoquan is also designated as a bird sanctuary. It is a great place to watch and photograph numerous species of waterfowl and raptors including ospreys, blue heron, eagles, mallards, Canadian geese, kingfishers, and more.
About 15 minutes from Occoquan is Neabsco Creek Boardwalk, a 3/4 mile boardwalk that traverses Neabsco Creek. This site allows hikers access to wetlands where the tall grasses and marsh filter pollution from the river and provide a rich habitat for winged wildlife. The boardwalk is ADA compliant and encompasses educational sites that highlight information on native wildlife and plants.
Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge is just 10 minutes from town and boosts 642 acres with 4 miles of trails, an information center, interpretive kiosks, a photography blind, a gazebo, and two pavilions.
For the History Lover
Nearby, we recommend the following historic attractions:
See more of what Prince William County has to offer for History buffs HERE.
Activities and information up to date as of July 2023. Please contact venues directly for updates. The Town of Occoquan is not responsible for booking or arranging travel or hotel accommodations within the sample itineraries. Businesses and organizations listed above are not directly affiliated with the Town of Occoquan or Visit Occoquan Inc. These listings do not constitute endorsements.