The Town of Occoquan is proud to announce that it has been voted for the third year in a row as the Best Tourist Destination in Prince William County in InsideNOVA’s 2017 Best of Prince William. The Town was also voted as the Best Local Attraction and for the second year in a row, 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 more than 88,500 votes from 8,500 participants in the 2017 competition. Participants selected their favorites among nearly 200 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 its second annual outdoor summer concert series on the first Fridays and third Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at River Mill Park now through September 16, 2017. River Mill Park is located at 458 Mill Street in downtown Occoquan.
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 upcoming events including the Arts and Crafts Show and outdoor concerts, and to learn about the community, visit www.occoquanva.gov.