Poquoson, Virginia is located at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay, on the Poquoson River. This small city, with a population of about 12,000 residents, was chartered in 1631. “Poquoson” is an Indian word meaning “marshy lowlands.” Poquoson offers a selection of unique shops including antiques, art galleries and gift shops. These businesses host two annual events for shoppers, one in March and a holiday open house on the 1st weekend of November. The annual Poquoson Seafood Festival attracts visitors on the third weekend of each October. Poquoson is also located close to other area destinations such as Williamsburg, Yorktown, and the Newport News Mariners Museum, which features ship models, figureheads, scrimshaw, steam engines, and more.
For more information, visit http://www.poquoson.com/
For the Seafood Festival, visit http://www.poquosonseafoodfestival.com/