Poquoson is an independent city located on the Virginia Peninsula in the Hampton Roads metropolitan area of Virginia, USA. The population was 12,150 according to the 2010 Census.

Poquoson was formerly a part of York County and became an incorporated town in 1952 and an independent city in 1975.

Poquoson is one of the oldest continuously named cities in Virginia. It is also one of the few to retain a name which derived from the Native Americans who inhabited the area before colonization by the English began in the 17th century.

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Poquoson Orientation

Leisure, Parks & Arts

Schools, Learning, & Libraries


  1. City Council Meeting 7pm January 14
  2. City Offices Closed January 18
  3. Convenience Drop-off 8am-2pm January 19
  4. City Offices Closed MLK Holiday January 21
  5. City Council Meeting 7pm January 28
  6. City Council Meeting 7pm February 11
  7. Youth Soccer Registration Deadline February 15
  8. President’s Day City Offices Closed February 18
  9. City Council Meeting 7pm February 25
  10. Household Chemical Collections at York County 8am-12noon Poquoson Residents invited March 9
  11. City Council Meeting 7pm March 11
  12. Spring Break for Poquoson Public School - Begins with half day March 29
  13. Easter Egg Hunt Poquoson Municipal Park March 30
  14. Easter Sunday March 31
  15. Ruritan BBQ at Wells Fargo 12-5pm Contact Dale Jamison 869-7123 April 13
  16. T.S. Gates Memorial 5K Run/Walk April 13
  17. Federal Tax Day April 15
  18. 2nd Annual In Water Boat Show Whitehouse Cove Marina April 26-28
  19. Yard Sale in the Park at Municipal Park 7am-1pm April 27
  20. Household Chemical Collections at York County 8am-12noon Poquoson Residents invited. May 9
  21. Memorial Day City Offices Closed May 27
  22. Poquoson Pool Opens for Season weekends till school is out in June May 27
  23. Poquoson Pool Opens full schedule for Summer June 15
  24. Independence Day July 4
  25. Household Chemical Collections at York County 8am-12noon Poquoson Residents invited. July 13
  26. Annual Cobia Cup Fishing Tournament at Whitehouse Cove Marina August 10
  27. Fall Soccer Registration Due at Parks & Recreation August 16
  28. Labor Day City Offices Closed September 2
  29. Last Day of Operation at Poquoson Pool September 2
  30. Poquoson Seafood Festival Kick-Off Event-Workboat Races at Messick Point, hosted by the Poquoson Yacht Club September 29
  31. Poquoson Seafood Festival– Kick-Off Event– 5K Run/Walk Race October 5
  32. Columbus Day City Offices Closed October 14
  33. Poquoson Seafood Festival October 18-20, 2013
  34. Veteran’s Day November 11
  35. Youth Basketball League Registration Due At Poquoson Parks and Recreation November 15
  36. Holiday Lighted Boat Parade Whitehouse Cove Marina December 14

Travel, Parking and Roads

Food and Drink