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2023 Holiday Events in Poquoson

Poquoson Art League 
Holiday Gallery & Open House

Support your local art league and join us for fine art, crafts, paintings, jewelry, and many more one-of-a-kind items.

Grand Opening
Early November 


Run Dates

Hours and Location

to be announced for 2024

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Poquoson Exchange Club


Nov. 18 till Sold Out

Open Hours



  • Delivery available

  • Cash, check or
    credit cards.





Easton Outdoors

550 Wythe Creek Road

Annual  Poquoson Lighted Christmas Parade
Friday, Dec. 6,  2024   7pm

  • Event  features band, twirlers, community and civic groups highlighting the holiday season.

  • Parade begins at Kelsor and Wythe Creek Road and follows to the Intersection of Victory and Wythe Creek Road. 

  • Viewing stand is located at Dominion Village Senior Living (a proud sponsor of the parade event!)


Poquoson Exchange Club

Memory Tree Lighting

Annual Event 2024 Date to be announced

at the tree in front of the
former Wells Fargo Sign




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All are welcome. Contact the Poquoson Exchange Club to purchase memory lights.



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  2024 Date to be announced 

City Hall


Find out more & reserve your Frosty or
or stop by our information table outside the Poquoson Library on Nov. 5 from 1-5 pm

Enter the Office of Community Recreation's Annual


  • Gingerbread House Construction
    1st-5th graders — build gingerbread houses out of all edible materials. We will supply the graham crackers, icing, and candy, and you bring your creativity. Participants will have the option to enter their house into the city-wide contest and display their creation in the library.

  • Gingerbread Showdown
    6th-12th graders — whether you are a seasoned gingerbread artist or new to the game, join us to build gingerbread houses out of all edible materials. We will supply the graham crackers, icing, and candy. Bring your creativity and any specialty edible pieces you would like to add. When completed, you will have the option to enter your house into the city-wide contest and display your creation in the library or take it home.

Hosted at Poquoson Public Library

Great prizes available. Teams or individuals welcome to enter. Houses may be constructed using base kits. All materials in the construction process must  be edible. Candies must be unwrapped. Entries should show originality and creativity. All entries must be dropped off at the Poquoson Public Library.  All entries must have designers name, age, and phone number on the underside of the house. No entry will be accepted without this information. Once the judging is complete, houses will be on display at the Poquoson Public Library starting December 10.  Prizes will be awarded. Winners will be notified at the Library.

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FREE Family Event
Poquoson Public Library



Clifford the Big Red Dog is coming to the library thanks to WHRO! Everyone's favorite canine will be visiting the library and spreading holiday cheer. We'll read holiday stories, make an ornament craft and enjoy cookies with Clifford!




Cookies with Clifford!


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Poquoson Library offers free

Ornament Workshops

Other Activities



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Poquoson Library hosts an  annual


Sunday, 2024 Date TBA

All ages are invited to help us spread holiday cheer at this merry time of year! Festivities will include:

  • Visit from the Grinch

  • Gingerbread house display

  • Holiday card creation station

  • Teen Advisory Board bake sale

  • Lots of crafts and activities for children

  • Bingo for all ages.


The Friends of the Library will have a membership table, so stop by and say hello!


FREE Family Event
Poquoson Public Library
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2 pm


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at the Poquoson Museum

  • Enjoy holiday decorations

  • Share stories of the holiday

  • Shop our unique gift shop

  • Enjoy refreshments. 


For more info: 757-630-3396




Faith-Based Events

Christmas Eve Services

Emmaus Baptist Church | 5pm

814 Yorktown Road, Poquoson

Candlelight Service, all are welcome

Poquoson Baptist Church  | 5:30pm

283 Wythe Creek Road, Poquoson

Candlelight Service

All are welcome, no dress code

Trinity United Methodist

1294 Poquoson Ave., Poquoson

Family Service  |  4pm

Candlelight Service  |  11pm


Special Services

Combined Cantata with Tabernacle & Trinity UMCs

Dec. 3  |  7pm  | Trinity UMC

Children's Christmas Program at Trinity UMC

Dec. 10

1294 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson

Handbell Concert at Trinity UMC

Dec. 17  |  7pm

1294 Poquoson Ave, Poquoson


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