Saturday, September 22, 2012

Simply Country Closing

Simply Country, a store that has been in Occoquan for 23 years, has decided to close to open a new chapter in their lives.

They are located at 311 Mill Street, and started out as a small shop that sold Kathy's handmade creations and cookie cutters, soon to expand into a lovely country shop filled with items to make a house a home.

If you would like to read more about Kathy, please see this link on

Thursday, July 8, 2010

The Occoquan BUCK

Have you seen the Occoquan Buck logo on store windows?
Wonder what it is?
You could be saving a buck on purchases over $10 in over 25 participating shops in Occoquan, including some restaurants!
All you have to do is present a printed buck to the participating shop at checkout. What's the catch? There is none! Just sign up for the OMA newsletter to recieve monthly emails containing the printable buck and print off as many as you like!
Here are the rules: Each buck must be presented and can only be used once. One buck per purchase per participating store. Only valid for merchandise (or food) and does not include discounted items, services, gift certificates, or other non-physical items. Buck has no monetary value and can not be redeemed for cash. May not be combined with other discounts.

Monday, June 14, 2010

Occoquan River Festival - June 26th

Everyone loves the River Festival!

The Occoquan Merchants Association is sponsoring the 3rd Annual River Festival.

Come on down and bring the family to enjoy:
Boat Tours
Train Rides
the Petting Zoo
Costumed actors
Craft Demonstrations
Live music
A Taste of Occoquan
and much much more!

The festival is from 12 - 7PM and has free admission and parking!
So come on down and enjoy a day by the river

Monday, May 24, 2010

2010 Art on the Occoquan a Success

David and Jane Ernst

Jacobe Noonan

Artists from various galleries in Occoquan

This year's Art on the Occoquan was held on May 8th, 2010 from 4 - 8PM. It was featured in numerous newspaper articles and we had a great turn out of artists (Over 39 participants!). It will be even better next year. If you have thoughts or suggestions for next year, don't hesitate to let us know!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

2nd Annual Art on the Occoquan

Yes folks, we're doing it again. The 2nd Annual Art on the Occoquan Artwalk event will be held:

Saturday, May 8th 2010 from 4-8PM

We are still accepting applicants for this year's artwalk! If you'd like to participate please email me at with a photo of your work to be considered. 2D and 3D artwork and crafts welcome, jewelry will be limited.

It's $35 for non merchant artists for a 10 x 10' space on the end of Mill Street by Rockledge Mansion.

Reservation forms are already coming in! Please join us or come out to the event :-)

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Upcoming EVENTS in Occoquan!

There's always something to do in Occoquan! We have some exciting events planned for the upcoming months.

2/7 - Kick Off to Super Bowl: A super shopper super bowl party! Come skip the stats! Eat, and get some great deals in town.

2/13, 14 & 15 - Hearts, Beads & America: A lot of great holiday's all on one weekend! Celebrate it in Occoquan. Valentine's gifts, Mardi Gras parties, and patriotic decor-- you can find it in Occoquan.

3/13 - Spring into Fashion: A Fashion show featuring all of Occoquan's couture. An evening event.

Eggstravaganza in Occoquan: An Easter celebration for the little ones.

5/2 - Second Annual Art on the Occoquan: Local Artists with their work for sale and on display throughout town. Food and open house events in the galleries.

Join us for all the fun!

Friday, December 11, 2009

OMA $1,000 Shopping Spree

Tomorrow, December 12th, 2009 at 3PM is the Occoquan Merchants Association's drawing for the $1,000 shopping spree.
Tickets have been handed out to customers starting in November and tomorrow one lucky winner will get a gift certificate for $1,000 to be used in various participating OMA shops!

If you didn't participate this year, keep checking back for other awesome OMA sponsered events and activities to win gift certificates and prizes.

Forget about the mall and shop Occoquan for a friendly shopping experience and unique Christmas gifts for those special loved ones! Late night Saturday Shopping through December-- most shops are open til 7/8PM.