Since 1981, The Festival's mission is to honor the Working Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay and the rich coastal heritage of Poquoson. The festival will feature outstanding national and regional musical entertainment. As in years past, the Poquoson Seafood Festival hosts the Poquoson Art League Juried Arts and Crafts Show with over 165 artisans expected to exhibit. Also numerous activities showcasing the history and heritage of the Chesapeake Bay Working Watermen. The Poquoson Historical Commission and the Poquoson Cultural Museum will offer a variety of artifacts and documents illuminating Poquoson’s history. Living up to its name, the festival offers a variety of seafood dishes from the surrounding waters.