Welcome to Onancock VA
The town of Onancock nestles between two forks of a creek on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Surrounded by the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, the Eastern Shore is a land of tiny towns, winding waterways, farms and forests. Begin your exploration of the area with a visit to Onancock.
Founded in 1680, Onancock is now home to 1,500 lucky residents. Visitors can peek into art galleries and fun shops. Several restaurants serve tasty meals. There are half a dozen upscale places to stay, from restored Victorian Bed & Breakfast inns with porch swings to a boutique hotel. And enjoy the other things to do around town.
Tangier Island Ferry
Spring/Summer OBCA Meetings: April 2, June 4, July 2 and August 6,2013, 7 p.m. at Naomi Makemie Presbyterian Church, Market and Lee streets, Onancock.
Second Friday Art Stroll: April 12, 5-8 p.m., and every second Friday thereafter until December 13, 2013. Participating shops and galleries feature local artists, demonstrations and specials, with dining in eclectic eateries.
Onancock Super Saturday Yard Sale: Saturday, May 18, 2013 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. The long-running town-wide yard sale now has an open-air market, Shore Made Music Swap and is pet-friendly. Download vendor form Sponsored by Onancock Business & Civic Association.
Saturday, May 18th, 2013, 2nd Annual “Tour de Shore”: bicycle ride sponsored by ESVA Chamber of Commerce. See www.esvachamber.org/home/home.asp for details.
Ice Cream Social and Patriotic Band Concert: July 3, 2013 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. The Accomack Community Band dishes up patriotic, toe-tapping tunes, while the Onancock Business & Civic Association dishes out the free ice cream at the Town Square.
Music for the Hungry:
July 13, 2013
Noon - 7:00 pm
Music! Benefits the Foodbank of the Eastern Shore. On the field at the Historic Onancock School, 6 College Avenue, Onancock.