• Fourth of July Celebration at Sherando Park

    Frederick County’s Independence Day celebration is held at Sherando Park and includes a day of swimming at the outdoor pool, live music, and plenty of room to spread out your blankets to enjoy the fireworks show. July 4.

  • Frederick County Fair

    Livestock, petting zoo, pageants, demolition derby, tractor pulls, monster trucks, educational exhibits, a carnival, live music, and traditional fair food are just some of the reasons to come to the fair! Last week of July.

  • Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival

    Beer festival featuring 40+ breweries, a homebrew competition, and live music in Old Town Winchester. Mid-June.

    Hop Blossom Beer Festival
  • Middletown’s 4th of July Celebration and Parade

    The small town of Middletown hosts this all-day event featuring a softball tournament, food and craft vendors, inflatables for the kids, a parade down Main Street, and live music in the town park before an awesome fireworks show. July 4.

  • Newtown Heritage Festival

    A free family festival that celebrates the town of Stephens City’s heritage and includes wagon rides, a parade, a craft show, and fireworks. May – Memorial Day Weekend.

    Newtown Heritage Festival
  • Of Ale and History Beer Festival

    Sample an array of beers from the New and Old World. Music provided by live bands, food, and tours of the historic home, all in a scenic outdoor setting. May – Mother’s Day Weekend.

    Of Ale and History Beer Festival
  • Rockin’ Independence Eve

    This annual All-American celebration includes live music, street performers, kids’ activities, and a spectacular fireworks show in Old Town Winchester. July 3.

  • Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

    A family-friendly festival that includes more than 30 events: band competitions, dances, a Firefighter’s Parade, a Grand Feature Parade, a 10K race, a carnival, celebrities, Weekend in the Park, and much more! Late April – Early May.

    Apple Blossom Festival
  • Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

    Held annually for over 40 years, this festival celebrates apples! Arts and crafts show, live music, apple pie eating contest, apple butter making, bingo, inflatables, face painting, and craft beer and hard cider tastings. Third Weekend in September.

  • St. Paddy’s Celtic Fest

    This free festival celebrates the community’s Irish and Scottish heritage with Celtic inspired music, dance, and the City of Winchester Pipes and Drums performing in Old Town businesses and along the Loudoun Street Mall. Second weekend in March.