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March 2019

Newsletter of the

Winchester-Frederick County

Convention & Visitors Bureau

Celtic Fest and St. Patrick's Day!

Irish dancing at Celtic Fest

Celtic Fest in Old Town Winchester

March 9 - 12-9pm
Bagpipers, Irish dancers, Celtic inspired bands playing in restaurants, children's Celtic games, and an Irish comedy film at Handley Library

Luck o' the Irish Weekend at Valerie Hill Winery

March 15-17
Corned beef reubens, St. Pat's Sangria, and live music

St. Patrick's Day at James Charles Winery

March 16 - 12pm
Live music, food, and Irish cheer

Pipes and Drums Pub Tour
March 16 - 4-9pm

Winchester Pipes and Drums band will be doing their 16th annual tour of local pubs to perform for St. Paddy's Day.

St. Patrick's Day Shenanigans at Escutcheon Brewing
March 17 - 1-8pm

Beer release, food truck, lively Irish tunes

Spirits of the Valley

Valerie Hill Winery and Rose Hill Park

March 23, 5:30-10pm

Register today for this immersive, one-of-a-kind evening of history, cuisine, and wine! Experience a walking tour of historic Rose Hill Park on the 157th anniversary of the First Battle of Kernstown. Go back in time as living history interpreters along the trail will share stories from the 1860s.

The evening will also include a southern-inspired meal from Village Square Restaurant, a glass of wine, and round-trip bus transportation from the vineyard to the park.

Register with Frederick County Parks & Recreation at or 540-665-5678.

Tourism Ambassador Training with the Winchester-Frederick County CVB

April 9 - Sign Up Now!

The Tourism Ambassador program was created to educate local employees, businesses and attractions about the healthy local tourism industry. It offers front line staff and management alike the tools to better promote the area and engage with customers.

This complimentary program will cover tourism industry information, a highlight of local and regional tourism assets, and front-line strategies on how to correctly engage with tourists and answer the oft-asked question, "what is there to do around here?"

More information and online registration

Upcoming Events

March 1
Burlesque Mardi Gras Party

Sweet NOLAs, Winchester


March 2

Heritage Day

Museum of the Shenadoah Valley, Winchester


March 5
Mardi Gras Lunch

Sweet NOLAs, Winchester


March 8-23


Winchester Little Theatre


March 16 and 30

Abram's Creek Nature Walks

Abram's Creek Wetlands Preserve, Winchester


March 23-24

First Battle of Kernstown Anniversary Weekend

Kernstown Battlefield, Winchester


March 24
Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Bright Box Theater, Winchester

March 30

Exploring Your Civil War Roots

Shenandoah Valley Civil War Museum, Winchester


Winchester-Frederick County Convention and Visitors Bureau

1400 S. Pleasant Valley Rd. Winchester, VA 22601  | [email protected]