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August 2021

Marker-Miller Orchards and Farm Market

August is Just Peachy

August is for peach lovers in Winchester-Frederick County! This is the season for pick-your-own peaches, peach milkshakes, peach slushies, peach cobbler...and of course peach festivals. Winchester boasts three peach festivals! Check out our August calendar for details.

Top 7 Summer Bucket List Activities

We absolutely love summer in Winchester, and these are our TOP 7 activities you must do before the season slips away!

  1. Go swimming at the Cove Campground's sandy beach
  2. See a double feature at the Family Drive-In Theatre
  3. Pick or buy fresh peaches at a local farm market
  4. Dine outdoors along the Loudoun Street Mall in Old Town Winchester
  5. Have ice cream at one of our many ice cream shops
  6. See a live music performance outdoors at Gardens at Night at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Bluegrass Night at The Homestead Farm, or West Oaks Farm Market's Live Music Nights
  7. Have a summer beverage like a cider slushy, a shandy, or ice cold sangria at a local brewery, winery, or cidery

Route 11 Yard Crawl

The Route 11 Yard Crawl is over 40 miles of yard sales along scenic Route 11 on August 14! Check out one of our most unusual and quirky events, full of treasures and unique finds.

Richard's Fruit Market


Our latest video feature highlights Richard's Fruit Market, a family-owned and operated market located on their family farm, dating from 1878. Check out our and video gallery page for more video spotlights.

Upcoming Events

View the Complete Calendar

August 6

History and Civil War Walking Tour

Old Town Winchester

August 13

Gardens at Night

Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

August 14-15

Winchester Greek Festival

Greek Orthodox Church

August 14

Route 11 Yard Crawl

Stephens City to New Market

August 15

Peach Festival

Richard's Fruit Market

August 15

Middletown's Annual Car, Truck, & Tractor Show

Main St, Middletown

August 20

Quilt Show

Abram's Delight

August 28

Belle Grove Wine Fest

Belle Grove Plantation

August 28

Benefit Bike Tour

Valley Health Wellness Center

Pioneer Woman:

25 Best Sunflower Fields Across the U.S.

Looking for the perfect selfie or location for a family photo shoot? Head over to The Homestead Farm's pick-your-own sunflower fields, which were recently featured by The Pioneer Woman.

A Modern Twist

Official Visitors Guide

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