Shenandoah Valley Apple Harvest Festival

The festival has always been family (and pet) friendly!

BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR OR BLANKET (please, no ice chests)

Gate admission includes Free Inflatables, Live Music, Apple Pie Eating Contest, Apple Pie Judging Contest, Artisans and Vendors, Canine Challenge Course, Samples, and Classic Car and Hot Rod Show.

CRAFTSMEN & VENDORS
Local and Regional Artisans and Vendors throughout the grounds and two (2) open-air buildings.

KIDZONE AREA with INFLATABLES…always popular, always fun!
An area just for the kids with a Giant Slide, Kids Castle and Obstacle Course. Susie The Clown doing balloon art for the kids on Saturday. Nearby handwashing station for use before and after play.

CANINE INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE COURSE…on Sunday.
Sponsored by Blue Ridge Dog Training Club. This course will engage the canine mind and provide exercise for all breeds, sizes and ages!

CLASSIC CAR & HOT ROD SHOW
Enjoy a great collection of antique vehicles and hot rods in a festive atmosphere, Saturday at 10:30am. Trophies, Hourly Prizes, 50/50 Drawing and nearby Music.

TAP & CORK (HARD CIDERS & CRAFT BEERS)
Must be 21 and over with ID required. Live entertainment nearby makes this a can’t miss attraction!

APPLE PIE EATING CONTEST HOSTED BY WHITE HOUSE/NATIONAL FRUIT
What would an apple harvest festival be without the popular apple pie eating contest? Center stage, Sunday!

APPLE PIE BAKING/JUDGING CONTEST…Saturday at Noon.
Anyone can enter! 1st prize is $100, 2nd prize $50. See details and how to enter at www.winchesterappleharvest.com.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Continuous entertainment featuring Mojo Mothership, Rob Talton, Paul Moschetto, Jimmy Lee, Cramer & Ivy, and others TBA…all family friendly.

FOOD CONCESSIONS
Plenty of EVERYTHING APPLE. Apple Pie, Apple Dumplings, Ice Cream, BBQ, Crab Cakes, Turkey Legs, Burgers, Ice Cream, Kettle Corn, Lemonade and all your festival favorites!

ADMISSION IS DISCOUNTED WITH $1.00 OFF COUPONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY
Visit the area HANDY MART stores for $1.00 off admission coupons! Admission includes all activities except adult beverages.
General admission: $10
Age 10 and under are FREE

MILITARY/VETERANS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE FREE!

IT’S FOR A GREAT CAUSE
Giving back to the community just feels good. Be a part of some-thing big and contribute to this event by exhibiting and/or attending. All proceeds for the event go to local non-profits. Over $1.2 Million Dollars has been given over the life of this event…so thank you!

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

This timeless masterpiece with charm and elegance beloved by generations proves nothing is impossible when you’ve got magic on your side. And back by popular demand, we are pleased to offer a Relaxed Performance on Tuesday, August 2!

Rated G: Family Friendly

The 2022 season is proudly sponsored by Winchester Printers, Crescent Cities Charities, Inc., iHeartMedia Winchester, Alpha Voyages Travel Agency, Bayliss Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Mark Francis of Icon Real Estate, and Kaye & J.J. Smith. The Relaxed Performance of Cinderella on Tuesday, August 2 is sponsored in part by Shenandoah Valley Westminster Canterbury.

More information and Tickets

Frederick County Fair

5 days of fun! The Frederick County Fair has carnival rides, food, a demolition derby, rodeo, monster trucks, strongman competition, a truck and tractor pull, axe throwing, pageants, livestock show, live music, and so much more!

DAILY ADMISSIONS (Free Parking)

DAILY ADMISSION
FREE PARKING
Fair Monday through Fair Saturday:
Adults (12 and older) – $7.00
Ages 6 to 11 – $3.00
5 & Under – Free
$20.00 weekly – Adult (6 day pass)
$10.00 weekly – Children (6 day pass)
Weekly tickets available at Main Gate all week.
***NO REFUNDS – NO RAIN CHECKS – NO EXCEPTIONS***

Monday Night – Rodeo and Food Truck Alley
Tuesday Night- Monster Trucks and Artisan Night
Wednesday Night- Truck and Tractor Pulls
Thursday Night- Truck and Tractor Pulls
Friday Night- Strongman Competition
Saturday Night- Demolition Derby

Stonewall Ruritain will be serving chicken dinners each night starting at 6:00 pm till sold out.

frederickcountyfair.com

Antique and Modified Car Show

Celebrate summer and fabulous cars at this Antique & Modified Car Show coordinated by the Shenandoah Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America (SRAACA).

Food will be available for purchase.

Free admission to the car show. Admission fee required for the gardens, the outdoor exhibition ORIGAMI IN THE GARDEN, and the galleries.

 

KidzFest

THIS EVENT WAS POSTPONED FROM MAY 14.

KidzFest will return this year! This free, family-friendly event features exhibits highlighting education, art, music, sports and more. Some of this year’s activities include:
Library card sign-ups with Handley Library
Creating origami animals with the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley
Making and decorating paper fans with the Youth Development Center
Giant chess and other challenge activities with Shenandoah Valley Chess Club
Trial classes with Armstrong Irish Dance Academy
Obstacle course with Winchester Parks & Recreation
Summer at Sacred Heart
Games with Healthy Families NSV
Dance demonstrations from Dance Ambassadors
Art activities with Arte Libre
Lego derby track and cut-out picture signs with Boy Scouts of America
The Walking Mall Poet type-in
Susie the Clown 12-4pm
Book-making with Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area
Craft building with Home Depot
Live performances and drop-in classes with the Selah Theatre Project 12-5pm
Steve Gryb, the Pied Piper of Percussion, from Miami, Florida, will presents “The Percussion Petting Zoo” activity/attraction. This hands-on activity will feature percussion instruments from around the world that everyone can touch, play, explore, and have fun making sounds. 12-5pm