Loudoun Street Mile

Celebrate Memorial Day by running in the Loudoun Street Mile! This event consists of a mile run, a fitness walk, and a tot trot.

This 34th annual edition of the Loudoun Street Mile traverses Loudoun Street in Historic Old Town Winchester, Virginia. This year’s race will again serve as the Collegiate Running Association Championship race. Prize money will be awarded!

COVID-19 UPDATE: Please note that we made many changes to last year’s race in order to comply with COVID regulations. We will do the same this year in an effort to insure another safe event. Please see website for additional information.

www.loudounstreetmile.com

Family Day Living History

Join us at the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Museum and Visitor Center for a weekend of family friendly programs and activities hosted by living historians.

Costumed living historians will host photography workshops, cooking demonstrations, muster in new recruits and practice drill, talk about the life of the average soldier and their equipment, have Civil War medicine displays, play period games and tell stories about life as a civilian during the American Civil War, cavalry with their horses will talk about the important roles of horses during the war, and much more!

Activities will begin in the morning and continue throughout the day. Though there are many family focused activities, everyone is welcome! Visitors are also welcome to hike the battlefield trails, pack a picnic to have at the site picnic tables that overlook the Valley, and visit our partners, Belle Grove Plantation and Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park.

Apple Blossom Festival: Bloomin’ Sunday

The event is an annual family fun extravaganza and includes an Artisan and Craft Show, Midway Games, Entertainment, Concessions, Cruise-In Car Show (weather permitting), New Horizons Kids’ Zone, Adventure Show, and the Donegal Insurance Group Bluegrass Show. Bring your whole family. We have something for everyone!

​CREDIT CARDS and CASH WILL BE ACCEPTED AT THE ADMISSION GATE.

COVID-19 Statement: Ticket holders will be required to follow CDC guidelines and mandates in order to participate in events.

​Please note: Pets are not allowed in Bloomin’ Sunday. You may bring one (1) unopened water bottle per person. No outside food; however, if a parent has an infant, snacks are allowed.

​This event is outdoors at the Frederick County Fairgrounds. Rain or shine. No Refunds.

$10.00 Advance Sales
$5.00 Children 5 and under

Zach Williams Drive-In Theater Concert

The Drive-In Theater Tour presents Zach Williams with special guests Mac Powell of Third Day and CAIN!

It’s an exciting night of music and encouragement with new and improved parking and ticketing options for 2021. Bring up to six people per car with your blankets and lawn chairs for a night of LIVE MUSIC AND FUN under the stars!

Gates open at 6:00pm
Show starts at dusk

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MLB Jr. Home Run Derby

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

We will be hosting a Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby on Preston Field in Jim Barnett Park. Pre-registration is required. Boys and girls will be divided into two age divisions (12U and 14U), and will have the chance to advance through three levels of competition. The Local Champions from both age divisions will advance to the Regional Level, and Regional Champions will advance to the Finals, which will take place during the 2021 MLB® All-Star Week™.

Free.
All participants should register online. Visit https://www.winchesterva.gov/parks/specialevents for the link.

First Night Winchester

First Night Winchester will be webcasting live on December 31, 2021 beginning at 2pm.

Ring in the New Year at First Night Winchester from the comfort of your HOME! We are going VIRTUAL this year. We have reimagined our celebration and are giving performing artists from across the country, a platform on which they can share their talents with you. Join us online for our first-ever, virtual event!

Thanks to the support from our sponsors–this year’s event is FREE!

Choose to view the event on YouTube or Facebook.

List of performances

firstnightwinchester.com

 

Follow the Star – Living Nativity Drive Through

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 12 and 13.

December 5 and 6, 5-9pm

Follow the Star is a dramatic and immersive live nativity experience celebrating its 11th year in Winchester, Virginia.

This year Follow the Star will be a drive through Nativity, in the Parking Lot of Fellowship Bible Church. You will be greeted by traffic attendants who will show you where to drive and you will experience Follow the Star from the warmth and safety of your vehicle. Expect delays when you arrive, but we will have Christmas music for your listening enjoyment. The audio portion will be through a Spotify link given to you when you arrive- or a CD, if that’s your preference. There will be live drama- including animals- for your enjoyment as you drive through the event.

Open to the public. All are welcome!

Free admission!

Inclement Weather Dates • December 12 & 13

www.facebook.com/winchesterfollowthestar

www.fbcva.org/followthestar

Follow the Star – Living Nativity Drive Through

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO DECEMBER 12 and 13.

December 5 and 6, 5-9pm

Follow the Star is a dramatic and immersive live nativity experience celebrating its 11th year in Winchester, Virginia.

This year Follow the Star will be a drive through Nativity, in the Parking Lot of Fellowship Bible Church. You will be greeted by traffic attendants who will show you where to drive and you will experience Follow the Star from the warmth and safety of your vehicle. Expect delays when you arrive, but we will have Christmas music for your listening enjoyment. The audio portion will be through a Spotify link given to you when you arrive- or a CD, if that’s your preference. There will be live drama- including animals- for your enjoyment as you drive through the event.

Open to the public. All are welcome!

Free admission!

Inclement Weather Dates • December 12 & 13

www.facebook.com/winchesterfollowthestar

www.fbcva.org/followthestar

Holiday Lane: Lights in the Park

A new light show in Jim Barnett Park, called Holiday Lane, will be offered for our community to experience from the safety of their vehicle. The lights and holiday scenes will be installed around the road that meanders through Jim Barnett Park from the amphitheater area (Oak Drive), past the dog park and ending near the Rec Center (War Memorial Drive).

Holiday Lane will be available to drive through from 5:00-8:30 pm, seven days a week, November 30-December 20, 2020. The show is free to enter and will feature beautiful light designs, characters, and holiday decorations the entire family will love. Also, Santa is planning to stop by on weekends.

Pumpkin Festival

Come find the “great pumpkin.” Choose from ones already picked or pick your own.

Enjoy pumpkin pie, pumpkin rolls, pumpkin bars and pumpkin donuts from our bakery. A variety of food will be available at the food building.

Come and enjoy this free event!