Guided Civil War Walking Tour of Stephens City

Civil War walking tours of historic Stephens City are conducted at 10:30 a.m. on the 4th Saturday of the month, beginning in June and ending in October. This tour focuses on the impact of the Civil War on the town.

Reservations are required.

Please call the Newtown History Center at 540-869-1700.

Tours begin at the Newtown History Center, located at 5408 Main Street.

Fourth of July Celebration

Join the community at the park for an evening of music, food, and fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July.

Park open all day! · Fireworks at Dusk
Pool open until 8:00 pm – bring a float!
Enter at the main park gate or Sherando High School

Please leave pets at home · No Alcohol
Rain Date is Friday, July 5

Newtown Heritage Festival

This free family festival includes a parade, food vendors, kids activities, live entertainment, fireworks, and more. Walk into history and learn about the early days of Stephens City as you visit the Stone House Foundation Museums – the Transportation Exhibit at the Stephens City Schoolhouse, Newtown Tavern, Argenbright House & Shed, Stone House, and Steele & Brother Store (all on Main Street).

The event takes place up and down Main Street from Newtown Commons to the Old School grounds. (5165 through 5516 Main Street)

On Friday, enjoy music performances by Crosswinds and Souled Out.

Parade starts at 2:00pm on Saturday, May 25th and features the Sherando High School Marching Band, emergency vehicles, veteran groups and many many more! Don’t forget to stick around for one of the best fireworks displays in the Valley at dusk. We hope to see you there!

Friday: 6:30-10pm
Saturday: 10am-Fireworks at Dusk

Event Schedule