Winchester VA Events Calendar

Just a short day trip from Washington, DC and the Northern Virginia area, Winchester VA events provide affordable, year-round entertainment for the whole family. From museum exhibits to guided tours, concerts, parades, live theater, fireworks displays, fall festivals, and live entertainment, there is so much to discover in Winchester, Virginia.

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French and Indian War Weekend

Reader’s Theatre: Red Hot Mamas

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Haunted Nightmares

North-South Skirmish Association: Fall National Competition

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Charlie Ballatine Trio

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National Finals – Sheepdog Trials

Wild West Express Comes to Middletown

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Author Talk: Robert Linkous

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Newcomers Welcome Event

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Haunted Nightmares

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Apple Harvest Festival

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Master Gardener’s FallFest

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West Oaks Fall Festival

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Dogtoberfest

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Apples and Hard Cider: A History

Free Fireworks Spectacular

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Ravenwood Faire

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Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box Program

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Auto Tour of Cedar Creek Battlefield

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Battle of Cedar Creek Commemoration Weekend

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157th Anniversary Reenactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek

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Richard’s Apple Festival

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Battle of Cedar Creek in a Box Program

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Auto Tour of Cedar Creek Battlefield

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Blessing of the Vines Celebration

Movie on Main

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Auto Tour of Custer’s Cavalry at Cedar Creek Battlefield

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

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Live Theatre: Bright Star

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Pumpkin Festival

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Haunted Nightmares

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Halloween Happenings

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Haunted History Ghost Tour

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Old Towne Halloween Faire

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Haunted History Ghost Tour

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Safe Halloween

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Luis Hernandez Trio

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Battlefield Half Marathon

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McCormick Civil War Institute Fall Seminar

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Blue Ridge Sprouts Food Festival


Annual Winchester VA Events and Festivals

The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival has been the signature Winchester VA Event in the region for over 90 years! This festival, also called “The Bloom,” is awinchester va events, apple blossom festival, winchester, things to do in winchester, virginia series of over forty events spanning 10 days. For more information, visit thebloom.com.

The Winchester region has long been known for its farm markets and apple orchards, so naturally, our calendar is packed with fall festivals celebrating apples, pumpkins, and more! Plan your trip around one of these annual Winchester, VA events.

Other popular annual Winchester events include Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival, 4th of July Celebrations, Route 11 Yard Crawl, Frederick County Fair, Apple Harvest Festivals, Walking in a Winter Wonderland holiday light display, and the family-friendly First Night Winchester celebration on New Year’s Eve.

Arts, History, and Old Fashioned Fun

Shenandoah Conservatory, winchester va events, things to do in winchester, virginiaThe performing arts scene in the Winchester community is incredibly vibrant. Shenandoah University’s Conservatory hosts events featuring both students and world-renowned performers in dance, music, opera, symphony orchestra, theatre, and more. Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre also produces several Broadway musicals every summer.

If you are interested in history, check out our annual Civil War Weekend and African American History Day. We have numerous educational programs and tours at our museums, battlefields, and historic sites too.

We are also home to the only drive-in theater in the DC Metro area! The retro 1956 Family Drive-In Theatre not only shows double features but also hosts family-friendly events just south of Winchester in Stephens City.