KidzFest! 2024

Join us in Old Town Winchester on Saturday, June 8 between 12-5 PM to experience a fun, free day out for the whole family as we partner with our friends and neighbors from all across the community to provide hands-on entertainment, arts & crafts activities, educational opportunities, musical performances, fun games, engaging workshops, and so much more!

Here are some of the attractions to look forward to at KidzFest 2024:


  • J. Edward Ford dazzles and delights with close-up magic & illusions!
  • Free face painting and caricatures for little ones!
  • Spot the strolling juggler on the Old Town Pedestrian Mall!
  • Touch-a-Truck with Winchester Fire & Rescue and the Winchester Police Department—and say hi to some cute canines!
  • GRAMMY-nominated singer and storyteller Ray Owen educates through song with three unique and zany performances at the Taylor Pavilion at 12:15 PM, 1:15 PM & 2:15 PM!
  • Bingo at the Taylor Pavilion from 3-4 PM with awesome prizes!
  • Summit Events rocks the house with a dance party and photo booth on the old courthouse lawn!


  • Girls on the Run leads participants in a friendship bead making activity!
  • Arte Libre VA teaches a paper marbling workshop to create stunning works of art!
  • Create your own poetry with the Walking Mall Poet!
  • Alyssa and Beverly Samuel, authors of Make New Friends, promote cultural awareness with a coloring activity!
  • Literacy Volunteers Winchester Area offers fun, literacy-related activities and FREE, brand new books!
  • The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley inspires kids to make their own art!
  • Author Rachel Wilson delights audiences of all ages with excerpts from her new book, Little Roy Red & the Space Station Association!
  • Home Depot gets little hands busy with junior carpentry kits!
  • Super Splasher Aquatics teaches water safety!
  • Enjoy a Revolutionary War history lesson and educational presentations from Sons of the American Revolution!
  • Join the Handley Library staff for a Bubble-palooza!
  • The Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum sparks curiosity with a hands-on STEM activity!
  • Riley Kilmore, author of Shay The Brave, will be demonstrating simple machines & signing copies of her award-nominated book!
  • Pick a duck and win a prize with Once Upon A Child!
  • Old Town Winchester encourages you to make your mark with sidewalk chalk!


  • East Coast Gymnastics & Cheer gets everyone going with jumps and tumbles for little ninjas and cheerleaders alike!
  • Virginia Youth Ballet teaches you how to twirl!
  • Bring your swimsuit and frolic in the Splash Pad!

…and lots more!


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