St. Paddy’s Celtic Fest

 St. Paddy’s Celtic Fest

Celebrate the community’s Irish and Scottish heritage at the 5th annual Old Town Winchester St. Paddy’s Celtic Fest on Saturday, March 7 from noon to 9:00 p.m. This festival is free, and activities will take place inside Old Town Winchester businesses and along the Loudoun Street Mall (weather permitting).

Benefiting SPCA
Continued this year! During all scheduled performances, a percentage of food and drink sales will benefit SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke Counties.

Celtic Games for Children and Irish Dancers
SPCA will host Celtic activities for children on the Old Courthouse lawn. The Celtic activities will provide a fun atmosphere for lads and lassies ages 3-12. Also, on the Courthouse lawn will be several Irish Dance Troupes performing throughout the

Other Fun Activities

A balloon artist, dancers, vendors, and bagpipers will be on the Loudoun Street Mall and in Old Town shops and restaurants throughout the day. There will also be alpacas on the Old Courthouse lawn. Winchester’s own Pipes and Drums bagpipers, one of the most popular musical groups, will fill the downtown with their beautiful music.

Back by popular demand this year, the Magic Lantern Theater and Handley Library will co-sponsor a 12:30 p.m. showing of the movie, The Quiet Man. A classic Irish film that takes place in the homestead of Ireland and features legendary actor, John Wayne.

Participating Business Venues

This event and activities will be focused within Old Town Winchester businesses as well as in the Old Courthouse lawn area (weather permitting). Numerous establishments will host entertainment and give a percentage of drink and food sales to the SPCA. Host businesses include 50/50 Taphouse, 147 North Restaurant, Brewbaker’s Restaurant, Bright Box Theater, the George Washington Hotel, and Winchester Brew Works.

2020 Celtic Fest Schedule:

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2020 Celtic Fest Shopping & Dining Promotions:

WHEN: Saturday, March 7
TIME: 12:00 pm – 9:00 p.m.
WHERE: Old Town Winchester Loudoun Street Mall & Downtown Businesses
COST: Free



Presenting Sponsor

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Event Sponsors

Misneach Irish Dance Academy
Armstrong Dance Academy
George Washington Hotel
147 North
50/50 Taphouse
Honey Way
Winchester Brew Works
KEE Construction
Signet Screen Printing & Embroidery
Q102 Shenandoah Country
92.5 WINC FM
Grand Rental Station
99.3 FM The Fox
News Talk 1400

Friends of Old Town Winchester Sponsors:

TWG Insurance
United Capital
RBC Wealth Management

For more information about the event contact the Special Event Coordinator at Full Circle Marketing, Dario Savarese, at or 540-722-8700. Visit for further information on these and other happenings in Old Town Winchester, VA. Great memories begin here!

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