First Night Winchester
10AM-Midnight: Ring in the New Year at First Night Winchester in historic Old Town! This is the largest, family-friendly, non-alcoholic New Year’s Eve celebration in the Shenandoah Valley. We offer entertainment for every age: musicians, dancers, magicians, and more.
Our event takes place because of our sponsors: Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury, McDonald's, The Village at Orchard Ridge, City of Winchester, The Bayliss Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Piccadilly Printing, Virginia Commission for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Venue sites include: Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, The Village at Orchard Ridge, Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum, Handley Library, Shenandoah Valley Westminster-Canterbury, Winchester Book Gallery, Espresso Bar & Café, and several churches in Old Town.
Countdown 2017 with our Apple Drop and welcome 2018 with a fireworks display at Midnight! Buttons are $10 each; children 5 and under are FREE. Buttons will be on sale for ten days only--December 21st-31st at the following locations: Apple Blossom Mall, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester Book Gallery and Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center. If you would like to purchase your button now, please visit our website www.firstnightwinchester.com.