Winter Wonderfest

Event created by Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance and The Friendly City Merchants

Tis the Season to be Downtown!

The most magical day in Downtown Harrisonburg is back! Join The Friendly City Merchants and Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Saturday, December 14th, for Winter Wonderfest. Enjoy a holiday art market, pictures with Santa, face painting, carolers, kid-friendly holiday shopping, performances, HDR’s famous Cookie Tour, and more! Plus, make one-of-a-kind gifts all month long with our Handmade Holidays workshop series. See full agendas below:


Winter Wonderfest Agenda:

10am: Stores Open Early!
Kid-friendly shopping all day at select Downtown businesses. Be sure to come to OASIS Fine Art & Craft, Harrisonburg VA‘s Santa’s Attic for handcrafted gifts from $5-$20!

10am-4pm: HDR’s Cookie Tour (tickets are still available!

Hot chocolate and hot cider station at Abbas Rawoot: Allstate Insurance (167 N Liberty St)

11am-5pm: 8th Annual Holiday Art Market! at Larkin Arts

10am-12pm: Face Painting at Walkabout Outfitter, OASIS Fine Art & Craft, Harrisonburg VA, Ten Thousand Villages Harrisonburg, and Horizon Gifts, Fairy Makeup at withSimplicity

11:30am-3:30pm: Characters + Carolers all around Downtown

12-4pm: Kid drop-off for parents at Friendly City Food Co-op (up to 2 hours)

1-3pm: Photos with Santa at Harrisonburg Visitor’s Center Visit Harrisonburg Virginia

2:30pm: Dance & Company Performance at Court Square Theater

3:30pm: The Grinch (2018) at Court Square Theater


Handmade Holidays Schedule

Saturday 11/30: Horizon Gifts: Wire-Wrapping (12-2pm)

Sunday 12/1: New Creation: Pom Pom Snowball Earrings Handmade Holidays with New Creation (1-2pm) and Charlee Rose Boutique: Watercolor Wreath Workshop with Amberlee Joy Art (2-4pm)

Saturday 12/7: Explore More: Wreath-Making Workshop partnership with Spotswood Garden Club; Ages 8 + up ( 9:30am-12pm), withSimplicity: DIY 5 Perfect Lip Gift Sets – Handmade Holidays (3-5pm)

Sunday 12/8: Oasis Fine Art and Craft: Stained Glass Angels (1-3pm), Larkin Arts: Pet Portrait Ornament Workshop! (3-5pm)

Saturday 12/14: Hugo Kohl Jewelry: Work with Master Craftsman Hugo Kohl to Create a beautiful Sterling Silver Money Clip (11am-1pm) Call the boutique at 540-574-4306 to reserve your spot ($50).

Sunday 12/15: The Lady Jane Shop: Modern Cross-Stitch taught by A Real Stitch (4-6pm)