Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance presents

Winter Wonderfest!


Saturday, December 2, 2023

Tis the season to be downtown! The most magical day in Downtown Harrisonburg is back and bigger than ever! Join Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance Saturday, December 2, for Winter Wonderfest. Enjoy carriage rides, photos with Santa, holiday shopping, performances, and more!

Sponsor Winter Wonderfest

Help families and shoppers kick-off the holiday season with a Saturday full of winter wonder. Attendees are invited to Sip & Stroll and shop while taking part in family-friendly activities such as voting for their favorite creations in our annual Gingerbread House Build-off, touring downtown in a horse-drawn carriage, visiting with Santa & Mrs. Claus, and much more. The day is capped off with the City of Harrisonburg’s annual Holiday Parade and tree lighting. Surprises will be tucked away in businesses and throughout downtown as attendees walk around and take in the magical holiday atmosphere as a community.

View our Sponsorship Packet to Learn More!

Winter Wonderfest Volunteers

Usher in the magic of the holiday season in Downtown Harrisonburg with Winter Wonderfest! There are many volunteer opportunities for this event including event planning, material distribution to businesses, decorating, activity facilitation, dressing up as costumed characters, and more. Sign up through this portal and we will let you know about upcoming opportunities to get involved.