Fox 5 D.C. to broadcast live from Old Town Winchester

Mon, 07/16/2018 - 17:15

Fox 5 D.C. will showcase Winchester during a live broadcast of their morning show on Friday, July 20 from Old Town Winchester’s Loudoun Street Mall. Every Friday throughout the summer, Fox 5 hits the road for a “Zip Trip” to a new city within a few hours of Washington D.C. to feature possible day trips from D.C.

“We encourage local organizations, businesses and residents to come downtown for all the fun and show how friendly and unique Winchester is to the D.C. region,” City Communications Director Amy Simmons.

The community is invited to attend and watch the show live and in person. There will be plenty of opportunities for the audience to be on TV and possibly be interviewed by the anchors. The show will go live at 6:00 am and end at 11:00 am.


Main set segments (in front of the 1840 courthouse):

  • 8:12 am – “Child of the Day”
  • 8:30 am – Winchester “Trivia Time” with Mayor Smith
  • 8:50 am – “Taste of Winchester” with Bonnie Blue
  • 9:18 am – “On the Market”
  • 9:35 am – “First Responder Friday”
  • 9:50 am – “Taste of Winchester” with Firefly Café
  • 10:04 am – “Hometown Hero”
  • 10:23 am – Dance party with DJ for audience
  • 10:30 am – “Hometown Team” with the Winchester Royals
  • 10:50 am – “Taste of Winchester” with Winchester’s four breweries and 50/50 Taphouse for “Brews and Burgers”

Tucker’s “Weather Hits”:

  • 6:35 am – 1840 Courthouse Civil War Museum
  • 6:45 am – Bright Box Theater
  • 7:15 am – Shenandoah University at the Taylor Pavilion
  • 7:35 am – Handley Library
  • 8:15 am – Splash Pad
  • 8:35 am – Rouss Volunteer Fire Station

Tucker Tries It:

  • 9:30 am – Juggling at Incredible Flying Objects


  • 5 Must Stops when visiting Winchester (pre-recorded)

“This is an amazing opportunity to showcase Winchester to the broader D.C. region as a great tourist destination,” stated City Manager Eden Freeman. “It would be impossible for us to ever gain this kind of coverage on our own and we are grateful to Fox 5 for reaching out to us and choosing Winchester for a 2018 Zip Trip.”

For the schedule and to view previous Zip Trips in 2018, visit Use #fox5ziptrip to interact with Fox 5 prior to, during or after the Winchester Zip Trip on social media.