Parks Special Events

Eggcessible Easter Egg Hunt for children with special needs

Eggcessible is the area's only Easter Egg hunt for children with special needs held on Friday, March 23 from 10:00-11:00 am in the Jim Barnett Park gym. Children may hunt for specialty retrofitted eggs. Eggs are then turned in for Easter goodies. The Easter Bunny will be there to meet and greet with children. FREE.

Easter Egg Hunt in Jim Barnett Park

Bring an empty Easter basket and enjoy hunting for eggs and visiting with the Easter Bunny on Saturday, March 24 at 9:00 am. Groups will be divided into three age groups with all of the groups hunting at the same time. Location: Jim Barnett Park, Christianson Familyland. FREE. Age groups: Under 3, 3-5 and 6-8.

Egg Splash event

The indoor pool will be filled with floating Easter eggs at WPRD's Egg Splash event on Saturday, March 24. Collect a specific number or color to receive a bag of gifts. There will be two special eggs in each age group with a grand prize: free swimming lesson. A parent must be in the water with children of ALL ages. Age groups and times: Ages 3-5 (1 pm), ages 6-8 (1:30 pm) and ages 9-14 (2 pm). Fee: $2 per child. Activity #: 612337. Register by: March 16

Spring Fling 2018

Hop into spring with WPRD at our middle school dance on Saturday, April 14 from 7-9 pm in the Jim Barnett Park gym. Attire must meet school dress code. Food will be available for purchase at minimal cost. SCHOOL ID is REQUIRED for admission.


Special Event Permits

Click here for more information about holding a special event in Jim Barnett Park.


Leslie Bowery
Recreation Coordinator - Special Events
Winchester Parks & Recreation
1001 East Cork Street
Winchester, VA  22601
(540) 662-4946
Fax (540) 678-8791
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