Parks Special Events

Moonlight Ball

Moonlight Ball

In honor of Winchester's 275th anniversary, enjoy an evening of learning and dancing traditional Victorian dances. Instruction by Victorian Dance Ensemble. Live music by the Susquehanna Travelers. No dance experience needed. Period attire encouraged but not required. Space is limited. 
Date: SA, 7/20
Time: 7-10 pm
​Fee: $25/individual, $40/couple, $50/group of four (must live in same household, $5 per additional household member)
Register by: 4 pm on July 20 (additional tickets may be available at the door if not all sold in advance)
Activity #: 659000
Location: George Washington Hotel


Christmas in July

Enjoy Christmas fun under the sun at the outdoor pool. There will be fun and games and plenty of Christmas cheer. Food will be available for purchase at the concession stand. Don't be a Scrooge...take part in the festivities.
Date: TH, 7/25
Time: Noon-3 pm (pool open until 6:45 pm)
​Fee: Daily admission or included with Park membership
Location: Outdoor pool, Jim Barnett Park


Movie Nights at the Amphitheater

Movies Nights at the Amphitheater

Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a movie under the stars at the Amphitheatre. Food will not be available for purchase, so feel free to bring a snack or picnic.
Date:

  • F, 8/2, Incredibles 2

Time: Movies will begin at dusk (approx. 8:30 pm)
Fee: FREE


End of Summer Swim Under the Stars

Experience the outdoor pool at night and swim under the stars. Food will be available for purchase at the concession stand.
Date: SA, 8/3
Time: 9:30-11 pm
​Fee: $2 per person
Location: Outdoor pool, Jim Barnett Park


All Paws on Deck Canine Swim

For the 5th consecutive year, we'll end the summer pool season with a canine splash! Bring your furry friends out for an evening of swimming at the outdoor pool. All attendees must show proof of rabies vaccination for entrance. Pre-registration option available. 
Date: SA, 9/14
Time: 2-3 pm, 3-4 pm, 4-5 pm
​Fee: $2 per dog
Register by: 9/12 or day-of at the pool
Activity #: 622547-01, 03, 05
Location: Outdoor pool, Jim Barnett Park


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
Email