Popular Moonlight Ball returns for 275th anniversary

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:15

Winchester Parks and Recreation’s popular Moonlight Ball, last held in 2012, has returned in honor of Winchester’s 275th anniversary. The Moonlight Ball allows attendees to go back in time to an era when families graced the dance floor to discover more about each other, enjoy beautiful music and get lost in the ambiance of a traditional southern ball. Open to all ages.

Moonlight Ball
Saturday, July 20
7:00-10:00 pm
George Washington Hotel
Period Attire Encouraged
No Dance Experience Needed

Period dance instruction provided by the Victorian Dance Ensemble

From Harrisburg, PA this dance ensemble has performed at previous Winchester Parks and Recreation events, the Smithsonian Institute’s American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery, the 2009 Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C. and more.

Music provided by Susquehanna Travellers 

Susquehanna Travellers will perform the music of 19th century America. The musicians are re-enactors and members of the 87th PA Volunteer Infantry. The band got its start playing traditional tunes around their campfire at a re-enactment.

Get Tickets

  1. In advance (by 4 pm on 7/20) – Online or call 540-662-4946.
  2. At the door – Any remaining tickets will be available for purchase at the door (cash or check only). Space is limited.


$25/individual, $40/couple, $50/group of four (must live in same household, $5 per additional household member)

“This has always been one of my favorite events,” stated Leslie Bowery, Winchester Parks and Recreation Special Events Coordinator. “The instructors are authentic, knowledgeable and friendly; the dances are easy to learn and fun to do; and the music is entertaining. Plus, people of all ages can participate.”

Moonlight Ball photo