2019 Independence Day holiday schedule

Fri, 06/28/2019 - 12:15

The City of Winchester will operate on the following schedule in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Facility/Service July 4 July 5
City Government Offices CLOSED Open
Old Town Welcome Center CLOSED Open
WinTran Routes CLOSED Open
Jim Barnett Park Rec Center CLOSED Open
Jim Barnett Park Outdoor Pool Open Open
Joint Judicial Center CLOSED CLOSED
Metered parking in Old Town FREE Rates Charged
Winchester-Frederick County Visitors Center OPEN OPEN

Refuse Collection Schedule Change

  • Trash collection on Thursday, July 4 is moved to Wednesday, July 3
  • Yard waste collection on Wednesday, July 3 is canceled

Public Works 2019 Holiday Collection Schedule

Rockin’ Independence Eve Event

Held in Old Town Winchester on Wednesday, July 3 from 5:00-11:00 pm. This annual event will include live music at the Taylor Pavilion, family activities, a wine/beer garden (proceeds benefiting the SPCA), Snow White Grill hamburger eating contest, street performers on the Loudoun Street Mall, and fireworks at 9:15 pm (best viewed from N. Kent Street between Boscawen and Piccadilly Streets). This event is free and open to the public. Visit www.oldtownwinchesterva.com for more information.

Rooftops of the downtown garages will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic during the fireworks. Viewing the fireworks from the garage rooftops is prohibited.

Convenient parking is available at all four downtown garages for $5.00 (cash only).

4th of July Open Houses

All four of the City of Winchester-owned museums will offer free admission on July 4 from 10 am-4 pm in honor of our nation’s birthday and Winchester’s 275th anniversary.


  • George Washington’s Office
  • Stonewall Jackson’s Headquarters
  • Abram’s Delight & 18th Century Cabin
  • Hollingsworth Mill (includes WWI exhibit)

Visit www.winchesterhistory.org for more information about these museums.

“Hog Wild in Winchester” – A Whimsical Play

Winchester Little Theater presents “Hog Wild in Winchester,” a whimsical play about George Washington’s first piece of legislation after being elected to the House of Burgesses. The 15-20 minute play was written by Sally Anderson and is free to watch at the George Washington’s Office Museum on July 4 at either 11 am or 2 pm.