Location: Loudoun Street Mall in front of the 1840 Courthouse (20 N. Loudoun Street)
The nationwide event is a “community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live,” according to the National Association of Town Watch.
Community members are invited to meet and interact with Winchester police officers as well as community partners and crime prevention groups such as the Winchester City Sheriff’s Office and Winchester Fire and Rescue. The WPD Bike Team, K9 teams, bike patrol officers, SWAT team, and Volunteers in Policing will provide educational demonstrations and services for neighborhood and child safety.
Attendees will enjoy free food, live music, and children’s activities and are encouraged to bring folding chairs to the event. Metered parking in the downtown area is free after 6 pm.