Parks Special Events

Cookies with Santa

Enjoy some tasty treats while visiting with Santa on Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 pm. Also, have fun making a variety of crafts at your own pace. Register by December 4 (no registrations take day of the event). For ages 1+. Fee: $5. Location: Jim Barnett Park, Social Hall. Activity #: 641347. 

Santa Letters

Attention, kids and parents! Grab paper and pen and send a letter to Santa Claus. Don't forget to include your return address, as Santa himself may just write back. Sending a letter is free, and there is no postage necessary for mail going to the North Pole!

Mailboxes will be available through December 4 and are located at the following city locations:

  • War Memorial Building in Jim Barnett Park
  • City Hall (15 North Cameron Street)
  • Old Town Winchester Welcome Center (33 East Boscawen Street)

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