DECEMBER 11, 2021
3pm - 7pm in Downtown Stafford

Celebrate the season in Downtown Stafford!



The brightest night in Stafford returns to ring in the holiday season on Saturday, December 11, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m (weather date December 12). A festive hometown tradition, WinterFest features live performances, visits with Santa, a community bonfire, food trucks, the Parade of Lights, and hundreds of luminaries throughout Main Street. 


Museum  Open House  |  3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Peruse two floors of exhibits, artifacts, and learn about our town's rich history at the Stafford Historical Society Museum at 2 Spring Street. 

Live Nativity  |  3:00 p.m. 

Live Nativity Performance with real actors and animals on the lawn of the First United Methodist Church at 8 Church Street. 

Parade of Lights  |  4:30 p.m. 

From Olympic Circle to Town Hall, with entrants lighted for evening viewing. 

Caroling, Mix + Mingle  

Community carol sing with the SHS Choir, community bonfire, and visits with Santa In Haymarket Common (31 Main Street), immediately following the parade. 

Parade of Lights

The WinterFest Parade of Lights steps off at 4:30 p.m. from Olympic Park Circle and continues down Main Street to Town Hall. Commencing just after dusk, floats, vehicles and walking groups will be illuminated for evening viewing. Intended to promote positivity and togetherness all businesses, clubs, civic groups, and residents are welcome to register and join the lighted convoy! Please register using the link below.