DECEMBER 10, 2022
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 10, 2022, from 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 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. 

Special Events Schedule


Museum  Open House 

Peruse two floors of exhibits, artifacts, and learn about our town's rich history at the Stafford Historical Society Museum at 5 Spring Street. 

Live Nativity  

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

Hyde Park Wagon Rides

Bundle up and take a festive wagon ride! Truly a charming and memorable experience, passengers should meet near the Historical Society (5 Spring Street). Rides will be offered before and after the parade, and on a first come, first serve basis. Scheduled time may vary. 

Parade of Lights  

From Olympic Circle, down Main Street to Town Hall, with entrants lighted for evening viewing. In Haymarket Common, enjoy a simultaneous performance from the SHS Band & Color Guard. Intended to promote positivity and togetherness, all businesses, clubs, civic groups, and residents are welcome to register and join the lighted convoy! Viewing are everywhere between Olympic Circle and Town Hall!


Want to join the procession? Please register using the link below. 

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. 

More details to come!