Candy Hill Campground

165 Ward Avenue
Winchester, Virginia 22602
1 (540) - 662 - 8010


Trolley Trips April 1 - October 31:
Most Saturdays our San Francisco-Style Trolley Bus takes campers to places
such as farm markets and ice cream or frozen yogurt restaurants, on a sign up basis: only $1-2 per person

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First Fridays
Art Walk
Every Month
On the first Friday of every month, Old Town Winchester plays host to artists with special galleries, musicians playing in restaurants and cafes, and late hours for many of the unique shops. Every month is something a little different.
Easter Weekend
Start the camping season off right and visit Candy Hill for Easter Weekend. Brush off the camping equipment to get prepared for the rest of the season!
Bloomin' Wine & Fine Arts Festival
April 26-28
The Apple Blossom festivities start with a Wine and Fine Arts Festival featuring area vineyards, food exhibitors, local artisans, and live musical entertainment featured on three stages to complete the atmosphere.
Apple Blossom Festival May
Join the fun and pageantry of the 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival in historic Winchester. "Back in Bloom" Featuring a wide variety of crafters; a bluegrass concert, a carnival and an outstanding fireworks display! Visit the official Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival website for more information. Most events will be at the Frederick County Virginia Fairgrounds. See you at The Bloom! 
Mother's Day Weekend May 10-12
Enjoy a beautiful weekend to camp with mom.
"Of Ale & History"
Beer Festival
May 11
Join Belle Grove Plantation during their annual Microbrew and Imported Beer Tasting Festival. Sample an array of beers from the New and Old World. With music provided by live bands, food, and manor house tours it's a fun festival in a scenic historic outdoor setting! Located at 336 Belle Grove Road, Middletown. (540) 869-2028
Blandy Farm Garden Fair May 11-12
Blandy Farm Arboretum's annual garden extravaganza where over 70 vendors will sell plants and garden supplies to spice up your garden with a huge selection of native plants, small trees, annuals, perennials, berry bushes and more! Free guided tours and children's activities available. Located at 400 Blandy Farm Lane, Boyce.
 (540) 837-1758
  North-South Skirmish Association Spring Nationals Shoot
May 15-19

Member units compete in live-fire matches with original/authentic reproduction Civil War period muskets, revolvers, mortars and cannons. It is one of the largest Civil War events of its kind in the country! Free event. Bring the entire family and see history in action! Located at Fort Shenandoah, 480 Chalybeate Spring Road, Winchester.
(248) 258-9007.
36th Annual Virginia Wine & Crafts Festival

May 18

Enjoy wine tastings from 20 of the best Virginia Wineries. Over 100 artisans, crafters and a huge variety of foods and games. Live entertainment for everyone! Located in historic downtown Front Royal, see more info here.
Newtown Heritage Festival

This free family friendly festival that celebrates Stephens City, VA's heritage. Includes a craft show, demonstrating artisans, a parade and fireworks on Saturday, live music, children’s events, wagon rides, museum tours and more.
Click here for more information on the festival.

Memorial Day Weekend May 24-27
Candy Hill's pool opens for the season
Marker-Miller Farm Market Opening Day
June 1
Head over to Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market and Bakery for their opening day.
Winchester Wings and Wheels
June 1
Car Show, Airplane Displays, Kids Activities, Food Vendors and more at the Winchester Reqional Airport.
Hop Blossom Craft Beer Festival
June 8
Focusing on craft beer education and exposing participants to the growing popularity and love for great craft beer. This year will feature over 40 breweries, live entertainment, and an annual homebrew competition and more!
*Date To be Confirmed*
Fathers' Day Weekend June 14-16
Every dad loves a good campfire.
Rockin' Independence Eve
July 3
Come enjoy Rockin’ Independence Eve, an All-American event in Old Town Winchester.
Independence Day Weekend
July 5-8
Join us for your favorites to roast over the fire, then go watch local area fireworks.
Shenandoah Valley Steam & Gas Engine Show
July 26-28
This show features restored farm tractors, farm equipment, steam-powered belt-driven saw mill, belt-driven thrashing machine and hay baler, a "parade of tractors" and a tractor pull featuring only vintage farm tractors. On Saturday, listen to some outstanding bluegrass music.
Frederick County Fair
July 29- August 3
Frederick County Fair offers fun for the entire family! Enjoy performances by country music recording artists and also live bluegrass music. See smash-up action at the demolition derby! There's also beauty pageants, lawnmower racing, carnival, livestock shows, petting zoo and much more!
Located at the Frederick County Fairgrounds on Route 11 North.
Route 11
Yard Crawl
Aug 10
Shop until you drop at the annual "Route 11 Yard Crawl". Plan to spend the day meandering through 43 miles of the Shenandoah Valley, with antiques, yard sales, and local business sales from New Market to Stephens City, VA along the “Old Valley Pike”.
Marker-Miller Peach Festival Aug. 10
Enjoy fresh local produce that you can pick yourself, great country favorites,
and try some fresh apple cider doughnuts!
Bring the kids out to the playground and take them on an adventurous wagon ride!
Held at Marker-Miller Orchards, 3035 Cedar Creek Grade. (540) 662-1391
*Date to be confirmed*
Winchester Greek Festival
Aug 19-20
Sample delicious culinary fare and experience Greek music and dance at the Greek Orthodox Church of Winchester. Fun for the whole family!
Richards Fruit Market Peach Festival
Enjoy fresh local produce, great country favorites and try some fresh baked pies and dumplings!
Belle Grove Wine Festival
Aug 24
At historic Belle Grove Plantation
Labor Day Weekend Aug 30 - Sept 2
The last big summer "splash"!
Come enjoy sun and fun at Candy Hill before vacation season ends!
Apple Harvest Festival
Sept 20-22
Celebrate Winchester's Apple Harvest Festival! - Regional apple pie baking contest, Ole Tyme Apple Growers Exhibit, food, children's areas, and artisans. Enjoy fall in the apple country at Jim Barnett Park. Located at 1001 E. Cork Street, Winchester.
(540) 662-4827
Annual Tri-State Truck Show
Sept. 26-28
From dawn till dusk at the Frederick County Fairgrounds visitors can see antique trucks, fire trucks, farm tractors, and military vehicles - all in working condition!
Sept. 27
The celebration of German heritage will take place in downtown Winchester with the ability to sample German-inspired food, beer and wine while experiencing fantastic entertainment.
*Date to be Confirmed*
Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival
Come celebrate the many facets of fiber! The Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival is filled with opportunities and events focusing on all aspects of fiber and more! Spinning and weaving equipment, rugs, purses, hats, sweaters, jewelry, art, pottery, and more!
 North-South Skirmish Association Fall Nationals Shoot
Oct 2 - Oct 6
N-SSA member units compete in live-fire matches with original/authentic reproduction Civil War muskets, revolvers, mortars, and cannons. One of the largest Civil War events of its kind in the country! Free event. Bring the entire family and see history in action!
Located at Fort Shenandoah, 480 Chalybeate Spring Road, Winchester. (248) 258-9007
Columbus Day Weekend
Enjoy the fall foliage and relax over this wonderful weekend.
Explore local farm markets and pick up everything from fresh fruit to homemade pies while you discover the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley.
Marker-Miller Apple Harvest Festival
Get some apple cobbler, caramel apple sundaes and country style food.
You can pick your own apples and pumpkins while you enjoy great music.
Wagon rides and barrel train rides for the kids.
*Date to be Confirmed*
Blandy Farm Arboretum's GinkgoFest offers live music, delectable food and drink, Q&A with ginkgo experts,and plein air art in the Grove.With 300 ginkgo trees spanning 3.3 acres, Blandy Experimental Farm's Ginkgo Grove is the largest in the country!
(540) 837-1758
160th Civil War Battle Re-enactment Oct
Make Candy Hill Campground your base "camp" from which to experience the special 155th re-enactment of the Battle of Cedar Creek at Belle Grove. The largest of its kind!   (20 minutes south of Winchester) (540) 869-2064
Richards Fruit Market Apple Festival
Enjoy fresh local produce, great country favorites and try some fresh baked pies and dumplings!

Marker-Miller Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 26
Enjoy food, wagon rides, barrel train rides and live music.
Get the family to go for a hunt and pick the perfect pumpkin.
*Date to be Confirmed*

Please note that plans and dates can change due to circumstances beyond our control.
Call the campground to confirm.
Weekends in color represent raised rates due to holiday or event. 
Also, we add events to this calendar throughout the year.
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