News Makers Brad and Corey on NYE celebration in Winchester

The City of Winchester is teaming up with Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival to celebrate both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

We spoke with Apple Blossom’s Executive Director Brad Veach and Winchester’s New Year celebration chairperson Corey McKnight about the events in our latest news maker.

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Brad has a full rundown of what to expect starting December 31 and January 1, 2024.

Corey has some details on the laser light show that is brand new this year along with locations of events.

Both are excited about this year’s celebration which is offering annual traditions and some brand new activates to bring in 2024.

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Shenandoah Apple Blossom promises a full festival this year

Shenandoah Apple Blossom 2022

In a press release from Shenandoah Apple Blossom Executive Director Bradley Veach the theme for the 2022 festival is Bloomin’ Good Times.

The release went on to state that this year’s festival is a full slate of events after two years of a scaled back festival because of the pandemic.

All parades, dances, events, celebrities and festivities will be take place Apr. 22 through May 1, 2022.

The midway and carnival will also be available this coming 95th year of the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival.

Announcements of future events and celebrities are fourth coming with tickets going on sale in Jan. 2022 at

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