Vintage in the Valley is under way

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Vintage In The Valley is under way today in Strasburg.

The annual event will include a car show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Holliday Street and a vintage fashion show at 1 p.m. at Strasburg Square. In addition, Amy’s Lush and Local will feature genealogy research at 11 a.m. and vintage item appraisal from 2 to 4 p.m.

There will be carriage rides from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and more than 80 vendors will be set up throughout the festival. Food trucks will be set up in two food courts.

Box Office Brewery will follow it up with a decades dance.

Mayfest announces new parade categories

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The Town of Strasburg prepares for this year’s Mayfest with the announcement of some new awards up for grabs during the parade.

The new parade categories for 2023 include Best Appearing Fire/EMS apparatus, Business entry, Organization entry, Antique Vehicle, and Best Youth Group.

The parade begins at 4 pm with the winners of each category announced at an award presentation at 6 pm at the Strasburg Square.

Winners will receive a commemorative plaque for their category.

The parade route follows King Street beginning at the Dunkin Donuts and concluding at Massanutten Street and will last about 30 minutes.

To get your group entered into the parade, contact Wendy Williams at 703-853-8729 or put in an application online by clicking here.

Other marquee events planned for this year’s Mayfest include Heels, Hops and Bowties kickoff event on May 12th, live music, the Ole Timers Baseball game, and new for this year, GUI Esports events hosted at the Bright Box each day of the festival.

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Christmas parades around the Valley

It’s Christmas time in the Shenandoah Valley and this weekend will feature quite a few celebrations and parades.

Christmas on Main in Front Royal gets started at noon today with the Merry Market and Christmas parade at 5 pm.

Strasburg’s Christmas parade down King Street will start at 4:30 pm today followed by a tree lighting ceremony.

Middletown’s Christmas parade will start at 2 pm tomorrow.

The Sports Marshall is Sherando High School and Shenandoah Univeristy alum Darrell Thompson, who is now a pitcher in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. 

The Grand Marshals include the James Wood Volleyball team that recently claimed their first state title.

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‘Tis the Season in Strasburg

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‘Tis the Season in Strasburg!

Today will feature a range of activities to help you discover the festive side of Strasburg.

Starting at 11 am in the Strasburg Square, the Strasburg Farmers Market will host the Mistletoe Market which will have plenty of locally made goods for sale.

At 2 pm in the Square, Hot Cocoa and Connections will begin.

This is a great chance to sample many different kinds of hot cocoa, get a picture with Santa, and bring an ornament to decorate the town tree.

The Parade will begin at 4:30 and will shut down King Street.

Following the parade back at the Strasburg Square, there will be a free holiday movie showing. 

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