The month of October offers a variety of unique autumn events for everyone to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for live music, a ghost or historical tour, or a comedy show, you’ll find precisely what you’re searching for. Below are 4 fun events around Winchester:
Oktober Fest 2018
Oktoberfest 2018 will take place on October 12th and 13th. Guests will be able to enjoy German beer and food while browsing old town Winchester’s walking mall, enjoying the sights and sounds of a traditional festival. This year, entertainment is free to all guests, while ticket holders can purchase tasting packages that entitle them to 6 beer or wine tastings and a collectible stein. These tickets will be $20 in advance and $25 the day of the event.
Die Laughing Productions features a Murder Mystery Comedy Show on Saturday, October 13th. Due to mature content, this show is limited to individuals over 18. Guests are encouraged to attend in costume, and can participate in a live murder mystery that takes place on the sit of the horror film “The Friday the 13th After Next”. Bright Box Theater will be presenting two shows, and tickets begin at $20 each.
Winchester Food Tour
Take a journey through the food and drink that make Winchester, VA special during this food tour hosted by Taste Winchester History. You’ll have a chance to learn about the architecture and history of the area while sampling 5-6 dishes that are sure to please. Learn about local favorites and exciting new choices, while getting to know what makes the areas cuisine special. Tickets are $55 each and can be booked at https://www.tastewinchesterhistory.com. Tours are available featuring only restaurants, or individuals may choose to book restaurant and brewery tours, as well.
2018 Mt. Hebron Cemetery Tours
Learn about the Civil War history of this unique area on an educational walking tour that will instruct you about Old Town Winchester. Discover new information about the events that happened here in the Shenandoah Valley on this enjoyable walking tour. Reservations can be made by calling 540-542-1326 and tickets are $5.00 per person.