Embrace the Holiday Spirit at Clarksburg WinterFest

by | Oct 19, 2023 | Things to Do

The first weekend of December has always been synonymous with the beginning of the holiday season, and this year is no exception. On Friday, December 1, 2023, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, December 2, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the charming town of Clarksburg, West Virginia, is all set to host a delightful community event, the Clarksburg WinterFest. This festive extravaganza promises two days of merriment, bringing together locals and visitors alike to celebrate the magic of the season.

A Festive Parade to Kick Things Off

The heartwarming Christmas parade on Friday evening is the perfect start to a weekend filled with holiday cheer. The streets of downtown Clarksburg will come alive with twinkling lights, beautifully decorated floats, and an abundance of holiday spirit. Be sure to bring your friends and family to enjoy the enchanting spectacle and wave to Santa Claus as he makes a special appearance. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, December 1st, and will last approximately two hours. Then, the tree lighting will be immediately following the parade on the lawn of the Waldomore. 

Winter Market of Artisans

On Saturday, the Winter Market of Artisans offers an opportunity to find unique, handcrafted treasures for your loved ones. Stroll through rows of artisan stalls, discovering one-of-a-kind gifts, decorations, and locally-made products. Whether you’re looking for festive decorations for your home or a meaningful gift, you’re bound to find something special at this market.

Delicious Food

No holiday event is complete without delicious food, and Clarksburg WinterFest has you covered. A variety of food vendors will be on hand to satisfy your cravings, and you won’t leave hungry.

Local Talent on Display

Clarksburg WinterFest also offers local schools and artists a platform to showcase their talents. This is a wonderful opportunity to support the community’s budding artists and witness their creative expressions come to life. The performances promise to be entertaining, heartwarming, and a testament to the incredible talent in Clarksburg.

A Celebration of Community

Amid all the glittering lights, artisan crafts, and festive entertainment, Clarksburg WinterFest is, at its core, a celebration of community. It’s a time for neighbors to come together to share smiles, laughter, and the warmth of the season. The event encapsulates the spirit of togetherness that makes Clarksburg such a special place.

As the holiday season approaches, Clarksburg WinterFest beckons you to join in the festivities. So mark your calendars for December 1 and 2, 2023, and head to downtown Clarksburg for a weekend filled with holiday crafts, culture, and, most importantly, a sense of belonging. Whether you’re looking for unique gifts, delicious food, or a memorable holiday experience, Clarksburg WinterFest has it all. Come and be a part of this heartwarming celebration of the most wonderful time of the year.



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