Event Calendar

Every month offers a variety of exciting events in Jefferson County. From craft fairs and street festivals to civil-war re-enactments and food festivals – Jefferson County has it all. Check out these events so you don’t miss a thing.

For more information on events in our towns, click below:

Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival

March 6, 2018

Mountain Heritage Arts & Crafts Festival

September 28-30

Come join your friends at one of the top judged festivals in America, 43rd Annual Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival on September 28-30th, 2018, from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. each day, at our NEW LOCATION, Jefferson County WV Fairgrounds.  We have something for everyone to see and do at our festival.

Approximately 200 quality juried artists and craftsperson's from 24 states will be demonstrating their wonderful created work at the festival. There will be activities for the children such as: a children's tent where children can make a craft, face painting and scavenger hunt.
For those that enjoy bluegrass music we have several great bands. They will be performing on Saturday and Sunday.  For more information on the bands and to get the schedule, visit our website at   Taste wines from the areas foremost West Virginia wineries and WV craft beers. Patrons must be 21 years of age or older to taste/purchase beer & wine, so be prepared to show valid identification.

Watch for the Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival signs and follow them to Jefferson County WV Fairgrounds in the heart of Jefferson County near Harpers Ferry and Charles Town/Ranson.  General Admission is $7 at the gate or $6 in advance.  Parking, arts/crafts demonstrations, wine tasting, live bluegrass music, and children's crafts, with face painting are included in the price of admission; so, bring the entire family!

We politely remind you that pets and all alcoholic beverages must be left at home.  For further information, please call (304) 725-2055. For advanced reduced tickets visit our website

Quality arts and crafts, finest West Virginia wines; live bluegrass music; activities for children; and outstanding food, all in the spacious indoor and outdoor beauty of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia approximately one-hour northwest of Washington, DC.   There is no better way to spend a September weekend!

To purchase advance tickets please visit our ticketing center:

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Contemporary American Theater Festival

July 6, 2018July 29, 2018

The Ultimate Theater Festival
Featuring Six Plays
Shepherdstown, WV  25442

For more information, please visit the event’s website.

Medical Weekend: Giving Aid and Comfort

July 14, 2018July 15, 2018

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park - Lower Town

Living history staff and volunteers portray the medical and relief efforts provided to soldiers during the Civil War.

11 am - 4 pm daily.


2018 Tomato Festival

August 18, 2018

The Berkeley-Jefferson Extension Master Gardeners are pleased to announce the seventh annual 2018 Tomato Festival August 18 from 10 am to 2 pm. at the WVU Kearneysville Tree Fruit Research and Education Center located at 67 Apple Harvest Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.  The Festival will feature tomato tastings, cooking demonstrations, the Tomato “Doctor” and seeds for next year’s planting season.  Children’s activities and food will be available. 

Charles Town Car Show

September 1, 2018

Washington Street, Charles Town, WV  25414

Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival

September 28, 2018September 30, 2018

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Daily
$6 - $7.00 Admission
Jefferson County WV Fairgrounds
Kearneysville, WV 25430   


Shepherdstown Community Club Ho Ho Ho-liday Handmade Market

November 25, 2018December 23, 2018

War Memorial Building, 102 E. German Street, Shepherdstown, WV  25443

Find locally-made gifts you can feel great about giving! The Shepherdstown Community Club hosts local/regional artists, artisans and designers to bring you a unique and charming shopping experience you can only find in historic downtown Shepherdstown You'll find different sellers each weekend of this 5-week long market of handmade goodness! Open Fri & Sat, Nov 23-24 from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm & Sunday, Nov 25 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Open each Saturday in the month of December from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm & each Sunday in the month of December from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm through Sunday, Dec 23.

For more information, please contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or visit the event’s website.

Charles Town/Ranson Christmas Parade & Charles Town Tree Lighting

December 1, 2018

Washington Street, Charles Town, WV  25414