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Welcome to the 2023 Strasburg Mayfest!

Family Fun in the Valley! 

Friday - Sunday May 12-14

About Mayfest

Mayfest is an annual festival for all ages, located in Strasburg, VA in the Shenandoah Valley, showcasing local Arts, Crafts, and food. Come join us in downtown Strasburg for a fun family weekend!

Mayfest Attractions

There are a variety of local Arts & Craft Vendors, Artisans, and businesses to showcase their wares.

We have an assortment of food and beverage vendors to feed your families hunger while you're at the festival.

There is live music scheduled for both days of the festival, with a beer and wine garden providing refreshments during the evening performances.

Don't forget to check out our annual parade, duck race, kids fun zone, and Old Timers Baseball Game, along with many other attractions.

More information found below.

Events and Entertainment

Strasburg Miss Mayfest Pageant

Sunday, March 26, 1pm

Laurel Ridge Community College   Download Application Here

Heels, Hops and Bowties Luncheon

Friday May 12: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Box Office Brewery   Purchase Tickets Here

Family Fun on the Square

Friday, May 12: 3pm - 6pm

DJ and Eating Contests: Cupcakes (Children Ages 5-11) & Hot Dogs (1st 15 Adults to register

Mayfest Parade

Saturday, May 13: 4:00 pm

King Street from Dunkin Donuts to Massanutten Street 

Parade line up: 3:00 pm  Register Online Here   Parade Route

Mayfest Duck Race

Saturday, May 13: 2:00 pm at the Strasburg Pavilion


Saturday, May 13: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on North Holliday Street 

Music & Eats on the Square

Friday May 12: DJ Tony Knave: 3pm - 6:30pm;  Cazhmiere: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Saturday May 13:  DJ Tony Knave: 10am - 5pm; Souled Out: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Music at The Emporium

Saturday May 13: Five of a Kind: 11am - 3pm

Old Timers Baseball Game

Sunday May 14: 1:30pm at Sandy Hook Elementary School    Download application here

Music on the Square

Souled Out Band

Saturday May 13: 7-10 pm.

Souled Out is one of the Mid-Atlantic's most in demand top 40 dance bands.  Souled Out showcases a funk/soul/dance band!


Friday May 12: 6:30-9:30 P.M.

Cazhmiere is one of the Mid-Atlantic's most in demand top 40 dance bands, playing everything from modern radio rock to today's most popular hip hop, to the smooth vibes of old school R&B. 

DJ Tony Knave

Friday May 12: 3:00 - 6:30 P.M.

Saturday May 13: 10:00-5:00 P.M.

Craft Vendors

Arts & Crafts and Business Vendors

Located at Strasburg Square & Pavilion, the Town Hall Parking Lot, and The Strasburg Emporium

Saturday, May 13: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm        

Would you like to be a Vendor at Strasburg Mayfest?

We would love to have your business represented at our annual Mayfest. Registration is now open for Mayfest 2023   Click Here To Register

Food Vendors and Concessions

Food Concessions

Located on North & South Holliday Street

Friday May 12: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday May 13: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Heels, Hops and Bowties Luncheon

Friday May 12: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm at the Box Office Brewery

Cost: $35

Includes: Lunch, one drink, and live entertainment by Shag! Door Prizes & Ladies Best Shoes & Guys Best Tie

Tickets purchased here and at Box Office, Clementine Vintage, or Team Abby Walters Real Estate

Beer and Wine Garden

Friday May 12: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm at Strasburg Square

Sponsored by the Strasburg Rotary Club 

Saturday May 13: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Strasburg Square

Sponsored by the Strasburg Rotary Club 

Interested in feeding the crowds at Strasburg Mayfest 2024?

 We are booked for Mayfest 2023. Applications for Mayfest 2024 will be released later this year. Thank you!

Children's Activities

KidsZone - Free

Saturday, May 13: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on North Holliday Street

Fun for all ages - Carnival games; Inflatable 65' Obstacle, Sports Combo inflatable, slides; magician and balloon artist, face painting and more! 

Mayfest Parade

Saturday, May 13: 4:00 pm

Starting from King Street at Dunkin Donuts and ending at Massanutten Street 

Parade line up: 3:00 pm

Mayfest Duck Race

Saturday May 13: 2:00 pm at the Strasburg Pavilion

Ticket Sales: Throughout the week at local businesses and during Mayfest until start of the Race


Friday May 12

Heels, Hops & Bowties Luncheon:

Box Office Brewery

11:30am – 2:00 pm Cost: $35.00

Includes: Lunch, 1 drink and live entertainment by Shag

Tickets purchased soon and at Box Office, Clementine Vintage, and Team Abby Walters Real Estate

Food Concessions

Open: South Holliday Street

12:00 pm – 9:00pm


Strasburg Square – Family Fun Games

DJ Tony Knave 3:00-6:30pm

Cazhmiere 6:30pm – 9:30pm

Strasburg Museum:

Free Admission 10am -4pm

Saturday May 13

Strasburg Museum:

9am  Commemorative Mayfest Pots Auctioned

Shenandoah Pottery Guild selling pottery

Pancake Breakfast by Kiwanis Club of Strasburg

7am - 11am Strasburg Mennonite Church, High St

Mayfest Duck Race:

Strasburg Pavilion

Race Time: 2:00pm

Saturday May 13 cont.

Arts & Crafts and Business Vendors:

Strasburg Square & Pavilion; Town Hall Parking Lot and The Strasburg Emporium      10am – 5pm


North Holliday Street 

10am – 4pm Fun for all ages

Food Concessions

South Holliday Street at King Street

10am – 9pm


Strasburg Fire Dept: DJ Tony Knave, Master Jam Productions

10:00am – 5:00pm

Strasburg Emporium: Five Of A Kind

11:00am - 3:00pm

Strasburg Square: Souled Out

7:00pm – 10:00pm


4:00 pm (Starting from Dunkin Donuts on King Street and ending at Massanutten Street) Parade line up: 3:00pm

Sunday May 14

Community Non-denominational Church Service

10:30am, Town Park-R R Donnelly Shelter

Service by St. Paul Lutheran Church and Building Faith Church of Mt. Hebron

Old Timers Baseball Game 

Sandy Hook Elementary School

1:30pm (Concession stand opens at 11:30am)

Festival Sponsors

Premium Level


Gold Level

Silver Level


  Kimberly Needles Photography

  Pee Wee's Grading LLC

  Strasburg Fire Department

                    Strasburg Police Department                        


Bronze Level

Barney Shapiro & Susan Walker

Brian Doman Realtor, LLC

Fox's Pizza

Integrity Home Mortgage Corp.

Kiwanis Club of Strasburg

Rudolph Small Engine Repair

Salon 214

Stover Funeral Home & Crematory

Friends of Mayfest

New Star Market    *    Queen Street Diner     *     Strasburg Diner

Are you interested in sponsoring Mayfest 2023?

Our Mayfest Committee would love to have you sponsor Mayfest 2023! Download the 2023 Sponsorship form here.

Volunteer at Mayfest Today!

Contact (540) 459 - 2542 to get started.

103 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664


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