Welcome to the 2024 Strasburg Mayfest!

Family Fun in the Valley! 

Wednesday - Sunday May 8-12

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, April 7

Laurel Ridge Community College   

NEW - Mayfest Carnival (Town Parking Lot)

Wed May 8 & Thur May 9  6pm - 10pm

Fri May 10  5pm - 10pm

Sat May 11  4pm - 10pm

Heels, Hops and Bowties Luncheon

Friday May 10: 11:30am - 2:00pm

Box Office Brewery   Purchase Tickets Online Here

Family Fun on the Square

Friday May 10: 3:30pm - 6pm

DJ Tony Knave

Mayfest Eating Contests: Cupcakes (Register onsite for Children Ages 5-10 & 11-15) & Hot Dogs (Register at Old Dominion Doggery)

Duck Race

Saturday May 11: 3:00pm at the Strasburg Pavilion


Saturday May 11: 10:00am - 4:00pm on North Holliday Street 

Mayfest 5K

Saturday May 11: 8am Strasburg High School   Register Here

Music & Eats on the Square

Friday May 10: DJ Tony Knave: 3:30pm - 6pm; The Foundry Street Project 7:00pm - 10pm

Saturday May 11:  DJ Tony Knave: 10am - 5pm; Cazhmiere, 7:00pm - 10:00pm

NEW: VIP Parking for Fri & Sat Bands in the Town Lot  Reserve Your Spot Here - Only 13 Available

Music, Eats & Demonstrations at The Emporium

Saturday May 11 10am - 5pm

Free Barrel Train rides, Massanutten Antique Tractor Club, Crafters, Live Music 11am-2pm

Music on South Holliday Street

Friday May 10: Bakersfield Sound Band, 6-9pm

Saturday May 11: Five of A Kind, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Old Timers Baseball Game

Sunday May 12: 1:30pm at Sandy Hook Elementary School  Registration Form Here  


Saturday May 11: 2:00 pm

King Street from Dunkin Donuts to Massanutten Street 

Parade line up: 1:00 pm  Register Here   Parade Route

Mayfest GUI Esports Events

Box Office Brewery

Friday May 10 3-7pm (Community)

Saturday May 11 10am-2pm (Community)

   **FREE MAYFEST SHUTTLE PARKING - Strasburg High School, Saturday  9:30am -6:30pm

Music on the Square


Saturday May 11: 7-10 pm

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. 

The Foundry Street Project *  

Friday May 10: 7-10 pm

The Foundry Street Project is an acoustic quartet performing acoustic rock and country music.

*NEW: VIP Parking for Fri & Sat Bands in the Town Lot  Reserve Your Spot Here - Only 13 Available

DJ Tony Knave

Friday May 10: 3:30 - 6:00 P.M.

Saturday May 11: 10:00-5:00 P.M.

Craft Vendors

Arts & Crafts and Business Vendors

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

Saturday, May 11: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm        

Would you like to be a Vendor at Strasburg Mayfest 2024?

We would love to have your business represented at our annual Mayfest. Click Here to Register  

Food Vendors and Concessions

Food Concessions

Located on North & South Holliday Street

Friday May 10: 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Saturday May 11: 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

Located at the Strasburg Emporium

Beer and Wine Garden

Friday May 10: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Strasburg Square

Sponsored by the Strasburg Rotary Club 

Saturday May 11: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Strasburg Square

Sponsored by the Strasburg Rotary Club 

Interested in feeding the crowds at Strasburg Mayfest 2024?

  Applications for Mayfest 2024 are now Closed. 

Children's Activities

Mayfest GUI Esports Events

Box Office Brewery

Friday May 10 3-7pm (Community)

Saturday May 11 10am-2pm (Community)

KidsZone - Free

Saturday, May 11: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on North Holliday Street & Strasburg Emporium

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 11: 2:00 pm

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

Mayfest Duck Race

Saturday May 11: 3:00 pm at the Strasburg Pavilion

Duck Sales at all Mayfest events. Ducks are $5 each. Sales end at 2:30pm at Town Hall Mayfest Tent


Friday May 10

Heels, Hops & Bowties Luncheon

Box Office Brewery

11:30am – 2:00 pm Cost: $35.00

Click Here to Reserve Your Tickets 

Food Concessions

Open: South Holliday Street

12:00 pm – 9:00pm


Strasburg Square – Family Fun Games

DJ Tony Knave 3:30-6:00pm

The Foundry Street Project  7:00 - 10:00pm

Food Court on S Holliday Street 

5:45pm - 8:30pm

Community Esports Event by GUI Esports

Box Office Brewery   3pm - 7pm

Strasburg Museum

Free Admission 10am -4pm

Saturday May 11

Strasburg Mayfest 5K 8am, Strasburg HS

Strasburg Museum:

11am  Commemorative Mayfest Pots Auctioned & Sale

          Free Admission all day

Pancake Breakfast by Kiwanis Club of Strasburg

7am - 11am Strasburg Mennonite Church, High St

Mayfest Duck Race

Strasburg Pavilion

Race Time: 3:00pm

Saturday May 11 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 & The Strasburg Emporium

10am – 9pm


Strasburg Fire Dept: DJ Tony Knave, Master Jam Productions

10:00am – 5:00pm

Strasburg Emporium: 

11:00am - 3:00pm

South Holliday Street: Five of a Kind

11:00am - 2:00pm   

Strasburg Square: Cazhmiere

7:00pm – 10:00pm


2:00 pm (Starting from Dunkin Donuts on King Street and ending at Massanutten Street) 

Sunday May 12

Old Timers Baseball Game 

Sandy Hook Elementary School

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

Festival Sponsors


Gold Level


Silver Level


Bronze Level

Amanda Gulla of Preslee Real Estate              Barry & Susan Shapiro               Brandy Clem of Johnston & Rhodes Real Estate

Brian Doman of Preslee Real Estate                Edward Jones (Crystal Hollar, Stuart Freakley, Justin Baker)

      Integrity Home Mortgage Corp -Mike & Bridget Keffer         Kiwanis Club of Strasburg

 Lotus Salon & Mini Spa                 Queen Street Diner

Virginia Farm Bureau Insurance

Friends of Mayfest

J Moss Service & Repair Inc             MD & VA Milk Producers Coop Assoc       Peak Roofing Contractors

   Salon 214                 Subway - Strasburg            Strasburg Museum

Are you interested in sponsoring Mayfest 2024? 

Our Mayfest Committee would love to have you sponsor Mayfest! Click here for details 

Volunteer at Mayfest Today! Contact (540) 459 - 2542 to get started.

103 South Main Street
Woodstock, VA 22664


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