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

NEW - Mayfest Carnival (Town Parking Lot) - Armbands $25

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   

Family Fun on the Square

Friday May 10: 3:30pm - 6pm

DJ Tony Knave

Mayfest Eating Contests: 5:30pm, Register onsite for both between 3:30 and 5:30pm

    Cupcakes: sponsored by Sammy Lou's Bake Shop (Register onsite for Children Ages 5-10 & 11-15) 

    Hot Dogs: sponsored by Crabby Maggie's Seafood

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   

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  - Only 11 Available

Music, Eats & Demonstrations at The Emporium

Saturday May 11 10am - 5pm

Free Barrel Train rides, Massanutten Antique Tractor Club, Crafters, Live Music by Five of a Kind, 11am-2pm

Music on South Holliday Street

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

Saturday May 11: Local Classic Country Musicians, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Old Timers Baseball Game

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


Saturday May 11: 2:00 pm

King Street from Dunkin Donuts to Massanutten Street 

Parade line up: 1:00 pm  

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, Emporium, & Food Court


Saturday May 11: 7-10 pm on the Square

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 on the Square

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 11 Available

 @ The Food Court on Holliday St.

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

Saturday May 11: Local Musicians - Classic Country, 11am -2pm

DJ Tony Knave

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

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

The Strasburg Emporium

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

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      

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 Garden sponsored by the Strasburg Rotary Club

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

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

Wine Garden sponsored by Star In The Valley

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

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

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

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 

6pm - 9pm - Bakersfield Sound Band

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:

9am  Commemorative Mayfest Pots #1 & #100 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

KidsZone - FREE

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: Five of a Kind

11:00am - 2:00pm

Food Court/South Holliday Street: Local Musicians Classic Country

11:00am - 2:00pm   and  DJ Derek Good 4pm - 8pm

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 sponsored by Sager Real Estate

Sandy Hook Elementary School

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

Festival Sponsors


Gold Level


Silver Level


Bronze Level

Friends of Mayfest

J Moss Service & Repair Inc 

 MD & VA Milk Producers Coop Assoc 

 Peak Roofing Contractors

  Salon 214         

  Subway - Strasburg 

  Strasburg Museum

Pageant Sponsors

Abby Walters 

                 Aphrodite Beauty Permanent Jewelry     

         Artistry By Taylor     

   Brian Doman

Cherry on Top Boutique       

        Ciro's Pizza       

   Fairfield Inn   

     Kimberly Needles Photography     

     Middletown McDonald's     

Petal Pushers 

      Ram Athletic Association   

  Something About Her Lemonade   

    Trecia Hockman, DLG Construction, LLC

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Woodstock, VA 22664


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