Saturday, December 30, 2023
Staunton, VA



Show & Tell for the Kids

It's like Trick or Treat, but with your favorite toy or picture! Show us what's special to you and get a treat from participating businesses.


VR Winter Wonderland Rollercoaster Ride

Board our Time Machine and be transported to snow fields and ice caverns through the magic of Virtual Reality -- hold on tight because it's a wild ride!


The webslinger will warm the coldest days with their presence. Get ready for some superhero selfies!

  • Date:Saturday, December 30, 2023
  • Time:All Day
  • Sponsor: Spiderman
  • Location:Downtown Staunton
  • Directions:Visitor Center

New Year Ghost Tours

Providing walking, historic ghost tours of Staunton, Virginia since 2008

$13 -- SOLD OUT

An Evening with Poe - SOLD OUT

Join us for an intimate evening of live readings by The Off Center at Staunton Books. Includes free coupon for any used book in our shop. Reservations required, seating very limited.

Local Artist Todd Messegee Live Painting

Local artist, Todd Messegee will be in the shop painting live! Stop by to watch or ask him questions.


Readings with Rachel Gift Card Special

Come have your cards read by a professional Tarot reader and get $2 off a reading gift card for a friend!

New Year’s Eve Dance Party!

NYE Pre Party Dance Party with DJ Brett! FREE! Snax! Prizes!

Get Your New Year’s Eve Tiara

Pop into @bonfirebegonia to pick out your one of a kind handmade tiara for your New Year's Eve party!


Prohibition - A Puzzling Adventure Throughout The City

Our popular Prohibition event is back and you can play it anytime between December 15th through December 31st. This is a shortened version of our 2019 Prohibition event.


A Christmas Carol

The ultimate tale of transformation, Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol transports miserly Ebenezer Scrooge high above the streets of Victorian London, where Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future haunt his dreams…accomplishing, in one fateful night, what a lifetime of grasping and greed could not do: the warming of his cold, cold heart. Join a holiday tradition beloved by families and friends of all ages!


It’s A Wonderful Life - Live Radio Play

The beloved American holiday classic retold as a live, captivating 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to life on the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life that one fateful Christmas Eve.

10% Off At The Pampered Palate Cafe

Mention the Staunton New Year Fest for a 10% discount!

Plant Swap & Sell

No charge to set up or attend, held in the basement space.

Cousin’s Maine Lobster Food Truck

Treat yourself to one (or all) of our Maine Lobster delicacies at one of our favorite places - Redbeard Brewing Company, on the last Saturday of the year!! End your year on a high!!

Cosette Cafe Holiday Cocktails

Drop by and enjoy a Mulled Cider, Spiked Eggnog, or a Boozy Chai!

Super Incredible Hot Chocolate!

Looking for a cozy spot this New Year’s Eve? Stop by The Split Banana Co. for our delicious hot chocolate! Made with Italian dark chocolate, whole milk, and raw sugar, our hot chocolate is the perfect treat for the winter weather. Don’t forget to ask for our homemade whipped cream and chocolate shavings on top!

Blu Point Seafood Co’s Holiday Menu

Featuring Blu Point Seafood Co's Holiday Menu! We will run these festive specials through New Years Day!


Wood Projects Workshop

(Pre-registration required) Choose from a variety of DIY projects. This workshop will walk you through the process of creating a custom piece to add to your home.

New Year’s Warehouse Sale at Frontline Model Kits & Hobbies

Your Local Scale Model Kit and Hobby store in Historic Downtown Staunton.

$8 Flights and $7 Glasses at Star Party Winery

Plus 20% discount on all Rose bottles and more discounts on flights and glasses in the tasting room.

Book Dragon’s “Clear The Shelves Sale”

In store only, discounts up to 50%!