Jacksonville Winterfest

Due to ongoing COVID-19 safety concerns, State executive orders and Federal guidelines, the Winterfest family festival at Riverwalk Park has been postponed until February 20, 2021.

The Winterfest Artisan Market has been cancelled for 2020 and we look forward to seeing you in 2021!  


Winterfest at Riverwalk Crossing Park, 421 Court Street
February 20, 2021, 1-6PM

Don't miss out on this festive family event! Enjoy sledding, ice skating, and snowball fights! Santa arrives at 1PM. Other activities will include a petting zoo, reindeer games, hay rides, pony rides, and train rides. An old fashioned candy shoppe will be available at the Kerr Street Rec Center. Stick around for the tree lighting ceremony at 5:30PM and the holiday flotilla after dark! Winterfest is free and open to the public.

Free Admission & Parking!

Jacksonville Transit will provide a free shuttle service between Riverwalk Crossing Park and Jacksonville Commons on Saturday,
February 20 from 12-7:30PM. Park at one location and access the Winterfest outdoor activities at Riverwalk with the convenience of Jacksonville Transit's shuttle service. Overflow parking for Winterfest at Riverwalk Crossing Park includes New Bridge Middle School, New River Shopping Center, Jacksonville Public Safety Complex, the County Justice Complex, and the Onslow County Health Department on College Street.  Free Admission and Parking will be available throughout the event.

Event size in 2019 was 6,000+. Media & Food Vendors, contact 910 938-5314.

Thank You, Sponsors and Partners, for helping to make this event great!

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Winterfest is hosted by the City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville Recreation & Parks.