April 12 – October 27

Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays 10am – 4pm

Plus Memorial Day, 4th of July & Labor Day

Visitor Center, museum and gift shop open each day.

Docent-led battlefield and Pritchard House tours.

Guided battlefield tours outside of normal business hours

available by appointment.

To make arrangements email or call:



The Kernstown Battlefield is located at 

610 Battle Park Drive, Winchester, VA

2024 Calendar of Special Events

Sun, Mar 17 Kite Fest – Sponsored by Frederick County Parks & Recreation

Sun, Mar 24 162nd Anniversary Tour of the First Battle of Kernstown
9–4 – Walking and driving tour with Gary Ecelbarger, author of

Sat, Apr 6 American Battlefield Trust Park Day 2024 – Volunteer Work Day
(Details and registration available soon)

Fri, Apr 12 SEASON OPENING at Kernstown Battlefield
10–4 Visitor Center open. Tours available.

Sun, May 19   "1864 Valley Campaign Overview" a presentation  of the
Noon–1   National Park Service

Fri, Jun 21 2nd Annual Kernstown Battlefield Golf Classic Fundraiser
7–2 Rock Harbor Golf Club, Merriman Lane, Winchester, VA.
(Details and registration available soon)

Jul 20 160th Anniversary Tour of Second Battle of Kernstown

10–2         Walking tour with Scott Patchan, author of "Shenandoah Summer"

(Details and registration available soon)

Fri–Sun Living History/Reenactment of the Second Battle of Kernstown

Jul 26–28 presented by Civil War Historical Impressions

10–4 daily (Schedule of events to be posted soon)

Sun, Aug 11 "1862 Valley Campaign Overview" – a presentation of the
Noon–1 National Park Service

Sat–Sun Civil War Soldier Living History – 28th Virginia, Company D
Aug 17–18 10–4 daily

Fri, Sep 7 Sunset on the Battlefield:
6–8pm "Kernstown Soldier Panel, Period First Person Impressions"
(Details and registration available soon.)

Fri, Sep 13 Shenandoah University Twilight Cross Country Race

Sat, Sep 14 An Evening with Winchester Pipes and Drums –
6–7:30 "Celebrating Scottish Heritage" – A fundraiser benefitting the 
Kernstown Battlefield Association
(Details and registration available soon.)

Sun, Sep 15 "1864 Valley Campaign Overview" – a presentation  of the
Noon–1 National Park Service

Sat, Sep 28 Shenandoah University Hornet Harrier Initational and
9–1 Commonwealth Challenge Cross Country Race
(Battlefield open normal hours, 10–4)

Sat, Oct 5 John Handley High School Judges Classic Cross Country 
8–1 Invitational (Battlefield open normal hours, 10–4)

Sun, Oct 22 Kernstown Battlefield Association Annual Membership
Noon–4 Meeting  (Battlefield open normal hours, 10–4)

Sun, Oct 27 SEASON CLOSING at Kernstown Battlefield

Sat, Nov 9 Battlefield Half Marathon – Sponsored by the Frederick County
6–1 Parks & Recreation
Volunteer Steve Chesley escorts visitors on a battlefield tour.