About Winterfest: "A Jay County Holiday Celebration"

WinterFest 2019 presented by the Jay County Chamber of Commerce is a three-day holiday celebration in Jay County, Indiana. In 2019, the celebration will be held from Friday, December 6th through Sunday, December 8th, 2019. December 6th will lead the festivities with all day merchant shopping and the ALCOVE Holiday Gift Show at Arts Place from 5 to 7 PM; Christmas at the Courthouse activities starting at 5:30 PM; the popular WinterFest Parade of Lights (Registration Required) in Downtown Portland, Indiana at 7:30 PM and visits with Santa at the beautiful Jay County Courthouse after the parade. Saturday, December 7th has a full day of activities. The popular Kids’ Character Breakfast & Karnival featuring Winnie & Friend (Ticket Required) will be held at East Jay Middle School from 8:30 to 11 AM. Additional activities include: Free Kids’ Movie at the Ritz Theatre in Portland, IN; Free Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides with canned food donation at the Courthouse and the Little Miss WinterFest Pageant at 2pm in the auditorium of Jay County High School. Sunday, December 8th will conclude WinterFest with the Holiday Home Tours (Ticket Required) throughout Jay County from Noon to 5pm.