Over the past few years, organizers of the Festival have been fine-tuning and elevating in stature the “program within the program” that is the Sports Breakfast Student Honors. These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local schools.
Richard Petty, will be serving the 91stCelebration of Springtime in the Valley as its Sports Marshal; and, will be the Featured Speaker/Presenter at the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast Presented by Grange Insurance!
President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that Miami Dolphins Quarterback, Dan Marino, will serve as the Rubbermaid Commercial Products Grand Marshal for the 2018 “Welcome Home” Festival.
President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to welcome back to Winchester actor, director, producer, writer, husband and father, Sean Astin, who is returning to Bloomtown with his family for the Coronation of his middle daughter, Elizabeth, as Queen Shenandoah XCI.
Festival Organizers announce the retirement of our great Festival Friend, Ken Mease, as emcee of the Sports Breakfast, and much-sought-after Master of Ceremonies, the very smooth-voiced, Mike O’Dell, launches his new Era.
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, announces that “The Million Dollar Man,” Ted DiBiase, will visit the 2018 “Welcome Home” Festival, and attend the Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast.
Multiple World Champion and Olympic Gold Medal-Winning speed skater, Dan Jansen, will be the Festival’s Special Guest at the 2018 Partlow Insurance Sports Breakfast.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® is very pleased to announce that our current Miss Virginia, Cecili Weber, will grace the Land of Pink and Green with her lovely presence.
The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival®’s “Voice of the Coronation,” Joe Headley, is assuming a new role at the 2018 Coronation of Queen Shenandoah XCI-Designate, Elizabeth Astin.
As befits our 2018 Theme, “Welcome Home,” the Festival is pleased to announce that local businessman, Jason Huntsberry, has been announced as the “Spotlight Speaker” at the Valley Health Business-at-the-Bloom Luncheon.
Festival President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that Sean Astin’s middle daughter, Elizabeth, has accepted the Festival’s invitation to return to Bloomtown to serve as Shenandoah XCI-Designate, the 91st Queen of the Apple Blossoms.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield is deeply honored to welcome Ruth Graham back to Winchester to serve as the Featured Speaker at the 2018 Prayer Brunch Presented by Knouse Foods/Musselman.
It is with great pride that Festival President, Mike Stanfield, extends this extraordinary list by welcoming back to her hometown top-level American business executive, Beth Comstock.
Michaela won the title of Miss Greater Richmond and used that as a springboard to winning the title of Miss Virginia in 2016. As well as pageants, Michaela has won local, state, and national titles in dance and modeling.
Larry Robinson is a native of Bossier City, Louisiana, where he graduated from Airline High School. In 1986, during his senior year, he led his team to a perfect 30-0 regular season record and was named First Team All-State, and Mr. Louisiana Basketball.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom President®, Mike Stanfield, is now pleased to announce a further addition to the “show of the year:” an appearance by 11-year NBA veteran, Virginia Storm Head Coach, and Super-Dad: Harvey Grant!
The first box of the first ever FULL COLOR 90th Festival Program Books were delivered by Winchester Printers owner Ron Hottle to the Official Souvenir Store and Ticket Outlet today at 3:00 p.m.
These prestigious recognitions are presented each year to deserving students from local high schools, private schools and Shenandoah University; students who not only achieve success on the playing field and in the classroom; but, also exhibit obvious qualities of leadership.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that the radiant Kiara Anastasia Laurenzano has been chosen to serve the Festival in what will be its most traditional and most magical role, that of Queen Shenandoah the 90th.
It is, with a great deal of pleasure that Festival President Mike Stanfield, announces that Multi-Racing-Champion, Bobby Labonte, is coming to Bloomtown in 2017 to serve as our Firefighters’ Marshal!
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival® President, Mike Stanfield, is very pleased to announce that the incredibly versatile, Jim Belushi, will travel to Bloomtown to bring his own brand of “Wow!” to this, the 90th Anniversary of one of the finest springtime traditions in the world.