Winsted Winter Festival

The Winsted Winter Festival is held the first weekend of December each year in Winsted and sponsored by the Winsted Area Chamber of Commerce.  

This event features loads of winter fun, both Friday and Saturday, including:

  • Business open houses
  • Outdoor holiday lighting contest
  • Vintage Snowmobile Show
  • Photos and visits with Santa Claus
  • Lunch served by the Winsted Royalty
  • Face Painting
  • Dessert Social & Bake Sale hosted by the Holy Trinity Council of Catholic Women (CCW)
  • Winsted Public Library Silent Auction
  • Events sponsored by the Winsted Arts Council
  • and so much more!


The Lighted Christmas Parade wraps up the festivities Saturday evening.  The parade travels through the downtown area and does not disappoint!