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Winterfest: "A Jay County Holiday Celebration"

Friday, December 6, 2019 - Sunday, 8 December 2019 

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 8, 2019.

Make sure to visit the "Festival of Trees"  throughout December at the Jay County Courthouse.

Friday, 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 and Christmas at the Courthouse activities starting at 5:30 PM.

Saturday, December 7th has a full day of activities. The popular Kids’ Character Breakfast & Karnival featuring FROZEN AND FRIENDS characters  (Ticket Required) will be held at East Jay Middle School from 8:30 to 11 AM. Little Miss WinterFest Pageant at 2 pm in the auditorium of Jay County High School. WinterFest's Parade of Lights will occur on Saturday at 6:30 pm in downtown Portland. 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.

Sunday, December 8th will conclude WinterFest with the Holiday Home Tours (Ticket Required) throughout Jay County from Noon to 5pm. Guests can tour the locations beautifully decorated for the holidays and talk with the owners.

Save the date and make WinterFest 2019 the start of your family’s holiday celebration and a season to remember. For information or event tickets, contact the Jay County Chamber of Commerce in Portland, Indiana. Phone: (260) 726-4481, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Facebook: "Winterfest Jay County Chamber of Commerce". To purchase advance tickets:


Location Various Locations Throughout Jay County

Contact Jay County County Chamber of Commerce @ 260-726-4481