Festivals

Hancock Winter Festival is held annually in February at Widmeyer Park
Activities begin around 10 A.M. with individual and group competition in snow sculpting. Afternoon activities include food, music, snow related games and contests, and much more. Beat the "cabin fever" and bring the kids, young and old, for a full day of fun in the snow.

Berkeley Springs Annual Winter Festival of the Waters - JANUARY - MARCH!
A truly unique festival that has events scheduled from January through March of each year, including the Spa Festival, the Annual Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting competition, and George Washington's Bathtub Celebration. And it's only 8 miles from Hancock.

Annual C & O Canal Barge Bash
The Hancock Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual C & O Barge Bash during the summer. Marking the first time since the canal was closed that vessels have navigated the canal. Click here for scenes from the 2007 event.

Canal Apple Days in SEPTEMBER!
You're invited to attend the Hancock Lions Club Annual Canal Apple Festival in Widmeyer Park in September. The activities begin with the Grand Parade through Hancock at 11 am. There are arts & crafts, food vendors for all tastes, a baby contest, antique/classic car displays, and much more.