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11th Annual Winterfest

November 24 - January 1, 2015

6-9 pm nightly

Cedar Lakes will astound you with over one million lights and computer animated displays. Known as being among one of the best lighted displays in the area. There is no charge for the drive-thru, but donations are accepted to help defray the cost of our electric bill. 

An annual contest has been held among the state’s career and technical centers to further enhance and expand the displays which started from a donation of Guy Hersman's (deceased 2003) large and unique hand -built light displays which were displayed on his 45-acre farm off WV 87 near Evans, WV.  This contribution inspired the family of Martinsburg resident Jack Sweeney to donate his large holiday light setup to Cedar Lakes.  Jackson County area businesses, civic groups and individuals have added yearly to the continued growth of Winterfest.


Click on the above picture to see a video of this Train which the Mingo County Technical Center created--

  • The Steam Engine and Coal Tender was designed in 2007
  • Caboose was designed in 2008
  • Logging Car was designed in 2009
  • Freight Car was designed in 2010


Roane-Jackson Technical Center's design for 2013

To see a short movie showing the Old Colony Realty Display of Trees located a the corner of the Vocational Building click here.



Hours & Information

Viewable nightly from 6pm-9pm



During this time period Holt Lodge Rooms are half the regular price. Have a quick getaway for yourself at these low rates and enjoy all our Winterfest activities for one low price.