Stratford News Stratford Winterfest looking for help from volunteers SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Tuesday, Jan. 8th, 2019 Stratford Winterfest is looking for some help. Organizers of the event say they are looking for volunteers to lend a hand with the family-friendly event on January 19th and 20th. Winterfest began in 1998 as a single-day event and expanded each year to its current format. Events included in this year’s festival include a Night Ice Skate, a Hockey Shootout and Snow Slide Ride. You can visit the festival’s website for more information if you’re looking to help out.