15th Annual Winterfest set to kick off

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Liberty University is gearing up to host thousands for their annual Christian music festival.

Winterfest - now in its 15th year - is expected to draw more than 7,000 people from all over the country.

The two-day event will feature artists like Switchfoot, and Skillet, as well as comedian John Crist.

Organizers say it's a good way to celebrate the new year.

The music fest will be December 30th and 31st at the Vines Center.

Tickets can be purchased at http://www.libertywinterfest.com.