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Independence Day Celebration

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Independence Day at Oglebay in Wheeling, WV with live entertainment, face painting, balloon art, inflatable rides, an unforgettable fireworks display and more.
 

Schedule of Events

THURSDAY, JULY 2

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. | Live Steel Drum Performance – Schenk Lake
Join us at Schenk Lake for the Caribbean sounds of Josh Garrett on the steel drums. Enjoy pedal boats, fishing, walking trails, or grab an ice cream at The Schenk Lake Boathouse as you kick back to the tropical sounds of the islands.

FRIDAY, JULY 3

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Pony Rides – Oglebay Stables
Visit the Oglebay Stables for an exciting experience with these gentle animals. Rides by appointment only, suitable for children 2 and up. Call 304-243-4042.

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.| The West Spa
The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Excludes doTERRA retail products. Valid photo ID required. Call 304-243-4130 to schedule an appointment.

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Schenk Lake Activities
Stop by Schenk Lake and enjoy all of your summer favorites from pedal boats, mini golf, aerial challenge course, and more!

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Oglebay Good Zoo
Experience the new African Adventure and Wolf Wilderness exhibits at Oglebay Good Zoo! Venture straight into the Serengeti for a walking safari complete with cheetahs, Grevy’s zebras, ostriches, and the NEW African crested-porcupine—the largest porcupine species in the world. Learn about the majestic red wolf—the second most endangered mammal in the United States.

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Get ready for a fun-filled day at Oglebay’s outdoor pool featuring inflatables, a rock climbing wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction.

1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Salamander Search – Falls Drive
Can you catch one of the salamanders living in our stream? Join us as we gently catch, study, and release salamanders, crayfish, insects, and fish as we explore Waddles Run. Nets and collection buckets provided.

3:30 – 8:30 p.m. Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall– Schenk Lake
Enjoy inflatables, rock climbing wall, and balloon art by Doozy the Clown. Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

3:30 p.m. – Dusk| Oglebay Food Tent – Schenk Lake
Join us in Schenk Lake’s lower parking lot for delicious, family-friendly food concessions.

 6:00 p.m.| Friday Night Restore Yoga – Wilson Lodge Movement Studio
Ease into the weekend with a restorative yoga class in the Wilson Lodge Movement Studio, located on the Byrd Wing main level. $12 per person. Please provide payment at The West Spa prior to class.

 6:00 – 9:30 p.m.| Live Performance by Hit Play – Schenk Lake
Join us at Schenk Lake for a live performance by Hit Play.

 6:00 p.m.| Free Tip Friday – Par 3 Driving Range
Take some tips from Oglebay’s Golf Pro at the Par 3 Driving Range, located by Route 88 BBQ & Brew.

7:00 p.m. | Storytelling – Wilson Lodge Courtyard
Join us in the Wilson Lodge outdoor courtyard, adjacent to the indoor pool, for a fun evening of award-winning storytelling folklore.

 8:00 p.m.| Sparkling Fireworks Family Party for Wilson Lodge Guests – The West Spa Patio
Wilson Lodge guests receive a special added perk—premier seating for Oglebay’s breathtaking fireworks display! Cash bar available.

 9:30 p.m.Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza – Schenk Lake
Grab a spot near Schenk Lake as the night sky comes alive with an unforgettable fireworks display.

SATURDAY, JULY 4

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Pony Rides – Oglebay Stables
Visit the Oglebay Stables for an exciting experience with these gentle animals. Rides by appointment only, suitable for children 2 and up. Call 304-243-4042.

9:00 a.m. | Morning Gentle Flow Yoga – Wilson Lodge Movement Studio
Join us for a fun and inviting Vinyasa flow designed to cultivate focus, stamina, strength, and flexibility. $12 per person. Please provide payment at The West Spa prior to class.

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.| The West Spa
The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Excludes doTERRA retail products. Valid photo ID required. Call 304-243-4130 to schedule an appointment.

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Schenk Lake Activities
Stop by Schenk Lake and enjoy all of your summer favorites from pedal boats, mini golf, aerial challenge course, and more!

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Mini Golf Tournament – Schenk Lake
Stop by the mini golf course near Schenk Lake for the annual Mini Golf Tournament. Prizes will be awarded to first place winners in categories by age.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Oglebay Good Zoo
Experience the new African Adventure and Wolf Wilderness exhibits at Oglebay Good Zoo! Venture straight into the Serengeti for a walking safari complete with cheetahs, Grevy’s zebras, ostriches, and the NEW African crested-porcupine—the largest porcupine species in the world. Learn about the majestic red wolf—the second most endangered mammal in the United States.

11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt – Schrader Environmental Education Center
Stop by the Schrader Center to pick up your scavenger hunt list, and return with a completed list for a prize.

11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Get ready for a fun-filled day at Oglebay’s outdoor pool featuring inflatables, a rock climbing wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction. Open late for our Night Swim Pool Party!

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Splish Splash Summer Bash – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Enjoy some fun in the sun as our DJ plays all of your favorite summer hits.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tie Dye Class – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Join us for an interactive tie dye class where you’ll make your very own tie dye shirt to commemorate your trip to Oglebay. Bring your own, or purchase a souvenir t-shirt.

2:30 p.m. | Dad’s Belly Flop Competition – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Get ready to make a splash at Oglebay’s outdoor pool during an exciting belly flop competition.

3:30 – 8:30 p.m. Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall – Schenk Lake
Enjoy inflatables, rock climbing wall, and balloon art by Doozy the Clown. Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Live Music Performance by Blended Reality – Schenk Lake
Enjoy the evening with the sounds of live music at Schenk Lake.

9:00 p.m. | Movie Night for Lodge Guests – Fort Henry Room
Enjoy a family friendly movie in the Fort Henry Room, located in Wilson Lodge.

SUNDAY, JULY 5

7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Pony Rides – Oglebay Stables
Visit the Oglebay Stables for an exciting experience with these gentle animals. Rides by appointment only, suitable for children 2 and up. Call 304-243-4042.

9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.| The West Spa
The West Spa is proud to offer a 15% Military Discount on all spa services and retail purchases and FREE wellness classes throughout the month of July to extend our gratitude to those who’ve served or are currently serving our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. Excludes doTERRA retail products. Valid photo ID required. Call 304-243-4130 to schedule an appointment.

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Schenk Lake Activities
Stop by Schenk Lake and enjoy all of your summer favorites from pedal boats, mini golf, aerial challenge course, and more!

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Nature Backpacks – Schrader Environmental Education Center
Grab a nature backpack at the Schrader Center, and head out on your own to explore! Each backpack includes everything you need to explore the pond, butterfly garden, and forest. Also included, is a journal for your observations.

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Oglebay Good Zoo
Experience the new African Adventure and Wolf Wilderness exhibits at Oglebay Good Zoo! Venture straight into the Serengeti for a walking safari complete with cheetahs, Grevy’s zebras, ostriches, and the NEW African crested-porcupine—the largest porcupine species in the world. Learn about the majestic red wolf—the second most endangered mammal in the United States.

11:00 a.m. Bloody Mary Bar – Oglebay Garden Bistro
Kick off the day with a build-you-own Bloody Mary Bar at the Oglebay Garden Bistro.

11:00 a.m. Guided Hike Tour – Departs from Hess Shelter
Enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Oglebay as you embark on a guided hike throughout these historic trails.

11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Get ready for a fun-filled day at Oglebay’s outdoor pool featuring inflatables, a rock climbing wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction. Open late for our Night Swim Pool Party!

12:00 p.m. – Dusk |  Early Twilight Rates Every Sunday at Speidel Golf Club
In celebration of Sunday Funday, the Speidel Golf Club is offering discounted twilight rates starting at Noon every Sunday throughout Labor Day. Enjoy 18 holes with cart for $44 and 9 holes with cart for just $22. Click HERE to book your tee time!

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Splish Splash Summer Bash – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Enjoy some fun in the sun as our DJ plays all of your favorite summer hits.

1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tie Dye Class – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Join us for an interactive tie dye class where you’ll make your very own tie dye shirt to commemorate your trip to Oglebay. Bring your own, or purchase a souvenir t-shirt.

2:00 p.m. | Line Dance – Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun Splash & Spray
Get your groove on at Oglebay’s outdoor pool with dances from the electric slide to the dougie.

2:00 p.m. – Dusk |  Par 3 Family Play Days – Schenk Lake
Test your swing at the Par 3 Driving Range, located next to Route 88 BBQ & Brew. $25 per family includes unlimited golf and bucket of balls.

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Mini Golf Tournament – Schenk Lake
Stop by the mini golf course near Schenk Lake for the annual Mini Golf Tournament. Prizes will be awarded to first place winners in categories by age.

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Sunday Funday Concert Series with Eli Lambie & The Mojo Kings – Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater
Join us at the outdoor amphitheater for an evening of family fun and live entertainment, as Eli Lambie & the Mojo Kings perform eclectic renditions of your favorite hits with big band flair. The fun kicks off at 6:00 p.m. with dinner concessions, ice cream sundae bar, and kids activities in the Formal Gardens. Entertainment begins at 7:00 p.m.

9:00 p.m. | Movie Night for Lodge Guests – Fort Henry Room, Wilson Lodge
Enjoy a family friendly movie night after a day of fun-fill activities.

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Start:
July 2 @ 12:00 pm
End:
July 5 @ 12:00 pm