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King Coal Festival

The King Coal Festival is Mingo County's oldest and longest running festival. Each year on the third weekend in September, craft and food vendors line the streets of Williamson and one coal miner is crowned "Mr. King Coal." Music, community block party, and a parade finish out the evening.

West Virginia Freedom Festival

Your top Fourth of July celebration in Southern West Virginia! Join us the first weekend in July every year! There's always something new and exciting each year, DON'T MISS OUT!! Activities include; car shows, motorcycle shows, food vendors, free concerts, block party, fireworks and carnival rides.

Downtown Streetfest

Head down to Capitol Street for Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, Sept. 23. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor.

Downtown Streetfest

Head down to Capitol Street for the Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, Aug. 26. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. The event coincides with the Kanawha River Navy annual Funeral Parade. The parade will kickoff at 5 p.m. on the corner of Kanawha Boulevard and Capitol Street and parade through to Downtown Streetfest. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor. Downtown Streetfest block parties are also scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 23.

Downtown Street Fest

Head down to Capitol Street for Downtown Streetfest block party Saturday, July 22. Meet up with friends and family between 4:30 and 9 p.m. for live music, food and drinks, kid's activities, pop-up shops and much more. Grab a bite to eat at your favorite downtown establishments and listen to some live music. This event coincides with the Glow Run 5K, an all-age run that will light up the downtown street. The race starts at 9 p.m. during Downtown Streetfest, with runners and walkers decked out in glow sticks and neon. Downtown Streetfest is sponsored by City National Bank, along with sponsorship support from the Charleston Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Kanawha County Public Library and Tony the Tailor. Downtown Streetfest block parties are also scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 23.

Blast from the Past

Downtown Buckhannon will travel back to the 1950's &1960's for a Blast From The Past Block Party on July 21st & 22nd. Classic & antique vehicles will be featured throughout the Historic Downtown Buckhannon District (Main Street) both Friday and Saturday evenings. Friday Evening, July 21st, 5 PM - 10 PM: Blast From The Past joins Festival Fridays for a classic car cruise-in, live music and entertainment in Jaw Bone Park. Saturday Evening, July 22nd, 6 PM - 11 PM: Buckhannon's Main Street will be closed for a Block Party & classic car street show. Enjoy live entertainment by De Ja Vu; be sure to dress for the 50's & 60's theme! Be There Or Be Square!

Go to Hale Block Party

The Charleston Area Alliance will present Go to Hale, a FestivALL event, 10 a.m to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017 along Hale Street, between Virginia and Quarrier Streets and between Quarrier and Lee Streets. Complimenting the already popular Capitol Street Art Fair, Children's Art Fair and Kanawha County Public Library Street Fair, Go to Hale is a block party with live music, drinks and pop-up shops. Go to Hale is sponsored by Brewer Fire. Go to Hale will serve as the kick-off for the Downtown Open pop-up putt-putt golf course located on sidewalks and green spaces throughout downtown. Each of the course holes is sponsored by local businesses who have worked to finish and personalize the miniature golf platforms with décor and obstacles prior to the event.