Ohio Valley Rib & Chicken Cookoff

Who has the best ribs & chicken in the Ohio Valley? Find out this summer at Wheeling Heritage Port! Plus live music, beer garden, kids activities and more.

30th Annual WVIHF National Pasta Cookoff

This Pre-WV Italian Festival Event is open to amateur and professional cooks. Entertainment, hot pepper eating contest, and other activities during the day. For more information, please call 304-622-7314 or visit their website at

Way Back Weekend- Cast Iron CookOff

Bring the appetite as smoky scents of cast iron cooking will fill the Farm! Area Chefs faceoff in this regional competition and you experience how our Appalachian ancestors used an open fire to turn raw foods into the finest cuisine. *WBW's include event listed, museum tours, wagon rides, petting zoo, food for purchase and other hands-on farm fun!

Wild Game Cook-off

Come hungry and sample recipes from some of best professional and amateur chefs in the area. With at least one local ingredient in each recipe, it’s a chance to taste a variety of West Virginia delicacies, family favorites and the latest kitchen concoctions. Beer, food and live music. If you consider yourself a chef of sorts, you are invited to compete with your best wild game recipes. Each recipe just needs to include at least 1 local ingredient. 304-661-3778