Stoney Creek Bluegrass Band has been named "West Virginia's Classic Bluegrass Band" by Around the Panhandle Magazine, and praised as "Mainstream Bluegrass at its Best" by Bluegrass Unlimited Magazine. The music ranges from hard driving traditional bluegrass to bluegrass gospel and some slower dance numbers.
Join us for the 45th Annual Apple Butter Festival! With no admission fee and activities for all ages, this is
Founded in 1954, the West Virginia Black Walnut Festival began as a gathering centered around bringing your walnuts to Spencer to have them weighed and sold to the nut company. 64 years later, the BWF is going strong with a carnival, crafts, live music, a car show, exhibits, a grand parade, good food and great times!
Apple Butter Festival will be held September 27, 28 and 29, 2018. There will be arts & crafts, food, carnival rides, live music, and of course homemade apple butter! For more information, call Miranda Robinette at 304-855-4582
The 3rd Annual WV Fire & Ice Event will be held on Friday, September 21, 2018 at the Logan County Airport. WV Fire & Ice is a craft beer tasting and chili cook off festival. Join us tor a fun evening of great food, cold drinks, and fine West Virginia entertainment.
The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is the undisputed Granddaddy of outdoor festivals in this area of the country and one of the largest in West Virginia. The volunteer board of directors takes great pride in presenting this annual event which helps our children succeed through education, while celebrating our Italian culture and heritage, and creating a medium for friends and neighbors of all nationalities to meet and enjoy one another’s company.
This two-day event features Old Fashioned Apple Butter Making, Grand Feature Parade, Arts & Crafts, Artisan Village, Flea Market, Fiddle Contest, Free On-Stage Entertainment, Various Food Vendors.
Festival will feature antiques, art, crafts, food, music, and more! Hours are Saturday 10AM - 5PM and Sunday 12PM - 5PM. Free parking behind The Wild Ramp accessible from 13th Street West or at the Old Central City Shopping Plaza.
A tradition since West Virginia's Centennial of 1963, this event is known as "The Granddaddy of Art & Craft Fairs." The 4-day Fair features more than 100 artisans, music, food and culture in five villages that made early Appalachia special: Celtic, Italian, German, Swiss, and The Americas.
Shinnston's annual Frontier Days Festival pays homage to the city's founding, as it originally began as a celebration of the city's centennial. The four-day event features carnival rides and food, musical entertainment, a professional wrestling show, two parades, and more.
Join us for the 5th Annual Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival on Saturday, August 25th, from 10am to 6pm on the Lighthouse grounds. Cabela's is the Official Sponsor of the Event and will be on hand all afternoon teaching archery this year. Tamarack Artisans and Crafters from throughout the state will be showcasing their skills along with live Appalachian music, great food, entertainment, raffles and a Classic Car Show. Live entertainment at the Gazebo includes EmmaLea Deal 11am to 2pm, who is headlining for “Rudy Elvis” performing from 3pm to 5pm. The Humane Society and the Nicholas County Animal Shelter will have kittens and puppies available for adoption. All Lighthouse Tours will be $5 per person on the day of the Festival. New this Year will be Gotcha! Archery Games which features Archery Tag, $5 per player per game or $15 for unlimited. Don't forget to stop at the booth to sign a card for a soldier from WV Ambassadors for Adopt A US Soldier and sign up for a membership with the Air Evac Life Team who will have their 16' Air Evac Helicopter on display. Face Painting, Balloon Animals and Henna Tattoos by Paint MisBehavin' is new this year along with Woodbine Jams & Jellies and LuLaRoe. Back again by popular demand is the Almost Heaven Sunset Slush, Dickies BBQ and the Rolling Stove. The Cruise In that was held during the 2015 festival drew over 55 Classic Hot Rods and Vintage Automobiles from every era. Farthest driven was Kenny Smith's pristine 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS from Akron, Ohio. Crowd favorite was Bill Bibb's 1953 Rolls Royce Silver Dawn from Oak Hill, West Virginia. 2016 was our 1st Car Show which was a success. The Best of Show was Chris Kappler's 1937 Packard from Oak Hill and the Best Classic was Oak Hill's Bill Bibb with his 1929 Lincoln Continental. This year we are again listed on the National Street Rod Associations Calendar of Events for West Virginia. Last year we had over 130 classics and hot rods. As there are only 130 spaces available for 2018 Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival & Car Show. Those of you planning to show your ride should not delay in contacting our office to register for this year and "Save the Date! August 25th". Summersville Lake Retreat Representatives will be picking the "Best of Show" and a Celebrity from WSAZ TV 3 will be picking the winner of the "Best Classic", Cabela's will be picking the "Best Truck" and United Bank has sponsored the "People's Choice" Trophy. We will also be having a "Kid's Choice" Trophy sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment for the first 50 kids to pick their favorite vehicle.
One of Mercer County's most popular events. For more than 30 years, the Mountain Festival has provided carnival rides, a lumberjack contest, petting zoo, traditional carnival food, vendors, entertainment, music and much more.
The 15th Annual West Virginia Trout Fest will be held the first weekend in May, 2019 (May 3-5). The 3
First weekend in May, every year – Cheat Fest 2017 is May 5th and 6th, 2017. Gates open Friday night from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., and Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. The festival grounds in Albright, West Virginia will once again transform into a haven for boaters, music lovers, and families. Bands from all over Appalachia will entertain crowds with live music. Held rain or shine, Cheat Fest is always a good time! There will be activities for the whole family including kids' tents and parade, delicious food, art market, 5K, downriver race, vendors, live entertainment, workshops, silent auction and raffles. Kids under twelve are free! Kids of all ages can congregate at the ever-growing Kid’s Tent from noon ’till 5:00 p.m. on Saturday for a host of hands-on activities.
The American Chestnut dominated the Appalachian Forests, boasting heights of over 100 feet and accounting for 1 in every 4 forest trees... Until a deadly blight discovered in 1904 in New York State put an abrupt end to this story, destroying nearly every American Chestnut in site. Mark the date on your calendar, Sunday 8 October 2017, Columbus Day Weekend, and plan to attend West Virginia’s newest Festival, held in Rowlesburg, WV, along the “big bend of the scenic Cheat River.” If the previous years are an indication of what to expect, then it will be a real treat for all of you nature lovers – come and celebrate the great Appalachian heritage of bygone years when 40% of our forests were covered with American Chestnut Trees, commonly known as the “Redwoods of the East.” The theme of the Chestnut Festival is, “Honoring the research scientists and the heritage of our former ‘giant’ hardwood tree, the Great American Chestnut Tree.” Research scientists are dedicated to restoring hybrid American Chestnut Trees to their former native habitat, which once dominated the hills of the 16 Appalachian States from Maine to Georgia. Park activities are planned for all ages and for all types of interest. They will take place in the Scenic Rowlesburg Park by the Cheat River, 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Activities include, sampling and/or purchasing delicious chestnuts roasted on an open fire; chestnut vendors and other vendors selling their crafts and wares, including jarred chestnuts in honey; purchasing of various chestnut sapling trees for planting; networking with chestnut researchers. Food and beverages will be available at the Park Concession Stand.
A four-day festival celebrating the famous buckwheat cakes with food vendors, a carnival, arts and crafts, a car show, food, livestock
The show offers a free opportunity for the public to sample and buy dozens of state-grown products as well as meet the faces behind these products.
Wheeling Celtic Celebration features live, continuous Entertainment, Celtic Marketplace, Children's Activity Area, and Authentic Celtic Foods. Saturday Entertainment Schedule 11:15 - 12:15 Terry Griffith 12:30 - 1:30 Macdonald Pipe Band of Pittsburgh 1:45 - 2:30 Burke Conroy School of Irish Dance 2:45 - 3:30 Gallowglass 3:45 - 4:45 NaGaels 5:00 - 5:45 Gypsy Cowboys 6:00 - 7:30 Brigid's Cross 8:00 - 9:00 Mike Gallagher 9:30 - 11:00 Bastard Bearded Irishmen
This great 3-day food festival has lots of wonderful blackberry dishes and other foods, arts & crafts, 5K run, fireworks, games and loads of free entertainment! Ample parking available. For more information, please call 304-622-3206 or visit their website at www.wvblackberry.com.
Join in on the fun at this legendary festival in the mountains of Pocahontas County including music by local bands, great food vendors throughout the festival, as well as lots of fun! A $5 ticket gets you in to the tasting area where you can sample all the RoadKill delicacies. There will be dozens of crafters from all over the region with handmade arts and crafts. Food by local non-profits with some yummy goodies. Come spend the day in our Appalachian home!
This event is 3 evenings, 1 full day, and a Sunday afternoon of fun, entertainment, and learning for all ages. Various events pit contestants to be the best at horseshoes, tug-of-war, greased pig chase, pet showing, karaoke, hay bale throwing, archery shooting, and running or walking the 5K. There is music, bingo, food, and a carnival every day but Sunday. For Sunday we're planning a community covered dish noon meal and gospel music which is an addition to our festival. Saturday is a day filled with children’s activities, car show/and fireworks interspersed with other events listed above. We also include the Fireman's Parade on Friday and will be holding "Incarcerate a Friend" at the newly renovated town jail on Saturday.
The shops of Lewisburg will again transform the city into a holiday wonderland on Saturday and Sunday, November 18-19. And there's so much to enjoy! From holiday caroling, horse-drawn carriage rides and storytelling to trinkets and treats sprinkled throughout every shop, to cookies and/or cocktails....event goers are sure to find a remembrance or create their own holiday traditions. For more information, phone 888-702-1076 or find us on Facebook or by visiting www.visitlewisburgwv.com
Join in the Frankford community festivities celebrating the official arrival of fall -- arts and crafts, live music, food vendors, kids' games, demonstrations, parade through town and more!
The Freshwater Folk Festival is a full day of splendid music, tasty food, local crafts and fun hands-on educational activities built around the Festival mission which -- to promote understanding, appreciation and conservation of freshwater resources and to celebrate the local natural history and culture of White Sulphur Springs and Greenbrier County.
The State Fair of West Virginia is the quintessential summer activity. The offerings run from the agricultural to the acrobatic, in the largest multi-day celebration in West Virginia. The State Fair of West Virginia constantly reinvents its successful formula with a new theme each year and new performances and exhibits. Each year features special ticketed performances by big name musical acts, which in past years have included the iconic country band, Alabama and popular Bluegrass singer, Allison Krauss. The free family entertainment also changes yearly with past popular acts featuring dare-devil motorcyclists, trained wolves, magic acts and wild tigers.
The WV Strawberry Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to honor the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone. Children and adults alike will enjoy the fun and thrills of the carnival. Take a stroll through the arts and craft exhibits, quilt show, photography show, or the souvenir shop. Enjoy the variety of Main Street and Courthouse entertainment or stop by the band competition, car show, strawberry auction, or your favorite sporting event. You won't want to miss the huge block parties of entertainment on Main Street on Friday and Saturday nights. Come join us and you'll discover that there is no better way to begin your summer!
Celebrating its 38th year, the Mountain State Apple Harvest Festival is one of the longest standing festival traditions in Berkeley County, celebrating the area’s rich history and agricultural roots. The four day event features a wide range of activities, from an elegant grand ball, to a sportsman and outdoor show, a craft show, agricultural events, a royal gala and the grand feature parade that fills downtown with performances, antique cars, fire trucks and more. This festival is a local favorite and will create a special memory for visitors and families who attend and share in this time-honored tradition.
Are you ready to take your outdoor skills ot the competitor's ring? It's a weekend of muzzleloading, archery, horseshoes, sporting clays, turkey calling, mud bogging and more. Early registration is available at City Hall. Event day registration is also available.
The Ohio River Festival returns to the riverfront in Ravenswood on Aug. 4-7. Activities feature Powerboat National racing and concerts by Cody Wickline, Rick K & The Allnighters, Bucky Covington and Exile.
The 2016 West Virginia Hot Dog Festival will be held from 8am to 6pm on Saturday, July 30, at Pullman Square and 3rd Avenue in downtown Huntington. The 12th Annual Festival will offer hot dogs from a dozen of the top hot dog businesses traditional Huntington and West Virginia. The WVHDF will have a classic & custom car and truck show, kids activities, demonstrations, exhibitions, along with retail and craft shopping. Don't forget about the ever-popular WV Hot Dog Festival Wiener Dog Races! Families love the "all-breed" exhibition races, the dog costume contest, hot dog eating and root beer chugging contests, "bun fun" games, and much more!
This is a great way way to bring communities together and instill a sense of community pride and knowledge of our history to others. Ellie's is offering a special just for kids that day! Any Kiddie Cone for only $1.50. So come on out and enjoy an evening for the whole family! We are looking for more vendors that would like to participate during the festival. This can include merchandise, crafts, antiques, products, lemonade, etc. There is NO fee to set up.
Annual Mason County Fair Parade kicking off 54th Mason County Fair. Line-up starts at 10:00 am, 2nd Street, Point Pleasant.
Great Amusements! Live Stock! Motor Sport Competitions! Crafts! Features fun for the entire family, including children’s activities, entertainment, music, rides, commercial vendors and a wide variety of food and attractions.
This is the 12th year of North Mountain Art Festival. Previously in Hedgesville, WV Now in our 4th year at Orrs Farm Market. This is a juried fine Arts & Artisans show with Live Music, Fine Art, Handmade Crafts, Food and everything that Orr’s Farm Market has to offer. Festival hours are Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm. come out and experience fun for the entire family. This is a Free event for the public with live music and of some of the best artists in the area. See you there!
The 43rd Annual 2019 Doddridge County Fair hosted at the beautiful Doddridge County Park along U.S. Route 50. Enjoy our
Come to Grant County, WV to enjoy the 2nd annual WV Maple Festival. The South Side Depot in Petersburg, WV houses the Grant County Tourist Information Center, CVB and Chamber office and is the "hub" for Grant, Hardy and Pendleton counties during the WV Maple Festival. Stop by for a map to participating sugar camps, enjoy a WV Food tasting, maple products, WV made crafts and of course Maple Donuts! On Saturday enjoy a Buckwheat Pancake and Sausage Meal with Maple Syrup at Landes Ruritan Building just a few miles south of Petersburg on Rt. 220 and entertainment at the South Side Depot from 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.! *Stop by the South Side Depot to get a map to visit a participating maple camp! Location of South Side Depot- 126 South Main St. Petersburg, WV 26847. Across the bridge and on the left just after the railroad tracks! Phone: 304-257-9264 or 304-257-9226. * Maple Camps • Food Samples • Maple Products *Maple Donuts • Locally Made Products * Presentation about Maple Syrup • Special Entertainment *Maple Pancake Meal @ Landes Ruritan Center: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. * Call for Details (304)257-9266 and (304)257-9264
The County's only country fair has something for everybody . Check out the food and baking contests, agriculture contests, carnival rides, vendors, food and more. Don't forget about the rodeo and children's game and competitions.
Join us for the 27th Annual Kirkwood Winery Grape Stomp Wine Festival. Come enjoy two days of wine and bourbon tastings (no bourbon tasting/sales on Sunday) visit the food and craft vendors, our gift store, stomp some grapes or join in the grape eating contests, get your photo taken in the Happy Little Photo Bus, take a covered wagon ride, dance around or relax in your bag chair and take in all the tunes provided by our exciting line up of entertainment!!! Saturday features Will Jones, The Long Point String Band, Krista Hughes Band, Marteka and William Lake, and The Confederate Railroad. The fun continues on Sunday with covered wagon rides, vendors and more live entertainment featuring Sammy Murphy, The Band Wagon Band, Ed Davisson and the Davisson Brothers. Fun for the whole family!!! Under 12 - Free Admission; 12 to 20 - $5; 21 & over $15; $20 day of event at gate. Advanced tickets may be purchased at First Community Bank and United Bank in Summersville, or by calling Kirkwood Winery at 1-888-498-9643.
The WV Quilt Festival is held in Summersville, WV every June at the Summersville Arena & Conference Center. There are over 150 quilts on display, vendors, concessions, classes and more.
Pickin' in Parsons Bluegrass Festival. August 2 - 6, 2016 featuring 25 bands over five days. Doyle Lawson, Balsam Range, Ronnie Reno, The Boxcars, The Gibson Brothers, IIIrd Tyme Out, The Grascals, LRB, The Spinney Brothers, Junior Sisk, Leroy Troy, and many, many more. Full Service & non service Camping available. 304-478-3515 Advance tickets go off sale July 4th, So Hurry!!
Shepherdstown will hold its third annual "DogFest" the weekend of August 15-16 The event will be held on North King Street in the heart of downtown, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., both days. It will include a wide variety of activities for dogs, their owners, and dog lovers, as well as activities that everybody can enjoy. The main activities on Saturday will be a parade of rescue dogs at 11:00 a.m. and a dog show open to dogs owned by residents and visitors at 3:00 p.m. Sunday's main activity will be an 11:00 a.m. "Look and Learn" parade of dogs featuring more than a dozen heritage breeds that are rarely seen outside of major dog shows. Both days will include blessings of the dogs; flyball demonstrations; exhibits and demonstrations by trainers, rescue organizations, and others; and children's activities. Throughout the weekend, many restaurants and stores and will let dog owners bring their dogs inside. Many will also be offering special dog-themed food, drinks, and items for sale. Pools and misters will be set up so dogs can stay cool in the August heat. Full schedule details are available on the Shepherdstown Visitors Center website at www.shepherdstown.info.
Brew Skies is more than just a music festival. It’s a unique, family-friendly celebration of West Virginia’s increasingly expanding craft beer movement, local artisan, craft & food vendors, and a wide range of musical performances – both local and nationally known acts. Presented by Mountain State Brewing Co., join us on two dates: August 21st & 22nd for Brew Skies Festival 2015.
Leaf Peeper’s Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year in Tucker County. Fall is a special
Archery Tag is coming to the Brooks Hill Fair in Upshur County on July 24, 25. Tag or be tagged! GOTCHA!
Archery Tag is coming to the Lewis County Fair! $5 per game per player. 5v5 games will last 8-10 minutes each.
This Sunday enjoy the Leah Trent at 2PM and Robin & Doug at 3PM. Come on over to the Old
This Sunday enjoy the West Virginia Jazz Orchestra. Come on over to the Old Mill Park (Gazebo) next to the
This Sunday enjoy Shanty Town at 2PM and New Horizon at 3PM. Come on over to the Old Mill Park
This Sunday enjoy Rush Run Philharmonic. Come on over to the Old Mill Park (Gazebo) next to the Post Office
This Sunday enjoy John Wyatt at 2PM and The Spanglers at 3PM. Come on over to the Old Mill Park