Metal In The Mountains WV-Featuring Mushroomhead

2-Day Heavy Metal & Tattoo festival featuring Mushroomhead and many more. Friday June 1: 6PM - 11PM-Silent Theory, Losing September & more Saturday June 2: 11AM - 11PM-featured headliner, Mushroomhead 3 ticket options available TICKET OPTION 1 - Purchase a general admission ticket for ONLY Fri. June 1st TICKET OPTION 2 - Purchase a general admission ticket for ONLY Sat June 2nd TICKET OPTION 3 - Purchase the VIP PIT PASS & come to BOTH days of Metal In The Mountains WV - Includes admission for Fri. AND SAT, a Metal In The Mountains T-Shirt, VIP Lanyard/Pass, access to Pit (front of stage), & drink koozie Tickets are available at Must be 18 or older to attend NO RE-ENTRY AFTER LEAVING!! T-Shirts will not be sold on day of event. They are only available with the purchase of the VIP 2-Day Pit Pass.

Merry Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

Join us for an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner Theater created just for Pipestem Spa and Event Center, featuring WVNS/Fox 59 TV Station from Beckley, WV. "Heidi Moore, senior meteorologist, prepares for the six o'clock evening news in the midst of a blizzard just days before the holidays. The general manager of the news station, who was despised by all, is discovered murdered in his office minutes before the broadcast." This will be a wildly entertaining evening of crime-solving that includes: a dinner of smoked turkey and ham, homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, mac 'n cheese, salad, dessert, tea, water, and coffee. A Holiday Cocktail Party starts at 6 p.m., with full cash bar and lots of photo ops in a beautiful Winter Wonderland of Lights.

A Night At The North Pole

A Night At The North Pole! -Visit with Santa -Personalized letters from Santa for each child -Chance to take your own pictures with Santa -Christmas story time -Hot cocoa with marshmallows -Decorate cookies -Decorate ornaments -Funnel cakes & warm, soft pretzels -Winter Wonderland of lights & decorations Children 6 years old and younger are encouraged to come from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Children 7 years or older are encouraged to come from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 a piece and include: 1 child & 2 adults; $35 for any additional children; $10 for any additional adults.


Oktoberfest-Pipestem! Classic Blues, Rock and Appalachian Music – Then a Metallica SHOW at night! Advance Tickets! Saturday October 7th 11 AM - 11 PM - $15 Live Bands ALL DAY!! Margo and the Bluegills – Classic Blues Clinton Collins – Appalachian Folk Music Poor Taters – Appalachian Bluegrass JC/BC – Classic Rock Matt Mullins and the Bringdowns – Classic Rock BatterY – #1 Metallica Tribute Show in the World Miss Oktoberfest Contest - $1,000 In Prizes Bourbon Tasting, 60 Different Beers, and Full Cash Bar Meet the Brewers Free Sampler Cup Free Tattoos Food Truck Fest Authentic German Food – Flown in from The “REAL” Bavarian Oktoberfest Visit for more info or to purchase your advance tickets. No refunds for any reason; Must be 21 or older to attend.


East River Mountain Town Band Christmas Concert is an annual Sunday afternoon event at Pipestem State Park featuring Christmas and holiday music performed by the 45 member East River Mountain Town Band of Bluefield, WV and the surrounding area. This concert welcomes everyone and takes place in the Hudkins Conference Center of McKeever Lodge and will begin at 3:00 pm. There is no charge to attend, everyone is welcomed to attend this Sunday in the park program.


This weekend at Pipestem State Park features ballroom dancing option. The instructors are Alicia Clark and Steve Prowse and the package includes instructional time, two nights and more time for of open dancing, dinner on Saturday. The weekend package also includes two nights lodging at McKeever Lodge. Click the link below to visit Pipestem event page for dance time, lessons, etc. The Saturday evening dance is semi-formal to dressy casual. Dance package without accommodations or meal is $42.40 per person. For two individuals in a lodge room: two nights, instruction Saturday dinner, open dancing is $245.36. Rates available for single room occupancy as well as add-on for triple or quad room occupancy. Call for reservations.

39th Annual Pumpkin Run

The Southern West Virginia Road Runners Club sponsors this 10,000 meter run, a 5,000 meter run, a 5,000 meter walk and a 800 meter fun run for children 12 years and younger. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. at the Canyon Rim Center. Multiple divisions. T-shirts guaranteed to first 100 registered. Full details and registration fees listed on link below. Halloween Costume judging at finish line for those running and also running to have fun. A great late autumn event. Join us! Race/run information: Tom Davis, 304-384-3298 or


Culturefest World Music & Arts Festival is a weekend-long immersion in the creative arts on a magical mountaintop in WV. Culturefest events include but are not limited to: world music, dance, performance art, workshops, artisan vendors, drum circles, Kids' Village, healing arts, camping, community art projects, parade, after hours cabaret, good vibes and beautiful mountain scenery.

EAGLE SURVEY of the PIPESTEM AREA – Pipestem Restort State Park

An annual survey of the skies and waterways for golden and bald eagles in the Pipestem area. From 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. volunteers are assigned stations at various areas to watch and record sightings. Naturalist Julie McQuade will take calls and emails from interested individuals for this survey and compile a contact list for the survey team. The team will then assign survey sites and contact individuals with survey info, maps, etc.; paring novice and avid birders. Individuals wanting meet McQuade at the Pipestem Nature Center and caravan to the Pits at the mouth of the Bluestone River, should meet at 9:00 a.m. The survey is from 10:00am - 2:00pm. The all teams meet at Dairy Queen to compile data. Please contact Julie to indicate participation by January 2, 2017. Jim Phillips, retired naturalist, continues to coordinate this area wide event.