Join us for our popular pop-up street festivals on the second Saturday of the month from May until August. Street vendors, musicians, artists, and more fill 2nd Avenue for a laid back evening on the town. To see vendors visit us on Facebook.
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.
The Hatfield McCoy Marathon was founded in 2000 and sponsored by the Tug Valley Road Runners Club. Our inaugural race began with just 13 runners. Now we welcome over 1,000 runners! So, whether you want to complete the full 26.2 miles, 13.1, a double half, or even a 5K, the Hatfield McCoy Marathon has a run for you! Oh yeah, if you are a "50 Stater" you can choose either West Virginia or Kentucky as the race state because you'll be running through BOTH! Ranked one of The Weather Channel's Toughest Marathons, Road Runner Magazine's Most Fun Races, RRCA Championship Race, and Red Bull's Must Have Medals.
Come enjoy Halloween in a safe & family-friendly atmosphere at the Williamson Field House. Games, prizes and treat bags for the children from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., it will be time for a Spectacular Halloween Themed Fireworks display produced by WV Pyrotechnician complete with haunted music by Hall Sound and UFO Attack. Come see the 100 foot fireball! You don't want to miss this show!!!
Join us for a night of rock/metal at the Williamson Field House. 5 Bands for $5.00! Some of the best live music our area has to offer! Bands include: One In The Chamber Sever The Wicked Through The Woods Apologetic Venom Timeframes Concessions will be available at an additional cost. Hot Food, Cold Drinks! Check out the bands on FB!
Announcing the opening of the brand new Hatfield McCoy Country Museum! This museum features one of a kind artifacts from the regions history, informational displays about the Hatfield and McCoy feud, our coal heritage and more. Other attractions include the interior of a 1920's coal camp house, the Underground Theater that looks like the inside of a coal mine, the Bee Ward Coleman collection--one of the largest collections of coal mining artifacts in the country. The museum is located in the former Williamson High School building. Come enjoy the grand opening of one of the best museums in the state of WV!
Join us for a delicious three course Spook Feast on October 28, 2016. 1st Course: Black & Orange Salad with Orange Poppy Seed Dressing 2nd Course: Chicken Parmesan with Zebra Pasta 3rd course: Pumpkin Cheesecake Outside dining tables will be set up in the "Haunted Alley" beside 34:8 Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting 34:8 or calling 304-235-3488 $32.00 per person *Gratuity not included Seating is limited! The 6 p.m. seating time is SOLD OUT. Limited seating available for the 8 .pm. seating.
The National Trailfest attracts ATV and trail-riding enthusiasts from across the nation. With poker games, costume nights, mud runs, and stunt shows, Trailfest has something for everyone. The 2016 National Trailfest will take place in Gilbert, West Virginia, October 6-10, 2016.
This annual fun-filled festival celebrates the area's Hatfield-McCoy history with live music, a tug of war across the river, narrated tours, re-enactments, exhibits, food, crafts, and more!