Parkersburg Homecoming Festival

Competitions, events for all ages, parade, half-marathon, top Nashville entertainment, fireworks, arts and crafts, food concessions and sternwheelers.

West Virginia Interstate Fair & Exposition

Features 4-H exhibits, contests, professional entertainment, track events, livestock exhibits, carnival and more.

Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival

The Mid-Ohio Valley Multi-Cultural Festival (MOVMCF) is a free annual festival which encourages the appreciation and recognition of community diversity through entertainment, cuisine, education, and artistic expression of all cultures. It celebrates diversity with a smorgasbord of artists and performers. The goal of the MOVMCF is to highlight a variety of cultural and ethnic groups, showcasing artistic performances of traditional music and dance. This year’s three-day event is June 15-17th, 2018, at Parkersburg (WV) City Park. The audience sits in the open air to watch the performers on a covered outdoor main stage. The event features traditional and contemporary music and dance performances of varying artistic, cultural, and ethnic traditions, all featured on a main stage. In addition to live performances, the festival features strolling artists, a variety of ethnic food vendors, traditional crafters and demonstrations, and a special Children’s Activity Center.

Taste of Parkersburg

Savor the flavor of Parkersburg with food, wine, entertainment and artisans. Taste selections from more than a dozen local restaurants and over 40 different wines. Special wine event Friday evening.

11 winter shows not even snow should keep you from

The holidays in West Virginia are packed with fun theatrical offerings – from symphony performances to ballets to plays –

7 most unique old-time holiday events in WV

If the commercial bustle of modern America threatens to be a bit much for you this holiday season, never fear—

West Virginia State Parks – NEW YEAR’S EVE EVENTS

Ten state parks in West Virginia have lodges. Each with overnight accommodations and restaurants. Most with NYE activities planned including dances. Find information on the Full Calendar at Parks featuring dinners/dances are Chief Logan Lodge, North Bend, Blackwater Falls, Canaan Valley, Cacapon, Pipestem, Twin Falls, Stonewall Resort and Tygart Lake.

Off the beaten path in WV’s liveliest cities

West Virginia’s metro areas are full of opportunities to absorb what makes the Mountain State unique. Here are a few

Pure mountain ingredients that add WV flavor to your meal

If you’re thankful to live in West Virginia, there’s no feast more fitting than one created with the state’s pure

Let someone else cook this holiday

If the thought of cooking and carving a 10+ pound bird is terrifying to you— not to mention all of that

7 things you didn’t know about this iconic WV artistry

West Virginia’s distinct style has sprouted many unique, distinct artistries, but one of its most iconic and sought-after is handcrafted

Safe & Seasonal: Holiday Light Displays in Almost Heaven

Everyone is looking for the perfect way to enjoy the season while staying socially distanced. Look no further than these


Come for a weekend filled with activities for all ages. There will be hikes, games, contests, arts and crafts, and much more. Weekend package is fee based. Advance registration and reservation required.


Bring your little princess (ages 5-12) to this father – daughter weekend at North Bend State Park. Celebrate with dancing, music, arts and crafts, and more. Dress your daughter in her favorite party dress and be prepared to make some special memories. Photos will be taken of fathers and daughters. Live DJ and Dance Radio personality and DJ, Jack Horton from V96.9 in Parkersburg. This is a fee based event. Advance reservation required.

Primitive Touch: How to give your home an Appalachian, country-cute ambiance

Primitive décor brings a homey, old-time feeling to every space. West Virginia’s traditional primitives are simple decorations, treasured for their

Cultural crawls of WV’s Certified Arts Towns

West Virginia’s official certified arts towns go above and beyond. They are THE places to visit for a dose of

17 most scenic covered bridges in the WV countryside

West Virginia’s covered bridges are some of the most photographed landmarks in the state. Set against a backdrop of autumn

Grand Pointe Conference & Reception Center

5 mythical mountain monsters: Mothman, mummies & other creepy creatures in WV

Folklore is very alive in the hills of West Virginia, where stories are often passed down through tight-knit generations. Appalachia

7 places that take “Dinner and a Show” to a whole ‘nother level

Here in the Mountain State, you can unwind over a delicious meal and enjoy top-of-the-line entertainment, from murder mysteries to

13 spooky places that’ll make your spine tingle

The Mountain State harbors its share of ghostly entities, from Civil War soldiers to extraterrestrial beings to murder victims seeking

Cheers to a new chapter in WV craft drinks

The art of crafting Mountain State wine, spirits and beer has changed a lot in recent years. Only a decade

10 MASSIVE WV treats you’ll want to split!

West Virginia is known for its breathtaking views – and we aren’t just talking about the scenic ones! Pack your

DeFeo Winery

7 antique shops bargain hunters won’t want to miss in WV

If there’s anything a bargain hunter likes better than finding an unexpected treasure in an unlikely spot for a great

I-77 North & Southbound Welcome Center

9 of the oldest buildings in WV have amazing stories

A state that’s known for literally creating itself during the Civil War is bound to have a storied history. West

Best of September in WV

Ahh, fall in West Virginia. The temperatures of summer drop, the leaves begin to change and it seems as if

JR’s Donut Castle

6 WV stores that have been passed down generations

In an era where convenient big-box retail stores are the norm at every freeway exit, finding local flavor and unique

8 towns that will make you want to move to West Virginia

You know you’ve had a great vacation when you start thinking about moving to the place you’ve visited. West Virginia

12 Appalachian foods so amazing they have their own festival— and what to taste there

Savor the flavors of Appalachia, from farm-fresh ingredients prepared with an international twist to down-home cooking like grandma used to

Biggest, longest & best-est of West Virginia

From classical to quirky, West Virginia boasts some of the biggest, longest and best-est events and attractions in the world.

6 best craft beer & spirits events across WV

As West Virginia’s craft beer and spirits scene has grown, so have events to celebrate these handcrafted flavors. Some of

WV theater performances the kids will love (and you will, too)

Live theater in West Virginia offers a wide variety of performances that are whimsical, funny and tell classic tales of

3 friendly WV B&B owners (and their breakfast specialties!)

West Virginia has no shortage of beautiful historic buildings, local farms, and Appalachian charm. The best way to enjoy all

Sleep Inn & Suites – Parkersburg

Bike + Brew: 5 best mountain destinations

Nothing is better than a finely crafted microbrew after the rush of hugging mountains on 2 wheels all day long.

Holiday in the Park

Celebrate the holidays by driving with family and friends through the skillfully decorated City and Southwood Parks while listening to

Crystal Cafe

Corner Cafe @ Mathney Motors

16 most unique foodie finds in WV

Foodies, there’s something going on in West Virginia you need to know about. Our eclectic, eccentric chefs are whipping up

Mary B’s Diner

Ihlenfeld Dining Room

Generations Restaurant & Pub

Mango Latin Bistro

CJ’s Italian Kitchen

Give your kids a magical, memorable childhood: A West Virginia guide

We all have special memories from our childhood that we cherish. When we grow up, we find that making special

Real moonshine? Beekeeping meaderies? 10 most interesting WV spirits & brews.

West Virginia has a long history of making moonshine in the hills. Several distilleries, wineries, meaderies and breweries are still crafting

5 ways WV will throw you for a loop

West Virginia has great moonshine, bluegrass, and yes, plenty of great “country roads.” But there’s so much more to this

6 full-on foodie towns in West Virginia

On your next trip to West Virginia, bring your appetite along with your sense of adventure! Great food can make

Yesterday’s Antiques, Coins & Collectibles

Wide assortment of collectors glass to include: Fenton, Imperial, Blenko, etc. Primitive items and furniture. Specializing in a large assortment

Worthington Golf Club, Inc.

Only golf course located in the city of Parkersburg – popular 18-hole public golf facility – served the area for

Woodridge Plantation

Enjoy the challenge and natural scenic beauty. Woodridge Plantation offers one of the most unique layouts in the area with

Woodcraft Supply Store

Woodcraft brings quality woodworking tools, supplies and advice to its fourth generation of woodworkers through its retail stores, catalog and

Wirt County Public Shooting and Archery

Public shooting and archery range.

Wingate by Wyndham – Vienna/Parkersburg

WineTree Vineyards

Come and sample the finest wines and enjoy a vineyard tour at Winetree Vineyards. Take I-77, Exit

Williamstown Antique Mall

Finest selection of Fenton glass, carnival glass, china, stoneware, clocks and other antiques and collectibles. We buy single items, large

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Parkersburg

Blennerhassett School Auditorium hosts symphonic concerts of the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Parkersburg during a four concert season. This

Veteran’s Museum of Mid Ohio Valley

The Veterans Museum offers a growing collection of military displays that include photographs, letters, uniforms and artifacts. In addition we

U.S. Tours

U.S. Tours is a Receptive Tour Operator. producing sightseeting tour packages for bus companies, senior citizen and school groups. Our

Turkey Run Lake- WMA- Jackson

15 acre lake. Located on Rt. 68 just north of Ravenswood. Maximum depth of 9 feet, and an average depth

Travelodge – Parkersburg

95 rooms. All ground floor with doorstep parking. Cable TV with HBO |amp; ESPN, Wireless Internet, Free Continental Breakfast. Exercise

Third Street Deli

Seasonal fresh-made deli sandwiches, soups, salads and desserts. Eat-in or take-out. Besides indoor seating, enjoy our seasonal outdoor patio. Complete

Sycamore Creek Golf Club

Sunnyside Crafters Mall, Llc

Unique Local Crafts And Gifts In A Hillbilly Country Type Setting. Come And See Our Outhouse With Pigs! Go Hog

Sumner School

Sumner High School in Parkersburg, established in January 1862, was reputedly the first free school south of the Mason-Dixon Line

Stone House Museum

The Stone House, Built Circa 1810 Is On The National Register Of Historic Places And Contains A 24 Room Museum,

Stephens Outdoor Railways

Come and see all the trains and browse through our extensive inventory of Z to G gauge trains and accessories.

St. Mary’s Golf Club

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Spencer Heritage Park

Visitors Can Tour A Fully-furnished One-room Schoolhouse, See A Working Oil Derrick, And Visit A Train Depot That Has Been

Spencer Antique Mall – Arts and Collectibles

Smoot Theatre

Enjoy unforgettable entertainment in this restored 1926 vaudeville house – the Grand Lady of downtown Parkersburg. Artists of national and

Rollins Lake

41 acres. Located off I-77 at the Ripley Exit (138). Take Rt. 33 west 1.5 miles, then take Rt. 87

Robey Theatre

The Robey Theatre was built by Hamond Robey in 1911 specifically for the exhibition of films. Robey moved his theatre

Roane County Chamber of Commerce

River Cities Symphony Orchestra

Welcome to the excitement of the Mid-Ohio Valley’s very own symphony orchestra performing together with internationally renowned soloists. Concerts and

Ritchie County Tourism & Visitors Bureau

Ritchie County offers a peaceful and friendly environment, which makes it perfect for visiting, retiring or relocating.

Rippling Waters Campground

Campground owned and operated by the General Assembly of the Church of God in WV. Open year-round to public (Dec.

Red Roof Inn – Parkersburg

106 rooms. Deluxe business king rooms offer recliners, 25 remote-controlled televisions and desks with large work area. Free morning coffee,

RC Marshall Antiques and Barbershop

An oil and gas boomtown supply store. Original from its tin ceilings to authentic and hard-to-find supplies. Checkerboards, ceiling fans

The Pizza Station

Positioned along the railroad tracks that run through the center of town, The Pizza Station’s newly remodeled facility continues the

Pizza House

Family Restuarant specializing in Pizza, Sandwiches, Salads, Pasta, and Dinners. Serving lunch and dinner for dine in or carry out.

Parkersburg Country Club

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Parkersburg Art Center

Founded in 1938 by members of the Parkersburg WV Woman’s Club, the Art Center is the oldest arts organization in

Parchment Valley Conference Center

PARCHMENT VALLEY CONFERENCE CENTER is conveniently located just 3 miles off Interstate Highway 77 off of exit 132 midway between

Oil and Gas Museum

This nationally recognized museum presents the intriguing history of the oil and gas industry, including how the accumulation of wealth

North End Tavern & Brewery

The North End Tavern |amp; Brewery (aka “the N.E.T.) offers many styles of locally brewed, craft beer and serves American

North Bend Rails To Trails Foundation, Inc.

The North Bend Rail Trail meanders within the boundaries of Wood, Ritchie, Doddridge and Harrison Counties, is a part of

North Bend Rail Trail Ghost Walk

Take a slow walk into the dark night on the North Bend Rail Trail from historic Marshall Hardware store in

North Bend Rail Trail

Stretching 72 miles through 13 tunnels, rural countryside and several historic sites with mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, buggy rides

North Bend Outfitters

Description: Outdoor Recreation Retailer And Equipment Rental Specialist. Mountain Bikes, Canoes, Kayaks, Paddle Boats And Jon Boats Are Available For

New Era One-Room School Museum

The New Era One-Room School Museum is a restored 1884 one room school located at the Mineral Wells Elementary School

Murphy Preserve

Donated by the Murphy family, this 276-acre preserve in Ritchie County consists of older oak-hickory forest on hills and coves,

Mulberry Lane Country Store

West Virginia’s largest country store and Lang Center. Unique folk art, home accessories, furniture, pottery, candles, gourmet kitchen, bears, Cats

Mountwood Park Family Campground

Season: April 15 – November 1. Campsites: 18 Tent, 81 Trailer Sites. Location: Volcano, WV. 81 paved campsites: water, electricity,

Mingo Bottom Golf Club

Scenic 20 minute drive from I-77 exit 170 south on WV 14. Challenging 18-hole layout that includes an island green.

Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (PKB)

The Mid Ohio Valley Regional Airport serves the WV counties of Wood, Pleasents, Wirt, and Richie as well as Washington

Microtel Inn & Suites By Wyndham Mineral Wells/Parkersburg

The Microtel by Wyndham is just off of I-77 and within easy reach of the West Virginia Motor Speedway, Little