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Mountain Streams Music & Arts Festival

Come hear 7 great acts including:  Rebel Union, Michael and Carrie Kline, Dakota Karper and Brendan Hearn, Ben Townsend, Chris

Come Home to Clarkburg

West Virginia native and winner of America’s Got Talent, Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will be the featured artist at the

New River Gorge Festival

The inaugural New River Gorge Festival is happening May 14th- 16th at ACE Adventure Resort in West Virginia. Let’s celebrate one of Earth’s oldest

March Events You Won’t Want to Miss

It’s official, spring is right around the corner. Indulge in some springtime cheer and check out these unique events from

There’s One Day A Year You Can Jump From the New River Gorge Bridge

Oct. 19  |  New River Gorge Bridge Thousands of people will gather Saturday, Oct. 19 on the New River Gorge

This Festival Spreads Music through the Mountains & Valleys of Southern West Virginia

Since 1990, one of West Virginia’s most beloved festivals has brought the sounds of old-time music and dance to the

Almost Heaven is Home to Can’t Miss Fairs & Festivals in the Summertime

A warm breeze and a sunny sky in Almost Heaven mark the start of the state’s fair and festival season.

5 Unique Stops Along the Mountain Music Trail

West Virginia is filled with hiking trails, ATV trails and river trails. A different type of trail goes along the

Don’t Miss These One-of-a-kind Events At FestivALL

Each summer in Almost Heaven, FestivALL is a highlight of the season. Throughout the 15 days of FestivALL, festival-goers can

Top 5 Ways to Spend Your Summer Outside in WV

Summers in Almost Heaven make it difficult to want to stay inside.  Luckily, there are plenty of enjoyable outdoor options

Discover Summertime in Almost Heaven at these incredible Events

The beauty of Almost Heaven in the summertime is unparalleled – with each day more beautiful than the next. Experiencing

Mark These Upcoming Almost Heaven Summer Events On Your Calendar

Summer in West Virginia is the perfect time to enjoy all the fairs, festivals and other events the Mountain State

Lascaux Micro-Theater

MUSIC EXPLORER: 10 Reasons to Attend a Mountain Stage Show

Larry Groce, Music Explorer Before I get to the ten reasons to join us for a live Mountain Stage show,

Mark down these 12 MUST-DO West Virginia Fall events

West Virginia is the perfect place for a fall getaway. With so much to do in the Mountain State, it

155 ways to enjoy summer in West Virginia

West Virginia turns 155 years young on June 20! And while you’re spending the birthday exploring the beautiful state, here

Your Guide to Summer in West Virginia

Summer in West Virginia is that special time of year when everything looks and feels perfect! The trees are lush

4 must-dos at the West Virginia Vandalia Gathering

The Vandalia Gathering is West Virginia’s signature festival that celebrates traditional dance, music, and crafts. Families and friends will be

The unofficial start to summer in West Virginia

Summer is just around the corner! And West Virginia is the place to be. This season is truly a magical

Celebrate 50 years of whitewater rafting in West Virginia

Every year, thousands of people from all over the world journey to the New and Gauley rivers to ride some

This one-day West Virginia yard sale is the largest on the East Coast

Did you know West Virginia is home to the largest one-day community yard sale on the East Coast? Each May,

7 Days, 7 Ways to Celebrate National Travel and Tourism Week

May 5-11, 2019 is National Travel and Tourism Week—an occasion established by congressional resolution 35 years ago to celebrate the

12 months, 12 festivals & events in West Virginia

Throughout the year, the Mountain State is home to some of the most unique and fun festivals and events. From

BYOB- Bring your own banjo to these down-home mountain music fests

What’s more fun than a jam session beneath the trees? Grab your instrument of choice and get to pickin’ at

This huge, four-day-long festival in West Virginia has a little bit of everything

For more than half a century the Mountain State Art and Craft Fair has been as closely stitched into West

These 20 events are West Virginia must-sees

Parents hear it every year as school winds down for the summer: “I want something to do!” Fortunately, there’s always

Happy 36th birthday to Mountain Stage!

There’s a spring in the mountain and it flows down to the town. From the river to the ocean it

There’s 1 day a year you can zip off the New River Gorge Bridge

You can zipline and rappel year-round in West Virginia, but did you know there’s one special day a year you

You can find pumpkin-flavored everything at WV’s largest pumpkin festival

At only one-and-a-half square miles with a population of about 2,500, the tiny river town of Milton boasts an impressive

Town guide: Fairmont

Get a hearty helping of European and old-time heritage in “Italy in Appalachia!” Taste Old-World cuisine, tour quirky museums and

Town guide: Beckley

Beckley is southern West Virginia’s largest population center, and a major shopping and entertainment center for thousands of the Mountain

7 fun ways to dig into your Appalachian roots

“Mountain folk” have their own way of doing things. Old-time Appalachian practices are still alive and well in the hills

Spoons and other weird Appalachian instruments (and where to hear them)

That weird sound you hear in your favorite Appalachian tune? It’s probably weirder than you think! Appalachian music— which includes

Meet every wanderluster’s globe-trotting hero, the Roaming Gnome, right here in WV!

Travelocity’s famous Roaming Gnome is heading across West Virginia! The Roaming Gnome had so much fun eating and drinking his

Brew town, USA— this craft beer central is somewhere you might not expect!

If you like your suds close to nature, West Virginia is where it’s at. The craft beer scene in Thomas

Inside look: the most historic event in the most elite extreme sport

Watch 100s of parachuters launch from the 876-foot-tall New River Gorge Bridge during the Bridge Day BASE jumping festival. The

This tiny mountain town is an outdoor adventurer’s dream

We’re going to let you in on a little secret— deep in West Virginia, there’s a prime destination for art

September Insta-greats

  With September came some of the first signs of fall in the Mountain State— cool, crisp evenings, hints of

Tuck into this mountain valley Winter Wonderland

Whether you’re skiing or just looking for a winter escape, Canaan Valley, WV, is a winter wonderland. Tuck away just

5 longstanding favorites at one of WV’s oldest festivals

In its 80+ years, the Mountain State Forest Festival in Elkins has gotten BIG. But of all the excitement, here’s

The trail that takes you right into the heart of mountain music

Real mountain music lives loud on West Virginia’s Route 219. Along this Mountain Music Trail, stop off at venues, festivals,

Best of May in WV

It’s finally May, and the Mountain State is celebrating in style with a whole bunch of outdoor events. The sun

Gal getaways: hit the town

Longing for a ladies’ night out? Hit the town with your gal friends. Sophisticated wine tastings, casual bars and snazzy

Best reasons to visit WV in April

Spring is a great time to be in West Virginia— and you can see why from these April events! 1.

7 mountain bands you need to hear

From Mountain Stage to the Appalachian String Band Music Festival, West Virginia’s mountain music is a perfect combination of old

WV’s most historic music stage

Once a week, the uplifting chords of Larry Groce’s “Simple Song,” moving from major to minor, kick off another 2-hour

7 mountain arts events that transform the whole town

Immerse yourself in West Virginia’s rich creative talent with community-wide celebrations! Here are 7 mountain arts events that transform the

How to move to that old-time mountain sound

Even if you don’t know which way to swing your partner or how to do-si-do, you can dance like a

9 best live, local music venues in WV

From bluegrass to rock’n’roll, gospel and country, you can get your fill of real mountain music here in the Mountain

How many of these 45 authentic WV experiences have you had?

West Virginia has never been one to follow the trends— I mean, we exist because we created our own state

25 resolutions to add to your bucket list this year

There are so many things to see and do in Wild, Wonderful West Virginia that it can be a bit

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

These daredevils parachute off a bridge— and you can watch!

It’s no wonder Bridge Day is the largest extreme sports event of its kind in the entire world. Who wouldn’t

5 innovative musicians redefining WV mountain music

One of West Virginia’s most profound and longstanding contributions to American culture has been simple, earthy, acoustic music. We call

Friends of Music

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

7 small but vibrant WV towns you’ll need several days to fully explore

Our state is full of small towns. But our small towns, like our people, have more to them than meets

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

The Landmark Studio for the Arts

Landmark Studio for the Arts is located in Sutton’s Historic Downtown district. Housed in an 1896 Victorian era Church renovated

Tanner Theatre

Originally a federal building, this 1913 Neo-classical structure was donated in 1976 to be developed and maintained as a cultural

West Virginia State Capitol Complex

Information and reservations for touring the WV State Capitol Complex: Hours: Guided tours 9:30am – 3:30pm Monday thru Friday. Tours

Prickett’s Fort Memorial Foundation

The Prickett’s Fort Memorial Foundation operates the historic attractions at Prickett’s Fort State Park including a museum gift shop, visitor

Pickin’ In The Park Opry House

What began as a bunch of guys meeting under a shade tree many years ago to do a little Pickin’

Mountain State Forest Festival Association

The Mountain State Forest Festival originated in 1930; therefore, it is one of the oldest and grandest festivals in the

Mountain State Brewing Company – Thomas, WV

7 – Barrel brewhouse specializing in producing fine handcrafted ales. Brew Pub offering a full bar, limited food, live music.

Mountain Stage

Mountain Stage with Larry Groce is a live radio show hosted by Larry Groce and heard on over 150 public

13 places in WV where they still do it the old-fashioned way

Modern life is full of interesting gadgets and easy conveniences, but it hasn’t always been that way. There are plenty

Chuck Mathena Center

CMC features a 950 seat theatre with year-round national touring productions of theatre, musicals, live concerts, comedy and more. The

Chief Logan State Park

Campground with 26 sites all with electric and water hookups. 14 sites also have sewage hookups. This facility is included

Capitol Theatre

The Capitol Theatre offers a variety of rental services to the community. Rooms in the Capitol are available for renting

Camp Washington-Carver

This Fayette County complex is a group of buildings and facilities that have achieved exceptional importance within the past 50

AMT Productions – WV’s Premier Southern Gospel and Bluegrass Concert Series

You’ll find one of the top West Virginia attractions at the American Mountain Theater in Elkins, West Virginia’s historic Rail

American Heritage Music Hall, Inc.

Local musicians promoting American heritage music. Open jam sessions, live entertainment and dancing. Family atmosphere in an alcohol and smoke-free

Prickett’s Fort State Park

This fort was constructed in 1774 to provide early settlers protection from Native American attacks. It was built within 10

7 hands-on heritage sites the whole family will love

In West Virginia, you can turn back time and revisit history. Literally. The state has a uniquely rich and exciting