Area Events, Fairs & Festivals

April 12, 2014
Downtown Lewisburg Chocolate Festival – 304.645.3398

April 26, 2014 
Feast of the Ramson (Ramp Feed) – Richwood – 304.846.6790
The National Ramp Association and the Richwood Chamber of Commerce hosts this traditional springtime Feast of the Ramson. The festival celebrates food, music, ramp dinner, cloggers and an Art & Craft Show.

April 28 – May 3, 2014
New River Birding Festival – New River Gorge – 800.927.0263

May 10, 2014 
Bramwell Spring Tour of Homes – Bramwell – 304.248.8381
Around the turn of the 20th century, some 14 millionaire coal barons lived in this Historic Town of beautiful Victorian and Tudor mansions. Bramwell offers self-guided walking tours and pre-arranged group tours as well as Spring and Christmas tours of the Town’s Historic Homes.

June 25- August, 2014
Outdoor Dramas – “Honey in the Rock”, “Hatfields & McCoy”, “The Wizard of Oz” and “Rocket Boys”, Cliffside Amphitheater, Grandview Theatre West Virginia – 800.666.9142

Mid-June – Late August, 2014
Bluefield Blue Jays Appalachian League Baseball – Bluefield – 276.326.1326

Mid-June – Late August, 2014
Princeton Rays Appalachian League Baseball – Princeton – 304.487.2000

June 20 – 22, 2014
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival – Ansted – 800.927.0263
The Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival is Fayette County, WV’s premier Heritage Festival. Each June, the town of Ansted becomes a living telling of the story of Appalachia’s history. This event celebrates West Virginia and Appalachia with three days of old-fashioned fun.

June 20, 2014
West Virginia Day Celebration – WV Division of Tourism – 800.CALL.WVA

June 25 – 28, 2014
Music in the Mountains – Summersville Music Park – 304.872.6853

June 30 – July 6, 2014
PGA Tour : The Greenbrier Classic FedEx Cup - The Greenbrier – 800.453.4858

July 18 – 20, 2014
Friends of Coal Auto Fair  – YMCA Youth Sports Complex, Beckley – 304.252.0715

July 30 – August 3, 2014
23rd Appalachian String Band Music Festival – Camp Washington Carver, Clifftop – 304.438.3005

August 2, 2014
Captain Thurmond’s New River Gorge Challenge – New River Gorge National River – 304-574-2337
The Captain Thurmond’s Challenge Triathalon consists of 28.5 miles of the most extreme whitewater, mountain biking and running in West Virginia and the East Coast. The triathlon can be done as a relay team, solo, or raft team.

August 8 – 16, 2014
State Fair of West Virginia – State Fairgrounds, Fairlea –304.645.1090

August 22 – 24, 2014
50th Annual Appalachian Arts & Crafts Fair – Beckley/Raleigh County Convention Center – 800.987.3847

September 1 – 9, 2014
Beckley’s 20th Annual Kids Classic Festival – Beckley– 304.256.1776
A week packed with events for the kids and the entire family, including the Uptown Kids Fair and parade.

October 4, 2014
Beckley’s 24th Annual Chili Night – Beckley – 304.256.1776
Chili competition including restaurants/catering firms, non-restaurant businesses, organizations, schools and individuals. Panels of celebrity judges will select their favorite chili in four categories, plus the best-tasting spicy chili and the most unique chili. The public can vote for the People’s Choice with voting coins that are distributed at admission.

October 18, 2014
New River Gorge Bridge Day Festival – New River Gorge Bridge, Fayetteville –800.927.0263

Summer 2017
World Scout Jamboree – The Summit: Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve – Fayette County, West Virginia