Tag Archive: Bridge Day

October is a fun-filled month in southern West Virginia. Our mountains are covered in beautiful hues of red, orange, and yellow. Rafting season still has a few days left, and fall festivals and events are so plentiful you’ll have trouble choosing which ones to attend. Here’s what’s happening around southern West Virginia through the rest… View Article

The New River Train stops at Railroad Days
New River Gorge Bridge - Ed Goody Photography

A massive structure like the New River Gorge Bridge deserves a massive festival, and Bridge Day does not disappoint. From the 450 BASE jumpers to the 200+ vendors to the 300 or so rappellers, this southern West Virginia festival goes big in every category.  It was even planned to take advantage of the 100 different… View Article

Anyone familiar with Bridge Day knows that one of the biggest draws of the event is watching 400 or so base jumpers heave themselves off a mountain of steel in hopes of gliding to a stop some 876 feet below. But what very few people know, even the seasoned Bridge Day veterans, is how this… View Article

B.A.S.E. Jumping off the New River Gorge Bridge

Streets lined with food.  Beer gardens.  Celebrations 876 ft in the air.  These are what West Virginia festivals are made of and over the next two weekends there are lots of lip-smacking events to choose from.  Here are some insider tips on what’s new with these can’t miss fall festivals: * Taste Of Our Towns… View Article

Rappeller w/ US & WV State Flags/ Bridge Day
Bridge Day Zipline

Bridge Day. Around here, those are some big words.  Everyone knows that Bridge Day is the largest festival in West Virginia.  We also know that it has to be seen to be believed.  It’s a spectacle. That much, we can all agree on.  Bridge Day is about as cool as it gets.  But there are… View Article