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Beckley: Small Business Saturday Events

Beckley: Small Business Saturday Events

November 19, 2018

On Small Business Saturday (November 24), downtown Beckley is adding a little fun to your holiday shopping experience. There’s no...

Fallout 76: Visit the Real-Life Southern West Virginia Locations

Fallout 76: Visit the Real-Life Southern West Virginia Locations

November 12, 2018

On November 14, a number of Southern West Virginia icons will take center stage when the new Fallout 76 game...

Southern West Virginia’s Most Terrifying Halloween Attractions

Southern West Virginia’s Most Terrifying Halloween Attractions

October 23, 2018

Everyone loves a clown fire right? #frightnightswv Spine-tingling haunted trails, a warehouse full of monsters and a coal mine with...

Gauley Season is Here! Plan Your Trip Now!

Gauley Season is Here! Plan Your Trip Now!

September 7, 2018

Often known as the Beast of the East, the Gauley River in southern West Virginia offers some of the best...

Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival offers fun in a beautiful setting

Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival offers fun in a beautiful setting

August 24, 2018

Experience a day of family fun along one of West Virginia’s most scenic lakes at the 5th annual Summersville Lake...

Appalachian Festival Celebrates the Best of the Region!

Appalachian Festival Celebrates the Best of the Region!

August 24, 2018

Organized by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce, the Appalachian Festival is now in its 24th year. The week-long Festival...

Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Abbie Clasgen

Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Abbie Clasgen

August 13, 2018

Abbie is the youngest member of the team bringing that sense of awe for whitewater we can all relate to....

Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Jo-Beth Stamm

Meet the Sweets of the East Team: Jo-Beth Stamm

August 13, 2018

While working as a full time emergency room nurse and river guiding, Jo-Beth has dedicated the last 4 years to...

For Spartan Racers: Activities to warm-up or cool down!

For Spartan Racers: Activities to warm-up or cool down!

August 13, 2018

Southern West Virginia is excited to welcome all competitors visiting the region for the Spartan Race Trifecta Weekend at Summit...

Plan a Day of “Unforgettable Fun” at the State Fair of WV

Plan a Day of “Unforgettable Fun” at the State Fair of WV

August 8, 2018

Celebrate some of the best West Virginia traditions at the State Fair of West Virginia in Fairlea, August 9-18! The...