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Beckley’s Kids Classic Festival

September 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 pm

Beckley’s 28th Annual Kids Classic Festival – enjoy a week of family fun:
  • Sunday, September 5: Beckley Little League Activities (7:00-9:15 pm): Home Run Derby, Soccer Kicking Contest, Cheerleading & Fire Twirling demonstration; Fireworks Display
  • Monday, Sept. 6: McManus Trail – Kids’ Bike/Car/Wheels Show 5:30-6:45 pm, Art Park by the 3rd Ave parking lot, register 5:30-6:00, awards at 6:30 pm. Raleigh County Library Story Walk / Trail Scavenger Hunt with McDonald’s, 5-7 pm.
  • Tuesday-Saturday, Sept. 7-11: Leisure Lanes – One free game of bowling & shoe rental per child when accompanied by a paying adult, 10 am – 9 pm, call for lane availability 304-253-7328
  • Tuesday, Sept. 7 – Raleigh County Library – 3-5 pm- Build with us – Pick out the mini building block kit you would like to create and keep. No registration required, limited supplies.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 8: The Pottery Place special – buy one, get one ½ off
  • Thursday, Sept. 9: Youth Disc Golf instruction with Active SWV, 4:30 pm, WVU Tech Disc Golf Course
  • Thursday, Sept. 9: Pickleball serving, receiving, forehand, & selfie contests at New River Park courts (ages 8 & up); Come & try to be a champion (trophies), 6 pm
  • Friday, Sept. 10 – Crescendo House – Instrument Exploration in the Kindermusik room, 4-6 pm, Ragland Road
  • Friday, Sept. 10: Youth Museum & Exhibition Mine, 6-8 pm, Funny Bones Balloon & Magic Show at the amphitheater, 6-7 pm; Inside the Youth Museum: Thomas and Friends Along with the Rail Exhibit & Planetarium Shows; Exhibition Mine – Underground Mine tours; Admission inside Youth Museum & mine tour = $5
  • Saturday, Sept. 11: 9-11 Memorial event, Word Park, 9:30 am
  • Kids Fest Street Fair-10 am–2 pm; Main & Fayette Streets, plus the Federal Plaza on Heber Street – Various booths, games, fun activities & food vendors
    Beckley Fire Dept.’s Junior Firefighters Challenge
  • United Bank Carnival Showcase (game band = $5 to play games, $5 to spin the prize wheel)
  • Festival Parade at 11 am – Children’s characters, bagpipers, marching bands, teams & more. Theme: America Strong
Saturday, Sept. 11 Evening – 9-11 Parade of Lights – watch the lights of emergency vehicles as they cruise from Independence High School at dusk along Route 16 (Byrd Dr) to downtown, back on Byrd Drive to Epling Stadium on Ragland Road
Please continue to be safe – social distance, masks are welcome, and sanitize hands often. Thank you for being courteous and kind!


September 5, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
September 11, 2021 @ 9:00 pm


City of Beckley
200 Armory Dr, Beckley, WV 25801, USA
Beckley, West Virginia United States


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