Late Summer Festivals and Events

While summer may be coming to a close, that doesn’t mean that things are slowing down in Southern West Virginia! From fall-focused festivals and fun events, there are a variety of ways to celebrate the end of summer.


CultureFest 2019

September 5-8, Pipestem, WV
Immerse yourself in a weekend-long festival highlighting creative arts at CultureFest 2019. Featuring three stages of music and dance performances, workshops, artisan vendors, healing arts, kids activities, an epic fire circle, drumming and more.


Bluefield Blues Festival

September 7, Bluefield, WV
Enjoy the best of the blues with live music, local food vendors and craft brews at the Bluefield Blues Festival.


A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier

September 9 -15, White Sulphur Springs, WV
A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier, formerly known as The Greenbrier Classic, has built a reputation as one of the can’t-miss events on the PGA Tour schedule. With some of the biggest names in golf, picturesque scenery and incredible history, this event has become a favorite among fans and players alike.


37th Annual Lumberjackin’ Bluegrassin’ Jamboree

September 21 – 22, Mullens, WV
This family-oriented event, featuring a lumberjack competition, music, and hayrides is coordinated by Twin Falls Resort State Park. The College TimberSports Teams will be competing in ax throw, log roll, crosscut saw, chain saw, one-man bucking, bolt splitting, horizontal chop, pole fell and more.


Grape Stompin’ Wine Festival

The 28th Annual Grape Stompin’ Festival includes wine tastings, a craft show, vineyard and distillery tours and a grape stomping competition.


The Great Beckley Beer Festival

September 21, Beckley, WV
Breweries from around the state, region and national will gather at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway for The Great Beckley Beer Festival. Featuring over 10 local musical acts, craft brews and local food – this is a can’t miss event!


Thurmond Ghost Hunt

September 21, Thurmond, WV
Get in the Halloween spirit with the Thurmond Ghost Hunt! ACE Adventure Resort is hosting this event that will start with a short hike up the Southside Junction trail to the town of Thurmond. This is your chance to investigate the paranormal side of the old train depot, Main Street on the tracks, and more!


For more local events, check out our online calendar!