Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine Open for Season @ Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
Apr 1 – Nov 1 all-day

The Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine opens April 1st for the 2014 season (closes Nov 1).  Operating hours are from 10am to 6pm with last tour departing at 5:30pm.  Special arrangements can be made for group tours.  Adults $20, Children $12, Seniors $15, Military $14.  Group Tour rates available.

Chili Night In October @ Historic Beckley
Oct 4 all-day

Taste and judge the variety of great chilli on hand for this fun festival. Live entertainment. Kids activities and rides. From 5 – 9 p.m. along Main, Heber and Neville Streets in Uptown Beckley. Admission is $5 (5 tickets plus peoples choice coin). Chilli served from 5-8pm or until participants run out! Other food, desserts and drinks available.

Half Marathon, 5K Run and 5K Walk
Oct 4 all-day

Half Marathon, 5K Run and 5K Walk. Run or walk on a picturesque and challenging course as only Southern WV can offer . . . through historic downtown Beckley.

Pumpkin Harvest Festival @ United Methodist Burlington Center
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day

Arts, crafts, food, music, 5K run, face painting, carving contest, hay rides, haunted trail, antique vendors and Little Mr & Miss Pumpkin contest.

The October Sky Rocket Boys Festival
Oct 4 all-day

This annual festival in it’s 15th year will be in Beckley for the second year. Held in past years in Coalwood, WV (where Homer Hickam and the Rocket Boys grew up) this year the event will be staged in Beckley, WV at the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine/New River Park. Motorcoach tours will be offered to visit Coalwood.

Gold Rush Flea Market @ Beckley Intermodal Gateway
Oct 4 @ 7:00 am

The Gold Rush Flea Market is every Saturday 7am-1pm at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza.

Scenic Chairlift Rides @ Winterplace @ Winterplace Ski Resort
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm

Take in the beautiful fall colors on this scenic chairlift ride to the top of the mountain at Winterplace Ski Resort. Ride the lift back down or take a scenic hike back down.  Noon to 5pm every Saturday and Sunday in October.

Sundays @ Two @ Tamarack - The Best of West Virginia
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm

Every Sunday at 2pm there is music, live music and it is free to attend.  Tamarack hosts all types of musicians playing all types of music.  Check their website events page for who will be performing. There is no admission fee for any Sunday @ Two performance. Tickets are required due to limited seating and are available after 10 a.m. on the morning of the performance at the Information Desk.

Fright Nights @ Glade Springs @ Glade Springs Resort
Oct 10 – Nov 1 all-day

Fright Nights is bigger and scarier this Halloween featuring haunted attractions. There is a new theme each year. This year will feature Horror Movie Mayhem: Haunted Trail. Uncle Hershel’s Ride of Terror, 3D Nightmare and Apocalypse-Zombie Laser Tag.  Come visit these thrilling haunted happenings. Open October 11, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1, 2014.

Gold Rush Flea Market @ Beckley Intermodal Gateway
Oct 11 @ 7:00 am

The Gold Rush Flea Market is every Saturday 7am-1pm at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza.