• Beckley’s Veterans Day Parade

    2021 Parade Theme is “No Veteran Left Behind” Grand Marshall: Kenneth Ferrell, US Airforce Master Sergeant retired. American Legion Post 32, Visit Southern WV and the City of Beckley will host the annual Veterans Parade on Thursday, November 11, 2021, beginning at 11 a.m. A Memory Walk and Honor Walk section near the end of […]

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  • July Events 2018

    Some special events to look forward during the month of July in the City of Beckley include: Fridays in the Park concerts are held at Word Park on Neville Street from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, weather-permitting.  The July schedule begins with the Quiet Enough band and Theatre West Virginia (Hatfields & McCoys songs) on July 6.  […]

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  • Sweet Treats Festival (Part of Beckley’s Rhododendron Festival)

    Sweet desserts and sweet music by local youth will be featured at Beckley’s 12th annual Sweet Treats dessert event planned for Saturday, May 12.  Local students will perform during the Raleigh County Schools’ Day of the Arts from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.  The dessert-tasting hours will begin at 11:30 am and run until 3:00 p.m. (or while supplies last).  Activities will […]

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  • Celebration on McManus Trails Events – April 21st!

    Due to snow that occurred on April 7, several of the activities initially planned for the Opening Day for Trails celebration in Beckley were postponed until  Saturday, April 21. The City of Beckley and WVU Tech’s Biology Club will host events on the McManus Trail such as color runs/walks, doggie dash and a youth bike […]

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  • Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine and Youth Museum Christmas Events

      Christmas, Christmas time is almost here and the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine will hold the popular Appalachian Coal Town Christmas event on two consecutive weekends this year, November 24 and 25 and December 1 and 2. Director of Parks and Recreation Leslie Baker says, “The Exhibition Coal Mine and the Youth Museum have been […]

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  • The 27th Annual Chili Night to fill the streets of Beckley!

    Beckley’s 27th annual Chili Night will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 7 along the streets of uptown Beckley.  The event will feature more than 50 chili participants, along with 20 other booths, and a variety of entertainment. Participants in the chili competition include restaurants / caterers, non-restaurant businesses, organizations and individuals. Some of the participants are […]

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  • Annual June Motorcycle & Car Show

    Beckley Events’ annual June Motorcycle & Car Show will be held on Saturday, June 24 along Main, Heber & Neville Streets from5:00 – 8:00 p.m. The streets will be reserved for show line-up beginning at 5:00 pm and vehicle registration will take place from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. The vehicle entry fee is $10.  Specialty […]

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  • Rocket Boys & Chili Night

    If you could only pick one day to spend in Beckley, WV this fall we suggest that this Saturday, October 1st be that day! The action begins at 8am and doesn’t end until the music stops playing, the rides stop turning and all the chili has been eaten. Rocket Boys Festival: The gates open on […]

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  • August Activities Planned in Beckley

    Fridays in the Park:  Free concerts are held weekly during the summer at Word Park on Neville Street from 11:30 am until 1:00 p.m., weather-permitting.  Lunch vendors sell food items during the event. The August entertainment line-up at the gazebo begins with David Runion on August 5th, and the Chris Oxley Quartet on August 12th.  […]

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  • Exhibition Coal Mine & Youth Museum Celebrate the 4th of July!

    The Exhibition Coal Mine and the Youth Museum will be celebrating the 4th of July weekend with some special visitors and events. At the mine: Friday and Saturday, July 1 and 2 from 10:00 am – 5:30 pm, Jim King and his son from King’s Blingz Glass Jewelry, will be at the Exhibition Coal Mine […]

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