• 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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  • Upcoming Beckley Events

      Fridays in the Park on June 17 will feature local country musician Billy Payne.  The West Virginia Department of Agriculture and the West Virginia Beef Council will be on hand offering free beef samples part of their “Beef for Father’s Day” tour.  Active Southern WV will offer activities.  The concert series is held weekly […]

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  • June Events planned in Uptown Beckley

      Fridays in the Park – Beckley Events committee invites everyone to attend the 26thAnnual Friday in the Park series.  The concert series is held weekly from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through September 2nd, weather-permitting, at Word Park on Neville Street.  Food vendors offer lunch items for sale.  Entertainment during the month of June […]

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  • 3 new splash adventures at Lake Stephens

    You have to try these slash-soaked rides at the newest aqua park! What could be better than spending a lazy afternoon at the lake? More games, that’s what! Lake Stephen’s new Aqua Park, Sprinkler Splash Pad Park and Beach Blast are ready for Memorial Day weekend. Aqua Park Get ready for hours of airborne thrills! […]

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