Events

Apr
1
Sun
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine @ Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – Nov 1 @ 6:00 pm

Tour the underground mine, visit the Coal Camp, the Museum and the Gift Shop stocked with West Virginia items & freshly made fudge in a variety of flavors. The hands-on exhibitions and underground coal mining tour offer wonderful opportunities for our visitors to learn, explore, interact and share. Open daily 10am to 6pm.

Special events include:

  • June 20 – WV Day Celebration
  • August 18 – The Honey Bee Festival
  • August 24-26 – Coal Mine Tours as part of Appalachian Festival
  • September 22 – Rocket Boys Festival
  • October – Dates TBA – Haunted Coal Mine Tours
  • November 23, 24, 30 and December 1 – Appalachian Coal Town Christmas

 

May
1
Tue
Lake Stephens Aqua Park & Splash Pad @ Lake Stephens
May 1 – Oct 31 all-day

The park is open from May 1st through October 31st. The park offers pavilions for rent, RV sites, cabins, camping, hiking and mujch more.

The Lake which is also home to the Aqua Park is open Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend daily (weather permitting from 11am – 7pm.  The new Sprinkler Splash Pad Park is open from 11am to 6pm and is for ages 14 and under.

Special 2018 events:

  • May 25-27 – Annual Beach Blast
  • September 1 – Autumn Fest
  • September 15-16 – The Everett Lilly Memorial Festival
  • October – Dates TBA – Haunted Trail and Halloween Events
Jul
18
Wed
West Virginia Miners Baseball @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbit, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

TWV Presents: Rocket Boys The Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jul 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Theatre West Virgina Presents “Rocket Boys”  The Musical- July 18,19,20,21, 22

Jul
19
Thu
West Virginia Miners Baseball @ Linda K Epling Stadium
Jul 19 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Nothing like a baseball game to make you feel right at home in southern WV.  Beckley’s own Prospect League Team – The Miner’s – play at one of the most beautiful ball parks around – Linda K Epling Stadium. Specials, events, fireworks, activity area for kids and much more make this a great activity for you and your family.  Teams visiting for the 2018 season include the Kokomo Jackrabbit, Butler Bluesox, Chillicothe Paints, Champion City Kings, Terre Haute Rex, and the LaFayette Aviators. Visit website to verify game times, event information and to purchase tickets. 

TWV Presents: Rocket Boys The Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Theatre West Virgina Presents “Rocket Boys”  The Musical- July 18,19,20,21, 22

Jul
20
Fri
Friends of Coal Auto Fair @ Raleigh County Memorial Airport
Jul 20 – Jul 21 all-day

Hosted by the Raleigh County Memorial Airport this is the 13th Annual Friends of Coal Auto Fair.  One of the state’s largest car shows! This two day event includes: hundreds of rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, motorcycles, tuners; trucks from all years; food; specialty vendors; a flea market; car corral; arts and crafts.

Want to enter a car?

The entry fee for the car show includes weekend passes for you and a guest*, your window sticker, 12’x20′ space, the option to participate in the Creager Tire Burnout Competition on Saturday, A cruise to the New River down the beautiful Fayette Station Road. With Lunch served river side around noon. You will be eligible for hundreds of daily door prizes, trophies and awards. Official commemorative Friends of Coal Auto Fair Dash Plaques are given to the first 500 vehicles registered. Visit the website to register.

Fridays in the Park @ Word Park
Jul 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Join us each Friday in uptown Beckley for lunch and music.  Food vendors set up and local musicians, school groups and more entertainment.

 

 

 

 

 

TWV Presents: Rocket Boys The Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Theatre West Virgina Presents “Rocket Boys”  The Musical- July 18,19,20,21, 22

Jul
21
Sat
TWV Presents: Rocket Boys The Musical @ Cliffside Amphitheatre
Jul 21 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Theatre West Virgina Presents “Rocket Boys”  The Musical- July 18,19,20,21, 22