If you’re already planning your vacation details or you thinking about visiting Mountaineer Country for the first time, we’ve got a lineup of both new and returning events that you won’t want to miss this year!
Check out the list below and start marking your calendars for your next trip to Mountaineer Country. For more information about these listings and other attractions and performances, send us a message or call (800) 458-7373.
*Keep checking back as 2020 events and details continue to be added*
January 24: Attend the Bob Huggins Fish Fry, and annual dinner benefiting the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund.
February 22: Dive into the Morgantown Polar Plunge “Freezin’ for a Reason” at Cheat Lake.
February 22: Celebrate the maple syrup industry during the Mountain State Maple Days.
March 21: Celebrate the maple syrup industry during the Mountain State Maple Days.
April 25: A one-day Chocolate Lovers’ extravaganza inviting the public to indulge themselves in an array of chocolate creations. [Canceled]
May 2: Enjoy the great outdoors with Irish Road Bowling at Coopers Rock!
May 22-25: Celebrate this weekend full of the arts in beautiful Rowlesburg, WV during the 13th Annual River City Festival of the Arts.
May TBD: Spring Arts Walk in Downtown Morgantown! Check out work by local artisans. [Canceled]
June 20: Celebrate West Virginia’s Birthday in Downtown Morgantown.
July 11 – 12: Visit the beautiful working farms of Preston County – fun for the whole family! The Preston County Farm Crawl takes you between 8 farms and businesses for two days of fun.
July 18: 33rd Annual MedExpress Kids Day in Downtown Morgantown.
July 25: Attend the virtual live stream of the 6th Annual All American Grand Bash, formally known as the West Virginia Grand Bash.
July 30: Celebrate all things handcrafted and sweet with the Cupcakes and Craft Beer Festival!
July TBD: Main Street Morgantown’s July Art Walk
August TBD: 8th Annual Morgantown History Museum Best Chef Cook-Off
August TBD: Great Pepperoni Roll Cookoff!
August 1: The 4th Annual Preston County Music & Arts Festival will offer Preston County artists of all ages a chance to show and sell their work or perform.
August TBD: 2020 Wild & Wonderful Country Fest returns to Mylan Park in Morgantown, WV. We’ll be rockin’ in the fresh West Virginia Air surrounded by rolling hills, tall trees and a sea of country music fans. [Postponed to 2021]
August TBD: 8th Annual West Virginia Tattoo Expo returns to Morgantown with on-site tattooing and piercing from over 200 artists, multitudes of vendors, contests, a Miss Tattooed West Virginia pageant, and more. This will be the premier tattoo event in West Virginia. [Postponed to 2021]
August TBD: Mon County Fair has been providing quality entertainment for over 60 years. In recent years, attendance has reached over 14,000 as people come from all over West Virginia and surrounding states to enjoy pageants, competitive exhibits, livestock show and auction, motorsports, midway rides and games, vendors and more. [Postponed to 2021]
September 4: Rowlesburg, the Ox Roast and Labor Day! This event always helps us celebrate the last days of summer.
September 26-27: Come join the fun during West Virginia University Homecoming Weekend.
September TBD: Head to Preston County for the 79th Annual Buckwheat Festival and enjoy delicious buckwheat cakes all weekend long [Postponed to 2021]
October TBD: Fly away with the Balloons Over Morgantown event happening at the Morgantown Municipal Airport. Catch the Night Glow event, happening the night before at the Morgantown Mall, for a chance to take a closer look at these floating wonders.
October 2: Morgantown Fall Arts Walk in Downtown Morgantown with a variety of art and entertainment
October 2-4: West Virginia University Fall Family Weekend
October 3-4: The West Virginia Wine and Jazz Festival at Camp Muffly.
October 3: Attend the 4th Annual Hops on the Mon Craft Beer and Food Festival, taking place in Downtown Morgantown.
October 4: Register for the 6th Annual Morgantown Marathon and run 26.2 “Almost Heavenly” miles.
October 11: The WV Chestnut Festival celebrates the effort the American chestnut to its once prominent position in the eastern hardwood forests.
November TBD: Christmas at the Barn
November TBD: West Virginia University Mountaineer Week–celebrating 72 years of Appalachian Heritage
November 26: Join Morgantown Running for their annual 5k Turkey Trot, so that you can burn some calories just in time for Thanksgiving dinner.
November 28: Support small local business owners on Small Business Saturday.
December 12: Find handcrafted gifts and keepsakes at the traditional holiday market, Chriskindlemarkt, held at the Szilagyi in Rowlesburg, WV every year.
Want MORE? Check our events page for all upcoming events and activities throughout Mountaineer Country!