Memorial Day Weekend Activities

Things to do for Memorial Day Weekend in Mountaineer Country

Mountaineer Country proudly salutes those who fight for our freedom. We remember and honor the brave men and women who sacrifice to protect America. You can celebrate these heroes at Triple S. Harley-Davidson’s Memorial Day Cookout on Monday, May 25, from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. The cost is a $5 donation, with proceeds benefiting Operation Welcome Home. Military (active/reserve/veteran) eat for free and live music will be played.

Get outdoors and check out events that will be going on during Memorial Day Weekend around Mountaineer Country!


Wanting to catch a breath of fresh air during the weekend? Head to the Coopers Rock Overlook for a beautiful sunset view of Coopers Rock State Forest. Take in the fresh greenery and hear the sounds of nature surround you while enjoying some of the most breathtaking sights. The overlook is open to the public from dawn until dusk.

Head to Taylor County and take on the hiking and biking trails around Tygart Lake State Park! Pack a lunch and stop at one of their many outdoor picnic areas for a fun day in the sun.

Stay outside and take in nature’s beauty at West Virginia Botanic Garden. You can walk an easy path through the forest or relax in a hammock! The garden is open to the public from dawn to dusk.

Veterans can enjoy free admission to Pricketts Fort State Park in Marion County on Memorial Day, starting at 10:00am.

The Morgantown Farmer’s Market is still in full swing this summer with online pre-order and carside pick-up available every Saturday morning (from 8:30am-12:00pm) on Spruce Street in Downtown Morgantown. Go online to find a variety of food and art. Pick up cookies, jams, cheese, meats, veggies and more. You won’t be disappointed!


The arts are alive and well here in Mountaineer Country! Experience the 13th Annual River City Arts Festival held throughout Memorial Day weekend each year. The festival will feature jazz, opera, pottery, photography, a patriotic dinner and much more!

Have a fun day with take-home art projects from The WOW! Factory! They’ll have fun unleashing their creative side, and will have something to remember good times!


Find fun at-home science experiments and activities by visiting the Spark! Imagination and Science Center Facebook page.


Attend the WV Hitchers Outdoor Concert, happening May 23, 2020 at 6:30pm at Chestnut Ridge Park in Bruceton Mills, WV. Admission is $5 for attendees 7 years old or older.


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Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.

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