Learn, Experience, Enjoy Appalachian History & Culture

The 18th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!

We can't wait to see you in  Raleigh County, Friday, August 22 – Sunday, August 24, this year’s festival promises to deliver!

Check out stunning art and crafts lovingly made by over 100 artisans at the Arts & Crafts Fair

Sample delicious cuisine at Taste of Appalachia while enjoying live music. 

Listen to live music while having your lunch in the park at Fridays in the Park

For the history buffs (and the brave at heart) take a thrilling Ghost Tour and explore Beckley’s haunted sites.

Tour a once-working Coal Mine at the
Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine

Kids can explore and make a craft at the
Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia

Don’t miss the Classic Car Show featuring more than 100 classic automobiles at Crossroads Mall

See & Shop the Best of West Virginia at Tamarack

View gallery displays of art by local artists at the
Cynthia Bickey Art Gallery

Enjoy the view & visit with park rangers at
Grandview National Park

Hear tradional Appalachian tales at
Raleigh County Public Library

Tour historic Wildwood House Museum to view Vintage Wedding Gowns Exhibit

There’s more … craft demonstrations, strolling musicians, and bluegrass bands … all the best of West Virginia’s native talent

Don’t miss the Appalachian Festival!  It’s sure to delight your senses and put a smile on your face

See you soon!