Lewisburg West Virginia
has several fun-filled annual events, but the most well-known, by far, is the West Virginia State Fair. Usually held in August, this event guarantees non-stop fun and excitement for the whole family. Rides, agriculture and animal exhibits, arts and crafts, entertainment and mouth-watering food makes this an old-fashioned county fair not to miss. Another well known Lewisburg event is their Fairgrounds Flea Market. The flea market operates year-round and offers customers many items, including a fresh farmer's market. As the mountains welcome the arrival of Fall with their gorgeous show of color, many festivals are held throughout the Lewisburg and Greenbrier area. It’s an exciting time to visit the mountains of West Virginia, with something going on almost every week. A partial list of some of the fall special events is given below.
Freshwater Folk Festival - This daylong, family-friendly event features live music from around the world, homemade food and craft items and educational activities for all ages. The mission of the festival is to promote understanding, appreciation and conservation of our freshwater resources, and to celebrate the local, natural history and culture of White Sulphur Springs and Greenbrier County. The web address and email for the Festival are http://www.freshwaterfolkfestival.org and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Miller's Mazing Corn Maze - Open every weekend Saturday 12:30 - 6:00 & Sunday 1:30-6:00, September and October. Eight acres of Corn Maze, Hay Rides, Country Farm Eggs and Garden Vegetables.
Ghost Tours of Lewisburg - Every weekend join period dressed guides for a stroll of the haunts of the Historic District. A spooky good time – especially with the arrival of Halloween.
Frankford Autumn Festival & Homecoming- Frankford school grounds. Autumn Fest Cross-Country Mile Run, crowning of the king & queen, parade, arts & crafts, and entertainment.
Annual Fall Fling- Usually held the first weekend of October at the White Sulphur Springs Civic Center. This is a community event and features tours of the Civic Center, entertainment, tours of the Greenbrier Bunker, The Legend of the Teddy Bear, and lots of food and fun.
T.O.O.T. (Taste Of Our Towns) - An annual festival where proceeds benefit Carnegie Hall. Various vendors offer a variety foods ranging from regional favorites to gourmet delights. Downtown Lewisburg, Washington and Church Streets.
Winter Wonderland Extravaganza- State Fairgrounds. Featuring an assortment of holiday specialties including food, arts & crafts, Santa Claus, and a gingerbread house contest.
If you are visiting the Lewisburg area during the Christmas holidays, do not miss the Appalachian Coal Town Christmas & Light Festival held in Beckley. With everything from a bonfire, sled riding, horse drawn wagon rides and the appearance of Santa Claus, this festival will delight the young and the young-at-heart.
Battle of Lewisburg Living History &
Reenactment. May 21-23, 2010 in historic
downtown Lewisburg. Wanted: reenactors both military and civilian. Skirmish
on Saturday. Sunday battle reenactment on the
same street as the May 23, 1862 battle.
Amenities include firewood, hay, breakfast and
dinner on Saturday, and Sunday breakfast. The
theme for 2010 is the UnCivil War. Civilian and
medical scenarios and speakers. Bring the family
for an event filled weekend! For more
information www.battleoflewisburg.org or phone
Ross, 304-646-8555. Military commander is
Acting Colonel Ed Craun, email@example.com