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13th Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival

Date: July 29 - July 29

Website: 13th Annual West Virginia Hot Dog Festival


Pullman Square | 900 block 3rd Ave

A full day of live entertainment, music, amusements, and contests for you, the family and the family dog!

Our Tri-State area is home to an unusally large number of hot dog businesses, many decades-old, family-owned businesses that shine as beloved, true traditions! We invite you to come to Downtown Huntington as we collect a dozen of the area's top hot dog businesses, and put them in one location, working together to raise money for the children in our region under treatment for cancer and other life-threatening illnesses.

We welcome you, your family, and the family dog to come to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival to enjoy contests and competitions, live music and entertainment all day, displays, prizes, demonstrations, crafts, shopping, car and truck shows, and to sample all of these wonderfully delicious hot dogs (as much as you can eat!) in one location for the entire day at Pullman Square!

Come treat yourself (and your little dog too!) to our annual WV Hot Dog Festival! This year is the 13th Anniversary!

For more information and a complete schedule of events, check out their website at!

Downtown 0729 2501336800

Art in the Park: Ritter Park

Date: May 20 - May 21

Website: Art in the Park: Ritter Park


Ritter Park - 13th Ave

Forty artists exhibit and sell artwork including oil, acrylic, pastels, and watercolor paintings; woodcarving, pottery, photography, and other fine art. Chat with the artists and have pieces commissioned. Bring your favorite person, pet, or photo and match it with your favorite artist. For more information, please visit For information please call 304-633-4401

Downtown 0520 2495296000

Blenko Festival of Glass 2017

Date: August 4 - August 5

Website: Blenko Festival of Glass 2017


Blenko Glass | 9 Bill Blenko Drive | Milton

A selection of classes are offered for all ages within the factory. During this event, visitors will have the rare opportunity to view our skilled artisans at work as well as be able to participate in a variety of classes related to the glass making process.  From hot glass to crafts with wood, glass and glue for youngsters. Special prices, tours, signing event and family activities. Family fun. Classes fill quickly.  Complimentary annual commemorative medallions will be given to attendees. For a full scheudle of events please visit or to register please call (877) 425-3656.

Milton 0804 2501855200

Cabell County Fair

Date: July

Website: Cabell County Fair


Pumpkin Park | 1 Pumpkin Way | Milton

Enjoying the Cabell County Fair each year has been a family tradition since 1983. Residents of the county may show their prize garden produce, livestock, and arts & crafts. The prime emphasis of the fair is to provide 4-H and FFA members the opportunity to exhibit their projects. Concerts, horse shows, carnival, pageants and much more guarantees fun for everyone!

The 2017 Cabell County Fair, at Milton's Pumpkin Park, kicks off with the horse show, Saturday, July 22, the parade on Sunday, July 23, and then the full fair firing up on Monday, July 24.
Gates open at 3:30 p.m. daily Monday through Friday, July 24-27, and at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28. The carnival runs from 5 to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, July 29.
Featured entertainment begins Tuesday, July 25, with motorcross at 8 p.m., and live music with Blues Crossing at 6 p.m., Trouts Hill Band at 7 p.m., and Dave Nibert and Mello Fellos at 8 p.m

Fair admission is $8 and free for children under 2.  Cost includes: All Rides and Entertainment.

Senior Admission (65 & over) is $5.  Cost includes: Entertainment (rides are excluded)

For more information and a full schedule please visit

Milton 0723 2500834780


Date: September 9

Website: ChiliFest


3rd Ave between 10th and 8th St

ChiliFest is the West Virginia State Chili Championship sanctioned by the International Chili Society and sponsored by Chili Willi's and WSAZ. The winner of this "much heated" event qualifies to represent West Virginia at the ICS World's Chili Championship. Cooks come from far and wide come to downtown Huntington with their pots, spices, secret ingredients, and chili lore for this spirited competition.

ChiliFest is a charity cook-off event benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Tri-State. All chili sample tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

For a full schedule of events and more information please visit

Downtown 0909 2504965600

DAWG Dazzle

Date: July 3 - July 3

Website: DAWG Dazzle


Harris Riverfront Park - Veterans Memorial Blvd

93.7 the DAWG presents an evening of live music and a fireworks extravaganza at Harris Riverfront Park. Gates open at 5pm. with fireworks starting at 10pm. Headling will be Granger Smith. The Dallas native, who also records as his alter ego - Ear Dibbles, Jr. - has built a following with eight albums, has performed three times at the White House and has chalked up such hits as "Backroad Song."

Joining him will be local favorites Kala DeHart and Rivertown as well as up-and-coming Nashville artist Stephanie Quayle, who was just named one of Rolling Stone Country's "New Artists You Need To Know" for May 2017.

Quayle, who has the new single, "Winnebago," is out on tour (sponsored by Winnebago, KOA and Polaroid) and is known for her single, "Drinking With Dolly," an homage to country's greatest female artists - Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette and Loretta Lynn. Gates open at 5pm.

Free tickets available at any Tri-State McDonald's location. $5 at the gate. Visit for more information.

Downtown 0703 2499122800

Graffiti in the Park

Date: June 4

Website: Graffiti in the Park


Ritter Park | 13th Ave & 12th St

Tri-State Street Rods presents Graffiti In The Park June 4th from 8am to 5pm. Huntington WV's scenic Ritter Park is the setting for the largest car show in the Tri-State area. With over 350 classic and custom cars, bikes, and trucks nestled among the trees, it is a great way for the whole family to spend the day. As you stroll through the park enjoying the vehicles, your senses will be stimulated by various food vendors, great Oldies Music, dance competitions, arts and crafts vendors, and the sights and sounds of children participating in the activities provided for them. There will be 16 classes of Trophies awarded for cars, along with door prizes every half hour, and a 50/50 drawing. Bring your classic car, bike, or truck and spend the day with us. For more information please call 304-617-1608 or 304-416-0205 or visit

Downtown 0604 2496628000

Guyandotte Civil War Days

Date: November 4 - November 5

Website: Guyandotte Civil War Days


Downtown Guyandotte | 234 Guyan St

On November 10th, 1861 the sleepy southern town of Guyandotte was firmly in Union hands. Confederate raiders struck suddenly and quickly, capturing the Garrison and returning the village to the dominion of the Stars and Bars. That conquest was short-lived, however. As the Confederates were leaving town the next morning with 110 Richmond-bound prisoners in tow, Union liberators returned and took vengeance on what they considered a “seesech" (secession) town. By nightfall, two-thirds of the village had been burned to the ground.

Today, the dirt roads are paved, modern buildings have replaced many of the burned out frames, and Guyandotte is a part of contemporary Huntington, West Virginia. Come see where history was made as the sights and sounds of the Civil War return the week of November 1st - 5th, 2017 as hundreds of re-enactors participate in "America's greatest street battle."

Genuine and reproduction period items available for purchase. Period music, living histories, museums, sutlers, crafts, displays and concessions.
For more information and a full schedule of events please visit

East End 1104 2509809400

Heritage Farm Spring Festival

Date: May 6

Website: Heritage Farm Spring Festival


Heritage Farm Museum and Village | 3300 Harvey Rd

The Spring Festival is held annually the first Saturday in May at Heritage Farm Museum & Village. Experience life as it was in an Appalachian pioneer community and learn about the major inventions and transportation revolutions that changed our lives. See Heritage Farm come alive with blacksmithing, sheep shearing, wood-working, printing and many, many more Appalachian artisans coming to exhibit their craftsmanship! Travel through history among the 17 restored buildings of the community. Music, food, arts, crafts, and hands on farm fun!

West End 0506 2494086400

Italiano Italian Festival

Date: August 19

Website: Italiano Italian Festival


4th Ave between 8th St & 10th St

A celebration of West Virginia's Italian-American heritage, the festival will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 on 4th Avenue between 8th and 10th streets.We will honor this rich heritage and the many Italian Americans that contribute to our local community to this day. Our celebration will focus on all things Italian—food, music, colors, FUN Returning to downtown Huntington in a flurry of red, white and green, the festival will be punctuated by the tastes of the area's Italian cuisine, live music, street performers and children's activities. Proceeds will benefit the Facing Hunger Foodbank. For more information please call (304) 523-6029

Downtown 0819 2503165600

Jewel City JAMboree 3

Date: May 26 - May 27

Website: Jewel City JAMboree 3


Harris River Front Park | Veterans Memorial Blvd & 10th St

JCJAM3 is a multi-genre music festival held at David Harris Riverfront Park along the beautiful Ohio River. Music, food, friendship, and a celebration of our local heritage will take place May 26th & May 27th. Bluegrass and Old Time to Americana, the Blues, Rock and Western Cowboy Swing with a little of all in between, makes this one of the most unique festivals of the season. JCJAM3 is a 100% not for profit show staffed entirely by volunteers. Besides the great venue, food and music, the show supports local charities for Veterans and 1st Respondents with its net profit. For a full lineup, tickets, and more information please visit

Downtown 0526 2495828800

Old Central City Days

Date: June


Old Central City | 14th St W

Old Central City is known at the "Antique Capital" of the Tri-State. You can enjoy shopping, eating, and experience our rich history at nearby museums. Old Central City is a good place to shop while touring the city, seeing the Quilt Trail, and attending our special events. Each year we have Old Central City City Days, which is a festive time of outdoor antique displays, crafts, good food, and musical entertainment. More information available at

West End 0610 2465588560

Pilot Club Antique Fair

Date: August

Website: Pilot Club Antique Fair

Area's finest antique show and sale. Over 40 dealers representing more than 10 states.

Downtown 0817 2471465260

Pumpkin House / C-K AutumnFest

Date: October 27 - October 31

Website: Pumpkin House / C-K AutumnFest


C-K Community Center - 1200 Poplar St. Kenova / 748 Beech St. Kenova

The C-K AutumnFest takes place the last weekend in October in the two quaint communities of Ceredo and Kenova. The centerpiece of the festival is the World-Famous Pumpkin House, which has become one of the West Virginia's favorite tourist attractions. Decorated with over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, this is a Halloween bucket list item for all ages! Arts and crafts booths, an old-fashioned bake-off, local vendors and more will be onsite and throughout the community.

West End 1027 2509127200

Rails & Ales Festival 2017

Date: August 12

Website: Rails & Ales Festival 2017


Harris River Front Park | Veterans Memorial Blvd & 10th st

Rails & Ales Craft Beer Fesival will feature live music, food from local restaurants, artisan vendors, and specialty craft beer from West Virginia breweries, craft breweries across the US and from around the world.

The festival will be held rain or shine and there will be no refunds. All attendees must have a ticket and must be 21 years or older. Small children can attend if they are carried by their parents at all times – no strollers will be allowed. Kick back with fellow beer lovers as we unite for a one-day celebration of craft beers at Harris Riverfront Park! For tickets and more information please visit

Downtown 0812 2502560800

St. George Greek Festival

Date: September 22 - September 24

Website: St. George Greek Festival


St. George Greek Orthodox Church - 701 11th Ave

Mark your calendars for the Annual Greek Festival in Huntington! Once again, the festival looks to be a fun filled weekend of food, music, and dancing. Come out and experience a little taste of Greece. We look forward to seeing you!

Check out for a full list of events and food options!

Downtown 0922 2506099600

StinkFest 2017

Date: April 22

Website: StinkFest 2017


The Wild Ramp | 555 14th St W

Come celebrate Ramp season! Feast on this iconic spring plant that is the market's namesake! Food vendors featuring ramp dish specialties, music, artisans, and activities for the kids. Meet "Stinky" our Wild Ramp mascot too! Don't miss out on your chance to celebrate the stink! The Wild Ramp's premiere annual ramp festival, Stink Fest, will take place at its Old Central City location on Saturday April 22th from 10 am - 4 pm. This festival is family friendly, free, and open to the public

West End 0422 2492876800

The 45th Annual Dogwood Arts & Crafts Festival

Date: April 28 - April 30

Website: The 45th Annual Dogwood Arts & Crafts Festival


Big Sandy Superstore Arena | 1 Civic Center Drive

The Dogwood Arts & Crafts Festival features over 90 vendors with hand-crafted items such as jewelry, food products, woodwork, art, soaps and lotions, yard art, pottery and much more. For more information or tickets please call 304.696.5990 or visit

Downtown 0428 2493395200

Wayne County Fair

Date: August 1 - August 5

Website: Wayne County Fair


Camden Park | 5000 Waverly Rd

Begining Tuesday August 1 the Wayne County Fair runs through Saturday, Aug. 5, with a refreshing blend of county fair (local and area vendors, live music and entertainment, horse show, 4-H Livestock show, wrestling, wood carvings and 4-H garden produce, quilts and craft projects) combined with the 30 rides and attractions at Camden Park, such as The Big Dipper, The Haunted House, the Rattler, the Slingshot, the West Virginia Adventure Minigolf, Swan Lake Pedalboats, the train and much more. Call (304) 272-6839 or email, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for more information or visit

Barboursville Milton 0801 2501596000

West Virginia Pumpkin Festival

Date: October 5 - October 8

Website: West Virginia Pumpkin Festival


Milton Pumpkin Park | One Pumpkin Park | Milton

The festival hosts a cultural array of activities for the entire family. In addition to over 100 skilled artisans who display juried crafts and numerous exhibits, master craftsmen share their expertise by demonstrating skills such as blacksmithing, pottery making, quilting, woodworking, and more! You'll also find some of the area's finest musicians throughout the festival. For more information, visit their website - - or call 304.743.8774.

Admission: $8 | Children under 5 are free | Group rates available upon request | Free Parking


Milton 1005 2475679600