Say farewell to summer in the middle of everywhere!

Long weekends are the perfect time to plan a quick getaway, and Marion County is the perfect spot to wrap up your summer fun! Follow the guide below to plan your Labor Day in the middle of everywhere, or explore our other activity-specific itineraries to find the best stops in Marion County.


Craig Philip - Joe N Throw, Friday, August 31
323 Adams St, Fairmont, WV 26554
Enjoy original songs and new takes on old classics from a folk musician and storyteller at Joe N Throw.

America’s Strongest Viking, Saturday, September 1
Palatine Park, Everest Drive, Fairmont, WV 26554
See strongmen and women compete in feets of strength at Palatine Park. You can even bring a picnic to watch the action!

40th Annual Italian Heritage Festival in Clarksburg, WV
340 W Main St, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26301
A quick drive down I-79 will take you to the long standing festival that will feature arts, crafts, delicious food and tons of free entertainment!


Family Fun

Coal Country Miniature Golf
22 Coal Country Lane Fairmont, WV 26554
Take the family for a competitive game of mini-golf! Can you get a hole in one? Or take in a round of disc golf!

Wave Pool
35 City View Terrace, Fairmont, WV 26554
Take the kids for an afternoon of splashing and wave riding at this popular Marion location!

Valley Falls State Park
720 Valley Falls Road Fairmont, WV 26554
Chill out along the river and watch boaters go over the falls, or take a gentle hike in the surrounding hillsides. There are fishing and mountain biking opportunities too!

Prickett’s Fort
88 State Park Rd. Fairmont, WV 26554
Enjoy a walk through history and learn how early settlers in the region lived during colonial times. Fun and education for people of all ages!

Curtisville Lake and Campground
Take the crew out to camp, fish and relax near the serene beauty of the lake!


Time to eat!

Poky Dot
1111 Fairmont Ave Fairmont, WV 26554
Whether you’re here for breakfast, lunch or dessert, get ready for an extreme food adventure!

Hot Dogs
What would Labor Day be without something inspired by the grill? Grab a hot dog from one these iconic Marion locations: Yann’s, Woody’s, T&L or Hometown!

The Rambling Root
101 Fairmont Ave. Fairmont, WV 26554
Take the family to enjoy some creative Appalachian cuisine at one of the newest stops in Marion County!