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Discover the best things to do in the Middle of Everywhere.

From historical exhibitions and live music to annual festivals and holiday celebrations, find amazing events all year long in Marion County. Sign up for our newsletter to never miss an upcoming event!


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2024 Charley Clayton Memorial Peep Festival

Fairmont State University 1201 Locust Ave, Fairmont, WV, United States

Honoring the life and legacy of Charley Clayton through an annual springtime celebration highlighting individuality, self-expression and inclusion! Join us for a day of family friendly activities! Children’s Pageant  Application Craft... View Article

Mountain State History Expo

Marion County Court House 217 Adams Street, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The rich history of Marion County and the state of West Virginia are waiting to be discovered at this year’s Mountain State History Expo at the Marion County Courthouse. Enjoy live music, singing, and... View Article

FREE

Wood Duck Day with Joey Herron

Pricketts Fort State Park 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Come out and enjoy the day welcoming the return of the Wood Ducks to Pricketts Fort State Park. There will be opportunities to take photographs of the many species of... View Article

FREE

Heirloom Plant Sale

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

The Marion County Master Gardeners are hosting an heirloom plant sale in the Pricketts Fort Visitor Center. All proceeds go to maintaining the gardens at the park. Regular admission to... View Article

FREE

Fairmont Chamber Music concert

St. Peter the Fisherman Church 407 Jackson St, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, WV, United States

The Fairmont Chamber Music Society presents the finest classical chamber music featuring regional, national, and international artists. The 2023-2024 season includes: October 1 – Ensemble Aubade (flute, viola, piano) November... View Article

$10

Hearth Cooking Demo

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Tours of the fort and Job Prickett House are available from 10 – 4. From 11 – 2, you’ll be able to watch as food is cooked over an open... View Article

Appalachian Blacksmith Association Hammer-In

Pricketts Fort State Park 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Watch some of the best blacksmiths in North Central West Virginia apply their skills.  There will be demonstrations throughout the day on many aspects of traditional and modern blacksmithing. Admission:... View Article

West Side Rhythm and Blues Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Based in Fairmont, WV, The West Side Rhythm and Blues Band is made up of some of the best musicians from Pennsylvania and West Virginia. The band covers R &... View Article

FREE
Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center.... View Article

The Buckshot Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Buckshot Band is made up of five musicians from North Central West Virginia playing a variety of country music hits from the 1970s through the 90s. The band is... View Article

FREE

Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center.... View Article

Top Shelf Band at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Top Shelf has been entertaining Nort Central West Virginia for many years. Known for playing music from the 60s through the 80s, Top Shelf will have you singing along to... View Article

FREE

Soda Pop Gypsies at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Soda Pop Gypsies play an eclectic mix of all genres of music. They get their inspiration from bans such as Tracy Chapman, Stone Temple Pilots, and Fleetwood Mac. Other... View Article

FREE
Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center.... View Article

GRKMANIA at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Come out and enjoy an evening of entertainment with the ever popular, Polka band GRKMANIA. The Joe Grkman band includes three generations of the Grkman family. The group features traditional... View Article

FREE

Band of Brothers at Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort Amphitheater 106 Overfort Ln, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

The Band of Brothers is a classic rock band from Parkersburg, West Virginia covering rock music from the 1950s through the 90s. The Band of Brothers covers a wide variety... View Article

FREE
Event Series Colonial Kids Day

Colonial Kids Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

During this day-long event, kids experience life in the 18th century.  Activities will include daily chores, life in the militia, colonial children’s games, and a craft in the fort’s visitor center.... View Article

Traditional Music Day

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Enjoy a full day of traditional music with musicians scheduled to perform at the visitor center with informal jamming in the park. There is no charge for the entertainment. Tours... View Article

FREE

Fall Bird Walk

Pricketts Fort State Park 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join Joey Herron as he guides you through the park to see some spectacular birds during the fall migration. This will be a great time spot some birds that are... View Article

FREE

Soap Making Demo @ Pricketts Fort

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us at the fort and see the process of soap making as it was done in the 18th century. Tours of the fort and Job Prickett Home are from... View Article

Event Series Augusta County Militia

Augusta County Militia

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us as the Augusta County Militia explores the life and times of early Appalachian pioneer Joseph Doddridge with demonstrations of several crafts based on Doddridge’s writing and conducting militia... View Article

Event Series Augusta County Militia

Augusta County Militia

Pricketts Fort 88 State Park Rd, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join us as the Augusta County Militia explores the life and times of early Appalachian pioneer Joseph Doddridge with demonstrations of several crafts based on Doddridge’s writing and conducting militia... View Article