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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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Christmas Tour and Hearth Cooking Demo

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

Come out and tour the fort and smell the food cooking over an open hearth, the way food was prepared during the colonial period of our history. Colonial Christmas recipes... View Article

Holiday Glow Bowl IX

Morris Park 1 Morris Park, Fairmont, WV, United States

Nothing says Christmas like disc golfing at night among 500+ light displays.  The entry fee is $50 and includes a custom stamped glow disc, pizza party, and an extra glow light.... View Article

$30

Festival Cucina

Immaculate Conception Church 329 Maryland Ave, Fairmont, WV, United States

Join Shannon and Bob Tinnell and some of your favorite chefs to prepare a varied menu of authentic Italian dishes.  The Festival Cucina is genuinely a treat for the eyes... View Article

Fairmont Christmas Parade

Following the Feast of the Seven Fishes Festival, join us in celebrating the Christmas season in Fairmont by watching our annual Fairmont Christmas Parade. The Blessing of the First Responders... View Article

Reindeer Run

Morris Park 1 Morris Park, Fairmont, WV, United States

Grab your antler ears, santa outfits, and your holiday cheer and join us for a holiday 5K through the Celebration of Lights at Morris Park. This timed 5K will take... View Article

$25

Great Pepperoni Roll Drop

Wintergarden Park corner of Water and Market Streets, Mannington, WV

Ring in 2024 with Mannington’s 4th Annual New Years’ Eve Great Pepperoni Roll Drop. Festivities begin at 7 pm, with the Raising of the Roll at 9 pm. The giant pepperoni... View Article

FREE

19th Annual LVMC Run to Read Half Marathon

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

The 19th Annual Run to Read Half Marathon begins at 1 pm, with race day registration at 11:30 am. The course is a 1% grade, starting on the paved MCPARC... View Article

$40

Fairmont Ice Bowl

Seth Burton Disc Golf Complex Morris Park, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Register online at https://wv.marioncvb.com/4aN3jDv Schedule 8:00am - 9:00am at Seth Burton Memorial Check-In, Registration and Player Pack pickup. Unlimited Round 1 Mulligans available for $2 each. 9:00am - 9:15am at Seth Burton... View Article

$40
Event Series Fairmont Chamber Music concert

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

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

EHQ Valley Falls 6 and 12 hour Ultra Marathon

Valley Falls State Park 720 Valley Falls Road, Fairmont, United States

Test your endurance at the EHQ Valley Falls 6 & 12 Hour Race. With 750' of vertical gain per ~5.25-mile loop, it's a challenging course. Gravel service roads, single-track trails,... View Article

$60 – $100

Joel McCann Memorial Canoe Race

Hough Park Hough Park, Mannington, WV, United States

Calling all kayak and canoe enthusiasts!  It’s time for the Annual Joel McCann Memorial Canoe Race (aka The Great Buffalo Canoe Race). Registration starts at 8 am at Hough Park,... View Article

$10

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

PattyFest

East Fairmont High School 1993 Airport Road, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA, Fairmont, United States

Old-Time Music Festival celebrating the life and music of Patty Looman – renowned mountain and hammered dulcimer musician (2007 Vandalia Award Winner – WV’s highest folklife honor) The program includes free admission and free workshops,... View Article

FREE

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