New River Gorge West Virginia Area Events
New River Gorge Area year-round events include music and birding festivals, Bridge Day, Gauley Fest, and adventure races.
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See all events posted on the New River Gorge Convention and Visitors Bureau website. Babcock Gristmill Grinder Marathon & 5K.
Endorphin FIX 3.5 Day Adventure RaceThe Toughest 3 Day Adventure Race in the USA. Learn more about the Endorphin FIX 3.5 Day Adventure Race.
Wildflower hikes for the whole family. Learn more about the New River Wildflower Weekend.
New River Wildflower Weekend
New River Birding & Nature FestivalA friendly birding vacation for everyone, this week-long event features guided birding excursions, world-class speakers, field guides, incredible venues and food, and a back-porch atmosphere unmatched by any other festival. Learn more about the New River Birding & Nature Festival.
Whitewater WhirlWest Virginia dance festival with workshops & show. Learn more about the Whitewater Whirl.
The Rendezvous is the annual fundraising gig for the New River Alliance of Climbers. It's a fun and friendly three-day celebration of climbers, climbing and the New River Gorge. Learn more about the New River Rendezvous.
New River Rendezvous
Fayette County, WV’s premier Heritage Festival. Each June, the town of Ansted becomes a living telling of the story of Appalachia’s history. This event celebrates West Virginia and Appalachia with three days of old-fashioned fun. Learn more about the Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival.
Hometown Mountain Heritage Festival
New River Gorge Heritage FestivalStep back in time and observe and talk with those from the North & South! Learn more about the New River Gorge Heritage Festival.
New River Hummingbird Festival
The second annual New River Hummingbird Festival at Hawk's Nest State Park will be Aug. 12-14, including workshops and activities on hummingbirds, butterflies and native plants.