A time for giving! Held at the Helvetia Community Hall on the Saturday closest to the 5th of December.
Helvetia and Pickens welcome visitors to rediscover the origins of Ol’ Saint Nick. Bring the kids for some Christmas fun and participation in an old Swiss tradition. Baking Swiss grittibanz, games, refreshments, reading of the traditional Saint Nicholas story, and a visit from Saint Nicholas himself who will bring treats for the children. 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Potluck dinner for children and adults starts at 5:30 p.m. Square Dance. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. All events are at the Community Hall.

The Helvetia Community Fair celebrates the rich culture and history of Helvetia, WV, a small Swiss community located in Randolph County. One of the oldest agricultural fairs (since 1917) in West Virginia, the Helvetia Community Fair encourages local families, friends, and visitors to celebrate our harvest and our heritage.
Festivities include a parade, Swiss folk dancing, Fahnenschwingen (Swiss flag swinging), Alphorn playing, yodeling, field games, relays, concessions, arts and crafts, and a square dance.
Helvetia’s original settlers proved they could withstand harsh winters and rugged terrain while retaining the traditions of their mother country, Switzerland.
The Helvetia Community Fair reflects our Swiss character, celebrates our ancestry, and encourages our children and visitors to embrace our traditions.

Come to Downtown Beverly for an exciting day of Christmas celebrations! From the Fire Hall to the Presbyterian Church to the Shops to the Museums, the town of Beverly will bring Christmas alive the way that only a small town full of heart can!
Old-Fashioned Christmas in Beverly features free admission to the Heritage Center Museums, children’s activities, several Christmas music concerts and carols, and a luncheon and bazaar. In the evening, Victorian “Father Christmas” will help light the tree in the town square.

Voted Best Campground In West Virginia –
Mountain Lake Campground & Cabins

Start checking off your 2020 bucket list by visiting the Little Bahamas of the East Coast! Relax on the shores of Summersville Lake at Mountain Lake Campground & Cabins. We are the area’s ONLY Lakefront Cabins, Yurts and Lakefront Wedding Venue. We have plenty of options when it comes to camping. Whether you want to be nestled between trees or on the shoreline with your boat, we have what you’re looking for!

We offer a variety of planned activities and amenities for everyone to enjoy! Relax by our pool or beach, play a round of mini golf then let us do the cooking for you by eating at our newly renovated restaurant. If you are wanting more of an adventure, we are just a short drive away where you can enjoy hiking, scuba diving, rock climbing, zip lining [...]

Elkins-Randolph County Tourism
is Authentic by Nature

Situated in the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia, Randolph County is a natural paradise that has long been a destination for travelers and outdoor enthusiasts. Here you will find charming communities that are rich in heritage, alive with arts and festivals, and blessed with unparalleled beauty. Ride our vintage excursion trains, access miles of trout streams, rivers and rail trails or pitch a tent under the clear night sky in the Monongahela National Forest. Find seclusion in vast, forested mountains draped in the legendary fall foliage.  Your perfect day is found right here in Randolph County, WV.

Check out the amazing array of non-chain, independent restaurants. Our restaurants range from Venezuelan to Appalachian, casual fine dining to down home country cooking. The restaurant scene goes well beyond its West Virginia roots. Expect the extraordinary, whether its farm to table, mountain trout dip, [...]

Visit Greater Parkersburg, WV for An
Outdoor Recreation Getaway

Make Greater Parkersburg, WV your home base for an outdoor recreation getaway. Whether you prefer biking, hiking, or paddling, our area offers a full circle of outdoor adventure.

Located at the confluence of the Ohio and Little Kanawha rivers, Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg is a great launch point for your biking and boating adventure. A paved, level trail provides a relaxing biking experience along the beautiful Ohio, and easy water access makes Point Park a paddler’s delight. Blennerhassett Island Historical State Park, one of the area’s most popular attractions, is just a short mile-and-a-half paddle down the beautiful Ohio River. Whether you travel to the island by kayak, paddle board, canoe, or the Island Belle sternwheel ferry; a one-of-a-kind historic attraction awaits your arrival. Tour the grounds and the beautifully reconstructed Blennerhassett mansion, enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride, or rent [...]

Wetzel County WV Attractions is a Do It Yourself or
Do It Together Adventure

The Back Home Festival is the best FREE festival in the state of West Virginia. Nowhere else will you find Grammy award winning artists and tent camping for ZERO dollars. We feature the best of bluegrass, jam bands and folk music in historic downtown New Martinsville, West Virginia. The festival will be held June 26 – 28, 2020.

Walk our Main Street-shopping a variety of eclectic vendors, sample out of this world festival foods and sit in the grass listening to the music with your friends – enjoying the time of your life at a price that is just right! Bring a kayak or canoe to float down the creek next to the camping and festival grounds. Recreational vehicle camping is available for a small fee.

Entertainment starts at 6:00 pm on Friday and [...]

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