Update: City’s Annual Christmas Parade will be a Reverse Parade at BRCCC

Download Christmas Parade Details The City of Beckley will host the annual Christmas Parade as a REVERSE Parade on Saturday, December 5, 2020 beginning at 11 am. Due to Covid-19 concerns and the inability to ensure social distancing during a traditional downtown parade, this year’s parade will be a REVERSE parade. Entries will line-up at […]

Plans to celebrate Veterans Day with a Reverse Parade at the Airport

The American Legion Post 32, the City of Beckley, Visit Southern WV and other interested residents are teaming up to host the annual Veterans Day celebration on Wednesday, November 11, 2020, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Due to Covid-19 concerns and the inability to social distance during a traditional downtown parade, this year’s parade will be […]

Canceled – 34th Annual Tailgate Halloween

With great sadness, the Youth Museum of Southern West Virginia is announcing the cancellation of what would have been our 34th Annual Tailgate Halloween. Tailgate Halloween has changed over the years, but the premise has always been the same – to provide safe trick-or-treating for children in our community. This year the Museum just couldn’t […]

Chili Night Cancelled

Chili Night Beckley October 2018

Contact: Jill Moorefield, Beckley Events, 304-256-1776, 304-222-3376, jmoorefield@beckley.org Chili Night Cancelled Beckley’s 2020 Chili Night is cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns and the demolition activity happening on Main Street. Today (September 15) would have normally been the deadline for vendors to register for the event, which was scheduled for October 3. Beckley Events’ committee inquired […]

Activities happening this weekend (July 24-25) in Downtown Beckley

Friday Food Vendors – Four food vendors will set up in the parking lot beside of Word Park this Friday, July 24. Participating food vendors include The Lunch Wagon, Tea Time, Flynn’s Hotdogs and Philipo’s. Vendor hours will be the usual lunchtime hours of 11:30 am to 1:00 pm or so, weather-permitting. Attendees are encouraged […]

Another Neighborhood Car Cruise planned in Beckley on May 30

Contacts:  Jill Moorefield, Beckley Events 304-256-1776 or 304-222-3376 Stephanie French, Shade Tree Car Club, 803-546-5529 Jon Lilly, Smooth Impressions Car Club, 304-860-7866   Another Neighborhood Car Cruise planned in Beckley on May 30 Shade Tree and Smooth Impressions Car Clubs along with Beckley Events, will offer another neighborhood car cruise on Saturday, May 30 in […]

Neighborhood Cruise from Ghent to Grandview planned for Saturday, May 16 

Contacts:  Jill Moorefield, Beckley Events 304-256-1776 or 304-222-3376 Stephanie French, Shade Tree Car Club, 803-546-5529 Jon Lilly, Smooth Impressions Car Club, 304-860-7866   Shade Tree Car Club, Smooth Impressions Car Club and Beckley Events have been organizing Neighborhood Car Cruises in the community.  After two successful cruises (around Bowling Addition and McLean Addition/Harper Road) the […]

Rhododendron Festival and Other City of Beckley Events Cancelled

Beckley Events has announced that several May and June 2020 events have been canceled due to health safety concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus. The guidelines to reopen the State of West Virginia suggest that no more than 25 people are allowed at gatherings or events.  The City’s events that are being canceled include the […]

Neighborhood Car Cruises to start this Saturday, May 2

Shade Tree Car Club, Smooth Impressions Car Club and Beckley Events are teaming up to offer neighborhood cruises that allow residents to watch from their home (window/porch/yard) as classic and interesting vehicles drive around their neighborhoods. The organizers hope that this is a way to spread good feelings in the community as many families are […]