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 […]

Grant awarded to Beckley Police Department

Mayor Rob Rappold announced today that the City of Beckley has just received an award through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) to hire five (5) additional full-time law enforcement professionals for the Beckley Police Department.  This grant is providing the City of Beckley with $625,000 for 75 percent […]

Press Release: Pool Closure 2020

PRESS NOTICE FROM THE PARKS and RECREATION DEPARTMENT Date: May 18, 2020   EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY BECKLEY – Due to the unpredictable future of COVID-19, the City of Beckley has decided to close both city pools for the entire summer. The decision was made to keep these facilities closed in the interest of public health and staff […]

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 […]

Neighborhood Cruise Continues this Saturday!

Last Saturday, Shade Tree Car Club, Smooth Impressions Car Club and Beckley Events offered a Neighborhood Car Cruise around Bowling Addition. The first cruise was a success with 80 vehicles participating. Car owners stayed in their vehicles at line-up, and then, they cruised around the neighborhood as the residents enjoyed watching from their porches, so […]

Beckley PD Raises $2,491 with No Shave November Fundraiser

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”40948″ img_size=”large” alignment=”center”][vc_column_text]Another successful No Shave November fundraiser. What an awesome organization and an even better cause!! A big thank you to all the officers that participated, Jessica from City Hall, The City of Beckley IT Dept., Cucumber & Company, Kilted Barber and of course you, the voters!! Thank you! For the second year […]

Appalachian Coal Town Christmas

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”40926″ img_size=”full”][vc_column_text]Christmas, Christmas time is almost here and the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine will hold the popular Appalachian Coal Town Christmas event on two consecutive weekends this year, November 29 and 30 and December 6 and 7. The Exhibition Coal Mine and the Youth Museum have been celebrating Christmas in this special way for […]

Downtown Beckley – Small Business Saturday & Christmas Tree Lighting Nov 30

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_btn title=”Schedule of Events” color=”success” link=”|||”][vc_column_text]Christmas caroling, Christmas Tree lighting, a holiday movie, an appearance by Santa and Mr. G, cookie decorating, shopping … sounds like a Hallmark movie, doesn’t it? You can enjoy these activities and more during Small Business Saturday on Saturday, November 30 as Downtown Beckley will be a buzz with holiday […]

Christmas Parade 2019

City of Beckley

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The City of Beckley will host the annual Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 7, 2019 beginning at 11 a.m. Line-up will begin at 9 a.m. at Park Middle School (floats, vehicles) and at 10 a.m. at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza (bands & walking units). The course of the parade will follow the same route […]