CITY & EVENT CALENDARS

2021 Event Schedule

Beckley Events’ committee organizes and hosts community events.  Follow “Beckley Events” on Facebook to keep up with local events.  

2021 Friday in the Park Entertainment Schedule:

June 4 – 11:30 am – Mia Grace Bailey (variety, gospel); 12:15 – Rick Lilly (gospel)
June 11 – Billy Payne (country)
June 18 – Dave Runion (variety, oldies, rock, country)
June 25 – No Friday in the Park due to Great Race set up
July 2 – 11:30 – Alan Kinsler (variety, patriotic); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Alice preview)
July 9 – 11:30 – The Raleigh Playhouse Open Mic (variety); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Honey preview)
July 16 – Sam Ingram (Sam’s Singing Telegrams) & Emilee Armstrong
July 23 – 11:30 – Verdeant (Chloe and Bryce Painter); 12:45 – Theatre WV (Tarzan preview)
July 30 – Dance Day – 11:30 Beckley Dance Theatre School Street Ztyle free dance class;
11:55 – Alexandria & Shades of Amber; 12:15 – Beckley Area Shag Club; 12:35 – Line Dancers
August 6 – Lady D (blues)
August 13 – 11:30 – Faith Community Church (praise); 12:00 – How Great Thou Art (gospel);
12:30 – Lucas Loeke Howell (Christian rap)
August 20 – Chris Oxley Quartet (jazz)
August 27 – Appalachian Festival – 11:30 – Lost Cannon Bluegrass; 12:20 – Shane Ingram & Friends
September 3 – Rain make-up date, if needed
Info: 304-256-1776; www.beckley.org; “Beckley Events” on Facebook

Beckley Events 2021 Events/Activities: Note that these events are tentative and may be postponed or cancelled dependent on the status of Covid cases. We will continue to follow the recommended safety guidelines (social distancing/masks) during events.

Upcoming Events – City of Beckley

June – August – Fridays in the Park – music, food vendors, Word Park, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

June 19 – WV Day activities at the Exhibition Coal Mine/ Youth Museum from 11am – 2pm

June 25 – Great Race – National Vintage Car Event stop in Beckley, 5:30 – 8:30 pm, Music by Randy Gilkey, and Buddy Allen & Cheat River Band

July 4thFireworks display, Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center/Little League, 9:30 pm

July 16 – Third Friday Around the Block Showcase (Neville St. and the Underground) – 4:30-7:30 pm, visit businesses, food and other vendors, music by Bicycle

Mid-July-August – Farmers Market at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza – MWF 3-5:30 pm

July 31 (or the 24th?) – Annual Summer Cruise-in Car Show, Downtown, 5-8 pm, Music by The Danley Band

August 17 – WVU Tech student welcome/orientation – 5:30-7:30 pm, Word Park

August 20 – Third Friday Around the Block Showcase (Main Street), 4:30-7:30 pm, businesses & organizations in this area, plus food vendors & pop-up shops, music by the Untrained Professionals)

August 21 – Honey Festival – Exhibition Coal Mine 10am – 4pm

August 21-28 – Appalachian Festival – Various activities around the community, includes Makers Market at the Convention Center Aug. 27-28; Appalachian Street Fair downtown on 8/28 featuring the New River Jazz Band, and Matt Mullins & the Bringdowns

September 4-11 – Kids Classic Festival (note Sept. 11 falls on the Saturday of the Kids Street Fair) – various activities throughout the week

October 2 – Chili Night, 5:00-8:30 pm

November 11 – American Legion’s Veterans Day Parade, 11 am

Late November, early December – Ice skating rink and Appalachian Coal Town Christmas Festival at the Exhibition Mine

December 4 – Christmas Parade, 11 am

City of Beckley Meetings

City of Beckley, Beckley, WV, West Virginia, fountain, pagoda

Area Events

Beckley Events Youth Council

Vendor Forms

Appalachian Festival Street Fair Registration

Kids Festival Parade and Vendor Form

Chili Night Registration

Veterans Day Parade Registration

Christmas Parade Registration