2020 Event Schedule


April 4 – Beckley’s birthday


May Rhododendron Festival: (CANCELLED)

May 2Neighborhood Car Cruises
May 9 – Sweet Treats (CANCELLED) Registration Form; Raleigh County Schools Day of the Arts; Beckley’s Coffee and Tea Celebration (CANCELLED) Registration Form
May 16 – Founder’s Day at Wildwood (POSTPONED UNTIL AUGUST)
May TBA – RhodoBoogie Car Show (CANCELLED)
May 30 (Rain Date June 6)Neighborhood Car Cruises


June 26 – Great American Race (POSTPONED)


July 3 – August 28 – Fridays in the Park (30th Annual)
July 25 – July Car & Bike Show


August 22 – Beckley Kids Classic pageant (CANCELLED)
August 28 – Great American Race (POSTPONED TILL 2021)
August 29 – Appalachian Festival Block Party (CANCELLED)


September 5 – 13 – Kids Classic Festival – Check here for more info TENTATIVE – activity changes to be announced


October 3 – Chili Night (30th Annual) (POSTPONED TIL OCT.2, 2021)
October 31 – Tailgate Halloween (CANCELLED)


November 11 – Veterans Day – Reverse Parade at the Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport (REGISTER HERE) (CANCELLED)
November 28 – Small Business Saturday and Christmas Tree Lighting


December 5Reverse Christmas Parade Updated Information


  • Monthly Full Moon Walks/Rides with Active SWV (Contact Active Southern WV to confirm dates and times)
    • Active SWV & Ride/Walk Beckley moonlit McManus Trail group ride/walks monthly on full moon nights
  • Exhibition Mine events – Honey Bee Festival, Appalachian Coal Town Christmas
  • Youth Museum – Curious George exhibit and special activities
  • Historic Black Knight – special events
    • Theatre WV Dinner Theatre shows and other events at Beckley’s Historic Black Knight
  • The Raleigh Playhouse & Theatre
  • Food Vendors at Word Park – Fridays between 11:30
    am and 1:30 pm, weather-permitting. Three vendors have been participating: The Lunch Wagon
    (BBQs, chicken sandwiches, fries, ice cream, milkshakes), Flynn’s hotdogs, and Tea Time (tea,
    lemonade, pepperoni rolls, pasta salad).
  • Farmers Market – Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza (top of parking garage) on Neville Street on Mondays,
    Wednesdays and Fridays from 3-5 pm.

Follow “Beckley Events” Facebook Page for event details updates and the sharing of other community events.

More community events can be found in the Beckley-Raleigh County Calendar of Events brochure located on the panel on the right.

To apply for the Youth Council, click here.

View our Vendor Registration Form