2022 Event Schedule

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

2022 Beckley Events

January 14-15 – Attending WV Fairs and Festivals Convention in Charleston

April (Saturday TBA) Beckley’s Coffee and Tea Celebration – various coffee and tea vendors
along downtown streets and in businesses, plus music and activities.

May – Rhododendron Festival – hope to bring back the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival (dessert
sampling and music by several schools) again in 2022 at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza;
plus a Car Cruise to Grandview to see the rhododendrons; the RhodoBoogie Car Show; possibly
another Bill Withers Tribute event, and several other events throughout the month.

June – August – Fridays in the Park concert series at Word Park, 11:30am–1:00pm

June 18 – AACA National Car Show – hosting the Antique Automobile Car Club National Show
which will bring 150-250 vehicles to town.

July 4 – Annual 4 th of July Fireworks held at the Beckley-Raleigh County Convention Center.

July 30 (tentative) – Annual Summer Car & Bike Show – Word Park and along Neville and Main

Mid-August – WVU Tech Welcome Event for students and staff

August 27 – Appalachian Festival Street Fair – in conjunction with the Appalachian Festival, the
street fair spans Neville to Main Street and features a variety of food and other vendors, plus
several bands, including the New River Jazz Band.

September 5-10 (Labor Day to the following weekend) – Kids Classic Festival – variety of family-
friendly activities at several locations thru the week; includes the Saturday Kids Street Fair.

October 1 – Chili Night – chili and non-chili vendors, several stages of entertainment and we
hope to bring back the Myers Amusements mini-carnival in 2022.

October 20-31 – Scarecrow Decorating Contest

November 11 – Veterans Day Parade & Celebration – followed by school bands performing after
the parade at the Beckley Intermodal Gateway Plaza.

December 3 – Annual Christmas Parade & activities 

April – November monthly Full Moon Walks/Bike Rides – with Active SWV along the McManus Trail 

The Beckley Exhibition Mine/Youth Museum and Black Knight will feature events throughout
the year as well.

Check out Beckley.Events for other events and to add local events to the schedule

Follow “Beckley Events” on Facebook for updates on our committee’s events, as well as, other community events. Call 304-256-1776 for Beckley Events information or email

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