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Events happening in and around Monroe...

Monroe County is uniquely situated to take advantage of all the surrounding festivals, events and activities that are offered throughout the year.  Below are just a few we thought you might be interested in.


December 5, 2014 | Union Christmas Parade

December 7-13, 2014 | Monroe County Nature and Wildlife Photography Schow
Union Senior Center.  Awards ceremony Sat., Dec. 13 at 3 PM.  Learn more.

December 14, 2014  | Christmas Homes Tour in Alderson
Advance tickets sold at the Alderson Visitors Center.  Purchase tickets the day of at the C & O Train Depot. The annual Model Train Show will be on display at the Alderson Presbyterian Church.  Sat., Dec. 14, 1-5 PM.  Learn more.

June 5-7, 2015 | Farmer’s Day

Downtown Union

An old-fashioned annual event honoring Monroe County’s agricultural heritage. Sponsored by the Union Chamber of Commerce. Contact: 304.772.3003.

July 4, 2015 | Alderson 4th of July Celebration

West Virginia's Largest Independence Day Celebration kicks off with a bicycle race. During a week crammed with fun events, the highlights on the 4th include the Grand Parade at 10:30 a.m. and the Grand Fireworks Display at 10:15 p.m. For more information, contact: alderson4th@gmail.com or visit the web page at www.alderson4th.com.

September 26-27, 2015 | Autumn Harvest Festival


WVU Willow Bend Farm, 4 Miles South of Union, WV on Willow Bend Road
Festival celebrating the end of the agricultural season. Come for the best food; country, live bluegrass & gospel music; handmade quilts & crafts. Vegetable, flower, quilt & art contests. Horseshoe & corn hole tournaments. Youth tractor pull. Apple butter making will be demonstrated and the results will be sold. Large flea market. Free admittance. Contact: 304-772-5475.