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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.


April 10-11, 2015  | IBO Spring National
Pipestem Resort State Park.  The International Bowhunters Organization and Backwoods Bowhunters invites the public to participate in the 2015 IBO Spring National, or come as a spectator.  For event details call Larry Kade 304-920-4433.  Learn more.

April 17-18, 2015  | 6th Anniversary Celebration Peters Mountain Peddlers
Main Street Peterstown.  Vendors of Peters Mountain Peddlers will have a variety of items for sale.  Sidewalk sale and featured items inside too.  Contact Diane Jenkins with questions, 276-970-7918.  

April 30- May 2, 2015  | 4th Annual Quilters Retreat
Alderson Community Center.  Spend time with guest instructor Fran Kordek and others as they share their talents over three days full of various sessions to participate in. Contact by EmailLearn more.

April 18, 2015  | Preppers Festival
The 2nd Annual Preppers Festival will be held on Main Street in New Castle, VA.  This event will include a wide array of preparedness, homesteading, and survivalist-related ventors, local artisans, skill-building workships and even a Top Chef Prepper Cook-Off.  Live music throughout the day.  Contact the Craig County Business Association for more information 540-309-6642.  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.

July 18, 2015  | Wheels of Hope
The Wheels of Hope 9th annual ride promises to be the most sublime bicycle ride of your life. Our century bike ride of 113 miles and 8500+ feet of climbing will leave you tired but so proud of your accomplishment. There are three other routes ranging from 18-65 miles.  A charity bicycle ride for local cancer survivors and Hospice Care. Learn More.

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.