It’s summer and there’s one thing you can count on in West Virginia: festivals. The Mountain State has its share of really unique ones to check out, so I’ve put together a list of the 8 best below. Be sure to check them out because some begin soon!
1. The Mountain Music Festival In Fayetteville.
This year's festival will be
June 5 and 6, 2015.
The lineup includes the Del McCoury Band, Papadosio, Keller Williams and the Larry Keel Experience.
2. The Wild & Woolly Festival
Come for some of the best local bluegrass and folk music as well as mountain tradition workshops, outdoors fun on the Gauley River and great food.
3. The State Fair of West Virginia
The fair will be held August 14-23 at the state fair grounds in Lewisburg.
Guests this year include Alabama, Third Day and Three Doors Down.
4. The Greenbrier Classic and Concert Series
There's something for golf fans and for music fans. Tiger woods will be playing this year's tournament in White Sulphur Springs, to be held June 29 through July 5. Musical guests for the annual Greenbrier Classic Concert Series will be Keith Urban, The Band Perry, Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton.
5. The Jewel City Jamboree in Huntington
The Jewel City Jamboree in Huntington, W.Va. Will be held June 5 through 7, at Harris Riverfront Park. Lineup includes The Rambling Rooks and Larry Cordle.
6. Wanderlust Snowshoe
Not your typical festival, this one is a gathering of yoga and meditation instructors as well as musical performers, speakers and others. There will be yoga classes for all levels as well as opportunities for hiking, running and biking.
7. FestivALL in Charleston
Charleston, W.Va. becomes a work of art during this weeklong festival that includes music, art, street performances and more. This year’s highlights will include a free show by Parker Millsap and The Steel Wheels, a show with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue and lots of other events. This year's FestivALL will be June 19 through 28.
8. The Allgood Music Festival and Campout in Summit Point, W.Va.
This year's lineup includes Primus, Cake, Moe and Lotus. The festival will be July 9 through 11, 2015.
Are you going to attend any of these awesome West Virginia festivals? Any others you know of that were left off the list? Comment below!