Saturday Night's Alright for FUN
Saturday Night’s Alright for ‘FUN’ By: Jeremy Morris   Sir Elton John may have sung Saturday Night’s Alright for Fightin’ but in Wheeling we prefer FUN!  Saturday, October 19th will be a fun day indeed, and we’ll leave the fightin’ to our hockey team.   There is a gauntlet of events to put Autumn into full swing. Pace yourself, it is an action-packed day of family fun in the Friendly City.  Steady wins the race on days like these.   Run For You...
Oglebayfest Never Disappoints
Oglebay Fest Never Disappoints   It’s our region’s best arts festival. It’s our country fair.  It’s the grand finale of Wheeling’s wonderful outdoor festival season and we always save the best for last.   Oglebay Fest is a celebration of our city’s greatest asset, Oglebay Park.  It is also one humongous appreciation party for the residents and visitors that support the park. As a traveler, you are often told a destination has a little something for everyone, w...
Quench Your Thirst at the Mountaineer Brewfest
By: Jeremy Morris     We’ve been brewing beer in Wheeling since long before West Virginia was ever a state.  Since 1812 to be exact, back when all beer was “micro-brewed”. This year’s Mountaineer BrewFest, will take place on August 17th at Wheeling’s Heritage Port, just a few blocks away from that original brewery site.  The festival runs from 4-10 p.m.   In its sixth year, the Mountaineer BrewFest has grown to become the preeminent micro-brewery festiv...
It's a Grammy-Packed Weekend at the Heritage Music Bluesfest
  It’s a Grammy-Packed Weekend at the Heritage Music BluesFest  By: Jeremy Morris   “I never thought it would last this long,” says festival founder Bruce Wheeler, but here we are on the cusp of the 19th weekend of award-winning blues music in Downtown Wheeling — Aug. 9-11.   “Each year our fans say ‘this is the best line-up ever, and that challenges me to make each year better than the year before,'' says Wheeler. This year he noticed that seven of ...
Upcoming Wheeling 250 Events Will Have You Sailing Down the River
Upcoming Wheeling 250 Events Will Have You Sailing Down the River Upcoming Wheeling 250 Events to Celebrate Statehood, West Virginia Independence Hall and Wheeling Suspension Bridge Milestones By Jessica Broverman A once-in-a-lifetime celebration experience is on tap on from Thursday, June 20, through Sunday, June 23, marking milestone anniversaries with family-friendly signature summer events. “A number of elements came together to create an opportunity for a unique destination week...