Winter Festival of Lights
Another holiday season is upon us, and that means the return of the Winter Festival of Lights at Oglebay. For 32 years, this one-of-a-kind light show has dazzled the Wheeling community and visitors from far and wide. This year brings some exciting additions for guests to enjoy.   The Festival of Lights encompasses over 300 acres of twinkling light displays stretching along a six-mile drive. With the addition of two new displays this year, there are 89 light attractions throughout the ...
40th Annual Oglebayfest
Wheeling CVBlog: 40th Annual Oglebayfest By: Jennifer Materkoski, MA     The changing leaves and start of October signifies that Oglebayfest is just around the corner. This year is extra special, as the resort will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the event.   The three-day festival, which begins Friday, Oct. 6, originally began in 1978 as a show of gratitude to the community on Oglebay’s 50th anniversary. Oglebayfest offers a variety of activities for the ...
Wheeling Bluegrass Festival
Wheeling CVBlog: Strings and Things Wheeling Bluegrass Festival By: Jennifer Materkoski, MA     Join Oglebay Institute for the 2017 Wheeling Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, September 9 on the grounds of the Stifel Fine Arts Center. Sponsored by the Hess Family Foundation and Yuengling, the event is sure to become the premier bluegrass event in the Northern Panhandle.   The event musical lineup includes a combination of local bands and nationally touring acts. ...
Labor Day of Fun
Wheeling CVBlog: Labor Day Events By: Jennifer Materkoski, MA     Celebrate Labor Day weekend with one of the many events going on in and around Wheeling. Here is a look at some of your options:   Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta (Sept. 1 – 3): Now in its 12th year, the Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta brings together boating enthusiasts from all over the region to benefit Easter Seals. The weekend of events begins on Friday, Sept. 1, when the pits are open...
August Events Keep Summer Exciting!
Wheeling CVBlog: August Events By: Jennifer Materkoski   August is a busy month in Wheeling with many events at Heritage Port and around town as summer comes to a close. Here is a look ahead at some things you won’t want to miss:   Centre Market Concert Series (Friday, August 4): Enjoy the sights and sounds of Centre Market as local favorite Hit Play takes the stage for the next installment of the Centre Market Concert Series. The streets will be closed for the live ...