October 01, 2021 - October 03, 2021

Oglebayfest began in 1978 in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Oglebay Park. Since then, Oglebayfest has grown into a major event that serves an annual ‘thank you’ to all who visit Oglebay year-round.

Phil Maxwell Artists’ and Gourmet Market

Located in Mansion Woods next to the Mansion Museum, Oglebay Institute’s Phil Maxwell Artists’ and Gourmet Market features regional foods and an extensive display of handcrafted wares. Plus, visitors can see some of the tri-state’s most skilled artisans at work while enjoying live entertainment on the Mansion Woods stage.

Oglebayfest Eats

Festival-goers can enjoy delicious fair foods or grab a bite at Oglebay’s Garden Bistro, Ihlenfeld Dining RoomGlassworks Grill, or Route 88 BBQ & Brew. Snacks, sandwiches and sweets are available at the Good ZooSchenk Lake & Farmhouse Sweets & Treats.


Phil Maxwell Artists’ and Gourmet Markets: Shop Mansion Woods for handcrafted items by dozens of West Virginia artisans and gourmet foods while enjoying live music.

Farmhouse Sweets & Treats: Enjoy Kirke’s Homemade Ice Cream and seasonal gifts.

Carriage House: Featuring The Wheeling Artisan Center Shop, showcasing unique, handmade artwork created by Wheeling artisans. Coming soon to this shop, you’ll also find all your favorite styles of Fiestaware and much more.

Oglebayfest Fireworks

A crowd-pleasing favorite, the Oglebayfest fireworks, will take place on Saturday, October 2, 2021. The display will light up the evening sky over Schenk Lake at 8:00 p.m.

Parking & Shuttle Service

Oglebayfest offers free parking and shuttle buses which provide easy access to all of the festival’s activities.