This Weekend in Wheeling

Friday, July 22


Wheeling Movie Nights – “Encanto” – Grandview Pool, Wheeling Heights

9:00 pm Evening Swim

9:30 pm Movie Begins

In conjunction with Wheeling’s Parks & Rec Department, free evening swims will be held until 9 p.m. in June, July and August. Movies will begin at 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Wheeling. No alcohol permitted, by law, at any of these events. No smoking permitted, by orders of the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Board. All programs subject to change without notice. For additional information visit or call the City of Wheeling at 304-234-6432 or 304-234-3617.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS – An additional Movie Night will be held on Third Friday, AUG 19 at Bridge Park Pool, Wheeling Island featuring “Playing with Fire.”

Ohio Valley Pride Festival

Friday 22 kick-off events at McLure Hotel (Wheeling) & Rainbow Unicorn (Follansbee) start at 8pm

Saturday 23 OV Pride Festival, Wheeling Heritage Port Noon-10pm

After party events at McLure Hotel (Wheeling) & Rainbow Unicorn (Follansbee) start at 9pm

Sunday 24 OV Pride Festival, Wheeling Heritage Port Noon-4pm.

On Friday there will be  Drag On The Rox 8 pm at the McLure Hotel in Wheeling and there will also be a Pre-Pride Party Rainbow Unicorn 8 pm in Follansbee.

On Saturday we kick off the Ohio Valley Pride Festival at noon till 10:00pm with our Pride March at 1pm. Then at 3pm we have a drag show and other events though out the day. Then Saturday Night we have the OV Pride After Party at McLure House Bar & Grill in Wheeling and in Follansbee we have Pride After Party at the Rainbow Unicorn.

On Sunday we have another fun day at the Ohio Valley Pride Festival.

Please check out Ohio Valley Pride Facebook page and for more info.

Music at the Market— Sponsored by Visit Wheeling, WV

11:30am– 1:30pm
1401 Main Street

Join the Public Market every Friday from 11:30am-1:30pm to enjoy live music during lunch. This week features Michelle Anne Fincham. Come early and purchase lunch from one of the hottest spots in town, The Public Market. The market is a year-round grocery store and kitchen that puts farmers first.  From the pimento cheese laden Market Burger to the perfectly spiced Vegan Banh Mi (deliciously, the messiest sandwich in town) to the sweet potato fries and Comeback Sauce, you can rest assured the ingredients are fresh and made with passion.  Daily Specials too.

Get the sauce. They call it Comeback for a reason.

1801 National Road
Wheeling, WV 26003 

FunFest is a summer long celebration held at Wheeling Park with live entertainment, local vendors, food trucks, games, and much more every Friday night from 6 – 9 p.m. Concerts begin at 7pm. This Friday’s concert features The Muddle.

*FunFest Fridays will be hosted rain or shine. In case of inclement weather, entertainment, beer garden, food vendors and family activities will be moved inside Wheeling Park’s J.B. Chambers Memorial Ice Rink.*



Oglebay Park Par 3 Driving Range

Take some tips from Oglebay’s Golf Pro at Par 3 Driving Range every Friday at 5:30 p.m. While you’re here, enjoy live music and delicious BBQ next door at Oglebay’s Route 88 BBQ & Brew

Event is free and open to the public!

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Route 88 BBQ & Brew >


Every Friday 7:00-10:00pm

Route 88 Brew & BBQ (Oglebay Ski Lodge) 

Gather around the fire pit at Route 88 BBQ & Brew Friday night from 7 – 10 p.m. for an evening complete with free live music with The New Age Adenas and delicious smoked BBQ.


Experience night life on the links as you golf under the stars during our Par 3 Night Golf!

Admission: $10 per person

Night golf balls available for purchase at the golf shop. Call 304-243-4049 for more details.

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Crispin Center Outdoor Pool at Oglebay 6-8pm

Enjoy some fun at Crispin Center outdoor pool with extended hours, discounted admission, live entertainment and pool games!

Pool Admission after 5 p.m.: Adults (13+) $3.50; Children $1.50
Pool admission is also included with activity wristbands!

Oglebay Outdoor Pool >
Activity Wristbands >

Sponsored by United Bank.

Regular gallery hours are 9am-5pm Monday through Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday. Admission is FREE.

Botanical Resurgence at Stifel Fine Arts Center features 100 drawings and paintings in a variety of media by 12 members of the Allegheny Highlands Botanical Art Society (AHBAS).

Artists blend classical artistic techniques and scientific (botanical) details to create beautiful and realistic botanical images. Works of art capture the aesthetic beauty and personality of plants as well as details of anatomy.

This exhibit aims to increase appreciation and understanding of plant diversity, native plant ecology and conservation of our natural resources.

Exhibiting Artists

Marian Atkins, Holly R. Dobkin, Weldon Doran, Melissa Fabian, Raana Flemm, James Hansotte, Anita Jones, Stephanie Lind, Brenda Nemeth, Catherine Park, Sue Ralston and lisa Rasmussen.

Saturday. July 23


1225 National Road

8:00am – Noon

Stop out and visit us on Saturdays from 8-12 in the St. Michael’s parking lot. We have a variety of vendors that set up, including produce, meats, etc.

Buy fresh, buy local and keep your food dollars in the Ohio Valley by joining farmers and entrepreneurs from throughout the Wheeling area at the Wheeling Farmers Market Saturdays 8-12 in the St. Michael’s parking lot, 1225 National Rd. Wheeling, Wv 26003.


Adult Doubles (16 yrs+)

Double Elimination

$50 per team (+tax)

(Email for help registering)

Youth Doubles (10-16yrs)

Single Elimination

$50 per team (+tax)



6-9pm Saturday, July 23 at Towngate Theatre.

Fifteen selected films from more than 200 entries from around the world. Genres include comedy, drama, science fiction, animation, experimental films and documentaries. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top four finishers. An Audience Choice for best film will also be awarded.

The Festival’s director and curator, Jeff Madzia, himself a local filmmaker, says this year’s selections are some of the best that he’s seen in the six-year history of the Festival.

“I think people got really creative after being stuck inside over the last couple years and it shows in the high quality of the films that were submitted.”

Guests will be treated to free popcorn and have a chance to win a special movie-themed basket.

Tickets are just $10. Purchase online, by calling 304-242-7700 or at the door, if available.


9:00 pm-1:00 am

43 15th Street, Wheeling

Come dance to some soul, funk, and hip-hop music curated by Stealth-1 every third Saturday of the month at Clientele Art Studio in East Wheeling, WV.



465 Lodge Drive

Wheeling, WV



Stop by Wilson Lodge’s Lakeview Patio, overlooking the beautiful hills of Oglebay for live music with Jeff Suddoth from 7 – 10 p.m.


Sunday, July 24

Drop N’ Tennis


Grab your gear and head over to Oglebay’s Tennis Center for a friendly drop-in round robin.

Admission: $12 per person
Rental equipment available.

Drop ‘N Tennis admission is included with season tennis passes and activity wristbands!

Oglebay Tennis Center >
Activity Wristbands >


2pm-8pm Oglebay Park

Bundle the family fun at Par 3 Driving Range!

$25 per family includes unlimited golf and one bucket of balls after 2 p.m. every Sunday and the rental equipment is included!!!

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465 Lodge Drive, Wheeling, WV

7:00 pm  Free

Join us at Oglebay’s Anne Kuchinka Amphitheater for an evening of family fun and live music with Hoard & Jones (Country/Contemporary).

The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. with concessions, food trucks, an ice cream sundae bar, and kids activities in the Formal Gardens. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m.

In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be relocated to Glessner Auditorium in Wilson Lodge.

This FREE Sunday Funday Summer Concert Series features 10 performances from across the musical spectrum ranging from national Beatles tribute band Hard Days Night to the bluegrass sounds of Grammy-winning Michael Cleveland & The Flame Keepers.