We want to highlight some of the positive things going down in town this week to bring a smile to your face. Thank you to all the essential folks and helpers who are serving on the front lines and supporting our community! We have lots of exciting things going down this weekend including lots of spooktacular fun!
Fall Color Update
Thank you for sending in all of the beautiful fall photos. We have enjoyed seeing your adventures. With windy weather and rain, we have lost a lot of leaves, but we are still hanging on to little pops of color.
Virtual Halloween Decorating Contest & Costume Contest
This is your chance to get your Halloween on! We are looking for Fayetteville’s best-decorated house and business. Open to all Fayetteville residents sponsored by the Fayetteville Beautification Committee. To enter the decorating contest post a photo to our page and email [email protected] with your name, address, and phone number. Prizes will be awarded for first place and runner up. There be an additional category this year for most creative candy dispenser. for most creative Fayetteville will be decked out for Halloween providing a festive spooky backdrop for photo fun.
Virtual Costume Contest
Start planning your costumes now. Entries can be submitted October 26-31 at 11pm. Show off your 2020 Halloween costumes by posting a photo to our page or tag us @visitfayettevillewv.com.
Prizes will be awarded for best:
Winners will be announced and shared on our page the week of November 2nd.
The Lewis House Pumpkins
October 24-November 2
Lewis House Main Street Oak Hill
Take a short drive to our neighboring town of Oak Hill and see the Lewis House light up with pumpkins. The pumpkins will be lit up and on display on October 24th through November 2nd.
Live Music At Great Googly Moogly
Come hang out at the Great Googly Moogly every Wednesday from pm5-6pm. Brian & Drew from the kind Thieves will be playing live music out front of the store. This event is weather permitting.
Friday, October 30
Charlie’s Pub Halloween Party
We’re getting an early jump on the holiday so you can still go trick or treating on Halloween!! Come join us on Friday, Oct. 30 for a good old time featuring a special guest DJ and $200 in bar tabs to be given away for the costume contest!! Doors open at 4
Grab your ghoul friends for a spooktacular time in downtown Fayetteville with a night of shopping, eateries, and fun! Dress in costume and come out to shop after hours. Ghouls Night will take place on October 30th from 5pm-9pm. The Fayetteville Visitor Center is partnering up with the Fayette County Chamber to bring you Ghouls Night Out. Chamber members can pick up a wrist band that will score you extra treats during the evening.
Perk: Chamber members and their employees get a wristband for discounts or treats from participating businesses.
How: Stop by the Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center to get your wristbands from now until the 29th. Can’t make it? Stop by the Fayetteville CVB on October 30th for your wristbands!
You do not have to be a Chamber member to attend, but it is a perk. Masks are required.
Come out in costume and tag us at #visittheville to enter our Virtual Costume Contest.
Participating Stops: Stay tuned as we update the list.
Dunkin Donuts- Chamber perk free small coffee or donut
Fayetteville Visitor Center-Chamber perk sweet treat & Photo booth
Water Stone Outdoors
The Great Googly Moogly
Ace Adventure Gear
Thread-hosting Liana Dagmar singing in front of their store.
The Hobbit Hole
Pies & Pints-25% off perk chamber members with wristband
Out of the Ashes
The Pink Pig- hosting a pumpkin painting craft for up to 60 kids with treat bags outside with spaced seating. 5:30pm-7pm
Studio B Art Boutique Wine & Beer Gallery
The Freefolk Brewery-live music with Dina Hornbaker from 6pm-8pm outside. The Freefolk will be releasing their latest “Wild and Free” series brew, the ‘Virginia Big Eared Bat’, which is featuring the federally endangered species we have right here in WV. Part of those proceeds will be donated to the West Virginia Cave Conservancy. The beer is a butternut brown with roasted chicory, and we sourced the butternut from New Roots Farm. Freefolk will also be featuring a spiced hot cider that weekend to help keep folks warm, along with two firepits.
D & K Collectibles
New River Yoga- Donica Shaw will be reading cards at New River Yoga and Ariana Lowe will be doing chair massage.
Southside Junction Tap House – Say ” Ghouls Night” to the bartender to get $1 off all wine and drafts
Ghouls Night Stops
Saturday, October 31
Witches & Warlocks Bike/Walk
Join us for a spooktacular time for Fayetteville’s first ever pop up Witches & Warlocks Walk/Bike. It’s time to mask up and get out your hats, brooms, capes and more as costumes are highly encouraged. Come with your own coven on a self-guided adventure around town exploring haunted stops along the way. We are encouraging social distancing with map pick ups from 8am to 10am at the Fayetteville Visitor Center. Help us with our coat drive.We will have a bin collecting coat donations for Warm Hands Warm Hearts on the Visitor Center porch. A big thanks to our grand supremes Ally McAllister & Melanie Seiler Hames for coming up with creative ways to get people active outdoors and organizing the Halloween fun!
Fayetteville Farmers Market This Saturday
The Fayette County Farmers Market will be set up in the Fayette Courthouse Parking lot for this Saturday from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Come stock up on a variety of fresh goodies from breads to veggies and meats.Yoga On The Gorge Adventures On The Gorge
Trick or Treat
The Town of Fayetteville Trick or Treating time will be from 6pm-8pm on Saturday, October 31, 2020. It will be left up to the homeowner and parent on whether or not to participate
Saxual Halloween Ace Adventure Resort
Spend Halloween with Saxquacth Saxual Heal-O-Ween at Ace Adventure Resort!
featuring SaxsquatchPlus …
Litz (Late Night)
The Company Stores
Three’s Company Blues
DJ Kitana (Tweeners+late night)SATURDAY OCTOBER 31, 2020
CONCERT AREA GATES 4PM (MAINSTAGE)18 & Up to EnterTICKET OPTIONS: (ONLY 200 TICKETS SOLD)
PODS SOLD IN 2,4,6,8. Picnic Tables are included in 4,6,8 people pods.WHAT’S INCLUDED:
– Pod w/ Picnic Table ( 2 tables in the 8 person pod)
– ACE Camping Pass (1 site per every 2 people in a pod)
– Saxsquatch branded COVID Mask+ Sanitizer
– Saxsquatch branded Hand Sanitizer
Must Be The Season of The Witch Our House Grill & Pub at Cantrells
Come dressed in your best witch garb and you will receive $2.00 Off Everything!! Gather your Coven and we will see you on Oct 31st!
Maggie’s Pub Disney Halloween
Join us here at Maggie’s for a Disney Halloween party! Dress as your favorite Disney character (tons to choose from) and join in the fun! Prizes for best costumes and so much fun to be had. Let the MAGIC flow and let’s make Maggie’s the best place on Earth this Halloween. CHEERS! Starts at
Sunday, November 1
The gnomes are back and taking over town. Embark on a scavenger hunt to track down Fayetteville’s gnomes to score a little prize.
Pop Up Brunch at The Freefolk Brewery
Come get your brunch on!! Special hours this Sunday from 11am – 2pm. Come by and get a
Bloody Mary and dig into the deliciousness that is pumpkin waffles!
Sunday Fun Day at Pinheads
Lodging Highlight: Backyard Envy
This beautiful large home is located within a short walk to the center of downtown Fayetteville and the New River Gorge Bridge. With 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and plenty of extra space throughout the house, you will find everything you need for a relaxing vacation. With its central location and outdoor living areas, this house is a one-of-a-kind luxury rental in the center of town. Use of the hot tub is included with week-long rentals, and available for shorter rentals with a cleaning fee.
This modern home has a stunning, private back yard and screened-in porch where guests can enjoy their time together outdoors on the days or evenings they stay home. It also has two living areas and a room with a desk and floor space for yoga practice to allow guests to spread out while indoors. The kitchen has an awesome gas stove with a double oven that makes cooking for a group a breeze. The indoor dining table seats eight in a family dinner-friendly configuration, and there are three more dining areas on the deck and the screened-in porch.
New River Gorge Creative Residency
***CALLING ALL CREATIVES***Applications for the 2021 New River Gorge Creative Residency are due November 1, 2020! Last week to apply.
Share Your Stories
We want to see your adventures in Fayetteville, share your adventures by tagging us at #visittheville.