New Year’s Celebrations & Things to Do Fayetteville
There is still time to book a weekend getaway to Fayetteville to ring in the New Year. Get pampered in one of Fayetteville’s Bed and Breakfast Inns, or get away and enjoy a tranquil stay in a cozy cabin. Fayetteville has something for everyone to help you ring in the New Year. You can enjoy a champagne toast at midnight or dance the night away with several New Year’s events to choose from. Maybe you are more of a thrill seeker; join us for Fayetteville’s Annual Polar Plunge into the New River on New Year’s Day. Or rejuvenate with a First Day Hike in the gorge.
New Year’s Eve Parties & Events
New Year’s Eve Party with Big Ugly Elliott’s Whitewater Bar & Grill
Start your evening off with a prime rib dinner for two for $39.99 at Elliott’s Whitewater Bar & Grill. Bring in the New Year with entertainment from ” Big Ugly”, Dave Willis and enjoy a champagne toast at midnight. Stay overnight on-site at the New River Quality Inn with nice deals on new years packages and enjoy a free continental breakfast in the morning.
New Year’s Eve Adventures on the Gorge
Adventures On The Gorge and The Company Stores invite you to ring in 2019 with phenomenal modern rock music, exquisite food and craft drinks underneath the stars on the rim of the New River Gorge in West Virginia.
Tickets cost $39 after December 25, which includes appetizers and champagne toast. Cash bar is also available (credit cards accepted).
You can stay in the heart of Fayetteville and play on the edge of the New River Gorge. Adventures on the Gorge will be offering a free shuttle service included with your ticket New Year’s Eve. The Memorial Building in Fayetteville right across from the Historic Morris Harvey House Bed and Breakfast is one of the main stops. You can also talk to your driver to request stops on the main loop including Lafayette Flats, and many of the vacation rentals in town.
New Year’s Eve Leather & Lace Party at Monkey’s Uncle Bar & Grill
The party starts at 9 pm with DJ Frankenstein with a leather and lace themed New Year’s Eve Party at Monkey’s Uncle Bar & Grill. No Cover!
Things to Do
Lacy’s Lights at the Fayette County Park
Looking for fun for the whole family? Take a drive through the impressive wonderland of winter lights at the Fayette County Park The last night to check out the lights is December 30th.
Active Southern West Virginia First Day Hike
Join Active Southern West Virginia on their First Day Hike. Connect some of the trails at Ace Adventure Resort in Oak Hill on a 6-mile loop with Community Captain Levi. Meet at the Welcome Center at ACE Resort at 10 AM. Make being active a part of your New Years resolution.
Directions to ACE Adventure Resort:
Take (East) Main St. exit off of Rt 19
At the stop sign turn right if coming from Beckley, turn left if coming from Fayetteville.
Take the first left (directly across from the Little General – BP Gas Station
You can also stop by the visitor center and pick up a trail map and we can help you plan your own First Day Hike with an abundance of trails to choose from!
New Year’s Day Polar Swim
UPDATE ON POLAR SWIM: DUE TO HIGH WATER LEVELS AND FLOODING THE POLAR SWIM IS CANCELED
Dive into the New Year with Fayetteville’s Polar Swim. Every year locals gather at Fayette Station on New Year’s Day for a dip in the New River at 1 pm. Participants must sign a liability waiver before the swim. Waivers will be on site.
Fayetteville is all dolled up for the holidays. Stop in one of our local coffee shops to warm up while you stroll around town. Fayetteville has a variety of unique shops, from boutiques, adventure gear shops, antique stores, and more. You will also want to take advantage of our awesome restaurants, several Fayetteville Restaurants topped the Best of West Virginia List for 2018.
New Year’s Day Bridge Walk
If more adventure is your resolution we can help you get started. Book a New Year’s Day Bridge Walk at a special New Year’s price of $49. Bridge Walk has added a “can’t miss” event. At noon, with an extra Bridge Walk tour and you’ll get to view the spectacular Fayette State Polar Bear Plunge high above the frigid water. It was a hit last year…..bring your camera and zoom in on the fun….without the frostbite!
Winter Place Ski Resort is just a 45-minute drive from Fayetteville.
New River Gorge Epic Escape
If you are feeling up for a challenge test yourself at the New River Gorge Epic Escape Game.
Where to Stay
You still have time to book a New Year’s getaway. Take advantage of winter rates and get rejuvenated to take on the new year.