Ready to make your Bridge Day weekend plans? Here’s a list of some of the best events happening around town this week and Bridge Day!
Midland Trail HS Show Choir Fundraiser At Secret Sandwich & The Grove
Join us in supporting Midland Trail High School Show Choir! Secret Sandwich Society and The Grove WV will donate 10% of sales from 5-10pm the MTHS Show Choir and the kids will perform a concert at 6pm in The Grove!
Group Ride Arrowhead Bike Farm
Grab your bike or rent a bike at Arrowhead Bike Farm for their weekly group ride.
Arrowhead Bike Farm 5:45 pm
Old Time Jam at The Freefolk Brewery
Taste of Bridge Day at Adventures on the Gorge
For 17 years the Canyon Rim Rotary Club, has organized the annual Taste Of Bridge Day festival. This is a family-friendly event that showcases the area’s finest restaurants and caterers, who offer samples of their menu specialties. The event allows thousands of visitors to enjoy wonderful food, local artwork, and live music.
5:00 TO 9:00 PM
Adventures on the Gorge, 219 Chestnutburg RD, Lansing WV 25862
The Hustle Souls at The Grove
Active Southern WV Bridge Day 5K Run
This is a running only event, point to point, and requires security procedures. In it’s 4th year, the Active SWV Bridge Day 5K RUN is a spectacular race 1,000 above the New River spanning a 3,033 foot bridge.
Full racer details here: https://activeswv.org/racerinfo/
The race finishes in downtown Historic Fayetteville and allows for time to visit the hundreds of vendors and base jumpers parachuting from the bridge span.
40th Bridge Day Ruby Anniversary
9am-3pm on the New River Gorge Bridge (Rt. 19 closed 7am to 5pm)
WHAT IS BRIDGE DAY?
Bridge Day is West Virginia’s largest single-day festival and one of the largest extreme sports events in the world. Held annually every third Saturday in October on the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayette County, West Virginia, this is the only day each year thousands of spectators can walk across the bridge and watch as serious BASE jumpers get their chance to fly 876 feet into the Gorge below and rappellers ascend and descend from the catwalk. Come and enjoy the view from the bridge, one of the best overlooks in the New River Gorge!
Fayette County Farmers Market & Vendor Market
312 N Court Street in the Fayetteville Visitor Center & Station Parking Lot
Come Stop by the Fayette County Farmers Market to stock up on delicious fresh goodies. The market will be hosting additional vendors for more shopping fun.
Bridge Day Car Show
Gorge gateway center Laurel Creek Rd.
Bridge Day Chili Cook-off & Craft Beer Festival
Downtown in front of the Fayette County Court House
Things are heating up in Fayetteville with the 11th Annual Bridge Day Chili Cook-off! Have fun at Bridge Day, then come to Historic Downtown Fayetteville, stop by to taste and to help judge some of the best chili samples from around the region from mild to wild! Admission and parking are FREE, but there is a charge for chili tasting tickets and beer tickets.
Enjoy incredible live music with Black Garlic, delicious chili, activities for the kids and more! Help us Crown this year’s Chili King or Queen with the Peoples choice vote, bead your favorite chef! Chili packets are sold in sets of 5 for $5. Each tasting takes 1 ticket (4oz bowls)
Driftwood with Darrell and Dave Southside Junction Tap House
Sarah Shook and the Disarmers with the Fabulous Brothers Steele at The Grove
Nightmare On The Gorge
Ace Adventure Resort
Haunted Hill Tram & Trail
Hawks Nest State Park