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Tourism Media Adventure Advisory
  1. August 12, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory Aug. 18-31

    The West Virginia Division of Tourism produces this media advisory with the help of other agencies and tourism businesses across the Mountain State. If you are an event organizer or promoter and would like to submit an event to our calendar at www.gotowv.com, send email to Tourism.Listings@wv.gov. Aug. 21-23: Camp Barefoot 8 Music and Art Festival, Bartow 800-336-7009 http://www.campbarefoot.org/...

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  2. July 9, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory July 21 – Aug. 3

    Jackson County Junior Fair: July 21-26, Cottageville Located at the Fairgrounds near Cottageville, the Jackson County Junior Fair is one of West Virginia's largest and well attended county fairs. Make your plans today and enjoy entertainment for the whole family -- featuring farm fresh produce, outstanding food, carnival rides, ATV races, truck and tractor pulls, horse shows, live...

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  3. June 27, 2014
    Tourism Adventure Media Advisory July 7-20

    Pioneer Days: July 9-13, Marlinton Music, games, and demonstrations highlight the event that many come “back home” to celebrate. Attractions and activities will include: craft and quilt show, food vendors, carnival, flea market, horseshoe pitching, parades, youth events, contests, demonstrations, antique car show, Saturday pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. – 11 a.m., truck and tractor pull,...

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News Releases
  1. January 30, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) Encourages Exploration of State's Culinary Offerings

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 30, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) encouraged visitors and residents to explore the state’s culinary offerings and highlighted the 10th Annual Cast...

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  2. January 22, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) Unveils 2015 Official State Travel Guide

    WILLIAMSTOWN, West Virginia (January 21, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), joined by the Greater Parkersburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, local businesses, and travelers, unveiled the...

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  3. January 22, 2015
    Nominations Requested for National Sesquicentennial Leadership Recognition Award

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 22, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) encourages sesquicentennial committees and organizations that hosted or organized celebrations to submit...

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  4. January 16, 2015
    Division of Tourism (GoToWV) Encourages Industry Partners to Participate in West Virginia Adventure Day at the Legislature

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 15, 2015) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism (GoToWV) encourages industry partners to participate in West Virginia Adventure Day at the Legislature on Monday,...

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  5. January 8, 2015
    West Virginia Division of Tourism Hosts Go Outside and Ski in Celebration of Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (January 8, 2015) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism (GoToWV), in collaboration with Governor Tomblin, the West Virginia Ski Areas Association, Winterplace Ski Resort...

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  6. December 31, 2014
    West Virginia Division of Tourism to Kick Off 2015 with “You Remind Me of West Virginia” Photo Contest

    20 finalists to be invited to special performance by Wyatt Turner, seven grand-prize winners to be announced     CHARLESTON, West Virginia (December 31, 2014) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism...

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  7. December 23, 2014
    Adventure Advisory: Ringing In the New Year

    Dec. 22, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Andrea Bond 304-957-9347 Andrea.B.Bond@wv.gov Adventure Advisory: Ringing In the New Year The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by...

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  8. December 12, 2014
    West Virginia Division of Tourism to Host “Go Outside and Ride the Train”

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia (Dec. 12, 2014) – The West Virginia Division of Tourism today will host “Go Outside and Ride the Train” at the South Side Depot in Grant County, West Virginia.  Following an...

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  9. November 20, 2014
    Adventure Advisory: Holiday Festivities

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by the West Virginia Division of Tourism, highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted at...

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  10. November 14, 2014
    West Virginia Division of Tourism Hosts “Go Outside and See the Lights” in Ohio County

    Division highlights Winter Festival of Lights and holiday light displays throughout West Virginia   HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAY PHOTO GALLERY: http://bit.ly/GoSeetheLights   CHARLESTON, West Virginia ...

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