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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. September 1, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Fall Fair Days

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  2. August 20, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Releases Real. Wheeling and Ohio Valley Vignette

    New video is fourth in a series of regional vignettes produced as part of the Real. Campaign Real. VIDEO: https://youtu.be/3oazAa0XIIg CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful...

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  3. August 20, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Seeks Nominations for 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards

    Entry deadline September 10, 2015 CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia seeks nominations for the 2015 Stars of the Industry Awards. Winners will be recognized...

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  4. August 20, 2015
    Registration Open for 2015 Governor's Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

    Event October 25-28, 2015 at Oglebay Resort and Conference Center CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 19, 2015) – Registration is now open for the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism: Real. Wild,...

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  5. August 17, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Culture, Crafts and Communities

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  6. August 14, 2015
    Governor Tomblin proclaims August 15-22, 2015 West Virginia Craft Beer Week

    Participants encouraged to submit events to http://wvcbw.com/#contact Proclamation:   Click to enlarge CHARLESTON, West Virginia (August 13, 2015) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin proclaimed August 15...

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  7. August 4, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Festival Fun

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  8. July 28, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia Announces Search for West Virginia's Next Generation of Talented Chefs

    Nominations sought for Rising Star Chefs to compete in the 2016 Cast Iron Cook-Off® Nomination Form: download CHARLESTON, West Virginia (July 28, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia today ...

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  9. July 21, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Heritage

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are...

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  10. July 17, 2015
    The GoToWV Team Encourages Folks to Eat Local and Share Experience with #wveats

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia – The GoToWV team encourages folks to eat local this weekend in celebration of West Virginia Restaurant Week and share their Real. culinary experiences on social media using ...

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  11. July 13, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful WV Kicks Off Restaurant Week with Launch of "101 Unique Places to Dine"

    Launch coincides with release of latest Real. campaign vignette featuring Braxton and Lewis Counties. Video: http://bit.ly/BraxtonLewis 101 BADGE: Download “101 Unique Places to Dine” PDF:...

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  12. July 1, 2015
    GOVERNOR TOMBLIN PROCLAIMS JULY 13-19, 2015 WV RESTAURANT WEEK, WHICH COINCIDES WITH LAUNCH OF “101 UNIQUE PLACES TO DINE” GUIDE

    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia encourages local restaurants to participate in celebration Proclamation:  (Click to enlarge) Submit a Special: GoToWV.com/events/wv-restaurant-week/submit ...

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  13. June 30, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia hosts state Junior Golfers during The Greenbrier Classic

    Above: Junior golfer Samuel Romine of Martinsburg chats with his father, who is caddying for him. Photo courtesy of Wild, Wonderful West Virginia. LEWISBURG, West Virginia (June 29, 2015) – Two...

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  14. June 30, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia announces winning #GoToWV_InstaMeet submissions

    Five participants receive Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia T-shirts designed by Kin Ship Goods   TOP 5 SUBMISSIONS:      (Click on each to view on Instagram) ...

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  15. June 26, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful WV Releases Jefferson County Vignette

    New video is next in a series of regional vignettes produced as part of the Real. campaign Real. Jefferson County Video: View CHARLESTON, West Virginia (June 26, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West ...

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  16. June 24, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA, CHARLESTON CVB AND FESTIVALL CHARLESTON TO HOST INSTAMEET JUNE 27

    Five InstaMeet participants will be selected to receive Real. Wild, Wonderful West Virginia T-shirts designed by Kin Ship Goods   CHARLESTON, West Virginia (June 24, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful...

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  17. June 19, 2015
    WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA TO LAUNCH Real. WILD, WONDERFUL WEST VIRGINIA CAMPAIGN, CONTEST JUNE 20

    Welcome Centers to host events with Real. West Virginia flair June 20 30 SEC VIDEO CLIP: Download BANNER GRAPHICS: Download EDITORIAL: Download LOGO:Download PHOTO GALLERY:...

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  18. June 16, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Let Freedom Ring

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  19. June 8, 2015
    Adventure Advisory: Welcome Summer

    The Adventure Advisory, prepared and distributed by Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV), highlights some of the many activities happening across the Mountain State. Additional listings are posted...

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  20. June 6, 2015
    Wild, Wonderful West Virginia “Takes a Hike” to Celebrate National Trails Day

    GoToWV team, Greater Parkersburg CVB, WV State Parks hike at North Bend State Park CAIRO, West Virginia (June 6, 2015) – Wild, Wonderful West Virginia (GoToWV) in collaboration with the Greater...

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