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White Sulphur Springs

White Sulphur Springs


  • White Sulphur Springs is home to The Greenbrier, one of the country’s most luxurious and exclusive resorts.
  • Located within the town is the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Center engaged in world-class research of mussels and fish found in West Virginia rivers and streams.
  • The town is home to Oakhurst Links, which dates back to 1884 and is the oldest established golf club in the United States.
  • White Sulphur Springs is the gateway to the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia’s renowned outdoor playground.

Signature Events:

  • The Dandelion Festival occurs each Memorial Day weekend in celebration of the “determination and strength” of the dandelion. Activities include music, dancing, food, games, dandelion wine tasting and an art show. Contests include a fishing derby, hot dog eating contest, wild turkey calling content and mud bog.
  • The 1862 Battle of Dry Creek is reenacted the third weekend in August by the White Sulphur Springs Rifles. Held at Greenbrier State Forest, the event also includes a ladies tea, a dress parade, tactical, artillery live shoot and a Ball. For details, visit www.battleofdrycreek.com.
  • The Fresh Water Folk Festival is held the first weekend in October each year at the Federal Fish Hatchery. The festival celebrates our nation’s fish, wildlife and natural resources. The day includes music, dancing, activities and food. For more information, visit www.freshwaterfolkfestival.org.
  • The Fall Fling also takes place the first weekend in October in coordination with the Fresh Water Folk Festival. Activities include music, dancing, food and multiple class reunions of White Sulphur Springs High School.

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    Program Manager:

    Main Street
    White Sulphur Springs
    P.O. Box 130
    White Sulphur Springs, WV 24986
    Population: 2,315
    (304) 536-5060