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Spring in West Virginia

Spring in West Virginia

Say goodbye to the winter blahs and hello to springtime in the Mountain State. Watch nature awakening on a peaceful mountain vista, or enjoy an unforgettable adventure on America’s best whitewater when rafting season starts in April.

RhododendronHundreds of species of spring wildflowers are in bloom in West Virginia’s woods, just waiting to be discovered by hikers and bikers exploring one of dozens of state parks.

Many communities celebrate the season with festivals (that feature everything from chocolate to ramps, Appalachian culture, and our Scottish heritage. For a list of these events, choose the "fairs and festivals" category in the Travel Planner.

Spring Events
  1. Taste of Parkersburg
    City: ParkersburgDate: May 30, 2015 5:00PM - 11:00PM

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  2. WV Strawberry Festival
    City: BuckhannonDate: May 9, 2015 - May 17, 2015

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  3. American Mountain Theater Premier 2-Hour Show - April
    City: ElkinsDate: Apr 17, 2015 - Apr 18, 2015

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  4. Capitol City Biker Bash
    City: CharlestonDate: Jun 11, 2015 - Jun 13, 2015


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  5. American Mountain Theater Gospel Series
    City: ElkinsDate: May 17, 2015

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  6. West Virginia Botanic Garden Successful Container Gardening Workshop
    City: MorgantownDate: May 9, 2015

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