Fireworks display in Thomas, West Virginia

July 4th Holiday Itineraries While Visiting Canaan Valley and Tucker County

Windfest over July 4th Weekend at Canaan Valley Resort

Kite enthusiasts head to Canaan Valley Resort every year for the annual Windfest kite derby July 5th - 7th. On site is a professional kiting club showing off a wide variety of high fliers. Kites are also on site for sale so everyone can participate.

Fireworks over 4th of July in Thomas, West Virginia

Thomas, WV Fireworks display occurs on the Saturday after July 4th every year. This years show begins July 6th just after dark and Front Street in Thomas is the place to watch. This is Tucker County’s only fireworks display.

4th of July 5k race in Thomas, West Virginia

Come and run through the streets of historic Thomas, WV. This is the inaugural Mountaineer Days 5K Run/ 2K Walk. Enjoy the morning run and spend the rest of your weekend during the annual Mountaineer Days festival.

4th of July on the Cheat River near Davis, West Virginia

Float the Cheat River Trail by inner tube, kayak, or canoe. For real river excitement the entire family can enjoy check out whitewater rafting the Cheat Narrows. Blackwater Outdoor Adventures is the outfitter that does it all.

Mountaineer Days July 4th parade in Thomas, West Virginia

Firemen’s Parade and Water Battle in downtown Thomas. Saturday is an all-day affair beginning with the Firemen’s Parade at 11:00 am. From there, street vendors to live music will keep you entertained up to the beginning of the fireworks display.

Celebrate July 4th in Canaan Valley with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

Free outdoor concert with the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra at Canaan Valley Resort State Park Sunday July 7th. The annual Celebration of the Arts concert is held at the parks ski area the Sunday after the fireworks in Thomas. Doors open at 1:00 pm and music begins at 3:00 pm.

Purple Fiddle In Thomas, West Virginia is the place to be of the 4th of July holiday.

Live music over the 4th of July week in West Virginia begins with The Purple Fiddle. Non-stop shows the week before and after the holiday. Since we celebrate July 4th on a Saturday, the fiddle offers free afternoon shows all day long and ends with a knock out headliner after the fireworks show.

$th of July Celebrations in Thomas West Virginia Corn Hole Tournament

Corn Hole Tournament Friday evening at 6:00 pm in Thomas with live music to go along. Sign up with the Mountaineer Days Organization.

Horseback Riding in Canaan Valley

Take in the views by horseback with Mountain Trail Rides or Double S Stable, both are located in Canaan Valley. Trips can be one hour to a full day in the saddle. Kid friendly also.