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Visit the links below to learn more and like our City of Welch/CoalTown USA Facebook page.  To plan your visit or learn about other great regional events, check out the calendar on the McDowell County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

CoalFields Cookoff, the WV State BBQ Championships the second weekend in June. Follow us on Facebook or Instagram or download our Flyer.

CoalTown Beach Bash

Get ready for some family fun in the sand and sun in Downtown Welch, WV, Saturday, July 4th to celebrate Independence Day weekend! CoalTown Beach Bash festivities include family activities, games, free watermelon, bouncy houses for the kids, beach music, vendors and fireworks at 9:30 PM.

Vendor Registration
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The CoalTown Fall Festival is typically held the third weekend in September.  However, to accommodate the carnival, this year's festival will be September 20-23, 2024  (Wednesday-Saturday). Download Festival Flyer  Free Street Vendor Registration

Haunted Hayride

The Haunted Hayride is generally held the 2, 3 and 4th weekends of October. Proceeds benefit the Local Volunteer Fire Dept.

The United States longest continuously running Veteran's Day Parade. This year will be the 105 Veteran's Day Parade

National Coal Miners Day

Honor McDowell County Coal Miners with celebrations, proclamations, and more.  Check out our gallery of honor on the home page of the CoalTown, USA website.

CoalTown Christmas

Join us for several holiday activities in Coaltown USA! We have a parade, tree lighting, trolley rides, Christmas market, decorating contests and more! Download the 2023 Schedule of Events flyer

Click here to purchase the Trolley Express Ride and Polar Express Movie tickets-$10 per person

Sunday, Dec 3, & Sunday, Dec 10, Pick up at 1pm, Welch Armory Parking Lot

New Years Eve Coal Drop

Ring In the New Year in downtown Welch... vendors, entertainment, karaoke, and fireworks. Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023 downtown Welch, WV!

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