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West Virginia State Folk Festival

Music, Heritage, and Appalachian  Culture

Bring the whole family to the WV State Folk Festival, beginning every third Thursday in June.  There’s something fun for everyone, even your furry family members!

Kids’ activities are sponsored by local community volunteers and business owners.

Be sure to stop by the Country Store for your 2018 Folk Festival brochure which includes a schedule of events and a map of Downtown Glenville.  Most Children’s events will take place at the Square Dance Platform unless otherwise stated. 

Thursday Events—Square Dance 101, Festival Scavenger Hunt: ongoing, pick up at the information booth, NEW Kid's ongoing game tent, including Checkers, Yardzee and other classic favorites.


Friday Events-- Little Kanawha River Trail FF Float in Brooklyn, tentative Bonfire to follow,  Festival Scavenger Hunt Continued


Saturday Events— Pet Show- all pets must be on leashes, Spelling Bee, Talent Show at Trinity United Methodist Church following the Gospel Sing. Turn in FF Scavenger Hunt at Info. Booth BEFORE evening square dance.


Sunday Events – Little Kanawha River Trail Kayak Raffle and 4-H Duck Race at the town bridge to follow.  Purchase tickets for both events NOW through Saturday evening. 
Pet Show
Turtle Race winner
Baby Belle Pageant
Spelling Bee Winner
Spelling Bee
Square Dance 101
Square Dance 101
Teen Volunteers

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West Virginia State Folk Festival, Inc.

P.O. Box 362

Glenville, WV 26351

304-462-9644