Fairs & Festivals
Because sometimes, you just need some cotton candy.
ATV riders heaven! Held the Saturday before Labor Day each year. Mud pit, poker run, horseshoe pitching contest, live entertainment and more. Sponsored by the Webster Springs Volunteer Fire Department.
The annual cook-off is held Columbus Day weekend in October each year. Burgoo is a highly seasoned stew made of any combination of fowl, game, other meats and vegetables. There are cash prizes for the tastiest burgoo stews and apple pies. There is also a scarecrow contest, children’s activities, applebutter making, pumpkin painting, arts … Continue reading Burgoo Cook-Off
The Holly River Festival is held annually on Labor Day Weekend at Holly River State Park. It is a family oriented festival featuring arts, crafts, cake walks, games, apple butter making, hay rides, music and more. The Festival is a joint project of the Holly River State Park and the Holly River State Park Foundation.
Come and view the beautiful holiday decor, watch the Christmas Parade and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus. Many merchants offer extended store hours and other special events from December 1 – December 31. Sponsored by the Webster Springs Main Street and the Town of Addison (Webster Springs).
“Faugh a ballach!” rings through the air as Irish road bowlers get ready to throw the 28 oz. steel ball down Holly River State Park roads. This sport for all ages is played out annually in October in this scenic setting.
The Webster County Fair is held Labor Day weekend each year at Camp Caesar. Enjoy Gambill Amusement rides, 4-H exhibits, country store, live stock exhibits, arts and crafts, food vendors, live music and more.
The Webster County Nature Tour is held annually, the first weekend of May. Explore wildflowers and other wonders of nature. Walking and driving tours of scenic areas of Webster County are conducted, along with evening entertainment. Tours range from very rugged to easy walking – participants choose the tour in which they’ll participate. Lodging is … Continue reading Webster County Nature Tour
Memorial Day weekend brings the Webster County Woodchopping Festival, where the “Southeastern US World Championship Woodchopper” title is won. The festival has grown out of a long timbering heritage from which has come some of the finest woodchoppers and lumbermen in the world. The choppers come from as near as the scenic mountains of Webster … Continue reading Webster County Woodchopping Festival
In early April each year, whitewater enthusiasts from across the United States converge on Webster County for the Webster Wildwater Weekend River Festival. The downriver race features plenty of whitewater action on the Elk River. The awards party on Saturday evening features live music, river videos and good times for all. Paddlers also can participate … Continue reading Webster Wildwater Weekend