NEXT EVENT → Waffles on Veterans Day - 11 November 2019

Welcome to the new Rowlesburg.info website

Take your time to find all there is to know about this town tucked away in the mountains.

Known for festivals, events, park, gardens and .... "A river runs through it...."


Rome was not build in one day .... neither will this mobile friendly website.

Adding information takes time and will be published "as we go".

Recurring events will be updated as new information is submitted.


Come back soon if your didn't find what you were looking for.

Last site  update 10/29/2019

Festivals and Events are listed below - Click on the photo to find out more.

Only links to pages that have been created will work. We are still updating the site. Check back please.

FESTIVALS

RIVER CITY FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

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MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

Experience the Arts, Enjoy the Entertainment!

LABOR DAY FESTIVAL & OX ROAST

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LABOR DAY WEEKEND

A weekend of fun with something for everyone!


WEST VIRGINIA CHESTNUT FESTIVAL

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SUNDAY OF COLUMBUS DAY WEEKEND

Honoring the Great American Chestnut Tree.
Exploring our Roots.

FOOD and FUN

DANCES

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Shake a leg, enjoy the music, BYOB and snacks.

It's always a fun social event!

WEEKEND LUNCHES

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SATURDAY & SUNDAY

From May through October

MONTHLY DINNERS

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Join us for a delicious buffet dinner and we guarantee you will come back!

SPECIAL EVENTS

EASTER EGG HUNT

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Bring your kids to the Rowlesburg Park for a few hours of fun!

COMMEMORATION DAY

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LAST SATURDAY IN JUNE

A day to recognize and honor soldiers and veterans of all US Wars & Conflicts.

VETERANS DAY

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11 NOVEMBER

Join us for scrumptious BELGIAN  WAFFLES.

Authentic Belgian recipe from grandma!

CHRISTKINDLEMART

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SECOND SATURDAY IN DECEMBER

 Enjoy a variety of live music & carolers while you shop for Christmas related items and gifts.

Soups, weisswurst and gluhwein available today.

CHRISTMAS FLUTOPIA

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SUNDAY AFTER THE CHRISTKINDLMART

Free concert - A hat is passed around.

Any flutists interested in playing can contact Janet Szilagyi - jlsz@aol.com

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Rowlesburg - Spirit of the Mountains

Name of the Town  

Rowlesburg is a town and former coal town along the Cheat River 

in Preston County, West Virginia.

 

It was incorporated as a town in 1858 and named for 

Thomas Rowle, a railroad engineer.


Nature and History

Rowlesburg is tucked away in the Cheat River Valley surrounded by majestic hills, rising on all sides from the banks of the beautiful Cheat River. October is Autumn Glory month. In 2005, the Downtown Rowlesburg Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


All Year Round!

Rowlesburg is known for its festivals, Civil War and railroad history, outdoor activities, antiques, dinners & dances. It has become a tourist destination. Travelers come from across the U.S. to raft and fish the “wild and wonderful” Cheat River for Rainbow Trout and Bass. 


Never been to Rowlesburg?  

Plan a visit during one of the events and you will experience the genuine friendliness and hospitality.  

Once you've been here we hope you come back with friends and family!

Rowlesburg, Preston  County's single or multiple day destination. 

A unique experience awaits!

History & More

Facts about Rowlesburg

Dates in History

Then & Now Photo Gallery

The Flood of 1985

Churches

Organizations

On Trac Community since 2009

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Economic Vitality - Design 

Promotion - Organization

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Revitalization 

Revitalization Committee (RRC)