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June 17 - June 19

Canaan Valley Resort State Park will celebrate the Annual WV Days Celebration. The weekend’s events will feature civil war re-enactments, authentic encampment, plus battlefield demonstrations, presented by the Barbour Grays from Philippi, WV; 1st. West Virginia Calvary Company “C”, the 140th Volunteers from Green County, PA, and the WV Light Artillery. These volunteers bring history to life for all to see. Family oriented – see women, service men and children dressed in period clothing.

Friday, June 17
6 pm – 8 pm
Encampment Opens – Tour the grounds and learn how soldiers and their families lived during these times of war.
9 am – 5 pm
Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds
5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm
WagonRide/Marshmallow Roast Take an evening wagon ride through the park, and enjoy an old fashioned campfire complete with marshmallow roast. *Register in the Beech Club, meet in front of Main Lodge.
Fee charged: Adult $7 / Jr. $4 (ages 6-12).
*Small children are free w/parents.

Saturday, June 18
9 am – 8 pm
Encampment Open
9 am – 5 pm
Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds
10 am – 4:30 pm
Field Games and Crafts
12 pm & 5:30 pm
Skirmish Demonstration (re-enactment of Civil War battles).
5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm
WagonRide/Marshmallow Roast See details above.

Sunday, June 19
9 am – 12 pm
Encampment Open
9 am – 4:30 pm
Kettle Corn and Pork Rinds
12 pm
Skirmish Demonstration
WV Irish Road Bowling – meet at the intersection of the Main Lodge

See our event Flyer (PDF).

David N. Vance

Recreation Manager
[email protected]


June 17
June 19


Canaan Resort

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