Winter Events and Activities in Greater Morgantown

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow

Miss the days of being a kid and playing outside on a snow day? Luckily, the fun doesn’t have to stop during wintertime! If you enjoy cold temperatures and snowy hillsides, Greater Morgantown has plenty of events and activities to keep the whole family entertained this season.



January 9: Surround Yourself in Snow at Clinton Library! There will be stories, songs, crafts, and snacks! Two sessions: 10:30am and 5:30pm. Children of all ages are welcome and no registration is required.

January 11: Stop into Modern Homestead for their January Cozy Dinner filled with a seasonal menu the whole family can enjoy. It’s $35.00 per person and $15 kids under 12. Call today to make a reservation.

January 13: Head to the West Virginia Botanic Garden for Winter Botany! Join naturalist Ellen Hrabovsky for a walk in the woods, rain or shine, to observe nature during the cold time of the year. Free for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

January 26: Triple S. Harley Davidson’s Annual Chili Cook-Off starting at 12:00pm (noon). Think you make the best chili? Take a break from the outdoors and enter the chili cook-off! It’s only $10 to enter your famous chili and winner will receive $500 cash prize.

February 1: Mylan Park is hosting the annual Bob Huggins Fish Fry, starting at 5:30pm, which benefits the Norma Mae Huggins Cancer Research Endowment Fund. Get your tickets today before they’re gone!

February 2: Head outdoors to the 2019 Toboggan Festival at Chestnut Ridge Park and Campground from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. Great fun for the whole family! Plus, it’s free!

February 2: Grab the entire family on Groundhog day for a Winter Family Walk at West Virginia Botanic Garden at 1:00pm. Free for WVBG members, $10 per family (suggested donation) for non-members.

February 9: Cabin Fever Craft Brew Festival, the towns annual indoor winter ber fest at Mylan Park from 12:00pm to 6:00pm. Grab an ice cold beer at this annual event featuring brews from around the Mountain State.

February 9: head to Downtown Morgantown from 6:00-9:00pm for the Art Crawl featuring local music, visual art, handmade goodies, fashion accessories and more! Click here for a list of participating stores.

February 22: Gardner Winter Music Festival at South Middle School. This year marks the 41st anniversary of this two-day old-time music festival filled with tons of fun dancing for all ages. Price ranges from $3-5.

February 23: Morgantown Polar Plunge “Freezin’ for a Reason” at 11:30am to support the Special Olympics of West Virginia. After the plunge, head to the Crab Shack to share plunge stories and enjoy some food and drinks!




(image via @BOPARC)

Plan a winter getaway in Greater Morgantown with friends or a loved one, such as renting out a cabin at Cooper’s Rock!

Ice skate at the ice arena at BOPARC (and use our Mountaineer Deal).

Cross country ski at Alpine Lake Resort!

Grab the family and go sledding at Chestnut Ridge Campground and Park!

Enjoy a winter hike at White Park with five miles of wooded trails.


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