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Welcome to WV Coal Festival, where tradition meets community spirit and celebrates the heart of West Virginia's heritage. Established with a vision to honor the state's rich coal mining legacy and foster a sense of togetherness, WV Coal Festival stands as a beacon of unity in our beloved community.

Our Heritage:

At WV Coal Festival, Inc., we take pride in preserving and promoting the historical significance of coal mining in West Virginia. Our festival pays homage to the hardworking miners and their families, acknowledging their contributions to the growth of our region.

Community Unity:

More than just a festival, we are a community-driven organization. Through events, parades, and cultural exhibits, we create an atmosphere of unity, bridging generations and fostering camaraderie among residents and visitors alike. Our aim is to strengthen the bonds that make our community unique and resilient.

Educational Initiatives:

WV Coal Festival is committed to education. We organize workshops, seminars, and outreach programs to raise awareness about the coal mining industry's historical, economic, and environmental impact. By sharing knowledge, we empower future generations to understand the importance of their heritage.

Cultural Celebrations:

Throughout the year, we host a variety of cultural events, showcasing local talent, arts, crafts, and culinary delights. These celebrations not only highlight the artistic prowess of our community members but also provide a platform for local businesses to thrive.

Supporting Local Economy:

WV Coal Festival is dedicated to supporting the local economy. By promoting tourism and encouraging entrepreneurship, we contribute to the growth of businesses in our area. We believe in the potential of our community and work tirelessly to create opportunities for economic development.

Join Us:

Whether you're a history enthusiast, a cultural connoisseur, or someone simply looking to enjoy good company and vibrant festivities, WV Coal Festival, Inc. welcomes you with open arms. Join us in celebrating the spirit of West Virginia, where tradition, unity, and community pride come together in a spectacular showcase of heritage and harmony.

At WV Coal Festival, Inc., we invite you to be part of our story, where every moment is a testament to the enduring legacy of our region. Together, we continue to shine a light on the past while paving the way for a brighter future.

West Virginia Coal Festival Officers

James “Buddy” Hudson Madison

President/Director/ Vendor Coordinator

Judy Sanders Madison

Vice President/ Assistant Director/

Vendor Coordinator

Tommy Mullins Danville


Valerie Vickers Danville


Board Members

Jimbo Clendenin Racine

Mining Equipment Director

Heather Clay Charleston

Social Media Director/ Publicist


Heather Clay Charleston

Beauty Pageant Director

Crystal Cook Madison

Parade Director

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