Welcome to Watoga Art in the Park

Labor Day weekend – September 2 & 3
at one of West Virginia’s favorite state parks – Watoga.

The Weekend’s Activities

Workshops

Visitors of all ages will have the opportunity to participate in classes covering pottery, pastel, water color and acrylic painting, blacksmithing, mask making,as well wood working.

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Nature Activities

Including an Owl Prowl on Saturday, constructing owl and other bird houses, walks and hikes to identify birds, trees, and check out the unique ecosystem that is Watoga State Park. You’ll be able to take home a piece of art that you made!

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Shopping

Find the perfect gift for someone special or yourself.

Entertainment

We’re offering exceptional music and live entertainment as well as wonderful food made by folks who live nearby.

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Find out more by checking the tabs above. Artists and food vendors, go there too to secure your application and rules…yes, we have to have rules. If necessary, shuttle services will be available from the swimming pool parking lot to the event on Stable Access Road.

Want to showcase your work?

We’re accepting submissions for following categories

Basketry

Clay

Digital Art

Drawing

Fiber

Glass

Jewelry

Leather

Metal

2-D Mixed Media

3-D Mixed Media

Painting

Photography

Printmaking

Sculpture

Wood

Thank you to our generous sponsors

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Dramas, Fairs, & Festivals

Food Vendors

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Activities at the Watoga Art in the Park event are informal, family friendly and open to the public. The main entrance and access to vendor tents and instruction workshop sites are accessible to persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to attend and special accommodations can be arranged.