Avalonfest

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Country and Region United StatesWest Virginia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Paw Paw, West Virginia, USA
Festival Contact Information

Avalon Resort and Community
RR 1 Box 315
Paw Paw, West Virginia 25434 USA
Phone: +01 304 947 5600
Email: avalonfest@avalon-resort.com

Festival Description

August 2012 brings the 15th annual Avalonfest to Avalon Resort. The music/arts/crafts festival runs from Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12. For three days live music from the stage on the front lawn is the showcase of the festival. An eclectic mix of music combined with a large Vendor Marketplace and all the amenities of Avalon Resort add up to a fun weekend. Keep up-to-date on the schedule of performers as well as the schedule of activites by checking the Avalon fest page at www.avalon-resort.com . Avalon Resort is ‘Your getaway to the friendliest clothing-optional resort!’. Various camping and lodging options are available for you or your group. Come rock your socks off and join us for the fun as we rock throughout the day and into the night at Avalon Resort, ‘Your getaway to the friendliest clothing-optional resort!’.

There will be free tent camping with the purchase of 3-day fest tickets. For information call the office at (304) 947-5600 or email information@avalon-resort.com. Better yet, stay the weekend since a variety of lodging and camping options exist. Avalon Resort is a full service resort with a restaurant, bars, indoor & outdoor pools, hot tubs, a spa offering therapeutic massage, hiking trails and an assortment of other amenities. Lodging options include lodge rooms, a 2 BR cabin, condos and camping. Campsites vary from full-hookups (w/e/s, 50- and 30-amp) for trailers and RVs, sites with partial hookups (w/e), and primitive sites for tent camping. Check the Avalon Resort website http://www.avalon-resort.com for all the details. For information call the office at (304) 947-5600 or email information@avalon-resort.com.

Festival Dates August 9 - 11, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.avalon-resort.com

Festival Events:

Programming 2012:
  • Saturday, June 9
    • ‘Blues, Bikes, and BBQ’ as Avalon Resort hosts their 12th annual motorcycle show. There will be music from the front lawn stage all day. In the afternoon, back by popular demand, Paul Pfau and the Hellboys take the stage. The gates open at 9:00. The bikes in the show will be parked on the front lawn for all in attendance to cast their votes. Trophies will be awarded in 6 categories. Details can be found on the Avalon Resort website http://www.avalon-resort.com. For more information email
  • Saturday, June 23
    • Faeriefest 2012. J oin us and let out your inner magical faerie, connect with others, or just be a part of the whole faerie experience that only Avalon Resort can provide. The gates open at 9:00 am. Experience the spirit of faerie, dance, music, food and fun. Dress in your best faerie finery without concern about what is showing. Avalon Resort is ‘Your getaway to the friendliest clothing-optional resort!’. Various camping and lodging options are available for you or your group. Lodge rooms, condos and a 2-bedroom cabin are available. Campsites with full hookups (w/e/s) are available as well as primitive sites for tent camping. Check the Avalon Resort website http://www.avalon-resort.com. for all the details. For information call the office at (304) 947-5600 or email information@avalon-resort.com.
  • Saturday, July 28
    • Avalon Resort entertainment
      Avalon Resort ‘kicks’ up the entertainment when recording artists ‘Funney Money’ hit the front lawn stage. ‘Rock on the Lawn’, the mid-summer event in the Avalon Resort concert series, rocks the stage on the front lawn. The fun, food and drink last all day. The rock fest starts in the morning and early afternoon with a DJ on stage keeping the beat going. The PA band and crowd favorite, Doghouse, gets the crowd warmed up in the afternoon. Avalon then ‘kicks’ up the dancin’ and rockin’ by introducing recording artists FUNNY MONEY on the Avalon stage for the first time. FUNNY MONEY front man and lead vocalist Steve Whiteman, “the man known for his stage antics and vocal acrobatics with Atlantic Records recording artists KIX,” is joined by Jimmy Chalfant (Drums), Dean Cramer (Guitar) and Mark Schenker (Bass). It’s sure to be a rockin’ good time you won’t want to miss http://www.funnymoneyband.com. The audience can dance to rock all day long as the aroma of fair and festival food fills the air. A variety of food and drink options will be available on the lawn all day.

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Venue:
  • Avalon Resort
    Paw Paw, West Virginia
    http://www.avalon-resort.info/
  • Avalonfest is hosted annually at the beautiful Avalon Resort, nestled on a mountainside in the Panhandle of West Virginia. The 14th annual Avalonfest runs from Friday, August 12 through Sunday, August 14. A free pre-fest concert will be given Thursday night by Hot Soup! from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

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