The Mountain State Forest Festival is “In the books!” It’s one of the largest and oldest festivals in West Virginia. Every year, WVFA continues to promote the beauty and splendor of our mountains and valleys in all their autumn glory while also promoting sustainable development, conservation and culture of our abundant natural resources for the future at this event. This year, WVFA was recognized for of exhibit with the “Maid of Honor’s Choice” award (pictured).
At the 2018 festival, ending Saturday, WVFA was joined at the Forest and Wood exhibits by Armstrong Flooring, David Rice Woodcarvings, WV Division of Forestry, WV Department of Agriculture, WV Christmas Tree Growers Association, Glenville State College Forestry Program, the American Chestnut Foundation, the Sustainable Forestry Initiative, WV Tree Farm Program, Project Learning Tree, and the WV Loggers Council.
The festival affords West Virginia the opportunity to share information about the important role our state’s natural resources play in our economy and it’s development. Rich in tradition, the Festival also plays a major role in the economy and offers something for everyone to enjoy, such as, headline concerts and music shows, lumberjack competition, forestry & wood exhibits, juried art show, photography exhibit, quilt show, arts and crafts, amusement rides, parades and the Royal Coronation of Queen Silvia.