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GPS Coordinates:
N 38.19950 
W -80.8660

Call 888.872.5580 for more info

Upcoming Events

Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival & Car Show

August 26th ~ 10am - 6pm

Join us for the 4th Annual Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10am to 6pm here on the Lighthouse grounds.  Cabela's is the Official Sponsor of the Event and will be on hand all afternoon teaching archery skills at their booth.  Tamarack Artisans and Crafters from throughout the state will be showcasing their skills along with live Appalachian music, great food such as Dickies BBQ & Almost Heaven Sunset Slushies, raffles and a Classic Car Show. Live Entertainment at the Gazebo includes music by Emmalea Deal from 11am to 2pm and "Rudy Elvis" who will be performing from 3pm to 5pm.  The Humane Society and the Nicholas County Animal Shelter will have kittens and puppies available for adoption.  All Lighthouse Tours will be $5 per person on the day of the Festival.  New this year is a Corn Hole Tournament at the base of the Lighthouse.

Corn Hole Tournament Info
$25 entry fee per team.
1st place: $100 and prizes
2nd place: $50 and prizes
3rd place: prizes
You can register by stopping in the office, or giving us a call at (304)872-5975. Cut off for registration is 11:00am August 26th. (Festival day!)
Tournament will be single elimination at 12 Noon. No bust and points cancel! Come out, have a good time, and try to win some great prizes!

Car Show with Lighthouse   Emmalea Deal   Elvis at Festival    Animal Shelter

The Cruise In that was held during the 2015 festival drew over 55 Classic Hot Rods and Vintage Automobiles from every era.  Farthest driven was Kenny Smith's pristine 1966 Chevrolet Chevelle SS from Akron, Ohio.  Crowd favorite was Bill Bibb's 1953 Rolls Royce Silver Dawn from Oak Hill, West Virginia.  2016 was our 1st Car Show which was a success. There were trophies for Best of catergories, door prizes, and more. The Best of Show was Chris Kappler's 1937 Packard from Oak Hill and the Best Classic was Oak Hill's Bill Bibb with his 1929 Lincoln Continental.

         2016 Car Show Winners    Wedding at Lighthouse   Smoky by Mustang  Long Point to Lighthouse

As there are only 100 spaces available for 2017 Summersville Lake Lighthouse Festival & Car Show, those of you planning to show your ride should not delay in contacting our office to register for this year and "Save the Date!  August 26th".  Summersville Lake Retreat Representatives will be picking the "Best of Show" and a Celebrity from WSAZ TV 3 will be picking the winner of the "Best Classic", Cabela's will be picking the "Best Truck" and United Bank has sponsored the "People's Choice" Trophy.  We will also be having a "Kid's Choice" Trophy sponsored by Summit Racing Equipment for the first 50 kids to pick their favorite vehicle.  3 classics  Lighthouse

Cabela's Fishing Kayak Package Raffle tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10 which gets you a chance for the drawing held at the Gazebo after the last performance at 5pm.  Tickets can be purchased any time before the Festival and until 4:30pm on August 26th.  Winner must pick up prize within 7 days or prize is forfeited.

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Open 9am to 6pm Daily - April thru October, November & December - Saturdays & Sundays 11am - 5pm


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