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May Events in The Eastern Panhandle of WV

Are you looking for a fun filled May? We’ve compiled a great list of of May events to keep you entertained and enjoying the warm weather!

White Water Whiskey Trip & Tour 2023whitewater whiskey may event

This must attend May event will take place on Saturday, May 20th from 10:30am-4p.m. This event includes a whitewater rafting trip and private whiskey distillery tour. You’ll be able to enjoy tastings and a BBQ dinner as well. The day will start with a rafting trip hosted by River Riders. During your rafting you will be able to enjoy beautiful views Harpers Ferry.

After you’ve finished up with your rafting trip, you will be able to enjoy a BBQ buffet @ Devil’s Due Distillery. The distillery has also arranged for you to taste their Devil’s Due Whiskey and Moonshine after you’ve filled up on delicious eats. You’ll even get to keep your souvenir glass that you used during your tasting!

If you’re not ready for this great day to end, you may spend night riverfront at the River Riders campground or you can even rent a cabin for the night at a discounted rate. You truly don’t want to miss this fun filled May event! Be sure to book online at RiverRiders.com or you can call @ 304-535-2663

**If you’re looking for more fun @ River Riders, check out our blog from last week with great information on all they have to offer!

Strawberry Jubilee Festival

Although this event is not in The Eastern Panhandle, it is still close enough to enjoy. This May event will be held @ Great Country Farms in Bluemont, Virginia and will take place May 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, and 29th from 10am.m -5p.m. So, you will have plenty opportunity to attend!

Start the event off by grabbing something super delicious from Knead it Bakery and for energy you’ll have to get a coffee from Red Rooster Funky Chicken Craft Coffee.This event will include: A Lil’ Sprout Float Parade, Diaper Derby, Pie Eating Contest, and Strawberry Jam!

Click here to buy your tickets now!

Martinsburg Wine Festmay event wine fest

You won’t want to miss this event if you’re a big wine fan! This event will take place Saturday, May 20th @11 a.m. You will need to purchase a ticket to attend. You will have the opportunity to sample delicious wine from numerous WV Wineries. In addition to wine enjoy scrumptious food from food trucks and great music from the bands Cazhmiere, Raised on Analogue, and The Nathan Bartgis Band! All around a great time!

Mixology-Summer Porch Sippin’ Cocktails

Who doesn’t love to sit out on the porch and enjoy a good cocktail? Head over to Lilah Restaurant in Shepherdstown on May 6th from 3p.m.-6p.m.  During this event you’ll learn how to make to make 3 drinks that will be paired with delicious food.  You can enjoy these drinks all summer long! Check out the event Facebook page for a list of drink and food pairings that will be available. Be sure to buy your ticket!


**Stay tuned for more upcoming events** 

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