One of the major attractions in the city is the Huntington Museum of Art, featuring a large permanent collection of paintings, tapestries, pottery, and other visual art work, as well as exhibits that are changed seasonally so that residents can enjoy something new a few times each year. Art, music, and performance classes are also held by the museum staff, so if you find yourself wanting to try your hand at creating something you saw in the museum, you will be able to learn just how to make your own priceless masterpiece. Huntington is also home to the Farm Heritage Museum and Village. At this farm, visitors can explore the grounds, learn about farm life, and get up close and personal with the animals.
Whether you enjoy chain restaurants or local flavor, Huntington offers a plethora of choices to please your palate. Try Big Loafer, Black Sheep Burrito, or Bob's Wonderland for family fare. For a lovely date night location, visit Blackhawk Grille or 21 at the Frederick. Each year, the city also holds a number of different culinary festivals, each of them designed to fill you up with flavors. Check out the West Virginia Hotdog Festival in July, the Chilifest and the St. George Greek Festival in September, the Huntington Dogwood Arts and Crafts Festival in April and the Lions Tri-State Arts and Crafts Festival in December.
Good Times in Hunting
West Virginia only has one amusement park to its name and it just so happens to be in Huntington. Camden Park first opened its gates in 1903 and has been entertaining both guests and residents for over 100 years with fast roller coasters, water rides, and excellent discounts all year long. The park is perfect for little kids and kids at heart alike, and is a great way to spend the day. Those who are looking for a little more natural fun can also head to the banks of the Ohio River where boating and fishing are popular pastimes.