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Vandalia Gathering

See you May 24 -26, 2019 for our 43rd Gathering!
Music·Dancing·Stories·Crafts·Food and Fun plus Old-Time activities for Young'uns
FREE Admission
Learn about the festival

Parking for the Gathering:
There will be no charge to use metered parking on the Capitol Complex Friday evening after five and all day Saturday and Sunday. Guests may also park in the parking garage at no charge, though the elevator will not be working.
Vendors and performers will be directed to their assigned parking spots.

Enjoy more of Charleston’s arts and music scene!
Check out festivAll!
Transportation available in town


View the Vandalia Award Winner portrait gallery.


Photo Galleries

2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Contest Winners

2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019

Liars Galleries

2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 |2018 | 2019

2019 Vandalia Schedule | Map of Events

Craft Vendor info |Food Vendors info | 2019 Vendors List

The Goldenseal list of all Vandalia Winners.

Music contest rules, the Liars Contest rules and the Baking Contest rules.

Sample the music of Vandalia on CD and check out the store.

Are you on Facebook? Become a fan of the Vandalia Gathering!

Staying in town? View the Kanawha Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus schedules.

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