The Mothman Festival is the annual celebration of the sightings of the Mothman. It is held on the third weekend of every September in Downtown Point Pleasant, West Virginia, this year that is September 21-22. The festival features a variety of vendors and merchants, local music, food, and family friendly atmosphere. Festival hours will go from 7am to 10:30pm on Saturday and 7am to 1pm on Sunday. This will be the 12th annual event.
Festival events include ghosts of Pt. Pleasant walking tours (tickets at the Coffee Grinder), live music from local bands through out both days, rock climbing wall from the WV National Guard, performances from the Riverside Cloggers in front of the Post Office on Saturday, and airplane flyovers over the TNT area, call the Mason County Airport to schedule a ride. The 1st Annual Mothman Ball, from 10pm till when ever feature DJ Kos’s horror themed music show. For all ages and do not forget to bring your best costume. On Thursday and Friday before the festival
the Miss Mothman Festival Pageant will be held at the Trinity Christian Community in Pt. Pleasant. And much more to see and do.
Gust speakers at during the weekend are Patrecia Gray (author The Thing: Mothman, Devil or Spirit), Chad Lambert (comic book creator), Fred Aluga (college teacher in UFOs and cryptozoology), Stan Gordon (UFO lecturer), Rosemary Guiley (WV’s most haunted places), Susan Sheppard (paranormal expert), Lyle Blackburn (Beast of Boggy Creek), Sharon Shull (grew up during the Mothman sightings), Robin Bellamy (paranormal researcher), Jeff Waldridge (paranormal chronicler), Tom Ury (costume maker), and Matt Pellowski (Eyes of the Mothman director).
If you are not going to Shockacon this weekend or are a really big fan of Mothman you are going to want to check this out. I really see the festival as something everyone should check out at least once.