The 16th annual Mothman Festival returns this Saturday September 16th and Sunday September 17th in the heart of main street Point Pleasant. The event is a combination of town fair, comic con, and paranormal conference.
Things to see and do at the festival include bus tour of the TNT area, visit the Mothman Museum and the other museums in the area, the Mothman Statue, live bands, cloggers, face painting, games, Hillbilly Zip Line, obstacle course, meet the AIMS Team from Destination America’s “Mountain Monsters” show, Mothman hayrides, Mothman 5k, the Mothman Pageant, and general sights to see.
There is also presentations from guest speakers at the Historic State Theater for free. There will be talks from paranormal professionals, artists, and authors on topics covering local events and history, 2017 Chicago Flying Humanoids Wave, Southern Sasquatch, Black Eyed Kids, portals, and more. On Sunday they will have a round table discussion answering questions from the audience.
Special costume appearances from the 501st Legion Carrison Corellia, Ghostbuster chapters from both WV and Ohio (includes giant 40ft Stay Puft Marshmallow Man), Bigfoot, the Men in Black, the Flatwoods Monster, and of course the Mothman himself. If you have a costume of your own you would like to wear they heavily encourage you get in on the fun.
You can also find vendors selling all kind of merchandise. Artists, authors, crafters, foods of all kinds, lemonade, and more with a paranormal theme going on.
The festival is free, but some events and places do cost a small fee. But just hanging out seeing and meeting people is totally free.
A great time if you are interested in the paranormal, county fairs, or something you could bring your norm family too.