2022 Forest Festival Information

Garbage Collection Schedule Change

During the week of the Mountain State Forest Festival (Oct. 3-7), all trash will be picked up on the usual days. However, Thursday and Friday trash collection will start at 5 a.m. Trash must be outside no later than 5 a.m. on Thursday, October 6 and Friday, October 7.

City Hall Closed Friday

Elkins City Hall will be closed to the public on Friday, October 7. It is otherwise a normal workday for city personnel. City hall employees can be reached via phone or email on this day. You can find a staff directory here.

Changes to Carnival Location

This year, there will be NO rides or other attractions in the city hall parking lot. The new location will be diagonally across the intersection of 4th and Railroad, in the lot behind the Railyard Restaurant.

The below map shows the basic carnival layout in red. The red rectangle shows the new location of the rides and attractions formerly in the city hall parking lot.
For more information about this year’s festival: https://www.forestfestival.com/
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Parade Route

The below map shows the approximate parade route in purple and the carnival layout in red.

For more information about this year’s festival: https://www.forestfestival.com/
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