Oglebay to Host Memorial Day Celebration May 24-27

WHEELING — Kick off summer at Oglebay this Memorial Day weekend with live entertainment, fireworks, face painting, inflatable rides, and more.

2019 Memorial Day festivities include:

∫ Fireworks Extravaganza — May 25 at 9:15 p.m. fireworks display over Schenk Lake. Bring a blanket.

Memorial Day 5K — Lace up your sneakers and take part at 9 a.m. May 27 for a 5k run/walk. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the main entrance of the Oglebay Good Zoo. There is a cost. The first 30 participants to register by May 20 will receive a T-shirt. Register online at http://bit.ly/2X8IH1w.

∫ Face Painting and Balloon Art — Stop by Schenk Lake for free face painting and balloon art with Doozy the Clown. This event takes place on May 25 from noon to 4 p.m.; May 26 from 2-5 p.m.; and May 27 from 1-4 p.m.

∫ Inflatable Rides and Rock Climbing Wall — Join us in the lower parking lot at Schenk Lake for rock climbing and inflatables on May 25 from 3-8 p.m.; May 26 from 2-7 p.m.; and May 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

∫ Sundaes Under the Stars Summer Concert — Stop by Oglebay’s Amphitheater for an evening of family fun and live entertainment by Eli Lambie & the Mojo Kings on Sunday, May 26. The fun kicks off at 6 p.m. with dinner concessions, food trucks, an ice cream sundae bar for a cost, and kids activities in the Formal Gardens. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m.

In addition to these holiday festivities, Oglebay offers even more activities over Memorial Day weekend. Check out the complete schedule of events at www.oglebay.com/memorial-day-celebration.

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