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Plan Your Trip to Bridge Day

Spectators come to the New River Gorge Bridge Day Festival from all over the world! Browse through over 200 vendors to find the perfect souvenir. There are also food vendors lined along the bridge. Visit the New River Gorge CVB for more information on making your Bridge Day special.

About Bridge Day

Bridge Day is the largest extreme sports event in the world and is held on the third Saturday in October every year in Fayette County, West Virginia (WV), USA. Hundreds of BASE jumpers and nearly 80,000 spectators are expected to attend next year’s Bridge Day on Saturday, October 20, 2018. The New River Gorge Bridge, 876′ tall and the world’s third longest single arch bridge, serves as the launch point for six hours (9am-3pm EST) of safe, legal BASE jumps. Learn more about Bridge Day

Schedule of Events

Bridge Day events take place all weekend in the New River Gorge. From the Taste of Bridge Day on Friday through the area attractions on Sunday, there is plenty to do in the New River Gorge!

Taste of Bridge Day

This is a fantastic way to sample a lot for a little! Our regional restaurants will showcase some of the finest foods in unique creations that will surely please the palate. Experience a diversity of West Virginia’s finest food products while overlooking fantastic views at “The Taste of Bridge Day.” Learn more about Taste of Bridge Day

Getting to the Festival

Get driving directions to the New River Gorge Bridge in Fayetteville, WV by simply click the map marker below.

The best way to get to the bridge on Bridge Day is to take one of the shuttles! Park your car and for $2 we will drop you off at the Bridge Day entrance. Find more parking and shuttle information

Adventures on the Gorge Into The Gorge Shuttles

One of the best vantage points is watching from the bottom. Buses will be running all day into the gorge. Tickets for this are $25. Reservations are a must for this experience and can be made by calling 800-927-0263.