Literary, Historical, and Cultural Arts

Enjoy a new book by a local author or find your family crest! The Wheeling Arts & Culture Fest offers improv poetry, name translation, musical instruments from around the world and more!

Around the World Carnival

The Around the World Carnival features 7 carnival games that derive from different parts of the world and have a cultural twist. What we call Corn-Hole, originates from Otedama, Japanese bean bag toss. Simbii is an Oriental button toss. Try your hand at Ice Fishing, Peteca, Toli, and Boomerang Toss. Fun for all ages.

Literary Tent

Ongoing – The Literary Tent will feature publications from local authors. Historical Trivia with prizes, Book raffle.

Spoken Word Tent


Name Translation

Have your name translated into different languages and go home with a keepsake.

Family Crest and History

Stop by the Genealogy Tent and search and get a print out of your family crest and history.

Musical Instruments Around the World

Experience first- hand over 50 instruments from around the world, from percussion to strings.