Get In On The Action

We want your Whizzbangers Ball experience to be more than just enjoying great tunes. While everyone is more than welcome to relax and take in the pristine landscape while listening to the melodies, we also extend an open invitation for active participation in the diverse activities featured at Whizzbangers Ball.


Soar through the skies on the Summit Ziplines as you reach heart-pounding speeds and enjoy breathtaking views. Take time for a wild ride while at the festival. Perfect for any adrenaline-pumping thrill-seeker weighing between 50-250 lbs and for our attendees 10 years old and over.

Ziplines will be open Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm daily. Tickets are offered in designated time slots, and availability is limited. Each ticket is good for one ride on the zipline.

Rock Climbing

Adjacent to the stadium is Bolder Cove, where you can scale structures up to 36 feet and experience the thrill of climbing routes that range from beginner to challenging. This activity is open to any of our attendees weighing between 50-250ob and 10 years old and over.

Boulder Cove will be open Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Tickets are offered in designated time slots, and availability is limited. Each ticket is good for one hour in Boulder Cove.


Unleash your inner archer at the festival. Take aim and test your precision at our Archery Range, where guests can shoot bows at select targets. This activity is open to any of our attendees 10 years and older.

The Archery Range will be available on Friday, June 14, and Saturday, June 15, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Secure your spot with tickets offered in designated time slots, and remember, availability is limited. Each ticket includes one trip to the range with ten arrows.

Throwing Range

Embark on an adventure with our Take-Aim Throwing Range! Test your skills with knife throwing, hawk throwing, and axe throwing ranges. Experience throwing challenges tailored specifically for our festival attendees. This activity is open to any of our attendees 10 years and older.

The Throwing Range will be open Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 10:00 am until 5:00 pm. Tickets are offered in designated time slots, and availability is limited. Each ticket includes access to the three throwing ranges.

White Water Rafting

Experience the thrill of whitewater rafting on the New River with our friends at River Expeditions! Take part in their Express Trip on June 15, featuring 2-3 hours of rapids in the stunning New River Gorge. Afterward, relax with complimentary showers and drinks at The Red Dog River Saloon & Grill. 

Priced at $105 per person, it includes morning rafting, beverages, and a shuttle to and from The Summit. Reserve your spot today. Visit their WBB Package Page or call 800-463-9873.


Calling all anglers! Join us for a weekend-long fishing derby at the Summit by Lake Goodrich, with prizes for skilled anglers and daily awards. Cast your line into waters teeming with bass, bluegill, catfish, and more, and join the celebration of fishing, community, and the great outdoors at the WhizzBang Fishing Derby!

The Fishing Derby is free to enter and runs from 10:00 am on Friday, June 14 through 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 15.  Stop by the Fishing Pavilion for more information.

ENO Hammocks

Dive into relaxation with Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO). Explore their premium hammocks and accessories at the ENO booth, perfect for chilling under the stars or hanging with friends. Then, elevate your concert experience at the ENO Lounge inside the stadium for the ultimate hangout spot during the live performances.

Maker's Corner

Discover the essence of creativity and personalization at Maker’s Corner, where attendees can engage with a range of innovative companies. Experience the thrill of coal forging, design your own custom mug, and explore many other interactive activities. Learn more here.

Merchant Market

Next to the stadium lies our Merchant Market, brimming with local and regional crafts, art, and products. Explore a vibrant array of unique creations, from handcrafted jewelry to artisanal goods. Uncover not just items, but the stories and artistry behind each piece. Support local artisans, snag one-of-a-kind souvenirs, and infuse your experience with regional charm at the festival’s core. Want to join us, register your company here.


Step away from the festival frenzy and venture into nature’s tranquility with a hike along the scenic trails surrounding the picturesque lake. A leisurely walk amidst lush landscapes offers an ideal retreat, letting you recharge amidst the festival’s natural beauty. Lace up your boots, inhale the fresh air, and embrace the moments of serenity Whizzbanger’s Ball has to offer.

Hiking is available to all participants and is accessible day and night.

Explore the Area

Enhance your West Virginia experience by immersing yourself in the plethora of activities awaiting exploration. From the exhilarating rush of white water rafting to the serene beauty of hiking in the New River Gorge National Park, the region offers a diverse tapestry of adventures. For comprehensive details on local attractions, events, and amenities, we recommend checking out the resources provided by West Virginia Tourism, Visit Southern West Virginia, New River Gorge CVB, Visit Fayetteville, and Beckley Raleigh County CVB. Uncover the gems that make West Virginia truly unforgettable and create lasting memories in this captivating landscape.

Book Your Activities

During the ticket buying process, you can reserve spots for each activity with ease. Customize your itinerary based on your preference as each activity clearly lists open time slots and associated costs. Popular activities may sell out, so be sure to book in advance to secure your spot. Onsite purchases may be available if space permits.


Food & Drink

Sips & Savories Near The Action

Indulge in a culinary journey just steps away from the Summit stadium! From savory delights to refreshing beverages, our carefully curated selection of food trucks, caterers, and adult beverage stations ensures there’s something to satisfy every craving. Explore this tantalizing selection and treat yourself to a culinary adventure right at the heart of the action.
Our food vendors will be set up throughout the festival, including the campgrounds, as they serve up food all day long. Check back closer to the festival for a full list of food trucks.

The bars will open each night at 5:30 pm until the end of the show.


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