Independence Day Getaway ~

Wilson Lodge Guest Rooms From $119 Per Night

Stay dates from  6/29/2018-7/4/2018

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Celebrate Independence Day weekend the Oglebay way with  live entertainment, face painting, balloon art, inflatable rides, Segway tours, an unforgettable fireworks display and more. Book now and take advantage of reduced rates on Wilson Lodge guest rooms, while supplies last! 

*Price is based on lodging room rate only and is not inclusive of additional charges or amenities. Rate is based on use of Kline & Byrd Wing Rooms. Offer applies to room nights booked and consumed 6/29/2018 through 7/4/2018. Rate subject to applicable taxes and fees. Offer does not apply to existing reservations, groups or contracted rooms. Offer may not be combined with any other promotion or discount.

 

 

Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 3

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Homemade Ice Cream at Schenk Lake- Drop by Schenk Lake and celebrate summer with all your favorite hand dipped flavors. 

9:30 a.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Mini Golf Tournament–  Stop by the Mini Golf Course near Schenk Lake for the annual Mini Golf Tournament. Prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place winners in the following categories: Kids (Ages 10 and under); Adults (Ages 10 and up).

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Good Zoo- Experience more than 50 unique species, 20 of which are rare or endangered. Don’t miss the brand new Snow Leopard exhibit!

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Oglebay General Store- Drop in the General Store to shop our variety of supplies and refreshments. Ideal for cottage and lodge guests.

11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.- Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun– Get ready for a fun filled day at Crispin Center Pool featuring inflatables, a climbing rock wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction. 

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Route 88 Brew & BBQ– Celebrate Independence Day with an all American BBQ feast at Oglebay’s newest dining venue- Route 88 Brew & BBQ. Indulge in our house-smoked pork, beef brisket and jumbo wings.

11:30 a.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

1:30 p.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall- Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

3:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown- Stop by Schenk Lake for an afternoon of face painting and balloon art the kids are sure to enjoy.

3:30 p.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Garden Bistro– Enjoy an outdoor, farm-to-table dining experience overlooking the Terrace Gardens where many of the ingredients from our fresh, seasonal menu are grown. Grab a seat on the Garden Bistro porch and enjoy panoramic views of Oglebay’s manicured landscape. Indoor and outdoor seating available.

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Dive After Five: Discounted Admission to Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun- Dive in after 5:00 p.m. and enjoy reduced admission rates- $3.00 adult admission, $1.00 child admission.

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Live Performance by Tim Ullom– Join us at Schenk Lake for a live performance by Tim Ullom.

6:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m. – Live Performance by HitPlay– Join us at Schenk Lake for a live performance by  Hit Play.

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. – ‘Yogaworks’ Pre-Fireworks Yoga Class- Gear up for Oglebay’s fireworks extravaganza with wellness instructor Laura Hitchman, who will guide guests through a blend of vinyasa, deep stretch and pranayama (breathwork) to evoke independence, both on and off the mat. Appropriate for all skill levels. Guests are encouraged to wear red, white and blue and stay for the fireworks. Cost is $20 per person, payable at the West Spa prior to class. Class will start promptly at 7:00 p.m. in the Movement Studio. 

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Sparkling Fireworks Family Party for Wilson Lodge Guests– Wilson Lodge guests receive a special added perk- premier seating for Oglebay’s breathtaking fireworks display! Celebrate with us on The West Spa and enjoy live music by local favorite Dustin McCray. Cash bar available.

9:30 p.m. – Independence Day Fireworks Extravaganza 

 

Wednesday, July 4

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – 4th of July 5K Run/Walk–  The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The race course will consist of the Susan Wheeler and Arboretum Trails that weave throughout the park. This hard-surface course is stroller friendly and leashed dogs are encouraged to participate. Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the Good Zoo main entrance. The first 30 registered participants will receive a t-shirt! Register online at https://goo.gl/TgHqJo

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Red, White & OM Yoga– Find your independence with this invigorating Yoga Flow fitness class incorporating stretch bands in Oglebay’s Movement Studio. Cost is $12 per person, payable at The West Spa prior to class.

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Fishing Tournament–  Stop by Schenk Lake for the annual Fishing Tournament. 1st prize for catching the largest fish will be awarded in the following categories: Kids (Ages 10 and under); Adults (Ages 10 and up).

9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.- Homemade Ice Cream at Schenk Lake- Drop by Schenk Lake and celebrate summer with all your favorite hand dipped flavors. 

9:30 a.m. – Segway Tours- The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Good Zoo- Experience more than 50 unique species, 20 of which are rare or endangered. Don’t miss the brand new Snow Leopard exhibit!

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Oglebay General Store- Drop in the General Store to shop our variety of supplies and refreshments. Ideal for cottage and lodge guests.

11:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.- Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun– Get ready for a fun filled day at Crispin Center Pool featuring inflatables, a climbing rock wall, and the Fountains of Fun attraction. 

11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Route 88 Brew & BBQ– Celebrate Independence Day with an all American BBQ feast at Oglebay’s newest dining venue- Route 88 Brew & BBQ. Indulge in our house-smoked pork, beef brisket and jumbo wings.

11:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall- Located in the lower parking lot near Schenk Lake.

11:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown- Stop by Schenk Lake for an afternoon of face painting and balloon art the kids are sure to enjoy.

11:30 a.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Pedal Boat Races- Stop by Schenk Lake for the annual Pedal Boat Race. 

1:30 p.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

3:30 p.m. – Segway Tours– The Segway Personal Transporter™ is the perfect way to experience the scenic beauty of Oglebay! Cost is $65 per person. Must be at least 16 yrs. Tours depart from the Aerial Challenge Course. For reservations, call 304-243-4026.

5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. – Dive After Five: Discounted Admission to Crispin Center Outdoor Pool & Fountains of Fun- Dive in after 5:00 p.m. and enjoy reduced admission rates- $3.00 adult admission, $1.00 child admission.

 

4th of July 5K Run/Walk

Lace up your sneakers and join us for the 4th of July 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday, July 4 at 9:00 a.m. Race day registration begins at 8:00 a.m. at the main entrance of Oglebay Good Zoo.

The race will begin and end in the upper parking lot of the Good Zoo. The race course will consist of the Susan Wheeler and Arboretum Trails that weave throughout the park. This hard-surface course is stroller friendly. Dogs are encouraged to participate, but must remain on a leash at all times.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place finishers in the following three categories: Men & Women; Boys & Girls Ages 17 and Under; and Canines. Prizes will consist of Oglebay gift cards of varying denominations.

Light refreshments will be provided for all participants.

Registration fee is $20 per person. The first 30 registered participants will receive a t-shirt! Participants may register at 8:00 a.m. on race day at the Good Zoo main entrance or online at https://goo.gl/TgHqJo. Online Registration closes July 2 at 11:59 p.m. Race day registration payments must be provided in cash or check. 

 

Independence Day Activity Pricing & Information

Face Painting & Balloon Art with Doozy the Clown

Face painting and balloon art are free amenities for all guests to enjoy. Activities will take place near Schenk Lake.

Inflatable Rides & Rock Climbing Wall

  • Rock Climbing Wall- $10.00 per climb
  • Inflatable Rides- $2.00 per session or $5.00 for unlimited inflatable use. Inflatable rides are included with purchase of Daily Activity Wristband.
    *Use of Inflatable Rides is complimentary for Wilson Lodge and Cottage overnight guests.

Daily Activity Wristbands- $18.95 per day

Daily Activity Wristbands purchased Tuesday, July 3 – Wednesday, July 4 include access to inflatable rides, plus all resort activities including tennis, miniature golf, outdoor pool, fishing, pedal boating, trolley, Carriage House Glass Museum, Mansion Museum, Schrader Environmental Center nature programs, and Good Zoo with train ride. 

Special Offers:

  • Receive $2.00 OFF your Daily Activity Wristband purchase when you turn in your expired band from the previous day.
  • Add Rock Climbing Wall to your Daily Activity Wristband for an extra $5.00. Includes one climb per band.