Oglebay to host Memorial Day fireworks Saturday

WHEELING — In celebration of Memorial Day, Oglebay Park is kicking off the summer season with a fireworks display and a variety of other activities.

The fireworks display will begin at 9:15 p.m. Saturday over Schenk Lake. Visitors may view the fireworks from the safety of their vehicles or from a preferred location within the park so long as social distancing is observed.

To celebrate the Memorial Day weekend, the park is offering 50 percent discounts off Oglebay Activity Wristband Friday through Monday. Activity Wristbands include admission to the following park activities: mini golf, pedal boats, aqua cycles, kayaks, aerial course, bike rentals and outdoor tennis. Half-price wristbands may be purchased at the Schenk Lake Boathouse. Social distancing will be observed for all park activities, and group activities will be limited to 25 guests.

Due to government guidelines, the following activities are currently unavailable: outdoor pool, Good Zoo, Mansion Museum and Glass Museum.

Twilight golf specials also are available. Schenk Lake also will be the site for the annual Fishing Tournament on Sunday from 9-11 a.m. Prizes for catching the largest fish will be awarded in the following categories: Kids (ages 10 and under) and Adults (ages 10 and up).

Social distancing will be observed, and all group activities will be limited to 25 guests.

Oglebay Stables are offering pony rides and trail rides Friday through Sunday by appointment only. Call (304) 243-4042 for reservations.

For more information on these activities and future events and promotions, visit www.oglebay.com.


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