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Over a hundred years ago, a tradition of generous hospitality was started at the summer estate of Earl W. Oglebay in Wheeling, West Virginia. Today, Oglebay Resort and Conference Center offers 1,700 acres of year-round recreational opportunities and excellent overnight accommodations while retaining its picturesque natural beauty.

For generations, families, groups and individuals have indulged in the tradition and spirit that make Oglebay unique. Situated on a hilltop in the heart of Oglebay is the 270-room Wilson Lodge, featuring 59 new premium rooms and 212 completely remodeled rooms. The new 5,000 sq. ft. West Spa was completed in 2008, offering the finest in relaxing and therapeutic services. Additional amenities at the lodge include casual and fine dining, an indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and wireless Internet.

For groups and larger families, Oglebay has 54 cottages, including four estate houses, and three new 8-bedroom premium cottages were completed in 2008. Groups of ten to four hundred are easily accommodated in Wilson Lodge's modern conference facilities.

Dining options range from cookouts to banquets, to gourmet meals . . . all served in one of the beautiful dining rooms or one of the exceptional banquet rooms. Special themed events can also be catered at unique locations throughout the resort.

For day or overnight packages call 304-243-4020 or 800-972-1991

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Winter Festival of Lights
Join us this year for the anual Festival of Lights. Since 1985, this festival has been delighting visitors of all ages. It is one of the nation's largest, covering more than 300 acres over a 6-mile drive throughout the resort.

We offer a variety of day and overnight packages as well as a selection of dinner shows that will leave each member of your group with a smile on their face and a spring in their step. Read more below.

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Dinner Shows
Join us for LIVE dinner theater where you will enjoy a delicious dinner followed by one of the following exciting dinner show performances.

Performance Descriptions:
Ron Retzer - A member of WWVA Jamboree in Wheeling, WV since 1983, he is also the pianist and vocalist for the WWVA Jamboree Staff band, "11/70" and has worked with the "star" contracts for Jamboree, Jamboree In The Hills and The Capitol Theater.

The Wally Gingers Orchestra - The Wally Gingers Orchestra is a 10-piece big band is reminiscent of the big band sounds of Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, the Dorsey brothers, Count Basie, Benny Goodman and more. The band also plays hits made popular by Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Doris Day and many others, as well as some of Wally's original compositions.

“Now That’s Entertainment”- Featuring the song styling and powerful vocals of Cleveland's own Nick Costa & the comedic anecdotes of Bill Pirie! Hear the classics of Frank Sinatra, Englebert Humperdink, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash & more.

One-A-Chord - This “A Cappella” Quartet is an experienced vocal blend of musical talent from Barnesville, Ohio specializing in doo wop songs and classic oldies. Their spontaneous humor and audience interaction makes each performance delightfully unique.

The Joseph Sisters - The threesome’s scintillating harmonies take the group to a new level of modern country. They have opened for Toby Keith, Jerrod Neimann, Aaron Lewis, The Clarks, Phil Vasser, and the “Oak Ridge Boys”.

Performance Dates:

Sundays
Dec 7: Ron Retzer

Tuesdays
Dec 2: One-A-Chord
Dec 9: The Wally Gingers Orchestra

Wednesdays
Dec 3: “Now That’s Entertainment”

Thursdays
Dec 4: “Now That’s Entertainment”
Dec 11: The Joseph Sisters

Book Now for the 2014 Dinner Shows! Call 304-243-4020 or 800-972-1991 to schedule your day or overnight package.

Overnight Packages
Available November - January
The following are simply suggestions of how to plan your days. Please call us with any special needs or requests and we will do our best to create a customized package for you.

3 Days/2 Nights Sample Itinerary

Arrival Day
3:00 Check-In to Wilson Lodge
4:00 Behind the Scenes of Festival of Lights 5:00 Wilson Lodge Dinner Buffet
6:00 Winter Fantasy at the Good Zoo
7:30 Cordial Gathering

First Full Day
6:30 Breakfast Buffet
9:00 Hilltop Shops and Gardens
10:00 Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum
11:00 Historic Wheeling Tour
Lunch Option: Speidel Grill (pay on own)
4:00 Holidays at the Mansion Museum
5:00 Wilson Lodge Dinner Buffet
6:00 Festival of Lights Guided Tour
6:30 Stop at the Speidel Christmas Shop
7:30 Cordial Gathering

Departure Day
6:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:45 Baggage Pick-Up

  2 Days/1 Night Sample Itinerary

Arrival Day
3:00 Check-In to Wilson Lodge
4:00 Behind the Scenes of Festival of Lights 5:00 Wilson Lodge Dinner Buffet
6:00 Festival of Lights Guided Tour
6:30 Stop at the Speidel Christmas Shop
7:30 Cordial Gathering

Second Day
6:30 Breakfast Buffet
8:45 Baggage Pick-Up
9:00 Hilltop Shops and Gardens
10:00 Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum
11:00 Holidays at the Mansion Museum
12:00 Lunch Option: Speidel Grill (pay on own) or add Lunch at Wilson Lodge to your package
2:00 Winter Fantasy at the Good Zoo

Book your overnight package today! Call 304-243-4020 or 800-972-1991 to schedule your day or overnight package.


 
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