• Music in the Park: The final Music in the Park for the 2016 Season will take place on Friday, August 26th at 6:30pm in the Bolivar Community Park and will feature the band Electric 47. Electric 47 is a local Harpers Ferry band that performs both classic rock and original songs both acoustically and in full electric format. The group consists of three members: Troy Breeden (Bass), Mark Sager (guitar) and Syd Smith (drums). They have been playing together for several years in the tri-state area and released their initial CD this past spring. The band is asking that you bring a canned good or non perishable food item to donate to Jefferson County Community Ministries and in doing so you will receive $5 off a CD purchase. For more information visit their Facebook page Electric 47 Band. To view a flyer of the event, please click here.

  • Special 9/11 Service: On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11:15am, the Bolivar United Methodist Church (1215 W Washington St) will be holding a special remembrance service for 9/11. Everyone is invited to attend. For questions, please contact Bonnie Harsh at 304-535-1529.

  • Farmers Market: The Town of Bolivar would like to announce it's first annual Farmers Market! This weekly event will take place every Tuesday at 3:00pm-7:00pm in the Bolivar Children's Park. A variety of vendors will be represented. Parking will be available in the Bolivar Community Center parking lot located at 60 Panama Street and the Municipal Parking lot off Taylor Street. For a flyer, please click here.

  • Monthly Meetings: Town Council meetings are the first Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM. 
    Planning Commission meetings are the fourth Monday of every month at 7:00 PM. Both meetings take place in the Bolivar Community Center located at 60 Panama Street. Agendas for these meetings can be found on our Government Page.

  • Community Center: If you would like to rent the Community Center for an event, please contact Laura Whittington at (304) 535-2476 or The Bolivar Community Park is free to use and does not require reservations.

  • ​​Facebook: The Town of Bolivar is now on Facebook! You will now be able to get news, alerts, and event information on your Facebook News Feed by joining our new 'Town of Bolivar WV' page. To visit the page, click here.



Welcome to Bolivar, where history, community, and natural beauty combine. Bolivar is a town of 1,100 located in the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia, adjacent to the town of Harpers Ferry, and surrounded by the Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. The town of Bolivar is just one mile from the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, off U.S. Route 340, an hour from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD.


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