The laid back days of summer welcomes residents and visitors to enjoy the hip, historic streets and scenes of Charleston, West Virginia. Warm weather events fill music lovers with tunes and grooves, stores provide shoppers with unique goods from local artists and business entrepreneurs, and the restaurants serve up your favorite dishes al fresco until the summer begins to cool.
Continuing through September, Charleston is packed with outdoor fun for all ages. Appalachian Power Park opens its gates for America’s favorite past time, Haddad Riverfront Park pumps out free Friday night concerts every week by local and national acts, and local organizations produce monthly extravaganzas for serious fun in the sun.
On the third Wednesday of each month, pack your lunch or grab a special at a local eatery for the free lunchtime Brown Bag Concert
in Davis Park, or maybe take a load off after work and join the art community during ArtWalk
every third Thursday of the month. If you’re looking for a day full of music, food and entertainment, check out the Downtown StreetFest July 23
, August 20 and September 17. And for all of you sports lovers, mark your calendars for extreme action during Charleston’s Sportsfest
, which includes the best of the best in Jet Ski Hyrdo-Turf National Championship.
For a full listing of summer fun in #CWV, click here.
***Parts of West Virginia have been devastated by flooding. The Charleston CVB is partnering with several local organizations, businesses and events to help with relief efforts.
You can make a donation directly to the Red Cross West Virginia Region by clicking here.