City of Charleston at Night
Fort Hill offers a spectacular view of the Kanawha River and downtown Charleston.

Arts & Culture

Charleston, home to National Public Radio's Mountain Stage, is teeming with art galleries; free musical performances; hands-on experiences; and local theater. Each summer travelers can experience 10 days of 130 events and 360 performances during FestivALL.

The Art Store

  • Address:233 Hale Street
    Charleston, West Virginia 25301
  • Phone Number:304-345-1038

The Art Store is dedicated to showing original 20th century and contemporary American art by leading local, regional and nationally recognized artists.


  • Address:Downtown
    Charleston, West Virginia 25311
  • Phone Number:304-340-4253

A free self-guided walking tour of Downtown Charleston's shops, galleries and businesses featuring a variety of art - from paintings and sculptures to photography and music. ArtWalk is typically held the third Thursday of each month.

Brown Bag Concert Series

  • Address:Davis Park
    Charleston, West Virginia 25301
  • Phone Number:304-340-4253

Grab your lunch from a Downtown Charleston restaurant and make your way to Davis Park for free live music the third Wednesday of the month May - September 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brown Bag specials will be offered at participating downtown Charleston restaurants on the day of the concerts.