Downtown Open

Sidewalks of Downtown Charleston

Charleston Area Alliance invites you to head to downtown Charleston and enjoy this pop up putt putt course sponsored by West Virginia American Water. You may pick up and return […]

Free

FestivALL Princess Exhibit

Kanawha County Public Library

In honor of FestivALL’s 20th year, view costumes, props, masks and more highlighting the evolution of the FestivALL Princess. While there, learn more about the woman behind the mask, Jude Binder, and her vast contributions to the arts.

2024 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids Art Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties. The […]

Free

Live on the Levee featuring Levon

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV! Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine. […]

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CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Presenting the 2024 CAMC Foundation Run For Your Life! Join us as we raise funds to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening initiatives. What better way to see a city become a work of art than by foot! This 5-mile race takes runners through downtown Charleston before ascending Spring Hill Cemetery Park where participants traverse […]

$25

Kites Over Kanawha City

Mountaineer Montessori Soccer Field

KCCA is bringing back for the second year an old pastime to Kanawha City – kite building and flying. Come join us for an afternoon of fun and help us fill the skies with beauty and excitement and enjoy the day together! This event will feature an exhibition flying large kites by New Era Air […]

Free

FestivALL Art Parade & AfterpARTy

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Arts organizations, community partners, musicians and more will parade from the Kanawha Boulevard to Slack Plaza via Summers Street in celebration of the arts in our region. As the parade winds down, the fun doesn’t stop as music, inflatables, make-and-take crafts and more take over Slack Plaza! REGISTER HERE! Where does the parade take place? […]

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Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV, United States

Take a shaded stroll on the charming Sunrise Carriage Trail with music, dance, and art along the way. Performances include music by Nolan Collins, an interactive jam session with Mark Davis & Andy Park, dance performances with JADCO Contemporary Dance Company, form drawing lessons with Megan Dailey and more. Location/Parking: Sunrise Carriage Trail, 746 Myrtle Rd. […]

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TGKVF: STREAM for All

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Calling all aspiring scientists, engineers, artists, and innovators! Get ready to ignite your curiosity and explore the wonders of STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Join us for this free event as we spark creativity, inspire innovation, and cultivate the next generation of leaders. Don't miss out on the opportunity to unleash your […]

Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

Back by popular demand! Aaron Hay (Dizzy Doc) will construct a massive balloon sculpture, the likes of which have delighted FestivALL attendees for years. Enjoy visits throughout the creation starting […]

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Dawg Days of Summer

Spring Hill Cemetery & Arboretum 1555 Farnsworth Drive, Charleston, WV, United States

Bring your pup to the Cemetery for a self-guided walk that will introduce you to the history of Charleston and trees in the Arboretum. Dog themed vendors, presentations, and activities. Music by Spencer Elliott, a fun-for-the-whole-family event! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below […]

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Appalachian Festival of Young Voices

Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center 200 Civic Center Drive, Charleston, WV

Join this national children’s chorus festival produced by the Appalachian Children’s Chorus, this year hosting children from ten choirs across the nation. The concert will be conducted by world renown composer/conductor, Dr. Rollo Dilworth and ACC Artistic Director Christopher Brown. The festival choir will be accompanied by a professional orchestra and world-class string band, singing […]

Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? Each day two pieces of art created by local artists will be hidden somewhere throughout Charleston! Follow FestivALL and Arts Amplified on social media to […]

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

Slack Plaza, City Center 177 Summers Street, Charleston, West Virginia

Get ready to groove and celebrate freedom at the Juneteenth Celebration! Join us at Slack Plaza in the heart of City Center for an unforgettable day of festivities. Dive into the rhythm of the parade, sway to live music, and soak up the vibrant cultural entertainment. Best part? It's all free for you and your […]

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Let’s Get Cooking with Chef Paul

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Come learn to prepare delicious recipes from Chef Paul Smith! The demonstration starts at 11:30 a.m. under the outdoor market pavilion. Sponsored by Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to hear more about any event ideas and what […]

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Live on the Levee featuring John Inghram: A Tribute to the Talking Heads

Haddad Riverfront Park 600 Kanawha Blvd. E, Charleston, WV, United States

Enjoy an evening by the Kanawha River for Live on the Levee, a FREE Friday night concert series in Charleston, WV! Live on the Levee concerts take place every Friday night from Memorial Day to Labor Day weekends and feature local and regional musical acts. Food and drink vendors on site include beer and wine. 6:30pm […]

Free

Children’s Art Fair

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

The Children’s Art Fair is the perfect two days of family fun! The Children’s Art Fair & Sale offers young artists the chance to interact with each other and the public. Invited artists and groups offer free make-and-take art activities, kid-friendly performances take the stage all day long, and children have the opportunity to participate […]

Free

Capitol Street Art Fair

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

Head downtown two days art, music, and more! We’ve invited over 60+ local and regional artisans to sell and display their wares in bath & body, books, fine art, jewelry, glass work, pottery, photography, printmaking, woodwork, textiles and more. Live music and other entertainment will also delight you for two days of fun in the […]

Free

SLC Super Saturday: Art Adventures at Your Library

Kanawha County Public Library

Planned in conjunction with FestivALL, your library friends are ready for everyone to stop by and register for Summer Library Club, play lawn games, try your hand at splash painting, vote for your favorites in the Tiny Art Show, and enjoy free snacks! The fun is on the Library's Capitol Street Plaza from 11am to […]

Free

Capitol Street Art Fair

Capitol Street 243 Capitol St., Charleston, WV, United States

Head downtown two days art, music, and more! We’ve invited over 60+ local and regional artisans to sell and display their wares in bath & body, books, fine art, jewelry, glass work, pottery, photography, printmaking, woodwork, textiles and more. Live music and other entertainment will also delight you for two days of fun in the […]

Free

2024 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids’ Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Art-for-ALL, a kids' juried art exhibition at the Clay Center. Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in grades pre-k through 6th from 13 West Virginia counties. This awards ceremony will recognize all the participants and winners of this 13-county children’s juried art exhibition as well as have a special guest artist speaker. […]

Free

Ice Cream & The Arts

Elk City 615 Tennessee Ave, Charleston, United States

Ice Cream & the Arts is a street fair and chalk art festival in the Elk City District of the West Side. Free ice cream is available to attendees as local artists and chalk artists create their own chalk masterpieces. Attendees can enjoy numerous participatory art activities as well. Have a few minutes to help […]

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FestivBALL at the GoMart Ballpark

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

The Charleston Dirty Birds take on Gastonia during FestivBALL at the park!  We’ll unveil a limited edition FestivBALL art contest winner with the chance to connect art and America’s pastime. Also enjoy some live music on the ballpark’s new Community Keys piano. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from […]

$7