“Show Your Pride” Window Display Contest

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

Event Details Using the colors of the rainbow, businesses throughout Charleston use their storefronts to turn the city in to a work of art! Vote for your favorite on the […]

Free

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 and Mountain Care Network. You may […]

Free

Pride Night at GoMart Ballpark

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

The Charleston Dirty Birds take on the Gastonia Honey Hunters during Pride Night at the park! A special Pride cap will be free to 500 fans on $1 Beer Night, […]

$7

ARTBus

Charleston's ARTbus is back! Designs have been submitted and now it is time for the public to vote on the finalists! Visit us at festivallcharleston.com to cast your vote through […]

Free

FestivALL Porch Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

A vibrant celebration of the creativity and spirit of FestivALL showcases a Parade of Porches! Local artists have been commissioned to create larger-than-life art installations at homes and businesses in […]

Free

2023 Art-for-ALL Kids’ Juried Art Exhibition

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

Art-for-ALL is a juried art exhibition open to children in grades Pre-K through 6th in 13 WV counties. Check out the exhibition in the Ticketing Lobby of the Clay Center […]

Free

Live on the Levee

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

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 […]

Free

Organ Recital with Dr. Kristina Rizzotto

First Presbyterian Church

Latvian Brazilian organist Dr. Kristina Rizzotto received a doctorate from the University of Oklahoma, a Master of Music from East Carolina University, and a Bachelor's degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio […]

Free

Argentine Tango Performance & Class

Vino's Bar & Grill 812 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

Special guest visiting instructors Argentine native Tate Di Chiazza with Tangogypsies Karen Jaffe of Asheville, NC, will perform authentic Argentine Tango! These improvised performances reflect the styles of social dancing […]

Free

CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

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

Presenting the 2023 CAMC Foundation Run for Your Life! Join us as we raise funds to support colorectal cancer awareness and screening initiatives with this 2.5-Mile Walk/5-Mile Run. The race was […]

$25

FestivALL Art Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

The FestivALL Art Parade is BACK on June 10 and what would be better than to have all of our partners join us down Capitol Street for a parade celebrating the arts in our community? We want to […]

Free

Capitol Market AfterpARTy!

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Immediately following the art parade, come down to the Capitol Market for live music, free make-and-take craft activities, meet-and-greets with your favorite characters, our first location play and even a […]

Free

FamilyCare Kids Summer Bash

FamilyCare 116 Hills Plaza, Charleston, WV

FamilyCare provides a safe and fun day of summer activities for the community at this annual event. Fun-filled activities will include free sports physicals, inflatables, outdoor games, and a DJ. […]

Dance FestivALL Masterclass

The Culture Center 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

Join professional dancer Alicia Mae Holloway for a masterclass exploring ballet and contemporary dance! For ages 12 and up, intermediate level and above. Alicia Mae Holloway is from Morgantown, West Virginia […]

$20

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars during FestivALL!

Base Camp Printing 1314 Hansford St., Charleston, WV

The West Virginia International Film Festival presents A Film Under the Stars during FestivALL! Bring a chair, bring a friend, and enjoy a screening of Jumanji in Base Camp's new space. […]

$7

Sound Checks: Shelem’s Album Preview Show

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

SOUND CHECKS – DON’T MISS CHARLESTON’S HOTTEST LIVE MUSIC SERIES!Nobody brings you closer to today’s rising stars than Sound Checks. We invite you to join the party, step on to the […]

$20

Sunday Morning Yoga

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

Get your day flowing! Join Stephanie Legg, RYT500 Yoga Teacher and Integrative Wellness Therapist for a 60 minute deep release yoga flow for ALL levels. All levels welcome. Must bring […]

Free
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Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

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 […]

Free

Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

Sunrise Carriage Trail 746 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, WV

FestivALL welcomes you to take a shaded stroll on this .65 mile trail to experience the arts in a not so typical place. Enjoy live music, an interactive jam session […]

Free

Second Sunday in the Studio

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

Join us in the Truist Foundation Art Studio every second Sunday from 1-3 pm for a family make-and-take activity related to our current exhibitions! Location: Juliet Art Museum, Clay Center […]

Authors’ Roundtable

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

Curated and hosted by WV Poet Laureate, Marc Harshman, this year's panel will feature award-winning fiction authors Erin Murphy, Gerry LaFemina and Lori Wilson. Each will read selections from their […]

Free

FestivBALL at the GoMart Ballpark

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

The Charleston Dirty Birds take on the High Point Rockers during FestivBALL at the park! Check out the third-base line for free make-and-take art activities and check out student-led video […]

$7

Dance FestivALL

The Culture Center 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

This headlining event features Alicia Mae Holloway & her dance partner Keith Reeves. Holloway is from Morgantown, West Virginia and began dancing when she was three years old at Kat […]

$10 – $20

An Evening with Hannah Jane

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

Hannah Jane is a Charleston, WV native who lives in New York City and is working as a professional actress. She is honored to be doing a show for the […]

$20

Kids Yoga

Kanawha County Public Library

Join Stephanie Legg, RYT500 Yoga Teacher and Integrative Wellness Therapist for a yoga class all about the kids! Must bring your own mats + props. Sponsored by Have a few […]

Free

Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

Kanawha County Public Library

The Kiwanis Corporate Regatta is an exciting miniature "yacht" race that raises much needed funds for the Kanawha County Public Library and other Kiwanins charities. The competitors use super soaker […]

Free

Dawg Days of Summer

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

Bring your pup for a walk in the Cemetery, and enjoy dog themed vendors and activities in this fun-for-the-whole-family event! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love […]

Free

The Charleston Civic Chorus FestivALL Concert

Charleston Baptist Temple 209 Morris Street, Charleston, WV

Enjoy an evening of choral music from a varied vocal heritage. This event is free to attend and you can learn more about Charleston Civic Chorus here. Jayson Keeton, Artistic […]

Free

Community Drum Circle

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

Create beautiful, soothing, and exciting rhythms with drummers of all levels and ages. No experience is necessary. Instruments available but bring a drum or shaker if you have one. Chairs […]

Free

Shakespeareoke

Short Story Brewing 186 Summers Street, Charleston, WV

Become a Bard at Short Story Brewing alongside actors from Rustic Mechanical! Watch some of Shakespeare’s greatest works come to life and take part in the fun by performing monologues, […]

Free

An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

Actor, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, Leslie Odom, Jr.is set to perform at the Clay Center on June 13 at 7:30 p.m., in ‘An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.’Leslie Odom, Jr. is […]

$43.50 – $128.50

Public Art Mural Bike Tour

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV

Learn about Charleston’s murals from the seat of your own bike! Join the West Virginia Climate Alliance on a 60-minute guided bike tour of the vibrant murals in the capital […]

Free

Open Mic Night

Folklore Music Exchange 1025 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV

Open Mic Night at Folklore Music Exchange Musical acts, comedians, storytellers, magicians, ALL are welcome! Sign-ups start at 5:30pm. There are 12 slots available with each performer getting 10 minutes. […]

An Evening with Emmet Cahill Concert

Christ Church United Methodist 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV

Emmet Cahill, an Irish tenor and former member of the men's choral group, Celtic Thunder, will be giving a concert of traditional Irish tunes combined with other pop and folk […]

$25

Three Things: Season 8, Episode 5

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL presents Season 8 of Three Things!This episode features Margaret O’Neal, Erika Connelly & Ted Brightwell as Vicki Williams.This episode will take place at the Capitol Market at 800 Smith St.General Tickets: $10 […]

$10
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Out of the Box

Craik-Patton House 2809 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV

Out of the Box is a textile exhibit that features fabrics, quilts, coverlets, and attire from the Craik-Patton House Collection. The exhibit's primary focus is the material culture of the […]

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 a.m. under the outdoor market pavilion. Sponsored by Have a few minutes to help us […]

Free

Rolls on the River

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

Rolls on the River welcomes you for an epic pepperoni roll feast and more! Sample pepperoni rolls from a variety of local restaurants and businesses, craft beer, WV artisans, live music, […]

$35

Downtown ArtWalk

Sidewalks of Downtown Charleston

Stroll downtown Charleston, WV and visit unique businesses, featuring area artists showcasing their diverse talents! Enjoy street performers, live music, musical easels, and more as you move through the venues! […]

Free

Color Your World with Matisse!

Kanawha County Public Library

Henri Matisse (1869-1954) was a French artist known for his use of rich color and shapes.  Inspired by nature, in his later years, Matisse turned to cut paper collage to […]

Free

The Mayor’s Concert

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

This year’s FREE concert welcomes ALL to enjoy the diverse sounds of FestivALL in the heart of the city. Featured acts include 4Chill, Juice Newsom & The Groove and Erin […]

Free

Art-After-Dark

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

When the gallery lights go down, the party lights come up for Art After Dark! Enjoy an evening of art, entertainment, and interactive fun in the Juliet Art Museum, with free […]

Free
Recurring

Out of the Box

Craik-Patton House 2809 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston, WV

Out of the Box is a textile exhibit that features fabrics, quilts, coverlets, and attire from the Craik-Patton House Collection. The exhibit's primary focus is the material culture of the […]

Live on the Levee

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

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 […]

Free

Rainbow Run

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Walk, run or sashay to help raise funds for Rainbow Pride of WV’s Educational Scholarship and raising awareness of Kicking Smoking’s Butt! Register Here! Have a few minutes to help […]

Free

Kites Over Kanawha City

Field adjacent to 57th Street SE, 25304 57th Street, Charleston, WV

KCCA is working with New Era Air & Space Adventures to bring an old pastime to Kanawha City – kite building and flying. Come join us for an afternoon of […]

Free

Juneteenth Parade & Festival

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

The City of Charleston will kick off its Juneteenth Celebrations with a parade beginning at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center at noon leading towards a Juneteenth Festival at […]

Free

Poems While You Wait

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV

WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman along with poets Crystal Good and Jeff Tigchelaar will create original, one-of-a-kind poems designed just for you! Visit the poets in the Taylor Books Annex […]

SLC Super Saturday: Make Art Together

Kanawha County Public Library

Visit KCPL’s Main Library during the Capitol Street Art Fair as we celebrate being "All Together Now" for Summer Library Club (SLC)!  Get or renew a library card, enjoy arts […]

Free

The Wine & Jazz Music Festival

University of Charleston 2300 MacCorkle Ave SE,, Charleston, West Virginia

Fund for the Arts and Spilman Thomas & Battle present the best summer party in Charleston!Join your friends on Saturday, June 17th on the lawn at the University of Charleston […]

$35 – $45

Ice Cream & The Arts

Elk City 615 Tennessee Ave, Charleston

Fun for the whole family! Ice Cream & the Arts is a street fair and chalk art festival in the Elk City District of the West Side produced by Charleston […]

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV

A day of camaraderie, history, showcasing statewide talent, and featuring nationally known recording artists. Juneteenth commemorates the holiday that celebrates the announcement of the abolition of slavery in Texas. Join […]

Free

Charleston Chamber Music Society Concert

Christ Church United Methodist 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV

The Charleston Chamber Music Society will present classical pianist Gerald Lee. Tickets: Season Passes or $20 at the door Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to […]

2023 Art-for-ALL Juried Kids’ Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

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 […]

Free

WV Birthday Celebration Concert

Kanawha State Forest 7420 Kanawha State Forest Dr., Charleston, WV

For more than 20 years, the Kanawha State Forest Foundation has hosted the Kanawha Valley Community Band for a concert honoring WV Day. All are welcome! Come enjoy the forest […]

Free

Jonathan Burns

The Clay Center 1 Clay Square, Charleston, WV

Born with the gifts of flexibility, curiosity, and goofiness, Jonathan Burns combines these unique talents to astonish audiences around the globe. Jonathan has wow’d the AMERICA’S GOT TALENT judges, been […]

$15