Fund for the Arts Capital Cocktail Classic

Join Fund for the Arts as we host an event where four local restaurants compete by serving signature cocktails and appetizers as participants sample and vote for their favorites. Vote to crown "Best Cocktail in Town" Early Bird Ticket: $50/person September 30 through the day of: $60/person More information available at fundforthearts.org Get Your Tickes […]

$60

2023 Art-for-FALL Teen Juried Art Exhibition

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

Art-for-FALL is a juried art exhibition open to 7th-12th grades. Stop by The Clay Center to see this FestivFALL exhibition highlighting the work of local aspiring artists. The show will […]

City Center Dead

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

FestivALL and Arts Amplified presents: City Center Dead! Join John Inghram, JP Nowak, Eric Weingrad, Brandon Bowlds and Brad Goodall for a FREE night of Grateful Dead hits at City Center at Slack Plaza. Food trucks and activities on-site. Enjoy this evening of live music at the City Center at Slack Plaza. Have a few […]

Free

Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Why We Stayed: Stories & Monologues About the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence”

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Presented in partnership with the Charleston YWCA’s Resolve Family Abuse Program, “Why We Stayed” is a poignant drama of heartbreak and reclamation told through the eyes of the forgotten victims and survivors of Domestic Violence. Tickets: $15 for adults $10 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d […]

$15
Event Series Harvest Art Fair

Harvest Art Fair

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivFALL's Harvest Art Fair Shop from a wide variety of West Virginia artisans as they display and sell their hand crafted goods October 14-15. It's the perfect time to get some early holiday shopping done, and meet the creators behind the goods you love. LOCATION: The Capitol Market at 800 Smith Street! This space allows us […]

Event Series Down & Dirty Music Festival

Down & Dirty Music Festival

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

Grab your boots and kick up some dust for a special weekend of country music, cold beer and great times. The inaugural Salango Law Down & Dirty Music Festival will be held at GoMart Ballpark, home of the Charleston Dirty Birds, October 14-15, 2023. The Salango Law Down and Dirty Music Festival is the all-new […]

$20

Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Why We Stayed: Stories & Monologues About the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence”

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Presented in partnership with the Charleston YWCA’s Resolve Family Abuse Program, “Why We Stayed” is a poignant drama of heartbreak and reclamation told through the eyes of the forgotten victims and survivors of Domestic Violence. Tickets: $15 for adults $10 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d […]

$15
Event Series Harvest Art Fair

Harvest Art Fair

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivFALL's Harvest Art Fair Shop from a wide variety of West Virginia artisans as they display and sell their hand crafted goods October 14-15. It's the perfect time to get some early holiday shopping done, and meet the creators behind the goods you love. LOCATION: The Capitol Market at 800 Smith Street! This space allows us […]

Event Series Down & Dirty Music Festival

Down & Dirty Music Festival

GoMart Ballpark 601 Morris St., Charleston, WV

Grab your boots and kick up some dust for a special weekend of country music, cold beer and great times. The inaugural Salango Law Down & Dirty Music Festival will be held at GoMart Ballpark, home of the Charleston Dirty Birds, October 14-15, 2023. The Salango Law Down and Dirty Music Festival is the all-new […]

$20

Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Why We Stayed: Stories & Monologues About the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence”

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Presented in partnership with the Charleston YWCA’s Resolve Family Abuse Program, “Why We Stayed” is a poignant drama of heartbreak and reclamation told through the eyes of the forgotten victims and survivors of Domestic Violence. Tickets: $15 for adults $10 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d […]

$15

An Afternoon with West Virginia Dance Company

The Culture Center 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

Through the art of movement, the WV Dance Company shares intimate portraits of the human experience, energetic displays of the power of nature and vibrant images of the nuances of world cultures. Tickets: $5 for students, $10 for adults Made possible in part by a 2023 grant from The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation. An Afternoon of Dance with […]

$5 – $10
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free

The Rustic Mechanicals presents Shakespeare’s “Hamlet”

Capital High School 1500 Greenbrier St, Charleston, WV, United States

West Virginia’s only professional Shakespeare troupe, The Rustic Mechanicals, performs the classic Hamlet at the Capital High School Theater. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Get Your Tickets Here! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to […]

$10

CANCELED: The Witches of Wolfhaven & Warlock Operetta

Davis Fine Arts Center Theater at WVSU 301 Washington Ave, Dunbar, WV, United States

Tomorrow's Witches of Wolfhaven & Warlock Operetta is canceled due to illness. We apologize for the inconvenience. The two operas (Witches of Wolfhaven and Warlock Concert) take place in a mystical world of witches and warlocks. While Gertrude belongs to the benevolent Wolfhaven coven, Gustav is a member of the clan led by the evil […]

Free
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free

All Ages Yoga

Folded Leaf 1020 Bridge Road, Charleston, WV, United States

Participate in an all-ages yoga class with instructor Nina Ratliff! Must bring your own mats and props. 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 you’d like to see at future […]

Free

Three Things: Season 8, Episode 9 during FestivFALL!

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

FestivALL presents Season 8 of Three Things! This episode features Ryan Kennedy, Linda Bodie and former Charleston Mayor Danny Jones. This episode will take place at the Capitol Market at 800 Smith St. General Tickets: $10 (available now) Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight […]

$10
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free

Charleston ARTbus Unveiling

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

We are excited to unveil the winning submission for the FOURTH Charleston ARTbus! On October 19 Charleston's fourth ARTbus will be parked out beside Slack Plaza in Charleston's Downtown, designed by Charleston […]

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

Art-After-Dark

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

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 Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden, […]

Free

West Virginia Humanities Council presents the 41st annual McCreight Lecture in the Humanities, delivered by author, journalist, and tech humanist Cory Doctorow

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

West Virginia Humanities Council presents the 41st annual McCreight Lecture in the Humanities, delivered by author, journalist, and tech humanist Cory Doctorow. He is a 2020 inductee into the Canadian Science Fiction Hall of Fame and author of over two dozen books, including two this year:  technothriller Red Team Blues, and a new work of […]

Free
Event Series Art Scavenger Hunt

Art Scavenger Hunt

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

Can YOU solve the riddles? 5 local artists have hidden their artistic treasures around Charleston! To start, follow FestivALL Charleston's Facebook Page and Instagram Page. Every day at 8am from October 16-20, FestivALL will post a HINT as to where to find the artwork. If you can figure out the location based on the riddle and get there first, the […]

Free

An Evening with the Poets

Taylor Books 226 Capitol Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Marc Harshman hosts an evening of poetry readings and then the floor will be opened to attendees for discussion/Q&A. Marc Harshman Harshman’s WOMAN IN RED ANORAK, won the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize and was published in 2018 by Lynx House / University of Washington Press. His fourteenth children’s book, FALLINGWATER…, co-authored with Anna Smucker, was […]

Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Why We Stayed: Stories & Monologues About the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence”

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Presented in partnership with the Charleston YWCA’s Resolve Family Abuse Program, “Why We Stayed” is a poignant drama of heartbreak and reclamation told through the eyes of the forgotten victims and survivors of Domestic Violence. Tickets: $15 for adults $10 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d […]

$15

Charleston Ballet presents “Fairy Tails”

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

See the premieres of Peter and the Wolf, Cinderella, and Winnie the Pooh & Friends as they are brought to life on stage by the Charleston Ballet. Be amazed by Peter's cleverness, accompany Winnie the Pooh on his adventures, and witness Cinderella's dream come true. This production is perfect for all ages. Duration: 1 1/2 […]

$35

Charleston Ballet presents “Fairy Tails”

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

See the premieres of Peter and the Wolf, Cinderella, and Winnie the Pooh & Friends as they are brought to life on stage by the Charleston Ballet. Be amazed by Peter's cleverness, accompany Winnie the Pooh on his adventures, and witness Cinderella's dream come true. This production is perfect for all ages. Duration: 1 1/2 […]

$35

Contemporary Youth Arts Company presents “Why We Stayed: Stories & Monologues About the Forgotten Victims of Domestic Violence”

Elk City Playhouse 218 W. Washington Street, Charleston, WV, United States

Presented in partnership with the Charleston YWCA’s Resolve Family Abuse Program, “Why We Stayed” is a poignant drama of heartbreak and reclamation told through the eyes of the forgotten victims and survivors of Domestic Violence. Tickets: $15 for adults $10 for students/seniors CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d […]

$15

Charleston Ballet presents “Fairy Tails”

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

See the premieres of Peter and the Wolf, Cinderella, and Winnie the Pooh & Friends as they are brought to life on stage by the Charleston Ballet. Be amazed by Peter's cleverness, accompany Winnie the Pooh on his adventures, and witness Cinderella's dream come true. This production is perfect for all ages. Duration: 1 1/2 […]

$35

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars: Ghostbusters (1984)!

The Vandalia Co. 611 Tennessee Avenue, Charleston, WV, United States

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars! Bring a chair, bring a friend and enjoy a film screening in the great outdoors of Charleston, WV! Film: The Ghostbusters! CLICK HERE FOR […]

$7

2023 Art-for-FALL Teen Juried Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony

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

FestivALL presents Art-for-FALL Teen Juried Art Exhibition Awards Ceremony at The Clay Center Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden with guest speaker, Nichole Westfall! Attendees will experience talent from budding artists in […]

Free

Carriage Trail Leaf Walk

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

Enjoy the arts outside on this .65 mile trail. Music by Jeremiah & Brittany, interactive art and poetry readings, and more! FREE event. Parking is limited.Location/Parking: Sunrise Carriage Trail, 746 Myrtle […]

Free

Spring Hill Cemetery: History Comes Alive!

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

History will come alive at Spring Hill Cemetery during FestivFALL! Come celebrate Charleston’s rich history with the Friends of Spring Hill Cemetery Park and Arboretum on a choice of 2 self-guided walks. One is wholly on asphalt, with easy grades, one is on grass with, generally easy travel, but rougher underfoot. Both routes will have […]

Glow in the Park

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

Glow in the Park at Slack Plaza with music and art! Enjoy a night full of glow fun including a pop up art gallery, family activities, live music, glow in the dark crafts, and more! This event is produced by City of Charleston Office of Public Art. Parking available at the Summers Street Parking Garage […]

Free

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 1

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 2

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 3

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 4

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 5

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 6

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 7

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 8

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10

Three Things: Season 9, Episode 9

TBD

FestivALL presents Season 9 of Three Things! FestivALL’s live monthly speaker series, Three Things, showcases three guests who will share insight into their personal story of where they started, what they love, and where they are going. General Tickets: $10 Student Tickets: $5 (available day of show) Do you enjoy this series? Get ALL 9 episodes for the […]

$10