“Show Your Pride” Window Display Contest

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

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, and a special fireworks show will cap post-game entertainment. Get your tickets before the game! Buy Tickets Presented by Previous Next Have a few minutes […]

$7

FestivALL Porch Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

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 the East End. Check out the Porch Parade map to create your own parade route. Neighborhood stoops, porches and yards will turn into into works […]

Free

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 June 18th for the design you want to see on a 29' KRT bus. The winner will be announced on Monday June 19th. This mobile […]

Free

2023 Art-for-ALL Kids’ Juried Art Exhibition

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

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 or on the FestivALL Neighborhood Arts Facebook page. Exhibition open during Clay Center hours:Tuesday-Saturday | 10am-5pmSunday | 12pm-5pmMonday | ClosedThe exhibition will close with an awards ceremony on June […]

Free

Live on the Levee featuring John Inghram: A Tribute to the Who

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 Of […]

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 de Janiero. Currently the Director of Music at Lake of the Isles Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, she presents First Presby's annual FestivALL organ recital. Free - donations […]

Free

Argentine Tango Performance & Class

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

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 around the world, including traditional Tango, Vals, Milonga and the more modern Nuevo and alternative Tango. Following the performance they will offer an introductory class. […]

Free

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

CAMC Foundation “Run for Your Life”

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

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 created in 2004 by friends to honor a Charleston Daily Mail Sports Editor, Jody Jividen, who passed away from colorectal cancer in 2002. What better […]

$25

FestivALL Art Parade

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

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 see your most colorful, musical and funky sides! Feel free to dress up in your most creative outfits/costumes/masks and decorate a float, vehicle or walk […]

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 doggie fashion show! Make sure to visit our friends at the Capitol Market and take in brunch specials at Soho’s, lots of outdoor vendors and […]

Free

FamilyCare Kids Summer Bash

FamilyCare 116 Hills Plaza, Charleston, WV, United States

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. Be part of an installation at FamilyCare by visiting the art corner and creating your own canvas work of art! Have a few minutes to […]

Dance FestivALL Masterclass

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

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 and began dancing when she was three years old at Kat and Company Dance Studio. In 2007, Alicia began taking classes at Morgantown Dance Studio. […]

$20

WVIFF presents A Film Under the Stars during FestivALL!

Base Camp Printing 1314 Hansford St., Charleston, WV, United States

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. Location: Base Camp Printing Door at 6:30pm Movie at 7:00pm When young Alan Parrish discovers a mysterious board game, he doesn't realize its unimaginable powers until […]

$7

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

Sound Checks: Shelem’s Album Preview Show

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

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 Clay Center stage, and enjoy the best music from local and national emerging artists. Be a part of the scene at Sound Checks!Isaac Shelem Fadiga, […]

$20

Sunday Morning Yoga

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

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 your own mat and props. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and […]

Free
Event Series Dizzy Doc Balloon Sculpture

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 June 11, and see the complete creation on June 17! For over 24 years, Aaron has been making art with the medium of Balloons! This […]

Free

Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art, Dance

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

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 with music by Jeremiah & Brittany, an interactive jam session with Katzendrummers, dances by JADCO Contemporary Dance Company, interactive art activities, and more around every […]

Free

Second Sunday in the Studio

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

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 Cost: Included with museum admission Sponsored by Previous Next Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

Authors’ Roundtable

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

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 more recent books, share insights regarding their chosen medium and reflect upon the current state of the literary world. The authors will also be open […]

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 submissions on the scoreboard. Children 13 and under get in free!Get your tickets before the game! Buy Tickets Submit your video here! Submit Video FestivBALL […]

$7

Dance FestivALL

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

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 and Company Dance Studio. In 2007, Alicia began taking classes at MorgantownDance Studio. She also trained at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet and the University of […]

$10 – $20

An Evening with Hannah Jane

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

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 2023 FestivALL and to bring to you a performance filled with some of her favorite Broadway music. From audition rooms, to cabaret houses, to concert […]

$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 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 […]

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 water guns to power their model yachts across the fountain waters. See wckiwanis.org for more information! Presented by Have a few minutes to help us […]

Free

Dawg Days of Summer

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

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 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 […]

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 Director and Rebecca Powell, accompanist. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and […]

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 provided. Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course want to […]

Free

Shakespeareoke

Short Story Brewing 186 Summers Street, Charleston, WV, United States

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, sonnets, dialogues, couplets and more. Sponsored by Previous Next Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our […]

Free

An Evening with Leslie Odom, Jr.

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

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 a multifaceted performer recognized for his work on the Broadway stage, on television, in film, and as a recording artist. He is a Tony winner, […]

$43.50 – $128.50

Public Art Mural Bike Tour

Charleston, WV Charleston, WV, United States

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 city’s Downtown and West Side neighborhoods. Meet at Taylor Books at 5:30pm, ride will begin promptly at 6pm. Bring your own bike and don't forget […]

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. Full sound will be provided, along with an acoustic guitar and a keyboard, but feel free to bring your own instruments. Space is limited, no […]

An Evening with Emmet Cahill Concert

Christ Church United Methodist 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV, United States

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 music. Critics say, "not only does Emmet have an outstanding voice, he is a wonderful Irish storyteller!" His concerts have sold out all over the […]

$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
Event Series Out of the Box

Out of the Box

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

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 early to middle nineteenth century with an emphasis on the arts and handicrafts within the domestic sphere. Materials, such as quilts and coverlets from our […]

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 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 […]

Free

Rolls on the River

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

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, a kids' area and more! Tickets: Adult-General Admission: $35.00 (8 tasting tickets, 5 beer tasting tickets) Non-Alcohol Admission: $20.00 (8 tasting tickets, 3 water tickets) […]

$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! Participating shops are located along Quarrier, Capitol, Lee, Summers and Hale streets in Downtown Charleston and feature a variety of art and goods – from […]

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 create his art.  A variety of fun family activities introduce children to this artist and each participant will create an original work of art in the […]

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 Juliet Art Museum, with free admission! Explore our current exhibitions along with live performances by local musicians, take home art activities, and free parking during Downtown Charleston’s Art Walk! Check […]

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 & The Wildfire! Food trucks will be on-site.Set Times: 7pm – 4Chill8pm – Juice Newsom & The Groove9pm – Erin & The WildfireFREE Entry Open to […]

Free

The Possible Dream: Collection Highlights Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Clay Center

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

In June 1985, Charleston civic leaders unveiled plans for an arts center to revitalize the city’s downtown area. After decades of fundraising, planning, and construction, the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia opened in July 2003. Join us as we celebrate our twentieth anniversary through an exhibition that tells the story […]

Event Series Out of the Box

Out of the Box

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

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 early to middle nineteenth century with an emphasis on the arts and handicrafts within the domestic sphere. Materials, such as quilts and coverlets from our […]

Live on the Levee featuring Rasta Rafiki

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 Aristotle Jones7:45pm […]

Free

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

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 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 […]

$30

Capitol Street Art Fair presented by Smoky Mountain Distributors

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

Children’s Art Fair presented by Children’s Dentistry

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

Kites Over Kanawha City

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

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 fun and help us fill the skies with beauty and excitement! This event will feature an exhibition flying large kites by New Era Air & […]

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 City Center at Slack Plaza. The festival will feature live music, poetry, speakers, dance performances, and the selection of Mr. and Miss Juneteenth. Have a […]

Free

Poems While You Wait

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

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 Gallery, select a topic, and they'll begin writing! $5 suggested donation to purchase a poem goes back to FestivALL. Thank you for your support! Have […]

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 and crafts projects, play games on the front plaza, and partake in refreshments from the Friends of the Library.  Plus, readers of all ages are […]

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 for a full day of renowned jazz musicians, superb regional wines, craft beers, and phenomenal food!Set Times:3:00pm Hot Jazz of Charleston4:10pm Holly Forbes5:20pm Bob Thompson7:00pm The Commonheart8:30pm Moon HoochTickets: $35 […]

$35 – $45

Ice Cream & The Arts

Elk City 615 Tennessee Ave, Charleston, United States

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 Main Streets. Free ice cream is available to attendees as local artists and The Chalking Dad Erik Greenawalt create their own chalk masterpieces. Attendees can enjoy numerous participatory […]

Free

Juneteenth Celebration

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

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 the Herbert Henderson of Minority Affairs in celebrating Juneteenth 2023 with music, games, bounce houses, vendors, and fun for everyone! Presented by Have a few […]

Free

Charleston Chamber Music Society Concert

Christ Church United Methodist 1221 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV, United States

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 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 […]

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

Capitol Street Art Fair presented by Smoky Mountain Distributors

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

Children’s Art Fair presented by Children’s Dentistry

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

2023 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, Elexus […]

Free

‘Little Shop of Horrors: The Musical’ presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild

Charleston Light Opera Guild

The Charleston Light Opera Guild will present multiple performances of 'Little Shop of Horrors'' on June 9-11 and 16-18, 2023 during FestivALL at the Guild Theater! Based on the 1960 Roger Corman movie, the musical "Little Shop of Horrors" with music by Alan Menken and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman tells the story of Seymour Krelhourn, a […]

$20

WV Birthday Celebration Concert

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

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 as the music echoes through it and stick around afterwards for some birthday cake to honor our great state. The concert will take place on […]

Free

Jonathan Burns

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

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 told by Penn Jillette he was ”absolutely fabulous (Teller nodded along) on their show FOOL US, dazzled the audience on THE LATE LATE SHOW with […]

$15

Mountain Stage featuring Donna the Buffalo, Alisa Amador, David Childers & The Serpents, and more

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

Be a part of the live audience as Mountain Stage records a fresh episode for NPR Music celebrating their 40th year! Host Kathy Mattea will welcome Donna the Buffalo, Alisa Amador, David Childers & The Serpents, David Jacobs-Strain & Bob Beach, and more. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS More details below Ticket Info All tickets to […]

$25 – $30

Three Things: Season 8, Episode 8

Shawnee Sports Complex 519 King Street, Dunbar, WV, United States

FestivALL presents Season 8 of Three Things!This episode features Bren Stevens, the Athletic Director for the University of Charleston, Andy Shea, Owner of the Charleston Dirty Birds, and Carl Lee, former […]

$10

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

Inside Out Public Art Walking Tour and Bike Tour at the Capitol

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

Join the National Parks Conservation Association on a public art adventure starting with a 30-minute guided walking tour inside of the WV State Capitol Building and followed by a 1-hour guided bike tour exploring the statutes and monuments on the Capitol Complex Grounds. The walking tour meets at 3pm in front of the WV Coal […]

Free

Inside Out Public Art Walking Tour and Bike Tour at the Capitol

WV State Capitol 1900 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston, WV, United States

Join the National Parks Conservation Association on a public art adventure starting with a 30-minute guided walking tour inside of the WV State Capitol Building and followed by a 1-hour guided bike tour exploring the statutes and monuments on the Capitol Complex Grounds. The walking tour meets at 3pm in front of the WV Coal […]

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

The Art of Seasonal Living with Sherry Weaver: Zero Waste Pumpkin Painting and Tasting

Capitol Market 800 Smith St, Charleston, WV

Learn about the art of homesteading with Sherry Weaver (Quite Contrary Kitchen Gardens) as we delve into making your produce no-waste in creative and innovative ways. This event is FREE to the public! Have a few minutes to help us out? We’d love to hear from you! Take our survey below – and of course […]

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 artist Wes Eary! When you head downtown to dine local on Thursday evening, stop by and check it out! This project was made possible by FestivALL, […]

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! Participating shops are located along Quarrier, Capitol, Lee, Summers and Hale streets in Downtown Charleston and feature a variety of art and goods – from […]

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, with free admission! Explore our growing outdoor sculpture collection, along with a performance by singer/songwriter Sam Eplin. Screenprint your own tote bag with Dan Davis […]

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

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 […]

$15

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 […]

Free