Come celebrate the downtown with us! Main Street Morgantown hosts annual events and a handful of special events that change every year. Here you will find all the info on our promotional events. Be sure to check out Main Street Morgantown on Facebook to find out exact dates for these events as they're announced.
Chocolate Lovers' Day
April 12th, 2014
The 15th annual “Chocolate Lovers’ Day will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in Downtown Morgantown, WV. Chocolate Lovers’ Day is a one day chocolate extravaganza inviting the public to indulge themselves in an array of chocolate creations.
For only $5 per person (children under 5 free) registrants will sample tasty chocolate treats at each business while accumulating points towards the grand prize drawing. This year the grand prize, is 4 tickets to Hershey Park in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
On Chocolate Lovers' Day registration will begin at 11am at the Monongalia Art Center at the bottom of High Street beside Hotel Morgan and Arts Monongahela beside Huntington Bank. Registration will end at 2:30pm.
Come celebrate Downtown Morgantown with us while experiencing all the businesses have to offer. You can’t afford to miss a store or a morsel of chocolate during this once a year opportunity!
For additional information on Chocolate Lovers’ Day or any of our exciting events in call 304-292-0168.
MedExpress Kids' Day 2014
July 19th, 2014
From 10am - 2pm kids will take over the downtown with more than 60 scheduled events. Kids of all ages will learn about safety, play games, receive free goodies from area businesses, make crafts, and play in the giant sand box. Enjoy live entertainment, free PRT rides, trolley trips and more. So kids, the only place to be is Downtown Morgantown for the MedExpress Kids' Day.
Information booths will be set up throughout the event at Dairy Queen (444 High Street), Citizens Bank (265 High Street).
Restrooms will be available at the Morgantown Public Safety Building (300 Spruce Street), Morgantown Public Library (373 Spruce Street).
There will be a safety area located in the BB&T parking lot (496 High Street). The FBI, Morgantown Police and Fire Departments, EMS, and a Red Cross Emergency Response Vehicle will be present. Also, first aid kits will be located at the Information booths.
Art is Food
September 19th, 2014
“Art is Food” is a new event for Arts Walk, which is held every year during WVU Fall Family Weekend. WVU Mountaineer Parents Club and Main Street Morgantown will hold their second annual (5:00 – 7:00 p.m.)“Art is Food” event in the Morgantown Market Place located at the corner of Fayette and Spruce Streets. Food will be provided through the partnership of the “Downtown Morgantown Restaurant Association” cost is $15 per person and will include samplings of food from downtown/Wharf District restaurants.
Plan the perfect Friday night. Enjoy the “Art is Food” from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. then stroll through over forty downtown businesses and see artwork from local artists’ from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Enjoy music at numerous locations and a variety of unique dining choices. Also, don’t forget downtown Morgantown’s entertainment venues for your continued enjoyment after 9:00 p.m.
September 19th, 2014
This year's ARTS WALK, sponsored by Main Street Morgantown, Monongalia Art Center (MAC) and Arts Monongahela, will take place on Friday, September 19th in downtown Morgantown. Arts Mon and MAC are information points for the Arts Walk-- you can get the inside scoop on where the artists are and what’s happening downtown. Arts Mon is located next to Huntington Bank on the corner of High Street and Pleasant Street. Monongalia Arts Center is easy to find, on the corner of High Street and Kirk Street. Participating businesses and places with artists are marked by lit tiki torches.
Plan the perfect Friday night. From 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. you can stroll through over forty downtown businesses and see artwork from local artists. As you stroll through downtown collect four fantastic bookmarks featuring Morgantown Area Artists. These artists are culture-makers who challenge the status quo and advance our region’s Arts… plus they are your neighbors. You can find them at Arts Monongahela, MAC, the Main Street Offices and pretty much every other business downtown!
Enjoy music at numerous locations and a variety of unique dining choices.
Small Business Saturday
November 30th, 2013
Small Business Saturday is November 30, 2013.
Customers who make purchases totaling $25 or more in any Downtown or Historic Wharf District business will be entered into a drawing to win (1) of (3) Apple® iPads® sponsored by WCLG, Citizens Bank of Morgantown, Waterfront Jeep and KLM Properties, Inc. Registration for the drawing will be at Arts Monongahela (201 High Street, beside Huntington Bank) from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013. Customers must bring their sales receipts to this location to be entered in the drawing. Arts Monongahela will be featuring an Artisan Village for people to enjoy while signing up for the drawing.
Free photos with Santa Claus will also occur at Arts Monongahela from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Santa will give a book to each child who visits him, courtesy of Barnes and Noble.
Main Street Morgantown will also be selling discount cards to Downtown businesses for $5 at Arts Monongahela from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 30, 2013. These discount cards will be good for one year. Customers who purchase MSM Discount Cards will be entered into the iPad® drawing twice. Additionally, the first 100 customers to purchase a discount card on Small Business Saturday will receive a $5 Maxwell’s gift card.
“The Festival Big Band” will be playing at the Metropolitan Theatre (369 High Street) on Small Business Saturday, starting at 2:00 p.m.
If you have any questions please call 304-292-0168 or email email@example.com
For more information check out our Facebook page www.facebook.com/mainstreetmorgantown
December 9th, 2013
Corridor Magazine December 2013/January 2014
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December 9th, 2013
Morgantown was listed as one of America's Best College Towns by Travel + Leisure Magazine!
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Step back into the colorful history of Morgantown with an Audio Walking Tour of the Historic Downtown area. Explore the distinctive, classic architectural styles, the history and individuals that built a thriving community along the banks of the Monongahela River.
The Audio Walking Tour is available at the Historic Clarion Hotel Morgan located at 127 High Street
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Morgantown, WV 26505