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.
Med Express Kids' Day 2013
July 20th, 2013
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 Med Express 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
October 4th, 2013
“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.
October 4th, 2013
This year's ARTS WALK, sponsored by Main Street Morgantown, Monongalia Art Center (MAC) and Arts Monongahela, will take place on Friday, October 4th 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
Main Street Morgantown and co-sponsors, WCLG & WesBanco will be purchasing two Apple iPAD’s® and customers who make purchases totaling ($25 or more at any business) in the Downtown and Wharf District will become eligible to register to win the Apple iPAD®
Terri and Barb will be Registering Eligible Customers between
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at Arts Monongahela - 201 High Street (Beside Huntington Bank)
Bring your sales receipts to this location
Arts Monongalia will be featuring an Artisan Village for people to enjoy while signing up for drawing. Also, Santa Claus will be present for parents to take or have their children’s picture taken.
Questions Call 304-292-0168 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chocolate Lovers' Day
April 6th, 2013
The 14th 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.
May 16th, 2013
Stop in at Pinocchio's Books & Toys to find that special gift for your little one. 322 High Street downtown Morgantown, WV
May 15th, 2013
Kuehn Sisters Diamonds the place to get that prefect gift for someone you love. 320 High Street downtown Morgantown 304-296-9669 www.kuehnsisters.com
"When it has to be Unique"
May 14th, 2013
Stop in Black Bear Burritos and enjoy Dan Cunningham
Black Bear Burritos
Local favorite Dan Cunningham takes our stage tonight at 630-9pm. AND! Its Tappy Tuesday!!! That means from 5-7 our drafts are $1 cheaper; so with Sierra Nevada Pale Ale on drink special this week, you can get a cold frothy pint for only $2.25!!
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
Our Main Street is home to over 75 Retailers, 35 Restaurants, Cafes & Taverns, 100 Professional Businesses
304 292-4699 (fax)
201 High St., Suite 2
Morgantown, WV 26505