2024 Event Listing


March 28, 2024

Amy Loomis, Executive Director – (304) 292-0168


40+ Events Coming to Downtown for 2024 Season
Downtown event highlights and unveiling of 40th Anniversary logo

MORGANTOWN W. Va- Main Street Morgantown announces over 40 downtown events with the kick-off of its 2024 events season starting in April.  Since 1984, Main Street Morgantown has been dedicated to the development and promotion of a vibrant and prosperous downtown district. To accompany its milestone year, Main Street Morgantown announces the unveiling of its 40th anniversary logo.

The 2024 events season starts in April with a mix of new and beloved events. New this year is the WV Cupcake & Craft Beer Festival, a downtown street festival where gourmet cupcakes meet locally brewed craft beer in perfect harmony. Other April events include StoryFest by Morgantown Public Library System, International Street Festival by WVU Office of Global Affairs, and Spring Handmade Market by Mon River Trails Conservancy. Spring Arts Walk will return to High Street on May 4th.

Among the 2024 highlights are WV Birthday Party in June, Hops on the Mon in October, an array of street festivals, cruise-ins, vendor events, merchant mixers, and holiday celebrations. A new year-round program First Fridays for the Arts by Arts Council of Morgantown will celebrate creativity and culture as a multi-venue arts showcase. With the City’s recent establishment of the downtown PODA program, the public can look forward to casual “sip and stroll” type events in the Downtown and Wharf Districts in May.

Main Street Morgantown’s full events roster is possible with the help of hardworking coordinators, volunteers, and through the expansion of its Affiliate events programming. The Affiliate program extends events expertise to a grow a network of emergent organizers promoting vibrant events and foot traffic in the district.  To aid their success, Main Street Morgantown offers support in marketing & communications, service coordination, and equipment loans. During last year’s program pilot, Main Street Morgantown and its Affiliates contributed to a total of 35 events in 2023.

Established in 1984, Main Street Morgantown has been dedicated to economic vitality of Morgantown’s historic commercial core. A nationally accredited program, Main Street Morgantown leads a safe, welcoming, and attractive district for businesses, residents, and visitors. Its programs encourage growth and prosperity among current and prospective businesses within the district, thoughtful revitalization, and collaborative partnering toward a thriving business community.

With over 40 events coming in 2024, there is something for everyone. Follow Main Street Morgantown on Facebook and Instagram or visit downtownmorgantown.com to stay updated about upcoming events and celebrations.

About: Main Street Morgantown is a non-profit (501c3) organization. Its mission is to develop and promote vibrant and prosperous Downtown and Wharf Districts.