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Charleston, West Virginia, USA

Entertainment & Events in Charleston, West Virginia

Special Events

  • Charleston Civic Center
    200 Civic Center Drive
    Charleston, WV 25301
    304-345-1500
    One of the most flexible facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region, this civic center is comprised of the Civic Center Coliseum, Municipal Auditorium, Civic Center Little Theater, and the Charleston Convention Center. The center hosts year round entertainment and convention, exhibition and sporting events. more

  • FestivALL Charleston
    304-561-3570 (Tickets)
    Held throughout Charleston, the four-day FestivALL offers high-quality artistic events that include music, dance, theater, visual art, and film. FestivALL also offers local artists and arts organizations the opportunity to show off their specialties.  more

Cinema

  • Marquee Southridge Cinemas
    331 Southridge Boulevard
    South Charleston, WV 25303
    Located in Southridge Center
    304-746-9900
    This 12-screen state-of-the-art movie theatre offers two concession stands, stadium seating, digital sound, and high back chairs.  more

  • Park Place Stadium Cinemas
    600 Washington Street East
    Charleston, WV 25301
    304-345-6540
    Park Place Stadium Cinemas offers 11 stadium seating auditoriums and four Dolby surround EX auditoriums for you to enjoy the latest movies. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Mountain Stage
    304-342-5757
    Featuring some of the world’s greatest artists, Mountain Stage® is an internationally-distributed weekly, two-hour live performance music radio program produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting that blends studio quality with live performance before a theater audience. One of the longest-running contemporary music programs on radio, Mountain Stage® is distributed nationally by Public Radio International and features four or five guests each week. Most programs are recorded in the Cultural Center Theater at the Capitol Complex. more

  • West Virginia Symphony Orchestra
    P.O. Box 2292
    Charleston, WVClay Center for the Arts and Sciences
    304-561-3570
    In addition to its Charleston series of six symphonic and four pops concerts, the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra tours the state each year. more

  • Charleston Chamber Music Society
    P.O. Box 641
    Charleston, WV304-344-5389
    Founded in 1942, the Charleston Chamber Music Society's classical chamber music concerts are presented at Christ Church United Methodist. more

  • Appalachian Children's Chorus
    P.O. Box 11342
    Charleston, WV304-343-1111
    "The Official Children's Chorus of the State of West Virginia," ACC currently has approximately 150 children in four choirs: Canzona, Chamber, Camerata, and Concert.  more

Plays & Productions

  • Children's Theatre of Charleston
    P.O. Box 11060
    Charleston, WV304-346-0164
    The official children's theatre of West Virginia, this educational and entertaining children's theatre performs an array of exciting shows from October to March at the Charleston Civic Center Little Theatre which will delight audiences of all ages. They also offer theatrical educational programs for children. more

  • Charleston Ballet, The
    822 Virginia Street East
    Charleston, WV 25301
    304-342-6541
    "The official West Virginia State Ballet," the Charleston Ballet was formed in 1956 by Andre Van Damme "to provide state experience in a professional atmosphere for West Virginia dancers and to create a greater appreciation for the art of ballet." Professional classes are available. more

  • Charleston Stage Company
    123 Summers Street
    Charleston, WV 25301
    Located in Downtown Charleston
    304-343-5272
    The Charleston Stage Company performs an array of exciting theatrical productions throughout their season which include experimental and avant garde plays, new dramas, and European and American classic dramas. They also offer educational and artistic outreach programs for all ages. more

  • Kanawha Players
    309 Beauregard Street
    Charleston, WV 26312
    304-343-7529
    Kanawha Players is "one of the oldest, continuously operating amateur theater companies in the country," having produced a season of live productions since 1922. more

  • River City Youth Ballet Ensemble & School
    4110 MacCorkle Avenue, Southeast
    Charleston, WV 25304
    304-925-3262
    Named "West Virginia’s Official Youth Ballet," the primary goal of the River City Youth Ballet School is to educate their students in the art of dance. Classes in ballet, modern, tap, jazz, and creative movement for all skill levels are offered. more

Arts & Crafts Shows

  • Capital City Arts & Crafts Show
    P.O. Box 4373
    Charleston, WV 25301
    Located at the Charleston Civic Center Grand Hall
    304-345-1500
    The largest indoor arts and crafts show in West Virginia, this three-day event features over 150 craftsmen from West Virginia and other states. Music and craft demonstrations are presented throughout the event. more
    Sponsored By: Kanawha City Lions Club

Festivals & Fairs

  • Multifest
    P.O. Box 1924
    Charleston, WV 25327
    Held on the State Capitol Grounds
    304-590-2535 or 304-382-9734
    One of the largest educational, family-oriented events in the area, Multifest is a celebration of ethnic diversity and multiculturalism in West Virginia held annually the first weekend in August. A variety of ethnic cuisine, arts, crafts, music and cultural dance is presented during this event.

  • Riverfest
    P.O. Box 2191
    St. Albans, WVHeld at St. Albans Roadside Park
    304-760-6202
    St. Albans Riverfest is an annual four-day event held each July. The whole family will enjoy an amazing fireworks display, craft booths, food, musical performances, a 5K run and walk, parade, contests, and more. more

Sporting Events

  • West Virginia Power
    601 Morris Street, Suite 201
    Charleston, WV 25301
    Held at Appalachian Power Park
    304-344-2287
    A part of the South Atlantic League, the West Virginia Power is a Class A Affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. more

  

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