Transparent purple square.png

Upcoming Events

PKB is the place to celebrate community! We take to the streets to be entertained, listen to great music, taste unique culinary creations, and build lasting friendships.

Small Business Saturday
Nov
24
7:00 AM07:00

Small Business Saturday

Shop Small in Downtown PKB on Saturday, November 24th and support our local small businesses owners. Main Street PKB is partnering with our downtown business owners to plan and promote Small Business Saturday. Check out what is going on in #downtownpkb!
Worried about where to park? We’ve got you covered. Thanks to our friends at the Mid Ohio Valley Transit Authority, their parking garage will have free parking all day on Small Business Saturday!

Parkersburg Art Center - Open from 10 am - 5 pm for their Artists Market; Free admission, hot drinks, sweet treats, 6x6 art sale and the Opening Celebration for their Artist Tree Display.
Point Park Marketplace - Open from 10 am - 5 pm for great eating and shopping!
Hot Dog Willy - Buy a stuffed burger, get chips and a drink free
Toscano in Appalachia - Sample brownies, breads and apple caramel Sangria
Maka Mia Pizza - 14” large one topping with cheese bread for $10
Rustic House - Numerous vendors offering discounts and sales

The Dils Center - Small Business Saturday Expo - Open from 10 am - 2 pm
3rd Street Deli - Open from 11 am - 3 pm for great lunch options.
Market Street Yarn & Crafts - 11 am - 3:30 pm for all your crafty needs
Unity Cafe - 7:30 am - 5:30 pm for great coffee and crepes
Corner Cafe - 7 am - 2 pm for great breakfast or lunch

View Event →
Winterfest
Dec
1
4:00 PM16:00

Winterfest

In an effort to promote downtown and the great businesses and culture we have to offer, Winterfest has been created to draw people to downtown for an evening of family fun. Several downtown businesses will be open, along with various downtown museums and attractions. More details to come as the holiday season approaches!

More details to come!

View Event →

Monster Mash on Market
Oct
27
6:00 PM18:00

Monster Mash on Market

  • 4th & 5th Streets Parkersburg, WV 26101 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Monster Mash Market will once again be held on 400 block of Market street between 4th and 5th streets, as well as the parking lot of Huntington Bank.

There is no admission charge for the event. Monster Mash is a family-centric Halloween party made possible by Downtown PKB and local businesses and community organizations who set up to be vendors for this event. Children will experience hands on activities, and trick-or-treat giveaways provided by the local businesses and community organizations. Limited concessions will be available for purchase for those interested. Following our Monster Mash activities on Market, a children's movie will be played. Thanks to Classic Plastics for being the title sponsor of this event.

Thank you to WVU at Parkersburg for sponsoring our Monster Mash 2018 trick-or-treat bags!

Thank you to The Blennerhassett Hotel for their donation to Monster Mash!

Make sure to come dressed in your best Halloween costume for a safe and not so scary evening celebrating the season!



If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact us!

View Event →
Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest
Sep
15
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest

Throwdown-2C.png
 

Our premier fall event in downtown Parkersburg has quickly become the Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest. Our Brewfest features many of West Virginia’s craft beers. Attendees will have the option to purchase various BBQ and other food items from their choice of food vendors. Most vendors accept cash only, but there are ATM’s in the vicinity of the event. Towards the end of the evening, attendees are encourage to cast their vote for the favorite BBQ item in the ballot box at the main gate. At the end of the night, our winner will be announced and receive their award. This event is made possible with the support of the Parkersburg Jaycees and other sponsors. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Childern 13 yrs. and older are the same price as adult admission price and kids 12 and under are free. 

This year's entertainment will be two local favorites: Back Porch Alibi and Hit Parade 

Thank you to our 2018 Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest sponsors!

Huntington Bank
WesBanco
Pickering Associates
United Bank
Williamstown Bank
Curry Warehouses  
CAS Cable 
WVU Parkersburg
BB&T
iHeart Radio  
CSL Plasma 

Are you interested in sponsoring this event? Contact us!

Ready for some fantastic BBQ? Check out the vendors list for the Downtown Throwdown!

Belair's Bistro & Catering
Parkersburg Country Club
Hot Dog Willy's
The PAR
North End Tavern and Brewery
Q-Wagon BBQ
Convicted Pigs
Shorty's Pizzeria
 

 

 

 

View Event →
1988 Tribute to Bon Jovi and 80's Music - Point Park Concerts on the River
Sep
7
8:00 PM20:00

1988 Tribute to Bon Jovi and 80's Music - Point Park Concerts on the River

The Point Park Concert Series is a free-admission concert series located at Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Hosted on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer, the Point Park Concerts draw crowds of over 2,000 people.

Before the concert, join us in downtown for the first Market Street Merchants Artists walk from 5 - 7 pm. Hosted by Artsbridge, spend an evening outside in downtown Parkersburg enjoying live music, creative art displays, eating, and shopping at our unique downtown merchants.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi.

McClinton Logo.png
 

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River sponsors:
WesBanco
Exit Riverbend Realty
Memorial Health System
United Bank

Rain Venue:  PHS Auditorium

If you are interested in sponsoring the Point Park Concert Series, contact us!

 

View Event →
Absolute Queen, Queen Tribute Experience - Point Park Concerts on the River
Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Absolute Queen, Queen Tribute Experience - Point Park Concerts on the River

Absolute Queen Tribute, Queen Tribute Experience.

The Point Park Concert Series is a free-admission concert series located at Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Hosted on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer, the Point Park Concerts draw crowds of over 2,000 people.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi.

McClinton Logo.png

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River sponsors:
WesBanco
Exit Riverbend Realty
Memorial Health System
United Bank

Rain Venue:  PHS Auditorium

If you are interested in sponsoring the Point Park Concert Series, contact us!

View Event →
Vegas McGraw, Tim McGraw Tribute - Point Park Concerts on the River
Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Vegas McGraw, Tim McGraw Tribute - Point Park Concerts on the River

Vegas McGraw, Tim McGraw Tribute.

The Point Park Concert Series is a free-admission concert series located at Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Hosted on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer, the Point Park Concerts draw crowds of over 2,000 people.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River sponsors:
WesBanco
Exit Riverbend Realty
Memorial Health System
United Bank

Rain Venue: PHS Auitorium

If you are interested in sponsoring the Point Park Concert Series, contact us!

View Event →
Taste of Parkersburg
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

Taste of Parkersburg

  • Market Street & 3rd Street Parkersburg, WV 26101 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Now in its 13th year, Downtown PKB's annual Taste of Parkersburg event has offered an exciting mix of food, wine and music to patrons of this unique and spirited festival. Growing in popularity with each year, our event inspires food, wine and beer lovers throughout the region.

Purchase your tickets today! >>> https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2018-taste-of-parkersburg-tickets-43488060961

Tickets can also be purchased at the following locations:
The Blennerhassett Hotel
Wesbanco - Market St.,Vienna, Gihon, Mineral Wells...
Huntington Bank - Market St.
Community Bank - Juliana St. & Vienna
People's Bank - Emerson Ave., Vienna & Pettyville
United Bank - Market St.
Williamstown Bank - Seventh St.
First Neighborhood Bank - Emerson Ave. 

Tickets: $20 at the door, Prices include complimentary wine glass or beer pilsner.
Kids 13 and older gets a glass - $20
Children 12 and under – FREE but no glass

A big thank you to our 2018 Taste of Parkersburg Title Sponsor, Raber Attorney at Law.

Thank you to our 2018 Taste of Parkersburg sponsors:
WesBanco
United Bank
Peoples Bank
Camden Clark Medical Center

We are excited to announce that this year's entertainment will be provided by Dennis McClung Blues Band & Anthony Mossburg!

Beverage Vendors:
Antigal
Big Timber
Cambria & Freemark Abbey
Chestnut Ridge
Copper Cane
County Boy
Country Vintner
Delegat
Devil's Backbone
Deutsch
Espirt du Vin
Gallo
Hawk Knob Cider
Kysela
Merry Family Winery
Mountain State Beverage
NET
Simi
Stone Road Vineyard
The Sweeter Side of the Feud
Toscano in Appalachia
Wine Group
Winetree Vineyards
WV Fruit and Berry
Zonin

Food Vendors:
Belair's Bistro & Catering
Bohio Mexican Grill
Camden Clark Medical Center's Café
Chams Lebanese Restaurant
Da Vinci's
El Mariachi
Holl's Chocolates Inc.
Hot Dog Willy's
Maka Mia Pizza
Mango Latin Bistro
Phillipines Best
Shorty's Pizzeria
Spat's at The Blennerhassett
Tampico Mexican Restaurant
The Changed Plate
The Coffee Bar
The Par on Emerson

 

View Event →
Sounds of Summer, Beach Boys Tribute - Point Park Concerts on the River
Jun
1
8:00 PM20:00

Sounds of Summer, Beach Boys Tribute - Point Park Concerts on the River

Sounds of Summer, Beach Boys Tribute

The Point Park Concert Series is a free-admission concert series located at Point Park in Downtown Parkersburg, West Virginia.  Hosted on the first Friday of the month throughout the summer, the Point Park Concerts draw crowds of over 2,000 people.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi.

Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River sponsors:
WesBanco
Exit Riverbend Realty
Memorial Health System
United Bank

Rain Venue: PHS Auditorium

If you are interested in sponsoring the Point Park Concert Series, contact us!

Before the concert, join us in downtown for the first Market Street Merchants Artists walk from 5 - 7 pm. Hosted by Artsbridge, spend an evening outside in downtown Parkersburg enjoying live music, creative art displays, eating, and shopping at our unique downtown merchants.

View Event →
Savor Saturday in Downtown
Mar
3
11:00 AM11:00

Savor Saturday in Downtown

The Savor Saturday event will complement the planned 2018 Classic Plastics Toy & Comic Expo at the Parkersburg Art Center and offer attendees, as well as the community, an opportunity to sample some of the savory favorites offered in our downtown restaurants.

For every $1 purchase made at participating restaurants, customers will receive one entry into the Savor Saturday contest (plus receive a bonus entry for checking in to the event on Facebook).

One lucky person will win dinner for two at a downtown restaurant of their choice and two entry tickets into the 2018 Taste of Parkersburg.

Participating Restaurants:
 

Village Cakery: Will be offering $1 Cupcakes
Unity Café: Will be offering their signature sample, Biscotty
The Blennerhassett Hotel: Will be offering Bacon and Parmesan Cheese Puffs and signature samples at the Coffee Bar within the hotel
Marketplace Pizza at Point Park Marketplace: Will be offering Pizza slices
Toscano in Appalachia: Will be offering Wine and Brownie samples, as well as Olive Oil samples
The Coffee Bar: Will be offering 1/2 Chicken Salad sandwich
Parkersburg Brewing Co.: Will be offering Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese and 1 oz. Beer or Root Beer
Crystal Café: Will be offering Soup and Sandwich samples. There will aslo be historic downtown photo collections and books for display with a special guest appearance, Paul Borelli
Breads & Beyond: Will be offering Spinach Feta Pockets and Cheescake Swirl Brownies
Mango Latin Bistro will be offering $1 Sweet Plantains and Green Plantains with Cilantro dressing
DiCarlo's Pizza: Will be offering sample slices of cheese pizza and pepperoni rolls
Busy Bee Restaurant LLC Truck: Will be offering $1 mini Picnic in a Cup (baked beans topped with pulled pork topped with coleslaw). They will also be offering full sizes of Picnic in a Cup, pulled pork sandwhiches and house chips.

P.jpg
kl.jpg
View Event →
Winterfest
Dec
2
4:00 PM16:00

Winterfest

In an effort to promote downtown and the great businesses and culture we have to offer, Winterfest has been created to draw people to downtown for an evening of family fun. Several downtown businesses will be open, along with various downtown museums and attractions. More details to come as the holiday season approaches!

View Event →
Downtown Throwdown
Sep
16
6:00 PM18:00

Downtown Throwdown

Our premier fall event in downtown Parkersburg has quickly become the Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest. Our Brewfest features many of West Virginia’s craft beers. Attendees will have the option to purchase various BBQ and other food items from their choice of food vendors.

View Event →