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Signature Events

This is the place where we come together to make our downtown a place for everyone to enjoy.

Signature events

This is the place for the events you love every year.

Taste of Parkersburg

Taste of Parkersburg

This is Parkersburg's signature event! Do not miss this evening of amazing food, wine, and beer and the chance to enjoy a beautiful evening with friends in downtown Parkersburg. Held every year on the first Saturday of June, this fun night features a taste of culinary perfection from area restaurants, along with beer and wine samples that are sure to please any palate. 

Tickets are typically on sale in early May. Watch our Facebook page and website for details on TOP 2018.


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Point park concert series on the river


Spend the first Fridays of June, July, August and September on the riverfront enjoying tribute bands that will be music to your ears! Watch from reserved seating (on sale in early April) or from the river on your boat. Admission is always free! 


Downtown throwdown


The area's favorite beer & barbecue event continues to grow every year with over 1,100 attending in 2017. Come hang out with friends, enjoy a cold brew, and taste incredible food from local restaurants. Vote for your favorite and help a local business take home the grand prize trophy. Tickets are typically on sale in August each year.