Signature Events

Main Street PKB has three amazing signature events: Taste of Parkersburg, Point Park Concert Series on the river, and Downtown Throwdown

Signature events

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

Taste of Parkersburg

Taste of Parkersburg

The annual Taste of Parkersburg offers 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. In June 2019 we completed our 14th year of this event.

A big thank you to our 2019 Taste of Parkersburg Title Sponsor, Justin Raber Attorney at Law.
Thanks to our other sponsors: United Bank, Wesbanco, CareSource, Peoples Bank and WVU Medicine Camden Clark.

Check back for updates as we get closer to next year’s event.

“This has become a must-do event for us every year. It gets better and better!”
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Point Park Concerts 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! 

Thank you to our 2019 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors: WesBanco, West Virginia University at Parkersburg, Memorial Health System,  United Bank and CareSource.

“Great concerts! Glad that they are able to bring events to the area. Keep up the good work!!!”

Downtown Throwdown

The area's favorite beer & barbecue event continues to grow every year. 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. Beer distributors at the festival feature many West Virginia’s craft beers as well as other craft beers.

Check back for updates as we get closer to next year’s event.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors: CAS Cable, Curry Warehouses, Huntington Bank, Jan Dils Attorney at Law, Pickering Associates, Select Office Services, United Bank, WesBanco, WVU Medicine Camden Clark, Chapman Printing Company, City of Parkersburg, Clutch MOV, CSL Plasma, Mancan, Miller Communications, NOE Office Equipment, Peoples Bank
Pepsi, The Blennerhassett Hotel and Williamstown Bank

“This is my favorite downtown event, hands-down. Great food, great beer, and tons of fun!”