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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.

 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.

Reserved Tables and Entry tickets go on sale April 23rd . 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! Thank you to our 2018 Point Park Concerts on the River Title Sponsor, McClinton Mitsubishi. Thank you to our 2018 sponsors: WesBanco, Exit Riverbend Realty, Memorial Health System,  United Bank.

2018 concert lineup:

June - Sounds of Summer, Beach Boys Tribute

July - Vegas McGraw, Tim McGraw Tribute

August - absolute queen, queen tribute experience

September - wanted, the bon jovi tribute


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.
Thank you to our 2018 sponsors: WesBanco and Hungton Bank.