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

Now in its 14th year, the 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. Advanced tickets are $15 ($20 at the gate) and reserved tables are $360 (for 8 guests). Click HERE for advanced ticket sales. Hard tickets will also be available on April 22nd at various locations: Wesbano and United Bank on Market Street, First Neighborhood Bank on Emerson Avenue, the Parkersburg Brewing Company and the Blennerhassett Hotel Coffee Shop.

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

Our entertainment line up for this year’s Taste includes: Track 9, Lady D and the Dennis McClung Blues Band
Stay tuned to our Facebook page for updates to this 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.

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

Point Park Concerts on the River Lineup:
June 7 - 1988 - Def Leppard Tribute
July 5 - Eliminator - ZZ Top Tribute
August 2 - Let’s Groove Tonight Band - Earth, Wind & Fire Tribute
September 6 - Tom Watt - The Buffettman Tribute to Jimmy Buffett

“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 with over 2,000 attending in 2018. 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.

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

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