Other Events

The 3nd Annual Edgewood Country Club Culinary Cook-off

This is a cook-off between two teams from the community TBA. Each will be given fresh local produce as well as secret ingredients selected by Chef Jeremy Still. There will also be live music and a silent art auction.

Tickets: Price TBA (part of proceeds go to FestivALL) Call Edgewood Country Club at 304-343-5557 or visit edgewoodcc.com 

Sponsors: Edgewood Country Club, J. Q. Dickinson Salt-Works




West Virginia Poets Roundtable Reading

West Virginia Poet Laureate will read and host two other regional poets, Doug Van Gundy and Diane Gilliam Fisher, who will also read and discuss their work.

Location TBA. 

John Hodgman in Concert

John Hodgman is an American author, actor and comedian. He has contributed to The Daily Show with Jon Stewart since 2006. Hodgman is also a widely published author.

Sunrise Carriage Trail Walk with Music, Art and Dance

Take a shaded stroll on the charming Sunrise Carriage Trail and enjoy music, dance and art along the way. The .65 mile trail is on an incline, so the walk is somewhat strenuous going up but easy if you start at the top. Performers include JADCO, the performing arts component of January's Academy of Dance under January Johnson Wolfe, Musical easels at 2:15pm and several musical performers TBA.


West Side Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social

Family fun, music and free hand-scooped ice cream cones from United Dairy! Craft displays, FestivALL street performers and much more. Details and West Side Stage schedule TBA.

Co-produced by West Side Main Street.


Kiwanis Corporate Regatta

The Kiwanis Corporate Regatta is an exciting miniature "yacht" race that raises much-needed funds for the Kanawha County Public Library and other Kiwanis charities. 

This event is free to the public. For yacht purchase info and other event details, visit http://www.wcharlestonkiwanis.org

Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of West Charleston


River Queen River Taxi

BB Riverboats River Queen “River Taxi” makes round trips between Haddad Riverfront Park and the University of Charleston during Live on the Levee and Blue, Brews & BBQ on June 26 and during Wine & All That Jazz on June 27. You must have, or be willing to buy tickets to Blues, Brews & BBQ or Wine & All That Jazz if you wish to get off at UC. 

River Queen Cruises

BB Riverboats' River Queen returns to Charleston with 1-1/2 hour sightseeing cruises on the Kanawha River. Enjoy the sights and sounds of FestivALL from a different point of view.

River Queen Cruise Schedule:
    Wednesday, June 24 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
      Thursday, June 25 12pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
      Friday, June 26 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
      Saturday, June 27 12pm, 2pm

Sponsored by Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau

TBA: Ticket purchase details to be announced

Taste-of-ALL presented by Mardi Gras Casino & Resort

Sample delicious fare from the area’s best culinary artists while you enjoy live music and dance performances.  Cheer on local chefs as they compete in the Taste-of-All Chef Off to win top honors!

Taste-of-ALL traditionally includes a wide variety of foods from down-home West Virginia cooking to favorites from Charleston's high-end establishments and ethnic specialties, along with specialty vendors serving up beer, wine, sweets and more.

Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff

Smoke on the Water Chili Cookoff returns for it's 17th event. 

Chili cooks compete to see who has the best red, green and home-style chili and salsa. Kids activities, frozen t-shirt and hot pepper eating contests, live music, local food vendors and plenty of cold drinks. Proceeds benefit HospiceCare. To register to cook, visit www.chilicookoff.com

Sponsored by Bud Light