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    Name: Downtown Streetfest - May 2019
    Date: May 4, 2019
    Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    The Charleston Area Alliance Downtown Streetfest is back again this summer launching a four-event series starting Saturday, May 4 with reggae music by The Ark Band from Columbus, Ohio headlining the event.

    The fun begins with a Kentucky Derby Hat Contest starting at 5:30 p.m. with Celebrity Judges; Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin, CVB Director Alisa Bailey and County Commissioner Kent Carper. The prizes are 1st place $200, 2nd place $100, and 3rd place $50 Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille Gift Card. The music begins at 6:00 p.m. and Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille will be showing the Kentucky Derby at 6:50 p.m.

    Presented by City National Bank (WV-OH-KY-VA), Downtown Streetfest is the ultimate downtown block party with a mix of live music, food and drinks and kids' activities, successfully supporting downtown restaurants and more than a dozen small businesses in the process.

    The four monthly events along Capitol Street bring hundreds of people to downtown for a street fair environment including expanded outdoor dining, games and pop-up shops.

    The event is supported by Suddenlink by Altice, Brewer & Company, Bailey & Glasser, Hendrickson & Long, Mountain State Beverage, Capitol Beverage Co., Spriggs Distributing, Rock 105/The MIX, Tony The Tailor, Taylor Books, The Manahan Group, Buzz, Rock City Cake Co., B. Belle Boutique, Sam's Uptown Cafe, Staples, Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille, Kanawha County Public Library, and City of Charleston.

    The May 4 Downtown Streetfest is the first of four block parties. Downtown Streetfest are also scheduled for July 13, Dogfest Aug. 10 and Sept. 7.

    Capitol Street between Quarrier and Lee Streets.
    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, May 4
    5:30 - 9:00 p.m. 
    Contact Information:
    Susie Salisbury, Vice President of Community Development
    This is a free event.
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