Downtown Streetfest - May 2019Name: Downtown Streetfest - May 2019Date: May 4, 2019Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDTEvent 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.