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Media Advisory: Downtown Charleston, W.Va., Streetfest goes to the dogs!

DogFest scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 10

Press Release:

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Charleston Area Alliance has provided all media with the following information on Downtown Streetfest: a 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.

Presented by City National Bank, Dogfest —  and each Downtown Charleston event — is an effort of the Charleston Area Alliance, working to support the downtown district.

Who: Charleston Area Alliance, Downtown Charleston Streetfest series presented by City National Bank


What: Downtown Charleston’s Streetfest goes to the dogs Saturday, August 10 along Capitol Street, featuring music from Rock 105 with Chris Colagrosso and The Mix with Christy Lynn. DogFest also features “fur-friendly” activities like dog races, a visit from Yeager Airport’s dog, Hercules, owner and pet lookalike contest, and more!

When: Saturday, August 10 from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Music from Rock 105 with Chris Colagrosso
5:30 p.m. Best dog costume contest
6 p.m. Dog races, small, medium, and large
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Visit with Hercules- Yeager Airport’s dog
6:30 p.m. Stupid dog tricks
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Music from The Mix with Christy Lynn
7 p.m. Owner and pet lookalike contest
7:30 p.m. Largest/smallest dog contest
8 p.m. Ugliest dog contest

Where: Capitol Street (between Quarrier & Lee Streets), Charleston, W.Va.
The event is supported by:VIP sponsors: Suddenlink by Altice and Brewer & Company;Supporting sponsors: Bailey & Glasser, Hendrickson & Long, Mountain State Beverage, Capitol Beverage, Spriggs Distributing Co., Rock 105/The MIX;Capitol Street Coalition sponsors: Tony The Tailor, Taylor Books, The Manahan Group, Buzz, Rock City Cake Company, The Boutique by B.Belle Events, Sam’s Uptown Cafe, Adelphia Sports Bar & Grille and Staples; and,Kanawha County Public Library and City of Charleston.

Capitol Street will close from 2:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m.
Downtown Streetfest will complete its 2019 series on Sept. 7.

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Downtown Charleston Streetfest Series
Presented by City National Bank, 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. Downtown Charleston is an effort of the Charleston Area Alliance, working to support our thriving downtown district.

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