Experience the creativity of discovering downtown Elkins through demonstrations, mini-classes and performances, tours and activities at participating businesses and venues. All for free!
Around 25 businesses will partake in Discover Downtown, June 2nd, from 10am to 2pm in downtown Elkins. Booklets with the activities can be picked up in downtown stores or the Elkins Main Street office. Join us for the Mountains Beckon Bicycle Parade & Rodeo beforehand!
Planned and coordinated by Elkins Main Street, First Friday events will take place from April through September. Each event will feature live music, food and fun beginning at 5 p.m.
Downtown “block parties” will take place in May, June and September.
April’s First Friday event, located in the Seneca mall, showcased the new storefronts coming to downtown Elkins. Seneca Celebration featured music, refreshments, and lots of fun.
Planned in conjunction with Davis & Elkins College and the Augusta Heritage Center, “Dancin’ On Davis” will offer a variety of dance and other activities suitable for all ages on May 4.
On June 1, “Third Street Shindig” will bring live bluegrass to the heart of downtown Elkins. Railroad Avenue will be the destination for “Blues & Barbecue” Sept. 7.
”Jammin’ In July” will welcome local musicians to bring their instruments and join in on jam sessions throughout the downtown area on July 6. The ever-popular Elkins Jazz Walk will return to downtown Elkins Aug. 3.
For more information on Main Street events and activities, or to participate in the program as a volunteer, anyone interested can visit the Main Street office at 204 Davis Ave. or call 304-637-4803.
Information also is available at downtownelkins.com or Facebook.com/ElkinsMainStreet.