Labor Day Weekend Activities in Greater Morgantown
Say Goodbye to Summer and Hello to Fall
Traveling to Greater Morgantown this weekend or looking for ways to celebrate Labor Day? No worries! Grab your family and your friends, and enjoy one (or more) of these activities to soak up summer!
Kick off the weekend with morning yoga at the WV Botanical Garden (WVBG), at 9:30a.m. with instructor Heidi Sherwin. The garden setting provides the perfect environment to stretch, strengthen, breathe and relax. All skills are welcome and it’s $12 for WVBG members and $15 for non-members. Register here.
Although the season may be underway for the West Virginia Black Bears, there are still a few games left for you to attend this weekend–both Friday and Saturday. Check the schedule here and take your family out to the ball game!
Cheer on both WVU Men’s and Women’s Soccer teams at their weekend games: the men play a game against Wright State on Friday, September 1 at 7p.m. and a game on Monday, September 4 against Monmouth at 3:30p.m. at the Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. Then, the women’s soccer team plays their game against Penn State on Saturday at 7p.m.
Join Triple S Harley-Davidson on Friday, September 1, for their last Bike Night of the season, featuring the band 3 Nuts and a Woody and catering by Stone House Inn. Admission is $5 and includes food and beverages. Come out for live music, prizes and more!
Rowlesburg’s Annual Weekend Celebration and Ox Roast kicks off on Friday, September 1 with the Fireman’s parade and the Ox Roast and firework show will be on Monday, September 4. Throughout the weekend, there will also be chicken dinners, Labor Day dances, a school reunion, horse and buggy rides, face painting and more. It’s an event the whole family can enjoy!
Stroll to Downtown Morgantown on Saturday morning, between 10a.m. and 5p.m., to the Morgantown Market Place Pavilion for the Handcrafted Cooperative which is a handmade, antique and vintage market. It’s free admission and a fun way to interact with the community.
While you’re in town, take a moment to wine and dine with your family and friends at a local restaurant or bar. With a wide selection scattered throughout Greater Morgantown, there’s something to fit everyone’s craving.
Participate in Saturday’s Namaste 5K Yoga Run that will feature activities such as yoga, a drum circle, a water blessing ceremony, and a 5K race from Marilla Park to Hazel Ruby McQuain Waterfront Park. Event is 12p.m. to 6p.m. and you can pre-register here.
Come out to Chestnut Ridge Park on Saturday and listen to the West Virginia Hitchers play their Folk-Americana sound from 6-8p.m. Tickets are $5 and kids six and under get in free.
If you enjoy the outdoors and love scenic views, take a drive to one of Greater Morgantown’s parks and hike the trail or even bird watch. You never know what you may see at one of these parks!
If you’re feeling artsy, the Sip ‘N Dip painting party is for you! Head to Tropics Bar and Grill on Sunday at 6p.m. for a fun evening of painting…with your hands and toes! Grab some food and your favorite drink, and wear your sandals! Tickets are $30.
Mountaineer football is here! The first game is away against the Virginia Tech Hokies on Sunday, September 3. Stop in a local restaurant or bar and cheer on the Mountaineers. The first home game is next Saturday, September 9 versus East Carolina, so make sure you have your tailgating gear ready!
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