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 a date night over dinner…only this time you’re the one cooking! Check out My Kitchen WV and learn the basics of cooking some of your favorite meals over a fun dinner date at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 31. Register here.

Still have food on the mind? Head over to Defense in Depth for their first Food Truck Festival on Saturday, September 1 at 12:00 p.m. A selection of food trucks include Pyles of Pasta, 3-0-PHO To Go, The Sundae Driver Ice Cream Trucks, Philly Pretzel Factory-Morgantown, Hash Browns & New Grounds, and more!

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. Attend Saturday’s game, September 1, against the Mahoning Valley Scrappers. Get tickets here and take your family out to the ball game!

Cheer on the WVU Women’s Soccer team at 3:00 p.m. at the Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium as they take on Georgetown on Sunday, September 2!

Stroll to Downtown Morgantown on Sunday morning, between 10a.m. and 4p.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 local artists and support small business in our community.

Rowlesburg’s Annual Weekend Celebration and Ox Roast kicks off on Friday, August 30 with the Fireman’s parade and the Ox Roast and firework show will be on Monday, September 3. Throughout the weekend, there will also be dinners, dances, horse and buggy rides, face painting and more. It’s an event the whole family can enjoy!

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.

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!

Mountaineer football is here! The first game is away against the Tennessee Volunteers on Saturday, September 1. Saturday also happens to be National Tailgating Day! Set up a watch party with a tailgate at your house, or stop in a local restaurant or bar and cheer on the Mountaineers. The first home game is next Saturday, September 8 versus Youngstown State, so make sure you’re ready to yell, “Let’s Go, Mountaineers!” 

Enjoy the Labor Day Anniversary Bash at Triple S Harley-Davidson on Monday, September 3. This event is free! Ride out and enjoy their 16th Anniversary with country duo LOCASH and special guest Denny Strickland.

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Interested in attending more than one event this weekend? Stay overnight at one of the many hotels and lodgings in Morgantown. Click to reserve your stay.


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