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 fresh finds at the Star City Farmers Market, taking place every Friday from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Star City Waterfront Park. Then, stop by the Downtown Morgantown Farmers Market at the Pavillion for even more produces and handcrafted goods from local vendors. Use this guide to Farmers Markets in Mountaineer Country to find all that our areas has to offer.

Still have food on the mind? Head over to the Farm Tour and Bison Tasting Series event happening at Riffle Farms on Friday, September 3. Explore a real Bison ranch and learn about the animals, the robust chute system for herd health management, and the spectacular farm panoramas! Then sample some farm-fresh bison chili and shop the pop-up store for merchandise.

Keep those feet a-moving with the Friday Family Walk at the West Virginia Botanic Garden, happening Friday, September 3 at 10:00 am. This easy, casual walk is a great way for children and their caretakers to get outside and enjoy nature and the company of others.

Slow down to a stroll at the Anna Jarvis Birthplace Car Show, taking place on Saturday, September 4, at the Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum in Grafton. Enjoy cars, live music, food and tours of the Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum, the site at which Mother’s Day was founded.

Looking for more tunes? Head to the Country Roads Jamboree, Presenting Hank Williams IV, playing live in Morgantown on Saturday, September 4 starting at 5:00 pm. Then, catch the Shane Masters Band as part of the 2021 Mountain Music Concert Series, playing live at Chestnut Ridge Regional Park on Saturday, September 4 at 6:30 pm.

Rowlesburg’s Annual Weekend Celebration and Ox Roast kicks off on Saturday, September 4 with the dance, followed by the Ox Roast on Monday, September 6. 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 almost here! The first game is away against Maryland on Saturday, September 4. 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 11 versus Long Island University, so make sure you’re ready to yell, “Let’s Go, Mountaineers!”

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