Night Owl

Whether you want fast-paced excitement, great music or a low-key culinary experience, there’s always something to do late-night in Charleston!

ACapitol Street Nightlife

Capitol Street & adjacent Kanawha Blvd. have a variety of bars/lounges for all scenes. Whether you’re looking for a great glass of wine, sports bar, irish pub or game of pool, it’s all here!

Capitol St.
Charleston, WV 25301

BBricks and Barrels

If you’re looking for an upscale evening, Bricks and Barrels is the place. Sit in one of the Barrel shaped booths and enjoy their large variety of beers and wines along with their eclectic menu.

1214 Smith St.
Charleston, WV 25301

CEmpty Glass

Located under a 3-story house jacked up in the air in Charleston’s historically diverse East End. Here you will find delicious food, great conversation, friendly spirits and live original music.

410 Elizabeth St.
Charleston, WV 25311


An upscale lounge serving wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails. The food menu includes burgers, salads, flat breads and a unique variety of dishes.

212 Hale St
Charleston, WV 25301

EMardi Gras Casino

Over 90,000 square feet of gaming space, the Mardi Gras Casino offers over 30 table games, over 1,000 slot machines, greyhound racing, restaurants and bars and much more!

#1 Greyhound Drive
Cross Lanes, WV 25313

Photo of 3 young women at a bar with martini glasses in hands.

Best Events

Live On The Levee

Outdoor concert series presented by the City of Charleston, WV. The concerts take place each Friday from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend.

East End Pub Crawl

Join in on the St. Patrick’s Day fun on the East End of Charleston.  Live, local Celtic music from FOOTMAD, walk from bar to bar (over 10) enjoying drink specials and look for the hidden shamrocks throughout the area in order to win big!

Boo Bash

All the ghosts and goblins come out to play at this traditional-style Halloween party.  Dance the night away with the event’s DJ and enjoy great food and drinks, games and a photo booth. Hosted by the South Charleston Chamber of Commerce, its a fun-filled fright night!


If you’re looking for a spooky time, HallowEast has lots of events to make your Halloween. ArtMares, Main Street Murder Mystery, East End Zombie Walk, Run Like Hell Zombie 5K and the Costume Crawl are all exciting events that make this week of scary a truly ghouly experience.


Murder Mysteries

These exciting Who-Dun-It events are sure to entertain the best of detectives.  Located at the Comedy Zone in the Holiday Inn & Suites, participants enjoy a buffet dinner and an entertaining interactive show with a different theme each time.

Best Time of the Year

There’s always time to party!  But if you’re looking for great times with special events, look around the holidays…particularly St. Patty’s Day and  Halloween!