In both Charleston and West Virginia, you can always find something to get into throughout the year, whether it's celebrating the arts, celebrating your pride, or celebrating the WV heritage. Here are some popular - though not exhaustive - options to try:

Live on the Levee is a free concert series that takes place every Friday evening from Memorial Day to Labor Day on the riverfront in Charleston.

Bridge Day is held on the third Saturday in October in Fayette County, WV. Attendees can walk aross the New River Gorge bridge and watch individuals base jump off the bridge into the gorge below.

A self-guided walking tour of downtown Charleston shops, ArtWalk is held on the third Thursday of each month, March-December, and highlights work created by local artists.

FestivALL is a two-week festival in June where the city of Charleston truly becomes a work of art. Dance, theater, music and art are all on full display by community groups and artists who transform the city and celebrate art like never before.

The CATF highlights new plays by American playwrights and is hosted at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia.

Pride Week is typically held in June and celebrates the LGBTQ community in Charleston and surrounding cities with various events and a week-ending parade and show on the riverfront.

Charleston's Restaurant Week takes place the last week of January and highlights over 20 restaurants in the area with a prix fixe dinner menu.

The WVIFF inspires a love of cinema through diverse and inclusive films shown at their Spring and Fall festivals.