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Charleston Capitol Street, West Virginia

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A Walk Down Capitol Street in Charleston WV

Ever strolled down Capitol Street? This historic road teems with activity nearly every day of the year. Known for its eclectic collection of shops, restaurants, boutique stores, and galleries, the street serves as the centerpiece of the city's ArtWalk events, which showcase the area's thriving art scene through gallery shows and exhibitions. This beautiful and historic street is lined with lush trees, green lampposts, and brick sidewalks - all of which add to the unique energy and ambience.


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  • ArtWalk
  • Festivals
  • Capitol Street Art Fair


  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Dining
  • Art Exhibits

Capitol Street

Every month, the art galleries on Capitol Street and other adjoining roads hold an “ArtWalk”. During this event, the city’s galleries stay open late and display special exhibits featuring the finest works by local artists. Complimentary wine, non-alcoholic drinks, and hors d'oeuvres are served to visitors.
ArtWalk events are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month between March and December. In June, the event is held as part of FestivAll, which falls on the last Thursday of the month. The walk goes from 5pm to 8pm.

Capitol Street features

Capitol Street features a number of bars where patrons can dance, sing karaoke, play pool, and partake in other activities. Visitors can indulge at the street’s favorite ice cream parlor, sip coffee at the cafes, dine at any number of great eateries, and simply stroll to take in the beauty of the area.


  • Capitol Street is home to many restaurants. You can find a variety of different types of food, including pizzerias, Italian restaurants, bar and grills, classic American eateries, and more.
  • Capitol streets has a number specialty shops and boutiques. You can find clothing stores, jewelry stores, art galleries, home furnishing stores, bookstores, tobacco shops, and more.

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