HUNTINGTON, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Downtown Huntington Partners has released the June newsletter of goings on in the City of Huntington that you won’t want to miss!
Pullman Square will play host to a number of events, including the Pullman Square Farmers Market and Pullman Concert Series, both brought to you by iHeartRadio. The farmers market will be held every Wednesday and Saturday between 8:00am and 2:00pm at Pullman Square, and will offer a variety of fresh produce direct from farm to table. Heiner’s & Dutch Miller Summer Concert Series returns to Pullman Square each Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm, and brings live music, vendors, restaurants, food trucks, and cool beverages.
Outdoor Theater will return to the Ritter Park Amphitheater this June with Into the Woods the musical and Disney Descendants the musical featuring Seussical Kids pre-show. These showings will be featured each day from June 2 – 12, along with dates on the 16th and 17th.
9th Street Live between 3rd and 4th Avenues in Downtown Huntington is back on Friday nights, and features food and beverages from The Goods, Marshall Hall of Fame Cafe, Sip Downtown Brasserie, Summit Beer Station, and more.
The annual summer Heritage Concert Series at Heritage Station, presented by the Greater Huntington Parks & Recreation Department and The Shops at Heritage, bring live music on Saturday evenings, along with food and shopping. These concert events will be held on the 4th and 25 of this month.
Saturday, June 4, will also feature Field Day at the Marshall Recreation Center. Tug of war, 3-legged races, disc golf, corn hold, and other outdoor activities will be held at this drop-in style event. Admission will be $10 per child with 100% of proceeds benefiting the Huntington Children’s Museum.
The Brian Reed Memorial Wiffle Ball Tournament will also take place Saturday, June 4, and will be presented by the Huntington Wiffle League, Huntington Children’s Museum, and Kid’s Fest. The slow/medium pitch event guarantees three games for each team. Participating players must be 18 or older, and teams should consist of 3 to 5 players. Each team will cost $60, while free agents can register for $15 per player and be placed on teams who need additional players. All players and teams must pay registration and sign waiver forms prior to participation.
June 7 and 8 will see The Great Pirate Adventure from Paw Patrol Live! at the Mountain Health Arena. Stand Up 4 Kids will also take place on June 7, and will offer an hour of laughs for the whole family, and will benefit the Huntington Children’s Museum. A variety of performances will be featured from professional comedians such as Wes Thompson, Angie Davis, David Smith, Erica Wickham, Jacob Cobb, JD Damron, and James Slack.
Woo’s Que and JRE Tobacco company will present Smokin’ on the Rooftop on June 9 at Lafontaine’s Rooftop lounge. Second Saturday will also return to Heritage Station on June 11. Market vendors and various shops and eateries will offer delicious foods, drinks, and locally-made artisan goods. That same day will see Art in the Park at Ritter Park, where local artists will sell their work and perform live demos. Art in the Park runs 10am to 5pm on Saturday and 12pm to 5pm on Sunday.
Drag me to Brunch at the Cellar Door (June 12) features a monthly show which brings a different style of drag, class, and sass featuring Apara Lashes and her rotating cast of dynamic drag entertainers who pair sensationally with the venue’s brunch food, cocktails, and mocktails.
Critical Mass at the Ritter Park Fountain will present a City of Huntington celebration of alternate forms of transportation on June 17. The monthly, flat-grade, 6-mile group ride is open to all. Ritter Park will also play host to Descendants: The Musical on June 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, and 30. Tickets for the presentation of Disney’s Descendants can be purchased at the gate, or by visiting www.ghprd.org. Gates will open at 6:30pm.
June 18 will provide the opportunity to try your hand as a crime scene investigator at the Huntington outdoor murder mystery event. Codebreaking, forensic techniques, and detective work will be utilized to solve the case in this limited ticket event.
Pride Fest will take place June 25 and 26 at the Marshall Conference Center. Hosted once again by Imperial Events WV, the event will celebrate the LGBTQ Community and will feature live stage performances.
Finally, Pullman Square and Marquee Cinemas will present the Summer Movies 2022 series, featuring specially selected family films at 9:30am on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. There will be two films to choose from on each day, with June 7 & 8 offering showings of Spirit and Scoob!, June 14 & 15 offering showings of Tom & Jerry and Peter Rabbit, June 21 & 22 offering showings of Clifford the Big Red Dog and Peter Rabbit 2, and June 28 & 29 offering showings of The Boss Baby and Detective Pikachu.
With plenty of options for activities and entertainment, there’s something for everyone in the City of Huntington this June. For more information on upcoming city events, visit the City of Huntington website here.