WVU FallFest event, traffic restrictions announced.
FallFest, West Virginia University’s annual welcome back concert, will take place
Tuesday, Aug. 15, on the Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center.
FallFest will include performances by Cage the Elephant, 21 Savage and RL Grime.
Certain traffic restrictions and event restrictions apply. This is an alcohol-free
event. Event-goers should note that no smoking will be permitted in accordance
with WVU’s tobacco-free campus policy. Gates will open at 4 p.m. with FallFest
set to begin at 5 p.m. and conclude at 9:30 p.m. This event is rain or shine.
Rec Center Drive CLOSED – Tuesday noon to Wednesday 12 a.m.
FREE parking will be available beginning at 3 p.m. in WVU Short Term Lot ST9 across from the Art Museum and in WVU Short Term Lot ST1 off Patteson Drive.
Gate 1 – Towers PRT station exit
Gate 2 – Rec Center Drive between the Student Rec Center and the CPASS building
WVU Students with valid WVU IDs are permitted one guest age 17 and older. WVU Students with guests may enter any gate. Guest tickets are not required, but guests should be prepared to show proof of age. WVU IDs will be scanned at the gates. Students are encouraged to check with Mountaineer Card Services to be sure their IDs are working properly.
NO professional cameras*
NO coolers or hard containers
NO video or audio recording
NO laser pointers
NO bottles or cans
NO one under 17 admitted
NO purses, backpacks, or bags of any kind**
NO commercial solicitation
NO selfie sticks
*Media will need prior approval.
**Wristlets must measure no larger than 9.5” x 4.25” to be permitted.