WVU FallFest and FoodFest event, traffic restrictions announced

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Published: Aug. 12, 2016 at 2:10 PM EDT
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Traffic restrictions have been announced for West Virginia University’s FallFest and FoodFest events, will take place Tuesday, Aug. 16 on the Evansdale Campus in the CPASS/Student Health Parking Lot. FallFest will include performances by Mac Miller, Flosstradamus and Cold War Kids. 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 3 p.m. and the concert is scheduled from 4 p.m. until 9 p.m. These events are rain or shine.


Rec Center Drive - CLOSED Tuesday noon to Wednesday 12 a.m.


Parking will be available in WVU Short Term Lot ST9.


Gate 1 – Between the CPASS Building and the Student Rec Center

Gate 2 – Rec Center Drive at the entrance to CPASS/Student Health Parking Lot

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.

Buses will run between Mountainlair and Evansdale Crossing continuously from 3 p.m. until 11 p.m. The PRT will run until 10:15 p.m. FallFest is produced by WVU Arts & Entertainment.


  • NO professional cameras
  • NO coolers or hard containers
  • NO video and audio recording
  • NO weapons
  • NO laser pointers
  • NO bottles or cans
  • NO pets
  • NO one under 17 admitted
  • NO umbrellas
  • NO purses, backpacks, or bags of any kind**
  • NO commercial solicitation
  • NO selfie sticks
  • NO drones
 All concert-goers will be subject to a random security check and wanding before entering the gates.
**Wristlets must measure no larger than 9.5” x 4.25” to be permitted.