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2017 FallFest credentials and event guidelines


WVU students  enjoy the 2016 FallFest. 

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WHAT: FallFest, West Virginia University’s annual welcome back concert

Additional information is available at

WHEN: Gates will open Tuesday, Aug. 15, 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.

WHO: Performances by Cage the Elephant, 21 Savage and RL Grime

WHERE:  Evansdale Rec Fields adjacent to the Student Rec Center


Any member of the media who would like to take photos and/or video of the artists on stage needs to submit a request for credentials by today (Aug. 14) at 5 p.m 

Credential requests should be sent to:

Kristie Stewart-Gale
Marketing & Advertising Manager, Arts & Entertainment
West Virginia University
304.293.8221 office

Media check-in will be located at 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.


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.


Rec Center Drive – Tuesday, Aug. 15, from noon to midnight


FoodFest will be held in conjunction with FallFest at Evansdale, Short Term Lot 4 near the Student Rec Center and Evansdale Crossing on Tuesday, Aug. 15, from 4 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

See the full schedule of Welcome Week events at



CONTACT: University Relations

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