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2019 FallFest credentials and event guidelines

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WVU Students enjoy an evening of music at the 2018 Fallfest Event on the Rec Center Fields on August 14, 2018.

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WHAT: FallFest, West Virginia University’s 25th annual free, welcome back concert for students

Additional information is available at 

WHEN: Gates will open Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 4 p.m. with FallFest set to begin at 5 p.m. FallFest is expected to conclude at 9:30 p.m. Both events are rain or shine.

WHO: Performances by Jon Bellion (5 p.m.), Gucci Mane (6:30 p.m.) and Louis the Child (8 p.m.)

            Get additional information about the performers and FallFest 2019.

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 must submit a request for credentials by today (Aug. 19) 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. 

PARKING: 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. 

ROAD CLOSURES: Rec Center Drive – Tuesday, Aug. 20 at noon to 12 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21

Get additional information about FallFest 2019 event guidelines.

Additional FallFest 2019 traffic and parking information is also available. 

See the full schedule of Welcome Week events at 



CONTACT: Kristie Stewart-Gale, WVU Arts & Entertainment


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