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The Morgantown Parking Authority works diligently to provide convenient, safe, clean, and accessible public parking for the Downtown area. The Authority shall continually maintain, improve, and increase parking opportunities to meet the unique challenges that are present as the result of growth and continued development in the City of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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2024-25 SEMESTER Student Garage Permits AVAILABLE JULY 1, 2024!!

Ruby Summer Concert Series Announces 2024 Lineup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Ruby Amphitheater is pleased to announce this year’s performers for the 2024 Ruby Summer Concert Series. Set along the river at the Ruby Amphitheater in Hazel Ruby McQuain Park, 12 free concerts will span a variety of music genres and decades that are sure to appeal to all audiences. 

The first concert for this upcoming season is set for Friday, June 7th. Information regarding the opening acts for this season will be announced on the Ruby Amphitheater website and social media at a later date. 

 The lineup for the 2024 concert series is as follows:

  • AbbaMania June 7;
  • Ace Frehley June 14;
  • Sara Evans June 21;
  • Starship featuring Mickey Thomas June 28;
  • Resurrection- A Journey Tribute July 12;
  • Postmodern Jukebox July 19;
  • Hunter Girl July 26;
  • Purple Project- A Prince Tribute August 2;
  • Fastball August 9;
  • Steep Canyon Rangers August 16;
  • Diamond Rio August 23;
  • Plain White T’s August 30

The City of Morgantown Arts and Cultural Development Department brings a variety of live music to our downtown waterfront outdoor concert venue, where our community can gather by land or by boat to enjoy free concerts each week.

All concerts are free to attend with music starting at 7:00 p.m. The August 30 end of summer bash will conclude with fireworks after the show. 

“We are thrilled to be gearing up for the third season of the Ruby Summer Concert Series! Voted as Best Festival by the Best of Morgantown 2 years in a row, we are so grateful to all our sponsors and partners who make it possible,” said Vincent Kitch, Director of the Arts and Cultural Development Department, “The variety of concerts intentionally offer something for everyone, and we are excited to see thousands of people again this summer at the Ruby.”

Chairs can be set up after 5:00 p.m. on the day of each event, in order to keep the park, open for use during the day. Saving seats and chairs/blankets within the seating areas is not permitted. No tents, canopies or umbrellas are allowed – the venue asks that all attendees please be respectful of their neighbors. 

There will be food and beverage vendors and free face painting on-site. Public parking is available at Wharf Street Parking, Pleasant & Chestnut Street Parking, University Avenue & Chestnut Street, and Spruce Street Parking.

The Ruby Summer Concert Series is presented by the City of Morgantown and the Hazel Ruby McQuain Trust with support from numerous sponsors. 

The current list of sponsors for the 2024 Ruby Summer Concert Series are Monongalia County Commission, WVRC Media, Visit Mountaineer Country, The West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History, Mon Health-Vandalia, Breezeline, Hotel Morgan, RMA Presents, AJG Corporation, Mylan Park, MPE Rentals, Mountain State Justice, Active Air Productions, Suttle and Stalnaker PLLC., Steptoe and Johnson PLLC., Drusky Entertainment, T and L Hotdogs, Black Diamond Realty LLC., First Greene Mortgage and Almost Heaven Bar and Grill. 

Sponsorships of events and programming are still available. Interested sponsors should contact Vincent Kitch at ArtsDirector@morgantownwv.gov; or 304-284-7472.

Event listings, park information, and more can be found on the Ruby Amphitheater website at rubyampwv.com.

Ruby Movie Series Returns to City of Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. –  The City of Morgantown Arts and Cultural Development Department is pleased to announce the return of the Ruby Movie Series, featuring free movie screenings on Saturday nights at the Ruby Amphitheater located in Hazel Ruby McQuain Park. Screenings will begin on June 8 and end on October 26.

Each week will feature two movies, the first showing will feature a PG, family-friendly movie, starting at 5 PM. The second feature, which will start at 7 PM, will be oriented toward an adult audience.

Due to public input, the movie series was moved earlier in the season and showings were moved from Sunday nights to Saturday nights to better accommodate community needs.

The list of scheduled movies and their dates are as follows:

June 8

5 PM Trolls Band Together (PG)

7 PM Mamma Mia! (PG-13)

5 PM Luca (PG)

7 PM Bohemian Rhapsody (PG-13)

5 PM Paw Patrol: The Mighty Movie (PG)

7 PM Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (PG-13)

5 PM Sing (PG)

7 PM Rocket Man (R)

5 PM The Little Mermaid (PG)

7 PM Barbie (PG-13)

5 PM Soul (PG)

7 PM Elvis (PG-13)

5 PM Kung Fu Panda 4 (PG)

7 PM Mission Impossible: Dead Reckoning (R)

5 PM Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem (PG)

7 PM Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol 3 (PG-13)

4 PM Trunk or Treat

5 PM Coco (PG)

7 PM The Rocky Horror Picture Show (R)

The Ruby Movie Series will conclude on October 26 with a Trunk of Treat event beginning at 4 PM where children are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes while attending, followed by a showing of Coco. Attendees of The Rocky Horror Picture Show are also encouraged to dress in appropriate costumes, but use of any props or profanity during the showing is prohibited.

“We are so glad to be continuing to provide free movie nights for the community”,” said Arts and Cultural Development Director, Vincent Kitch, “hopefully the warmer weather will encourage more people to come out there is something for everyone to enjoy”.

Attendees are encouraged to bring snacks, drinks, and blankets. Food trucks may be available during select showings.

All movies and dates are subject to change. Specific show times and dates, park information, and more can be found on the Ruby Amphitheater website at rubyampwv.com.


The “10-minute Customer Only” spaces on High and Walnut Street are free of charge for customers picking up orders.

*Due to the processing time, residential parking permits are only sold between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

*The Morgantown Parking Authority office is open from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Additionally, the MPA offers online ticket payments above under “Pay Citation”. For additional accommodations, please contact the MPA at 304-284-7435. For after-hours assistance using our facilities only, please call 304-376-5252.

*The gated parking garages operate 24 hours a day seven days a week. On-street and surface lot parking meters operate 24 hours per day Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of each week; and shall not operate on Sundays from 6:00 a.m. to Midnight and on holidays. “Holidays” includes only the following days: January 1 (New Year’s Day); the third Monday in January (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day);  the third Monday in February (Presidents Day); (the last Monday in May (Memorial Day); June 20 (WV Day); July 4 (Independence Day); the first Monday in September (Labor Day); October 9 (Columbus Day); the fourth Thursday in November (Thanksgiving Day); the day after Thanksgiving; December 25 (Christmas Day); and election day held within the City as follows: national, State primary, general, and Morgantown City Council elections.

Parking Garages

Icon Parking GarageFor your convenience, the MPA operates four multilevel garages located at Spruce/Walnut Street, University Avenue/Walnut Street, Pleasant/Chestnut Street, and Wharf Street. Garages are open 24/7 with security lighting for your safety and help buttons on all gate access equipment for immediate assistance when you need it.

The Spruce/Walnut Street and University Avenue/Walnut Street Garage have 49 cameras that record 24 hours a day.

Metered Lots & Street Parking

Icon Parking MeterThe MPA offers both short and long term parking.

There are two different types of metered parking: short-term and long-term.  Short-term meters have a 2-hour limit for convenient access to customer destinations. PAY CLOSE ATTENTION to which meters are short term (2-hour) and which are long-term (10-hour).

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Secure payments can be made 24-hours per day, 7-days per week

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300 Spruce Street Morgantown, WV 26505

HELP LINE:  Day - 304.284.7435  |  Night/Weekend - 304.376.5252