Hit The Town With These Nightlife Destinations In The Metro Valley

If you’re searching for the perfect selection of nightlife and entertainment options, look no further than Almost Heaven. Home to West Virginia’s state capitol, Charleston, the Metro Valley offers an array of nightlife spots that will make you want to spend another night in the Mountain State.

Clendenin Brewing Co.

Clendenin, WV

Downtown Clendenin is home to many locally-owned businesses, including Clendenin Brewing Co. This brewery opened its doors in June 2022 and features locally-made craft beers and delicious dinner specials that you’ll love. After a long day of kayaking in the Elk River or walking through Clendenin City Park, you can kick back, enjoy your refreshing beer and watch the brewer at work.

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The Tap

St. Albans, WV

Enjoy everything that The Tap has to offer in St. Albans. The Tap is no stranger to hosting local music artists and bands to put on a great show while you treat yourself to one of over 20 types of beer on tap. Don’t forget to check out their brunch menu featuring farm-fresh ingredients that will send your taste buds to Almost Heaven.

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Old North Arcade

Huntington, WV

From drinks, and deep-dish pizza to Mario Kart, the Old North Arcade in Huntington has it all. Enjoy the rotating selection of retro arcade games, skeeball, air hockey, cornhole and other games. If you treat yourself to their wide selection of drinks, you can enjoy the whole arcade for free. After building up an appetite from traveling to the past, take a shot at the many Chicago-style pizzas provided by Square Slice Pizzeria.

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1861 Public House

Barboursville, WV

Nestled in the village of Barboursville just outside of Huntington, 1861 Public House is another fantastic nightlife spot. This pub is always creating new specialty cocktails and drinks, making each sip memorable. Locals love ordering their signature pizza and spicy feta dip that can’t be sourced elsewhere.

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Connolly’s Irish Pub

Hurricane, WV

Connolly’s Irish Pub, in Putnam County, has many tricks up its sleeves for nightlife activities. Join in on the fun for Trivia Night every Tuesday hosted by Team Trivia of West Virginia for a chance to win a gift card. Stop by for “Wings Whiskey and Wine Wednesdays” for half prices on those three menu items. Locals love their hot sandwiches and the house-made kettle chips.

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The Cold Spot

Cross Lanes, WV

The Cold Spot packs a punch with its wide variety of beers, Sunday night football-worthy grub and so much more. Enjoy 15 flavors of its famous traditional and boneless wings, which is priced at 75 cents each wing on every Tuesday (bone-in) and Wednesday (boneless). Their burgers, made from 100% fresh ground beef, are another favorite among visitors to the Nitro area.

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This post was last updated on July 21, 2022