Clarksburg, WV Meeting Planning Overview
Located in the north-central region of West Virginia, Clarksburg is home to just over 16,500 residents as well as to many state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Small Business Administration and the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division. Nearly 6,000 professionals work in the downtown business district; but at day's end, Clarksburg event venues get ready for fun. Dining, shopping and recreational activities also abound.
The city is situated at the intersection of two major highways, I-79 and U.S. Route 50, and is the main commercial and professional office location in the region. North Central West Virginia Airport (CKB) serves Clarksburg with flights to Morgantown and Washington, DC on United Express.
Village Square is Clarksburg's largest venue capable of seating up to 800 people. This full-service banquet and catering facility has a ballroom for up to 400 guests, a banquet room for up to 500 guests and two private rooms for up to 75 guests each. Each ballroom has a dance floor and stage, making it perfect for awards ceremonies, galas, rehearsals and sit-down dinners. Village Square has ample parking and easy access from Route 50 and I-79.
Hotel venues in Clarksburg include the 112-room Hilton Garden Inn Clarksburg is the newest addition to town, located right off I-79 and within walking distance to the New Point shopping area. The property has a ballroom for 10 to 120 people and includes high-speed Internet access. The Days Inn Bridgeport/Clarksburg has meeting rooms for up to 275 people and several business-friendly amenities, including a business center, free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast. The Sleep Inn Bridgeport and Sutton Inn also have meeting rooms.
Downtown Clarksburg event venues include a convenient 120-space parking facility that transforms into a 50-foot-by-120-foot covered space for private events. With dual levels, it is a popular setting for concerts and has also been the venue of choice for high school reunions, a US Jazz Ambassadors concert and the annual West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival's Pasta Cook-off. Clarksburg's YWCA has three meeting rooms and a dining room for events of 12 to 120 people. Just 20 minutes outside of Clarksburg in Lost Creek, Watters Smith Memorial State Park offers a scenic setting for picnics and luncheons and plenty of opportunities for hiking/biking.
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