Frequently Asked Questions

Who puts on the Party on the Plaza?2023-03-16T21:22:47-04:00

The Circus Saints & Sinners club is a nonprofit organization dedicated to fellowship and community service through charitable giving. Serving the greater Wheeling area since 1929, the group has raised over one million dollars for local charities. In 2015 it was recognized by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin with the Governor’s Service Award through Volunteer West Virginia, the State’s Commission for National and Community Service. This prestigious award honors outstanding individuals and groups involved in solving social issues through volunteer service. The Saints and Sinners is recognized as a public charity under Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c) (3). Learn more at MySaintsAndSinners.com

Where is the Party on the Plaza held?2021-05-12T21:35:53-04:00

The Plaza on Market in Downtown Wheeling, not to be confused with the Centre Market in Center Wheeling (where Coleman’s Fish Market is located). This is in the northern part of the city just off I-70, near the historic Wheeling Suspension Bridge. The street address is 1061 Market Street, Wheeling, WV 26003.

Where can I park?2022-04-28T14:59:55-04:00

Within a very short walk, there are several surface lots and parking garages available. There is also ample street parking.

What is the date and time of the 2024 festival?2023-07-12T16:54:53-04:00

Saturday, July 13, 2024

Doors open at 5:00 pm. The festival closes at 11:00 pm. Last call is at 10:30 pm.

What are the ticket prices?2024-06-10T11:53:01-04:00

Advance General Admission ticket is $25. Day of Show tickets are $30. Save $6 on ticket price and fees when you buy early. All tickets include a $10 beverage credit.

Will there be tickets available at the door?2021-05-12T14:09:29-04:00

We anticipate that tickets will be available at the door. However, the Plaza on Market has limited space and will be fenced-in for this event. The only way to guarantee a ticket is to purchase in advance.

How can I pay for my tickets?2021-05-12T21:39:46-04:00

You can pay by credit or debit card online at www.PartyOnThePlaza.org. At the door, if there are tickets available, you can pay by credit or debit card or cash.

What do I get with a General Admission Ticket?2023-05-31T16:32:09-04:00

Festival Entry. $10 beverage credit. Live Entertainment. The first 300 online buyers will receive a FREE commemorative coolie.

How old must you be to purchase tickets?2021-05-12T14:12:34-04:00

You must be 21 years of age to purchase tickets.

Are tickets transferrable?2021-05-12T14:13:21-04:00

Tickets are not transferrable.

Are tickets refundable?2021-05-12T14:14:07-04:00

Ticket sales are nonrefundable.

Do I need a photo ID?2021-05-12T14:16:42-04:00

Valid photo ID is required for admittance (no exceptions).

Is there a limit to the number of alcoholic beverages purchased at a time?2021-05-12T14:17:34-04:00

Yes, two (2) beverages permitted per purchase.

If I am intoxicated can I enter the Party on the Plaza?2021-05-12T14:18:42-04:00

No entrance or re-entrance for anyone showing signs of intoxication. No exceptions. No refunds.

Is food available at the Party on the Plaza?2021-05-12T14:20:07-04:00

Food for purchase is available from local vendors.

Can I bring a cooler or other item to the Party on the Plaza?2021-05-12T14:20:50-04:00

No large bags or coolers allowed. All bags and backpacks are subject to search.

Can I bring my own food or beverages?2021-05-12T14:21:38-04:00

No outside food or beverage permitted.

Are pets permitted?2021-05-12T14:23:33-04:00

No pets permitted except certified service animals.

Can I bring my children or infant?2021-05-12T14:24:38-04:00

No, you must be 21 years of age to enter the Party on the Plaza.

What happens if it rains?2021-05-12T14:26:58-04:00

This is a rain or shine event.

What about illegal substances?2021-05-12T14:28:22-04:00

No illegal drugs/substances or drug paraphernalia permitted.

What about weapons?2021-05-12T14:29:14-04:00

No weapons permitted.

Is smoking permitted at the Plaza on Market?2021-05-10T21:13:15-04:00

The Plaza on Market is a smoke free venue.

What else do I need to know about the Party on the Plaza?2021-05-12T21:43:39-04:00

The Party on the Plaza reserves the right to card anyone at any time, even after initial admittance. Wristbands must be always visible. Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times. No offensive language or conduct. The Party on the Plaza servers reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who appears intoxicated and/or does not comply with wristband identification policy. Alcoholic beverage sales limited to two (2) per purchase. Violation of any of these policies may result in your immediate removal from the festival.

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