Hazel Ruby McQuain Park

The Hazel Ruby McQuain Park is located in Morgantown’s Wharf District. The park is owned and operated by the City of Morgantown and managed by the Arts and Cultural Development Department. The park includes a portion of the Caperton Rail-Trail, Walnut Street Landing, and the Ruby Amphitheater performance venue, with a capacity for up to 2,000 people. The Park is enclosed during certain events and is surrounded by beautiful cherry trees and sits along the banks of the Monongahela River. 

Rent The Park

A picture of Hazel Ruby McQuain Park at sunset.
The Hazel Ruby McQuain Park is ready to host your next event. Whether its a concert, wedding, or festival we are ready to assist you and make sure your event is something special. 

All organized events at the park require an application and rental agreement. It is recommended you contact park management prior to submitting your application to check for available dates. Staff will review applications and go over details of your event to determine rental prices and fees. Email your completed form and any questions to Vincent Kitch at vkitch@morgantownwv.gov.

For more information on events and activities at the park or for an application, rental information and availability, please contact the Arts and Cultural Development Department at 304-284-7472 or by email at vkitch@morgantownwv.gov.


Easily accessible from I-68 and I-79 and just a short walk from historic downtown Morgantown, the park is the perfect place for concerts, festivals, services, theatre productions, weddings and more.

Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are here to provide you with exceptional service and make your event special.


Facility rentals may include the Ruby Amphitheater and stage, the newly renovated historic depot, and our brand new green room lounge.

Perfect for meetings or small receptions, the depot includes a kitchen or concession area with a large counter space for distribution of food or meeting materials and ample storage cabinets. The green room lounge is an approximately 300 sq. ft. interior carpeted space great for a dressing room or event coordination away from the heat and features a full bath with shower. Both the depot and the green room have restrooms, air conditioning, and may be rented independently from the park.
  1. Vincent Kitch

    Director of Arts and Cultural Development
    Phone: 304-284-7472

  2. Arts and Cultural Development

    Physical Address
    389 Spruce St.
    Morgantown, WV 26505

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