The Room Upstairs

865 Mercer Street

The Room Upstairs, part of The RiffRaff Arts Collective, is a turn-of-the-century ballroom turned small theater- a magnificent venue for live performance. 

Most Monday nights from 7-11pm is Open Stage Night, and monthly weekend concerts feature diverse programming from progressive jazz to bluegrass and periodic workshops in drumming, dancing and more. Stay tuned to their website below for scheduling. 


Hammer & Stain

851 Mercer Street

A DIY, instructor-led, BYOB, personalized workshop where you create your own happiness to take home! Featuring workshops, private parties, fundraisers, children's parties as well as open paint days, there is something for everyone every week of the year. Visit the website below for workshop times and registration. 

(304) 223-3600

botany tropicals

749 mercer street

Build your own terrarium at this fabulous shop. Pick a container and plant, and choose from all kinds of fun items from the "Toppings Bar." Explore rare plants, and a variety of fun retail items and enjoy the positive, sunny vibes of this colorful plant shop. 

daydream games

925 Mercer Street

Daydream Games is a friendly place where you can meet other gamers. Join up with them to play MTG, Yugioh, Pokemon, Role playing games, and many other games.There are also opportunities to create and make your own games.

(304) 960-0685

Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday: 4PM - 10PM

Saturday: 10AM - 10PM

Sunday: Closed



Sophisticated Hound Brewing Co.

833 Mercer Street

Featuring live music every Saturday, The Hound is a great venue to hear live music while enjoying delicious food, craft beer & wine. Stay tuned to their page for the entertainment schedule.

(304) 320-6674

Hours of operation:

Sunday - Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 5PM - 10PM

Friday: 2PM - 10PM

Saturday: 12PM - 10PM

The Emporium

921 Mercer Street

The Emporium is your destination for the coolest items from Diecast, Lionel trains, radio control, drones, outdoor adventure gear and much more! Featuring a remote control car racetrack and a gem mine!

(304) 913-4290

Hours of operation:

Sunday - Monday: Closed

Tuesday - Saturday: 10AM - 6PM

WILD ROOTS Coffeehouse

860 Mercer Street

Coffeehouse in the downtown grassroots district; Princeton, WV - featuring local art. Occasional music performances, workshops, dances and other public gatherings happen in the back. Follow our social media page for more info!

(304) 887-6481

Hours of operation:

Monday - Saturday: 7AM - 7PM

Sunday: 9AM - 5PM

Stages music school

855 Mercer Street

Stages Music School is home to dozens of rock star students. Recitals, special programs and performances during big events are open to the public and showcase remarkable talent. Stay tuned to Stages' website below for details about upcoming events. 

(304) 308-7649

Hours of operation:

Monday - Friday: 12PM - 10PM

Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Danny's bar & grill

911 Mercer Street

Danny's Bar & Grill features an excellent food & dinner menu and a fun, leisurely atmosphere. Occasionally featuring live music, and always at least bumping the juke box, it's always a lively atmosphere. Quality televisions feature more sporting events than anywhere else in the region.  Danny’s, “where good friends meet.”

(304) 487-3411

Hours of operation:

Monday - Saturday 11AM - 2:30AM

Sunday 1PM - 2:30AM