Continue the festival fun this fall at Greater Parkersburg 

September 1, 2023

The festival fun isn’t quite over yet! Check out this list of fun fall festivals and events you can attend in Greater Parkersburg. 

Parkersburg PaddlefestSept. 15 – 17, 2023 

Paddlefest is a three-day fun-filled festival dedicated to the wonders of people-powered watercrafts. Paddle down the Ohio and Little Kanawha Rivers in your kayak, canoe or even stand-up paddleboard! Paddlefest is an annual event that occurs in Point Park. Learn More 

Downtown Throwdown BBQ & BrewfestSept. 16, 2023 

Go downtown to Bicentennial Park on September 16 for some delicious BBQ and West Virginia craft beers! Enjoy a variety of food vendors and wonderful live entertainment. Tickets at $15 and $20 at the gate. Children 12 and under enter free. Learn More 

Volcano DaysSept. 22, 2023 

Experience history where it began at the Volcano Days festival. Enjoy antique steam and gas engines from the Wood County Flywheelers, a large assortment of food and antique craft vendors and a variety of historical entertainment. Volcano Days takes place at Mountwood Park. Learn More 

Parkersburg Pop ConSept. 30, 2023 

The Parkersburg Pop Con is a family-friendly pop culture convention that will feature a variety of creators, comics, collectibles, cosplay, gaming, and more! The Parkersburg Pop Con will take place at the West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Main Campus. Learn More 

Mansion by CandlelightOctober 6 – 7, 2023 

Enjoy an enchanted evening on Blennerhassett Island with the Mansion by Candlelight event. Experience an authentic sternwheeler cruise to the island, enjoy a lovely dinner, experience horse-drawn wagon rides and a party in the mansion! Tickets must be reserved. Learn More 

ArtoberfestOctober 14, 2023 

Join the Parkersburg Art Center for a unique shopping experience with live entertainment! Artoberfest has woodcarvers, potters, metal smiths, painters, sign makers and more! Enjoy great food and drinks from local venues! Learn More 

Monster MashOctober 20, 2023 

Monster Mash is a family-friendly Halloween party made possible by Downtown PKB and local businesses and community organizations. Kids can enjoy hands-on activities and go trick-or-treating in costume at Point Park! Learn More 

Ghost ToursOctober 20, 21, & 27, 2023 

Experience the supernatural with a guided lantern tour of the Castle in Marietta, OH. Learn about and potentially experience the ghostly apparitions, sounds and strange occurrences that have impacted staff, volunteers and guests of the Castle. Learn More 

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