Festivals you must attend this summer in Greater Parkersburg 

June 9, 2023

The sun’s coming out and so are our festivals! Here in Greater Parkersburg, you can enjoy a multitude of summer festivals and fairs. 

Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural FestivalJune 16 – 18, 2023 

The Multicultural Festival is an outdoor international festival that features a variety of cultures and their heritage. Enjoy traditional music, dance, food and a vast international marketplace and celebrate heritage and history. The Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival is an annual event that takes place in the Parkersburg City Park. Learn More 

West Virginia Interstate Fair & ExpositionJune 20 – 24, 2023 

The Interstate Fair is full of summer fun for the whole family! Come see 4-H livestock exhibits, participate in contests, enjoy live entertainment and more! The West Virginia Interstate Fair & Exposition is an annual event that takes place at the Wood County Fairgrounds on Butcher Bend Road. Learn More 

Freedom Festival June 30 – July 1, 2023 

The Freedom Festival is a family-friendly celebration of independence that honors Veterans. Enjoy live music, hot air balloon rides, a parade and much more! The Freedom Festival is an annual event that takes place at the Grand Central Mall in Vienna. Learn More 

Tastes and TunesJuly 8, 2023 

Tastes and Tunes is a fundraising event for the Parkersburg Art Center that features live music and a fully catered meal with desserts and beverages included! Enjoy games of chance where everyone’s a winner! Tastes and Tunes takes place at the Parkersburg Art Center on Market Street. Learn More 

Parkersburg Homecoming August 18 – 19, 2023 

Parkersburg Homecoming is a family-friendly event that takes place every year on the third Friday through Saturday in August. Join competitions and games, enjoy live entertainment and a parade and don’t forget about food and fun! Parkersburg Homecoming takes place in Downtown Parkersburg on 2nd Street. Learn More 

West Virginia State Honey FestivalAugust 26 – 27, 2023 

The Honey Festival is a fun, educational event to honor the importance of the state insect, the honeybee. From great food and entertainment to crafting vendors and most importantly, honey, the West Virginia State Honey Festival has a little bit of everything for everyone to enjoy. The Honey Festival is an annual event that takes place in the Parkersburg City Park. Learn More 

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