Friday, July 1, 2011

4th of July Activities and Fireworks in the Mid-Ohio Valley

Still working on this list . . . I'll add more as I find more events. 

Friday July 1, 2011
Parkersburg, WV--City Park Carnival  (traditional carnival rides for the entire family, food vendors)
Marietta-Red, White, and Blues is on Front Street (live Blues music and food vendors)
Marietta-Marietta Aquatic Center Family night--$3 admission per person

Saturday July 2, 2011
Newport, OH--parade 11:00 am from Newport Elementary. After parade behind Fire Station is food, bingo, concessions, inflatables, hayrides etc. Fireworks 10:00 pm

July 3, 2011
Marietta, OH--Washington County Fairgrounds--Mudbog starts at 2pm--Adm $7.00 includes Pits, 5 and under free.  Demolotion derby Saturday at 7 p.m.  Fireworks at 10 pm. Proceeds benefit the Washington County Fair Board.

July 4, 2011
Parkersburg, WV--City Park--HeartSong of Cedarville University (my Alma mater) is singing at 7:00pm, Carnival all evening, Fireworks at 10 p.m.


  1. The "4th of July Celebration" is from June 29th-July 8th. I only know because I got a $2 off coupon on wristbands for rides at the Smoker Friendly on Southside in Parkersburg. They're not valid on July 4th though...just thought I'd help you out with a little more details =)

  2. ....that's the carnival in Parkersburg WV by the way =) lol