Join us in celebrating every aspect of historic, charming, riverboat town life at one of our community festivals. From Belpre to Barlow to Marietta, small town charisma awaits you. Each family-friendly festival is geared towards making your summertime fun time memorable.

JULY

29 Harmar Days
30 Harmar Days
31 Harmar Days

AUGUST
4–6 Belpre Homecoming
12-13–14 RTA (Rivers, Trails and Ales)
12 Howlin’ Blues Party

SEPTEMBER
2 First Friday – Roaring 20’s Night – Downtown Marietta
3 Washington County Fair Parade @ 10 a.m.
3–6 Washington County Fair – Washington County Fairgrounds
9–11 Ohio River Sternwheeler Festival
17 Brunch with Mark Twain – Valley Gem Sternwheeler
22–25 Barlow Fair – Barlow Fairgrounds

OCTOBER
7 Brown Baggin’ Thru History – Campus Martius Museum
7 First Friday – Pups and Pumpkins – Downtown Marietta
8–9 Lowell Octoberfest – Buell Island
9–15 Octoberfeast
11 River and Country Lecture Series – Campus Martius Museum
15 Digging the Past: Archaeology Day – Campus Martius Museum
22 Woodcarvers Demonstration – Matamoras Area Historical
Society Museum

NOVEMBER
4 First Friday – Hometown Heroes – Downtown Marietta
4 Recycle the Cheer Donation Drive – Armory
5 Appraisal Clinic – Campus Martius Museum
12 Nitty Gritty Series – Campus Martius Museum
19 City of Marietta Tree Lighting – The Armory Square
26 Merry-Etta Christmas Parade
26 Small Business Saturday

DECEMBER
1–31 Grand Opening of Tour of Lights – City of Marietta
1–31 Grand Opening of Holiday Tree Walk – East Muskingum Park
2 First Friday Moonlight Madness
2 Brown Baggin’ Thru History – Campus Martius Museum
3 Christmas in the Village – Downtown, New Matamoras
3 Santa House – East Muskingum Park
10 Holiday Loft Tours – Downtown Marietta & Harmar Village
11 Santa House – East Muskingum Park
17 Santa House – East Muskingum Park
17 Ugly Sweater DORA Crawl

All events are subject to change without notice.