Warm memories are made in Marietta, Ohio, home of the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival
One by one, from up river and down, the sternwheelers arrive in Marietta, Ohio, home of the American Sternwheel Association. They come to The Riverboat Town, to have some good ol’ fashioned fun at the event of the year – the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival!
All events are FREE, and the atmosphere is festive and friendly
Marietta invites you to come early and stay late. Enjoy the continuous weekend entertainment, food and refreshments from the various vendors and enjoy the sights, sounds, and smells of the Ohio River Sternwheel Festival!
It’s always the weekend after Labor Day
The 2017 Festival will be held September 8, 9, and 10 at the Ohio River Levee on the corner of Front and Greene Streets in downtown Marietta.
Weather for Marietta
Wednesday 05/24 60%
Late night thunderstorms. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.
Thursday 05/25 70%
Rain showers in the morning will evolve into a more steady rain in the afternoon. Thunder possible. High 63F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Friday 05/26 20%
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High around 75F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph.