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 2018 Festival will be held September 7, 8, and 9 at the Ohio River Levee on the corner of Front and Greene Streets in downtown Marietta.
Weather for Marietta
Friday 12/15 10%
Clearing skies late. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Saturday 12/16 10%
Partly cloudy skies. High 47F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 12/17 50%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy in the morning, then off and on rain showers during the afternoon hours. High around 45F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.