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 09/20 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 81F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.
Thursday 09/21 10%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High near 85F. Winds light and variable.
Friday 09/22 10%
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 88F. Winds light and variable.