Alderson 4th of July Celebration – West Virginia’s Best 4th of July Celebration is fun for everyone. Featuring: Bicycle Race, a fishing derby, contests, flea markets, arts & crafts, Kids activities a parade, live music and of course Fireworks! Visit the website for a complete schedule.
Mountaineer Days– Thomas- JULY 5-7 – Mountaineer Days began in Thomas in the early 1970s. Bernie and Mary Stilley, who operated a restaurant business in Thomas, were the organizers of the event. The events were held downtown and included a pet parade, Miss Mountaineer pageant, a bicycle parade and a variety of music and dancing. The firemen’s water battle was a featured event along with the annual fireworks display.
Ripley 4th of July Celebration – You could say that Independence Day is Ripley’s favorite holiday. Ripley’s 4th of July celebration dates back to the late 1800s, making it the oldest parade and Independence Day Celebration in West Virginia. Today the legendary celebration brings visitors from across the state to partake in its fun Independence Day activities, and is designated as the USA’s largest small town Independence Day celebration.
Charleston 4th of July Celebration – The City of Charleston will host a Fourth of July Celebration on July 4. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., food, beverage and retail vendors will line the Kanawha Boulevard in preparation for the evening’s celebration. At 8:00 p.m., the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s brass and percussion ensemble will perform from the Schoenbaum Stage at Haddad Riverfront Park. Fireworks will begin during the last song of the concert at approximately 9:30 p.m.