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CANCELED DUE TO RAIN/ FLOODING - Parkersburg Paddlefest

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The fifth annual Parkersburg Paddlefest kicks off with free glow paddle on the Little Kanawha River Friday night, Sept. 14, at 8 pm (sponsored by CareSource.)

Saturday morning, Sept. 15 will see the Parkersburg Paddlefest 2018 begin at 8 am and continue until 2 pm, on the Ohio River. Commercial barge traffic will be restricted during this time period.

The Downtown Throwdown BBQ & Brewfest is set for Saturday evening, Sept. 15, from 6-10 pm at Bicenntennial Park. The Brewfest includes craft brew, BBQ and entertainment. (

A FREE parting paddle will be available Sunday, Sept. 16, at 11 am at North Bend State Park Lake. North Bend may be reached by calling 304.643.2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA and ask for North Bend or visit

The Parkersburg Paddlefest is hosted by the Greater Parkersburg Convention & Visitor's Bureau. To register, visit or call 800.752.4982.  #PKBPADDLEFEST

Later Event: January 18
Winter Wonder Weekend