Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival returns

PARKERSBURG — After being canceled in 2020, the Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival will return to City Park on Saturday and Sunday with a wide variety of arts and crafts vendors.

Admission is $5 per person with seniors 60 and older admitted for $2 and children 3 and under admitted free. The festival will run from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days.

The festival serves as a fundraiser for the Wood County Recreation Commission. Wood County Recreation Director Andy Hartleben said the Harvest Moon Festival has been an outlet for a lot of local artisans and this year’s event will feature over 50 vendors. Some of the crafters may also be giving demonstrations of their work, he said.

There will also be children’s activities, including a train ride and a pair of giant inflatables, Hartleben said. The admission cost will cover those activities.

The festival’s entertainment will include:


* 1 p.m.: Parkersburg South High School Southern Belles

* 3 p.m.: Track 9

* 5 p.m.: Sour Mash String Band


* Noon; Parkersburg High School Red Wings

* 1 p.m.: Smith Family Singers

* 3 p.m.: Insured Sound

* 4:45 p.m.: Band of Brothers


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