Portsmouth River Days

Admission to Portsmouth River Days in Portsmouth, Ohio, is free.

  • When: September 1-3, 2023, from 12pm-11pm, Daily
  • Location: (Map It) 4th Street Municipal Parking lot in Portsmouth, Ohio
  • Phone: 740-821-6806 or Email bryansmith@friendsofportsmouth.com
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Visit Portsmouth River Days 60th Year Celebration beginning the Friday thru Sunday of Labor Day weekend. River Days festivities are being held on 4th Street in the Municipal Parking lot and surrounding area near the historic Boneyfiddle district of Portsmouth, Ohio. It is free, nightly entertainment on the riverfront stage. Also, enjoy the arts and crafts, rides and inflatables, and vendor merchants. There’s even Southern Ohio Axe Throwing. And, of course, lots of great food and more. Concerts begin at 7:00pm nightly. The Grand Parade begins at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, with the Queens Pageant at Shawnee State University Gymnasium at 6:30 p.m (Tickets are required for the Pageant and Little Miss Pageant). Sunday, there will be Children’s activities at 12:00pm near the Music Stage in the Big White tent. Portsmouth River Days will end Sunday Night with a Fireworks Extravaganza at 10:30pm.