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W.Va. Celebrates Fourth Of July Statewide

American flags are seen on the hood of a car. In the distance are people standing watching a Fourth of July parade.Jenna Hidinger Photo/Adobe Stock

West Virginia will have a variety of events throughout the state celebrating the Fourth of July during the long weekend. 

Some of the activities around the state include the Snowshoe Independence Day Celebration, Fayetteville’s Fourth of July Heritage Festival, the Shepherdstown Parade, the Fourth of July Car Show in Chester, the Grande Parade in Alderson, and fireworks displays all across the state. 

There will also be festivities in Ripley. The city professes to have the nation’s largest small town Independence Day celebration.

Additionally, the Charleston Sternwheel Regatta begins on June 30 and will go until the Fourth with festivities all weekend for everyone across the state and out-of-state to enjoy. WVPB will also have an informational booth at the event.

Visit the West Virginia Tourism website for more events.