Festivals

Summertime Fairs & Festivals

PattyFest
First Saturday in June
Celebrate the life and musical contributions of folk musician Patty Looman - renowned mountain dulcimer and hammered dulcimer musician and teacher. The festival includes an open stage, workshops and traditional Appalachian foods for sale.

Johnnie Johnson Blues & Jazz Festival
July
This annual festival honors the nation's Father of Rock & Roll, Fairmont native Johnnie Johnson. The Blues and Jazz Festival features top-name entertainment and top-notch food.

4th of July Celebrations
Celebrate our nation’s birth in Marion County! Fairmont, Mannington and Fairview all have special events on July 4th, complete with tons and entertainment and of course, fireworks!

PawPaw District Fair
Tues-Sat, third week in July
This fair in Rivesville is a good ol’ fashioned family celebration! Enjoy entertainment for everyone, including music, carnival games and rides and delicious fair food.

Monongahfest
Third Saturday in August
Since 1988, this festival has celebrated the community of Monongah! Enjoy a parade, games, vendors, music, and community. 

Mannington District Fair
First full week in August
This community fair celebrates the best of summer! A full week of carnival games and rides, music and entertainment and classic fair food awaits in Mannington.