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Harvest Moon Arts & Crafts Festival

Harvest Moon Festival was begun in 1962 as a fundraiser for Wood County Recreation Commission.

53rd Annual Harvest Moon Arts & Crafts Festival - Parkersburg City Park

September 19th & 20th, 2015
Saturday - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $3.00 General, $2.00 Senior Citizens (60+) and 10 & Under Free
All Children must be accompanied by an adult.
No PETS, bikes, skates, skateboards, etc.

Our Story

The festival started as a small gathering of local artists and craftsmen, with a focus on funding youth programming.  It has since grown to an immense size, while keeping the original goal in tact. We are always the 3rd weekend in September.


Vickie Marshall is our show director.

Kids Zone:
Kids Karaoke Contest
Boys Scouts selling ice cream
Lions Club
Crafts 2000 Make-it-Take-it
Mel's Facepainting
More to come

185 Exhibitors
Beth Weber onsite soap making
4H onsite apple butter making
2 Chainsaw carvers
Live entertainment
Live demonstrations
Kettle Korn
Food Vendors

We also present exhibitor awards and prizes in several categories (decided by guest judges):

Best of Show

Best Demonstration

Best New Exhibitor

Best Booth Display

WCRC Programs


WCRC Office is located in Parkersburg City Park

Presented by Wood County Recreation Commission - PO Box 1306 - Parkersburg, WV 26102