Parkersburg offers many things to do, whether you are interested in indoor or outdoor activities. Parkersburg also offers a variety of annual and cultural events to attend. The Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Multicultural Festival, Parkersburg Homecoming Festival, Taste of Parkersburg, and the Downtown Throwdown are held each year.
If you are interested in learning more about Parkersburg history, you can check out one of the many museums in the area. Some of the most notable are the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History, Henry Cooper House, Oil and Gas Museum, Sumnerite Africn- American History Museum, the Artcraft Studio, and the Veterans Museum of Mid-Ohio Valley.
If checking out these museums and festivals make you hungry, visit one of the great local restaurants. If you are looking for a fresh snack or meal, be sure to stop by Cham’s for the delicious pita bread and hummus. If you are looking for a great local hangout, stop by Rubi’s Pizza and Grill or Der Dog Haus. Locals keep coming back for the pizza, burgers and community.
Parkersburg offers a variety of places to shop and browse. Check out the Mulberry Lane Country Store for the perfect gift or keepsake.