PARKERSBURG HOMECOMING FESTIVAL

 August 17, 18, & 19, 2018

 
 
 
 

2018

PARKERSBURG HOMECOMING

 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


BICENTENNIAL PARK STAGE

Saturday, August 18

2:00 PM Jessica Lynch Autograph and Photo Session

3:00 PM Dog Show sponsored by Winding Road Kennel

2:30 & 4:30 PM TBA

5:00 PM Karaoke Competition
Burgy Karaoke and Entertainment

Sunday, August 19

“17th Annual Johnny Staats Bluegrass Festival”

1:00 PM Robin and Dan Kessinger

2:15 PM Bobby Taylor and Andrew Dunlap

3:30 PM Johnny Staats & The Delivery Boys

5:15 PM Actors Guild Presentation

MAIN STAGE

Friday, August 17

6:00 PM Opening Ceremonies

6:30 PM Actors Guild Idol

7:30 PM Mike Morningstar

8:15 PM Stallion

9:30 PM The Davisson Brothers Band

Saturday, August 18

6:00 PM The Thorny Flat Mountain Boys

7:00 PM Broken Road – Salute to Rascal Flatts

8:00 PM 52nd Street - The Music of Billy Joel

9:00 PM Captain Fantastic – The Magic of Elton John

10:00 PM Fireworks On The River

Sunday, August 19

6:00 PM Gong Show

7:30 PM Hotel California / Eagles Tribute


Kids Coloring Contest
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Vendors Row

“Best Seat In The House”

Sponsored by Value City Furniture, register in store to win 2 recliners and VIP seating all nights at MAIN STAGE.

Drawing TBA in store

“Big Sandy Superstore / Big TV Raffle”

Tickets on sale for $300 gift card towards a 40” HD TV or larger

Drawing Thursday, August 16 at 2 PM in store


RUBBER DUCKY DERBY
ON THE RIVER

Sunday, August 19
6:30 PM

Pioneer Antique Auto Club
4 – 8 PM Friday

Other Activities Saturday

News & Sentinel Half Marathon 8 AM

Grand Parade 12 NOON (iHeartMedia Radio)
Jessica Lynch, Grand Parade Marshal

Corn Hole Tournament 1:30 PM 2nd & Television Plaza

Bingo

MOV Model Railroad Club
Open House 10 AM – 4 PM
(601 Green St. Rear)

Sunday

Donut Eating Contest TBA sponsored by McHappy's

Hot Dog Eating Contest TBA sponsored by Der Dog Haus


POINT PARK AMPHITHEATER
(RIVERFRONT PARK)

Friday, August 17

6:00 – 11:00 PM Music Showcase

Saturday, August 18

6:00 PM Mending Wall

8:30 PM Dark Side Of The Moon – The Pink Floyd Concert Experience

10:00 PM Fireworks On The River
(Pyrotechnico sponsored by Sunset Memorial Gardens)

Sunday, August 19

TBA

Official Homecoming Hotel

Holiday Inn Express & Suites / Parkersburg East

10057 Emerson Ave. at I-77

304-916-7380

*DISCOUNT CODE: Homecoming

EASY RIDER BUS SCHEDULE

South Side Kroger and Park Shopping Center

Friday 6 – 11 PM

Saturday 2 PM – 12 Midnight


https://www.facebook.com/Homecomingparkersburg/

www.parkersburg-homecoming.com

All times and acts subject to change

PARKERSBURG HOMECOMING FESTIVAL

NATIONAL ENTERTAINMENT

1985 – 2017

1985 Sawyer Brown

The Breeze

1986 Steve Wariner

Gary Lewis & The Playboys

Dan Seals

1987 T. Graham Brown

Rare Earth

Forrester Sisters

1988 Restless Heart

Bachman Turner Overdrive

Lee Greenwood

1989 The Charlie Daniels Band

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

Lee Greenwood

1990 Eddie Rabbitt

Herman's Hermits

Kathy Mattea

1991 Brad Paisley

Shenandoah

The Mamas & Papas

Ronnie Milsap

1992 Highway 101

Mark Lindsay (Paul Revere & The Raiders)

Ricky Skaggs

1993 Pirates of the Mississippi

Brad Paisley

George Jones

1994 The Bellamy Brothers

The Guess Who

McBride & The Ride

Jon Brennan

1995 Steve Wariner

Merle Haggard

1996 Bryan White

Joe Diffie

1997 Buffalo Club

Orleans

Toby Keith

1998 The Kinleys

The Dixie Chicks

Tracy Lawrence

1999 Chad Brock

Diamond Rio

2000 Alecia Elliott

The Contours

Trace Adkins

2001 Chris Cagle

Billy Ray Cyrus

2002 Steve Azar

Brad Paisley

2003 Aaron Lines

Sounds of the Supremes

Aaron Tippin

2004 David Lee Murphy & Leroy Parnell

Joey Dee & The Starlighters

Darryl Worley

2005 Blue County

The Diamonds

Tanya Tucker

2006 Bomshel

Beatlemania

Lee Greenwood

2007 Nelson

Exile

Kelly Pickler

2008 James Otto

Eddie Money

2009 Justin Moore

38 Special

2010 Trailer Choir

Grand Funk Railroad

2011 Colt Ford

Beatlemania Magic

Kansas

2012 Bucky Covington

Midnight Special

The Charlie Daniels Band

2013 Jason Michael Carroll

The Devonshires

America

2014 Restless Heart

Almost Queen

The Guess Who

2015 Mickey Guyton

Leonard, Coleman and Blunt

Marshall Tucker Band

The Breeze

2016 Bucky Covington

TUSK

The Orchestra (former members Electric Light Orchestra)

2017 Russell Dickerson

Donnie Iris & The Cruisers

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