Portsmouth River Days is held each year beginning the Thursday before Labor Day. The festival opens on Thursday and runs through Labor Day Monday. River Days is held on the riverfront and in the adjacent historic Boneyfiddle district of Portsmouth, Ohio. There is free nightly entertainment on the riverfront stage, arts and crafts, mid-way rides and more. Late model racing Friday and Saturday nights at Portsmouth Raceway Park. The Grand Parade begins at 11:00a.m. on Saturday morning with the Queens Pageant at the Vern Riffe Center at Shawnee State University at 6:00p.m. Saturday night. The festival ends on Sunday night with our Fireworks Extravaganza at 10:00p.m and the annual Antique and Collector Car Show on Monday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Entertainment & General info – Teresa Bratton 740-357-5059
Concessions – Julia McGraw 740-858-5143
Arts & Crafts – Phyllis Rice 740-821-4025
Queens – Trish Dingus 740-464-4291
Parade – Trent Williams 740-285-3270