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All concerts, events, and activities are free to the public (excluding the carnival)


June 30

Tuesday, July 2nd 

5:00 p.m.  Blue Lightning & Madison (Courthouse Gazebo)

7:00 p.m.  Ripley Rockers (Courthouse Gazebo)

Ripley WV Fourth of July
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Wednesday, July 3rd

6:00 p.m. Constellium Bicycle Parade
Patriots on Wheels Bicycle Parade on North Street

It’s called the bicycle parade, but kids on bikes, trikes, wagons and strollers are likely to be seen in this event. Sponsored by Constellium Rolled Products, it begins at 6 p.m. at United Bank’s North Street location.


6:30 p.m. or Immediately Following Bicycle Parade

Dancing in the Street

DJ Donnie Allen 
North Court Street

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6:30 p.m.
Western West Virginia Metro Band

Courthouse Lawn
Metro Band Ripley WV 4th of July
8:00 p.m.
Charleston Metro Band

Courthouse Lawn

The Charleston Metropolitan Bands include a concert band and pep bands that play at high school reunions and sporting events. We are volunteer musicians who enjoy getting together to play many different styles of music and provide live musical entertainment throughout the Kanawha Valley and surrounding region.

Thursday, July 4th


7:00 a.m. - Calvary Pancake Breakfast

9:00 a.m. -  Little Patriot Hour 

Fun and games for kids of all ages 

10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremony​

11:30 a.m. -  Firecracker Race

12:00 p.m. -Parade

Parade Route

Covering 1.5 miles. the Sheetz Grand Parade begins near Ripley High School. The route follows South Church Street (Rt. 33) to Main Street (Rt. 21) and concludes at the intersection of West Main Street and Academy Drive. This year's parade will again be televised live by WOWK-TV 13.

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2:00 PM

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4:00 p.m. - Rewind The Walkman

6:00 p.m. - Crandall Creek

8:00 p.m. - Davisson Brothers Band

10:00 p.m. - Fireworks

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Friday, July 5th

4:00 p.m. - Registration for Mullet Contest - $5 Entry Fee

5:00 p.m. - Mullet Contest 

5:00 p.m. - Registrations for Apple Pie Contest - $10 Entry Fee

6:00 p.m. - Apple Pie Tasting 

5:30 p.m. - Registration for Watermelon Eating Contest - No Entry Fee

6:00 p.m. - Watermelon Eating Contest

* All entertainment will be on the Constellium Stage located on the Courthouse Lawn

The Charleston Metropolitan Bands includ

6:30 p.m. - Class Act

“The Class Act” is becoming a tradition with the Fourth of July Celebration in Ripley. It serves as an all-class reunion for Ripley High graduates, spouses and friends.  it all begins at 6:30 p.m. on the Courthouse lawn. This is an all-class reunion for Ripley High School grads and friends. 

7-8:15 p.m. & 8:45-10 p.m. - Painted Man - Constellium Stage

8:15pm - Pie Auction

Saturday, July 6th

U-Turn Concert

July 1
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