Inland Waterways Festival • August 5 & 6, 2017 • 601 Front Street, Marietta, Ohio

The Inland Waterways Festival is a free, educational event with performers, storytellers, music, hands-on activities, model boat demonstrations, whistle blows, steam launch rides, wildlife displays featuring raptors, owls, and a large freshwater aquarium. Visit the website for a list of participants and events for 2017.

The purpose of the Inland Waterways Festival is to commemorate the heritage and continuing importance of America’s rivers, canals, and lakes in the development of the Nation. Our goal is to educate the public about how the waterways were a viable means of transportation for commerce and culture and are still heavily relied upon today.

All scheduled events and participants are subject to change.The Festival is presented by Friends of the Museums and the Washington County Public Library.