Alderson 4th of July Celebration

June 30th - July 5th 2017


Every year, the Town of Alderson turns red, white and blue and hosts what has become known as West Virginia’s BEST Fourth of July Celebration. This 6-day event features everything from a Fireman’s Rodeo, to an All-American Baking Contest to the Ducks on the River Rubber Duck Race. And, of course, a Grand Parade and Grand Fireworks Display!

Here are just a few highlights of the many events that will be going on:


Friday, June 30

7-11pm – Fireman’s Rodeo – Alderson Memorial Football Field


Saturday, July 1

7:30am – Run for Snacks 5k (Walk or Run) -- Alderson Public Library

11am – Cornhole Tournament – Alderson Memorial Football Field

12pm – All-American Baking Contest – Alderson Community Center Kitchen

1pm – Horse Show – Glen Ray City Building

6:30pm – 4th of July Banquet – Alderson Community Center


Sunday, July 2

12pm – White Water Canoe Race – Fort Spring

7pm – Gospel Sing – Alderson Memorial Football Field


Monday, July 3

7-10pm – 7-Mile Ford Band – Alderson Memorial Field


Tuesday, July 4

9am-3pm – Throttle Throbs Car Show – Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Lot

10:30am – Grand Parade (lineup starts at 8am at Alderson Elementary School)

1pm – Presentation of Colors – Alderson Memorial Football Field

7-10pm – The Worx Band – Alderson Memorial Football Field


Wednesday, July 5

6pm – Ducks on the River Rubber Duck Race – Alderson Mini Park


Click HERE for a PDF of the complete schedule of events.

*Photos provided by Timothy Luce and Margaret Hambrick.


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