What’s going on around Scioto County Memorial Day Weekend 2017

Free Concert

When: Friday May 26th @ 5:30 pm ~ 8 pm

What: Final Friday in Boneyfiddle~ Free outdoor concert with food and vendors. The show is family friendly and a good time for all. Just bring a seat to watch the show. ( Vendors are welcomed to set up for FREE before 5:30 pm. No food products allowed though. Local artists, crafters, vendors, and even street artists are encouraged to come out.) Acts Include; Creek Don’t Rise, Sasha Colette Hart, Jacey Fullerl, Riverside, and Portsmouth Area Children’s Theater Senior Group.

Where: Portsmouth- Scioto County Visitors Bureau 342 2nd st Portsmouth OH 45662

Car Show

When: Saturday May 27th 9:00 am

What: Lucasville Masonic Lodge will be holding it’s 12th Annual Cruise-In. Trophies will be awarded to the Best Overall, Master’s Choice, Past Master’s Choice, People’s Choice, Best Antique, Best Ford 1979 and Older, Best Ford 1980 and Newer, Best GM 1979 and Older, Best GM 1980 and Newer, Best Masonic, Best Mopar 1979 and Older, Best Mopar 1980 and Newer, Best Motorcycle, Best Pickup, Best Rat Rod, and Best Street Rod. Trophies will also be awarded to the top 25. The first 50 entries will receive a free t-shirt and dash plaque. Breakfast and lunch concessions will be available in our air -conditioned facility. There will also be a DJ on site. The event is RAIN or SHINE! All of this for only $10 per entry! Registration begins at 9:00am and ends at noon.


When: Saturday May 27th 11:00 am to 2:00 p.m.

What: Car, Truck, & Bike Show. Registration 11:00 am to 1:30 pm Trophies will be awarded at 2:00 pm. Trophies awarded for Best of Show, Most Unique, prettiest paint, longest drive, most likely to get pulled over, judges favorite 1950’s , 1960’s, 1970’s, 1980’s, 1990’s and 2000’s and Judge’s favorite Mopar, Chevy, Ford and Flames. ALL PROCEEDS GO TH SANDHILL IPCC FOOD PANTRY Registration Fee $10.00

Where: Friendship Community Center 12215 US Highway 52 Stout OH 45684.

Where: Lucasville Masonic Lodge 326 Robert Lucas Road Lucasville OH 45648.

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When: Saturday May 27th 7:00 pm

What: Dogwood Pass Texas Hold’em Tourney.  Sign ups start at 7 pm and the game starts at 8pm. Old West Saloon Girls serving food and drink. $20 buy in and $5 door fee. Must be 21 to enter.

Where: Dogwood Pass 722 Adams Rd Beaver OH 45613


When: Saturday May 27th 11:00 am

What: Wheelersburg Memoral Day Parade

Where: Starting at Kroger 9101 Ohio River Rd Wheelersburg, OH 45694


When: Monday May 29th 9:00 am

What: Missing in Action and Killed in action Memorial Service followed by the annual Memorial Day Parade at 10:00 am.

Where: The MIA-KIA Service will take place in Tracy Park at 9 am followed by the Parade which will flow through town.


When: Monday May 29th 10:00 am

What: Ironton -Lawerence County Memorial Day Parade is the oldest continuously running Memorial Day Parade in the United States. A long standing tradition started to memorialize those who fought for our country’s freedom.  The parade consists of 12 divisions including marching bands, clowns, funny cars, dance studios, fire trucks, beauty queens, and numerous floats from all around the Tri-State area.

Where: Ironton OH, Lawernce County. The parade route begins on Center Street and ends on 6th Street and Park Avenue. Participants make a left on 3rd Street and Center, make a left at 3rd and Quincy Street, and then make a left on 6th and Quincy Street. Participants then continue down 6th street until the end of the route at 6th Street and Park Avenue.

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Don’t forget to check out the many area flea markets that go on every weekend such as Wheelersburg~ Open Thursday from daylight until 12 pm and Saturday daylight until 12 pm, which takes place in the huge lot across from the Lowe’s building, 23 Southbound flea market open Friday-Sunday 9 am-5 pm located at 1439 US 23 Piketon OH 45661 as well as the Hillbilly flea Market open Thursday-Sunday 9 am-5 pm located at 277 Russell Rd in Ashland KY 41101.

You can always find great antiques on in the Boneyfiddle district of Portsmouth as well check local listings for dates and times of various shop openings.

Remember to have a Safe and fun Memorial day weekend! Don’t forget to Thank a Veteran for their service and remember the fallen and MIA as we enjoy the freedoms this beautiful country has to offer this summer.


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