Photos: West Jefferson’s July 4th Streetfest


(Posted July 5, 2023)

By Jeff Pfeil, Staff Photographer

The July 4th Streetfest took place on the downtown streets of West Jefferson July 2-4. Despite some rain showers, the show went on with food, crafters, entertainment, and fireworks. A large crowd from the surrounding areas showed up for the fireworks on July 4.

Judah Boll, 2, of West Jefferson is all smiles on the Sky Fighter Ride at the July 4th Streetfest.
The Alexanders Band entertains the crowd on Monday night after a brief rain storm moved through the area.
Kelsea Bartley holds 1-year-old Archer as they wait for the parade to begin on July 4.
West Jefferson’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7005 color guard, followed by the American Legion Post 201 color guard, lead the parade down Main Street.
West Jefferson High School’s marching band, dressed in red, white, and blue, marches in the parade before stopping to perform the National Anthem.
The West Jefferson Ox Roast queens and court ride their float in the West Jefferson July 4th Streetfest parade.
The Southern Rock Band entertains the crowd from the main stage.
The Streetfest drew a crowd that filled Center Street.
Adrian Davis, 5, of West Jefferson swings a hammer with all his might to ring the bell for a prize. Adrian was happy with his prize of a stuffed pizza to take home with him.
The fireworks were set off from Hampton Cemetery. Spectators watched from Main and Center streets, Garrette Park, and the Ox Roast grounds, among other spots.
The fireworks brought West Jefferson’s July 4th Streetfest to a close. The three-day event is put on by the July 4th Streetfest Committee.
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