4th of July Celebration

This annual 5 day celebration held in Fairview Park includes activities for all ages. Activities include: Carnival Rides, , Food Vendors, Beer Garden, Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show, Pony Rides, Veterans Parade and Fireworks Display.

4th of July Veterans Parade

This annual event is held July 4th each year at 10 am. The parade begins at the intersection of West Broadway and South Chestnut Street and travels west on Broadway. It ends in Fairview Park near the south entrance (0.74 miles). The parade will consist of vehicles and pedestrian traffic and include veterans, service members, families of service members, veteran or military support organizations and/or individuals wishing to display their support. This event is sponsored by the Centralia Veteran Affairs Committee. Those in attendance will not want to miss the other festivities in Fairview Park including a 3 day carnival, food vendors and a fireworks display later that day at dusk.

Celebrate Centralia

Celebrate Centralia is a festival of Art, Wine and Music! Local artisans, musicians, crafters, wineries, craft brewers, and food vendors. The Festival is held in Centralia’s Downtown Event Space, the 100 & 200 Blocks of Broadway and 100 Block of South Locust Street. Celebrate Centralia hosts the Fine Arts Fiesta, a regional art competition with a High School Art Competition and a Public Art Competition.

For 2023, Celebrate Centralia will be on October 7th from 2PM to 8PM and Fine Arts Fiesta will be on October 6th from 5PM to 8PM, and October 7th from 2PM to 8PM.


Centralia Balloon Fest

Balloon Fest is a three-day hot air balloon festival featuring 40 hot air balloons, entertainment, crafts, fireworks, children’s activities and lots of good food. The event is attended by approximately 40,000 visitors in scenic Foundation Park. The Balloon Fest is held the third full weekend in August.


Ballonfest Website

Class Reunions

Centralia High School Reunion Years Reunion years for the following Centralia High School Classes are listed below. If this class has a reunion web site you may follow the link the their site.

Reunion Year 5 yr 10 yr 15 yr 20 yr 25 yr 30 yr 35 yr 40 yr 45 yr 50 yr
Class of:
2014 2009 2004 1999 1994 1989 1984 1979 1974 1969 1964
2015 2010 2005 2000 1995 1990 1985 1980 1975 1970 1965
2016 2011 2006 2001 1996 1991 1986 1981 1976 1971 1966
2017 2012 2007 2002 1997 1992 1987 1982 1977 1972 1967
2018 2013 2008 2003 1998 1993 1988 1983 1978 1973 1968

Also see 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955,1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963

Please contact the City of Centralia to add your class reunion or family reunion information to this page.

Fall Festival & Halloween Parade


Fall Festival and Halloween Parade is an annual event held on the last Saturday in October in Downtown Centralia. This all-day event is packed full of special events for the whole family. There is food, fun and entertainment featuring the Centralia Halloween Parade in the evening with floats, bands, and fun for all.

Fantasy of Lights

Presented by the Centralia Foundation, Fantasy of Lights is a holiday tradition you won’t want to miss. Take a drive through Foundation Park to experience twinkling candy canes, golfing Santa, or Rudolf catching some rays. Don’t forget to visit 600 N Pleasant for more Christmas displays and the challenge of finding “Wanda”! Open from 5:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night at no charge. Don’t miss Santa who will be at his cottage on Friday’s and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..


The annual “Juneteenth” Celebration is held the third Saturday each June in Laura Leake Park. Event hours are from 11:30 am to 2:30 pm and includes complimentary food and refreshments, specialty sandwiches available for purchase, bingo, games and sign ups for various competitions.

Locust Street Historic Fair

Come join us in Downtown Centralia at the Locust Street Historical Fair for Historic Walking Tours, crafters, artisans, food vendors, an antique car show, and historical presentations. Free Admission!! This annual event is held on the first Saturday each May.