Ohio Summer Festivals

One great thing about Ohio and the Midwest is the abundance of festivals in the SUMMER. (Yes, summer is right around the corner)

Here are a few in Ohio you might not know about to check out:

  • Civil War Re-enactment at the Century Village Museum

The Century Village Museum, Burton, Ohio

May 29th&30th, 10am-5pm

http://www.geaugahistorical.org/eventsandprograms.php#gpm1_3

  • Taste of Cincinnati

On six blocks of Fifth Street, from Race Street to Broadway in Downtown Cincinnati.

Memorial Day Weekend: Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30, 2010, 12 noon to 12 midnight; Monday, May 31, 2010, 12 noon to 9 pm.

http://www.taste-of-cincinnati.com/

  • Dayton Heritage Festival

Carillon Park, Dayton, OH

May 30 starting at 11 a.m. – Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra plays at 7 p.m.

http://www.daytonhistory.org/calendar/70/2390-Carillon-Park-hosts-second-annual-Dayton-Heritage-Festival-.htm

  • Troy Strawberry Festival

Troy, Ohio

June 5 and 6

http://www.troyohiostrawberryfestival.com/cwt/external/wcpages/strawberry-festival/index.aspx

  • Northeast Ohio Polka Fest

Old Firehouse Winery, Geneva-on-the-Lake Ohio

June 12 and 13

http://www.oldfirehousewinery.com/ (Link to flyer on the site)

  • Riverfront Irish Festival

Cuyahoga Falls, OH

June 11 – 13

http://www.riverfrontirishfest.com/

  • Yellow Springs Street Fair

Yellow Springs, OH

June 12

http://www.yellowspringsohio.org/street_fair.html

  • Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival

Veteran’s Memorial Park, Avon, OH

June 18 – 20

http://www.avonducttapefestival.com/

  • Festival of the Fish

Vermilion, OH

June 18 – 20

http://www.avonducttapefestival.com/

  • Ohio Scottish Games

Lorian County Fairgrounds, Wellington, OH

June 24 – 26

http://www.ohioscottishgames.com/2010games.html

  • Appalachian Mountain Music Festival

BiCentennial Park, Waynesville, OH

June 25 – 27

http://www.appalachianmusic.org/

  • CityFolk Festival

RiverScape Metro Park, Dayton, OH

July 2 – 4

http://www.cityfolk.org/festival/festival.html

  • Olde Canal Days Festival

Canal Fulton, Ohio

July 8 – 11

http://www.discovercanalfulton.com/events/canal_days/index.html

  • Great Mohican Indain Pow – Wow

Loudonville, OH

July 9 – 11

http://www.mohicanpowwow.com/

  • Great Lakes Medieval Faire

Rock Creek, Ohio – Go to the site for directions

Weekends – July 10 – August 15

http://www.medievalfaire.com/

  • Sweet Corn Festival

Village of Lodi, OH

July 15 – 17

http://www.lodiohiochamber.com/sweet-corn-festival

    • Summer Moon Festival

    Downtown & Armstrong Museum, Wapakoneta, OH

    July 14 – 18

    http://www.summermoonfestival.com/

    • National Hamburger Festival

    Lock 3 Park, Akron OH

    Jul 17 – 18

    http://www.hamburgerfestival.com/

    • Cleveland Irish Festival

    Cleveland, OH

    July 23 – 25

    http://www.clevelandirish.org/

    • IslandFest

    Kelley’s Island, OH

    July 23 – 25

    http://www.kelleysislandchamber.com/events/july.htm

    http://www.clevelandirish.org/


    This list is by no means all the festivals in Ohio this Summer, but it is a list of some of the more unusual ones or at least ones you might not know about.

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