Local Festivals

This time of year, when the weather outside is tolerable, cities and villages of Ohio celebrate their local culture. The local festivals that break forth are some of the most interesting ways to learn about Ohio and the many thing it has to offer.

From Food:
Geneva Area Grape Jamboree September 29 – 30, 2012 Geneva, OhioGeneva Area Grape Jamboree September 29 – 30, 2012 Geneva, OhioJackson Co. Apple Festival September 18 – 22, 2012 Jackson, Ohio
Geauga County Maple Festival April 26 – 29, 2012 Chardon, Ohio
Utica Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival May 26 – 28, 2012 Utica, Ohio
Newark Strawberry Festival June 1 – 3, 2012 Newark, Ohio
The Gold Wings and Ribs Fest June 1 – 2, 2012 Pomeroy, Ohio
Banana Split Festival June 8 – 9, 2012 Wilmington, Ohio
London Strawberry Festival June 21 – 23, 2012 London, Ohio
North Ridgeville Corn Festival August 10 – 12, 2012 North Ridgeville, Ohio
Germantown Pretzel Festival September 22 – 23, 2012 Germantown, Ohio
Barnesville Pumpkin Festival September 27 – 30, 2012 Barnesville, Ohio
Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival August 16 – 18, 2012 Bucyrus, Ohio
Lexington Blueberry Festival August 16 – 19, 2012 Lexington, Ohio
Obetz Zucchini Festival August 23 – 26, 2012 Obetz, Ohio
Sweet Corn Festival, Inc. August 29 – September 1, 2012 Millersport, Ohio
West Jefferson Annual Ox Roast September 1 – 3, 2012 West Jefferson, Ohio
Milan Melon Festival     September 1 – 3, 2012    Milan, Ohio
Marion Popcorn Festival September 6 – 8, 2012 Marion, Ohio
Mantua Potato Festival September 7 – 9, 2012 Mantua, Ohio
Jackson Co. Apple Festival September 18 – 22, 2012 Jackson, Ohio
Geneva Area Grape Jamboree September 29 – 30, 2012 Geneva, Ohio
Oak Harbor Apple Festival October 13 – 14, 2012 Oak Harbor, Ohio
Circleville Pumpkin Show October 17 – 20, 2012 Circleville, Ohio

To Nature:
Wild Turkey Festival May 3 – 6, 2012
Deercreek Dam Days Festival May 30 – June 2, 2012
Festival of the Fish June 15 – 17, 2012
Celina Lake Festival July 27 – 29, 2012
The Parade of the Hills August 15 – 18, 2012

To Industry and the products they make
Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival June 15 – 17, 2012
Miami Valley Steam Threshers Association July 12 – 15, 2012
Berlin Heights Basket Festival August 4 – 5, 2012
Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show August 9 – 12, 2012
Ohio Tobacco Festival August 23 – 26, 2012
Wellston Coal Festival September 4 – 8, 2012

To arts and culture
Feast of the Flowering Moon May 25 – 27, 2012
Oak Hill Festival of Flags May 25 – 27, 2012
Washboard Music Festival June 14 – 16, 2012
First Town Days Festival July 4 – 8, 2012
Ohio Hills Folk Festival July 11 – 14, 2012
Summit County Italian American Festival July 13 – 15, 2012
Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival August 10 – 12, 2012
Portsmouth, Ohio
Arts In The Alley September 15 – 16, 2012
Ohio Swiss Festival, Inc. September 26 – 29, 2012

and many more 

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