Festivals and Events

MAY 2018
24-28 Walleye Festival, Water Works Park, Port Clinton
24-28 Ohio Bike Week, Sandusky

JUNE 2018
9 Put-in-Bay Music Festival, Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay
9 GPCAAC Arts & Crafts Show, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton
10 Vine & Canvas, Rocky Point Winery, Marblehead
16 44th Annual Founder’s Day, Put-in-Bay
16 Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood “Scared Scriptless,” Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
21-24 Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest, Put-in-Bay
24 Portage River Fest, Depot Park, Elmore

JULY 2018
3 Oak Harbor Independence Day Celebration, Oak Harbor
4 July 4th Celebrations
8 Women’s Club Arts & Craft Festival, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton
13 Jimmy Osmond “Moon River & Me,” Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
14 The Miracles, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
8-Aug 8 National Pistol & Rifle Matches, Camp Perry, Port Clinton
13-14 Island Fest, Memorial Park, Kelleys Island
16-22 Ottawa County Fair, Oak Harbor
22 Wooden Boat Show & Plein Air Art Fest, Lakeside
25 Lakeside Symphony Orchestra Opening Night, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
27-29 Kelleys Island Outdoor Film Festival, Kelleys Island

4 Jerry Lippus Classic Car Show, Downtown Port Clinton
4 Port Clinton Lighthouse Festival, Water Works Park, Port Clinton
4-5 Arts in the Park, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton
6-7 Kelley Miller Circus, Kelleys Island
7-12 Erie County Fair, Sandusky
17-18 Big Splash Raffle, Sandusky
18-19 GPCAAC Appetite for the Arts, Brands Boat Works, Port Clinton
18 SHOPAGANZA, Lakeview Park, Port Clinton
19 Halupki Festival, Holy Assumption Church, Marblehead
23-26 Cedar Point Boat Show, Cedar Point, Sandusky
25 Lion’s Club Perch Festival, Marblehead
25 Stray Cats’ Slim Jim Phantom, Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside
31 Great Lakes Beer Pub Crawl, Marblehead
31-Sept 2 Perch, Peach, Pierogi & Polka Fest, Knights of Columbus, Port Clinton

7-8 Rock the Light, Downtown Port Clinton
7-9 Perry’s Victory Historic Weekend (Grande Parade Sept 8), Put-in-Bay
8 Art in the Park, Put-in-Bay
8 Grub ‘N Suds, Depot Park, Elmore
14-30 Cedar Point’s Halloweekends, Sandusky (open Fri-Sun through Oct 28)
15 New Year’s Eve at the Bay, Put-in-Bay
15 Wine Fest & Art Fair, Kelleys Island Wine Company, Kelleys Island
25 Cars for Critters Car Show, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor
25-26 Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion, Put-in-Bay
29-30* Lake Eerie Fear Fest, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky
29 Harvest Fest, Memorial Park, Kelleys Island

6-31* Lake Eerie Fear Fest, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center, Sandusky (Weekends)
6 Island Wine Festival, Put-in-Bay
13 Art, Shop & Pub Crawl, Marblehead
13 Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival, Lakeside & Marblehead
13 Civil War Encampment, Keeper’s House, Marblehead
13-14 Oktoberfest, Put-in-Bay
13-14 Oak Harbor Apple Festival, Oak Harbor
27 Adult Halloween, Kelleys Island
27 Main Street Port Clinton Zombie Crawl, Port Clinton
27 Halloween at the Bay, Put-in-Bay
27 Count Krumnow’s Tombstone Derby, Depot Park, Elmore

2-4 32ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE, - Just for Ewe, Marblehead
11 Half Marathon & 5K, Kelleys Island
22 5K Turkey Trot, James Park, Marblehead

2 Community Christmas, Port Clinton
9 Village Lights, Marblehead
31 Walleye Drop, Port Clinton

All events are subject to change. *See website for more events.
Call the Welcome Center or Chambers for more info

Hike, Bike, Birdwatch, Swim. Fish, Camp, Cookout & Play Waterparks,
Amusement Parks and Animal Parks

Marblehead Lighthouse State Park
Oldest Operating Lighthouse on Great Lakes,110 Lighthouse Drive, Marblehead

East Harbor State Park
1169 N. Buck Rd. Marblehead,Oh 43440, Swim, Boat, Hike, Camp

Bark Until Dark
310 Bridge Rd (SR 269) Marblehead, Off leash dog park

Meadow Brook Marsh
8577 E. Bayshore Rd., Marblehead, Hike, Bike, Bird watch, Nature preserve 113 acres.

Kelleys Island State Park
920 Division St, Kelleys Island, OH 43438, Relaxing retreat,Swim, Boat, Hike, Bike, Camp

Put-in-Bay State Park
South Bass Island, Camping & RV Hook-ups, Cabins, Water sports

Waterworks Park, Port Clinton
Home of the Port Clinton Lighthouse, Hiking path,
Ball diamond, Fishing from the rocks

Lakeview Park & Port Clinton City Beach
Playground, Festival area, Beach, Swimming

Catawba Island State Park
Boat launch, fi sh, rocky beach, Small park, Great sunsets

Mazurka Access Area
North Shore Dr. Marblehead, .Boaters Launch with Direct Access to
the Lake, Capture Lake Erie Sunset

Dempsey Landing
Bayshore Rd. Marblehead, Boat Access to lake, Fishing

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