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Festival Weekend: June 22-25, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans! If you haven’t yet noticed, I do have some recently added festival lists based on the type of festival. The festival categories are as follows: Art, Beer/Wine, Cultural/Ethnic, Food, Music and Unique.  Please check them out. You can find this list in the top navigational bar under “FESTS BY CATEGORY” – or you can simply click …

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Festival Weekend: June 15-18, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans! First off, I have some interesting news to share about the Ohio Festivals website. I have recently added some new festival lists based on the type of festival. The festival categories are as follows: Art, Beer/Wine, Cultural/Ethnic, Food, Music and Unique. You can find this list in the top navigational bar under “FESTS BY CATEGORY” – …

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5.) Juneteenth Oberlin – June 10, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: To read about the history of Juneteenth, please check out my post at the Columbus event HERE. To read my previous visit to Oberlin’s Juneteenth, you can go HERE. ********************************************* I returned to Oberlin’s Tappan Square, where booths were set up… …to commemorate this year’s Juneteenth. Gospel music filled the park… …as visitors talked with booths representing the …

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Festival Weekend: June 8-11, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans! There is a TON of festivals this weekend with nearly 70 in Ohio and over 100 in the neighboring states. With all of these festivals, it may be difficult to find what to do, so please take advantage of the map to see what’s near you, my reviews below so that you can get an idea …

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4.) Hessler Street Fair – Cleveland – June 3, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I’ve been to the Hessler Street Fair once before in 2011. To read that experience and learn the festival’s history, please go to http://ohiofestivals.net/15-hessler-street-fair-cleveland-may-22-2011/ ********************************************* After 6 years, I finally got back to the Hessler Street Fair… …where this small community continued to celebrate their survival… …through a fun hippie-esque festival. As the Hessler Neighborhood Association raised funds …

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Festival Weekend: June 1-4, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans! With last Monday being a holiday, this festival weekend may feel like it’s coming a little quicker than before. There are over 40 festivals in Ohio this weekend and quite a nice increase of fests in neighboring states. For whatever reason, I actually don’t have a lot of festival reviews for this weekend but there are …

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Festivals, Food and Fun in Toronto, Canada

This weekend, I headed up to Toronto, Ontario to visit friends… …and help Canada celebrate her 150th birthday. To better explore the city, we took advantage of Doors Open Toronto… …where 150 sites around Toronto (City Hall)… …were open to the public (Design Exchange – the original stock exchange trading floor)… …for self-guiding tours (Historic Don Jail)… …guided tours (Toronto …

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Festival Weekend: May 25-29, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans, and happy Memorial Day Weekend! Depending on what part of the state you are from, you probably have your particular go-to Memorial Day Weekend festivals. Clevelanders may be heading to the Tremont Greek Festival, Northwestern Ohioans may enjoy the Port Clinton Walleye Festival,  Cincy folk may spend the weekend at the Taste of Cincinnati, and festival …

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Festival Weekend: May 18-21, 2017

Good Morning, Festival fans! It has finally happened! We are officially into FESTIVAL SEASON! This weekend, there are over 40 Festivals in Ohio and over 100 when you include Ohio’s neighbors! Some not-to-miss festivals in Ohio this weekend include the Cleveland Asian Festival, the Delaware Arts Festival, Big Brews and Blues (Dayton), and the Downtown Willoughby Rib Burn Off.  Plus …