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Upcoming Festival Weekend: December 7-10, 2017

Still some holiday markets, Festival Fans! It is officially cold, winter is coming and all those holidays are coming quick! So go out and take advantage of the various holiday markets and shows going on in Ohio this weekend.  Get gifts for your mom or your brother or your kids or the neighbor.  You have anywhere from a few days …

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45.) Dalton Holidays Festival Review – December 2, 2017

  AUTHOR’S NOTE: I first visited the Dalton Holidays Festival in 2010.  You can read that experience here: https://ohiofestivals.net/98-dalton-holidays-festival-december-4-2010/ ********************************************** After 7 years, I returned to Dalton High School… …to help celebrate the Dalton Holidays Festival. As visitors tried their luck at the raffle… …I made a stop at Mrs. Claus’ Pantry… …to check out the various chocolates and pies. …

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44.) Christmas in Zoar Review – December 2, 2017

I drove to Historic Zoar Village… …followed parking signs next to the church (or Meeting House)… …purchased my admission for a wristband… …and explored the Christmas in Zoar festival. At first, the map was overwhelming… …as there were various things to check out all over the village. But, thanks to a lot of signage… …I easily found attractions that included …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: Nov. 30-Dec. 3, 2017

Christmas is coming, Festival Fans! With temperatures in the 40’s and 50’s, it’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner.  And yet Perry Como is singing about it on satellite radio, more and more homes are glowing with LED red and green lights, and Christmas festivals are popping up all over the state. Whether you are in …

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Upcoming Festival Thanksgiving Weekend!

Happy Thanksgiving, Festival Fans!   Hopefully all of you have either traveled safe and sound to your Thanksgiving destination and/or have prepared a stress-free holiday meal.  Maybe some of you have punched some new belt holes in preparation for the holiday feast!  I, myself, am hoping to stick to my diet through the holiday, but I’m not going to beat …

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43.) The Cleveland Flea Holiday Market Review – Cleveland – November 19, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: The Cleveland Flea Holiday Market runs over 4 weekends in November and December, each with a different theme.  This is review of only one of those weekends; therefore, there may be some variation over the other weekends. ********************************************** Here, in this rather inconspicuous building on Lorain Avenue… …DJ’s were spinning… …food vendors were prepping (The Manna Truck)… …and …

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Upcoming Festival Weekend: November 16-19, 2017

Hello there, Festival Fans!   After a few weeks of some states not having any festivals, all of Ohio’s neighbors are back in business this weekend with at least one festival going on.  There’s a Christmas market in Indiana, a tree festival in Kentucky, an “It’s a Wonderful Life” Festival in Pennsylvania, more lights in West Virginia and quite a …

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Ohio’s Best Festivals

  Ohio has over 1300 festivals! 1300!  Let that soak in a bit. If you’re new to Ohio, or even if you’re new to Ohio’s festival world, you may be searching through my 450+ festival reviews and trying to figure out what the best festivals are. And while I will be quick to say it’s all a matter of taste …

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My Favorite Festivals of 2017

  Now that I’ve shared what festivals you’ve read the most in 2017, I thought I would share my favorite festivals of 2017. Out of over 40 festivals visited in and beyond Ohio, these are my top 10. Hope you enjoy… 10.) Kent Potterfest https://ohiofestivals.net/potterfest/ With a cute location and many creative decorative touches on this themed festival, it was …