Ohio Festival Weekend: August 24-27, 2023

Garlic, Music, and Cultural Festivals before the end of summer! As the School Bus engines get warmed up for the upcoming academic year, the festivals are still running at full steam! Honestly, one could argue that there are more fall festivals than summer festivals because September will be the biggest … Read more

Ohio Festival Weekend: August 17-20, 2023

I’m away this week, but I’ll try to make my suggestions easier than ever! Welcome back, festival fans! I’m not sure if you know this or not, but these weekly posts take a chunk of my time. Not including all the validating and updating throughout the year, I take time … Read more

Ohio Festival Weekend: August 10-13, 2023

Feasts of the Assumption and another Italian Festival, the Germanfest Picnic, some big Corn Festivals, Shaker Woods, plus Tomatoes, Potatoes and Pickles – Oh my! In some cities, it’s a Red, White and Green kind of festival weekend, and I’m not just talking about the Tomato, Potato and Pickles Festivals … Read more

Ohio Festival Weekend: August 3-6, 2023

Bigfoot, Dublin Irish, Twins, Bull Thistle, Roy Rogers, the Y-Bridge, and so much more! I really love August, festival fans, because the festival numbers pick up even more as we enjoy the last bits of summer vacation. There is also a lot of really cool festivals this month, including some … Read more

Serbian Festival – Parma, Ohio

The Serbian Festival is held at St. Sava Cathedral, where there are live music and children’s activities, as well as a wide selection of authentic Serbian food and desserts. The cathedral, which is open during the festival, is definitely worth visiting. 2024 DATE: TBALocation: St. Sava Cathedral6303 Broadview RdParma, OH … Read more

St. Maron Lebanese Fun Fest – Youngstown, Ohio

The St. Maron Lebanese Fun Fest is a church festival with authentic Lebanese dishes and desserts, games, entertainment and a kids’ area. 2024 DATE: TBALocation: St. Maron Parish1555 S Meridian RdYoungstown, OH 44511Website: https://www.stmaronyoungstown.org/ **** This post documents my experience on July 23, 2023.I should note that I arrived shorty … Read more

Upcoming Ohio Festival Weekend: July 27-30, 2023

Harry Potter, Annie Oakley, Celina Lake, Dayton Celtic and many other great Summer Festivals. As we enter the last weekend of July, it’s obvious that the summer is flying by. So why not accompany its flight on a broomstick at the Wizarding World of Kent (Review)? Not only will the … Read more

Mt. Carmel Festival – Lowellville, Ohio

The Mt. Carmel Festival, put on by the Mt. Carmel Society, offers many Italian food vendors, a carnival, live entertainment and the dance of the Baby Doll, which brings an explosive performance. 2024 DATE: July 17-20, 2024Location: Mt. Carmel Society102 Washington StLowellville, OH 44436Website: https://www.lowellvillemtcarmelsociety.com/ **** The following post documents … Read more

Mahoning Valley Irish Festival – Youngstown

The Mahoning Valley Irish Festival is an Irish festival hosted by Penguin City Brewing Company where there are local vendors, food and Irish music and dancing entertainment. The green is greenest near the main stage in the back of the festival. 2024 DATE: TBALocation: Penguin City Brewing Company460 E Federal … Read more