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FarmFest – Kirtland, Ohio

FarmFest is a family festival at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, offering farm activities, demonstrations, food and music. 2023 DATE: July 8, 2023Location: Farmpark8800 Euclid Chardon RdKirtland, OH 44094Website: https://www.lakemetroparks.com/events-activities/events/farmfestThis post documents my experience on July 10, 2021. Through the barn-like entrance building of Lake Metroparks Farmpark… …visitors came to this working … Read more

7.) Bigfoot BBQ UFO Festival Review – Dayton, Pennsylvania – June 15, 2019

Throughout my festival career, I’ve seen festivals about Bigfoot… …BBQ (photo from a different festival)… …and even UFO’s (photo from a different festival)… …but never have I seen one about all three..until now. Located at the Milton Loop Campground in Dayton, Pennsylvania, the Bigfoot BBQ UFO Festival was a newer, … Read more

Spooky Pooch Parade – Lakewood, Ohio

The Spooky Pooch Parade takes place at Kauffman Park, offering a festival for dog lovers and a special parade with all types of costumes. 2023 DATE: October 14, 2023Location: Madison Park13201 Madison AveLakewood, OH 44107Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2023-spooky-pooch-parade-tickets-692578810867 **** This post documents my experience on October 21, 2017. Out at Kauffman Park… … Read more

Woofstock – Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Woofstock is a fundraiser and festival with live entertainment, dog activities, food vendors for both animals and humans, vendors and more. 2023 DATE: September 10, 2023Location: Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field41324-44998 S Woodland RdChagrin Falls, OH 44022Website: https://www.rescuevillage.org/woofstock/ **** This post documents my experience on September 10, 2017. I was given … Read more

Port Clinton Walleye Festival – Port Clinton, Ohio

The Port Clinton Walleye Festival takes place over Memorial Day Weekend with plenty of vendors, rides and games, live entertainment and delicious food – including perch and walleye. 2024 Date: May 23-27, 2024Location: Waterworks Park205 E. Perry StPort Clinton, OH 43452Website: https://www.facebook.com/WalleyeFest/I first visited the Port Clinton Walleye Festival in … Read more

Woollybear Festival – Vermilion, Ohio

The Woollybear Festival, created by Cleveland meteorologist Dick Goddard, celebrates the Woolly Bear caterpillar, which is said to foretell the severity of the upcoming winter by its orange-brown stripe. This one-day festival takes place in downtown Vermilion and has an attendance of over 100 thousand festival goers each year. 2023 … Read more

Sagra delle Rane Review – Gazzo, Italy – June 21, 2014

AUTHOR’S NOTE: During a recent trip to Northeastern Italy, I documented a few festivals for your entertainment.  This is the first.  Enjoy! NOTA DELL’ AUTORE:  Benvenuti al mio blog delle sagre Ohioane.  Durante un viaggio nel Veneto, sono andato a tre sagre.  Ecco la prima.  Spero vi piaccia. **** In … Read more

SkunkFest – North Ridgeville, Ohio

Skunk Fest takes place in North Ridgeville, offering skunk lovers the chance to come together and celebrate their pets. 2024 DATE: September 14, 2024Location: South Central Park7565 Avon Belden RdNorth Ridgeville, OH 44039Website: https://www.skunkhaven.net/SkunkFest.htm ****I first attended this festival in 2009, which you can read about HERE. This post documents … Read more