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Black Swamp Arts Festival – Bowling Green

The Black Swamp Arts Festival is a juried art show that showcases 100 artists in downtown Bowling Green. There are three stages of entertainment, a selection of food trucks, a beer garden and a Youth Arts Area. 2024 DATE: September 6-8, 2024Location: Downtown Bowling GreenWebsite: https://www.blackswampfest.org **** This post documents … Read more

Art Fair in the Square – Oberlin

Art Fair in the Square is a festival that takes place in Tappan Square with a variety of local artists, local organizations, music entertainment and some local food options. 2024 DATE: TBDLocation: Tappan SquareOberlin, Ohio 44074Website: https://www.facebook.com/FAVAatNUCA **** This post documents my experience on September 9, 2023. Festival Overview Art … Read more

Art by the Falls – Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Art by the Falls takes place Riverside Park where 120 artists and craftspeople come together to show off their work. There are also food vendors and music entertainment. 2024 DATE: June 8-9, 2024Location: Cleveland Metroparks Polo Field (for 2024)41324-44998 S Woodland RdChagrin Falls, OH 44022Website: https://www.valleyartcenter.org/artbythefalls.html ****This post documents my … Read more

Rocky River Fall Arts Festival – Rocky River, Ohio

The Rocky River Fall Arts Festival offers over 50 regional arts with live music and a few food options. 2023 DATE: September 16, 2023Location: Old Detroit RdRocky River, OHWebsite: https://rrparksandrecfoundation.com/rocky-river-fall-arts-festival **** This post documents my experience on September 15, 2018. In Rocky River’s Old Detroit Shopping Area… …the city celebrated … Read more

Shaker Woods Festival – Columbiana, Ohio

The Shaker Woods Festival is a festival with over 200 craft vendors, enjoyable entertainment and food galore. 2024 DATESAugust 10-11, 2024August 17-18, 2024August 24-25, 2024Location: 44337 Countyline RdColumbiana, OH 44408Website: https://shakerwoods.com/ **** This post documents my experience on August 11, 2018. When I entered the grounds of the Shaker Woods … Read more

Worthington Arts Festival – Worthington, Ohio

The Worthington Arts Festival offers a nice selection of arts and crafts vendors, food and children’s activities. 2024 DATE: June 15-16, 2024Location: High Street and OH-161 (Worthington)Website: https://worthingtonartsfestival.com/ **** This post documents my experience on June 16, 2018. It was a beautiful day to head to the Peggy R. McConnell … Read more

FireFish Festival – Lorain, Ohio

The FireFish Festival gives new life to downtown Lorain through art, music, food and more. At the end, a fish sculpture is lit on fire. 2023 DATE: September 16, 2023Location: Downtown LorainWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/firefishfestival/**** This post documents my experience on October 7, 2017. Along Broadway in downtown Lorain… …a band performance … Read more

Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival – Cleveland, Ohio

The Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival takes place in Lincoln Park with local artists, local organizations and groups, a fair trade village, children’s activities, live entertainment and delicious food. 2023 DATE: September 16-17, 2023Location: Lincoln Park1200 Starkweather AveCleveland, OH 44113Website: https://experiencetremont.com**** This post documents my experience on September 17, 2017. … Read more

Miami Valley Bluegrass Heritage Festival – Miamisburg, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: in 2018, the festival was renamed the Miami Valley Bluegrass and Artisan Festival This post documents my experience on September 16, 2017. ******************** It was a beautiful day in Miamisburg… …perfect for celebrating the Miami Valley Bluegrass Heritage Festival. This festival incorporated the Miamisburg Historical Society‘s artisan festival… … Read more