Davis-Besse Community Day and Car Show – Oak Harbor, Ohio

The Davis-Besse Community Day is an annual celebration with a 500+ car show, food vendors, large raffle, DJ and various kids activities such as bounce houses, petting zoo, and train rides. 2024 DATE: TBDLocation: Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station5501 OH-2Oak Harbor, OH 43449Website: https://energyharbor.com/en/community-programs/davis-besse-community-day1 **** This post documents my experience on … Read more

Lorain County Pride Fest – Oberlin

The Lorain County Pride Fest is a family-friendly event in Oberlin’s Tappan Square where many community organizations and vendors come together to offer crafts, prizes, games and more. There are also live performances at the gazebo and a line of food trucks to offer lunch and snack options. 2024 DATE: … Read more

Celtic Fest Ohio – Waynesville, Ohio

Celtic Fest Ohio takes place on the grounds of the Ohio Renaissance Festival where Celtic vendors, food and entertainment is celebrated. 2024 DATE: June 15, 2023Location: Renaissance Park10542 OH-73Waynesville, OH 45068Website: https://celticfestohio.com/ **** This post documents my experience on June 18, 2022. At the home of the Ohio Renaissance Festival… … Read more

Waynesville Street Faire

The Waynesville Street Faire takes place downtown on a Saturday each month from June through September. Vendors line the street with handmade items, art, clothing and more with food trucks on one end of the block and live entertainment on the other. The Street Faire offers a great reason to … Read more

North Market Night Market – Columbus/Dublin, Ohio

The North Market Night Market brings today local vendors, crafters and artisans with live music entertainment and some food options (more food options can be found inside the market). In 2023, there will only be Night Markets at Bridge Park in Dublin. 2023 DATES:May 11, 2023June 8, 2023July 13, 2023August … Read more

Vintage Market Days – Middleburg Heights, Ohio

****Author’s Note: Vintage Market Days hosts market festivals across multiple states/cities. So, while this post documents “Memories” by Vintage Market Days of Cleveland (Ohio), elements of the experience seen below could likely reflect other events hosted by Vintage Market Days. This post documents my experience on June 5, 2022.**** We … Read more

Asian Lantern Festival – Cleveland, Ohio

The Asian Lantern Festival takes place at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo with colorful lit displays, delicious food in an Asian Food Market as well as other decadent options, acrobatic entertainment and more. 2023 DATES:July 7-9, 2023July 12, 14-16, 2023July 19-22, 2023July 26-29, 2023August 2, 5-6, 2023August 9-13, 2023August 16-20, 2023August … Read more

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