Ashland Balloonfest – Ashland, Ohio – My Experience

The Ashland Balloonfest takes place in Freer Field where there are food and merchant vendors, children’s activities, live music and a large amount of hot air balloons that come together for take off a a great balloon glow. 2023 DATE: June 22-24, 2023Location: Freer Field, 1264 Center Street, AshlandWebsite: http://ashlandohioballoonfest.com/ … Read more

2010 Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival – Avon, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I returned to the festival (called Duck Tape) in 2016. You can read that post at https://ohiofestivals.net/duck-tape-festival/ This post documents my experience on June 18, 2010. **** Seven years ago, a committee in Avon was trying to replace the Festival of Flowers, which faded away with the area’s … Read more

2009 Ghoulardi Fest – Cleveland, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: There is an updated 2013 Review here – https://ohiofestivals.net/ghoulardifest-cleveland/ This post documents my experience on October 23, 2009. ******************** I headed to, possibly, my last festival of the year, only to be guided by the faint rainbow that fell here. Very faint. And as the leaves began to change … Read more