Columbus Children’s Festival – Dublin, Ohio

The Columbus Children’s Festival offers plenty of kids’ activities, food options and vendor offerings to meet any child’s necessity. There are also local athletic teams, schools, organizations and businesses that offer services and assistance to children. 2023 DATE: June 17, 2023Location: SportsOhio6314 Cosgray RdDublin, OH 43016Website: https://www.facebook.com/KidsLinked **** This post … Read more

Washboard Music Festival – Logan, Ohio

The Washboard Music Festival celebrates the locally manufactured washboard through music, food and fun. 2023 DATE: June 15-17, 2023Location: Downtown LoganWebsite: https://www.loganwashboardfestival.com/ ****This post documents my experience on June 15, 2018. Logan, Ohio is home to the Columbus Washboard Company… …the only manufacturer of handmade washboards in the United States… … Read more

Ashville Viking Festival – Ashville, Ohio – My Experience

The Ashville Viking Festival celebrates through a Saxon Market, various forms of entertainment, re-enactors representing many times periods of history and a nice selection of food – including turkey legs. 2023 Dates: April 29-30, 2023Location: Ashville Community Park165 Walnut StAshville, OH 43103Website: https://ashvilleohvikingfestival.com/ ****AUTHOR’S NOTE: I first visited the Ashville … Read more

Dayton Pagan Pride Day – Dayton, Ohio

The Dayton Pagan Pride Day is a welcoming festival that attempts to eliminate religious discrimination through education while offering entertainment, vendors, food and more. 2023 DATE: October 7, 2023Location: Fairborn Community Park691 E Dayton Yellow Springs RdFairborn, OH 45324Website: http://ppd.daytonpagancoalition.org/ **** This post documents my experience on September 16, 2017. … Read more

HoneyFest – Kettering, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 16, 2017. Out in Delco Park… …local beekeepers got together (Pittman Apiaries)… …for a special event called HoneyFest… …where they taught festival goers about bees… …committed themselves in building stronger pollinators (Propolis Projects)… …and offered free samples of their tasty local honey. All … Read more

Wizardly World of Kent – Kent, Ohio

The Wizardly World of Kent is a magically-themed celebration that every Harry Potter lover can enjoy. Downtown Kent is transformed into a wizard town as businesses offers various specials, a vendor villages sell items like wands and dragons, and entertainment includes magical activities and fun. Costumes are encouraged at this … Read more

Comfest – Columbus, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: June 23-25, 2023AUTHOR’S NOTE: This post documents my experience on June 25, 2017, but I first visited Comfest in 2010 and wrote about both the festival and its history. You can read that post here – https://ohiofestivals.net/21-com-fest-columbus-june-26-2010/ ******************** Seven years after my first visit to Comfest, I had … Read more