Toledo Greek-American Festival

The Toledo Greek-American Festival takes place at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral with a nice selection of delicious Greek dishes and desserts, live entertainment, some vendors and more. 2023 DATE: September 8-10, 2023Location: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral740 N Superior StToledo, OH 43604Website: https://www.toledogreekfest.com/ **** This post documents my … Read more

German-American Festival – Oregon, Ohio

The German-American Festival is the Toledo area’s oldest and largest ethnic festival with plenty of delicious food, great entertainment and more. 2024 DATE: August 23-25, 2024Location: Oak Shade Grove3624 Seaman RdOregon, OH 43616Website: https://www.facebook.com/GAFSociety **** My first experience was in 2010, which you can read at https://ohiofestivals.net/51-german-american-festival-oregon-august-27-2010/ This post documents … Read more

Brier Hill Italian Festival – Youngstown

The Brier Hill Italian Festival celebrates Youngstown’s old Italian neighborhood with plenty of Italo-Youngstown foods, including the green pepper and sauce Brier Hill Pizza, the braciola sandwich with peppers, the pepper and egg sandwich and more. Vendors and entertainment this neighborhood food fest. 2023 DATE: August 17-20, 2023Location: Calvin and … Read more

2023 Ohio Oktoberfest and German Festival Guide

UPDATED from the Original 2021 Post. **** During the months of August, September and October, many Ohio cities and communities will be celebrating a particular festival called Oktoberfest. This festival, originating from the wedding celebrations of King Ludwig I (then Kronprinz Ludwig) and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen in 1810, is … 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, 2024Location: 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

Columbus Italian Festival – Columbus, Ohio

The Columbus Italian Festival takes place at St. John the Baptist Church, offering delicious Italian food, entertainment, music, rides, games, a children’s activity area and more. 2023 DATE: October 6-8, 2023Location: St. John the Baptist168 E Lincoln StColumbus, OH 43215Website: https://www.columbusitalianfestival.com/ **** The post below documents my experience on October … Read more

Oktoberfest Findlay – Findlay, Ohio

Oktoberfest Findlay takes place right on Main Street with polka music, a children’s area, plenty of food and a lot of locally made beer. 2023 DATE: September 23, 2023Location: Downtown FindlayWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/OKTOBERFESTFINDLAY/ ****This post documents my experience on September 25, 2021. Right in the heart of downtown Findlay… …Dave Malinowski … Read more

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Festival – Cleveland, Ohio

Our Lady of Mount Carmel’s Italian (Parish) Festival is a great cultural festival that’s fun for the family. It offers an assortment of Italian food, games of chance, entertainment and more. 2023 DATE: July 13-16, 2023Location: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church1355 W 70th StCleveland, OH 44102Website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-lady-of-mount-carmel-97th-annual-festival-tickets-619286521657 **** This … Read more