2011 Ashville Viking Festival – Ashville, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I returned to the Ashville Viking Festival in 2018. You can read that experience here: https://ohiofestivals.net/9-ashville-viking-festival-april-30-2011/ This post documents my experience on April 30, 2011. ******************** When I first heard that there was a Viking Festival in Ashville, Ohio, I didn’t really know what to expect. I had … Read more

Oak Ridge Festival – Attica, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on October 17, 2010. Along Rte 4, somewhere between Sandusky and Bucyrus in the midst of flat Ohio country, there’s the town of Attica. The name itself always makes me think of some futuristic colony that’s guarded by those busty sphinxes in The Neverending Story, but … Read more

Ohio Renaissance Festival – Waynesville, Ohio

The Ohio Renaissance Festival is a fantastic Renaissance Festival where you could easily spend the entire day. There are 12 stages with 100+ shows, over 150 arts and crafts shops, all sorts of food and drink, games, costumes, and fun. 2023 DATESSeptember 2-4, 2023September 9-10, 2023September 16-17, 2023September 23-24, 2023September … Read more

Yankee Peddler Festival – Canal Fulton, Ohio

The Yankee Peddler Festival pulls festival goers back in time for artisan gifts, old-fashioned food and great entertainment. A nice shopping festival. 2023 DATESSeptember 9-10, 2023September 16-17, 2023September 23-24, 2023 Location: Clay’s Resort Jellystone Park12951 Patterson St NWNorth Lawrence, OH 44666Website: https://www.yankeepeddlerfestival.com/ This post documents my experience on September 12, … Read more

Great Trail Festival – Malvern, Ohio

Referring to the Great Trail that connected the Mid Atlantic to the Great Lakes, the Great Trail Festival is a period festival with craftspeople, food, entertainment and more. 2023 DATESAugust 26-27, 2023September 2-4, 2023Location: 6331 Canton RdMalvern, OH 44644Website: https://www.greattrailfestival.com/db/Home.html **** This post documents my experience on August 29, 2010. … Read more