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Hudson Christkindlmarkt – Hudson, Ohio

The Hudson Christkindlmarkt is a holiday market with musical entertainment, craft and Christmas vendors and various food and Germanic treat vendors. 2023 DATE: December 8-10, 2023Location: First and Main Green ParkHudson, OH 44236Website: https://www.hudson-landsberg.com/ **** This post documents my experience on December 15, 2018. On a chilly day in downtown … Read more

Crocker Park Liberty Fest – Westlake, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on July 1, 2018. Street sections were closed off at Crocker Park… …in order to celebrate Liberty Fest… …where entertainment included rock and roll (Monica Robins and the Whiskey Kings)… …unicycle demonstrations… …bike jumps… …and acrobatics (Jasmine Dragons). Down the side streets, festival goers of … Read more

Ontario Fourth of July Festival – Ontario, Ohio

The Ontario Fourth of July Festival offers a nice selection of food vendors, kids activities and games, music entertainment and more. 2024 DATE: June 28-29, 2024Location: Marshall Park3375 Milligan RdOntario, OH 44906Website: https://www.facebook.com/Ontario4thJuly **** This post documents my experience on June 30, 2018. When I got to the Ontario Fourth … Read more

Dalton Holidays Festival – Dalton, Ohio

The Dalton Holidays Festival takes place at Dalton High School with all sorts of delicious Christmas treats, a nice assortment of holiday vendors, food, raffles and turkey bowling. 2023 DATE: December 2-3, 2023Location: 177 N Mill StDalton, OH 44618Website: https://www.facebook.com/daltonfestival/ **** I first visited the Dalton Holidays Festival in 2010.  … Read more

Christmas in Zoar – Zoar, Ohio

Christmas in Zoar takes place in Historic Zoar Village where many historic buildings have some sort of attraction, whether live music, a vendor show, special Christmas personalities and more. 2024 DATE: December 7-8, 2024Location: Historic Zoar VillageWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/HistoricZoarVillage **** This post documents my experience on December 2, 2017. I drove … Read more

Bay Days – Bay Village, Ohio

Bay Days is Bay Village’s 4th of July festival with rides, games, music entertainment and food. Many food and game vendors sponsor local organizations. 2024 DATE: TBDLocation: 27600 Lake RdBay Village, OH 44140Website: https://www.cityofbayvillage.com/ **** This post documents my experience on June 30, 2016. As the car show was being … Read more

The Doo Dah Parade – Columbus, Ohio

The Doo Dah Parade is a satirical parade in which anyone can participate. Located in the Short North, there is also a small festival area with food vendors and entertainment. 2024 DATE: July 4, 2024Location: Goodale Park120 Goodale St Columbus, OH 43215Website: https://www.facebook.com/DooDahParade **** This post documents my experience on … Read more