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

Hessler Street Fair – Cleveland, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on June 3, 2017. AUTHOR’S NOTE: I’ve been to the Hessler Street Fair once before in 2011. To read that experience and learn the festival’s history, please go to https://ohiofestivals.net/15-hessler-street-fair-cleveland-may-22-2011/ ******************** After 6 years, I finally got back to the Hessler Street Fair… …where this … Read more

Ohio Pawpaw Festival – Albany, Ohio

The Ohio Pawpaw Festival celebrates the largest edible native fruit of the United States (and Ohio’s State Fruit) through education presentations, various pawpaw competitions, the use of pawpaw in each of the festival’s food vendors, and a selection of pawpaw beer. There are also a nice assortment of vendors, educational … Read more

Fair at New Boston – Springfield, Ohio

The Fair at New Boston is a festival/fair set in 1790-1810 with period vendors, entertainment and food. Tons to see and do. 2023 DATE: September 2-3, 2023Location: 936 S Tecumseh RdSpringfield, OH 45506Website: https://www.facebook.com/FairatNewBoston/ **** This post documents my experience on September 4, 2016. Beyond the entrance banner, admission gate… … Read more