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Independents’ Day – Columbus, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on September 21, 2013. Back in 2009, I came to downtown Columbus for a chalk festival called Via Colori, which coincidentally took place in conjunction with Independents’ Day… …a festival with a mission “to celebrate and develop independent culture, commerce and creativity.” Interestingly enough, I … Read more

Black Swamp Arts Festival – Bowling Green, Ohio

Located in downtown Bowling Green, the Black Swamp Arts Festival features 100 juried fine artists, three music stages, plenty of hand-on artistic kids activities and a nice selection of food. ****This post documents my experience on September 8, 2013.For my experience in 2023, please visit https://ohiofestivals.net/bowling-green-black-swamp-arts-festival/ In the heart of … Read more

Park Street Festival – Columbus, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on June 8, 2013. Still full on a banana split, I headed south on Park Street… …to attend my last festival of the day. And although it appeared kid-friendly at first… …the Park Street Festival gave me a party vibe. Sure, there were your family … Read more

Downtown Canton Blues Festival – Canton, Ohio

This post documents my experience on June 8, 2012. I’m not that familiar with the city of Canton. Sure, I’ve been to a few festivals there, but they took place either away from downtown or at the county fairgrounds.Not exactly the best locations to get to know the city.. That’s … Read more

Canal Winchester Blues and Ribfest – Canal Winchester, Ohio

The Canal Winchester Blues and Ribfest takes place in historic downtown Canal Winchester with an assortment of ribs and non-rib foods, children’s activities, music entertainment, beer and wine garden and more. 2024 DATE: July 26-27, 2024Location: Downtown Canal WinchesterWebsite: https://www.bluesandribfest.com/ **** This post documents my experience on August 6, 2011. … Read more