Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival – Cleveland, Ohio

The Cleveland Kurentovanje Festival is a Slovenian Festival where lamb-skinned wearing Kurents ring bells to scare the winter away. Music, food and fun for all. 2024 DATE: February 10, 2024Location: Slovenian National Home6417 St Clair AveCleveland, OH 44103Website: https://www.clevelandkurentovanje.com/ **** I first visited this festival in 2014, which you can … Read more

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

Mac N Cheese Throwdown – Cleveland, Ohio

The Mac N Cheese Throwdown is a macaroni and cheese festival and competition where guests taste a large variety of mac and cheese samples from local restaurants and vote. 2024 DATE: March 2, 2024Location: 4601 Payne AveCleveland, OH 44103Website: https://www.macncheesethrowdown.com/**** This post documents my experience on February 17, 2018. When … Read more

The Arnold Sports Festival – Columbus, Ohio

The Arnold Classic is a multi-sport festival weekend with 18,000 athletic participants, over 170,000 festival goers and 700 vendor booths. 2024 DATE: February 29 – March 3, 2024Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center400 N High StColumbus, OH 43215Website: https://www.arnoldsports.com/ **** This post documents my experience on March 5, 2011. I know … Read more