Barberton Mum Fest – Barberton, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: September 23-24, 2023This post documents my experience on September 25, 2011. Lake Anna Park, named after the daughter of Barberton’s curiously named founder… …Ohio Columbus Barber (I kid you not)… …is not only a beautiful natural spring lake… …that’s enjoyed by people and critters alike… …it’s also the centerpiece … Read more

Primavara! Romanian Festival – Fairlawn, Ohio

The Primavara! Romanian Festival is a Romanian festival in Fairlawn, Ohio that offers live entertainment, a market area, and plenty of delicious food, including baked goods and pastries. 2023 DATE: May 20, 2023Location: The Presentation of Our Lord Orthodox Church3365 Ridgewood RdFairlawn OH 44333Website: https://presentationorthodoxchurch.org/store/ **** This post documents my … Read more

2011 Brite Winter Festival – Cleveland, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: You can also read the 2012 Review at https://ohiofestivals.net/1-brite-winter-festival-revisited-cleveland-february-18-2012/ The 2016 Review is at https://ohiofestivals.net/brite-winter-2016/ This post documents my experience on February 19, 2011. ******************** As the sun began to slowly roll down into the freshly refrozen horizon… …I rolled down Cleveland’s Columbus Road… …where, on the other side of … Read more

Medina Ice Festival – Medina, Ohio – My Experience

The 2023 Medina Ice Festival will be February 17-20. This post documents my experience on February 19, 2011. In the state of Ohio, February is a month when you can usually expect the weather to remain…well…cold. From February 1 through February 28 (even the 29th when it rolls around), there should … Read more

Artic Ice Festival – Sandusky, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on February 5, 2011. I have to admit that I usually enjoy festivals more when everything is in one general location, whether on the fairgrounds, a closed-off downtown area, or a park.  In these locations, I know exactly what there is to see and do without … Read more

2011 Winter Days Festival – Vermilion, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I returned to the Winter Days Festival in 2019. You can read that experience here: https://ohiofestivals.net/winter-days-festival ******************** Although I enjoy the snow around the holidays, I start to get sick of the cold, slush, snow and ice by the time February rolls around.  But when I talk to … Read more