Oktoberfest Findlay – Findlay, Ohio

Oktoberfest Findlay takes place right on Main Street with polka music, a children’s area, plenty of food and a lot of locally made beer. 2024 DATE: September 28, 2024Location: Downtown FindlayWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/OKTOBERFESTFINDLAY/ ****This post documents my experience on September 25, 2021. Right in the heart of downtown Findlay… …Dave Malinowski … Read more

52.) Hopwood’s Big Grape Stomp Review – Zionsville, Indiana – September 22, 2018

In the picturesque town of Zionsville… …a local winery decided to have a festival… …called the Big Grape Stomp. With a $3 entrance admission… …festival goers received a raffle ticket, a $3 coupon for winery purchases… …and access to a painting party… …outdoor lounging… …adult jump houses… …(which were sometimes … Read more

Columbus Winter Beerfest – Columbus, Ohio

The Columbus (Winter) Beerfest is a beer festival that takes place at the Columbus Convention Center with plenty of samplings, pretzel necklaces, entertainment and fun. 2024 DATE: January 20, 2024Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center400 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215Website: https://columbusbeerfest.com/ **** AUTHOR’S NOTE:  This review is for the winter … Read more

Toast of Ohio Wine Festival – Sandusky, Ohio

The Toast of Ohio Heritage Wine Festival takes place at Jackson Street Pier in downtown Sandusky, offering samples from regional wineries, food trucks and vendors. In the past, there has been music entertainment. This is a ticketed event but does give you admission to the Merry-Go-Round Museum, which the event … Read more

Wine and Arts Festival – Grove City, Ohio

The Wine and Arts Festival takes place in Grove City’s Historic Town Center and it offers a wide range of Ohio wines along with interesting arts and crafts. 2024 DATE: June 14-15, 2024Location: Grove City Town Center3378 Park StGrove City, OH 43123Website: https://www.heartofgrovecity.org/wine-and-arts-festival/ **** This post documents my experience on … Read more