Beaver Oktoberfest – Beaver, Ohio

The Beaver Oktoberfest is a town festival that offers rides, games, all sorts of entertainment, a nice selection of food and a variety of vendors. 2024 DATE: TBDLocation: Downtown BeaverWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064601271835 **** This post documents my experience on October 6, 2023. Festival Introduction A year or two before I started … Read more

Indian Mound Festival – The Plains, Ohio

The Indian Mound Festival is a family friendly festival with food and craft vendors, and entertainment that includes live music and animal shows. Visitors can take a wagon ride tour to see some of the mounds. 2024 DATE: October 4-6, 2024Location: The Plains Community Park65 Connett RdThe Plains, Ohio 45780Website: … Read more

Mt. Sterling Summer Jam Festival – Mt. Sterling, Ohio

The Mt. Sterling Summer Jam is a city festival that offers a vendor/craft area, a beer garden, live entertainment, rides and food vendors. 2024 DATE: TBALocation: Downtown Mt. SterlingWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/MSSummerJamFestival/ **** This post documents my experience on June 18, 2022. As karaoke started up in the beer garden… …the entertainment … Read more

Waynesville Street Faire

The Waynesville Street Faire takes place downtown on a Saturday each month from June through September. Vendors line the street with handmade items, art, clothing and more with food trucks on one end of the block and live entertainment on the other. The Street Faire offers a great reason to … Read more

Heart of Ohio USA Days – Centerburg, Ohio

Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival takes place in Centerburg’s Memorial Park with great food and vendor options, entertainment and rides. 2023 DATE: June 22-24, 2023Location: Hilliar Township Memorial Park21 OH-314Centerburg, OH 43011Website: http://heartofohiousa.com/ **** This post documents my experience on June 17, 2022. I headed to Centerburg, Ohio’s geographical … Read more

Roche de Boeuf Festival – Waterville, Ohio

The Roche de Boeuf Festival takes place in downtown Waterville, offering music , a Pioneer Village, art, local businesses and food. 2023 DATE: September 23, 2023Location: Downtown WatervilleWebsite: https://watervillechamber.com/roche-de-boeuf-parade-and-festival/**** This post documents my experience on September 25, 2021. AUTHOR’S NOTE: “Roche de Boeuf” means “rock of beef” or “buffalo rock” … Read more

Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds – Sunbury, Ohio

The Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds is a community festival that offers great local bands, food options, vendors and free kids’ area. 2024 DATE: August 17, 2024Location: Downtown SunburyWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/sunburysizzleandsounds/ **** I visited this festival first in 2011. You can read that experience at https://ohiofestivals.net/49-sunbury-sizzle-and-sounds-august-27-2011/This post documents my experience on August … Read more

22.) Howell Melon Festival Review – Howell, Michigan – August 27, 2019

On the Howell Carnegie Library lawn… …the Rotary Club of Howell was selling something rather special and delicious… …ice cream made from official Howell melons… …in celebration of their annual Melon Festival. The Melon Festival took place in downtown Howell, with the majority running along W. Grand River Avenue… …where … Read more