Salt Creek Valley Festival – Richmond Dale, Ohio

The Salt Creek Valley Festival in Richmond Dale offers food, craft vendors, quilts, raffles, rides and characters. There’s a car show on Sunday. 2023 DATE: September 8-10, 2023Location: Richmond DaleWebsite: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057692768515**** This post documents my experience on September 11, 2010. Richmond Dale is an unincorporated community southeast of Chillicothe that … Read more

Rittman Sleepwalker Festival – Rittman, Ohio

The Rittman Sleepwalker Festival is a community celebration that remembers a time when there was such high traffic through Rittman that merchants would need to keep late business hours and often end up wearing pajamas or nightclothes. The festival is a smaller festival, but with all the food, games, vendors … Read more

2010 Huron Riverfest – Huron, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I returned to the Huron Riverfest in 2012, which you can read about at https://ohiofestivals.net/24-huron-riverfest-july-15-2012/ This post documents my experience on July 11, 2010. **** After two festivals in the blazing heat, we were cooked. Really…we got a lot of sun. Therefore, it wasn’t in my best interest … Read more

Old Time Jamboree – Amherst, Ohio – My Experience

This post documents my experience on July 10, 2010. The Old-Time’s Jamboree used to be tedious for those who traveled through downtown Amherst. Set around downtown’s 5-stop intersection in front of city hall, sections of roads would be closed and cause nightmares all weekend. Fortunately, it’s now moved out of the way … Read more

Powell Festival – Powell, Ohio – My Experience

2023 DATE: June 23-24, 2023This post documents my experience on June 26, 2010. Creating a festival isn’t as easy as it sounds. If you wanted to start something in “Any Town, Ohio,” you would need something special to bring the people in. Perhaps “Any Town” is particularly known for its strawberries. … Read more

Old Fashioned Days (Brunswick) and Wadsworth Blue Tip Festival

The Wadsworth Blue Tip Festival is a city celebration with plenty of rides, fair food and games along with local food vendors, gift vendors and entertainment. There is also a parade. 2023 DATE: June 20-24, 2023Website: https://www.wadsworthcity.com/934/2023-Wadsworth-Events Old-Fashioned Days no longer exists. **** This post documents my experience on June … Read more

2010 Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival – Avon, Ohio – My Experience

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I returned to the festival (called Duck Tape) in 2016. You can read that post at https://ohiofestivals.net/duck-tape-festival/ This post documents my experience on June 18, 2010. **** Seven years ago, a committee in Avon was trying to replace the Festival of Flowers, which faded away with the area’s … Read more