3.) Testicle Festival Review – Tiro – May 12, 2017

AUTHOR’S NOTE: I’ve been to the Testicle Festival once before in 2013. 

To read that experience and learn the festival’s history, please go to  https://ohiofestivals.net/4-tiro-testicle-festival-may-19-2013/

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Tiro Tavern in Tiro, Ohio

It was a beautiful Friday evening at the Tiro Tavern…

Festival grounds at the Testicle Festival

…perfect for heading around back…

"Let's Have a Ball" slogan at the Testicle Festival

…and celebrating their annual Testicle Festival.

Beer ticket booth at the Testicle Festival

After a quick visit inside the tavern for wristbands and beer tickets…

Beer truck at the Testicle Festival

…festival goers collected their beverages…

Crowd outside at the Testicle Festival

…and enjoyed them both with old friends…

Me and a festival goer at the Testicle Festival

…and new (everyone was pretty friendly here)…

Live music at the Testicle Festival

…all while taking in some great live music.

Printed bar food images at the Testicle Festival

For hungry visitors, the tavern offered plenty of fried-up goodies…

Volunteer Fire Department in Tiro at the Testicle Festival

…while the neighboring volunteer fire department…

Pulled pork sandwich at the Testicle Festival

…also sold such items as pulled pork sandwiches…

Hot dog at the Testicle Festival

…and quarter pounder weiners.

A sign that reads "Nuts - Enter here"

But don’t forget why festival goers came to the tavern.

Line for fried testicles at the Testicle Festival

Sooner or later, they would get in this line…

Souvenir Table at the Testicle Festival

…either to take them to the festival souvenir table…

Caps at the Testicle Festival

…for plenty of caps, shirts, and other mementos…

The fry station at the Testicle Festival

…or for the main attraction…

Frying up battered animal testicles at the Testicle Festival

…a portion of the 250 lb of veal testicles…

Basket of fried veal testicles at the Testicle Festival

…served in golden brown deliciousness…

free-of-charge.

Beer and fried veal testicles at the Testicle Festival

I admit, when I sat down with my own portion…

Close up look at the inside of the fried veal testicle at the Testicle Festival

…I couldn’t believe how tender (and delicious) those veal testicles were.

Sign says, "Thankx for tasting my nuts" at the Testicle Festival

You’re welcome, Tiro Tavern.

You’re very, very welcome.