Fabulous 50’s Fling (Sugarcreek)

June 9-10, 2017
The second weekend in June is always slated to be a weekend to bust out the poodle skirts, roll up your shirt sleeves, grease back your hair and twist the night away at Sugarcreek. Come enjoy the Annual Friday Night Cruise-In or the all-day vintage car show on Saturday. Other Fling events include the Cruisin’ 5k Run/Walk, a Model Car Contest, live oldies music all weekend, and of course, homemade bargain-priced food.

TIME: Friday, 5pm & Saturday, 9am   
LOCATION: Sugarcreek Ohio (map)
BLOG: Fabulous 50’s Fling
WEBSITE WITH SCHEDULE: www.fab50sfling.com

Walnut Creek Vintage Fair (Walnut Creek)

vintage-fair-walnut-creekJune 24, 2017
Join us in Walnut Creek for our annual Vintage Fair! If you like garage sales and the TV show “American Pickers,” this is the event for you. You never know what you’ll find! Find your next project or take home a finished one. Located near Walnut Creek Furniture. Vendors are currently being accepted. For additional information or to be a vendor at the Vintage Fair, please contact Ruby at 330-893-3383 or Amy at 330-893-2995

TIME: 7AM to 4PM
LOCATION:
Walnut Creek, Ohio (near Walnut Creek Furniture) (map)
WEBSITE: www.cometowalnutcreekohio.com

Ashland Ohio Balloonfest

June 29 – July 1, 2017
27 years of high flying fun! Balloonfest promises to be an outing with the entire family in mind. Everyone will enjoy the colorful Ashland skies as the hot air balloons fill the air for this memorable weekend. Delight yourself in the festivities! Each year you attend you will have a new experience to treasure for years to come. Entertainment, music, shows, 5K Run/Walk and an assortment of food vending is all part of the nonstop activities.

TIME: visit website
LOCATION: Freer Field (Ashland) (map)
WEBSITE: www.ashlandohioballoonfest.com

Thunder over Holmes County Independence Day Celebration

June 30 & July 1, 2017
Come enjoy the Independence Day festivities in Downtown Millersburg. The children’s area is absolutely free and features inflatables, carnival games, face painting and much much more. Did we mention it’s all free? The Beer Garden includes 5 different Beers on Tap and Live entertainment on stage both days including Gold Fish Racing! When the lights go down the fun continues with our fire works display at 9:45 on Saturday, and the bands will continue to play well into the night. Food Vendors will be on hand on the Courthouse Lawn to fill you with BBQ, Frozen Bananas and plenty more. The shops are open and just waiting for you to stroll in and enjoy all they have to offer. Antiques, Jewelry, Refurbished wares- Millersburg has a great mix of everything.

TIME: Friday & Saturday (Fireworks at 9:45 on Saturday)
LOCATION: Downtown Millersburg Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.historicdowntownmillersburg.com

Great Mohican Pow Wow (Loudonville)

July 7-9, 2017 and
September 15-17, 2017

Pow-Wow time is the Native American people’s way of meeting together, to join in dancing, signing, and visiting renewing old friendships and make new one. This is a time to renew thought of the old ways and to preserve a rich heritage. Events and activities include tomahawk throwing, dance and drum competition, fire starting, story telling, flute making and playing, and more. Native American Indian foods. Over 40 top craftsmen, traders & top artisans.
TIME: Friday – Sunday
LOCATION: Loudonville, Ohio (map)
CONTACT : Visit Website
WEBSITE: www.mohicanpowwow.com

East Holmes Fireman’s Festival

east-holmes-firemens-festival-berlin-ohioJuly 15, 2017
The annual East Holmes Fireman’s Festival is held every year to honor the many volunteers who protect life and property in Holmes County, at Berlin Elementary School. This year’s festivities will be as good as they have been in the past, with games for the kids, an auction, lots of food and ending the night with fireworks at dusk.
TIME: 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Berlin Elementary School (map)
WEBSITE: www.eastholmesfire.org

Holmes County Fair (Millersburg)

August 7-12, 2017
Food, rides, friends, rodeo, tractors, displays, demolition derby, contests, awards, 4-H, music, cows, pigs, rabbits, fowl, sheep, goats, and more! There’s nothing quite like the county fair!

TIME: Monday – Saturday   
LOCATION: Harvest Ridge Fair Grounds (map)
WEBSITE: www.holmescountyfair.com

Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival (Mt. Vernon)

Dan-Emmett-Music-and-Art-FestivalAugust 10-13, 2017
The 28th annual Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival celebrates the legacy of Daniel Decatur Emmett. This homegrown musician, composer, and founder of minstrelsy tradition is known world-wide as the author of “Dixie.” Dan Emmett’s life and career is honored through a varied format of performing and creative artists on four stages and all along South Main Street for the enjoyment of Festival goers of all ages.

TIME: Visit Website
CONTACT: 740-392-3378
LOCATION: Downtown Mt. Vernon(map)
WEBSITE: www.danemmettfestival.org

Lexington Blueberry Festival

August 17-20, 2017
The Lexington Blueberry Festival, held at Lexington Community Park, is Ohio’s only festival of its kind! Family fun abounds with popular events such as the 5K Run/Walk, Parades, Blueberry bash, kids games, pageants, various rides and craft vendors, and many live entertainment. It’s a four day event centered around blueberry foods and games and topped off with fireworks Saturday night. Admission & parking are free!

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Lexington Community Park (map)
CONTACT:(419)884-1797  
WEBSITE: www.lexblueberryfest.com

Baltic Homecoming

August 18-20, 2017
Parade, Food, Music, Softball, Volleyball, Games for the Kids, Bingo, Ice Cream, Cornhole, Auction. Come join the fun at the Baltic Community Park!


LOCATION: Baltic Community Park (map)
WEBSITE: www.facebook.com

Harvest Festival Parade and Rib Cook Off (Berlin)

Berlin Harvest FestivalSeptember 9, 2017
The Harvest Festival & Rib Cook Off is Berlin’s largest event of the year. Celebrating the Harvest with food, music and fun! Rib vendors come from just down the street and also far and wide to participate in the rib cook-off. Mouth watering ribs are available beginning at 10am. Be sure to vote for your favorite so we can crown the people’s choice award. There will also be a judges award given. Live music will begin at 10am along with kids activities, bake sales, dunk tank, sales throughout town, local food, samples, a raffle, and a parade at 6pm to end the day. A fun family event that you don’t want to miss.

TIME: Saturday all day
LOCATION: downtown Berlin, Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.berlinharvestfestival.com

Mohican Bluegrass Festival

September 14-16, 2017
The 26th annual Mohican Bluegrass Festival is a family event that offers persons of all ages the opportunity to venture out to the Mohican Wilderness Campground. The grand log stage is settled in the valley along the Mohican River. Food vendors on-site, coolers welcome. Craft vendors on site and plenty of recreation in camp to help keep the kiddos entertained. Although picnic tables and benches are present in the stage area, lawn chairs are highly recommended to keep you comfortable.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Mohican Wilderness Campground (map)
CONTACT: (740)599-6741  
WEBSITE: www.mohicanwilderness.com

Dutch Valley Fall Festival (Sugarcreek)

Dutch Valley Fall FestivalSeptember 15 & 16, 2017
Bring the family and celebrate fall at Dutch Valley with a variety of activities. Annual fall celebration includes carriage rides, an animal exhibit, fresh produce, samples from Dutch Valley’s Bakery and much more.

TIME: Friday & Saturday   
LOCATION: Dutch Valley (map)
WEBSITE: www.dutchvalleygifts.com

Prairie Peddler

September 23-24 & September 30-October 1, 2017
A Handmade Marketplace featuring over 180 artisan booths, live music, festival food, horse-drawn wagon rides, artist demonstrations and hands-on crafting for kids.

TIME: see website
LOCATION: Prairie Peddler(map)
CONTACT: (740)417-9136  
WEBSITE: www.prairietown.com

Ohio Swiss Festival (Sugarcreek)

September 29-30 2017
The Ohio Swiss Festival began in 1953 as a way to help the Ohio Swiss Cheese Association, based in Sugarcreek, to sell its excess cheese and to celebrate the Sugarcreek area’s Swiss Heritage. Today it continues to be celebrated on the fourth weekend after Labor Day. Friday & Saturday provide two full days of entertainment and events such as costume and yodeling contests, the Steinstossen (throwing of the stone), the Swiss Cheese Chase 5k, and a kiddie and grand parade!

TIME: Friday and Saturday
LOCATION:
Sugarcreek, Ohio (map)
BLOG: Ohio Swiss Festival
WEBSITE: Facebook/

Woosterfest

September 29-30, 2017
We are gearing up for the 2017 Woosterfest! We are excited for this downtown community festival. We hope you plan to join us for what promises to be a great time!
FEATURING
• Live Entertainment • Food Concessions • Kinderplatz • Biergarten • Winegarten • Art & Craft Vendors • Beer Stein Race • Cornhole Tournament • Farmer’s Market • Cruise In • Wooster’s Own Talent Show
TIME: Friday, 12 – 11, Saturday, 11 – 11
LOCATION: Downtown Wooster (map)
CONTACT: (330)262-5735  
WEBSITE: www.woosterchamber.com/events

Apple Dumpling Festival Weekend (Shreve)

30th Annual Apple Dumpling Festival Whispering Hills RV ParkSeptember 29, 2017
The Apple Dumpling Festival held at Whispering Hills RV Park includes their famous apple dumpling dessert, apple butter stirring, and crafts. Kick-off the season of FALL FAMILY FUN and enjoy a day with the kids at the Annual Apple Dumpling Festival- a family tradition for over 50 years! Visit the local crafters, artisans, & bakers, explore their 8-acre corn maze, play in the children’s straw maze, tour a cabin, make & take crafts, listen to live music, explore the beauty of nature on the hiking trails, take a Percheron Draft Horse drawn wagon ride, purchase a pumpkin, help make Apple Butter, participate in contests & drawings, grab a bite to eat and don’t forget to purchase some of Mrs. Saurer’s famous Apple Dumplings (dine in or carry home)! This event is open to the public; $5.00/person day pass, Children 2 & under and Campers FREE.

TIME: Festivities Friday evening and all day Saturday.
LOCATION: Whispering Hills RV Park Shreve Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.whisperinghillsrvpark.com

Algonquin Mill Festival (Carrollton)

Algonquin-Mill-FestivalOctober 6-8, 2017
The annual event is held at the Mill Complex, four miles south of Carrollton, Ohio on State Route 332. Thousands of fall foliage seekers, craft lovers and history buffs converge at the festival each year to step back in time, and revel in the sights and sounds of autumn in Ohio. Visitors can explore a steam-powered flouring mill and sawmill, old time print shop, NYC Railroad station and HO model layout, antique cars and tractors, steam powered engines and an art and photo show.
TIME: Friday – Sunday
LOCATION: Carrollton, Ohio (MAP)
WEBSITE: Algonquin Mill Festival

Fall Festival at The Farm at Walnut Creek

October 6,7,9 and 13-14, 2017
The Fall Festival at The Farm at Walnut Creek will now be October 6, 7, 9, 13 and 14. Now expanded to five days over two weekends, this event will include food, fall decorations, horseshoeing, broom making, pumpkin slingshot, straw castle, scavenger hunt, corn box, sheep shearing, spinning and the horse drawn wagon rides. An activity that children of all ages really enjoy is the “corn box.” In the corn box, traditional sand is replaced with corn for a sensory experience.
Located at 4147 CR 114, Sugarcreek. Call 330-893-4200 for details and pricing.
LOCATION: The Farm at Walnut Creek (map)
CONTACT: 330-893-4200
WEBSITE: www.thefarmatwalnutcreek.com

Holmes County Antique Festival (Millersburg)

October 7-8, 2017
The Holmes County Antique Festival is a yearly fall festival which takes place in Historic Downtown Millersburg, Ohio. Enjoy two days of markets, arts and crafts, demonstrations on the Square, and continuous entertainment and food, plus the 5K race, Classic Car Show and the Grand Parade. Be sure to visit our Grand Victorian House on Wooster Road, which has been featured on HGTV.

TIME: Saturday & Sunday
LOCATION: Millersburg Ohio (map)
CONTACT: Contact Info
WEBSITE: www.holmescountyantiquefestival.org

Oktoberfest (Sugarcreek)

Heinis Gourmet Market OktoberfestOctober 7, 2017
Swisster’s Annual Oktoberfest includes great food and plenty of German craft beers and wines. Demos from favorite vendors will be done throughout the day.

TIME: 9AM – 9PM
LOCATION: Swissters (map)
WEBSITE: www.visitamishcountry.com

Charm Days (Charm)

October 13-14, 2017
Charm, a small Amish town, is located on State Rt. 557 in rural Holmes County. Annually, in mid-October, the quaint community of Charm hosts Charm Days, which is a two day event hosting a bake sale, flea market, yard sales, old-fashioned chili and pies from the local school benefit and fiddling program. Merchants also offer discounts, specials and a grand prize drawing that brings the little town of Charm together.

TIME: Friday & Saturday
LOCATION: Charm, Ohio (MAP)
WEBSITE: Charm Merchant Days

Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival (Roscoe Village)

Roscoe Village Apple Butter Stirring FestivalOctober 20-22, 2017
The Apple Butter ‘Stirrin’ Festival is host to a wide variety of artisans and crafters, this invitational festival celebrates the sights, sounds and scents of autumn. Smell the fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire as you stroll through the street to the tunes of bluegrass and music from days gone-by. You’ll also find raffles and contests to enter.

TIME: Friday and Saturday
LOCATION: Roscoe Village Coshocton Ohio (map)
WEBSITE: www.roscoevillage.com

Baltic Fall Harvest Fest

October 21, 2017
Annual Fall Harvest Fest in Baltic. There will be a pancake breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. by the Baltic Fire Department. The 5k Walk/Run will begin at 9 a.m. (registration at 8 a.m.) From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be music, games, inflatables, hayrides, pumpkin decorating and more! Food includes pulled pork, apple dumplings, pizza, ice cream, popcorn, and pumpkin pie!

LOCATION: Baltic Park (map)
WEBSITE: www.traveltusc.com