Tourism and Ohio Festivals
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Ohio's Festivals

Ohio is rich in festivals of all varieties that happen throughout the year. The oldest festival in Ohio is the Circleville Pumpkin Show and it is one of the countries largest (ranked 6th in the country with an annual attendance around 300,000) and it is FREE.

Ohio's Art Festivals

Ohio Hot Air Balloon Festivals

Strawberry Festivals

Newark Ohio -- May

Troy Ohio -- June

Shandon Ohio -- June

London Strawberry Festival -- June

Ice Cream Festivals

Utica Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival -- May

Banana Split Festival -- Wilmington Ohio -- June

Bratwurst Festivals

Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival -- August

Ohio's Corn Festivals

One thing Ohio has plenty of is corn! Here are some of the festivals dedicated to that vegetable:

North Ridgeville Corn Festival -- August
North Ridgeville, Ohio 44039

Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival -- August
Community Park, Dayton-Yellow Springs Road Saturday
11am to 7pm
Sunday 11am to 6pm

Swanton Sweet Corn Fest -- August
Swanton, Ohio
The festival parade steps off at 10:30 a.m

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival -- August
Millersport, Ohio (Buckeye Lake)
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 PM

South Vienna Corn Festival -- September
South Vienna in Clark County

Clinton County Corn Festival -- September
Clinton County Fairgrounds
958 West Main Street, Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Friday: 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
General Pricing: $3.00 - $5.00

Wyandot Harvest and Corn Festival -- October
Wyandot County Fairgrounds in Upper Sandusky

Fish Festivals

Port Clinton Walleye Festival -- May

Festival of Fish -- Vermilion, Ohio -- June

Other Ohio Festivals:

Tomato Festival
-- September

Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Local event celebrating the birthplace of the commercial tomato.

Festival in the Cornfields
-- September

Wapakoneta, Ohio
Tradional bluegrass. Free rough camping. Some hookups. Indoor facilities.Traditional bluegrass and gospel

Lithopolis Honeyfest
-- September

Lithopolis, Ohio
Celebrate National Honey Month at Ohio's only honey festival.

Wine, Art and Garden Fair
-- September

Coshocton, Ohio
Wine tasting by local wineries, artists, craft vendors, Park & Walk Garden Tours, speakers.

Festival In The Cornfields -- September

Wapakoneta, Ohio
Four Fun-Filled Days of Awsome Bluegrass Music!!!

Knap-In -- September
Flint Ridge in Licking County -- recreating prehistoric Ohioans tools made from flint and bone.

New Albany Classic -- September

New Albany, Ohio
See top equestrian riders compete in a show jumping event; enjoy family fun and live entertainment

Country Apple Fest -- September
Lebanon, Ohio

Ohio Renaissance Festival
-- September/October

Harveysburg, Ohio
Authentic replica of a 16th Century English village.

Apple Butter Stirrinn' -- October

Coshocton, Ohio
Invitational craft show, fresh apple butter simmering, old-time music, quilt raffle, hog calling contest.

Pumpkin Festivals

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival -- last full weekend of September

Bradford Pumpkin Show -- first weekend of October

Circleville Pumpkin Show -- third weekend of October

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival -- first weekend of October