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  • #93063

    OhioFestivals
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    Here is list of festivals for the first weekend in August. Links to both the festival sites and the reviews can be found at http://ohiofestivals.net/2011-festival-schedule/

    Some festivals to mention are the Roy Rogers Festival, the Dublin Irish Festival, the Twins Day Festival and the Greater Youngstown Italian Fest.

    8/1-8/3 – Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival (Ribs Burnoff) – Canton

    8/1-8/4 – Roy Rogers Festival – Portsmouth

    8/1-8/5 – Holy Family Festival – Parma

    8/2-8/5 – Eastlake Riverfest

    8/2-8/5 – International Polka Festival – Independence

    8/2-8/5 – Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Show – Findlay – My Review

    8/3-8/4 – South Bloomfield Village Days

    8/3-8/4 – London Rib and Jazz Fest

    8/3-8/4 – Carey Fest

    8/3-8/4 – Plymouth Fireman’s and Silver King Festival

    8/3-8/4 – Independence Home Days

    8/3-8/4 – Square Fair – Lima

    8/3-8/4 – Y Bridge Arts Festival – Zanesville – My Review

    8/3-8/4 – Rogues Hollow Festival – Doylestown

    8/3-8/4 – Canal Winchester Blues and Ribfest – My Review

    8/3-8/5 – Ukrainian Festival – Parma – My Review

    8/3-8/5 – Dublin Irish Festival – My Review

    8/3-8/5 – Greater Youngstown Italian Fest

    8/3-8/5 – Puerto Rican Parade and Latino Fest – Cleveland

    8/3-8/5 – Twins Day Festival – Twinsburg – My Review

    8/4 – African American Cultural Arts Festival – Columbus

    8/4 – Hicksville Summer Fest

    8/4 – Marbletown Festival – Delphos

    8/4 – Lakewood Arts Festival

    8/4* – Bull Thistle Arts Festival – Fayette

    8/4-8/5 – Kent Lions Sweet Corn Festival

    8/4-8/5 – Nature Arts Festival – Russell Township/Novelty

    8/4-8/5 – McComb Cookie Festival – My Review

    8/4-8/5 – Berlin Heights Basket Festival – My Review

    8/4-8/5 – Zoar Harvest Festival

    8/5* – Hungarian Day – Lorain – My Review

    8/5 – Warehouse District Street Festival – Cleveland

    8/5 – Chardon Arts Festival

    Please come and “like” me on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/OhioFestivals

    and get ready to hear me on WOSU Friday, August 10, when I’ll be visiting to talk about Ohio Festivals.

    Have a great weekend!

    #508881

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    Hello festival fans!

    Before I present you with this weekend’s fests, allow me to say that I will be on WOSU (89.7) tomorrow (Friday Aug 10) at 11 am on All Sides with Ann Fisher to discuss Ohio Festivals. Listen to me then!

    Okay…there are a lot of Italian festivals this weekend (Dover, Wooster and Warren) and a big Latino Fest in Columbus. Other festivals to consider are ones in Baltimore, N. Ridgeville, Toledo and Valley City.

    I’ll post the Schedule Page address at the bottom of the post and you will be able to find links to festival sites as well as reviews on that page.

    Happy Festival Hopping!

    8/8-8/11 – The Baltimore Festival – My Review
    8/9-8/11 – Carnation Festival (Rib Fest) – Alliance
    8/9-8/12 – Rivers, Trails and Ales Festival – Marietta
    8/9-8/12 – Italian-American Heritage Festival – Warren
    8/9-8/12 – Dan Emmett Music and Arts Festival – Mount Vernon
    8/9-8/12 – Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show – Georgetown
    8/10-8/11 – Cuyahoga Falls Riverfront Rhythm and Blues Review
    8/10-8/11 – Cincy Blues Fest – Cincinnati
    8/10-8/11 – Salem IFest
    8/10-8/11 – Ohio’s South of the Border Festival – Perrysburg
    8/10-8/11 – Taste of Clermont – Batavia
    8/10-8/11 – Riley Creek Festival and Car Show – Pandora
    8/10-8/11 – Orrville Rib and Music Fest
    8/10-8/12 – St. Marys Summerfest
    8/10-8/12 – Germanfest Picnic – Dayton
    8/10-8/12 – North Ridgeville Corn Festival – My Review
    8/10-8/12 – Flag City BalloonFest – Findlay
    8/10-8/12 – Huron Rotary Festival
    8/10-8/12 – Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival – Cambridge
    8/10-8/12 – Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival – Dover
    8/11 – Toast of Ohio Wine Festival – Sandusky
    8/11 – German Fest – Amherst
    8/11 – Toledo Pride
    8/11 – Festa Italiana – Wooster
    8/11 – Ohio Outdoor Quilt Festival – Wellington – My Review (CANCELED)
    8/11 – Downtown Massillon FunFest
    8/11-8/12 – Englewood Arts Festival
    8/11-8/12 – Festival Latino – Columbus
    8/11-8/14 – Cincinnati Salsa Festival
    8/11-8/26 (weekends) – Shaker Woods Festival – Columbiana
    8/12 – An Affair on the Square Craft Fest – Medina
    8/12 – Jewish Food and Cultural Festival – Beachwood
    8/12 – Valley City Frog Jump Festival – My Review

    http://ohiofestivals.net/2011-festival-schedule/

    Kristian

    #508882

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    Here’s the Ohio festivals show on All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU. Mentions included the Pawpaw Festival, Hot Times, Sunbury Sizzle, Lexington Blueberry, Troy Strawberry, Skunk Fest, and many more.

    http://beta.wosu.org/allsides/all-sides-weekend-festivals-and-outdoors-in-ohio/

    Kristian

    #508883

    DavidF
    Participant

    OhioFestivals said:
    Here’s the Ohio festivals show on All Sides with Ann Fisher on WOSU. Mentions included the Pawpaw Festival, Hot Times, Sunbury Sizzle, Lexington Blueberry, Troy Strawberry, Skunk Fest, and many more.

    http://beta.wosu.org/allsides/all-sides-weekend-festivals-and-outdoors-in-ohio/

    Kristian

    I heard the show. You did an excellent job Kristian. Kudos.

    #508884

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    Thanks so much, David!

    #508885

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    Hello Festival Lovers!

    This weekend, there are TONS of ethnic fests.

    So if you love Germans, Romanians, Italians, Slovaks, Irish or Greeks, you are definitely covered!

    Particular festivals to mention are the Feast of the Assumption in Cleveland, the Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival, and the Hamburger Festival in Akron.

    There’s also a Sangria Festival in Columbus that I, myself, wish I could attend.

    Here’s the link to the Schedule Page – http://ohiofestivals.net/2011-festival-schedule/ – and here are the festivals coming. I’ll make reviews clickable, in case you’re interested…

    8/11-8/26 (weekends) – Shaker Woods Festival – Columbiana
    8/15-8/18 – Feast of the Assumption – Cleveland – My Review
    8/15-8/18 – The Parade of the Hills – Nelsonville
    8/15-8/18 – Scio Fall Festival
    8/16-8/18 – Carnation Festival (Days in the Park) – Alliance
    8/16-8/18 – Wren Homecoming
    8/16-8/18 – Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival – My Review
    8/16-8/19 – Olmsted Falls Heritage Days
    8/16-8/19 – Coshocton Canal Festival
    8/16-8/19 – Lexington Blueberry Festival – My Review
    8/17-8/18 – Hibernian Festival – Toledo
    8/17-8/18 – Wilmington Art and Pottery Festival
    8/17-8/18 – Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration – Cincinnati
    8/17-8/18 – Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival
    8/17-8/18 – Marblehead Ethnic Heritage Days
    8/17-8/18 – Russian Food Festival – Lorain – My Review
    8/17-8/18 – All Ohio Balloon Fest – Marysville
    8/17-8/19 – Riverdays – New Richmond
    8/17-8/19 – Fort Jennings Bicentennial
    8/17-8/19 – Cleveland Donauschwaben Sommer Oktoberfest – Olmsted Township
    8/17-8/19 – Grecian Festival – Canton
    8/17-8/19 – Romanian Festival – Cleveland – My Review
    8/17-8/19 – Bremenfest – New Bremen
    8/18 – African Village Arts Festival – Columbus
    8/18 – Festival of Nations – Troy
    8/18 – Backstreet Festival – Findlay
    8/18 – Swanton Corn Festival
    8/18 – Art in the Park – Painesville
    8/18 – Mason Heritage and Bicycle Festival
    8/18 – Sangria Festival – Columbus
    8/18 – Last Stop Willoughby (Train) Festival – My Review
    8/18-8/19 – Birmingham Ethnic Festival – Toledo
    8/18-8/19 – Harlem Township Days
    8/18-8/19 – Deshler Corn City Festival
    8/18-8/19 – North Canton Main Street Festival
    8/18-8/19 – National Hamburger Festival – Akron
    8/18-8/19 – Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival
    8/18-8/19 – Youngstown’s Spanish Heritage Festival
    8/19 – Halupki Festival – Marblehead – My Review

    Thanks and Happy Festival Hopping!

    Kristian

    #508886

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    I can’t believe August is almost over. Just nuts.

    With kids back or getting back to school, festivals are going to get a bit more frequent for the next two months. Even this week’s listing is a long one.

    I’ll include the link to the schedule page so that you can go there and find the links you need. And if you don’t see a festival on here, please let me know. Thanks!

    Weekend of August 24-26…

    8/11-8/26 (weekends) – Shaker Woods Festival – Columbiana
    8/23-8/26 – Ohio Tobacco Festival – Ripley
    8/23-8/26 – Greek Festival – Cleveland Heights
    8/23-8/26 – North Olmsted Homecoming Festival
    8/23-8/26 – Obetz Zucchinifest – My Review
    8/24-8/25* – Columbus Wine Festival – (CANCELED)
    8/24-8/26 – Wine and Walleye Festival – Ashtabula
    8/24-8/26 – The Lebanese Festival – Dayton
    8/24-8/26* – Huron Irish Heritage Festival
    8/24-8/26 – International Family Festival – Euclid
    8/24-8/26 – North Royalton Community Festival
    8/24-8/26 – Egyptian Festival – Seven Hills
    8/24-8/26 – Egyptian Festival – Columbus
    8/24-8/26 – Germania Society Oktoberfest – Cincinnati
    8/24-8/26 – Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival
    8/24-8/26 – SunWatch Flute and Art Festival – Dayton
    8/24-8/26 – German-American Festival – Oregon – My Review
    8/25 – Price Hill Cultural Heritage Fest – Cincinnati
    8/25 – Dresden Melon Festival
    8/25 – Hillbilly Festival and Classic Car Show – Broadview Heights
    8/25 – WAG! Fest – Columbus
    8/25 – AleFest – Dayton
    8/25 – Columbus Summer Beerfest
    8/25 – Galena Summerfest – My Review
    8/25 – Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds – My Review
    8/25 – Medina International Fest
    8/25 – Lockington Canal Festival
    8/25 – Dayton African American Cultural Festival
    8/25-8/26 – The Ohio Food Truck Festival
    8/25-8/26 – Celtic Feis – Geneva-on-the-Lake
    8/25-8/26 – Northland International Community Festival – Columbus
    8/25-9/3 (weekends) – Great Trail Festival – Malvern – My Review

    SCHEDULE PAGE[/url]

    #508887
    Chris Sherman
    Chris Sherman
    Participant

    Don’t forget this one..;)

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    #508888

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    Thanks, Chris! I’ll add it!

    #508889

    OhioFestivals
    Participant

    I hope all of you have a great Labor Day weekend!

    There’s quite a few festivals scattered about.

    Some of the festival here that I’ve enjoyed are the Great Trail Festival, the Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival, the Ohio Renaissance Festival, and the Hungarian Scout Festival.

    What are your favorites?

    Festival Schedule Page – http://ohiofestivals.net/2011-festival-schedule/

    8/25-9/3 (weekends) – Great Trail Festival – Malvern – My Review
    8/29-9/1 – Sweet Corn Festival – Millersport
    8/29-9/3 – Portsmouth River Days
    8/30-9/3 – Festival of Saint Rocco – Cleveland – My Review
    8/31-9/1 – Glandorf Park Festival
    8/31-9/2 – Perch, Peach, Pierogi and Polka Festival – Port Clinton – My Review
    8/31-9/2 – Winchester Caramel Festival
    8/31-9/2 – Paper City Music Festival – Chillicothe
    8/31-9/2 – St. John Cantius Polish Festival – Cleveland – My Review
    8/31-9/3* – Taste of Cleveland – (CANCELED)
    8/31-9/3 – Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest – Berea – My Review
    8/31-9/3 – Ohio’s Celtic and International Fall Fest – Painesville
    8/31-9/3 – Firelands Labor Day Festival – New London
    8/31-9/3 – Greek Festival – Columbus

    SEPTEMBER

    9/1 – Made in Ohio Craft Festival – Bath
    9/1 – Shawnee Homecoming
    9/1* – Jak of All Trades Fest – Cleveland – My Review
    9/1 – Madden Road MusicFest – Mutual
    9/1-9/2 – Soul Food Music Festival – Columbus
    9/1-9/2 – Ohio Cup Vintage Base Ball Festival – Columbus
    9/1-9/2 – International Sunflower Festival – Frankfort
    9/1-9/3 – CedarFest – Cedarville
    9/1-9/3 – West Jefferson Ox Roast Festival
    9/1-9/3 – Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival
    9/1-9/3 – Milan Melon Festival – My Review
    9/1-9/3 – Piqua Heritage Festival
    9/1-10/21 (weekends) – Ohio Renaissance Festival – Harveysburg – My Review
    9/2 – Lorain County Organized Labor Day Festival – Lorain
    9/2 – Hungarian Scout Festival – Parma – My Review
    9/2* – CrabFest – Blanchester – (CANCELED)
    9/2-9/3 – Taste of Hudson
    9/3 – Antiques Festival – Hudson
    9/3 – Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

    Have a great one!

    Kristian

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