Put-in-Bay Calendar of Events

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Welcome to Put-in-Bay Ohio Summer season 2014. Review the schedule of events where every weekend at Put in Bay is a new reason to have fun! Special events at Put in Bay start in April and run thru late October on the island.

Put-in-Bay Events for the Summer of 2014

Historical Weekend


September 5th - September 7th
This family oriented weekend offers a wide variety of family activities including the Grand Parade on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. with antique and classic cars, numerous area bands and dignitaries. Boy Scout Camp-O-Ree at the Perry Memorial. Musket & Cannon firing demonstrations. Art in the Park featuring regional artists, photographers, potters, painters, silversmiths, and displays, downtown DeRivera Park on Saturday.

Art in the Park Downtown DeRivera Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. with a wide variety of area and regional artist displaying and selling their work. The Grand Parade starts at 2:15 pm on the main street in downtown Put-in-Bay.

The Toledo Symphony's first concert of the 2014 season will commence at 6:30 pm on the lawn behind the Perry's Victory Visitors Center.

Historical Weekend Grand Parade


September 6th - September 6th
Local and regional dignitaries join 1200 scouts, classic cars, four high school marching bands, the captain of the USS Lake Erie, area veterans and 1812 re-enactors for the annual Grand Parade at 2:15 p.m.

Art in the Park


September 6th - September 6th
Area and regional arts and craftspeople display and sell their original works in photography, watercolor, acrylic, pottery, silver smithing, glass, stained glass, fabric, wood and paper. Live demonstrations and silent auction that benefits the Put-in-Bay Arts Council. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in DeRivera Park.

Muffins vs. Mossbacks Historical Baseball Game


September 7th - September 7th
Annual match played at the ball field on Concord Avenue. The Ohio Historical Society Muffins challenge the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks using the original rules of baseball. Game begins at 2 p.m. Refreshments available with all proceeds benefitting the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum. Sponsored by Miller Boat Line.

The 41st Annual New Years at the BAY!!


September 12th - September 13th
Put-in-Bay welcomes you to enjoy holiday festivities including the very popular Monte Carlo casino style gambling downtown Put-in-Bay on Delaware Avenue from 6 pm to 11 pm on Saturday night. The boats in the Put-in-Bay harbor decorate for this fun festive occasion. Book your Put-in-Bay hotel or home rental accommodations early as this is one of the year's most popular weekends!

Half-Way to St. Patty's Day!


September 19th - September 20th
The 13th annual celebration of the half-way mark to St. Patrick's Day. Join in the fun and festivities and celebrate the Irish with Put-in-Bay Businesses promoting Irish food and beverages. A great weekend to enjoy the fall colors at Put-in-Bay Ohio.

11th Annual Miller Boat Line 5K Race


September 20th - September 20th
Join more than 600 runners in a challenging race around the island. Come root for your favorite runner or walker. Proceeds benefit Mother of Sorrows Church. The 5K will begin and end at the Boathouse Bar & Grill again this year. Hermes Sports of Cleveland is taking pre-registrations. Click the link below to register. One Mile Family Fun Walk begins 9:15 am at the Boathouse Restaurant, Downtown Put-in-Bay. Register through Hermes Sports. Discounted rooms for participants are offered at the Bay Lodging Resort and may be made by calling 888-742-7829

39th Annual Put-in-Bay Fire Department Clambake


September 20th - September 20th
The 39th annual island style Clam Bake sponsored by the Put-in-Bay Volunteer fire department. The event is held Saturday afternoon from 1:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Fire Station on Concord Avenue. Bake includes a dozen clams, 1/2 chicken, and corn. Potato, fresh fruit and vegetables. Carry out is available! Tickets are $25.00 per person. Proceeds are used to update equipment for the Put-in-Bay island fire department. Call 419-285-7805 to place your carryout order or fax your order to 419-285-3709

Put-in-Bay Volunteer Fire Departments 5 Alarm Texas Hold Em Tournament


September 26th - September 27th
Island firefighters hold the annual Texas Holdem Tournaments to raise funds for equipment upgrades for the island department. Two tournaments, one at noon and the second at 6 p.m. held at the fire station on Concord Avenue. Refreshments available.

Tailgate Weekend


September 27th - September 27th
Put-in-Bay taverns and restaurants are taking advantage of this extra weekend in September to host "Tailgate Weekend" on the island. Businesses will host "tailgate parties" with a variety of sports teams, including the Browns, Indians, and Ohio State Buckeyes. The Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers will be at their home bar during the day selling food and Browns tee shirts to raise money for the club's local charities.

Putinbay.com's 16th annual Put in Bay Fall Ball Customer Appreciation Weekend!


October 3rd - October 4th
This annual 2 day event is the biggest event of the fall season! This event is for the guest's of the Island Club, Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Put-in-Bay Villas, the Bay Lodging Resort, Commodore Resort, Victory Station Hotel, and the Edgewater Hotel

This annual bash is the beginning of the end to the Put in Bay fall season. You must be a registered guest at one of these establishments to attend. No exceptions can be made! Be sure to book your reservations early as this weekend books up fast!

Join over 1800 people for 2 days of free food and frosty cold adult beverages, live entertainment and great family fun. Many island businesses offer great discounts for party attendees! Special guest band --- MY SISTER SARAH! Book EARLY as this weekend fills fast! For Hotel reservations call 888-742-7829 and for home rentals call 216-898-9951

The 10th annual Island Wine Festival


October 4th - October 4th
Sample more than 350 foreign and domestic wines, including island wines from Heineman Winery and Put-in-Bay Winery, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon of good food, and excellent wine. Sample tickets are $1 and most samples are in the $1-$4 range. Purchase a full bottle to take home. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Doller House (Put-in-Bay Winery) downtown.

34th Annual Fall Bay Regatta


October 4th - October 4th
Enjoy the stunning Fall Bay Colors and watch these colorful boats race to Put-in-Bay. 34th season of sailing vessels arriving on the island.

The 21st annual Island Oktoberfest


October 10th - October 12th
This Put-in-Bay family tradition celebrates Oktoberfest with lots of food and live entertainment by the Maxx Band. Great family fun Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Enjoy a wide variety of German foods including spatzel, cabbage rolls, brats, sauerbraten, Wiener schnitzel and all your favorite German sweets! This event is held under a large tent located on Toledo Avenue near the downtown depot. Entry is $4.00 or $6.00 for a 2 day pass. Children 12 and under free when accompanied by an adult.

The Wake at the Roundhouse Bar


October 17th - October 18th
This long time Put-in-Bay tradition celebrates the passing of another summer season. Join friends and islanders for a fun filled weekend, one of the last of the season! A 33 year tradition.

Halloween Boo Bash at the BAY!!


October 24th - October 25th
What do you get when you mix over 2000 people in costume, frosty cold adult beverages, and great live entertainment? Ohio's largest island Halloween Party and a great time! Costume Contests with numerous prizes cash prizes! Downtown bars and taverns decorate with a haunting theme! Book early! The island's last big weekend of the year!