Put-In-Bay Festivals and Fairs offers visitors a great chance to experience the island at its finest.  A special time to see live entertainment, great artists and local talent.

Fall Ball Put-in-Bay Island Club Customer Appreciation Party
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Fall Ball Put-in-Bay Island Club Customer Appreciation Party
Oct 02 - 03

** CANCELLED for 2020, plan ahead for next year! ** Put-in-Bay Fall Ball: October 2nd and 3rd The Fall Ball is a big block party that usually attracts over 1700 people for 2 days of free adult beverages. Plus, Saturday is full of free food and awesome live entertainment to end the season right! As a result, this is the unofficial end of Put-in-Bay summer fun. As a bonus for those who will be heading downtown, many island businesses offer... more information

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Put-in-Bay Island Wine Festival
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Put-in-Bay Island Wine Festival
Oct 03

The Put-in-Bay Wine Festival Comes to Town October 3rd! *** The “traditional” WineFest has been Cancelled until 2021 *** UPDATE: This year, due to the State of Ohio and Governor’s orders regarding public festivals, social distancing, and masking, you will find local businesses celebrating inside their own bars and restaurants and shops instead of at the park with the usual mass gathering. But don’t worry! This will still be a great weekend, so please come visit and enjoy! One of... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Traditional Oktoberfest
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Put-in-Bay Island Traditional Oktoberfest
Oct 10 - 11

Put-in-Bay Oktoberfest: From October 10-11th *** The “traditional” Oktoberfest has been Cancelled until 2021 *** UPDATE: This year, due to the State of Ohio and Governor’s orders regarding public festivals, social distancing, and masking, you will find local businesses celebrating inside their own bars and restaurants and shops instead of at the park with the usual mass gathering. But don’t worry! This will still be a great weekend, so please come visit and enjoy! Oktoberfest in Germany is one of... more information
The Wake
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The Wake
Oct 16 - 17

Join Us as We Reminisce All The Good Times October 16-17th! The tradition of The Wake, dating back over 35 years, continues again this year at Put-in-Bay. The Wake is a special event, commemorating the end of another successful Put-in-Bay summer season. The Round House Bar and the Park Hotel are the hosts of the events of The Wake. The Park Hotel turns into a Haunted Hotel. Enjoy your trip though the hotel, coming across a casket for this season... more information
Halloween Boo Bash at the Bay

Halloween Boo Bash at the Bay
Oct 23 - 24

Join Us For Spook Times at Put-in-Bay October 23-24th Hopefully by the end of October you’ve made it up to Put-in-Bay at least once this year. But if you haven’t, you’re pretty much out of time. Sorry to rush you, but you had better grab your favorite get-up and head to Put-in-Bay for the Halloween Boo Bash, one of the last events on the Put-in-Bay calendar! You can expect frosty beverages, great live entertainment, and over 2,000 revelers in costume.... more information
Island Mardi Gras Weekend
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Island Mardi Gras Weekend
May 07 - 08

Mardi Gras Invades the Bay May 7-8th! Did you miss Mardi Gras week in New Orleans? Don’t fret, we will bring Mardi Gras to Put-in-Bay Ohio instead! You know we are a bunch of suckers for a good party. Put-in-Bay will be celebrating an island-wide Mardi Gras weekend in early May. Get ready to collect some beads, because things are about to get crazy. Join your friends and head out to some of Put-in-Bay’s Best Bars for Mardi Gras-style celebrations.... more information

One of the most popular festivals on Put-In-Bay is the Annual Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest.  Each year hoards of pirates descend upon South Bass Island.  Mike Mad Dog Adams has been the “Pirate King” since the inception of the event.  His music and comedy show is at the Roundhouse Bar, as it has for many decades.

Festivals and Fairs Are Fun!

The Island is teeming with interesting events and things to do.  One of the newest and wildly popular Music Festivals, Bash on the Bay, has Kid Rock coming to Put-In-Bay.  This will be a huge event and many will attend and get to experience our wonderful island.

Stay informed with the latest Put-In-Bay Festivals by utilizing this island resource.  Within there are great events that can’t be missed!  So, hop on a Put-In-Bay Ferry and head on over for a Festival.