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.

Pyrate Fest Put-in-Bay
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Pyrate Fest Put-in-Bay
Jun 28 - 30

Aye Aye Captain! Be a Pirate From June 28th-30th! For over 10 years in a row pirates be invadin’ Put-in-Bay’s downtown harbor on Friday at 4:00 PM to open the Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest. Grab your wooden leg and your pet parrot, because you’re going to need them. Saturday will be an exciting day for kids and adult full of fun activities. Make sure you don’t miss the Pirate Parade downtown. Adults and children are both encouraged to participate in this... more information
Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion

Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion
Jul 11 - 13

Jeep Jeep! Bring you Jeep to Put-in-Bay July 11th-13th! Bring your Jeep up to the Bay for the Annual Put-in-Bay Ohio Jeep Invasion to show it off! There is a scavenger hunt, and the Jeeps will be joining the weekly antique car parade. You’ll get to see some awesome vintage Jeeps and other antique vehicles and have a fantastic weekend getaway at the Bay! 2024 Jeep Invasion Itinerary Friday On Friday the Jeeps will get together at Langram and Meechen Rd.... more information
Annual Put-in-Bay “Amphicar Days”

Annual Put-in-Bay “Amphicar Days”
Jul 29 - 30

HEEEEERE THEY COME! Annual Put-in-Bay “Amphicar Days” Hosted by the Put-in-Bay Island Guide Monday July 29 and 30, 2024 (addt’l days likely Thurs, Fri, Sat Aug 3,4,5) For more info & latest appearance locations – call 203-910-7903 A summer favorite since 1999! Join us as we welcome the annual Amphicar Reunion to Put In Bay. A gathering of these rare and amazing 1960’s “swimming sportscars” will be here at Put in Bay on Monday and Tuesday, with extra visits happening... more information

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2024 Put-in-Bay Bash on the Bay 7 – Jelly Roll and Hardy

2024 Put-in-Bay Bash on the Bay 7 – Jelly Roll and Hardy
Aug 21 - 22

Get Tickets For Bash on the Bay 2024! For two-night packages click here! For just Jelly Roll on August 21, click here! For just Hardy on August 22, click here! It’s time to book for Bash on the Bay 2024! Contact our favorite lodging partners! Island Club Rentals (islandclub.com) – 216-898-9951 Put-in-Bay Condos (putinbaycondos.com) – 216-898-1105 Commodore Resort (commodoreresort.com) – 419-285-3101 Victory Station Hotel (putinbayvictorystation.com) – 419-285-0120 Bird’s Nest Resort (birdsnestresort.com) – 419-285-6119 Jelly Roll and Hardy will be headlining... more information
Downtown Art In The Park
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Downtown Art In The Park
Sep 07

Become An Artist For the Day September 9th! Art In The Park is an excellent event in downtown Put-in-Bay Ohio during the Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend. DeRivera Park welcomes dozens of artisans and craftspeople to share their love of art with the community. You can come to the park and just enjoy their work and exhibits. There will also be works available for purchase that can act as the perfect souvenir to take home with you, either for yourself or as... more information
Put-in-Bay Island Hops and Vine Festival
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Put-in-Bay Island Hops and Vine Festival
Sep 28

The Put-in-Bay Island Hops and Vine Fest Comes to Town September 28th! One of the things that Put-in-Bay is famous for is wine. The island has a rich winemaking history that Heineman Winery and the Put-in-Bay Winery continue to this day. These wineries are two of the most popular destinations on the island. If you love wine, Put-in-Bay also has an awesome event for you, the Island Hops and Vine Festival! Book a room and enjoy the weekend. The Island... more information
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 04 - 05

READY TO BOOK? THESE LODGING OPTIONS GET YOU ACCESS TO FALL BALL! Island Club Rentals – https://www.islandclub.com/ – 216-898-9951 Commodore Resort – https://www.commodoreresort.com/ – 419-285-3101 Put-in-Bay Condos – https://www.putinbaycondos.com/ – 216-898-1105 Victory Station Hotel – https://www.putinbayvictorystation.com/ – 419-285-0120 Bird’s Nest Resort – https://www.birdsnestresort.com/ – 419-285-6119 Fall Ball Is October 4th-5th, 2024 While we’re never happy about the end of the summer season at Put-in-Bay, it does herald the arrival of one of our favorite Put-in-Bay events. Fall Ball is just... more information

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Put-in-Bay Island Traditional Oktoberfest
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Put-in-Bay Island Traditional Oktoberfest
Oct 12

Put-in-Bay Oktoberfest: October 12th Held in downtown Put-in-Bay under the big tent in DeRivera Park. This is one of the few events that everyone enjoys on a Sunday. Many island hotels and rental homes offer super special discounts for those staying the extra night after a long day of German food and beer. Oktoberfest in Germany is one of the world’s most famous parties. If you’re lucky enough to have an opportunity to head across the pond and check it... more information
The Wake
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The Wake
Oct 19

Join Us as We Reminisce All The Good Times in October! 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 25 - 27

Join Us For Spook Times at Put-in-Bay October 20th-21st 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

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.