Sports events are always exciting at Put-in-Bay! Groups and teams travel to the island all throughout the summer to participate and compete in different tournaments. The island sees volleyball, soccer, and even softball championships.

Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race

Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race
Jun 04 - 05

Sail Away at the Bay June 4th-5th! The Invitational Mills Trophy Race is sponsored by the Toledo Yacht Club. This is known as ‘THE’ sailing race of the Lake Erie islands. The race Dates back to 1907. The original intention of the event was to merely test the navigational skills of the Lake Erie locals. Since then, the race has been honored nearly every year. What makes this race unique is that you compete at night. Put-in-Bay became more involved... more information
Annual South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous

Annual South Bass Island Kayak Rendezvous
Jun 10 - 11

The South Bass Island Put-in-Bay Kayak Rendezvous at Put-in-Bay Ohio is the premier kayaking gathering on Lake Erie. Join more than 100 kayakers from the tri-state area and beyond for a weekend of paddling, camping, socializing and exploring the islands located in the western basin of Lake Erie. Each year on the second weekend after Memorial Day, paddlers have descended upon the South Bass Island State Park for this annual gathering. This paddler organized event brings kayakers together for a... more information

South Bass Island State Park

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Perrys Victory Triathlon & Family Fun Run

Perrys Victory Triathlon & Family Fun Run
Jun 18

Jog the Virtual Put-in-Bay Island on June 18! (*tentative date) The Perry’s Victory Triathlon & Family Races is back as a virtual event. Below is some information about the new updated event as well as the event website and details. The event itself is free for participants to “run” in as many races as they would like but if participants want to receive some awesome race swag, there are 2 options for them. For $30, a package containing a race... more information
Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup 6v6

Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup 6v6
Jul 09 - 10

The World Cup Comes to Put-in-Bay July 9th-10th! Join us for one of the most highly anticipated events in Put-in-Bay Ohio’s summer event line up, The Put-in-Bay Soccer Cup. In essence, it’s one huge soccer party. Whether you come to play or to spectate this is sure to be a great time for fans on and off the field. The Put-In-Bay Soccer Cup has been organized by 6v6 Soccer for over a decade now and it has grown in popularity... more information
Inter-Lake Yachting Association Power Boating Regattas

Inter-Lake Yachting Association Power Boating Regattas
Jul 27 - 31

Power Boat Regattas on Put-in-Bay July 27th-31st Stay tuned for more details as we receive them. This time of year we see the I-LYA Junior Sail Regatta where Junior Sailors compete for points towards national competition in various racing classes. There is also the Deep Water Sailing Races where skippers compete by classes at Put-in-Bay. Finally there is the I-LYA Senior Sailing Races which have been held for over 100 years with racers gathering at Put-in-Bay Ohio to race off... more information
Inter-Lake Yachting Association Bay Week Sail Regatta

Inter-Lake Yachting Association Bay Week Sail Regatta
Aug 05 - 07

ILYA Bay Week Sail Regatta on Put-in-Bay August 5th-7th The Bay Week Sail Regatta is the oldest and one of the most prestigious sailing competitions on the Great Lakes, celebrating over 100 years. The Regatta Week has long been a proving ground for the most able and skilled sailors and the fastest of boats from the cradle of America sailing history. The highlight of the season, the Sailing Regatta offers exciting racing for sailors of all classes, plus on-shore activities... more information
JF Walleyes 5K on Middle Bass Island

JF Walleyes 5K on Middle Bass Island
Aug 07

JF Walleyes 5k Race on Middle Bass August 7th Looking for a reason to make time for a late summer getaway? Join us on Middle Bass Island on the first Saturday of August for the annual JF Walleyes 5K run. The race will start between J.F. Walleye’s and historic Lonz Winery. As you make your way through the scenic course there will be beautiful views of the Put-in-Bay harbor and Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. You will be able... more information
Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay

Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay
Aug 13

Test Your Volleyball Skills on August 13th For more than 40 years, volleyball players have come to Put-in-Bay, Ohio to compete in this day long tournament. Over,1,000 players participate in a coed sixes day long volleyball tournament hosted by Lakeview Volleyball. The night before the tournament a pre-registration players party is held at The Sand Bar at Adventure Bay. On the day of the tournament, players check in from 8-9 AM and competition begins at 9 AM on McCann field,... more information
OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Base Ball Game
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OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Base Ball Game
Sep 11

The World Series Comes to Put-in-Bay September 11th! America’s pastime makes its way to Put-in-Bay for one of the most unique events of the summer in Ohio. Put-in-Bay plays host to the Ohio Historical Society Muffins as they take on the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks! You’ll see a game of “base ball” played by the original rules of the game from the 1800’s and old-timey uniforms to match! It’s like taking a step back in time to the America of yesteryear. This... more information
Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
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Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
Sep 20 - 23

Join Us For The Vintage Road Races September 20th-23rd! Wind the clock back to the 1950’s with the Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion, as you watch historic cars zipping around the streets of Put-in-Bay on the public roads in road races just like the old days. In fact, the island actually closes off the main roads and lines them with bales of hay, just like they did in the 50’s, for a totally authentic and unique midweek Put-in-Bay experience. Guidelines... more information
Football Tailgate Weekend
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Football Tailgate Weekend
Sep 23 - 25

Football Tailgates on the Island – September 23-25 Fall means football. You can smell it in the air, you can see it when the leaves begin to change. Put-in-Bay Ohio will always have the football games available at the bars and restaurants downtown, but the island also hosts a special weekend all about football, the Tailgate Weekend! The Tailgate Weekend comes courtesy of the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers, in an effort to fundraise for great causes all over the... more information
B1G Game Weekend at the Bay

B1G Game Weekend at the Bay
Sep 23 - 25

Visitors can still enjoy the Ohio State/Michigan rivalry in a new way and in a fun place with the B1G Game Weekend at the Bay! This weekend is jam packed with events including the Fall Ball and Put-in-Bay Wine Fest. Make sure you get your hotel or home rental booked early because the island usually fills to capacity. The businesses at Put-in-Bay, Ohio are teaming together to give you the experience of the Ohio State/Michigan game as they host B1G... more information

Sports events are always exciting at Put-in-Bay! Groups and teams travel to the island all throughout the summer to participate and compete in different tournaments. The island sees volleyball, soccer, and even softball championships.