OFEA News

(updated 09/08/2019)

2019 Convention information has been mailed and available in the members only section.

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Current and Upcoming Festivals

Jackson Apple Festival

September 17-21, 2019

The theme of this festival? You guessed it.....Apples! A fun filled week of great entertainment, music, food, parades, crafts, contests, and competitions. We have Apple Bobbing, Apple Peeling, Baby Stroller Races, Blizzard Eating contests, Square Dancing and much, much more. Did you know that the Jackson Apple Festival holds the World's Record for most people bobbing for apples and is also the home of the largest lighted Parade in Ohio?



Crestline Harvest Festival

September 19-21, 2019

Since 1972, The Crestline Harvest Festival is the official kickoff to Autumn in North Central, Ohio. This Three-Day Festival opens with a Queen's Pageant and local entertainment on Thursday. Midway opens at noon on Friday. Great entertainment nightly. Contests start at 10:00 AM Saturday and Parade at 3:30 PM. Many rides, games, food vendors, crafters, and a beer garden. We hope you will join us.



Clyde Fair

September 20-22, 2019

The 33rd Annual Clyde Fair, held in downtown Clyde. Featuring Rides, games, concessions, and free entertainment. 5K run and Parade Saturday; Bingo Saturday and Sunday; 27th Annual go-kart race on city streets, children's tractor pull, and Car Show on Sunday.





Lakeshore Park Rib Burn Off

September 20-22, 2019

The Ashtabula Township Park Commission presents "Ashtabula County's Original" 17th Annual Lakeshore Park Rib Burn Off. Featuring live band music all three days, a kidz zone with various inflatable rides and rock climbing wall. And of course, all the tasty ribs from national and local rib teams and all the wonderful fair foods families love! Located on the shores of Lake Erie, come join us for some great food and entertainment. Free parking and admission!



Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival

September 20-22, 2019

Come celebrate our 41st year at the Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival. Our Festival features an 1800's Living History Village where you can take a walk back in time. The downtown portion of the festival features our parade on Saturday beginning at 10:30 AM, live entertainment, and rows of arts and crafts vendors.




Arts In The Alley

September 21-22, 2019

Held third weekend of September every year. Festival opens by Parade 9:30 AM Saturday. Features 120 juried arts/crafts vendors; 5 specialty shows with cash and ribbon awards: Fine Art, Photography, Craft, Youth Art and Quilts. One $2,000 Purchase Award from any medium depicting Grove City's past/present/future. Kids' Fun Street features free "make and take" art for children. Live entertainment/20 food concessions. Free entry and parking.



Johnny Appleseed Festival

September 21-22, 2019

The 52nd Annual Johnny Appleseed Festival takes place in our historic square and features 40+ food vendors, 50+ crafters, entertainment, quilt show, art show, photography contest, pet parade, and rides for your enjoyment. Festivities begin with a 5K run at 9:00 AM September 15th followed by the Grand Parade at 11:00 AM. Local organizations provide apple specialties like old fashioned apple butter, apple ice cream, dumplings, fritters, and an apple pie baking contest.