OFEA News

(updated 02/28/2021)

2021 Festivals have been approved to re-open. We hope to see you soon.

Welcome!

You have arrived at the home of the Ohio Festivals and Events Association. The Ohio Festivals and Events Association represent the finest community festivals and events throughout the state.

Looking for a member festival or event to attend? Find dates, location and other important information about a festival by visiting the Festivals and Events pages.

Looking for vendors, services, or entertainers for your festival or event? Visit the Associate Membership page.

Already a member Festival or Event. Visit the Members Only (password required) section for important announcements, meeting minutes, classifieds, registration forms and more.

To learn more about the Ohio Festivals and Events Association visit the About Us page.

Festivals or Events interested in becoming a member please visit the Become a Member page for information on the benefits of membership and how to apply.

Vendors and Entertainers interested in becoming an Associate Member can visit the Become An Associate Member page for more information.

Current and Upcoming Festivals

Jackson Apple Festival

September 21-25, 2021

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?



Barnesville Pumpkin Festival

September 23-26, 2021

Family oriented festival on the streets of the historic village of Barnesville. Always the last full weekend of September, the festival begins Thursday 5:00 PM and runs through Sunday 5:00 PM. Featuring free entertainment, agricultural displays, a giant parade on Saturday at 2:00 PM, car show, crafts, rides, games, concessions, and 5K run & walk.




Geneva Area Grape Jamboree (Cancelled)

September 25-26, 2021

The Geneva Area Grape JAMboree celebrates the harvesting of grapes. Visitors may taste grapes, freshly squeezed grape juice, wine and various grape products. All entertainment, including "Grape Stomping," is Free. Two parades: Sat. 1:30 PM and Sun. 2:00 PM featuring Ohio Festival Queens. The art show, craft fair, concession booths, top-notch entertainment, antiques, ethnic foods, amusement rides, grand prize raffle, and interesting exhibits make this an entertaining, JAM-packed weekend for the entire family.