(updated 09/08/2019)

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

Thank you to the Lake Erie Shores & Islands CVB for their support of the 2019 convention.


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

Dalton Holiday Festival

December 7-8, 2019

Now in our 43rd year, the Dalton Holidays Festival has provided the Christmas Spirit to generations of visitors, young and old alike. The festival is always the first weekend in December and is comprised of various events for all age groups. Featuring the "Coolest Parade in Ohio", we showcase our own pageant, a craft show, entertainment, and the finest homemade baked goods.