OFEA News

(updated 04/29/2019)

The 2019 festival season is underway! Please see the full event list for details.

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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.

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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

Nelsonville Parade Of The Hills

August 14-17, 2019

The festival is held on Nelsonville's Public Square. Enjoy family entertainment, regional art, concessions, midway and carnival. Pie Contest & Auction, 5K run, Kid's Street Games, Kid's Athletic Day, Ohio State Fiddling Contest and free entertainment on 2 stages. Three separate parades, each beginning at 6:00 PM: Wednesday's Welcome Home Parade, Thursday's Bicycle Parade and Saturday's Grand Parade.



Pemberville Free Fair

August 14-17, 2019

Come visit us in our 71st year, at one of the last free fairs in Ohio. We feature two parades and offer a mix of animals, flowers, produce, quilts, needlework, bingo, hobbies, rides and wonderful food. Free entertainment for all ages and on the main stage nightly. There are lots of great family fun activities and events to enjoy.



Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival

August 15-17, 2019

Visit the streets of Downtown Bucyrus for "Ohio's Eatingest Festival." Visitors can sample tons of locally produced fire roasted Bratwurst, as well as various other cuisine from over 100 vendors. We feature continuous free entertainment, daily parades, an arts & crafts show, rides, games several beer gardens, and a bike night, as well as a bicycle ride, 5 mile race, softball tournament, cheerleading competition, and more!



Lexington Blueberry Festival

August 15-18, 2019

The Blueberry Festival is a four day event held each August centered around family-friendly events and of course, blueberries! Every year brings more activities and entertainment for festival goers to enjoy. Each night includes noteworthy bands and top notch entertainment. The festival is full of rides, contests, vendors, locally made crafts and a grand variety of blueberry foods. We also feature a 5K Run, Themed Thursday evening Parade, children's blueberry games, fireworks Saturday and Sunday Parade.