(updated 08/19/2018)

The 2018 OFEA Convention and Year End packet is now available in the Members Only section.

The 2018 OFEA brochure, which contains festival details, is available by clicking below.

View Our 2018 Brochure (Printable)


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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

Millersport Sweet Corn Festival

August 29 - September 1, 2018

Enjoy hot dripping ears of sweet corn, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contests, clogging, heritage village, and lots of festive foods. Grand parade on Wednesday at 6:00 PM; Nashville country music shows on Friday and Saturday at 8:30 PM; and 5K run on Saturday at 9:00 AM. Admission is free, fee for parking. Come see why we are earresistible!

Portsmouth River Days

August 30 - September 2, 2018

Portsmouth River Days provides entertainment, activities and fun for Southern Ohio. Located on the Ohio River, we feature midway rides, children's activities, and marketplace arts & crafts. On Saturday see Ohio's largest daytime parade at 11:00 AM, with the queen's pageant located on the campus of Shawnee State University at 6:00 PM. We offer FREE nightly entertainment including a national act on Thursday and Saturday. See you on the river!

Obetz Zucchini Festival

August 31 - September 3, 2018

Join us Labor Day weekend as we throw one of the largest parties in central Ohio in honor of the zucchini! Located in central Ohio's newest venue, Fortress Obetz, the annual Zucchinifest features national entertainment, rides, amusements a car show, merchants, and lots of food! Families won't want to miss Kids Day featuring lots of free activities and ride specials.

Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival

September 1-3, 2018

Celebrating our 98th year! The Canal Winchester Labor Day Festival has become the oldest and largest Labor Day Festival in Ohio. Free parking, free admission, free entertainment are only a few of the reasons you should come join us! Three days of fun filled activities for the entire family including rides, games, car show, ice cream social, food vendors, craft vendors, quilt show, beer tent, parade, great entertainment and the only waterless boat races around!

Milan Melon Festival

September 1-3, 2018

Celebrate Labor Day weekend at the 60th Milan Melon Festival with a Grand Parade including OFEA Royalty Sunday at 2:00 PM, Mondays' 5K run (all ages), plus a children's pedal tractor pull. Three days of Arts & Crafts, rides, free entertainment, and food for all. Come enjoy our Famous Muskmelon Ice Cream and Watermelon Sherbet. THE SWEETEST AND BEST MELONS ARE IN MILAN.

West Jefferson Ox Roast

September 1-3, 2018

Join us Labor Day weekend for fun-filled family oriented entertainment. We have food, rides, games, arts & crafts. Grand Parade Saturday at noon, kiddie pedal pull, queens' contests, baby contest, watermelon, ice cream, and hot dog eating contests, and much more. Monday we feature our famous "Ox Roast" sandwiches. We cook 5,000 pounds of beef in-ground and last year sold 5,000 sandwiches in 5 hours. If you like roast beef, this is THE place to be.