Events

Put-in-Bay’s 12 Days of Christmas in July

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Island businesses decorate for the 12 days of Christmas! Food and beverage specials in a Christmas theme are featured throughout the island. Family oriented activites Sunday thru Thursday. This event is one of the busiest periods of the year so be sure to make your Put in Bay hotel reservations early! Great live entertainment and nearly the entire downtown area is decorated for Christmas. The Jet Express offers late night ferry service.

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7/17/14 - 7/28/14

Put-in-Bay Cup Soccer Challenge

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Put-in-Bay’s 9th annual “Soccer Challenge” will be held at the McCann Field near downtown. This amateur adult soccer tournament is a 6 on 6 match with rosters limited to 10 players. The tournament will be played on a 60 by 40 pitch with no offside. Goals are 6 by 12 feet and a size 4 ball is used. The Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Island Club and the Bay Lodging Resort are recommended hotels for the tournament. Players from Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, West Virginia and Canada are expected to compete. Divisions include men’s open, B, 30+ & 40+; Read more…

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7/12/14 - 7/13/14

Fourth of July Fireworks

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The island business owners and friends of the Bay will sponsor a spectacular fireworks program at dark (10pm). Fireworks will be over the downtown harbor. Enjoy a great view from the memorial and surrounding lawn. Bring a chair or a blanket.

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7/2/14 -

Canada Day

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Celebrate Canada with cake and learn about our partnership with Canada and the long-lasting peace between our countries for almost 200 years at the Perry’s Victory Visitor Center.  

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7/1/14 -

Arts on Erie

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A Week-long arts programs for Children learning various crafts and activities at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial Visitor Center. Week kicks off with a Family Night Concert at the Perry Memorial visitor center at 7p.m.

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6/22/14 - 6/28/14

The 6th Annual Pyrate Fest Weekend at the Bay

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Pyrates invade Put-in-Bay’s downtown harbor Friday at 4 p.m. to open the 2014 Put-in-Bay Pirate Fest. Saturday has a Pirate Parade and Costume Contest for kids and adults, Pyrate marketplace and displays, A Kids fun fest and black powder firing demonstrations. Monday is the infamous Cardboard Boat Races at 6 p.m. in the downtown harbor. Reenactors demonstrate sword fighting techniques and the art of skullduggary. Fireworks Saturday at dark. Official Lodging headquarters are the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Island Club, and the Bay Lodging Resort for reservations call 1-888-742-7829 read more

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6/20/14 - 6/23/14

The 40th Annual Jose DeRivera Founders Day Celebration

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A celebration of the founding of the island village of Put in Bay by Jose DeRivera. Founder’s Day means great food and lots of fun for the entire family. Held in DeRivera Park downtown from 11 am to 5 pm. Island entertainment will perform a free concert from 12:30 to 2 pm. The Put-in-Bay Hog Roasters will provide a roast beef picnic lunch. Shop for fantastic bargains at one of the many sale tables and pick up information on one of our non-profit groups that rely on the support of our community and visitors.

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6/14/14 - 6/15/14

Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade

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The Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade is a benefit event for the Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church. Registration begins at 10 a.m. at the DeRivera Park gazebo, with the parade & contest starting at 10:30. There are fantastic prizes for cutest, smallest, largest, most talented, individual best dressed, group best dressed, and dog that looks most like its owner. Thank you but cats are not invited. This event is always a great time and a great fundraiser.

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Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
Dates:
6/14/14 -

The 20th Annual Phlocking of the Phaithful

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The Annual Phlocking of the Phaithful Jimmy Buffet Parrot Head weekend at Put-in-Bay. This event is hosted by theCommodore Resort, Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Centerand Island Club and the Bay Lodging Resort. Join in with over 1500 Jimmy Buffet fans for three days and nights of fun, food, and festivities. Entertainment all day and night every day at the Commodore Resort & Mr. Ed’s!  In no particular order, besides Jerry Diaz, you’ll hear John Reno, Johnny Rodriguez, Crawdaddy, K.D. Moore, Don Middlebrook, Boudreaux’s Back Porch, Jim Hoehn, Jim Morris, Latitude, Calypso Nuts, and Corned Beef & Curry Band. read more

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Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
Dates:
6/12/14 - 6/15/14

The Mills Cup Trophy Race

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The Mills Trophy Race is held each year on the second weekend following Memorial Day. The race is open to the following classes: PHRF, JAM, Double-Handed, Multi-Hull and Classics. The three courses offered, depending on class and boat rating, all begin near the Toledo Harbor Light and end at a finish line off of South Bass Island (Put-in-Bay).​​ More than 1500 sailors are expected to participate in this race. It starts Thursday evening with the famous Mills Party held on the lawn of the Toledo Yacht Club. A post-race party, held on Saturday afternoon at the Put-in-Bay Yacht Club, includes music, Read more…

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Put-in-Bay, OH, United States
Dates:
6/5/14 - 6/8/14