Put-In-Bay Events

OPEN FOR THE SEASON!!!

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Spring is finally here and the island is officially open to tourists and visitors. It’s always a great time of year to break the winter doldrums and head back to Put-in-Bay to enjoy the quiet beauty of the Bay! April weekends are bonus weekends at the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Island Club Home Rentals, Commodore Resort, Bay Lodging Resort, and the Put-in-Bay Condos. It is also Fishermen Season!

Enjoy great weekend entertainment and if fishing is your sport of choice there is no better Walleye fishing than the waters surrounding Put-in-Bay. Enjoy reduced rates at Put-in-Bay Ohio’s most popular lodgings which open early to accommodate our early visitors! Just click a link above and book your Early Spring fun trip today!!

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Dates:
4/1/17 - 4/1/17

Bachelor/Bachelorette Weekend #1

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One of the most popular weekends for celebrating upcoming nuptials with friends, it is an island season starter with some great hotel and rental home rates.

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4/7/17 - 4/8/17

Mr Ed’s 11th Annual Island Pajama Party

Ready to start the season at Put-in-Bay? Break out those sexy, funny, or unique PJ’s and head to the bay for Mr. Ed’s 11th annual pajama party weekend! Great prizes, contests, and entertainment! Hotels offer discounted rates for this fun early season event. There is usually a DJ and a band playing all weekend for your musical entertainment. Book your room now at Commodore Resort or by calling 419-285-3101.

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4/14/17 - 4/15/17

Whiskey Light at the Roundhouse Bar

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CANCELLED! (please contact management to see if this has been rescheduled) The lighting of the Whiskey Light over the Roundhouse Bar entrance is an island tradition that dates back dozens of years. It is an acknowledgement to boaters and islanders alike that “the bar is now open” and the season has begun. The actual lighting usually happens around 2 PM and there is always some unique entertainer playing music and entertaining the crowd to open the season. Visit our entertainment page for additional information and to see who is playing.

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4/16/17 - 4/16/17

Bachelor/Bachelorette Weekend #2

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The second of two popular weekends to gather with friends and family to celebrate upcoming weddings, groups enjoy early season rates and specials. Be sure to book early!

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4/21/17 - 4/22/17

All Sport FUNdamentals Put-in-Bay Draft Day 5k FUN Run

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All Sport FUNdamentals and the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers are proud to present the 3rd Annual Draft Day 5k! The race will take place on Saturday, April 29th at 9:45am on the historic island of Put-in-Bay, Ohio. Whether you plan to run or walk come race and then celebrate the NFL draft with us! Every participant will receive an Official Draft Day 5k Jersey, free lunch, drink discounts, tickets into a raffle for Cleveland Browns autographed footballs, framed and signed pictures and more! This event will benefit the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers. Your support of this race is greatly appreciated as all proceeds from the race will go directly to the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers. For more information and to register please visit All Sports Timing & Race Management website at: www.allsportsraces.com.

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4/29/17 - 4/29/17

Cinco de Mayo

You may not think of Put-in-Bay when you think of Cinco de Mayo, but rest assured, we know how to celebrate! From Rita’s Cantina to Big Man’s Burrito Stand, and every place in between, the island restaurants and bars open their doors and welcome everyone. Just like St. Patty’s Day, today everyone is Mexican on the island! Join us for the festivities!

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5/5/17 - 5/5/17

Putinbay.com’s 18th Annual Put-in-Bay Spring Fling Customer Appreciation Weekend!

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The official start of Put in Bay summer fun is the annual Put-in-Bay Spring Fling. This event has grown in size each year for almost two decades as more and more people hear about it. The party is hosted at the Island Club Rentals subdivision and is exclusively for guests of the Island Club, Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center, Victory Station Hotel, Put-in-Bay Villas, Commodore Resort, Put-in-Bay Condos, Bay Lodging Resort, and the Edgewater Hotel only. You must be a registered guest at one of these establishments to attend. No exceptions will be made for liability purposes! Be sure to reserve your hotel room or rental home early as this weekend always books up and sells out quickly!

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5/5/17 - 5/6/17

29th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

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This annual event is recognized across many boating communities worldwide dating back to ancient times as a way to safeguard the fleet against the coming year’s storms and protect the boats from harm. Local clergy from St Paul’s and Mother of Sorrows churches will be on hand to bless the vessels that service South Bass Island including Coast Guard watercraft and Life Flight helicopters. Please stop by if you are in town and enjoy some hot coffee, hot chocolate, and cookies on the dock along with friendly camaraderie.

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5/9/17 - 5/9/17

Ohio’s Largest Corn Hole Tournament!

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Compete for cash and prizes in the 6th Annual Best of Ohio Corn Hole Tournament at Put-in-Bay, sponsored by Budweiser. This incredible event takes place at the Put-in-Bay Resort & Conference Center on their large open pool deck. When staying at one of the sponsor lodging facilities (the Put-in-Bay Resort and the Bay Lodging Resort) entry is FREE!!! There is over $2,000 in cash and prizes including a $500.00 first prize, weekend getaway packages, Jet Express tickets, dinner packages and more! (Please note: entry positions are limited to guests of the above hotels only.)

Saturday night, after the Kings (or Queens) of Cornhole are crowned, everyone is invited to Mr Ed’s Bar & Grille for an all-night party with live entertainment and reduced drink prices!

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Dates:
5/12/17 - 5/13/17