Put-In-Bay Events

10th Annual Lake Erie Islands Historical Society’s “Auction for History”

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This annual auction benefits the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum and begins at 4:00 PM. Viewing of the items for auction begins at 1:00 PM. Bidders can preview live auction items and bid on silent auction items Friday night, August 7, at 4:00 PM. at the Event Center. The auction will be held at the Event Center on Concord. Check the museum website, leihs.org for more info.

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Dates:
8/7/15 - 8/8/15

3rd Annual 3W2 FLY-IN

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Put-in-Bay, Ohio, located on Lake Erie, is a popular summer resort. But, it also has a growing pilot population and residents who are enthusiastic about antique cars. Sunday, August 10, 2014, aviation meets stylish automobiles at the 3rd Annual 3W2 Fly-in at from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. The island’s weekly Sunday antique car parade will conclude at the airport to combine with the fly-in for a good old style pig roast! Join us! Please remember: Airport is closed dusk to dawn. No parking fees for those attending the fly-in (overnight aircraft shall pay the overnight parking fee). Runway 3/21 Read more…

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Dates:
8/9/15 - 8/9/15

Bartender Olympics

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Sponsored by the Roundhouse Bar, this popular island event is held both on the main strip of Delaware Avenue and inside the red round bar. This friendly but vigorous competition begins at 7:00 PM with a traditional parade around the park and the lighting of the Olympic torch while the national anthem is recited. Almost all of the local bars and restaurants perform unique skits and zany theatrics as they compete for prestige and honor. Events include the parade skit, keg roll, can carry, bartender song, best drink pour, bartender trivia, and the best drink (using the host liquor company’s Read more…

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Dates:
8/11/15 - 8/11/15

Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay

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For more than 25 years, volleyball players have competed in this day long tournament that is so big, it is held both at McCann Field on Toledo Avenue near downtown Put-in-Bay and over on the high school softball field. Over 2,500 players compete in numerous divisions including Open, A, BB, B, C, “Rec”reational. The rules are simple: Co-ed 6s grass; minimum of 2 women on the court; USAV outdoor rules apply; there will NOT be a girl hit rule. The event is sponsored by Lakeview Beach Volleyball. Hotel reservations should be made early for this large event by calling 888-742-7829 Read more…

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Dates:
8/14/15 - 8/15/15

All Sport FUNdamentals Put-in-Bay Charity 5k/10k and Kids FUN Run

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All Sport FUNdamentals will kick off its annual charity run on Sunday, August 16, 2015 in the heart of downtown Put-in-Bay, Ohio. The race will begin in DeRivera Park with views of the harbor and Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial and will take you across the island of beautiful South Bass Island. As you race for the finish both 5k and 10k participants will run along shoreline cliffs with views of Rattlesnake, Green, Middle Bass and Gibraltar Islands as well as historic Lonz Winery and Stone Laboratory. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Put-in-Bay Volunteer Fire Department Read more…

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Dates:
8/16/15 - 8/16/15

Senior Citizens Day

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As a prelude to Key West Days, this day honors and celebrates our older visitors who enjoy coming to the island year after year. Many are snow birds and enjoy the warm temperate Lake Erie summers before going down to Florida to get some more sun while the island gets all icy. This is a great day to visit the Bay and enjoy all the sights and sounds and maybe even discover a new favorite spot!

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Dates:
8/21/15 - 8/21/15

10th Annual Key West Days at Put-in-Bay

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Island entertainers who perform on Put-in-Bay in the summer and in Key West in the winter will participate in the annual “Key West Days at Put-in-Bay.” Key West held its first “Put-in-Bay Days” in February of 2005 with a huge turnout of northerners seeking to escape the winter cold. Check our entertainment page for schedules and look for Mike “Mad Dog” Adams, Pete & Wayne, Ray Fogg and Pat Dailey when you visit the island!

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Dates:
8/21/15 - 8/23/15

Five-Iron Golf Classic

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How often do you get a chance to come to Put-in-Bay and get a chance to take home $10,000 in cash? All you have to do is enter the Five-Iron Classic and sink a hole-in-one! There are also other great prizes for unique golf feats! Plus, there are prize packages for each of the nine holes at the 21st Annual 5-Iron Classic sponsored by E-Z-GO Golf Carts. Four-player teams are permitted to use just a 5-iron and a putter to compete for more than $25,000 in prizes, including a new golf cart, golf bags, clubs, a Bose Stereo, $500 gift Read more…

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Dates:
8/23/15 - 8/23/15

7th Annual Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion

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Classic sports car owners recreate the post WWII road races around the island from 1952-1959 and again in 1963. Put-in-Bay was one of only two places in the U.S. where public roads were closed and lined with bales of hay to provide a sports car racing circuit. Many well-known sports car racers of that era – Chuck Dietrich, Carl Haas and Chuck Stoddard, for example – got their start in racing on the challenging, fast, rough and narrow course at Put-in-Bay. Organizers are pleased to report two significant enhancements in the 2015 race program: the airport course will be expanded Read more…

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Dates:
8/31/15 - 9/2/15

Annual Labor Day Bash at the Bay Weekend

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The end of summer is almost upon us and this is one of the biggest going away parties you will find. Kids are getting ready for classes and this is often the last best chance for families to enjoy a summer vacation to the beautiful island of Put-in-Bay. It’s a long weekend so there is lots of time to visit the Monument, see your favorite island entertainer, munch on one of Mr. Ed’s famous hamburgers, sip down some lobster bisque, or hang out at the infamous Blue Marlin Saturday pool party. This weekend always fills up, so plan ahead!

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Dates:
9/4/15 - 9/7/15