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2019 OHIO - AUGUST 2019
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(see also: 2018  -  2017  -  2016  -  2015)


 

July 24-August 4, 2019
Ohio State Fair - Columbus, Ohio

 

August 2-3, 2019
Annual Vintage Ohio Wine Festival - Kirtland, Ohio
Vintage Ohio is a two-day festival in Lake County, Ohio which will feature Ohio wineries, many food vendors, arts and music. Wine will be available to taste, by the glass and by the bottle. There is a designated driver program and all ages are welcome.

August 8-10, 2019  Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
The Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival has been a tradition in our city for over 50 years. The idea of the first Tomato Festival surfaced in October of 1965 when the dedication plaque was placed in front of the municipal building recognizing Alexander Livingston for his contributions to the City and declaring Reynoldsburg the birthplace of the tomato.  Attendance: 35,000.

August 8-11, 2019  49th Ohio Valley Antique Machinery Show
Georgetown, Ohio
Antique/craft/flea market, 4 parades, tractors, engines & equipment, Sunday antique car show, camping & RV sites, baby costume contest, entertainment, antique and garden tractor pulls, covered bridge, log cabin livin’, threshing, sawmill, rock crushing, canning, broom making, grist mill, block making, shingle mill, blacksmith, etc.

August 8-15, 2019  Henry County Fair - Napoleon, Ohio

August 9, 2019  12th Annual Summer Harvest Gourmet Gala
Tiffin, Ohio
The Gala is a gourmet food and wine event that benefits the Franciscan Earth Literacy Center and Seeds of Hope Farm in Tiffin. The event celebrates local and seasonal cuisine by featuring the chemical-free, fresh produce, herbs, poultry and eggs from Seeds of Hope Farm.  Chefs representing area restaurants and businesses from northwest Ohio and around the country participate in the Gala. Each chef plans his or her menu based on the available produce and other seasonal items from the Farm.

August 9-11, 2019  North Ridgeville Corn Festival
North Ridgeville, Ohio
The annual festival will feature Sweet's corn steamed or roasted. Enjoy musical entertainment, parade, arts and crafts show, amusement rides, games, food, corn eating contest, 5 & 10k run, car show and horseshoe tournament.

 

August 9-11, 2019
Germanfest Picnic
Dayton, Ohio
Presented by Dayton Liederkranz-Turner, the annual picnic will feature continuous live music, authentic German food, keg tapping, crafts, genealogy support, and kid zone.

August 10, 2019
Backyard Bash - Fairfield, Ohio
Summer is in full swing, and it’s time to relax, soak up the sun, and, more importantly, eat delicious food! With over 40 booths serving Bacon, Cheese, Barbecue, Seafood and much, much more, your options are vast, with over 200 products to sample! Sip on a refreshing sample from our Craft Beer Garden or purchase a mouthwatering summer cocktail at one of The Oscar Event Center bars. This will be our largest summer extravaganza, so why not start a new summer tradition with family and friends? Plus, if you find something you love, every product sampled in the show can be purchased inside Jungle Jim’s! So the festival really goes on all year long!

August 15-17, 2019  Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival - Bucyrus, Ohio
Brats, Beers and Cheers.  First celebrated in the summer of 1967, this is an annual three-day event that is always held on the full third weekend of August. There are all kinds of activities to keep all ages entertained.

August 15-18, 2019  Lexington Blueberry Festival - Lexington, Ohio
Centered around family-friendly events and blueberries!  Every year the festival adds more activities and entertainment for festival goers to enjoy. Every night includes noteworthy bands. Each day is full of rides, contests, business vendors, locally made crafts and a grand variety of blueberry foods. Festive parade, 5K Run, Highlander games, children’s blueberry games and fireworks on Saturday.

August 17, 2019 - 5th Annual Ohio Eggfest - Columbus, Ohio
The Ohio Eggfest is a fundraising, cooking competition that features The Big Green Egg grill. It is free to register a cook team and there are $2,000 in cook team prizes. Tickets can be purchased to taste all of the cook teams foods. Discounted Big Green Eggs can also be purchased. 100% of all the proceeds from this event go to Cancer Research. We have raised over $85,000 in the first 3 years!

August 17, 2019  111th Swanton Corn Festival - Swanton, Ohio
Celebrate Our Corn Culture.  Among the activities will be a parade, car show, corn hole tournament, and entertainment on Saturday night.

August 17-18, 2019  38th Annual Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival
Fairborn, Ohio
The Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival features handmade arts and crafts. This is a family oriented alcohol-free event featuring children's activities with free entertainment, parking, and activities. Many local and regional artisans offering handmade arts and crafts, and of course, Sweet Corn!

August 23-25, 2019  54th Annual German-American Festival
Oregon, Ohio
Taking place at Oak Shade Grove.  The Toledo Area’s Oldest, Largest and Greatest Ethnic Festival With Authentic German Food, Beer, and Entertainment.  (also: gafsociety.org/Festival_Information.htm )  Attendance: 30,000

August 24-25, 2019  Annual Cleveland Garlic Festival - Cleveland, Ohio
Funds from the Cleveland Garlic Festival allow North Union Farmers’ Market to operate markets weekly throughout the year in Greater Cleveland. We administer and expand our educational and charitable market programs, which continue to be very important complements to our market season (Food Stamp enhanced purchases/EBT-SNAP, Music at the Market, Chef at the Market, Mighty Locavores K-2 educational programming in Cleveland Municipal School District and much more). With the help of 150 loyal farmers and producers, North Union Farmers Market will bring fresh, local, healthy food to more than 275,000+ customers this year.

August 28-31, 2019 - The Sweet Corn Festival - Millersport, Ohio
Come enjoy hot butter flavored sweet corn served fresh on the cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods, large midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contests galore, farm animals, historical exhibits and top-name country music entertainers while strolling the shady Historic Lions Park.

August 28-September 2, 2019 - Van Wert County Fair - Van Wert, Ohio
Includes Apple Festival, Rib Fest, Old Fashioned Farmers Days, and much more.

August 30-31, 2019 - PigMania Hilliard State Championship BBQ, Steak & Music Festival - Hilliard, Ohio
The 2 day festival includes numerous local and national BBQ & Steak vendors selling awesome food, live bands both Friday and Saturday, a professional steak competition, a people’s choice BBQ contest, and a charity rib-off where people can sign up and judge ribs. Plus a slew of professional BBQ & Steak teams from around the country competing for over $5,000 in cash prizes.  Bring your lawn chairs for the music & events!  Tickets Only: $5.00 per person, $10.00 after 7:00 pm.  Kids 12 and under free.  **Calling everyone who can cook a great steak, enter our ACSA Pro/AM steak competition on Friday night, its only $100 entry fee and we provide the steaks for you!

August 30-September 2, 2019  Obetz Zucchinifest - Obetz, Ohio
The festival continues to celebrate the wonder that is the zucchini. Experience the first-class entertainment, great food and fun rides.

August 31-September 2, 2019  West Jefferson Annual Ox Roast
West Jefferson, Ohio
Held annually over Labor Day weekend, our festival is the only festival that cooks 5,500 lbs. of beef underground. Join us for family oriented entertainment, food, rides, arts & crafts, parade, pageant, bike tour, car show, watermelon, hot dog and ice cream eating contests, and much more.
 

2018 OHIO - AUGUST 2018
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
(events waiting for new dates)

August 3-4, 2018 - 12th Annual Van Wert Rib Fest - Van Wert, Ohio
Annual Event featuring Ribs, Music & Fun!

August 4, 2018 - Corn City Festival - Deshler, Ohio
Deshler Park Deshler.  Rides, a Parade, Volleyball, Kiddie Tractor Pulls, 1K and 5K runs, Live Musical Entertainment, band on Saturday night, along with great food! Car show on Sunday.

August 11-12, 2018 - National Hamburger Festival - Akron, Ohio
EVENT IS DISCONTINUED.
 

2017 OHIO - AUGUST 2017
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
(events waiting for new dates)

August 25-26, 2017  Jungle Jim's BBQ & Grilling Festival
Fairfield, Ohio
Great BBQ festival featuring a professional BBQ contest, FREE BBQ samples during our Peoples Choice contest on Saturday, plenty of the nations best BBQ vendors onsite.
 

 

2016 OHIO - AUGUST 2016
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

August 21-27, 2016  Dayton Beer Week - Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Beer Week is a week long celebration of beer. By partnering with local breweries, restaurants, bars, and distributors, our goal is to increase Dayton's footprint on the national craft beer map. Through a wide variety of events, we aim to foster a collaborative environment so we can push Dayton further along as the great beer city that we locally know it as.  As the nation’s craft beer industry grows exponentially, so has the local beer scene over the last few years. We boast 11+ local breweries, numerous beer-focused pubs and stores, and a population ever-warming to the idea that beer should not only taste like something, but taste like something delicious.
 

 

2015 OHIO - AUGUST 2015
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

August 7-9, 2015  27th Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival
Dover, Ohio
Home Cooking at Authentic Italian-American Heritage Tent, plus variety of delicious Food Vendors, Games, Amusement Rides, Beverage Garden & comfortable seating.

August 9, 2015  Festival of India - Toledo, Ohio
Experience Flavors of India.  The Hindu Temple of India hosts the annual event with Indian food, desserts, dances, a fashion show, live music, costumes, jewelry, cooking demos, bridal dresses, henna, children's activities, cultural programs and much more.

 

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