2013 OHIO - AUGUST 2013
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2014 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009)
July 24-August 4, 2013 Ohio State Fair - Columbus, Ohio
August 2-3, 2013 Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest
Canal Winchester, Ohio
The event will offer live blues music, rib and food vendors, a beer garden, and local arts/artisans. A great atmosphere for friends, and family to relax and enjoy Smokin' Blues, Sizzlin' Hot Ribs, & More! Admission is free!
August 2-3, 2013 19th Annual Vintage Ohio Wine Festival - Lake County, 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 3-4, 2013 Weekend of Wellness - Fairfield, Ohio
There will be more than 50 booths and products from our gluten-free, natural, organic and supplements sections, as well as vendors from all areas of Natural Foods. There will be food samples, demonstrations and seminars. This is a fun event for the whole family, so come immerse yourself in healthy living!
August 8-11, 2013 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 9, 2013 Gala Gourmet Food & Wine Event - 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 9-10, 2013 The Taste of Clermont - Batavia, Ohio
Great food provided by Clermont County restaurants, the Art Village hosting local artists, Ohio wines, cooking demos, music and activites for the kids.
August 9-11, 2013 Germanfest Picnic 2013 - Dayton, Ohio
Presented by Dayton Liederkranz-Turner, the 30th annual picnic will feature continuous live music, authentic German food, keg tapping, crafts, genealogy support, and kid zone.
August 9-11, 2013 Huron Rotary Fine Art & Food Festival - Huron, Ohio
Ribs, Art, and Music!
August 9-11, 2013 North Ridgeville Corn Festival - North Ridgeville, Ohio
The 39th 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, 2013 Tuscarawas County Italian-American Festival - Dover, Ohio
25th Annual Festival. Home Cooking at Authentic Italian-American Heritage Tent, plus variety of delicious Food Vendors, Games, Amusement Rides, Beverage Garden & comfortable seating.
August 15-17, 2013 Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival - Bucyrus, Ohio
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, 2013 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 16-17, 2013 Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival - Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Held in celebration of Reynoldsburg's claim as "birthplace of the commercial tomato". Festival-goers enjoy tomato displays and contests, consessions, arts and crafts exhibits, live musical entertainment, children's activities, and the opportunity to meet the friendly people of Reynoldsburg. Attendance: 35,000.
August 16-18, 2013 Festival of India 2013 - Toledo, Ohio
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.
August 17, 2013 105th Swanton Corn Festival - Swanton, Ohio
The theme for 2013 will be "Pirates of the Corn". Among the activities will be a parade, car show, corn hole tournament, and entertainment on Saturday night.
August 17-18, 2013 National Hamburger Festival - Akron, Ohio
Hamburger Cook-Off, Ohio Hamburger Eating Championships, Bobbing For Burgers, Miss Hamburger Festival, Live Music, Family & Children’s Activities.
August 17-18, 2013 2013 Corn City Festival - Deshler, Ohio
Pageant, Parade, Corn City Idol, Car Show, Chicken BBQ, Cornhole Tournament, Fun Run, Tug of War, Music and More!
August 17-18, 2013 32nd 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 17-18, 2013 Willoughby Hills Fall Corn Fest - Willoughby Hills, Ohio
The 5th annual Fall Corn Fest will feature activities for every age--a parade, 5K run, classic car cruise, recipe contest, arts & crafts, cornhole tournament, entertainment, fireworks, and food, food, food!
August 17-24, 2013 Dayton Beer Week - Dayton, Ohio
August 22-25, 2013 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 23-25, 2013 Wine & Walleye Festival - Ashtabula, Ohio
Celebrating Ashtabula County's favorite exports, the festival has live music, wine tastings, a fishing tournament, and food from local restaurants.
August 23-25, 2013 48th Annual German-American Festival - Oregon, Ohio
The Toledo Area’s Oldest, Largest and Greatest Ethnic Festival With Authentic German Food, Beer, and Entertainment. Attendance: 30,000
August 24, 2013 AleFest Dayton - Dayton, Ohio
An evolutionary and unique direct pairing of fine foods with complementary craft beer styles in a responsible, educational, & enjoyable fashion.
August 28-31, 2013 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 31-Sept 2, 2013 Milan Melon Festival - Milan, Ohio
55th Annual Labor Day weekend celebration with rides, games, contests, an antique car show, baby contest, entertainment, grand parade, Queen's contest and more. Our famous muskmelon ice cream and watermelon sherbet are the must-have treats. Attendance: 50,000.
August 31-Sept 2, 2013 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, Madison Co. Idol contest and much more.