2018 OHIO - JULY 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows, Events
(see also: 2017 - 2014 - 2012)
July 4, 2018 4TH OF JULY
There are so many events today that they are too numerous to list.
July 12-14, 2018
Annual Italian American Festival
Sponsored by the Italian-American Council, the festival will offer food, contests, music, fireworks and more. Attendance: 50,000.
July 12-15, 2018
69th Annual Miami Valley Steam Threshers Show
Plain City, Ohio
Demonstrations of steam engines, antique tractors, gas engines, saw, shingle and veneer milling, drag saw, baling, prony brake, draft horses, threshing, and operating blacksmith shop. There will also be flea markets, arts, crafts, food, model engines, entertainment, tractor pulls and a large parade.
July 13-14, 2018 Ohio Veterans 12th Annual BBQ Cook-off
The annual Kansas City BBQ Society sanctioned event is presented by American Legion Post 598 of Kettering. Watch professional BBQ teams vie for the championship trophy and share in a purse of $6,000! Live Band.
July 13-15, 2018 Delta Chicken Festival - Delta, Ohio
Enjoy chicken dinners, a midway, elephant rides, entertainment, pageant, Chicken Run, pancake breakfast, volleyball and dodgeball tournaments, and a parade.
July 13-21, 2018 13th Ohio Brew Week Festival - Athens, Ohio
Ohio Brew Week celebrates Ohio's diverse microbrews during the weeklong festival. You can enjoy more than 200 craft beers from 40 Ohio microbreweries. Events include craft brew cooking competiton, Brew BQ Cookoff, homebrew competition, and Boogie on the Bricks.
July 14, 2018 India Food Fair - Macedonia, Ohio
An Indian Food and cultural extravaganza. Come and experience mouth watering Indian cuisine, music, dance and a host of games and entertainment. If you are looking for a fun-filled evening for your whole family, you will not be disappointed. The event will have free entry and free parking! Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm.
July 19-21, 2018 37th Annual Lodi Sweet Corn Festival - Lodi, Ohio
The festival includes a parade, carnival, fireworks, and 5K run.
July 20-21, 2018
Marietta Sweet Corn Festival
Come enjoy hot buttered Ohio sweet corn served fresh on the cob and piping hot. Bring the whole family to experience a wide variety of delicious foods prepared by our local restaurants, events for all ages, contests galore, farm animals, historical exhibits and non-stop entertainment!
July 20-22, 2018 Jazz & Rib Fest - Columbus, Ohio
The Jazz & Rib Fest has become one of the most anticipated traditions in Columbus--thanks to hot ribs, cool jazz and great fans!
July 21, 2018 Ukranian Village Festival - Parma, Ohio
Hosted by St. Vladimir Cathedral, the event will offer Ukrainian Foods including Perogies, Stuffed Cabbage, and Borscht. There will be Ukrainian entertainment including dancers, music, displays and demonstrations of Ukrainian art and crafts.
July 23-30, 2018 - ADGA National Show - Columbus, Ohio
American Dairy Goat Association (ADGA). We want to thank the members of the Volunteer State Goat Breeders Association for again serving as the host group for this great event. Since 1904 the American Dairy Goat Association has been serving the dairy goat industry. With over one million animals registered since the Association was organized, we are the largest and fastest growing dairy goat organization and registry in the United States. Whether you're thinking of acquiring your first dairy goats or are the owner of a commercial dairy, we hope that you let ADGA help provide the resources you need to be successful.
July 25-August 5, 2018 Ohio State Fair - Columbus, Ohio
Celebrating Ohio's agriculture, products, and people for over 150 years, the fair includes concerts, educational exhibits, rides, competitions, and much more. Attendance is over 800,000 annually. Attendance: 800,000.
July 26-29, 2018 - International Cake Exploration Societé 43rd Annual Convention and Show - Cincinnati, Ohio
International Cake Exploration Societé (ICES), an organization comprised of over 3500 sugar artists, cake decorators and vendors from all over the world. (also: http://ices.org/ )
July 27-28, 2018 37th Annual Strasburg Corn Festival - Strasburg, Ohio
The family event, which is known for it's delicious, homemade food and superb entertainment, draws festival-goers from far and near.
July 27-28, 2018 Annual Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest
Canal Winchester, Ohio
As Ohio's only all-Blues & Rib-themed festival, this event draws serious rib and blues aficionados from around the state. Sizzling hot ribs and authentic live blues are served up on the streets of historic downtown Canal Winchester Ohio. Fun activities for children and a wine/beer garden for our Blues and Rib lovers over 21 years old will be available.
July 28, 2018 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!
July 29, 2018 Annual Sweet Corn Challenge Bicycle Festival
Start the day off with a free all you can eat corn cakes (pancakes) and orange drink breakfast. Ride the 100, 50, 25-mile route, or 10-mile family route through parks, valleys, and farmland. Enjoy a corn-on-the-cob & sandwich lunch, music, and more.