2018 OHIO - JUNE 2018
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events
(see also: 2017 - 2016 - 2015 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011)
June 1-2, 2018 Ideastream Grand Tastings & Seminars
The springtime brings a more robust sampling of some of the best domestic and international vintages and more access to winemakers.
June 1-3, 2018
Newark Strawberry Festival
The annual festival, 'Strawberries on the Square.' will include entertainment throughout the weekend, Miss Strawberry Pageant, midway rides, food and craft vendors of all types, and of course our "world famous" Kiwanis Strawberry Shortcake.
June 2-3, 2018 Troy Strawberry Festival - Troy, Ohio
Troy celebrates its place as the center of Ohio's strawberry production the first weekend of June. Featured are the strawberries, of course, and they come in all sorts of taste-tempting treats from shortcake to donuts to strawberry pie. Also to be enjoyed are the many arts and crafts booths, the athletic competitions, and the entertainment. One of the largest and best-attended festivals in the Midwest. Attendance: 150,000.
June 8-9, 2018 30th Annual Pork Rind Heritage Festival - Harrod, Ohio
The Pork Rind Heritage Festival offers family fun, entertainment, and Rudolph Foods’ famous popped pork rinds. The two day event includes live entertainment, corn hole tournaments, a 5K Run, and much more for the whole family. Second weekend in June.
June 8-9, 2018 Annual Banana Split Festival - Wilmington, Ohio
Celebrating Wilmington's claim as the birthplace of the Banana Split in 1907. Music, car show, crafts, games, etc.
June 8-10, 2018
Versailles Poultry Days
The 67th annual event will have chicken dinners, entertainment, Miss Chick and Little Miss Poultry Days contests, rides and games for all ages, two parades, kiddie tractor pull, 5K Run, arts, crafts, flower, and photography shows, and the greatest Ultimate Frisbee Tournament in the world! Attendance: 25,000.
June 8-10, 2018 54th Strawberry Festival - Bedford, Ohio
Presented by the Bedford Historical Society, the festival will offer plenty of berries with ice cream, entertainment, and a classic car show.
June 9, 2018 Yellow Springs Street Fair - Yellow Springs, Ohio
An all-day festival with entertainment throughout the Village. Over 200 booths. Two Music Stages, a Beer Garden and Street Performers throughout town. For children, Primary Languages will have free crafts along with face painting and cookie decorating with donations going to the Dayton International School.
June 10, 2018 8th Annual Jewish Cultural Festival - Dayton, Ohio
The Jewish Cultural Festival provides attendees an opportunity to sample Jewish foods from Latin America, the Southwest U.S., the Middle East, and the iconic New York deli scene. The Temple bakery also sells baked-from-scratch Jewish breads and desserts, such as challah, honey cake, hamentashen, and rugelach. Famous Graeter's (kosher) ice cream is also in attendance for those craving the delicious flavors, like black raspberry chip and buckeye blitz. To quench your thirst, Shmaltz Brewing brings a mix of kosher and Israeli beers, such as the Rejewvunator, She'brew, and Funky Jewbelation to the event.
June 13-17, 2018 Holland Strawberry Festival - Holland, Ohio
Food, crafts, rides, games and parade. Enjoy a rib eating contest, entertainment, baseball tournament, bingo, queen pageant, toddlers pageant, strawberry bake off.
June 14-16, 2018 14th Annual Bolivar Strawberry Festival
Activities include pageants, strawberry eating contest, rides, entertainment, brew tent, crafters, food and the Fireman's Parade that tops off the festival to make it a "Berry" great experience for the whole family. Father's day weekend in June each year.
June 14-16, 2018 15th Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival
Annual three-day event celebrates duct tape, its enthusiasts and its wacky and fun uses. The festival also honors the history and heritage of the city that is proclaimed the “Duct Tape Capital” of the world – Avon, Ohio – the home of Duck brand duct tape. From sculptures and fashion to games and a parade, everything at the festival revolves around duct tape and the wonderful City of Avon.
June 14-17, 2018 58th Annual Kirtland Kiwanis Strawberry Festival
Some of the events and activities include a food court featuring strawberry shortcakes, a strawberry pie contest, Miss Kirtland contest, rides, flea market and a parade.
June 15-16, 2018 International Craft Beer Festival - Fairfield, Ohio
We’re exploring the world of craft beer this Father’s Day Weekend with our biggest beer event of the year! Jungle Jim’s International Craft Beer Festival is a two-night celebration of all things craft beer - brought to you by our award winning Beer Department, one of the Top 5 Beer Retailers in the country!
June 15-17, 2018 Festival of the Fish - Vermillion, Ohio
A reunion of family & friends. We feature daily entertainment, fresh Lake Erie perch sandwiches, kid's games, food & craft booths, and parade, lighted boat parade, sand castle building contest, crazy craft races, and queen's pageant.
June 16, 2018 Wine, Jazz & Art Fest - Geneva-on-the-Lake, Ohio
Ohio's largst Free Admission Wine Festival.
June 18-22, 2018 Annual RCI Convention & Industry Expo
Retail Confectioners International. Confectioners and industry suppliers from all over the world will convene for a week full of networking, learning, and tours. Meet confectionery suppliers and wholesalers and see the latest innovations at the RCI Industry Expo. Entry to the expo is free and is open confectionery industry professionals (industry credentials such as business card, proof of business, etc. required).
June 21-23, 2018 London Strawberry Festival - London, Ohio
The community is to be decorated in a strawberry theme. Event includes a strawberry shortcake tent, parade, nightly entertainment, and a car show benefiting Cystic Fibrosis.
June 23, 2018 Waterfront Wine Festival - Avon Lake, Ohio
Showcasing Ohio West Coast Wineries, Local Cuisine and Lake Erie Sunset. Featuring nine local wineries and food from Avon Lake's finest restaurants. Enjoy relaxing music from local artists while sampling local wines and enjoying a gorgeous sunset on Lake Erie. Admission is free for the rain or shine event. Tickets for tastings are $20 and include 10 wine pours and a commemorative event wine glass. Also featuring Wine themed related vendors, local businesses and more.
June 23, 2018 Riverside Wine Festival - Findlay, Ohio
The Arts Partnership invites you to attend the fifth annual Riverside Wine Festival from 1pm to 6pm at scenic Riverside Park. This premier event will feature twelve Ohio wineries, local gourmet foods, fine arts and crafts, live entertainment, wine exhibitions, demonstrations and more!
June 23-24, 2018 Mulberry Creek Herbfair - Huron, Ohio
Enjoy herbal foods, plants and vendors at the herb farm's annual fair. This year's focus will be on 'France: Food, Wine & Culture'