OFEA News

(updated 08/17/2017)

2017 OFEA Convention registration forms and 2018 Membership forms are now available in the Convention and Membership section of Members Only.

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You have arrived at the home of the Ohio Festivals and Events Association. The Ohio Festivals and Events Association represent the finest community festivals and events throughout the state.

Looking for a member festival or event to attend? Find dates, location and other important information about a festival by visiting the Festivals and Events pages.

Looking for vendors, services, or entertainers for your festival or event? Visit the Associate Membership page.

Already a member Festival or Event. Visit the Members Only (password required) section for important announcements, meeting minutes, classifieds, registration forms and more.

To learn more about the Ohio Festivals and Events Association visit the About Us page.

Festivals or Events interested in becoming a member please visit the Become a Member page for information on the benefits of membership and how to apply.

Vendors and Entertainers interested in becoming an Associate Member can visit the Become An Associate Member page for more information.

Current and Upcoming Festivals

Nelsonville Parade Of The Hills

August 16-19, 2017

The festival is held on Nelsonville's historic Public Square. Enjoy great family entertainment, regional art, concessions, our midway and carnival, Pie Contest & Auction, 5K run, Kids Street Games, Kids Athletic Day, The Ohio State Fiddling Contest and free nightly entertainment on two stages. Three separate parades featured each beginning at 6:00 PM; Wednesday's Welcome Home Parade, Thursday's Bicycle Parade and Saturday's Grande Parade.



Pemberville Free Fair

August 16-19, 2017

Come visit us in our 69th year, at one of the last free fairs in Ohio. We feature two parades and offer a mix of animals, flowers, produce, quilts, needlework, bingo, hobbies, rides and wonderful food. Free entertainment for all ages and on the main stage nightly. There are lots of great family fun activities and events to enjoy.



Bucyrus Bratwurst Festival

August 17-19, 2017

Bucyrus is recognized the world over as the "Bratwurst Capital of America." Perfected by local butchers whose families emigrated here from Germany. Bucyrus Bratwurst is "different" because the recipe varies from maker to maker, and has been given the special touch, which makes it unique. Tons and tons of open fire roasted bratwurst are consumed. Round this out with continuous free entertainment, a fabulous crafts show, art show, rides, games, beer gardens and plenty of warmth, friendship and hospitality.



Lexington Blueberry Festival

August 17-20, 2017

The Blueberry Festival is a four day event held each August centered around family-friendly events and of course, blueberries! Every year brings more activities and entertainment for festival goers to enjoy. Each night includes noteworthy bands and top notch entertainment. The festival is full of rides, contests, vendors, locally made crafts and a grand variety of blueberry foods. We also feature a 5K Run, Themed Thursday evening Parade, children's blueberry games, fireworks Saturday and Sunday Parade.



Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival

August 18-19, 2017

The family oriented Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival annually celebrates the birthplace of the Commercial Paragon Tomato - features free entertainment, parking, tomato exhibits, tomato juice, tomato and royalty contests, car show, bingo and commercial displays. Also have kids games, bounce houses, arts and crafts, the world's best fried green tomatoes, all varieties of carnival food, a pizza taste off, spaghetti eating contest and an adults only security controlled beer garden in full view of the main stage.