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Put In Bay Calendar Of Events

Put-in-Bay Ohio offers different events all summer long! From our big season opening fishing weekend at the start of April through our end-of-season Halloween Bash at the end of October, you will find something you like!

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With so many Put-in-Bay upcoming events to choose from, which will you attend? We can't wait to hear all about them during your stay. Book your reservation today.  

*** Please Note: Some event dates are tentative at this time. Please contact the event host for full details. ***

Never has there been a more diverse grouping of events on such a small plot of land! Our beautiful island measures just 5 miles by 2.5 miles, but every visitor can find Put In Bay events they will not only enjoy, but will look back on fondly for the rest of their lives!

Put-in-Bay, the event headquarters of Ohio!

Sitting in the middle of Lake Erie, you'll find South Bass Island, and on South Bass Island, you'll find Put-in-Bay, home to the best events in Ohio! Hop on your golf cart and drive in any direction and you'll find something amazing to do! There are always upcoming events from April (pajama party at Mr. Ed's!) to October (Oktoberfest!). Live entertainers delight crowds on the weekends at many of the downtown Put-in-Bay bars and restaurants. Popular times of the year will see multiple big events every weekend, like the Put-in-Bay Music Festival and more!

From Whiskey Light to Halloween, and Pyrate Fest in-between, something for everyone!

The unofficial start of the season is the Whiskey Light ceremony at the Round House Bar. The famous Whiskey Light that hangs above the Round House Bar entrance is illuminated, letting everyone know that Put-in-Bay is open for business! This event attracts not just locals from Cleveland and Toledo, but Put-in-Bay lovers from all over the United States! Put-in-Bay lodging fills up for summer events like Bash on the Bay and Labor Day Weekend. The Island Club is one of the most popular choices for event lodging because people typically come in big groups for events, but Put-in-Bay hotels do very well also for big occasions. Bash on the Bay in particular captivated the island last year, with Kid Rock delighting the crowd at the Put-in-Bay airport. Boaters New Year, St. Patrick's Day, Mardi Gras, it's all happening at the Bay!

Bachelor and Bachelorette Weekend HQ!

Island Club home rentals even have a special bachelor and bachelorette party weekend at the Bay. It's the perfect getaway fling before the ring! And don't miss the annual Put-in-Bay Spring Fling at the Island Club! It's a two day party for Put-in-Bay lovers at the Island Club and Put-in-Bay Condos!

Our Up-to-date Events Calendar

Once you've got your rental home sorted out, you'll want to see what's going on around the Lake Erie Islands during your visit. You won't find year-round sites like Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial (also known as Perry's Monument) or Perry's Cave on this page, for that, head over to things to do! But for info on what's happening on April weekends or summer weekdays, you've found the right place!

Can't find an event that you like? There's always something new happening on the island and it may not be listed here. Call 216-898-9951 and find out what's new!

FAQs about Put-in-Bay Events

What are the most popular events at Put-in-Bay?

Some of the most popular Put-in-Bay events draw a crowd from all over the country. Bash on the Bay 2019 featuring Kid Rock drew tens of thousands of people to our island. Pyrate Fest is another massive event that brings in pirate enthusiasts from all over America. We sell out of lodging months in advance for the Put-in-Bay Soccer and Volleyball tournaments as well, where people come from all over the Midwest to compete and enjoy the island!

What events does Put-in-Bay have midweek?

Midweek events at Put-in-Bay tend to be more family focused, such as Wild Tuesdays. You will still also find live music at some of the bars and restaurants during the week.

What is happening on Put-in-Bay today?

Take a peek above at our event calendar today or any day you might be thinking of coming to Put-in-Bay, we keep it up to date with all of the biggest Put-in-Bay events to ensure that you don’t miss a great time.

Who is playing at the big Put-in-Bay concert this year?

Bash on the Bay 2020 artists will be announced very soon. We think that we know who is playing, but it would be irresponsible to say until it’s officially announced, because things change. That being said, it’s going to be two big headlining names for the two-day concert event!

How much do Put-in-Bay events cost?

Prices can very from hundreds of dollars for a VIP ticket to a concert, to totally free! It all depends on what you want to do. You can find dozens of free and low cost events in our event calendar above!


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