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Starbrick Music Festival

Hocking College, Nelsonville, Ohio

July 28 - 29

Starbrick Music Festival Get ready for the biggest Rock Concert of bands East of the Mississippi! We have pulled together the best 70's, 80's and 90's tribute bands in the country featuring:
Hairball, Mock of Ages, Floyd Live, Skinny Molly, Sabbath, Stadium 11 and Bronson Arroyo

Rock for two days in Nelsonville Ohio the Star of Hocking Hills listening and seeing all of your favorite legendary hits - from Van Halen, KISS, Motley Crue, Queen, Journey, Aerosmith, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and more – recreated in front of your very eyes!

We also have featured Modern Alibi, Kalysta, Blue Steel, Billy Payne , Todd Berry and Evan Dean performing.

Concert is at Hocking College, July 28th & 29th with camping available July 27th - 29th. Tickets are on sale! Special pricing til June 15th starting at $49 for a one day Pass and $79 for a two day Pass, $200 for a two day VIP Pass. Pre-camping party with Blue Steel and Billy Payne will be held Thursday night for those purchasing camping. Special Camping packages and lodging packages available as well. Family fun for everyone! This concert benefits the TBI Foundation to promote awareness and research for mental health. Use promo code SMFHH10 at checkout to get 10% off tickets and camping! Buy tickets at

Wild Turkey Festival

McArthur, Vinton County, Ohio

Streets of McArthur
May 5 - 7

Wild Turkey FestivalWatch the downtown streets of McArthur come alive with food, music and fun for the whole family. Activities such as Great nightly entertainment on the sound stage, carnival rides and games, car show, quilt show, queen's and baby contests. Grand parade will be Saturday, at 6:00p.m., followed by the crowning of the Wild Turkey Festival Queen. Festival hours: Thurs. 5pm-11pm, Fri. 11am-11pm, Sat. 11am-11pm and Sun. 12 noon-5pm.
Come join us for our 27+ year celebration!

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  • Vinton County Travel & Tourism at 67363 Infirmary Rd. McArthur, OH 45651
  • 740-596-9889 or 740-591-1118
  • [email protected]

Moonshine Festival

New Straitsville, Perry County, Ohio

Main Street
May 25 - 29

Moonshine FestivalLocated in the rolling hills of Southeastern Ohio, the festival features a variety of events including a working Moonshine Still Display, local history museum, flea market vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies, carnival rides and games, free entertainment including Grand Ole Opry Show on Sunday featuring Margo Smith and daughter Holly with the Nashville Country Band and special guest Haley Watson, good food, souvenirs, talent show, Cruise-In, and 2 parades concluding with the Grand Parade on Memorial Day. Open 5pm Thursday/Friday, and Noon Saturday/Sunday/Monday.

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Feast of the Flowering Moon

Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio

Downtown & Yoctangee Park
May 25 - 28

Feast of the Flowering MoonStarted in 1984, the festival is held on Memorial Day Weekend. Yoctangee Park, in historic downtown, makes a perfect setting for this three-day event featuring Native Americans with music, dancing, traders and exhibits, a mountain men encampment, arts, crafts with over 80 crafters and commercial exhibits. Continuous entertainment on main stage, food, games and contests for all. All events are FREE to the public!

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The Gold Wings and Ribs Fest

Pomeroy, Meigs County, Ohio

Riverfront Parking lot
June 2 - 3

The Gold Wings and Ribs FestMotorcycles, Entertainment and Food lead the way to Southeast Ohio's Gold Wings & Ribs Fest located on one side of Main Street with the beautiful Ohio River just the other side of the festival activities. What a View! Home of "Ohio's Best Rib's" & "Ohio's Best Wings" tm with Motorcycle tours, Motorcycle light parades, Bike Dealers, Parts, Pin striping, Patches. Reserved motorcycle parking. For the art lover, we have Art in the Park. For the History buff, Meigs County is the site of an official Civil War battleground. Cookie Stacking, Hotdog Eating and BBQ Hog Callin contests, Power Boat Racing (weather permitting). Two days of entertainment on the Riverfront Amphitheatre. Nice hometown shops for the shopping bug. What a wonderful weekend, and did we mention the Food! Just 30 minutes south of Ohio University (Athens).

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Washboard Music Festival

Logan, Hocking County, Ohio

June 15 - 17

Washboard Music FestivalLocated in the beautiful Hocking Hills, Logan, Ohio hosts the Washboard Music Festival. The festival celebrates the enduring role the washboard has had on music styles from jazz to jug band to zydeco. There is wholesome entertainment for the whole family, including up to 45 musicians providing non-stop, free entertainment. Columbus Washboard Company offers free tours. Local artists and craft vendors line streets. Local vendors provide great food. Musicians/Queens parade 6:00pm Saturday. Many other special events! Hours: Friday Noon-11pm; Saturday Noon-11pm.

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Lily Fest

Rockbridge, Hocking County, Ohio

13200 Little Cola Road Rockbridge, Ohio
July 14 - 16

="Lily11am-7pm Fri; 10am-5pm Sat; 10am-4pm Sun. If you love art, gardens and music, come enjoy the lovely woodland setting at scenic Bishop Educational Gardens,13200 Little Cola Rd., Rockbridge. Throughout the beautiful gardens, there will be more than 70 fine area artists and crafts persons displaying, demonstrating and marketing their products. Annuals, perennials, and water plants will be for sale, OSU Master Gardeners will answer questions on plant growing and maintenance, and there will be musical entertainment thanks to a Logan-Holl Foundation grant. Parking available on two fields, car pool if possible. Please do not bring pets.

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Lancaster Festival

Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio

Various Locations, Downtown Lancaster
July 19 - 29

Lancaster FestSummer's Sizzling Salute to the Arts ~ a wondrous burst of music, art and family fun with excitement all over town ..... 75 events ..... many FREE. Historic Lancaster, Ohio is the stage for the annual Lancaster Festival.The Festival is a non-profit organization, managed by members of the community, under the creative leadership of Artistic Director Gary Sheldon. At its core is the Lancaster Festival Orchestra, in performances at the Ohio University-Lancaster campus and venues throughout the city.

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The Parade of the Hills

Nelsonville, Athens County, Ohio

Victorian Square
August 16 - 19

Parade of the HillsHeld annually in August on Nelsonville's historic Public Square - The Parade of The Hills has become one of the states premiere family festivals. You will be treated to great family entertainment, regional art and home cooking, concessions, midway, carnival, Pie Contest & Auction, 5 K run, Kids Street Games, Kids Athletic Day, Parades, The Ohio State Fiddling Contest, and free nightly entertainment. We feature three parades beginning at 6PM: Wednesday's Welcome Home Parade, Thursday's Bicycle Parade and Saturday's Grande Parade.

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Earth Angel Super Cruise In

Lancaster, Fairfield County, Ohio

Fairfield County Fairgrounds
August 26

Earth Angel Super Cruise InThe mission of the Earth Angel Foundation of Ohio is to send terminally and/or life threatening ill children on dream vacations. We are able to do this with the help of corporate sponsors and our annual Super Cruise Car, tractor, and motorcycle show. Proceeds from that day go toward children's trips. We are an all volunteer staff, no salaried or paid individuals. If you know of a terminal or chronically ill child, visit our website to submit their name: or .com or .net or volunteer to help out.

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Wellston Coal Festival

Wellston, Jackson County, Ohio

Streets of Downtown Wellston
September 5 - 9

Wellston Coal FestivalThe Wellston Coal Festival is held the Tuesday thru Saturday after Labor Day on the downtown streets to celebrate Wellston's rich coal mining heritage. We offer an air conditioned motor coach tour of an actual working coal mine, a Karaoke Contest that pays $ to the winner, Go-cart races, Lawnmower Races, Coal Miner Olympics, a Wednesday parade and a Saturday Grand Parade, Baby and Toddler Contests, Car and motorcycle Show, Youth Day activities, line dancing, Free entertainment nightly featuring popular Nashville entertainers. Rides, games, great food and down home hospitality. Come watch us Strip..mine! Can you dig it?

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Ohio Pawpaw Festival

Albany, Athens County, Ohio

Lake Snowden
September 15- 17

Pawpaw FestivalCome to scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio for the biggest and best pawpaw celebration in the world! Join pawpaw fanatics from around the country at the peak of the season for a day filled with pawpaws, pawpaw foods, pawpaw beer, pawpaw music, pawpaw art, pawpaw history, pawpaw people and much more.

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Jackson County Apple Festival

Jackson, Jackson County, Ohio

Downtown Streets of Jackson, Ohio
September 19 - 23

Jackson County Apple FestivalBags of Apples, Jugs of Cider and Apple Butter made on the midway set the scene. The Festival starts at noon on Tuesday. Featured are homemade apple butter, apple pies, and candy apples. Three parades, two on Wed. at 1:00 and 7:45p.m. and Sat. at 7:45p.m. It's a street fair with rides, displays, games, contests, food and free entertainment. Items of interest: car show, quilt show, band competition, sporting events and crafts show.

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Bob Evans Farm Festival

Rio Grande, Gallia County, Ohio

791 Farmview Road, Bidwell, OH
October 13 - 15

Bob Evans Farm FestivalThe 45th Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival is a celebration of the harvest season that attracts thousands with its entertainment, traditional arts and crafts, farm contests, food, children's activities and demonstrations. A weekend of fun for friends and family of all ages, the Bob Evans Farm Festival offers a taste of yesteryear.

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Circleville Pumpkin Show

Circleville, Pickaway County, Ohio

Downtown streets of Circleville
October 18 - 21

Circleville Pumpkin ShowThe 'Greatest Free Show on Earth' will observe its 106th anniversary; two parades daily at 3:30 and 8p.m. (except on Saturday, the visiting OFEA queens' parade at 8p.m.) Featured will be a large pumpkin pie, contests, entertainment, all kinds of pumpkin foods, as well as giant pumpkins, squash, gourds, fruits and vegetables, baked goods, arts and crafts, canned goods, art show, and flowers. Come join us 10a.m. till 11p.m.

Contact This Festival:

  • Circleville Pumpkin Show, 159 E. Franklin St., Circleville, OH 43113
  • (740) 474-7000, (740) 474-8973, or (740) 474-8725 (parade info)
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