2020 Cleveland Boat Show: Put-in-Bay Day

Put-in-Bay Day at the Boat Show The 2020 Cleveland Boat Show and Fishing Expo sponsored by Progressive Insurance will begin Thursday January 16th, 2020. The expo starts off with the Lake Erie Islands and will be themed all things Put-in-Bay. When you see us there, remember you’ll be on island time! You can sample the Boardwalk’s famous lobster bisque while enjoying live entertainment from some of Put-in-Bay’s most talented artists. The festivities call for a fun group of people looking to have a good time. Head to the Cleveland Boat... View More

Put-in-Bay Shopping Guide 2020

Put-In-Bay Shopping and Stores offer a diverse selection of gifts, souvenirs, apparel and much more.  A stylish hat, shirt or household item can be a great reminder of the fun had on the Lake Erie Islands.  Even better, some stores have wine tastings and snacks onsite, making for a fun sip and shop experience.  Read on to discover some of the superb shopping on Put-In-Bay island!   Put-In-Bay Shopping Categories Fashion Apparel and Accessories Food and Beverage Gifts, T-Shirts and Souvenirs Home and Health     Fashion Apparel and Accessories... View More

Put-in-Bay Experience

Put-In-Bay Experiences range from the historical to the exhilarating.  There is so much to do for families, couples and friends on this favorite of the Lake Erie Islands.  Dive in and uncover the interesting past of South Bass Island or get whisked up into the clouds on a heart pounding Parasail adventure.  Regardless, great fun and memories are here for the making.  Keep reading to uncover the great Put-In-Bay Things to Do that you and yours can do on your next trip to the island.   Visit our National Park:... View More

2020 Bash on the Bay 4 Dates Announced

The wait is over! We finally know the dates for the 2020 “Bash On The Bay 4”. The massive island country music festival will be returning to the Put-in-Bay Airport on August 26 and 27, 2020. Eagle-eyed observers will note that there are two days listed above, that’s because in 2020, Bash On The Bay is becoming a two day event! 2020 Bash on the Bay 4 Updates The two headlining acts have been signed and finalized for their Put-in-Bay appearances. However, they will not be announced until the playbill... View More

Put-in-Bay Ohio September Events – One Island, One Voice | Stay Play Eat

There’s Plenty of Summer Left at Put-in-Bay! Put-in-Bay Ohio has so much to do in the month of September! The weather is still hot but the crowds are lighter. From wonderful family-friendly September events to lodging specials, from delicious island dining to rides up to the top of the Monument. You will find something for everyone in your family or group of friends. Don’t forget that getting to the island is half the fun on one of our Lake Erie ferry boats, and once here don’t forget to buy some... View More

Seven Family-Friendly Activities at Put-in-Bay

There are many activities for you and your family to do while visiting Put-in-Bay. Here are seven places to take your family when visiting Put-in-Bay! The Candy Bar First, The Candy Bar at Put-in-Bay has loads of sugary sweet options to choose from. Throughout the store, there are loads of nostalgic candies from over the years that will take you down memory lane. You can treat your family to the ice cream shop, homemade fudge, taffy, and candy at the Candy Bar. Put-in-Bay Chocolate Cafe and Museum Second, at the... View More

Five Tips On Protecting Yourself From The Sun

Protect Yourself From The Sun While Visiting Put-in-Bay We love summer vacation, especially when it is spent at Put-in-Bay! There are so many awesome things to do including swimming, boating, and exploring all the tourism spots. However, a lot of those activities involve you and your family members being exposed to the sun. Fortunately, we did our research and found five tips from the American Cancer Society for protecting yourself from the sun. Tip Number One Seek shade during the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. to avoid being... View More

Hotel Victory 100 Years Since Tragic Fire

Put-in-Bay and Hospitality have been intertwined for over a century. Guests have flocked to the rocky outcropping in Lake Erie to relax, unwind and forget about their troubles. One of the most prolific and grand resorts to grace South Bass Island was the Hotel Victory. This year marks 100 Years since this legendary Put-in-Bay Hotel burned to the ground. Hotel Victory History Just prior to the construction of the Hotel Victory, fire played a role in its development. During the 1870s and 1880s, South Bass Island began to flourish as... View More

Put-in-Bay Ohio June Events – One Island, One Voice | Stay Play Eat

Put-in-Bay Ohio has so much to do in the month of June! From wonderful family-friendly June events to lodging specials, from delicious island dining to rides up to the top of the Monument. You will find something for everyone in your family or group of friends. Don’t forget that getting to the island is half the fun on one of our Lake Erie ferry boats, and once here don’t forget to buy some souvenirs to take home with you!   Upcoming June Events at Put-in-Bay   INVITATIONAL MILLS TROPHY SAILING... View More