Put-in-Bay Island Club Spring Fling Party 2020

*** The Official Put-in-Bay Spring Fling at the Island Club is POSTPONED until a later date to be determined. THERE IS NO OFFICIAL SPRING FLING PARTY AT THE ISLAND CLUB MAY 29TH. We will wait until we can have a proper event, as we have had at the Island Club for over 20 years. Read the Spring Fling’s COVID-19 Response at https://www.islandclub.com/blog/official-2020-put-in-bay-spring-fling-at-the-island-club-is-postponed/ as well as the most current Put-in-Bay coronavirus updates and know when island businesses will be starting up again at https://putinbay.com/put-in-bay-coronavirus-update/ *** The Put-in-Bay Spring Fling 2020 at... View More

Annual Island Club Fall Ball Party

** CANCELLED FOR 2020, please come back in 2021 ** The unofficial end of Put in Bay summer fun is the annual Put-in-Bay Island Club Fall Ball. We’ve surpassed the 20th Anniversary of this incredible event! This event was the original street party which spawned the Island Club Spring Fling. It has grown in size each year for exactly two decades as more and more people hear about it. Where is the Fall Ball? The party is hosted at the Island Club Rentals subdivision and is exclusively for select guests.... View More

Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration

*** Event Update – the Brig Niagara is cancelled this year ***   Join locals and visitors of Put-in-Bay as we welcome the US Brig Niagara for the Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration. This historic replica is traditionally at the port in Erie, PA, but we it will be OURS for one weekend this summer. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry commanded the original relief vessel and was a key element to the success of the War of 1812. Now, this replica’s use is exhibition and sailing training. Thanks to the Put-in-Bay Jet... View More

Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion

Bring your Jeep up to the Bay for the Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion to show it off! There is a scavenger hunt, and the Jeeps will be joining the weekly antique car parade. You’ll get to see some awesome vintage Jeeps and other antique vehicles and have a fantastic weekend getaway at the Bay! Friday July 19th On Friday there will be a light dinner and reception at the shelter house in South Bass Island State Park. It’s here that you’ll pick up your registration packets and t-shirts. Saturday July 20th... View More

Annual Jose DeRivera Founder’s Day Celebration

*** The “regular” Founders Day has been Cancelled, check back in 2021 *** UPDATE: This 2020 season, due to the Ohio Governor’s rules regarding public festivals, social distancing, and masking, you will find local businesses celebrating inside of their own bars and restaurants and shops instead of at the park with the usual mass gathering. But don’t worry! This will still be a great weekend, so please come visit and enjoy! One of the most heartfelt weekends of the summer is Founder’s Day. Jose DeRivera was a Hispanic merchant who... View More

Annual Pyrate Fest

*** Event Update – the PyrateFest is cancelled this year *** For over 10 years in a row pirates be invadin’ Put-in-Bay’s downtown harbor on Friday at 4:00 PM to open the Annual Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest. Grab your wooden leg and your pet parrot, because you’re going to need them. Saturday will be an exciting day for kids and adult full of fun activities. Make sure you don’t miss the Pirate Parade downtown and the best Costume Contest this side of Lake Erie. Adults and children are both encouraged to... View More

Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade

There is no better feeling than bringing your fur-baby along for a little adventure. Join us for our annual Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade. Registration begins at 10 am at the DeRivera Park gazebo and this long-standing island event promptly starts 10:30 am. Your dog can enter the parade for a nominal $10 entry fee. Registration includes a doggie goodie bag and you can compete for prizes as well. Looking for a way to show everyone that your dog is the best? We are sure your pup will find a way into the... View More

Put-in-Bay’s Mardi Gras Weekend

***Postponed – Please Check Back Again Soon*** Did you miss Mardi Gras week in New Orleans? Don’t fret we will bring Mardi Gras to Put-in-Bay instead? You know we are a bunch of suckers for a good party. Put-in-Bay will be celebrating an island-wide Mardi Gras weekend on the island. Get ready to collect some beads, because things are about to get crazy. Join your friends and head out to some of Put-in-Bay’s Best Bars for Mardi Gras-style celebrations. Mardi Gras Weekend Favorites The Reel Bar (check out this mouth-watering... View More

Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend

If you love great summer weather and good times, and you’re also a history buff, this is the Put-in-Bay weekend for you. Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend is a grand occasion where the island remembers its incredible place in American history with reenactments, live entertainment, and art. It’s an excellent opportunity to have fun, learn, and enjoy Put-in-Bay for a weekend The Battle of Lake Erie The War of 1812 was not going particularly well for the fledgling nation of America prior to September 10, 1813. The British mounted many successful campaigns... View More