Annual Draft Day 5k

Who doesn’t love food, football, exercise, and giving back?! On the first Sunday in May at 9:45 am, the All Sport FUNdamentals and the Lake Erie Islands Browns Backers will be presenting the Annual Draft Day 5k! Break out the cross-trainers and let’s get some steps in for a good cause! Everyone is welcomed and running experience doesn’t apply. Guests are encouraged to walk or run the Draft Day 5k, then celebrate the NFL draft picks once they’re done. All 5k participants will receive the Official Draft Day 5k Jersey,... View More

Invitational Mills Trophy Race

The Mills Trophy Race, sponsored by the Toledo Yacht Club, is known as ‘THE’ sailing race of the Lake Erie islands. Dating back to 1907 the original intention of the event was to merely test the navigational skills of the Lake Erie locals. Since then the race has been honored nearly every year ever since. What makes this race unique is that you compete at night. Put-in-Bay became more involved in the race in 1981 because it began at the harbor light and ended here at Put-in-Bay. Nearly 35+ years... View More

Put-in-Bay Cup 6v6 Soccer Tournament

Join us for one of the most highly anticipated events in Put-in-Bay’s event line up, The Put-in-Bay Cup. In essence, it’s one huge soccer party. Whether you come to play or to spectate this is sure to be a great time for fans on and off the field. The Put-in-Bay Cup has been organized by 6v6 Soccer for over a decade now and it has grown in popularity and attendance over the past several years. This soccer tournament is played on a much smaller field and only 6 players to... View More

I-LYA Power Boating Regattas

The I-LYA Power Boating Regattas are a classic Put-in-Bay event that draws boaters from all over to compete in the many events. There is a full schedule of activities for the boaters. These include various dinners, putt-putt, a fishing contest, pub crawls, and much much more. All of this revolves around various power boating competitions. Additionally, there is a junior power boat competition. There’s also the Commodore’s Trophy which tests boaters in a number of yachting disciplines. Components of the Commodore’s Trophy at the I-LYA Power Boating Regattas Predicted Log... View More

Annual J.F. Walleye’s 5k

Looking for a reason to make time for a late summer getaway? Join us on Middle Bass Island on the first Saturday in August for the Annual J.F. Walleye’s 5k run. The race will start between J.F. Walleye’s and historic Lonz Winery. As you make your way through the scenic course there will be beautiful views of the Put-in-Bay harbor and Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. You will be able to explore Middle Bass Island every step of the way and then complete your stride at J.F. Walleye’s. There... View More

Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay

The Volleyball Battle on Put-in-Bay is a day long volleyball event that draws over 2,500 players to the island! This is a massive event with teams from all over descending on the Bay to compete and have a great time playing the sport they love. The organizer of the event is Lakeview Beach Volleyball. The website for the Volleyball Battle can be found here. We recommend that you check it out soon. This is a very popular event and it will eventually fill up. Teams of any ability level can enjoy... View More

Muffins vs. Mossbacks Historical Baseball Game

Nothing says summer quite like an old-fashioned baseball game! South Bass Island is host to the perfect summer event. Each year, you can watch a historic game right on Put-in-Bay. Here, the Ohio Historical Society Muffins challenge the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks! The game follows the original rules of baseball. Muffins vs. Mossbacks is proudly sponsored by the Miller Boat Line. Muffins vs. Mossbacks Game Details: The Muffins vs. Mossback game begins at 2:00 pm. Grab a seat at the ballfield at 210 Concord Avenue. It’s easy to spot next to the... View More

Annual Miller Boat Line 5k

Love to run? Bring your running shoes to Put-in-Bay for the Annual Miller Boat Line 5k! Join over 800 other runners in a scenic race to the finish. This picturesque race course weaves through the scenic roads of South Bass Island. Breathe in the fresh island air and enjoy the scenery as you count the miles! Challenge yourself to break your personal record on this stunning course. Not about the speed? Enjoy the jog and the view! Race proceeds will benefit Mother of Sorrows Church. Fabulous winner trophies always inspire... View More

Annual Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion

The Put-in-Bay Road Race Reunion is an opportunity to proverbially travel back in time to the 1950’s and 60’s. You’ll see vintage automobiles racing around the island just as they did back then, on the public roads. The roads will be closed off and lined with bales of hay, for a fully authentic experience. Cars Eligible for Races Pre-1973 production cars with up to 3.0L engines Sports racers with up to 1.5L engines Vintage Formula Vee, F-Jr and F-Ford, as well as others, with an application. These will run on... View More