Welcome to Put In Bay Reservations Event Calendar
St. Patrick’s Day at The Bay Mar 17
Cross the Lake Erie ice this St. Patrick’s Day and have some pre-season fun at Put-in-Bay! Join the island locals for an Irish inspired day of partying. Wear your four-leaf clovers, grab your green goodies, and get ready to celebrate the Luck O’ The Irish with a pinch of island inspiration. Canada might be closest but on St. Patrick’s Day we are all Irish! Did you know? Put-in-Bay actually has over 180 full-time residents! With that said, our tourist season starts April 1st. If you come in the off-season there…More Information
Put-in-Bay Open For Season! Apr 01
Spring has arrived and Put-in-Bay is officially open for season! The ice is melting, the sun is out, and now it’s time to wish winter farewell and make an island getaway. We’re so excited to welcome so many new and returning guests to Put-in-Bay this season. You can expect to experience some much-needed relaxation as you enjoy all that Put-in-Bay Ohio has to offer. Additionally, visitors that plan their trips around season-open will receive additional perks. April weekends are bonus weekends at the Island Club and the Put-in-Bay Condos. It…More Information
Bachelorette/Bachelor Weekend #1 Apr 05 - 06
At the beginning of each new season engaged ladies and gentlemen bring their wedding parties to Put-in-Bay for one of the wildest weekends on the island! The first and third weekend in April is known to be one of the most popular times to visit Put-in-Bay bars, nightclubs, and party hubs. Bachelor(ette)s bring their bridesmaids and/or groomsmen for one last adventure before they tie the knot. With that said, April is also the island’s season starter so there are plenty of great hotel/rental home rates to choose from. Island Club…More Information
The ‘Whiskey’ light, hanging over the Round House Bar entrance, is one of the most symbolic treasures of Put-in-Bay. When the Whiskey light is turned on it lets all of the local islanders, boaters, and visitors know that ‘the bar is officially open’ and the season has officially begun. This tradition dates by several decades and is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year. With over 140 years of rich history, the Round House Bar has become an adored Put-in-Bay landmark. Originally built with hospitality in mind, the…More Information
Bachelor/Bachelorette Weekend #2 Apr 19 - 20
Spring has arrived and love is blooming! During the first and third weekends in April, Put-in-Bay welcomes thousands of Bachelor and Bachelorette Weekend Party celebrations. Soon-To-Be’s, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen fill the streets for a weekend long celebration at some of the most hopping Put-in-Bay bars, pubs, and nightclubs on the island. April is also the island’s season starter so there is a fantastic opportunity to save big with hotel/rental home early-bird rates.Island Club Home Rentals and the Put-in-Bay Condos offer April bonus weekends for these early guest. Release the pre-wedding…More Information
Annual Mr. Ed’s Pajama Party Apr 20
Break out those sexy and fun pajamas and head on over to Put-in-Bay for the Annual Mr. Ed’s Pajama Party weekend. The start of the season is here and Put-in-Bay is ready to celebrate. Dust off those silly, or silky pajamas you’ve had packed away all winter and come ready to party. DJ’s will be pumping out the jams and local entertainers will be performing all weekend long to keep the party alive! If you’re coming to Put-in-Bay be ready to get down! You will also be able to participate…More Information
Annual Draft Day 5k Apr 27
Who doesn’t love food, football, exercise, and giving back?! On the last Saturday in April 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,…More Information
Put-in-Bay Island Club Spring Fling Party May 03 - 04
The unofficial start of the Put-in-Bay Ohio summer season is the annual Put-in-Bay Island Club Spring Fling party. We’ve been hosting this infamous event for over 20 years now! This event was the original street party which spawned the Island Club Fall Ball. It has grown in size each year for more than two decades as more and more people hear about it and come to visit the island. Where is the Spring Fling? The party is hosted at the Island Club Rentals subdivision and is exclusively for invited guests.…More Information
Break out the tequila and cut up the limes, because Cinco de Mayo is here! Similar to St. Patrick’s Day when everyone is Irish, on Cinco de Mayo everyone on the island is Mexican! Join us for a weekend full of fiesta fun. You will find a selection of bars and restaurants ready to serve you all the Mexican food and drinks Put-in-Bay has to offer. Put-in-Bay Cinco de Mayo Celebration Favorites Rita’s Cantina Rita’s Cantina offers refreshing margaritas, tequila, and delicious tacos! Located at the Boardwalk Restaurant complex, Rita’s…More Information
Put In Bay Events for Every Visitor
The calendar of events in Put In Bay is extensive. The island has become known for its ability to entertain just about anyone, from those on a couple’s retreat to large groups celebrating a future bride or groom. With musical and adventure-filled events during the day—not to mention the beach—and a hoppin’ nightlife after the sun goes down, Put In Bay is the perfect place for a group to bond and take in the summer.
There are even plenty of events families can enjoy together, like the Put In Bay Pooch Parade, Arts on Erie Week and Perry’s Victory Triathlon, Duathalon & Family Races. The little ones will also enjoy Nature Camp and Junior Sailing Regattas.
The Put In Bay events season officially kicks off in April with the lighting of the Whiskey sign at the Roadhouse Bar. For those who just can’t wait, the island throws a mean St. Patrick’s Day celebration in March. The fun continues with pajama parties, spring flings and Cinco de Mayo. Star-studded performances grace our stages and 5ks and sporting events cover our parklands throughout the summer. There is literally something for everyone on our calendar of events.
But that means lodging in Put In Bay fills up fast—especially for our most popular events. So book early (and book often!). Put In Bay Reservations is your one-stop website for comparing, viewing 3D virtual tours and booking your Put In Bay hotel, house or group stay. We’ve narrowed down your search to only the most prime and perfectly priced lodging options on Put In Bay. Click here to take a look.