OSU’s Marching Band Comes To PIB

The Best Damn Band In The Land Joins Us For BicenTEN Get ready to experience a spectacular event as the Ohio State Marching Band returns to Put-in-Bay, Ohio, for an unforgettable day of performances and festivities on September 3rd. The world-famous band, known as The Best Damn Band In The Land, will not only dazzle you with their musical prowess, but they will also bring an unparalleled energy that will resonate throughout the island. After a decade since their last memorable visit, the band’s return is highly anticipated and is... View More

St. Patrick’s Day at The Bay

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... View More

Put-in-Bay Open For Season!

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... View More

Put in Bay Bachelor and Bachelorette Parties

An Insider’s Guide to Put-in-Bay Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties There’s no better place to celebrate your recent engagement than Put-in-Bay, Ohio! This small town on South Bass Island has everything you need for the perfect bachelor or bachelorette party. From rocky lakeside beaches to delicious food to great nightlife, our tiny island has it all. During the first and third weekends in April, Put-in-Bay transforms into the ultimate bachelor and bachelorette destination. It’s one of the most popular times to visit the island’s restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. Step away from... View More

Bachelor/Bachelorette Weekend #2

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 guests. Release the pre-wedding... View More

Annual Mr. Ed’s Pajama Party

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... View More

Whiskey Light at The Round House Bar

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... View More

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

Put-in-Bay Cinco de Mayo Celebration

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... View More