Put-in-Bay Island Club Spring Fling Party

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.…

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Fourth of July Fireworks

Join us in downtown Put-in-Bay every yea ron the 4th of July at dusk for the annual fireworks show. Put-in-Bay businesses get together to sponsor this great display of pyrotechnics downtown in the harbor. Grab a seat on the lawn of Perry’s Monument or if you are lucky, sit at the Keys at an outdoor table. Fun for the whole family! While fireworks may seem like a very American tradition, especially on the Fourth of July, their origins go back centuries before the first Independence Day fireworks display in Philadelphia…

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Bash on the Bay – featuring Kid Rock

Each year, Put-in-Bay holds a huge concert at the Put-in-bay Airport featuring a country-ish superstar. The next big name to headline the island is Kid Rock, also featuring Uncle Kracker and some other acts. This event announcement was so huge that every lodging on the island is already sold out, and every ticket online is already sold out. The island will be packed for this Put-in-Bay superstar and performance. Kid Rock started his professional music career as a self-taught rapper and DJ, releasing his debut album Grits Sandwiches for Breakfast…

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Annual Island Club Fall Ball Party

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. Guests of the Island Club, Commodore Resort, Put-in-Bay Condos, Victory…

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Bash on the Bay – Rascal Flatts Concert

On August 30, Put-in-Bay Ohio will host its second annual Bash on the Bay Country Music Festival featuring Ohio’s own Rascal Flatts! The performance is a part of Rascal Flatts “Back to US” tour. The festival will take place at the Put-in-Bay Airport. Gates will open at 3 PM. Several bands will play before Rascal Flatts takes the stage, including Chris Lane, The Cory Farley Band and 2 more acts that will be announced soon! Tickets for the festival go on sale Friday, April 20. through Etix.com. Gate times will…

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Canada Day

Canada, Oh, Canada! How we love you so! Join us as we celebrate Canada Day at Put-in-Bay. We hope you like cake because we are ready to party. Come to South Bass Island on Canada Day weekend and explore the partnership with Canada and the United States. Make sure to visit Perry’s Victory Visitor Center during your trip and pay your respects to those that fought against each other in the War of 1812. This is the only national monument designated as a reminder to international peace and unity. Canada Day is…

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Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration

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 Express, Lake Erie Shores & Islands and the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce the…

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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 27th 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 28th…

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Annual Jose DeRivera Founder’s Day Celebration

One of the most heartfelt weekends of the summer is Founder’s Day. Jose DeRivera was a Hispanic merchant who purchased the South Bass, Middle Bass, Sugar, Gibraltar, Ballast, and Starve Islands for the sum of $44,000 in 1854. Then, Jose sold off parcels of the land to the community for a fraction of the price. He sold the school property for $1 and the St. Paul’s church property for $10. Founder’s Day is in place to celebrate the rich history, strong island heritage and the impact DeRivera’s good deeds had…

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