B1G Game Weekend at the Bay

Ohio State vs. Michigan – Big 10 Weekend Football – Does life get any better than this?!? Even though we may have to wait another year for “the Big Game” to be played live on the field, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our teams and our fall traditions. Get your jersey ready and put on your game face. It’s the biggest day in college football and crowds will gather at Mr. Ed’s downtown next to the Commodore Resort and at Joe’s Bar out by the Island Club Home Rentals.... View More

2020 Bash on the Bay 4

*** Event Update – the Bash on the Bay is cancelled this year ***   Bash on the Bay Bash on the Bay is a huge country music festival where concertgoers can see headliners Kid Rock, Rascal Flatts, and Toby Keith on Lake Erie! The concert takes place at the Put-in-Bay airport which shuts down for the event. Last year was a huge success and almost all Put-in-Bay lodging sold out easily and with demand only climbing we recommend booking ASAP! The Bash on the Bay concert lineup announcement for 2020... View More

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

Fourth of July Fireworks

*** Event Update – the Fireworks is cancelled this year ***   Join us in downtown Put-in-Bay every year on 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... View More

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... 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

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... View More

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... 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