Festival season: A guide to events June 7-13


By Tara Jones - tjones@limanews.com



Ne’Kaia Banks, of Lima, watches the paint brush while volunteer Ann Fischer, of Lima, paints her face into a cat during a past St. Gerard Festival on Robb Avenue in Lima.

Ne’Kaia Banks, of Lima, watches the paint brush while volunteer Ann Fischer, of Lima, paints her face into a cat during a past St. Gerard Festival on Robb Avenue in Lima.


File photo | The Lima News

LIMA — Festival season is officially in full swing.

Whether you are looking for the signature chicken wings at the St. Gerard Festival, attend the Jubilee Flower Show at the Peony Festival or listen to live music to raise money for Relay for Life, the area has the place for you.

Hope Fest — 6 p.m. to midnight today at Four Seasons Park, Kalida. Live music, games, food, beer tent.

Boogie on Main Street — 5 to 11 p.m. today in Downtown Findlay. Live entertainment, area food vendors, Kids Zone.

Holy Rosary Festival — 5 p.m. to midnight today and Saturday, noon to 8 p.m. Sunday at Holy Rosary Church, St. Marys. Live music, game truck, bingo.

St. Gerard Festival — 5 p.m. to midnight today, noon to midnight Saturday, noon to 10 p.m. Sunday at St. Gerard Church. Rides, games, food.

Pork Rind Heritage Festival — 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. today, 9 a.m. to midnight Saturday in downtown Harrod. Parade, car show, live music, beer garden.

Peony Festival — 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Fountain Park, Van Wert. Live music, art vendors, inflatables, Jubilee Flower Shower.

Burkettsville Community Picnic — 6 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Burkettsville Park. Live music, mud volleyball, kids tent, food vendors.

St. Wendelin Festival — 6 p.m. to midnight today, 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday at St. Wendelin Catholic Parish. Casino, golf scramble, live music.

Botkins Carousel — 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. today, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday in downtown Botkins. Live music, rides, Touch a Truck, vendors, parade.

Ghost Town Summer Crafts and Antiques Festival — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Ghost Town flea market, Findlay. Vendors, live music, climbing wall, laser guns, western actors.

Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee — 8:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. June 14, 9 a.m. to midnight June 15, 2 to 5 p.m. June 16 at Ambassador Park. Rides, inflatables, duck races, beer and wine tasting.

Ne’Kaia Banks, of Lima, watches the paint brush while volunteer Ann Fischer, of Lima, paints her face into a cat during a past St. Gerard Festival on Robb Avenue in Lima.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2019/06/web1_StGerard5.jpgNe’Kaia Banks, of Lima, watches the paint brush while volunteer Ann Fischer, of Lima, paints her face into a cat during a past St. Gerard Festival on Robb Avenue in Lima. File photo | The Lima News

By Tara Jones

tjones@limanews.com

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

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