Festival season: A guide to summer events


A guide to summer events

By Tara Jones - tjones@limanews.com



Caramel apples tempt passersby at a food truck.

Caramel apples tempt passersby at a food truck.


The Lima News file

Miles Dellinger, 2, of Euclid, holds the steering wheel of a John Deere tractor at the Allen County Fair last year.

Miles Dellinger, 2, of Euclid, holds the steering wheel of a John Deere tractor at the Allen County Fair last year.


The Lima News file

Art awaits a new owner at a booth at a past Peony Festival in Van Wert.


The Lima News file

Residents take a ride during Star Spangled Spectacular at Faurot Park last year.


The Lima News file

Eighth grader Matt Cira, of Lima, spins the cake table wheel during the St. Gerard Festival last year.


The Lima News file

LIMA — This year’s summer celebrations will look a little different as events get canceled or shuffled around.

Use this list to plan your summer and stay up to date on the status of your favorite summertime staples. Event organizers: If your event does not appear here or has been postponed, email details to Tara Jones.

JUNE

June 4 to 6 — Get the Carp Outta Here Fishing Derby, Grand Lake St. Marys

June 12 to 14 — Holy Rosary Festival, St. Marys

June 12 to 14 — St. Wendelin Festival, Fostoria

June 18 to 21 — Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee

June 19 to 20 — Rockford Community Days

June 19 to 20 — St. Mary of the Woods Festival, Russells Point

June 20 — Findlay Country Fest

June 22 to 27 — Putnam County Fair, Ottawa

JULY

July 3 — Lighting up the Sky Independence Day fireworks, Findlay

July 3 to 4 — Delphos Kiwanis Fourth of July Celebration

July 3 to 4 — Independence Day Celebration, Grand Lake St. Marys

July 3 to 4 — Old Fashioned Farmers Days, Van Wert

July 3 to 5 — Freedom Days Picnic, Celina

July 4 — Indian Lake Beach Spectacular, Lakeview

July 10 to 11 — Firemans Jamboree, Cridersville

July 11 — License to Cruise, Delphos

July 11 — Putt around the Lake, Russells Point

July 12 to 18 — Logan County Fair, Bellefontaine

July 12 to 20 — Summer Moon Festival, Wapakoneta

July 23 to 26 — Wetzelland, Grover Hill

July 24 to 26 — Celina Lake Festival

July 30 to Aug. 2 — 60th annual Coldwater Community Picnic

July 31 to Aug. 1 — Rock the Lake, Lakeview

July 31 to Aug. 1 — NTPA Grand Nationals, Fort Recovery

July 31 to Aug. 1 — 2020 Lima Half-Mile, Allen County Fairgrounds

July 31 to Aug. 2 — Schoolhouse Farms in Bloom Festival, Rockford

July 31 to Aug. 2 — St. Gerard Festival, St. Gerard Church/School, Lima

AUGUST

Aug. 2 to 8 — Auglaize County Fair, Wapakoneta

Aug. 6 to 9 — World’s Longest Yard Sale, US Route 127

Aug. 7 — Little Nashville, Ottawa

Aug. 9 — Party at the Beach, Lakeview

Aug. 14 to 16 — Bremenfest, New Bremen

Aug. 14 to 16 — Flag City BalloonFest, Findlay

Aug. 14 to 16 — Fort Fest, Fort Jennings

Aug. 14 to 16 — Poultry Days, Versailles

Aug. 14 to 16 — St. Marys Summerfest

Aug. 14 to 20 — Mercer County Fair, Celina

Aug. 21 to 29 — Allen County Fair, Lima

Aug. 28 to 29 — Rustic Farmhouse Vendor Market, Auglaize County Fairgrounds

Aug. 29 — Boogie on Main Street, Findlay

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 1 to 7 — Van Wert County Fair, Van Wert

Sept. 2 to 7 — Hancock County Fair, Findlay

Sept. 4 to 6 — Max’s Trader Days and Water Dog Races, Lima

Sept. 5 to 6 — Ottoville Park Carnival

Sept. 5 to 7 — West Liberty Labor Day Festival

Sept. 6 — Ring of Fire, Indian Lake

Sept. 8 to 13 — Hardin County Fair, Kenton

Sept. 11 and 12 — Sidney Music and Arts Festival

Sept. 25 to 27 — Indian Lake State Park Fall Festival, Lakeview

Sept. 26 — Oktoberfest Findlay

OCTOBER

Oct. 2 to 4 — Minster Oktoberfest

Oct 10 — Celina Downtown Fall Festival

Oct. 18 — St. Marys Walk with Nature Fall Festival

Oct. 23 to 25 — 35th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Ohio 4-Wheel Jamboree Nationals

CANCELED EVENTS

June 5 — License to Cruise, Delphos

June 5 to 7 — Van Wert Peony Festival

June 11 to 14 — Burkettsville Community Picnic

June 12 to 14 — Botkins Carousel

June 19 — Festival of Wheels, Bluffton

June 19 to 20 — Anna Homecoming Festival

June 20 — Houston Community Classic Festival

June 25 to 27 — Spencerville Summerfest postponed until September

June 26 to 28 — Maria Stein Country Fest

June 26 to 27 — New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration, fireworks still on June 27

June 27 to 28 — Art on the Beach, Oldfield Beach, Lakeview

July 3 to 4 — Liberty Days, Fort Loramie

July 4 — Star Spangled Spectacular, Lima

July 4 — St. Joseph Parish Fourth of July, Wapakoneta

July 10 to 12 — Tree Town Festival, Forest

July 18 — Antique Boat Show at the Harbor, Russells Point

July 18 to 21 — Lambert Days, Ohio City, fireworks still on July 17

July 26 to Aug. 1 — Shelby County Fair, Sidney

Caramel apples tempt passersby at a food truck.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/05/web1_apples.jpgCaramel apples tempt passersby at a food truck. The Lima News file
Miles Dellinger, 2, of Euclid, holds the steering wheel of a John Deere tractor at the Allen County Fair last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/05/web1_Fair-photo_01co.jpgMiles Dellinger, 2, of Euclid, holds the steering wheel of a John Deere tractor at the Allen County Fair last year. The Lima News file
Art awaits a new owner at a booth at a past Peony Festival in Van Wert.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/05/web1_peony.jpgArt awaits a new owner at a booth at a past Peony Festival in Van Wert. The Lima News file
Residents take a ride during Star Spangled Spectacular at Faurot Park last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/05/web1_rides-RP-005.jpgResidents take a ride during Star Spangled Spectacular at Faurot Park last year. The Lima News file
Eighth grader Matt Cira, of Lima, spins the cake table wheel during the St. Gerard Festival last year.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2020/05/web1_stgerard-May-05-20181.jpgEighth grader Matt Cira, of Lima, spins the cake table wheel during the St. Gerard Festival last year. The Lima News file
A guide to summer events

By Tara Jones

tjones@limanews.com

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

Reach Tara Jones at 567-242-0511.

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