2018 summer fairs and festivals

MGN

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Summer has officially begun and that means it's time for local fairs and festivals! Below is a list of festivals and fairs happening around NW Ohio and SE Michigan:

Lighthouse Waterfront Festival- Maumee Bay, Oregon, Ohio July 7th-8th
Featuring:
Huge silent auction
Boat rides
Kids Activities including a magician

Lucas County Fair- Maumee, Ohio July 10th-15th
Tickets $6
Children 12 and under FREE
Parking $5
FREE gate admission Tuesday and Wednesday from 9am-3pm
*Does not include parking or rides
Featuring:
Sporting activities
Animal shows and events
Rides and kids entertainment

Montpelier Bean Days Balloon Fest- Montpelier, Ohio July 20-21st
Featuring:
Laser light show
Petting zoo
Beer garden

Pizza Palooza- Sylvania, Ohio July 20th-21st
Tickets $6 Adults; $4 for 5-12 and 4-under FREE
Featuring:
Pizza Vendors
Desert vendors
Bands and music

Toledo African American Festival: Promenade Park, Toledo, Ohio July 22nd
12pm-9pm
Tickets are $10 for General Admission $20 for VIP
Parade at 10am

Lenawee County Fair- Adrian, Michigan July 22nd-28th
Tickets are $5 and Kids 9 and under FREE
Featuring:
Western Days rodeo
Joe Diffie concert
Figure eight car and truck demolition

Ottawa County Fair- Oak Harbor, Ohio July 16-22
Tickets $5
Featuring:
Chainsaw carving
Square dancing
The Junk concert

Seneca County Fair- Tiffin, Ohio July 23rd-29th
Featuring:
IPRA Broken Horn Rodeo
Demolition Derby
OSTPA Tractor and Truck Pull

Monroe County Fair- Monroe, Michigan July 29th-August 4th
Featuring:
Budweiser Clydesdales
Toppermost Beatles tribute band
Matt King Elvis impersonator

Art on the Mall: July 29th 10am-5pm
Featuring: Arts & Crafts
Music
Food
Kids' Activities

Monroe County Fair- Monroe, Michigan July 29th-August 4th
Featuring:
Budweiser Clydesdales
Toppermost Beatles tribute band
Matt King Elvis impersonator

Wood County Fair- Bowling Green, Ohio July 30th-August 6th
Tickets are $7 and Kids 9 and under are FREE
Featuring:
Catch a pig contest
Mini bird houses
Three Dog Night concert

Jeep Fest: August 10-12
Featuring: Concert by KC and the Sunshine Band
Parade
Car Show
Bands & Entertainment
Kid's Zone
4 Mile Run & 1 Mile Walk
Ceremony
Raffle

Henry County Fair- Napoleon, Ohio August 10-17th
Featuring:
Keith Anderson concert
The Kentucky Headhunters concert

Summer Fair- Maumee, Ohio August 10th-11th
Featuring:
150 arts and crafts booths
Beer Garden both nights
Taste of Maumee food vendors
Popular Kid's Zone with inflatables and painting

Flag City Festival- Findlay, Ohio August 10th-12th
Featuring:
Balloon flying
Outdoor activities
Shows and entertainment

Tractor Pulling- Bowling Green, Ohio August 16th-18th
Tickets are $20; $40 and Weekend Pass $100
Featuring:
250+ pullers
Outdoor shows and activities

Northwest Ohio Rib Off- Maumee, Ohio August 16th-19th
Tickets range from $17-$45
Featuring:
Morris Day, August 16
Michael McDonald, August 17
Lee Brice, August 18
Family Day, August 19

Toledo Pride Festival- Toledo, Ohio August 17th-18th
Featuring:
Social parade celebration
5k and fun run
Food and activity vendors

Swanton Corn Festival- Swanton, Ohio August 18th
Featuring:
Rodney Parker & Liberty Beach
Parade
Corn hole tournament

Levis Commons Fine Arts Festival- Perrysburg, Ohio August 18th-19th
Featuring:
Fine dining
Art judging
Shopping

Birmingham Ethnic Festival- Toledo, Ohio August 19th
Featuring:
Cultural displays
Hungarian food
Variety of music

Defiance County Fair- Defiance, Ohio August 19-26th
Tickets are $8 for adults; $5 for students (9-17)
Featuring:
Barn dance
Food vendors
Xtreme cheer competition

Sandusky County Fair- Fremont, Ohio August 21st-26th
Tickets range from $7-$25 Parking is $2
Featuring:
Tug a truck
NTPA tractor pulls
Fremont speedway races

German American Festival- Oak Shade Grove, Oregon, Ohio August 24th-26th
Tickets are single day $8; 2-Day $14; 3-Day $19 & Children 12 and under FREE
Featuring:
Stone throwing contest
German American foods and baked goods
Traditional German music

Hancock County Fair- Findlay, Ohio August 31st-September 2nd
Featuring:
Cookie eating contest
HCAS Ninja Warrior adult contest
Duct tape/upcycling challenge

Fulton County Fair- Wauseon, Ohio August 31st-September 6th
Tickets are $5 for adults & Children 15 and under FREE
Featuring:
Loverboy & Survivor concert
Travis Tritt concert
Demolition derby

Greek-American Festival-Toledo, Ohio September 7th-9th
Tickets are $6 (Friday 11am-3pm FREE); Sunday $3 & children 12 and under FREE
Featuring:
Greek boutique
Greek food
Greek cooking demonstrations

Black Swamp Arts Festival- Bowling Green, Ohio September 7th-9th
Featuring:
More than 150 art booths
Kiwanis youth arts village
Beer Garden
Chalk Walk

Williams County Fair- Montpelier, Ohio September 8th-15th
Featuring:
Power wheels derby
Diamond J Rodeo
ARMA lawn mower racing

Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival- Lakeside, Ohio October 13th 9am-4pm
Featuring:
Pumpkin Decorating
Hayrides
Tours

Northwood Fall Festival- Northwood, Ohio October 13th
Featuring:
Beer tent with live band
Corn hole tournament
Food vendors

Grand Rapids Apple Butter Fest: Grand Rapids, Ohio October 14th
7am-5pm
Featuring: Historical reenactment
Pioneer demonstrations
Crafts
Live Music
Food