20th Annual Ice Wine Festival - March 1st - 31st, 2023
The Wineries of the Grand River Valley welcome you to their 20th Annual Ice Wine Festival. Enjoy $8 wine samples paired with appetizers or desserts at the following locations: Debonné Vineyards, Ferrante Winery & Ristorante, Grand River Cellars Winery and Restaurant, Laurello Vineyards, CASK 307, South River Vineyards, & Red Eagle Distillery.
Hop from place-to-place sampling wines paired with Easter & Spring appetizers & desserts! This trail runs from April 1-30, 2023 from Noon-5 pm each day. Wine & food samplings are $8 per person at each location. Join the members of The Valley Wine Group on a trail to find the perfect wines to pair with your Easter feast and favorite Spring dishes with a chance to win an Overnight Wine Getaway when you complete the trail! At Grand River Cellars, Debonne Vineyards, Cask 307, South River Vineyard, Red Eagle Distillery, and Black Door Tavern.
Wine N Bloom Wine Trail - May 1st - 31st, 2023
A self-driving wine trail. Noon to 6 pm each day. Enjoy wine samples and appetizers at each of the participating wineries. Collect a different flowering annual plant at each winery. At a designated winery you will pick up a peck basket to carry your plants and a wine glass per person. Visit http://ohiowines.org/ for more information
Geneva-on-the-Lake Summer Kick Off Parade - May 13th, 2023
Bring a chair and line the strip at Geneva-on-the-Lake for a parade to kick off the summer season. This local treasure has been a tourist hot spot for over 150 years! Many seasonal businesses will be opening this day to kick off their 2023 season.
Woof, Wag, & Wine Trail
Woof, Wag, & Wine Trail - June 1st-30th, 2023
Enjoy a Food & Wine tour with your pup! Participating Wineries include Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant, Debonne Vineyards, and Cask 307 Winery. You can spread your visits out over the entire event duration (though your ticket only entitles you to a tasting at each winery once). Your ticket includes an appetizer, wine samples, a dog treat at each location, and a bandana for your dog.
Slice of Summer | Photo Courtesy of Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Slice of Summer - June 10th, 2023
A celebration of the beginning of summer in the Historic Ashtabula Harbor! Family events and activities up and down Bridge Street and at the Port Authority Park. Food, fun, and activities for all ages.
Beach Glass Festival | Historic Ashtabula Harbor
Ashtabula Harbor will be filled with beach glass creations large and small. Vendors and collectors gather to show off their treasures. Come for beautiful beach glass art and delicious food.
Ashtabula Country Antique Engine Club's Summer Show
This show is a continuous display of tractors, gas engines, antique cars and trucks, blacksmithing, wood carving, sawmill, planning, shingle mill, crafts, flea market, music, and so much more. Food is served all three days of the show. Dinner Bell Suppers Friday & Saturday nights starting at 4:30 pm.
Servants of Mary Festival - August 12th, 2023
Boasting the largest statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in North America, fireworks are the perfect backdrop to this celebration. Kids activities, face-painting, live entertainment, and authentic Mexican food. Mark your calendars! The event runs from 3pm-11pm. Parking is $20 per car and $150 per bus all day.
Wine & Walleye Festival | Photo Courtesy of By Dawn Bubonic
Live music & entertainment, lighthouse, river, and sunset boat tours. Saturday morning sailboat regatta is included in the festivities. Wine Garden Event Tent, providing some of the best wines from Grand River Valley. For all the details, ticket sales, and more please visit the Official Wine and Walleye Website.
D-Day Reenactment | Photo Courtesy of D-Day, Inc.
D-Day Reenactment - August 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2023
D-Day Ohio, Inc. will invade the Lake Erie shores of Conneaut, and stage the largest D-Day (1944) living history reenactment in the country. Featuring over 1,800 reenactors, spectators will witness a living tribute to the veterans of WWII through dress, mock battles, and living history displays.
Thunder on the Strip
The biggest bike rally in Northeast Ohio, always the weekend after Labor Day! The Geneva-on-the-Lake "Strip" is alive with stunt shows, live entertainment, vendors village, and a bike parade! Book your stay early, rooms fill up fast for this annual event.
Perch & Pilsner Festival Photo Credit: Dawn Bubonic
Perch & Pilsner Festival - September 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2023
Experience what Lake Erie has to offer! The annual Perch & Pilsner Festival takes place the second weekend in September. Visitors can enjoy craft beer, domestic beer, & local wines paired with delicious perch and walleye—all to the beat of live music with a fireworks finale.
Grape Jamboree Festival
Celebrate the grape harvest at the 58th annual Grape Jamboree, two-day festival! Visitors will enjoy a variety of grape-flavored products, like grape pie, freshly squeezed grape juice, wine, grape ice cream, and more. Participate in grape stomping, shop the vendors, and enjoy live music.
Covered Bridge Festival
Participate in a self-guided driving tour to each of our 19 covered bridges where you will find live music, refreshments, entertainment, and more. Visit the central Festival in Jefferson for the parade, Queen's pageant, fair food, crafts, antique cars and antique engines, entertainment, & quilt show.