The Wineries of the Grand River Valley welcome you to their 21st Annual Ice Wine Festival. Enjoy wine samples paired with appetizers or desserts for $10 per person, per location 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.
On Monday, April 8, 2024, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse, including right here in Ashtabula County. A total solar eclipse is a rare and spectacular event. On average, one happens somewhere on the Earth only once every 1.5 years. Only 21 total solar eclipses have crossed the lower 48 states in the entire existence of the United States. The last total solar eclipse visible in Ohio was in 1806. The next total solar eclipse in Ohio will be in the year 2099. Book your stay today!
Hop from place-to-place sampling wines paired with Easter & Spring appetizers & desserts on the Bunny Hop Wine & Cocktail Trail! This trail runs from April 9th-30th, 2024 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.
The Wine n' Bloom Trail is 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.
Bring a chair and line the strip at Geneva-on-the-Lake for the summer kick-off parade to celebrate the start to 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 2024 season.
Enjoy a food & wine tour with your pup on the Woof, Wag, & Wine Trail! Participating wineries include Grand River Cellars, Debonne Vineyards, and Cask 307 Winery. You can spread your visits out over the entire event duration. Your ticket includes an appetizer, wine samples, a dog treat at each location, and a bandana for your dog.
Ashtabula Harbor will be filled with beach glass creations large and small during the Annual Beach Glass Festival. Vendors and collectors gather to show off their treasures. Come for beautiful beach glass art and delicious food.
The Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club's Summer 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.
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 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. Be sure to visit the D-Day Ohio WWII Museum while you're in town.
The biggest bike rally in Northeast Ohio, always the weekend after Labor Day! The Geneva-on-the-Lake "Strip" is alive during Thunder on the Strip with stunt shows, live entertainment, vendors village, and a bike parade! Book your stay early, rooms fill up fast for this annual event.
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.
Celebrate the grape harvest at the annual Grape Jamboree, a 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.
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 Covered Bridge Festival central celebration in Jefferson for the parade, Queen's pageant, fair food, crafts, antique cars and antique engines, entertainment, & quilt show.
Trot through Ohio Wine Country sampling wine and perfectly paired appetizers on the Turkey Trot Wine Trail. Pick up a bottle or two to serve with your favorite Thanksgiving dish.
Come join the village of Geneva-on-the-Lake for a small town Christmas celebration during Holidays in the Village! For the first two weekends of December, the village will come alive with Christmas cheer and holiday activities. Holiday pop-up shops will be open for Christmas shopping and the restaurants & bars will be fully decorated and offering seasonal specials.