October Events in NE Ohio

Fall is here! We've rounded up of events happening in Ashtabula & Lake Counties this October. Mark your calendars and book your stay. 

Bula BrewFest

October 1st, 2022 - Head to the Historic Ashtabula Harbor for craft beer samples, local food, games, & more! This event will be located in the public parking lot next to Cloven Hoof in the Historic Ashtabula Harbor. Over a dozen breweries from around the area! Get your tickets here.

Brant's Apple Orchard Fall Festival

October 1st & 2nd, 2022 - Join Brant's Apple Orchard for a weekend full of fall fun including craft show, 5k race, kids carnival, pony rides, petting zoo, apple launching, horse drawn carriage rides, and more!

Don't forget to order something from their deli and one of their famous apple cider slushies. 

The Winery at Spring Hill

October 1st & 2nd - The Winery at Spring Hill will be celebrating their annual CiderFest this weekend, October 1st & 2nd.

Guests can enjoy live entertainment, delicious food & wine, hard cider, & the craft and flea market!

Covered Bridge Festival

October 8th & 9th - 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.

Harvest in the Harbor

October 8th - The Historic Ashtabula Harbor is celebrating fall with their annual Harvest in the Harbor. Enjoy the pumpkin patch scarecrow, pumpkin cutout for selfies, cider and donuts, fire chili, clam chowder, sidewalk chalk, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin wood carving demos, live music, & baked goods.

Harvest Crush Tour & Tasting

October 5th, 12th, 19th, & 26th - Join Grand River Cellars & Debonne Vineyards every Wednesday in October for the Harvest Crush Tour & Tasting.

Start at 1pm at Grand River Cellars Winery & Restaurant for a food and wine experience in the Wine Cave. Then drive down the road to Debonne Vineyards for a tour and tasting. Get your tickets here.

Adult Trick or Treat Wine & Cocktail Trail

October 1st - 31st - visit participating locations from noon-5pm for seasonal treats, sangrias & cocktails!

Locations include Grand River Cellars, Debonne Vineyards, Cask 307, South River Vineyard, Red Eagle Distillery and (new this year) Black Door Tavern. Enjoy 2 wine samples or a mini cocktail and a fall-themed or ghoulish appetizer for $8 per person at each location. 

Pick up a trail card at any location and turn in your completed card at your last stop within the month of October to enter to win an Overnight Wine Country Getaway Package.

GOTL Halloween Bar Crawl

October 1st-31st - Visit any of the participating locations to pick up your bar crawl sheet. Once you make a qualifying purchase at each location, you can redeem your FREE GOTL Halloween Bar Crawl t-shirt!

Participating locations are: East End Bar & Grill, High Tide, GOTL Brewing Co., The Triangle, Off the Chart, Goblin Wine & Ale House, Game On!, Yankies, Sportsterz Bar & Grill, & The Cove.

Dinner & Thrill at Grand River Cellars & Regal Vineyards

October 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, & 29th - Join Grand River Cellars and Regal Vineyards for the annual Dinner and a Thrill Package! Stop at Grand River Cellars for dinner before visiting the Haunted Winery for an evening of chills and thrills. Your $32 package gives you $15 towards any appetizer/dinner AND admits you into the Haunted Winery & Corn Maze (a $40 value). Get your tickets here.