Fairs And Festivals

Here is a list of upcoming fairs and festivals:

June 12-15
Holy Rosary Festival
St. Marys, Ohio
Fun and entertainment for the entire family. Rides, games and food stands as well as live musical performances.

June 26-28
Maria Stein Country Fest
Maria Stein, Ohio
Totally free entertainment beginning with the featured performance with the Big Air Insanity Freestyle Mototcross show and the nationally known Country Fest Tractor Square Dancers. Additional features include Garden,  Antique and Stock tractor pulls, Cruise-In Car Show,  Chainsaw wood carving,  Go Kart Races . Competitions in Mini-Indy car, Diaper Derby, Punt-Pass-Kick, Quarterback Challenge and a 5K Run/Walk. Tournaments include Volleyball, Dodgeball, Corn Hole and 3 on 3 Basketball. The festival plays music for all ages throughout the weekend, and has plenty of food to satisfy everyone’s palate, plus a petting zoo, games, rides, and fun for all.   

July 3-4
Independence Day  Celebration
New Knoxville, Ohio
Food and beer tents open at 4 p.m. Friday. There will be a book sale, cash and prize raffle, dunk-tank, inflatable rides for the kids, softball tournament, American Legion live duck races and live music. On Saturday there will be a 5K walk and run, a one mile fun run, cornhole tournament, BBQ chicken dinners and a fireworks display Saturday night. Fun for the whole family both days.

July 3-5
Freedom Days
Celina, Ohio
Great music, kids games, food and activities for the whole family including live music each night.

July 15-19
Summer Moon Festival
Wapakoneta, Ohio
The festivities kick off with the Miss Summer Moon Festival Scholarship Pageant on Wednesday. The rest of the week and weekend includes rides, food, bed races, free entertainment, a car show, baggo/corn hole tournament, YMCA Bike Ride, Run to the Moon, a Farmer’s Market, Poker Run Fishing Derby and much more.  Events at the museum will include an appearance by a NASA astronaut, astronaut trivia and space inflatables.

July 24-26
Lake Festival
Celina, Ohio
The Celina Lake Festival includes fun on Grand Lake St. Marys for the whole family.  There is a Miss Lake Festival Scholarship Pageant, a pancake breakfast, craft show and parade to enjoy as well as entertainment, food stands, activities for the kids and much more.

July 25
New Bremen Fireman's Picnic
New Bremen, Ohio

August 2-8
Auglaize County Fair
Wapakoneta, Ohio
From free entertainment for kids and adults to rides and food stands. From junior fair exhibits to a cheerleader competition the Auglaize County Fair has something for everyone to enjoy.

August 6-9
World’s Longest Yard Sale
Find great deals and steals during the world’s longest garage sale right along US 127.

August 13-16
St. Marys, Ohio
The annual SummerFest in 2014 has a 5K run, co-ed volleyball tournament, car show, corn hole tournament, softball games and a parade as well food stands, rides and entertainment for the whole family.

August 14-20
Mercer County Banner Fair
Celina, Ohio
The fair will also offer free entertainment, food stands, junior fair exhibits, the crowning of Junior Fair King and Queen, rides for the kids and much more.

August 14-16
New Bremen, Ohio
The 2015 Bremenfest celebration will involve musical performances, Little Miss and Queen Pageants, cheer competition, fun run, bike tour, car show and chili cook-off. Mud volleyball, dodgeball and a parade as well as rides and food will keep the whole family entertained all weekend long.

August 22-23
Governor’s Cup Regatta
Celina, Ohio
Boat racing returns to Grand Lake St. Marys with opening ceremonies Saturday at noon. The trophy presentation will be held 30 minutes after the last heat on Sunday. Pancake breakfasts each morning and food concession stands along Lake Shore Drive will be available.

September 6
125th Annual Fryburg Homecoming

September 25-26
New Bremen, Ohio

September 26
Second-Ever Grand Lake Marathon
St. Marys and Celina, Ohio
Come cheer on the more than one thousand runners who are expected to take part in this event. The half marathon ends in downtown St. Marys while the marathon ends in Celina.

October 2-4
Oktoberfest, Minster, Ohio
Free entertainment from rock music to traditional German Polka, food stands and beer stands all weekend long. Traditional German fare and Beer Tray Relay bring people from all over.
There will be the annual Little Miss and Miss Oktoberfest competitions, the annual 10K race and craft show and much more available all weekend long.

October 18
Miami Erie Canal
Walk with Nature & Fall Festival
St. Marys, Ohio
The walk starts at noon in Memorial Park in St. Marys. A Craft show and non profit booths will be set up as well.