The Popcorn Festival kicks off the Thursday night after the first weekend following Labor Day each year. The festivities begin with a parade at 6:00 which features over 300 participants. This fun event features over 200 vendors, crafts, and a free show for seniors. The Marion Popcorn Festival also features some big name entertainment on the main stage each night. Throughout the weekend you can participate in a corn toss tournament, enjoy rides, observe pageants and more!
Looking for a nontraditionally-themed festival? The Berlin Heights Basket Festival honors the local tradition of basket making. This family-friendly festival includes a baby contest, kiddie tractor pull, Grand Parade, Queen’s contest, open market, marble contest, flower show, the Charger Marching Band, eating contests, and food and craft vendors, along with a 5K Race, games, and live entertainment. Best of all, there is no admission fee!
Held in Marysville, festival-goers can enjoy watching hot air balloons fill the sky. Along with the weekend's hot air balloons, the festival also provides shows, food, and music. This is a great festival for the whole family!
Ohio Festivals 2015
Ohio is deemed to be one of the nation's leaders in industry. Tourism is a big part of the revenue of Ohio and one of the reasons is the plethora of events and festivals happening all year round. Aside from the most visited tourist destinations in Ohio, like the Indian burial grounds, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the presidential homes, tourists from all over the world visit Ohio to celebrate festivals.