Ohio is known for wildly different types of cuisines, from barbecue to pizza to ice cream to fresh fruits and vegetables. This summer, go to one of Ohio’s food festivals and taste everything the state has to offer! Every Wednesday in June, we will be posting upcoming food festivals for you to enjoy in every region in Ohio. For more festivals and events, visit our Calendar of Events on ohio.org.
London Strawberry Festival, June 22-24 (London)
This annual festival takes place on the Thursday, Friday and Saturday after Father’s Day. Stroll through downtown London and enjoy rides, games and great food! Every food vendor must have something strawberry, and make sure you don’t miss the classic strawberry shortcake! Free nightly entertainment will also take place, as well as a car show benefiting cystic fibrosis charities.
Lorain International Festival, June 23-25 (Lorain)
Located along the scenic Black River, this festival features mouth-watering cuisine from all over the world. Watch the live entertainment, stop by the booths and try crafts, and visit downtown Lorain’s great shops and restaurants.
Cleveland Pizza Fest, June 23-25 (Cleveland)
Join pizza parlors from all across Northeast Ohio in this three-day festival at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Each vendor will sell sample-sized slices, so you can try pizza from every booth. Live music, motorcycle and car displays, corn hole, a charity 5K and more will also be taking place!
Mulberry Creek Herb Fair, June 24-25 (Huron)
Learn how to cook, decorate and grow herbs at this annual festival in Northeast Ohio. The food, wine and culture of France will be highlighted. Garden tours and a plant sale will also take place, so you can take home your own herbs to try out your new skills!
Waterfront Wine Festival, June 24 (Avon Lake)
Head to Veteran’s Park along beautiful Lake Erie for a day of wine sampling! Try wine from eight local wineries while watching the sun set over the water. Avon Lake’s best restaurants will also be serving food, and acoustic music will be playing. This night of wine, food and music is a perfect romantic evening for you and your loved one this weekend!