Ohio Events & Festivals Show State's Unique Character
From arts festivals and outdoor concerts to county fairs and car shows, you’ll find plenty of ways to create memories with your family and friends at more than 2,000 events in Ohio each year.
Are you a die-hard sports fan? We’ve got a steady stream of Ohio sporting events including games from pro sports teams like the Cleveland Indians, Cleveland Cavaliers and Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals and Cincinnati Reds, and the Columbus Blue Jackets and Columbus Crew — not to mention great annual events like the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton and the Memorial Golf Tournament in Dublin.
Looking for great food and drink? You’re in luck because Ohio is a foodie festival paradise throughout the year. We also have numerous Restaurant Week events year-round, showcasing world-class chefs and restaurants from across the state. And don’t forget about Ohio’s hundreds of wineries and breweries which regularly host tastings, tours, festivals and live music events.
Want to explore the outdoors? Our Ohio State Parks will keep you busy year-round with events centered around hiking, boating and more family fun than you can imagine. Ohio is also home to countless cycling events, triathlons, marathons, and half-marathons.
No matter your interest, there’s a festival or event in Ohio that will excite and delight you and your family.