Lakeside Chautauqua

Located on the Marblehead Peninsula, halfway between Toledo and Cleveland, Lakeside provides opportunities for entertainment and recreation all summer long.

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Linwood Park

Linwood Park Company was formed in 1883, by a group of Germans inspired by the…

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Maumee Bay State Park

Maumee Bay State Park offers 1,336 acres of a unique natural environment created by the…

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Hotel Lakeside Cafe

Hotel Lakeside was built in 1873. The hotel cafe in the gated village offers family…

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Chez Francois

A special event French restaurant on the Vermilion River, Chez Francois is an experience famous…

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The Boardwalk

Live music, events and happy hours abound at the Boardwalk in Put-in-Bay. The complex includes…

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The Keys

Every seat at The Keys has a view of Lake Erie, and the Jet Express…

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Sandusky Fish Co.

A small family restaurant only open for the season, the Sandusky Fish Co. has been…

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Sandusky Dockside

Sandusky Dockside is one of Sandusky’s most popular, on the dock in Sandusky Bay. The…

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Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

Rising from stones at the end of the Marblehead peninsula, the Marblehead lighthouse is one…

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Lakeside Antique Show

More than 85 dealers display antiques in Wo-Ho-Mis, South Auditorium, Wesley Lodge and the adjacent…

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Vermilion Harbor Triathlon & Duathlon

The fifth stop of the FIT Family Series is along the shoreline of Lake Erie…

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Kelleys Island Homecoming

Homecoming celebrates a return to the Kelleys Island you love. Friday, the fun starts at…

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Chalk It Up Vermilion

Starting at noon, watch as the roads and walks along Main Street begin filling up…

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Vermilion Beach Market

This two-day, outdoor market will be held at Sherod Park, an expansive lakeside park just…

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Lakeside Craft and Art Show

The Lakeside Craft & Art Show features more than 60 exhibitors showcasing their photography, wood…

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Lakeside Wooden Boat Show and Plein Air Art Show

Lakeside’s waterfront transforms into an outdoor showroom of wooden boats as cruisers line the dock…

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Middle Bass Island Music Festival 2019

The Middle Bass Dock Co. presents the Middle Bass Music Festival at Middle Bass Island State Park.…

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Huron River Fest 2019

Watch the fireworks, take in the road show, enter the boat decorating contest or run…

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Kelleys Island Navy Weekend

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Kelleys Island Navy, when a flotilla of 200 boats…

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Boston Whaler Vantage 270: Introducing the Lake Erie boat of the week

By Laura Johnston | March 19, 2019

SANDUSKY, Ohio — The Boston Whaler Vantage 270 can do anything. That’s why Clemons Boats calls the model the “Swiss Army Knife” of boats. It retails for $230,000 or less, depending on amenities. And Clemons has two of them for sale. Check out all the details at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.

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Port Clinton fish fests named among nation’s best

By Laura Johnston | March 15, 2019

Only in Port Clinton does a giant fiberglass walleye fall from the sky to welcome a new year. Which is why the Lake Erie city was named to Fishingbooker.com’s best fishing festivals list. The Walleye Festival over Memorial Day weekend also contributed to Port Clinton’s spot among seven festivals across the United States. See the…

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What to do on Put-in-Bay in 2019: See the calendar

By Laura Johnston | November 13, 2018

Sure, the Put-in-Bay season has barely ended. But in this cold and gloomy weather, we’re looking forward to next summer on the Lake Erie Islands.  You can find up-to-day event information on the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce website, www.visitiputinbay.com.  (FYI: The over-the-top island party weekend, Christmas in July, has not been officially recognized since 2013.…

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Tall Ships Festival is coming to Cleveland!

By Laura Johnston | November 5, 2018

The Tall Ships are coming to Cleveland! The brigs, schooners and sloops will be docked on our Lake Erie shores July 11-14. See the full story on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.

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Bowling Green adds $5.2M Lake Erie Center, and Cleveland Water Alliance signs a deal with Netherlands

By Laura Johnston | October 29, 2018

Two big developments in fighting harmful algal blooms in Lake Erie: Bowling Green State University received $5.2 million in grants to create a Lake Erie Center for Fresh Waters and Human Health. The Cleveland Water Alliance signed a deal with the Netherlands to collaborate on research in nutrient management, Smart Lake technology and more.  Read…

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