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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Pyrate Fest XI

Celebrate Put-in-Bay’s 11th annual Pyrate Fest! The Pyrate King returns for four days to find…

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Burning Snowman Festival 2019

Hot tubs, food and drink, and a giant burning snowman warms up the end of…

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Jingle Jump

  Go jump in Lake Erie! Brave souls are invited to jump into the chilly…

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Lakeside Chautauqua Christmas

For the second year, Lakeside Chautauqua is expanding its annual Community Christmas Dinner into an…

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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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6 gorgeous spots to get married on Lake Erie: Romance the Lake

By Laura Johnston | October 11, 2018

You can’t beat Lake Erie as a backdrop for your wedding. Ceremony or reception, casual or formal, the north coast of Ohio has plenty of options. See six spectacular spots, from Vermilion to Geneva-on-the-Lake. Romance the Lake is a RocktheLake series brought to you by Peter & Co. Jewelers in Avon Lake. Throughout 2018, we’re bringing…

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Lakeside Chautauqua names new Symphony Orchestra conductor

By Laura Johnston | October 9, 2018

Lakeside Chautauqua was wowed by six guest conductors during the 2018 season. Now the private community on the shores of Lake Erie has chosen Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra conductor Daniel Meyer to lead its Symphony Orchestra. Read the full story at cleveland.com.

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Lake Erie’s 2018 harmful algal bloom less severe than expected

By Laura Johnston | October 5, 2018

Despite a forecast for a harmful algal bloom more severe than in 2016, the annual plague of Lake Erie remained relatively small this year. The bloom wasn’t smaller because of decreased phosphorus and nitrogen in the lake. So as the bloom season ends, scientists are studying the lake dynamics — from wind direction to wave…

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