THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS. Pyrates invade the downtown Put-in-Bay harbor to hoist the Pirate Flag and search and recover the stolen treasure.  This family-friendly event re-enacts history with cannon firing demonstrations, parades and educational events. Saturday includes Pirate Parade downtown and the Best Pirate Costume Contest this side of Lake…

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THIS EVENT IS CANCELED, DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. In homage to the centennial of the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote, the 2020 Put-in-Bay Music Festival will feature all women and women led musical groups at the fourth annual free music concert on Saturday, June 6. “We are working on another great line-up…

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Florida-based Rock by the Sea presents a concert at Put-in-Bay, called Rock the Lake. (It’s in no way affiliated with RocktheLake.com.) The three-night charity music festival includes corn hole, euchre and golf tournaments. Blessid Union of Souls, Red Wanting Blue and Oval Opus are among the bands scheduled to perform.  Share:

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Ohio Sea Grant offers free tours of the South Bass Island lighthouse, in operation until 1962. Visitors can climb the lighthouse stairs to take in the view from the top of the tower. Tours will be offered from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on June 8, July 13, August 10, September 7 and October 12, 2019.  Share:

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Have you ever been curious about the Lake Erie science that takes place at Stone Lab? Do you want to take a peek inside Cooke Castle or peer down from Perry’s Lookout? Well, grab the opportunity at the Annual Friends of Stone Lab Open House. Activities Tour of Stone Laboratory, Gibraltar Island Free transportation to…

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Tour Ohio State University’s 6.5-acre private island in Put-in-Bay harbor. Check out Lake Erie science, listen to a talk and learn some history.   Stone Lab: Science on a Lake Erie island Share:

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Kids have taken over Put-in-Bay Yacht Club for the annual Inter-Lake Yachting Association Junior Championships. The 64th annual event features 150 sailors age 17 and younger from clubs across Lake Erie. They descend on Put-in-Bay for four days of races, skits, speakers team dinners, awards banquets and more. Check out the photos of the fun…

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Island businesses and residents work together to sponsor one of the best fireworks displays on Lake Erie. The stunning Independence Day fireworks display is ignited form a barge placed in the middle of the Put-in-Bay Harbor and has been named one of the Top Ten Places In Ohio To Watch Fireworks. Parking will be offered…

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Celebrate Put-in-Bay’s 11th annual Pyrate Fest! The Pyrate King returns for four days to find his stolen treasure. Friday night, the Pyrates invade the downtown harbor and hoist the Pyrate Flag in DeRivera Park! Saturday has fun actives for the whole family, including kids and adult costume contests, with the winner headed on a vacation!…

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A day of family fun, with six live bands, beer, wine and free admission on the expansive grounds of Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial on South Bass Island. The third annual event is a collaboration between many partners, including the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, the National Park Service, the Perry Group (Perry’s Victory’s Friends…

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