There are plenty of things to do in Put in Bay that you are sure to love. Whether you are in town for a holiday weekend or a special festival, there is always something to celebrate on the island. This small town loves to celebrate big when it comes to weekend events. Visitors have the opportunity to join an island-wide block party, or learn about the area’s rich history during a a number of annual historic events.

This is the event archive for anything and everything regarding holiday attractions. Join us for any of the following events below! Come out on Canada Day for some cake, visit a few bars and a restaurant or two on St. Patrick’s Day, gamble and play poker on Boaters’ New Years at the Bay, or grab some friends and celebrate the Annual Labor Day Bash at the Bay with some pool time at the MIST Bar. Whatever the Put in Bay attraction or event is, you can bet that we will be celebrating it island style!

Canada Day Celebration
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Canada Day Celebration
Jul 01

Canada, Oh, Canada! How we love you so! Join us as we celebrate Canada Day at Put-in-Bay. We hope you like cake because we are ready to party. Take a Put in Bay ferry to South Bass Island on Canada Day weekend and explore the partnership with Canada and the United States. Make sure to visit Perry’s Victory Visitor Center during your trip and pay your respects to those that fought against each other in the War of 1812. This is the only national monument designated as a reminder to international peace and unity. Canada Day is the national holiday for Canadians....

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Annual Labor Day Bash at the Bay Weekend
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Annual Labor Day Bash at the Bay Weekend
Sep 02 - 05

Labor Day weekend is the last long weekend of the summer. It’s typically the last opportunity for a warm-weather getaway. So as you can imagine, this weekend is HUGE at Put-in-Bay Ohio. Hop on a Put in Bay ferry and join us for one of the summer’s best parties during the Labor Day Bash at the Bay! The bars and restaurants of Put-in-Bay are always prepared for this party weekend with drinks specials. They’ll be fully staffed to keep things flowing. Many will have live entertainment, and there will be an exciting adventure everywhere you look downtown. The sights at...

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Half-Way To St. Patrick’s Day
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Half-Way To St. Patrick’s Day
Sep 17

St. Patrick’s Day is a beloved party day all over America. Don’t you wish it came more than once a year? Well at Put-in-Bay Ohio it does! Join us the third weekend of September for Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day! There is a parade with a marching band and bagpipes, everyone dresses in green, it’s just like the original St. Patrick’s day in March, just spreading the love to September! Hooligans Irish Pub sponsors the parade and is also the headquarters for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities! Hooligans is the place to be for food and drinks, and a big...

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Annual Boaters’ New Years at the Bay
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Annual Boaters’ New Years at the Bay
Sep 17

There’s a whole new way to ring in the New Year – during the mock New Year’s at the Bay! It may feel like summer break, but the spirit of New Year’s is in full swing at Put-in-Bay Ohio! This mock New Year’s Eve celebration is one of the most festive times of the season. New Year’s at the Bay is celebrated with Monte Carlo-style casino gambling live on the streets. This boaters tradition is a highlight for tourists and island regulars alike. Plan for Boater’s New Year’s at the Bay New Years’ at the Bay is one of the...

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Come and join us for the next holiday coming up! Plan a trip, come up on a Put in Bay ferry and stay the night at one of our rentals or condos and enjoy the Lake Erie Island celebration!