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Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race

Invitational Mills Trophy Sailing Race
Jun 11 - 12

The Invitational Mills Trophy Race, sponsored by the Toledo Yacht Club, is known as ‘THE’ sailing race of the Lake Erie islands. Dating back to 1907 the original intention of the event was to merely test the navigational skills of the Lake Erie locals. Since then the race has been honored nearly every year ever since. What makes this race unique is that you compete at night. Put-in-Bay became more involved in the race in 1981 because it began at the harbor light and ended here at Put-in-Bay. Nearly 35+ years later the tradition still stands and the Put-in-Bay Yacht...

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Put-in-Bay Cup 6v6 Soccer Challenge

Put-in-Bay Cup 6v6 Soccer Challenge
Jul 10 - 11

Join us for one of the most highly anticipated events in Put-in-Bay Ohio’s summer event line up, The Put-in-Bay Cup. In essence, it’s one huge soccer party. Whether you come to play or to spectate this is sure to be a great time for fans on and off the field. The Put-in-Bay Cup has been organized by 6v6 Soccer for over a decade now and it has grown in popularity and attendance over the past several years. This soccer tournament is played on a much smaller field and only 6 players to a team. There are multiple divisions organized by...

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J.F. Walleye’s 5K on Middle Bass Island

J.F. Walleye’s 5K on Middle Bass Island
Aug 01

Looking for a reason to make time for a late summer getaway? There are plenty of Put in Bay events, but you will definitely want to join us on Middle Bass Island on the first Sunday of August for the annual J.F. Walleye’s 5K run. The race will start between J.F. Walleye’s and historic Lonz Winery. As you make your way through the scenic course there will be beautiful views of the Put-in-Bay harbor and Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial. You will be able to explore Middle Bass Island every step of the way and then complete your stride...

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I-LYA Power Boating Regattas

I-LYA Power Boating Regattas
Aug 04 - 08

Stay tuned for more details about the I-LYA Power Boating Regattas event. This time of year we see the I-LYA Junior Sail Regatta where Junior Sailors compete for points towards national competition in various racing classes. There is also the Deep Water Sailing Races where skippers compete by classes at Put-in-Bay. Finally, there is the I-LYA Senior Sailing Races which have been held for over 100 years with racers gathering at Put-in-Bay Ohio to race off the Western Shore. Races can be watched from the shore of Put-in-Bay. Stop by the downtown harbor for a colorful display of sails, and...

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Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay

Annual Volleyball Battle on Put-In-Bay
Aug 14

For more than 25 years, volleyball players have come to Put-in-Bay Ohio to compete in this day long tournament. It is so big, it is held both at McCann Field on Toledo Avenue near downtown Put-in-Bay and over on the high school softball field. Over 2,500 players compete in numerous divisions including Open, A, BB, B, C, “Rec”reational. The rules are simple: Co-ed 6’s grass; minimum of 2 women on the court; USAV outdoor rules apply; there will NOT be a girl hit rule. The event is sponsored by Lakeview Beach Volleyball. For rental home or waterfront condo rentals, call...

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Put-In-Bay “Classic” Volleyball Tournament

Put-In-Bay “Classic” Volleyball Tournament
Aug 14

A truly “classic” Volleyball tournament on Put-in-Bay island. The island hosts 30+ teams play a one-day co-ed tournament on the Urge Family field across from PitStop Gas Station. After the exciting tournament, teams enjoy a fun night at the Put-in-Bays famous bars! This is a great weekend to experience all that the island has to offer. There are countless options for Put-in-Bay lodging. Reservations should be made early to ensure your spot! To register for this annual tournament go to volleyballassociates.com.

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OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Baseball Game
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OHS Muffins vs Put-in-Bay Mossbacks Baseball Game
Sep 12

America’s pastime makes its way to Put-in-Bay for one of the most unique events of the summer in Ohio. Put-in-Bay plays host to the Ohio Historical Society Muffins as they take on the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks! You’ll see a game of baseball played by the original rules of the game from the 1800’s and old-timey uniforms to match! It’s like taking a step back in time to the America of yesteryear. This classic clash between Muffins vs. Mossbacks is proudly sponsored by Miller Boat Line. Muffins vs. Mossbacks Info The first pitch for Muffins vs. Mossbacks will be at 2:00 PM....

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Miller Boat Line 5K Race

Miller Boat Line 5K Race
Sep 18

Love to run? Bring your running shoes to Put-in-Bay for the Annual Miller Boat Line 5K! Join over 700 other runners in a scenic race to the finish. This picturesque racecourse weaves through the scenic roads of South Bass Island. Breathe in the fresh island air and enjoy the scenery as you count the miles! Challenge yourself to break your personal record on this stunning course. Not about the speed? Enjoy the jog and the view! Race proceeds will benefit the Mother of Sorrows Church. Fabulous winner trophies always inspire fierce competition. In addition to the famous 5K, there is...

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Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
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Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion
Sep 21 - 24

Wind the clock back to the 1950’s with the Put-in-Bay Ohio Road Race Reunion, as you watch historic cars zipping around the streets of Put-in-Bay on the public roads in road races just like the old days. In fact, the island actually closes off the main roads and lines them with bales of hay, just like they did in the 50s, for a totally authentic and unique midweek Put-in-Bay experience. Guidelines for Road Race Reunion Race Cars Production cars with max. 3.0L engines built before 1973 Sport racers with max. 1.5L engines For the separate airport circuit, vintage Formula Vee,...

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