Welcome to the Put-in-Bay Events Calendar

The Put-in-Bay upcoming events offers a complete calendar for 2019. In addition to the many annual events that occur year after yea, there are some new favorites added to the mix! The Put-in-Bay Ohio schedule of events beings in early April with the fishermen arriving and bachelorette parties invading the island. Then every summer weekend is something new. Remember, we host almost a million visitors annually! That’s a lot of traffic for the Put in Bay ferry service!

St. Patrick’s Day at Put-in-Bay Ohio

St. Patrick’s Day at Put-in-Bay Ohio
Mar 17

Cross the Lake Erie ice this St. Patrick’s Day and have some pre-season fun at Put-in-Bay Ohio! Join the island locals for an Irish inspired day of partying. Wear your four-leaf clovers, grab your green goodies, and get ready to celebrate the Luck O’ The Irish with a pinch of island inspiration. Canada might be closest but on St. Patrick’s Day we are all Irish! Did you know? Put-in-Bay actually has over 480 full-time residents! With that said, our tourist season starts April 1st. If you come in the off-season there is still plenty of perch and walleye ice fishing...

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Put-in-Bay Ohio – Open for the Season

Put-in-Bay Ohio – Open for the Season
Apr 01

Spring has arrived and Put-in-Bay Ohio is officially open for business! The ice is melting, the sun is out, and now it’s time to for wish winter farewell and make an island getaway. That’s right, we are open for season! We’re so excited to welcome so many new and returning guests to Put-in-Bay this season. You can expect to experience some much-needed relaxation as you enjoy all that Put-in-Bay Ohio has to offer. With that said, visitors that plan their trips around season-open will receive additional perks. April weekends are bonus weekends at the following locations: Commodore Resort, Island Club...

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Ohio Bachelor Weekend #1

Ohio Bachelor Weekend #1
Apr 03 - 04

At the beginning of each new season engaged ladies and gentlemen bring their wedding parties to Put-in-Bay. This is one of the wildest weekends on the island! The first and third weekend in April is known to be one of the most popular times to visit Put-in-Bay bars, nightclubs, and party hubs. Bachelor(ette)s bring their bridesmaids and/or groomsmen for one last adventure before they tie the knot. With that said, April is also the island’s season starter so there are plenty of great hotel/rental home rates to choose from. Commodore Resort, Island Club Home Rentals and the Put-in-Bay Condos all...

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Put-in-Bay Bachelorette Weekend #2

Put-in-Bay Bachelorette Weekend #2
Apr 17 - 18

Spring has arrived and love is blooming! During the first and third weekends in April, Put-in-Bay Ohio welcomes thousands of Bachelor and Bachelorette Party celebrations. Soon-To-Be’s, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen fill the streets for a weekend long celebration at some of the most hopping Put-in-Bay bars, pubs, and nightclubs on the island. April is also the island’s season starter so there is a fantastic opportunity to save big with hotel/rental home early-bird rates. Commodore Resort, Island Club Home Rentals and the Put-in-Bay Condos all offer April bonus weekends for these early guest. Release the pre-wedding jitters and let your friends spoil...

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Mr. Ed’s Classic Pajama Party

Mr. Ed’s Classic Pajama Party
Apr 18

Break out those sexy and fun pajamas and head on over to Put-in-Bay Ohio for the Annual Mr. Ed’s Pajama Party weekend. The start of the season is here and Put-in-Bay is ready to celebrate. Dust off those silly, or silky pajamas you’ve had packed away all winter and come ready to party. DJ’s will be pumping out the jams and local entertainers will be performing all weekend long to keep the party alive! If you’re coming to Put-in-Bay be ready to get down! You will also be able to participate in a variety of contests, games, and prizes throughout...

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Whiskey Light Lighting at the Round House

Whiskey Light Lighting at the Round House
Apr 18

The ‘Whiskey’ light, hanging over the Round House Bar entrance, is one of the most symbolic treasures of Put-in-Bay. When the Whiskey light is turned on it lets all of the local islanders, boaters, and visitors know that ‘the bar is officially open’ and the season has officially begun. This tradition dates by several decades and is one of the most anticipated weekends of the year. With over 140 years of rich history, the Round House Bar has become an adored Put-in-Bay Ohio landmark. Originally built with hospitality in mind, the round venue is still a local and tourist favorite...

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Put in Bay Spring Fling 2019 Island Club Customer Party
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Put in Bay Spring Fling 2019 Island Club Customer Party
May 01 - 02

The Put in Bay Spring Fling 2019 at the Island Club is the Official start to the season.  Our friends from our premier Put-In-Bay Homes and Put in Bay Hotel partners come together for a great outdoor party.  Therefore, we show our thanks for you choosing us for your Put-In-Bay Lodging needs by hosting this event with a great live music, icy cold drinks and great friends. Why Should I Attend? Fun Atmosphere with over 1500 people Discounted Put-In-Bay Reservations Great Live Music Party Location is Put-In-Bay, the North Coast Party Mecca Put in Bay Spring Fling 2019 Lodging Partners...

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Put-in-Bay Ohio Cinco de Mayo Party

Put-in-Bay Ohio Cinco de Mayo Party
May 05

Break out the tequila and cut up the limes, because Cinco de Mayo is here! Similar to St. Patrick’s Day when everyone is Irish, on Cinco de Mayo everyone on the island is Mexican! Join us for a weekend full of Put-in-Bay Ohio fiesta fun. You will find a selection of bars and restaurants ready to serve you all the Mexican food and drinks Put-in-Bay has to offer. Put-in-Bay Cinco de Mayo Celebration Favorites Rita’s Cantina Rita’s Cantina offers refreshing margaritas, tequila, and delicious tacos! Located at the Boardwalk Restaurant complex, Rita’s Cantina is the perfect option for celebrating such...

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Island Mardi Gras Weekend
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Island Mardi Gras Weekend
May 08 - 09

Did you miss Mardi Gras week in New Orleans? Don’t fret, we will bring Mardi Gras to Put-in-Bay Ohio instead! You know we are a bunch of suckers for a good party. Put-in-Bay will be celebrating an island-wide Mardi Gras weekend in early May. Get ready to collect some beads, because things are about to get crazy. Join your friends and head out to some of Put-in-Bay’s Best Bars for Mardi Gras-style celebrations. Mardi Gras Weekend Favorites The Reel Bar (check out this mouth-watering drink menu!) The Keys (where they have a great variety of FROZEN specialty drinks) Goat Soup...

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The Put-in-Bay Events Calendar is extensive. This Lake Erie island has become known for its ability to entertain just about anyone, from those on a couple’s retreat to large groups celebrating a future bride or groom.

Put-in-Bay Events for Every Visitor

With musical and adventure-filled events during the day – not to mention the local beaches – and a hoppin’ nightlife after the sun goes down, Put-in-Bay is the perfect place for a group to bond and take in the summer. We offer the Island Club Taxi to safely get you around after dark, just $3/pp.

There are even plenty of events families can enjoy together, like the Put-in-Bay Pooch Parade, Arts on Erie Week downtown and Perry’s Victory Triathlon, Duathalon & Family Races starting at the Perry’s Monument. The little ones will also enjoy Nature Camp and Junior Sailing Regattas, and don’t forget Pyrate Fest!

Put-in-Bay Events Season

The Put-in-Bay events season officially kicks off in April with the lighting of the Whiskey sign at the Round House Bar. For those who just can’t wait, the island throws a mean St. Patrick’s Day celebration in March. The fun continues with pajama parties, spring flings, and Cinco de Mayo. Star-studded performances (like Kid Rock!) grace our stages and 5Ks and sporting events cover our park lands throughout the summer. There is literally something for everyone on our calendar of events. For instance, you may be coming for a bachelor or bachelorette party, or maybe a family reunion. Whatever the cause, this calendar will help you find the perfect Put-in-Bay events to fill your stay with. Every weekend is filled with great events!

But that means lodging in Put-in-Bay fills up fast – especially for our most popular events. Everything from the Put in Bay resort to the hotels and event the cabins and cottages are hot commodities. So book early (and book often!). Put-in-Bay Ohio is your one-stop website for comparing, viewing 3D virtual tours and booking your Put-in-Bay hotel, house or group stay. We’ve narrowed down your search to only the most prime and perfectly priced lodging options on Put In Bay. Click here to take a look.