OHIO WINTER FESTIVALS

The festival season continues even during the winter months in Ohio. So bundle up Ohio!  Time to get out and enjoy one or all of these traditional Ohio winter festivals and events.


 

Mohican Winter Fest
DATES:  January 9 – 11, 2021
LOCATION:  Main Street, Loudonville, Ohio
There will be no ice carving presentations in 2021. 
For more information call 419-994-2519 or visit discovermohican.com

 

Local Visitor Bureau
Discover Mohican

 

 

 

 

WINTERFEST 
DATES:  CANCELED FOR 2021 
TIME:
LOCATION:  Downtown Geneva
website

Local Visitor Bureau
Ashtabula County Convention & Visitors Bureau

 

 

 

 

ICE FEST at North Coast Harbor
DATE:  January 17, 2022  (CANCELED 2021)
TIME:
LOCATION: Downtown Cleveland, between the Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
ADMISSION: FREE
website

 

BRITE WINTER 2021
DATE:  January 15, 2021 (VIRTUAL CONCERT SERIES)
LOCATION:  Online
website

 

 

KURENROVANJE CLEVELAND
Date: TBA (VIRTUAL)
Location: Cleveland, OH
website

3rd Annual Cleveland Kurentovanje Kurent Dash Virtual 5k 
Date: February 13, 2021 (VIRTUAL)
Click here to learn more.

Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay) is the most popular carnival event in Slovenia and the central figure of the carnival, the Kurent, is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring.

 

 

 

WINTERFEST
DATE:  TBA
TIME: 1pm-4pm
LOCATION: Creek Bend Farm: Wilson Nature Center
Sandusky Park District
website
Hikes, Wintery Crafts, Snowy Activities.
Dress for the weather.

 

 

 

 

FROZEN FEST
DATE: CANCELED FOR 2021
TIME:
LOCATION: Geauga Park District – The West Woods Nature Center
9465 Kinsman Road (Route 87), Russell & Newbury Twps.
440.286.9516 | website

 

 

 

ANNUAL LOGAN FROZEN FESTIVAL
Date: No date for 2021
Time:
Location: Main Street, Logan, OH  43138
740-385-2750 | website

 




 

 

Ice Festival at Lake Metroparks Farmpark Photo credit. Earl Linaburg.

FARMPARK ICE FESTIVAL
DATES: CANCELED FOR 2021
DATES/TIMES:
LOCATION:  Lake Metroparks Farmpark
8800 Euclid ChardonRd. (Rt. 6), Kirtland, OH
Farmpark admission applies
website

 

 Local Visitor Bureau
Lake County Visitors Bureau

 

 

 

 

BUCKEYE LAKE WINTERFEST
Date: Postponed until spring 2021. Date TBA
Time:
Location: North Shore Boat Ramp
Buckeye Lake State Park, Buckeye Lake, Ohio 43008
website

 

 

 

ICE-A-FAIR
DATE:  CANCELED UNTIL 2022
TIME:
LOCATION:  Downtown (Liberty Ave & Main St) Vermillion
440.963.0772
Admission:  FREE
website
Enjoy this look back at frozen dogs, any icy throne, steamship, lobster, trout, Mickey Mouse, a super hero and Fire and Ice that lit up the sky in downtown Vermilion that night.

 

 

 

WINTERFEST 
DATES: POSPONED UNTIL – December, 2021
LOCATION: Fifth Third Field
406 Washington St., Toledo, OH 43604
For more information click here.

 

 

 

MEDINA ICE FESTIVAL
DATES: February 19-22, 2021
LOCATION:  Downtown Medina, OH
Admission:  FREE plus free parking
website

Enjoy four days of frozen fun as one of Medina’s favorite events returns to the historic Medina Square. Over 50 sponsored carvings will be on view starting Friday afternoon and through Monday afternoon.

Each day, more works of frozen art are added to the Square during the competitions. Visit during the day and see the carving take place. Visit during the night, and see each sculpture illuminated with multi-colored LED lights. It’s a magical time to walk through the Square.

Local Visitor Bureau
Medina County Convention and Visitors Bureau

 

 

 

 

 

BURNING SNOWMAN FEST
DATE:  CANCELED 2020
TIME:
LOCATION:  Dock’s Beach House & Mr. Ed’s, 252 W. Lakeshore Dr. (SR 163), Port Clinton
317.694.8566 | facebook.com/burningsnowman
Say goodbye to winter with the burning of a giant snowman. Enjoy live entertainment and craft beers. All proceeds go to charity. Follow the Facebook page for entertainment line-up and activities.

Local Visitor Bureau
Lake Erie Shores & Islands

 

 

 

 

BOWLING GREEN WINTERFEST
DATES: CANCELED FOR 2021
LOCATION: Downtown Bowling Green, OH
Facebook event page

Join the city of Bowling Green for the coolest weekend of the year! Winterfest BG Chillabration is an annual community-wide event featuring a Frozen Swamp Tent in Downtown Bowling Green. The tent is surrounded by an ice garden with carving demos, a Winter Market, live entertainment, snacks, craft beer & wine plus carriage rides too. City Park, Slater Family Ice Arena, Curling Center and the Wood County Library will be holding great events for the whole family!

 

PERRYSBURG WINTERFEST
DATES:  CANCELED 2021
LOCATION: Perrysburg, OH
website

 


Article and photos: Diane Rock
Rocky Hill | MyOhioFun.com

Editor’s note:  Part of this story ran in 2020.  The dates and additional events have been updated for the 2021 season.  Any use of the above article or images without prior permission, will be in violation of copyright laws. 


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