When the leaves change color and the air turns crisp, the area comes alive with apple-picking, hayrides, fall festivals, and more. Celebrate the autumn season at Ohio’s Lake Erie Shores & Islands!
Sept 22 – Oct 28, 2012
Fall Harvest Activities
Burnham Orchards, 8019 State Route 113, Berlin Heights
Daily activities include: the Great Corn Maze Adventure – over a mile of trails and 260,000 corn stalks to challenge you, a pumpkin patch – walk through the patch and select the pumpkins of your choice, and pick your own. Additional weekend activities include: hayrides through the orchard and an antique tractor show. Special events are held on the weekends. Please call for details.
Sept 28 – 30, 2012
Port Clinton Area Harvest Festival
Madison St., Downtown Port Clinton
Fri 5-11:30 pm, Sat 10 am-11:30 pm, Sun 9-4:30 pm
Great food, entertainment, craft vendors and farmer’s market. “Party for the People, by the People”. The festival coincides with Port Clinton Alumni weekend. New for 2012: “Kids Zone” on the 200 block of Madison St.
Oct 6 – 7, 2012
Osborn MetroPark, 3910 Perkins Ave., Huron
419.625.7783 ext. 232
11 am-5 pm
This event grows every year! Features include a tractor show, children’s pedal pull, live animal displays, food vendors, hayrides, pumpkin painting, and more.
Oct 6, 2012 – Oct 7, 2012
Birmingham United Methodist Church Harvest Festival
Birmingham United Methodist Church, 15018 South St., Birmingham
Sat 9 am-4 pm, Sun 10:30 am-4 pm
$5/adult, children under 10 are free
Celebrate autumn’s harvest with more than 150 vendors offering antiques such as furniture, china, quilts & linens and crafts such as stained glass, jewelry, wood carvings, and handcrafted seasonal items. There will also be attractions such as a petting farm, wagon rides, a blacksmith, and wool spinning.
Oct 6, 2012
Boo at the Bay Pumpkin Festival
Sandusky Bay Pavilion, 605 E. Water St., Sandusky
10 am-4 pm
$1/person; children 3 and under are free
Activities include festive game booths with prizes, craft stations, mini pumpkin painting, face painting, a pumpkin drop, and more.
Oct 13, 2012
Apple Butter Fly-in
Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport, 3255 E. State Rd., Port Clinton
Featuring a good ol’ fall festival. Homemade apple butter will be made on-site as well as, apple pie and apple cider. Great fun for the whole family.
Oct 13 – 14, 2012
34th Annual Oak Harbor Apple Festival
Downtown Oak Harbor
Sat 9 am-11 pm, Sun 11 am-6 pm
Saturday events include a Kiddie Parade, Grande Parade, crowning of Apple Fest Queen, baking contest, Prettiest Baby Contest, kiddie tractor pull, talent contest, bingo and more. Sunday events include a Car Show, 5K run, and a smoke house at the Fire Station. A weekend of fun, food and entertainment. Shuttle available from the high school parking lot to downtown.
Oct 27, 2012
Milan Historical Museum, 10 Edison Dr. (off SR 113), Milan
Enjoy a free afternoon of harvest fun! Pumpkin painting, games, costume contest, and more.
Please visit our website for a complete list of events in the area!