The Gibsonburg Homecoming Festival lasts four days – 71Bait

Gibsonburg Homecoming set for this week

GIBSONBURG — Horsepower is the theme at the Homecoming Sprint Car Parade at 6 p.m. Wednesday, which kicks off the annual Homecoming Festival along with the opening of the beer tent, rides, games and vendors.

The parade route runs from Gibsonburg High School to Williams Park. After that, visit Williams Park and see the cars and meet the drivers.

There is a cake walk at 7pm on Wednesday and every night of the festival

The festival opens again on Thursday at 5 p.m. with a beer tent and Midway.

At 8:00 p.m. there will be the Ideal Bakery Pie Eating Contest for adults, followed by the Donut Hole Eating Contest for children.

The 2022 Homecoming Festival will feature games and rides starting Wednesday.

On Friday, the Midway activities and beer tent are open to the public daily.

At 6pm is the Gibsonburg Donut Mile celebrating Ideal Bakery’s 100th anniversary. The fee is $20 on race day and registration begins at 4:30pm at the Williams Park Enclosed Shelterhouse. Online registration is available at and look for the Gibsonburg Donut Mile.

The parade will take place at 12 noon on Saturday. The Midway is open until 11pm and the Beer Tent until midnight.

At 16:00 the Kirwen’s Supermarket Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest will take place. Kirwen’s is also celebrating its 100th anniversary.

The night includes fireworks at 10pm

The annual Pyrate Festival returns to Put-in-Bay on June 24th-26th.

Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest XIV returns

PUT-IN-BAY – The Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau announced that the annual Pyrate Festival will be held on the island from Friday to Sunday.

The weekend event is filled with activities for all ages. Beginning Friday night, Pyrates are invading downtown Put-in-Bay and raising the Pyrate Flags at DeRivera Park.

From there, adult Pyrates can explore Put-in-Bay’s facilities by participating in the Friday night Pyrate Bar Crawl.

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