Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration

Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration

Join locals and visitors of Put-in-Bay as we welcome the US Brig Niagara for the Annual Put-in-Bay Maritime Celebration. This historic replica is traditionally at the port in Erie, PA, but we it will be OURS for one weekend this summer. Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry commanded the original relief vessel... View More

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Annual Jose DeRivera Founder’s Day Celebration

Annual Jose DeRivera Founder’s Day Celebration

One of the most heartfelt weekends of the summer is Founder's Day. Jose DeRivera was a Hispanic merchant who purchased the South Bass, Middle Bass, Sugar, Gibraltar, Ballast, and Starve Islands for the sum of $44,000 in 1854. Then, Jose sold off parcels of the land to the community for... View More

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Annual Pyrate Fest

Annual Pyrate Fest

For many years in a row, pirates be invadin' Put-in-Bay’s downtown harbor on Friday at 4:00 PM to open the Put-in-Bay Pyrate Fest. Grab your wooden leg and your pet parrot, because you're going to need them. Saturday will be an exciting day for kids and adult full of fun... View More

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Perry’s Victory Visitor Center Opens

Perry’s Victory Visitor Center Opens

There is one attraction on the island of Put-in-Bay you can't leave without checking out and that is the Perry’s Victory Visitor Center. This is the only National Park Service monument celebrating peace between the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. The monument is over 352-foot tall and was originally... View More

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Victoria Day

Victoria Day

For the past 200 years there has been peace between The United States, Great Britain, and Canada. There is no better way to honor Victoria Day than with a weekend getaway at Put-in-Bay! Visit Perry’s Monument and join all the other visitors in education activities about the history of this... View More

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Annual Lake Erie Islands Historical Society’s “Auction for History”

Annual Lake Erie Islands Historical Society’s “Auction for History”

The Auction for History is an annual auction that benefits the Lake Erie Islands Historical Society Museum and begins at 6:30 PM. Viewing of the items for auction begins at 4:00 PM. Bidders can preview live auction items and bid on silent auction items Thursday night, at 4:00 PM. at... View More

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Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend

Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend

Put-in-Bay celebrates the anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie on this most historical of weekends. This is a celebration of history, art and music and also a celebration of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry's naval victory over the British. Since then, there have been two centuries of peace shared by... View More

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Grand Parade

Grand Parade

Local and regional dignitaries join approximately 1,200 scouts, antique, classic cars and regional high school marching bands, the captain of the USS Lake Erie, area veterans and 1812 re-enactors for the annual Grand Parade at noon. View More

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Muffins vs. Mossbacks Historical Baseball Game

Muffins vs. Mossbacks Historical Baseball Game

Nothing says summer quite like an old-fashioned baseball game! South Bass Island is host to the perfect summer event. Each year, you can watch a historic game right on Put-in-Bay. Here, the Ohio Historical Society Muffins challenge the Put-in-Bay Mossbacks! The game follows the original rules of baseball. Muffins vs.... View More

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