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Events

Rossford will again host the Rossford Walleye Roundup with Bass Pro Shops on May 3-4, 2019.  Northwest Ohio hosts plenty of events for everyone 12 months a year! Stay in Rossford and you're just 10 minutes from many of the area's leading attractions and events!

Check the calendar for a listing of the major festivals and events during your visit to NW Ohio.


Life is a Highway: Art and American Car Culture

June 15, 2019 - September 15, 2019
2445 Monroe St,


Stroll The Street

June 26, 2019 - October 09, 2019
Downtown Rossford

From June 26th through October 9th – Dixie Highway, Rt. 65, in Downtown Rossford will be filled with fun on Wednesdays from 4 to 8 PM. Stroll the Street will feature a Farm Market, Musical and Art Entertainment, Food Trucks and more! It will span one side of the Downtown Boulevard from Ford Memorial Park, adjacent to IPS Corporate Headquarters, through the Downtown.


Disasters of the Deep Exhibit

August 13, 2019 - September 01, 2019
National Museum of the Great Lakes 1701 Front Street

Disasters of the Deep is a temporary exhibit at the National Museum of the Great Lakes from July 20th through September 1st. This exhibit showcases the work of 10 different photographers as they explore over 80 different shipwrecks from all 5 of the Great Lakes. Access to this exhibit is included in museum admission.


National Tractor Pulling Championship

August 15, 2019 - August 17, 2019
Wood County Fairgrounds, 13800 W. Poe Road

THE 53RD NATIONAL TRACTOR PULLING CHAMPIONSHIPS. Come watch the best of tractor pulling with 4-Wheel Drive Trucks, Light Unlimiteds, Super Semis, Super Stock Diesel, 2-Wheel Drive Trucks SS Diese, 4WD Truck and more! Today, with an estimated crowd of 60,000 for the weekend event, and over $150,000 in purse money and contingency prizes, the NWOTPA boasts a membership limited to 200 led by 9 directors.


Northwest Ohio Rib Off

August 16, 2019 - August 18, 2019
Lucas County Fairgrounds 1406 Key

It's the 36th annual NWO Rib-Off - A three-day event featuring the finest ribs and BBQ, live music and family fun entertainment in Northwest Ohio. Friday night enjoy country super start Justin Moore. Saturday we are rock's back to the 80' with Night Ranger. Sunday is not only family fun day, but you can also enjoy the epic Eagles Tribute Band- Hotel California.


2019 German American Festival

August 22, 2019 - August 25, 2019
3624 Seaman Rd

Savor delicious German food and import beer. Experience authentic German music, folk dancing and entertainment. Participate in traditional German contests and feats. And enjoy lots of fun activities and rides for the kids. For over half a century, the German-American Festival has been promoting the German and Swiss cultures, generating revenue to support the German and Swiss cultural center and other philanthropic programs in the Toledo area…and providing a great time for visitors of all ages!


Fulton County Fair

August 30, 2019 - September 05, 2019
Fulton County Fairgrounds State Route 108

One of Ohio's biggest summer fairs. Grandstand performances Country Music star Granger Smith, Foreigner, plus a demolition derby, Saturday Night Pickup Truck Pulls & Tri-State Mini Tractor Pulls, and the M. E. Miller Tire Tri-State Showdown, voted the #1 "NTPA Regional National Tractor Pull of the Year" for 11 years straight in years past by the pullers themselves.


Discover the River Cruise

August 31, 2019
Sandpiper Boat Promenade Park (foot of Jefferson Avenue)

A 2-hour cruise discovering all the Maumee River has to offer. From stately homes to up-close views of wildlife, this cruise is fun for the whole family. Picnic items are encouraged.


Black Swamp Festival

September 06, 2019 - September 08, 2019
Downtown Bowling Green

Join us for the 27th annual Black Swamp Arts Festival in Bowling Green, OH, September 6-8. More than 150 fine art booths, 3 stages of live music from national, regional, and local performers, youth arts and activities, food, and community. All events free! Music Lineup: The War and Treaty Shinyribs The Band of Heathens Samantha Fish Nikki D and the Browns Two Tons of Steel Old Salt Union Royal Jelly Jive Shamarr Allen Toko Telo Johnny Rawls Diana Chittester Band Westbound Situation Justin Payne & Co. Moths in the Attic


Roche de Boeuf Festival

September 28, 2019
Downtown Waterville OH

A celebration of the rich culture and the history of Waterville, OH and the Maumee River. Come celebrate with family and friends. Visitors to the festival have a chance to view, enjoy, and purchase the work of more than 30 local artists. This fine arts section named Rue des Artistes organized by the Silver Lining Gallery of Waterville and the Waterville Area Arts Council, will feature metal works, jewelry, paintings, painted wine glasses, beaded serving utensils, leaf castings, photography, mosaic glass work, and more.