Aug
4
Tue
Bluffton Fireworks @ Bluffton Community Swimming Pool
Aug 4 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Bluffton’s fireworks, postponed in late June due to the weather, is rescheduled for 9:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Bluffton’s National Night Out celebration at the Bluffton Community Swimming Pool. The fireworks will cap off the National Night Out. The display should last between 20 and 30 minutes. The National Night Out and fireworks will take place on Snider Road, Bluffton.

Aug
7
Fri
2015 Carey Fest @ Downtown Carey, Ohio
Aug 7 – Aug 8 all-day
Arlington Village Festival @ Arlington Village Park
Aug 7 – Aug 8 all-day

Visit Arlington for the revival of the Homecoming Festival, renamed the Arlington Village Festival! Plenty is planned this weekend!

On Friday, the festival willl kick-off with a parade through Downtown Arlington. Make sure you family visits the Kids Zone that will have carnival rides, inflatables, and much more!

For teens in 7th–12th grade there will be a Punt Pass competition at 4 and a Dodgeball Tournament beginning at 8! The Cornhole Tournament will take place at 8 p.m. with registration at 7, and the Adult Zone with a beer garden and DJ will be open from 7–11 p.m.

On Saturday, kick off the day with a 5K Color Run at 9 a.m., make sure you register at 8 a.m.! The Kids Zone will be open from 4–11 p.m. with a Kiddie Parade at 6. Craft Vendors will be on site from 4–10 p.m. and the highlight of the festival will be the concerts!

At 4 p.m. don’t miss Sean Williams, followed by Nashville Crush at 7 p.m.! Tickets for the concert are just $5 and pre-sale tickets are available at Appleseed IGA, Jac & Do’s-Arlington, and Commercial Savings Bank in Arlington.

Farmers and Merchants Picnic @ War Memorial Park
Aug 7 – Aug 8 all-day

The Farmers and Merchants Picnic, also known as the F&M Picnic, is one of the oldest festivals in Ohio. Started in 1913, the picnic has become a two day affair with live music and tractor and truck pulls on Friday followed by a full day of entertainment, midway style events, food and people.

Flag City Balloon Fest @ Emory Adams Park
Aug 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

The Flag City Balloon Fest is a free community event celebrating its 15th year. This event is sponsored by local businesses.

The Kids Fair is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. with a balloon flight following at 6 p.m.

Welcoming Ceremonies and Scholarship Presentation Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the balloons take flight at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Sunday at 7 a.m.

Classic Car Show Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

Get an autograph from the pilots from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Another highlight of the celebration each year includes the illumination of the balloons on Friday and Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks Saturday night at 10:15 p.m.

Events include a 5k walk/run, kid’s activities, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, corn hole tournament, food and so much more!

Aug
8
Sat
2015 Corn City Festival @ Deshler, Ohio
Aug 8 – Aug 9 all-day
Flag City Balloon Fest @ Emory Adams Park
Aug 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

The Flag City Balloon Fest is a free community event celebrating its 15th year. This event is sponsored by local businesses.

The Kids Fair is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. with a balloon flight following at 6 p.m.

Welcoming Ceremonies and Scholarship Presentation Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the balloons take flight at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Sunday at 7 a.m.

Classic Car Show Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

Get an autograph from the pilots from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Another highlight of the celebration each year includes the illumination of the balloons on Friday and Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks Saturday night at 10:15 p.m.

Events include a 5k walk/run, kid’s activities, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, corn hole tournament, food and so much more!

Aug
9
Sun
Flag City Balloon Fest @ Emory Adams Park
Aug 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

The Flag City Balloon Fest is a free community event celebrating its 15th year. This event is sponsored by local businesses.

The Kids Fair is open Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin Friday evening at 5:30 p.m. with a balloon flight following at 6 p.m.

Welcoming Ceremonies and Scholarship Presentation Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

On Saturday, the balloons take flight at 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. and on Sunday at 7 a.m.

Classic Car Show Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.

Get an autograph from the pilots from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. on Saturday.

Another highlight of the celebration each year includes the illumination of the balloons on Friday and Saturday evening at 8:30 p.m.

Fireworks Saturday night at 10:15 p.m.

Events include a 5k walk/run, kid’s activities, tethered balloon rides, helicopter rides, corn hole tournament, food and so much more!

Aug
14
Fri
2015 Fort Fest @ Fort Jennings Park
Aug 14 – Aug 16 all-day
Aug
15
Sat
Back Street Festival @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

The annual family favorite includes a vintage car show of exclusively pre-WWII vehicles, quilt show, ice cream social, chicken BBQ, children’s activities, live music, and tours of the museum campus.

Tickets for the BBQ are pre-sale only, available July 26-August 12). This event is free and open to the public.