Jul
31
Thu
Northwest Ohio Machinery Association Show @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
Jul 31 – Aug 3 all-day

Come to the 43rd Anniversary Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association Show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. 500 tractors! 600 gas engines!

Featuring: Massey Harris tractors, Fairbanks Morse engines and Massey Ferguson garden tractors

All ages, men and women, collectors of farm and anything to do with antiques and crafts. We want to preserve the history of agriculture in the community.

Tractor pulls, flea market, games, music, demonstrations, food and free parking!

Aug
1
Fri
CareyFest @ Downtown Carey
Aug 1 – Aug 2 all-day
CareyFest @ Downtown Carey | Carey | Ohio | United States

The annual street festival, known as the CareyFest, provides a carnival atmosphere and activities for all ages. A variety of musical entertainment is presented.

This year, Friday night’s lineup includes Midnight Special, a 1970s-style rock band, playing many classic songs and rock anthems.

Saturday night begins with the local group Eric Sowers Band at 7:30 p.m. followed by the country sounds of Eric Paslay.

Points of interest from vintage baseball games to Civil War encampments. From pony rides to kiddie rides. From raffles to Bingo.

And don’t forget the Pre-Fest Homecoming activities at Water Works Park, including the Chamber of Commerce “Business Showcase” beginning at 4 p.m. on Thursday.

10th Annual McComb Cookie Festival @ Cloe Greiner Community Park
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm
Aug
2
Sat
Crawford Street Market @ East Crawford Street
Aug 2 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Crawford Street Market @ East Crawford Street | Findlay | Ohio | United States

What happens when you combine Art-See-Mart and the  Farmer’s Market?  The Crawford Street Market!  Art booths and market items will be together in the municipal lot on West Crawford Street.  Enjoy food and produce along with musicians, artists and crafters. Visit with artists as they display handcrafted jewelry, art and other one-of-a-kind treasures, and talk to vendors who bring in their local produce and other seasonal items. Live music and children’s activities are also planned.

Lots of free parking including the parking garage on East Crawford Street.

Car Tunes on Main @ Main Street, Findlay
Aug 2 @ 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

For more than 38 years, thousands of car lovers have celebrated summertime in downtown Findlay, Ohio with a showcase of cars. The tradition continues with “Car Tunes on Main,” a family event in Northwest Ohio which will include a community cruise, a car show in downtown Findlay, specialty cars on display, family activities area,  great music all day long and the annual Rib Off beginning at 3:00.

All proceeds will be used to advance the common good in Hancock County.

Car registration is from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm.   Cars will be parked on Main St. and side streets from 3 to 11 p.m.

Rib Off on Broadway @ Broadway, Findlay
Aug 2 @ 3:00 pm – 11:45 pm

It’s always a finger-lickin’ good time at the 19th annual Rib-Off on Broadway! Sample mouthwatering ribs and other tasty favorites while enjoying live entertainment.  This year, it’s a battle for the crown as they host Rib Off Battle of the Bands!

Rib vendors compete for top honors in the Judges’ Choice Award and the popular People’s Choice Award. This annual fundraiser helps support the many quality programs offered to the community.

Carey Twilight 5K run and Quarter Mile Trot @ Main Square, Downtown Carey
Aug 2 @ 7:30 pm
Aug
8
Fri
Flag City Balloon Fest @ Emory Adams Park
Aug 8 – Aug 10 all-day

The Flag City Balloon Fest is a free community event celebrating its 15th year. This event is sponsored by local businesses that understand the value and pride of investing in their community and the rewards our community receives in return.

The Kids Fair is open Friday from 3:00 pm-8:00 pm and 10:00 am – 8:00 pm on Saturday. Opening ceremonies begin Friday evening at 5:30 pm with a balloon flight following at 6:00 pm. Welcoming Ceremonies and Scholarship Presentation Saturday at 5:30 pm. On Saturday, the balloons take flight at 7:00 am and 6:00 pm and on Sunday at 7:00 am. Classic Car Show Saturday from noon – 5:00 pm.

Another highlight of the celebration each year includes the illumination of the balloons on Friday and Saturday evening at 8:30 pm. Fireworks Saturday night at 10:15 pm. Events include a 5k walk/run, kid’s activities, balloon rides, helicopter rides, corn hole tournament, food and so much more!

Rally in the Alley @ Latham Courtyard
Aug 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rally in the Alley @ Latham Courtyard | Findlay | Ohio | United States

Rally in the Alley is an outdoor musical event that has become a tradition in the downtown for celebrating the end of the week.

Relax and enjoy live music, beverages and food. Gather with friends and unwind. And when the music ends, visit one of the many local restaurants for a meal to make the evening complete.

A full schedule can be found here.

Aug
9
Sat
Crawford Street Market @ East Crawford Street
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Crawford Street Market @ East Crawford Street | Findlay | Ohio | United States

What happens when you combine Art-See-Mart and the  Farmer’s Market?  The Crawford Street Market!  Art booths and market items will be together in the municipal lot on West Crawford Street.  Enjoy food and produce along with musicians, artists and crafters. Visit with artists as they display handcrafted jewelry, art and other one-of-a-kind treasures, and talk to vendors who bring in their local produce and other seasonal items. Live music and children’s activities are also planned.

Lots of free parking including the parking garage on East Crawford Street.