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Put-in-Bay Miller Ferries

Put-in-Bay and Kelleys Island

There is just something about visiting one of our Lake Erie Islands that puts a smile on your face. So grab some friends, pack up your family and spend a day or whole week at one of our wonderful Islands. The sights and sounds of the Islands is sure to stick with you for a lifetime of memories.

Beginning in the spring and all through fall, 
the population grows on this three
mile long island located in Ohio. 

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Kelleys Island Chamber
Kelleys Island Chamber of Commerce

Shores and Islands

Shores & Islands
419.625.2984 or 800..255.3743

Put-in-Bay Tourism Bureau Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce
148 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay. OH 43456
419-285-2832 |



Glacial Grooves - Kelleys Island

  Inscription Rock

  Kelleys Island State Park
920 Division Street, Kelleys Island

Jet Express - 800.245.1JET

Kelleys Island Ferry and Boat Lines - 419-798.9763


May 14, 2022
Time: 10am-4pm
Kelleys Island Historical Association, 224 Division Street, Kelleys Island

Date: June 10-12, 2022
Starts at 4pm
Location: Kelley's Island Wine Co., 418 Woodfor Rd., Kelleys Island

Dates: June 25-26, 2022
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: Island Wide, Kelleys Island

Dates: July 22-24, 2022
Time: 9pm-11pm
Location: Ball Field
121 Addison St., Kelleys Island

Date: Septemner 17, 2022
Time: Noon - 6pm
Location: Kelley's Island Wine Co., 418 Woodfor Rd., Kelleys Island


  Butterfly House
979 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.CAVE

  Chocolate Cafe' & Museum
820 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.734.7114

  Heineman Winery & Crystal Cave
978 Catawba Ave, Put-in-Bay | 419.285.2811

  Kayak the Bay
Bay View Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.967.0796


Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center
255 Meecham Rd., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.3037

  Perry's Cave and Family Fun Center
979 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.CAVE

  Perry's International Peace Memorial and Visitor's Center
93 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.2184

  Put-in-Bay Winery on the Dollar Estate
392 Bayview Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.3343

  South Bass Island State Park
1523 Catawba Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.2112 (seasonal)


Jet Express - 800.245.1JET



Miller Ferries
5174 E. Water St., Port Clinton, OH 43452
419.285.2421 or 800.500.2421 |

Passenger/ Car ferry service to the Lake Erie Island of Put-in-Bay (South Bass) and Middle Bass Island, Ohio depart from Catawba, the tip of Rt. 53 N. off Rt. 2. Enjoy an 18 minute ride to Put-in-Bay, ferries depart every half hour in summer, we offer free parking, plus children 5 years and younger ride free.




E's Golf Carts
61 Langram Rd., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.5553

Island Bike & Cart Rental
2009 Langram Rd., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.2016

Island Tour Train | 419.285.4855

Park Bike Rental and Cart Rental
216 Hartfoed Ave., Put-in-Bay | 419.285.2113

  Blessing of the Fleet
Date: May 10, 2022
Time: 11am - 12:30 pm
Location: Fox's Docl, Bay View Avenue, Put-in-Bay
Learn more.

  Island Garage Sale
Date: May 14, 2022
Time: 1am-5pm
Location: Put-in-Bay
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Founders Day Put-in-Bay Founder's Day
Date: June 11, 2022
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: DeRivera Park, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay
The annual Founders Day Celebration at Put-in-Bay will be held in the center of the village at DeRivera Park. This free, family-focused island event, is hosted by the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, and celebrates the founding of Put-in-Bay by Hispanic merchant Jose DeRivera. Founders Day will feature St. Paul's traditional strawberry shortcakes & live entertainment playing popular tunes in a fair-type atmosphere. There will also be local crafters and jewelry makers selling their wares. Pick up a vintage Put-in-Bay souvenir, handcrafted items, tee-shirts, jewelry and more.

Put-in-Bay Pyrate Festival

Pyrate Festival
Dates: June 24-26, 2022
Location: Put-in-Bay
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AHOY ye Scallywags, Pirates, Bucaneers, Mermaids, Corsairs, Wenches, and all common folk! Put-in-Bay's annual Pyrate Fest sees the return of the Pyrate King to find his stolen treasure. Fun for the whole family. Watch Pyrates invade the Put-in-Bay Harbor, a Pyrate Village, Faire Winds Circus, historic displays, re-enactors, costumer contests, Mermaid Tammy and so much more.


Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion
Dates: July 16-17, 2022
Location: Put-in-Bay, OH 43456

Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion Facebook event page.

Jeep lovers gather at Put-in-Bay for camping, events & island fun. Check out their event page for more details. Interested in participating in the next Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion? Join their official Facebook page.

Featured Events, Saturday: The Jeep Show at Heineman's Winery from 10 am – 2 pm to benefit St. Paul's Episcopal Church food pantry. Blessing of the jeeps and parade around the island at 2 pm.



Middle Bass Island Music Festival
Date: July 16, 2022
Location: Middle Bass Island
Take Miller Ferry from Catawba to Middle Bass Island for this one of a kind festival at the historic Lonz Winery. Enjoy live music with a Lake Erie view. Enjoy music from polka to modern age, zydeco, blues and jazz.
Learn more.

Green Week

Island Green Week
Dates: August 6-13, 2022
Location: Put-in-Bay
A celebration of natural beauty, ecology, and history. The Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center, Lake Erie Islands Conservancy, OSU's Stone Laboratory and Put-in-Bay Township Park District will produce an array of events to support and highlight our islands Natural, Historical and Cultural Resources.
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August 18, 2022 Gibraltar Island Tours
Date: August 18, 2022
Location: Stone Laboratory, Lake Erie, Put-in-Bay

Science and history tours of Gibraltar Island are offered Thursdays, 10 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 3 pm through August 18. Groups of up to ten people tour the island, including Perry's Lookout and the glacial grooves and see the outside of Cooke Castle before learning more about Stone Lab programs. Registered guests meet at the Boardwalk Restaurant dock, 341 Bayview Ave. Put-in-Bay, Ohio 15 minutes before their tour is scheduled to start. Tours are $10 per adult, $5 for children, plus $6 for round-trip fare to Gibraltar Island, payable to the water taxi driver.

August 20-21, 2022
Date: August 20-21, 2022
Location: Put-in-Bay

For more info click here.

As part of the annual Commodore Perry Birthday Celebration both the US Brig Niagara and the Pride of Baltimore II will be in port at Put-in-Bay August 20 and 21, 2022. Both vessels will offer deck tours Saturday from noon until 5pm. Mark your calendars and plan your visit now for this rare opportunity to see both of these impressive ships up close.

During the Perry Birthday Celebration weekend, Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial will be offering special ranger programs, including living history and musket and carronade firing demonstrations.

Our thanks to the captains and crews of the ships, Flagship Niagara League, Pride of Baltimore, Fort McHenry National Monument & Historic Shrine, Star-spangled Banner National Historic Trail, Island Transportation and the Duggan family, and the Village of Put-in-Bay for making this visit possible.

August 21-22, 2022

Dates: August 21-22, 2022
Location: Put-in-Bay

For more information click here.

Come out and help celebrate the Birthday of the Commander of the US Naval Force in the Battle of Lake Erie. The Park's carronade is also coming out to help celebrate this event with demonstrations. We hope to see Tall Ship sails painting the Lake Erie skyline as the Brig Niagara and Pride of Baltimore may be stopping at Put-in-Bay.

Bash on the Bay 5

Bash on the Bay 5
Dates: August 24-25, 2022
Brad Paisley - August 24th
Zac Brown Band - August 25th

Location: Put-in-Bay Airport
Put-in-Bay, OH
For additional information and ferry service click here.


Art in the Park
Date: September 10, 2022
Time: 10am-5pm
Location: DeRivera Park, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay
Learn more.

  Put-in-Bay Music Festival
Date: September 17, 2022
Location: The Boathouse Bar and Grill Parking Lot
For more information click here.

Island Wine Festival

Island Wine Festival
Date: October 1, 2022
Time: 11am-5pm
Location: Put-in-Bay
Learn more.


Oktoberfest Put-in-Bay

Oktoberfest Weekend
Dates: October 8-9, 2022
Time: Sat: 11am-7pm | Sun Noon - 5pm
Location: DeRivera Park, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay

Many island restaurants serve a large variety of German food, including: brats, weinerschnitzel, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spatzel, apple dumplings, German Chocolate cake, cabbage rolls and sauerkraut balls. The festival also includes a selection of island wines from Put in Bay's Heineman Winery, German beers and German music. Get a discount when you buy the 2-day pass.

Learn more.

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