The following events were supplied to us by festival organizers and tourism offices throughout the state, and selected by Midwest Living editors. This is not intended as an all-inclusive list of all events in this state. If you decide to go, call first: Dates and specific events can change at the last minute.
Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival
Gahanna, June 15 – 17, 2018
Admission: Adults 12 and up: $7 (Fri. and Sun.); $10 (Sat.); $21 (weekend pass); children 11 and under (and military w/ID) Free
Join in the celebration as Ohio's "Best Blues & Jazz" Festival turns 20! Located in the heart of Gahanna in the picturesque Creekside District, the Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival features 5 stages with 90 hours of music from regional, national and Grammy-winning artists, food and artisan vendors, cocktail tastings, craft beers, amusement rides and family fun. Enjoy a leisurely paddleboat ride while listening to smooth jazz and cool blues or reserve your seat and be treated like a VIP. Weekend packages and advance tickets available. (866-424-2662; creeksidebluesandjazz.com)