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.
Fun in Cleveland all Summer Long
Cleveland. Grit meets sophistication in a town where you can browse modern art inside a turn-of-the-century transformer station, hear the orchestra perform live inside the local hot dog joint and chow down on pierogi stuffed with beef cheek. We’ve got world-class experiences without the world-class ego. And for that, you’re welcome. Join in for events all summer long. (800) 321-1001; ThisisCleveland.com/events
The Ohio Light Opera
June 13 - August 8, 2015
As America's Premier Lyric Theater Festival, The Ohio Light Opera is committed to staging professional productions encompassing the best of musical theater tradition, particularl rare gems and golden-age musicals that have not been presented with full production values for many years. Enjoy Gilbert and Sullivan operettas, Cole Porter's "Can-Can," and George and Ira Gershwin's "Oh, Kay!." For the complete performance calendar, visit the Ohio Light Opera website, ohiolightopera.org or call (330) 263-2345.
10th Annual Jungle Jim's International Beer Fest
June 19 - 20, 2015
An International ExBEERience! With over 350 beers from 100 different breweries, this year's event promises to be the biggest and best yet! There will be brew masters available to talk about the craft and imported beers and we'll also have some rare beers that you might not get the chance to sample again. You won't want to miss the tapping at the start of each night. Don't miss out on this year's Beer Fest! For more information, please call (513) 674-6000 or visit JungleJims.com/BeerFest.
Riverside Wine Festival
June 20, 2015
Attend Findlay's Riverside Wine Festival to enjoy summer the right way-with wine! Sample wines from Ohio wineries offering regional wines ranging from world-class wines to fruit wines. Whether one enjoys red, white, blush, dry, sweet or something in-between, there will be an opportunity to find a favorite. Tickets at the event are $25 and include a tasting glass and ten tasting tickets, non-tasting tickets are $10. Uncork some fun, we will see you there! (419)-422-3412; artspartnership.com