It’s heating up out there and the summertime escapades are ready to happen! June and July of 2023 will be the best time for summer festivities since 2019, and we know you are ready to roll! We’ve got a list of fun things to do near the B&B – don’t forget to make your reservations early so you can have a soft spot to land after days of sun and fun!
Vermilion is traveling back in time for this year’s Festival of the Fish with the theme, Fishstock…3 days of Peace, Music & Perch! Sounds great to us! The weekend of June 16-18, there are so many events happening at this festival, your head will spin! These include a Crazy Craft Regatta, Pageants for girls and boys, the Lighted Boat Parade, a Fire Fighters Water Fight, Crafts & Collectibles Marketplace, Food Trucks, Vendors, live musical entertainment, sandcastle content, a fireworks bonanza, and the Fishstock Father’s Day parade. The merriment starts each day at 11am. No matter if you go one night or all 3, you will have a blast from the past!
For a more mellow time, visit Perry’s Monument for their Summer Solstice Sunset Tour. Celebrate the longest day of the year, on June 21, with a sunset tour to the top of the Monument to watch the sun set over Lake Erie on the “monumental” observation deck. Purchase a ticket ($10) at the Visitor’s Center to take the elevator to the observation deck during golden hour. The tour starts at 8pm.
Huron River Fest is happening July 7-9th – this wonderful street fair will have Midway rides and games, the Lions Club River Fest Parade, 5K race and fun run, Pets on the Pier, the Queen’s competition, the River Fest Road Show, fireworks, vendors, music, and lots of that wonderful fair food – what deep-fried delicacies do you like best?
For the American history buffs, the weekend of June 15 & 16 is a can’t-miss occasion! Civil War Days takes place in Bellevue at Historic Lyme Village. In addition to battle reenactments, you can meet the reenactors and demonstrators, and learn more about what life was like during the War Between the States. A period tea and dancing will also take place each day on the lawn behind the Wright Mansion, with all buildings open for tours.
When you stay at Angel Welcome Bed & Breakfast, we’ll have your hearty homemade breakfast ready to get you prepared for a good day of summer fun, and your comfy bed ready for a great night’s sleep!