Find Fun Fall 2023 Things to Do in Northern Ohio!

Many of us long for the cooler days of autumn, the abundant color of the falling foliage, and all the fun to be had in the season of pumpkin spice! We’ve curated a list of fabulous fall activities taking place in our area in September and October – build your itinerary around  your stay at Angel Welcome Bed & Breakfast!

Of course, the Melon Festival is our #1 event! Read all about it on our blog, and don’t miss that cantaloupe ice cream and watermelon sherbet!
Dates: September 1 – 4, 2023
Where: Milan Town Square –
Park at Edison high school on state route 113e with drop-off and pick-up on the Square.
Cost: Free to enter the festival

Also on Labor Day weekend, the Knights of Columbus in Port Clinton are putting on the Perch, Peach, Pierogi & Polka Festival! Enjoy live musical acts, polka lessons, Perch dinners and sandwiches, Polish sausage and Pierogi plates, and Peach pie and ice cream!
Dates: September 1-3, 2023
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, 109 E. Perry St. Port Clinton, OH 43452
Cost: Adults – $8 per day or $20 for the weekend, Under 18 is free

A fun and eerie time is to be had at Seneca Caverns – a lantern tour, 65 feet below the earth’s surface, following the footsteps of early adventurers – using lanterns and headlamps, you’ll explore the caverns while hearing stories of ghosts, folklore, and history. 
Dates: Saturdays, September 7 – October 14, 2023 – 5pm
Where: Seneca Caverns, Bellevue, Ohio
Cost: $32 per person, 12 and older ONLY

Civil War and history buffs, get ready for a unique event- the Civil War Winter Camp at Spiegel Grove. Reenactors will be on site, for a taste of what it was like to be a soldier during the War Between the States, with music by the Camp Chase Fifes and Drums. New this year will be a demonstration by the 5th U.S. Colored Troops Company G and a performance by the 73rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Band.
Date:  October 28, 2023, 10am-5:30pm
Where: Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, OH 43420
Cost: Tickets for non-members are $10 ages 13 and older, $7 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. Tickets for Hayes Presidential members are $8 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 6-12 and free for ages 5 and younger. A family pass that includes admission for two adults and up to four kids is $25 for non-members and $20 for Hayes Presidential members.

The largest one-day festival in the state of Ohio is back for the 51st year – the Woollybear Festival is held in downtown Vermilion, celebrating the return of the famous black and orange caterpillar! The festival will feature music, pet and costume contests, the “wonderful, wacky, Woollybear” parade, food vendors and a marketplace.
Date: October 8, 2023
Where: Downtown Vermilion, OH
Cost: Free to enter the festival

September will be warm still, but as October makes its appearance, the cooler weather will prevail, making an enjoyable time for outdoor events. Get your rooms booked with us and build your fun getaway to Northern Ohio!

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