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Put-in-Bay Paranormal

Doller House Put-in-Bay Paranormal

Is the island normal or is Put-in-Bay Paranormal?  According to some paranormal researchers, there is convincing evidence that yes is the answer.  The following will discuss claims of other worldly visitors at three Put-in-Bay establishments: The Park Hotel, the Doller House and the Crews Nest.

Put-in-Bay Paranormal: 3 Suspected Haunts

Park Hotel

Park Hotel Put-in-Bay Paranormal

The Park Hotel has been a fixture on the downtown Put-in-Bay scene for over 150 years.  Originally, the hotel opened as the Deutches Hotel in the 1870s.  A striking feature of the new lodging choice was beds with springs, instead of beds stuffed with hay.  The first owner is believed to be George Schmidt.  A newspaper article from this era mentions him as owner.  Also, the Roundhouse Bar construction was in Toledo and shipped to Put-in-Bay. read more

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Mid America Boat Show Opens January 18th w/ Put-in-Bay Night

Mid America Boat Show

The Mid America Boat Show returns to the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio January 18th.  This is the largest and oldest boat show in Ohio.  Here, there are many fun and entertaining things to do and see.  Bring the family for a taste of Summer in the middle of the Winter!  Also, browse from over 400 boats onsite.  Boat dealers and boating vendors will be on hand offering the very best products and services.

Mid America Boat Show 2018 General Info

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Dates: January 18-21, 2018

Location: I-X Center; 1 I-X Center Dr; Cleveland, Ohio 44135

Boat Show Hours:

Thursday, January 18th          Noon – 9 PM

Friday, January 19th               Noon – 9 PM read more

Vintage Sports Car Racers Return to Put-in-Bay – AUGUST 28-31, 2016!

2016 put in bay road races

Put-in-Bay, Ohio — The Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion for the eighth straight year will again wake up the residents of sleepy South Bass Island (off Ohio’s North Coast near Sandusky, OH) with the sights, sounds and smells of vintage sports cars roaring through its quaint streets and around its airport, much the same as it was on the island for one weekend a year back in the 1950s and early ‘60s. This year’s event takes place from Monday, August 29 to Wednesday, August 31.

Unlike most vintage racing events, the Put-in-Bay Road Races Reunion (PIBRRR) welcomes owner-drivers of qualified racing and non-racing vintage sports cars of all types to be part of the show and participate in various events and activities. Those activities revolve around vintage racing generally but racing is just part of what’s going on. read more

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Exciting Put-In-Bay Events, Fireworks and Christmas!

july 4th at put in bay

There is always something exciting at Put-In-Bay during the summer. Here is a list of some fun family-friendly activities that are coming up in a few weeks. Plan your island getaway today, bring the kids, and have a great relaxed week on the Bay!

What: Fourth of July
When: July 4 @ 10:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial, Put-in-Bay, 43456
Info: This years July 4th includes a freedom concert presented by Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial by Jamison Charles and the Flying J’s starting around 7:30 on the lower plaza of the Monument. There will also be General George Patton’s Schooner “When and If” that will be doing day sails from the public docks. A grand fireworks program will also be presented at dark, on the Fourth of July, by the Put-in-Bay Business Owners & Friends of the Bay.  The aerial display will be shot off a barge in the downtown harbor and is best viewed anywhere along the downtown waterfront and from Perry’s Victory and International Peace Memorial grounds. read more

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2015 Put-in-Bay Historical Weekend was Again a Success!

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This past weekend featured some of the best weather of the summer with warm sunny days and cool comfortable evenings. Historical buffs and revelers alike descended upon the island and partook of the many different historical celebrations throughout the three-day event. Some of the more memorable events:

9/11 Sunset Tribute on Friday night at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Monument.

Perry’s Victory Heritage Festival on Perry’s Monument lawn. The 202nd Anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie took place this weekend. Art, history, and an 1812 military encampment plus about 1,200 Boy Scouts camped on the memorial east lawn. The annual Grande Parade was held at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday and had a record crowd. read more

2015 Put in Bay Fall Ball Customer Party

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Put-in-Bay Fall Ball 2015 – October 2-3

For 17 years, this annual fall festival called the Put-in-Bay Fall Ball (http://www.putinbayfallball.com) has been taking place at the Island Club Homes on South Bass Island. It started out as a gathering of friends with a few beers, guitars, and bonfires and has grown into an all-out party with well over 1700 people in attendance. The adult beverages have grown up to a complete keg truck. The music has grown up to multiple bands and island musicians. And thousands of hamburgers, hot dogs, and bratwurst have been added to feed the hungry masses. This two-day customer appreciation party is open to all guests who are staying at The Island Club, The Commodore Resort, The Put-in-Bay Resort, The Put-in-Bay Condos, Victory Station Hotel, Bay Lodging Resort, Edgewater Hotel, and the Blue Harbour Hotel. Wristbands will be provided at check-in to allow you to gain access to the party for free! There are still a handful of hotel rooms and two rental houses left for this huge end-of-season party. Book Now! read more

Put-In-Bay Labor Day

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Do you have Labor Day plans yet? Why not put an island in your life and come up to Put-in-Bay? Bring the family, rent a house, have a couple cookouts, and relax with some beautiful end of summer weather. We look forward to seeing you!

Labor Day Weekend Bands – Sept 4-7
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4th day Echo
Acoustic Mayhem
Bob Gatewood & the Calabash Band
Bright Light Band
C.O.D.
Dj Rehab Poolside
Flyin Jays
Hey Monea
Killer Flamingos
Mike “Mad Dog” Adams
OK Maybe
Paul Franks
Ray Fogg Show
Splendid Chaos
Terry & Andrew
The Menus
Tricky Dick
Tyler Stevens
Venyx

Dueling Pianos at Mr. Ed’s Bar

Dueling Pianos mr eds put in bay

Nest Weekend is a special event at Mr. Ed’s Bar & Grille. The only catch is that it is at the Port Clinton location! So if you are up on the island, you can pop over on the Jet Express to hear the Dueling Pianos and pop back on the last ferry to the island to catch some great late night Put-In-Bay bands as well!

Dueling Pianos new time is from 6-9pm, this coming Sunday August 9! You don’t want to miss this show. Outside this weekend, Mr. Ed’s will be having acoustic shows from 2-6pm every Sunday in August. Stop in and enjoy some great food, drink specials, and entertainment! read more

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Put In Bay Fly in / Antique Car Parade

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The 3 Whiskey 2 Pilots Association (the island’s pilots association) is so pleased to be coordinating with their friends in the PutinBay Car Parades for the upcoming Sunday’s combined Fly-in/Antique Car Event from 11am – 4pm. As we understand it, the car parade will depart from the airport (instead of the Twine Shanty) and return after the parade. And if you didn’t hear, the event includes a PIG ROAST!!!

Please feel free to come as early as 11:30am, when we will open the parking lot gates for parade cars, to enjoy some great food (get it before your neighbor eats it all) and camaraderie prior to the parade! Looking forward to a fun day of cool cars and airplanes! Sunday, August 9th, 2015. read more

The 3rd Annual Perry’s Victory Triathlon & Family Races

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What a beautiful day for a race!!! The 3rd Annual Perry’s Victory Triathlon & Family Races was moved due to weather from Sunday, June 28, 2015 to today Sunday, July 19, 2015 at Put-in-Bay, Ohio (South Bass Island). Perry’s Victory Triathlon was a great opportunity to get in shape for the summer and everyone this morning enjoyed a day on the beautiful island of Put-in-Bay!

The route had been designed to take runners on a scenic tour of the historic island of Put-in-Bay. The hub of the race is being held on the lawn of the Peace Garden at Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial. This was a great event for first time du/triathletes as well as seasoned veterans. The event offered a Sprint Triathlon, Sprint Duathlon, Kids & Family FUN Run and a 5k Run/Walk. read more