Grand Festival FUN Worth the Drive

Two Amazing small-town Historic festivals happening this June in West Central Ohio; you won’t want to miss offering Family FUN for the entire family with Great FREE Live music and fun and unusual entertainment…both are located in beautiful & charming small-town settings.

First up, the Annual Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee is set for June 14 -18th, held at a beautiful Ambassador Park in Fort Recovery adjacent to the historic Fort Site Park.

Bring the entire family; admission, parking & entertainment are all FREE! The fun begins Wednesday evening, uptown at 5pm with the Taste of Fort Recovery. This is your chance to sample a variety of interesting & delicious foods, from various local Fort Recovery restaurants, all while listening to some Caribbean steel drum sounds from the party band the Sunburners!

Throughout the rest of the weekend, enjoy even more terrific FREE Live music, rides & amusement, Fort Recovery Food Stands, and an antique tractor display. Thursday night at 6:00 kicks off the jubilee with a hog roast, tug of war, jumper inflatables, a softball tourney, an outdoor movie, and live music by The LumberJacks. Join us Friday at 5:00 for the kiddie stands, Red Cross go-kart races, softball tourney, merchant’s business exhibits tent, pie baking contest, quarter auction, hot wing eating contest, live duck races, and music by Country Mile.

Saturday, starting at 9:00am with the Diggin Life CoEd volleyball tourney and softball tourney. Bring the kids later in the day for Cooper Farms Kiddie Day, which includes Amazing Circus stilt walkers, kiddie stands, a pet parade, and a High Action Bikes BMX stunt show. Later in the night will be the adult keg roll obstacle course, merchant’s business exhibits tent, bingo, Wayne IGA rib cookoff, live duck races, auction of Phil Wood artwork, and music by Grove Hill.

Finish your weekend with us on Sunday with Larry Stone memorial car show, the fireman’s parade, kiddie stands, merchant’s business exhibits tent, live music by Effexor Unplugged, BBQ chicken dinners, kiddie tractor pull, duck races, Mercer County challenger baseball, bingo, 50/50 drawing and Jubilee Rafflesoftball tournament, Tug-of-War challenge, and a “Family Outdoor Movie Night!”

Other featured events include… BIG Wheel Race, Kiddie Tractor Pull, local talent show, the famous Fort Recovery Racing Ducks, and the Jubilee Quarter Auction! The Fireman’s Parade begins at 2pm on Sunday afternoon and is followed by a Chicken BBQ dinner.  The weekend includes rides, games, & TONS of tasty festival foods!

So, make your way to the banks of the Wabash, and enjoy the Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee! While at the Fort, check out the historic Memorial Park, the fabulous murals, Fort Recovery State Museum & log cabins. For your complete Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee schedule, visit

Next up…The Maria Stein County Fest, which takes place on the beautiful & peaceful grounds of the Maria Stein Shrine of the Holy Relics, June 23-25th!

FREE parking, admission & entertainment beginning with the featured performances of The Flying Cortes Trapeze Spectacular! Also, back by popular demand is the nationally known Country Fest Tractor Square Dancers! Additional special features at this AMAZING festival include Craft Show, Lift-A-Thon, Bingo, Raffles, Games, Petting Zoo, Rides & much more family fun!

Friendly competitions at Country Fest include Diaper Derby, Punt-Pass-Kick, Quarterback Challenge, and a 5K Run/Walk. Volleyball, Dodgeball, Corn Hole, and 3-on-3 Basketball. Also, enjoy GREAT Live music for ALL ages throughout the entire weekend, and come hungry because Country Fest has plenty of delightful food to satisfy everyone’s palate! For your complete guide to the Maria Stein Country Fest, visit

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