Take Exit 93 festivals

Local Festivals and Attractions just off I-77
when you Take Exit 93!

4th Annual DogFest of Zoar 

DogFest in ZoarJune 10 & 11, 2017

The 4th Annual Dog Fest is taking place on Saturday June 10 and Sunday, June 11. Buckeye Dock Dogs returns to Zoar to showcase their Big Air, Extreme Vertical, and Speed Retrieval competitions. Dog lovers are encouraged to bring their canine companions to explore the festival, which will include a variety of pet-friendly vendors, a pet parade, a pet/owner look-a-like contest, a pet costume contest, and more! Tours of Historic Zoar Village are free for the duration of the weekend, though we ask that pets stay outside the historic buildings. Although there is no admission to the event, there is a parking fee of $5/car. Both days of the festival begin at 9am and end at 6pm.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association

13th Annual Bolivar Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival in Bolivar OhioJune 15, 16 & 17, 2017

Free to the Public in the historic downtown business section (Canal Street)

Attractions include the Strawberry Queen, Little Miss Berry Princess and Little Miss Shortcake Princess Contests, a 5K Night Glow Run, Saturday Parade, Strawberry Eating Contest, Amusement Rides, Food Concessions, Entertainment, and of course,

STRAWBERRIES!

Sponsored by Bolivar Main Street Association

Beyond the Fences of Zoar

Garden Tour, Luncheon & Symposium

Zoar Garden TourJune, 2018 (Biennial Event)

Tour, Symposium and Luncheon

The symposium will feature many presenters, and the historic Zoar Garden will be filled with crafters and artisans. Many private gardens in the village will be open as well. A Silent Auction is held.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association. Visit historiczoarvillage.com for more information.

Fort Laurens Revolution on the Tuscarawas

ft-laurenJuly 8 & 9, 2017 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Explore Fort Laurens Museum, located on the towpath trail in southern Bolivar. View progress on the rebuilding of Ohio’s only revolutionary fort, watch as redcoats and bluecoats face off, or browse through the camps filled with women and children in period dress. Refreshments.

Visit www.fortlaurens.org for admission costs and more information

Alive! Music & Outreach Festival 

Alive festivalJuly 19-22, 2017

Alive is a four-day Christian music festival that will feature performances by TobyMac, Lecrae, Needtobreathe, Rend Collective, over 20 other artists and a gospel message each night of the festival.

Alive is designed to be an opportunity for Christians to invite family members, coworkers, friends, and acquaintances to hear the life-changing message of the gospel in an environment that is entertaining and nonthreatening.

Located at Atwood Lake Park. Visit their website – Alive!

Bolivar’s Summer Spectacular!

14th Annual Canal Street Cruise-In

Bolivar's 2017 Cruise InJuly 15, 2017 – 4pm – 7pm

Free admission

Registration to show a vehicle begins at 3pm

Entertainment, Chicken Dinners by Bolivar Lions Club (purchase early for discount!)

Family friendly fun!

Sponsored by the Bolivar Main Street Association

44th Annual Zoar Harvest Festival & Antique Show

Harvest FestivalJuly 29 & 30, 2017 – Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

One of the best antique show and sales in the country with over 60 high quality antiques dealers

Enjoy the juried craft show, art show, exhibits, demonstrations, and museums. Horse-drawn wagon rides, food and more are located throughout the historic village!

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association

Civil War Reenactment –

Civil War ReenactmentSeptember9 & 10, 2017

Experience Ohio’s largest and best Civil War reenactment when over 1200 reenactors invade the village of Zoar to showcase Civil War era life on the battlefield and the home front. Join in the fun at the Civil War Ball on Saturday, shop Sutler’s Row for unique reproduction items, and visit the Zoar museums. Food, drink, horses and canons galore!

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association

16th Annual Bolivar’s Christmas on the Canal

Christmas on the CanalNovember 2017 – 4:30 – 7:00 pm

Free to the Public

Christmas carols, lighting of the Santa House and Community Christmas Tree, arrival of Santa, Mrs. Claus and the North Pole elves. Kids, bring your letters to Santa! Complimentary coffee, hot chocolate and cookies furnished by Bolivar Main Street Association

Christmas in Zoar

Christmas in ZoarDecember 2 & 3, 2017 – Sat 10-6, Sun Noon-5

Musical entertainment, private home tours, live manger scene. Juried craft show to shop while the kids visit Santa’s workshop. Horse drawn wagon rides and a Saturday candlelight church service followed by a luminary lit walk to the historic Garden for a tree lighting.

Admission is charged for adults.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association