Take Exit 93 festivals

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

Historic Zoar Hotel Tours 

Zoar Hotel cupola stairsApril 6, 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15, 2018

Also November 2, 3 & 4, 2018

Rare opportunity to tour the grand old hotel in Zoar – from the Rathskellar to the Cupola. Learn its history and how it may have helped contribute to the demise of the Zoar Society.

Haunted? You be the judge!

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association

Maifest in Zoar 

Zoar MaifestMay 12, 2018 – 10am – 5pm

Celebrate the coming of Spring with a traditional German Maifest! Zoar celebrates its German Heritage during Maifest with German food and drink, German music and a Maypole. The 2018 Bimeler Art Exhibit, Lillian Martin Spencer will also premiere during the event. The Zoar Plant Sale will also take place in the Zoar Garden.   Maifest will be held from 10am-5pm.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association   photo courtesy of Historic Zoar Village

14th Annual Bolivar Strawberry Festival

Bolivar Stawberry FestivalJune 14, 15 & 16, 2018

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, Food Concessions, Entertainment, and of course,


Sponsored by Bolivar Main Street Association

Beyond the Fences of Zoar

Garden Tour, Luncheon & Symposium

Zoar Garden TourJune 16, 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 14 & 15, 2018 – 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 20-22, 2018

Alive is a multi-day Christian music festival that will feature performances by 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!

15th Annual Canal Street Cruise-In

2018 canal street cruise inJuly 21, 2018 – 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

45th Annual Zoar Harvest Festival & Antique Show

Harvest FestivalJuly 28 & 29, 2018 – 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 ReenactmentSeptember, 2019 (Biennial event)

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

17th Annual Bolivar’s Christmas on the Canal

Christmas on the CanalNovember 2018 – 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 1 & 2, 2018 – 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