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

strawberry festival10th Annual Bolivar Strawberry Festival

June 12, 13 & 14, 2014

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, Bolivar Fire Dept. 5K Run, Saturday Parade, Strawberry Eating Contest, Amusement Rides, Food Concessions, Entertainment, and of course,


Sponsored by Bolivar Main Street Renaissance Association

Beyond the Fences of Zoar

Garden Tour, Luncheon & Symposium

June 21, 2014 – 9am to 5pm

Zoar Garden TourTour and Symposium only $15/person

Tour, Symposium and Luncheon $32/person

Keynote speaker features Laura Deeter, PhD (aka ‘the Garden Hoe’) Associate Professor – Horticulture Technologies Program Coordinator: Landscape Horticulture and Horticulture Science Ohio State ATI.

The symposium will feature many more 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 will be held during the luncheon (catered by Chef Michael Smith of Trax Diner Catering) and in the main Garden as well.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association. Visit for more information.

Fort Laurens Revolution on the Tuscarawas

ftlaurensJuly 12, 2014 – 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

$7/adult, Children/$3

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 for more information

Bolivar’s Summer Spectacular!

11th Annual Canal Street Cruise-In and Bolivar Film Festival

July 19, 2014 – 4pm – ??Bolivar's Summer Spectacular 2014

Free admission

Registration to show a vehicle begins at 3pm

Entertainment by Spikeman, Chicken Dinners by Bolivar Lions Club (purchase early for discount!)
Grand Opening of Sublime Smoke in Downtown
Evening Entertainment by Elec Simon

Film Festival located at Bolivar Art Gallery at dark

Family friendly fun!

Sponsored by the Bolivar Main Street-Renaissance Association

41st Annual Zoar Harvest Festival & Antique Show

hfcrowdAugust 2 & 3, 2014 – Sat 10-6, Sun 10-5

Browse the village for free – to enter buildings or tents is $8/adult, Children 12 & Under Free

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

2013CW-PosterCivil War Reenactment –

September, 2015

$10/adult, Children 12 and under free.

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

14th Annual Bolivar’s Christmas on the Canal

Christmas on the CanalNovember 2014 – 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-Renaissance Association

Christmas in Zoar

ciz_belsnickleDecember 6 & 7, 2014 – Sat 10-6, Sun Noon-5

$7/adult, Children 12 and under free.

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.

Sponsored by Zoar Community Association


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