Lake Erie Love Blog

One of the Midwest’s hottest vacation spots, the region between Toledo and Cleveland provides an eclectic mix of historically significant sites, family-fun amusements, gorgeous scenery, and outdoor recreation.

Shores & Islands Ohio January & February Event Highlights

Best known as the Midwest’s summertime playground, Shores & Islands Ohio is surprisingly an amazing winter and holiday getaway as well. Come celebrate the season along the shore this winter and make memories for years to come. From a reason to plan your visit this summer on the lake (boat show and…

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2022 Top Sport Headliners in Shores & Islands Ohio

2022 is drawing to a close and while indoor venues will begin to heat up this winter, we wanted to take a look back on all the excitement from a year of sports in the Shores & Islands Ohio. The communities continue to embrace and support the efforts of our team and the success of each facility is a…

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New Year’s Eve in Shores & Islands Ohio

In Shores & Islands Ohio you can welcome the New Year with unbelievable STYLE. You’ll #LakeErieLove our holiday celebrations! Not only do we have one, but TWO quirky-and-silly midnight “drop” parties – think New York’s famous big apple, but with kitschy, small-town friendly vibes. There are also a…

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Port Clinton Walleye Drop Ready to Bring In 2023

Wylie Walleye, a 20 ft. long, 600 lb. fiberglass walleye is being polished up and readied for his big New Year’s Eve night, the Walleye Drop. The event, also known as Walleye Madness at Midnight, has been held annually since the late 90’s, even in 2020 as a livestreamed virtual event. As in year’s…

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Create Memories, Not Debt this Holiday Season

This holiday season, don’t stress out over your home decorations, being the best host, or even finding that perfect gift. Instead, relax and expERIEnce the season by spending time and not money. Find a community festival to attend where there are generally kids’ activities, entertainment, and local…

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Conference and Event Grants Available for 2023 Groups

Are you an event planner or responsible for selecting meeting locations for your business or organization? Shores & Islands Ohio wants to give you another reason to consider our area for your next conference, convention, meeting, reunion, or sporting event. The 2023 Conference and Event Grant is now…

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AXE-CITING WEEKEND

Attention Axe Throwing enthusiasts: the Battle of Lake Erie is almost here! The three-day event hosted by Noble Axes and Pins in the Marketplace Downtown will see amateur and professional axe-throwers from across the country bring their best to the Shores & Islands Ohio region. THROW FOR A PRIZE The…

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Shores & Islands Ohio November and December Event Highlights

As we enter the final months of 2022, we reflect on what an amazing year it was for travel and tourism for Shores & Islands Ohio – we hope you made tons of memories while visiting Ohio’s north coast whether for the first time or if you’re a “regular.” But the year isn’t over yet and there are still…

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Spooky, Scary Shores & Islands Ohio

As we speed right on through the month of October, it’s worth noting that Halloween is in full-effect throughout the entire region. If you love being scared out of your gourd (see what we did there?) then Pumpkin , have we got some fun in store for you! If you love the frights and fears that often…

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