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.

July and August Event Highlights 2023 | Shores & Islands Ohio

With the impressive Lake Erie coastline and a remarkable array of seasonal attractions, summer is when Shores & Islands Ohio shines! Tour wineries, hike nature preserves, play mini golf, shop ‘til you drop, or get your fill of tasty eats on the islands. Family-fun attractions and outdoor water parks…

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May and June Event Highlights in Shores & Islands Ohio

Spring has gone to the birds! And also, to the fish, the dogs, the pirates, and the bikers! All these events combined will usher in another amazing summer in Shores & Islands Ohio. Get ready for a season full of excitement, as festival time is underway, seasonal attractions are opening their doors…

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Shores & Islands Ohio March & April Event Highlights

So far, March is “in like a Lamb” in this coastal region of Ohio. Winter has been fairly mild and we are already seeing signs of spring all around. Looking for a reason to visit Shores & Islands Ohio before the summer excitement? These early spring months are a wonderful time to explore the shore…

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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 New Year

Updated December 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…

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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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