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9th Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion

Event Details

9th Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion: A Celebration of Jeep Culture

Gear up for the 9th Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion, a thrilling event for Jeep enthusiasts, to be held on July 13, 2024, at Heineman’s Winery. The weekend kicks off with a pre-party at Frosty’s bar on July 11 and continues with a Campground Crawl on July 12. The main event on July 13 features a Jeep Show from 11 AM to 3 PM, a parade at 3 PM, and a drone photo to capture the moment. Jeep owners and fans can enjoy peer voting, door prizes, and trophies, celebrating the unique Jeep spirit amidst the beauty of Put-in-Bay. Buy tickets for Saturday’s show here!

Thursday Pre-Party: The Festivities Begin

Join the pre-party at Frosty’s Bar on Thursday, July 11, at 7 PM. This gathering sets the tone for the weekend, allowing Jeep owners and enthusiasts to mingle and kick off the invasion in a festive atmosphere.

Friday’s Campground Crawl: A Unique Experience

Friday, July 12, brings the Campground Crawl, an exclusive event for campers. This is a fantastic opportunity for participants to connect and share their passion for Jeeps in a relaxed, fun setting.

Saturday’s Jeep Show: The Main Attraction

The highlight of the invasion is the Jeep Show at Heineman Winery, where Jeeps of all types will be showcased. Attendees can admire a variety of models and styles, with peer voting ending at 1 PM and trophies awarded by 2 PM.

Jeep Parade and Drone Photo

Don’t miss the Jeep Parade at 3 PM, a procession showcasing the impressive line-up of vehicles. Following the parade, a drone photo at the corner of Meechen and Langram will capture this memorable event.

Special Thanks to Sponsors

This event is made possible by the generous support of sponsors, who provide not only funding but also entertainment and prizes, adding to the excitement of the invasion.

Event Merchandise: A Memorable Keepsake

This year’s event merchandise, including the special yellow shirts, is a must-have for participants. Remember, no shipping is available for shirts – pick them up at the show or arrange for a friend to collect them.

Ferry Travel Advisory

Participants should note that the Miller Ferry does not allow same-day roundtrips during busy summer weekends. Plan your travel accordingly to ensure a smooth experience.

Limited Registration

With a cap at 225 Jeeps, registration is exclusive and opens in January. This limit ensures a quality experience for all attendees, making early registration crucial. Register here!

Accommodations for Visitors

Since same-day round trips are not available, check out Put-in-Bay’s hotels for comfortable lodging options, ensuring you enjoy the entire event without worry.

Join the Jeep Community at Put-in-Bay

The 9th Annual Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion is more than just an event; it’s a gathering that celebrates the spirit of the Jeep community. Whether you’re a Jeep owner or an admirer, this weekend promises fun, camaraderie, and a shared love for these iconic vehicles.

Put-in-Bay Jeep Invasion

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Heineman Winery

Heineman Winery, Catawba Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA