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Big Day at the Bay

Event Details

“Big Day at the Bay”: A Day of Celebration and Fun at Put-in-Bay

Join us on Delaware Avenue at Put-in-Bay for the “Big Day at the Bay” on September 23, 2024, from noon to 5pm. This vibrant, family-friendly celebration, sponsored by Shores and Islands Ohio, is packed with activities, including the island-wide Sale Away Weekend garage sale, the Miller Boat Line 5K in the morning, and a delightful clambake at the Chicken Patio to support the PIB Volunteer Fire Department. The event promises a day full of excitement with Monte Carlo-style street games, kids’ activities, and great shopping deals. Whether you’re there for the clambake, the sales, or the fun activities, the “Big Day at the Bay” is an occasion that offers something memorable for everyone.

Start the Day with the Miller Boat Line 5K

Begin your day with the Miller Boat Line 5K in the morning, a fun and active way to kick off the festivities and explore the island.

Sale Away Weekend: Island-Wide Garage Sale

Discover unique finds and special end-of-season pricing at the Sale Away Weekend, an island-wide garage sale. It’s the perfect opportunity to hunt for treasures and great deals.

Clambake at the Chicken Patio

Enjoy a sumptuous clambake featuring clams and chicken at the Chicken Patio. This delicious event is more than just a meal; it’s a community gathering that supports the PIB Volunteer Fire Department.

Monte Carlo-Style Street Games

Experience the thrill of Monte Carlo-style street games along Delaware Avenue. With a variety of games suitable for novices and experts, the event brings a touch of glamour and excitement to the day.

Fun and Games for Kids

The younger guests will enjoy a lineup of engaging and fun kids’ games. Face painting and interactive activities will keep the children entertained and delighted throughout the event.

A Community Gathering

“Big Day at the Bay” is an event that brings the community together. It’s a day to enjoy good food, fun activities, and the company of friends and family in the charming atmosphere of Put-in-Bay.

Plan Your Visit

With a range of activities spanning the entire day, plan your visit to experience everything “Big Day at the Bay” has to offer. From the morning 5K to the evening’s festivities, there’s plenty to enjoy.

An Unforgettable Experience

Mark your calendars for a day of fun, food, and festivities at “Big Day at the Bay.” It’s an event that promises to be an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages.

Special Thanks to Our Event Sponsors





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DeRivera Park

DeRivera Park, Bayview Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA