official tourism bureau
Mark your calendars for September 3rd, 2023, and join us at Put-in-Bay for a memorable day as we welcome THE Best Damn Band in the Land to South Bass Island! This legendary group from Ohio State University is coming to commemorate the Bicen-TEN of the Battle of Lake Erie (1813-2023) in partnership with the local Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau, Miller Boat Line, Jet Express, and The Perry Group.
The day will be filled with family-oriented fun and excitement as the musicians arrive in the afternoon at the downtown dock. From there, they will initiate a short procession through the island for all visitors to enjoy. Later, the band will make their way to Perry’s Monument Visitor’s Center, where they will perform a captivating show on the lawn.
As the sun sets, prepare for a dazzling fireworks display at dusk, lighting up the sky over the island. After the spectacle, the band will depart in the evening aboard the Jet Express.
Don’t miss this unique event as the renowned university band brings their exceptional talent to Put-in-Bay. Experience the magic of their performance, the camaraderie of the parade, and the breathtaking fireworks display, all in celebration of the Battle of Lake Erie’s Bicen-TEN. Make your plans now to join us on September 3rd, 2023, for an unforgettable day at Put-in-Bay!