official tourism bureau
Join the local tradition of “The Wake” at the Round House Bar in Put-in-Bay on October 19, 2024. This unique event, now in its 35th year, symbolically mourns the end of another vibrant Put-in-Bay summer season. Guests are encouraged to dress in black to participate in the festivities, which include live music and a lively atmosphere. The Red Moon transforms into a Haunted Bar, offering a spooky journey through a season-ending casket display. The evening then continues at the Round House Bar for a night of cold drinks, live entertainment, and the iconic Put-in-Bay party atmosphere.
The Haunted Bar Experience
Explore the Red Moon’s transformation into a Haunted Bar, adding a thrilling twist to the traditional wake theme, complete with a casket representing the season’s end.
Live Entertainment and Party Atmosphere
The Round House Bar will be alive with music and celebration, offering a chance to enjoy one last night of Put-in-Bay’s famous entertainment and party scene for the season.
A Gathering for Seasonal Workers and Locals
“The Wake” coincides with Homecoming Weekend, where past seasonal workers return to relive their memories, making it a reunion of sorts for those who’ve spent summers at the Bay.
A Reflection on Put-in-Bay’s Winter Transformation
The event provides an opportunity to reflect on the stark contrast between the lively summer season and the quiet winter months when the island transforms into a more subdued, close-knit community.
Your Last Chance for a Put-in-Bay Visit This Year
For those who haven’t made Halloween plans, “The Wake” marks the last opportunity to experience Put-in-Bay before it winds down for the year.
Join in the Unique Festivities
Don’t miss this distinctive event that captures the spirit of Put-in-Bay. “The Wake” offers a blend of fun, nostalgia, and a unique way to bid farewell to the summer season.
The Roundhouse Bar, Delaware Avenue, Put-in-Bay, OH, USA