Kelleys Island Events

Fun no matter what your age or interest may be!

Each year, there are over 60 events that occur on Kelleys Island, beginning in March and ending in late November. Whether it’s a beer or wine festival, a craft bazaar, a sports tournament, or tour of our historic or natural areas, there’s something for everyone!

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July 2020

Friday, July 17 - 19, 2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Island Fest 2020 - CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled. The theme for Island Fest 2020 is….Summer Olympic Games! This year’s festival will feature an interactive format with active games that are fun for the whole family! Island Fest, as always,

LOCATION:
Memorial Park, 112 Division Street
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Monday, July 20 - 24, 2020: 9:00 am - 12:00 am

Vacation Bible School

Please join us for the 2019 Vacation Bible School. This is a free event and children all are welcome! Vacation Bible School meets daily, Monday, July 20th through Friday, July 24th, from 9 am until noon. On Sunday, July 26th, the children

LOCATION:
Zion United Methodist Church, 101 Chappel St
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Friday, July 24 - 26, 2020: 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Film Fest

This highly anticipated annual event will feature blockbuster movies whose licensing fees are generously funded by islanders. Our premier sponsor is Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative. Movies will be shown both indoors and outdoors on

LOCATION:
Ball Field, 121 Addison St
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Monday, July 27 - 31, 2020: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Nature Camp (ages 9-14)

The 2020 Nature Camp Theme is “Bugs!” How does a bee make honey? Where do monarchs go in the winter? Campers will explore different ecosystems to uncover these secrets through observation and experiments. The world of insects

LOCATION:
Kelleys Island Field Station, 528 Division St
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

August 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Arts & Crafts Fair – KIHA

Journey north on Division street and stop by the campus of the Kelleys Island Historical Association for a creative Art Fair! You’ll find vendors and artisans selling their wares, including jewelry, literary works, pottery,

LOCATION:
Kelleys Island Historical Association, 224 Division Street
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Saturday, August 1, 2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Make-A-Wish Golf Cart Poker Run

Who doesn’t love tooling around the island on a golf cart…especially if there’s friendly competition involved? Join us for the Make-A-Wish Golf Cart Poker Run, a family-friendly event that benefits a fantastic cause!

LOCATION:
The Kelley’s Island Wine Co., 418 Woodford Rd
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Sunday, August 2, 2020: 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Make-A-Wish Benefit Swim

Have you ever looked out at the lake and thought, “I wonder if anyone has ever tried to swim to Kelleys!” Two island women have been carrying on that very tradition for over 20 years! For this special event, Cindra Mielke and

LOCATION:
Dockers Waterfront Bar and Restaurant, 114 W Lakeshore Dr
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Monday, August 3 - 7, 2020: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Adult Nature Camp

The 2020 Nature Camp Theme is “Bugs!” How does a bee make honey? Where do monarchs go in the winter? Campers will explore different ecosystems to uncover these secrets through observation and experiments. The world of insects

LOCATION:
Kelleys Island Field Station, 528 Division St
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Friday, August 7, 2020: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Justin Horseshoe Tournament

All are welcome, no matter your skill of the game. Fun Awaits You! Join Us on The Island! Now in its 12th year, the Justin Horseshoe Tournament has quickly become an island tradition that you won’t want to miss. Don’t worry

LOCATION:
The Kelley’s Island Wine Co., 418 Woodford Rd
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Friday, August 7 - 8, 2020: 5:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Homecoming – CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled. Homecoming is an event sponsored by KILA (the Kelleys Island Landowners Association) and serves as a weekend for those who love this island to return and enjoy fun, food, and entertainment. The event will

LOCATION:
Ball Field, 121 Addison St
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Saturday, August 22, 2020: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Poker Run Dice Roll

Grab your bike, golf cart or motorcycle and join in the fun for the 2nd Annual Peeper’s Poker Run/Dice Roll. Explore, Eat, Drink and learn about our beautiful island while earning points from the dice. A $10.00 donation is requested

LOCATION:
Peeper’s, 109 W Lakeshore Dr
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

Saturday, August 29 - 31, 2020: 8:00 am - 5:00 am

KI Outdoor Adventure Weekend

In years past, this was a one-day Poker Paddle event. In 2020, this event will take place all weekend long! Enjoy hiking, kayaking, and biking excursions courtesy of Island Adventours and Bret Maiers of the Island House Restaurant.

LOCATION:
Island Wide
Kelleys Island, OH 43438

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