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Festival of the Fish

Festival of the Fish - June 17th - June 19th 2022


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The Festival of the Fish has many opportunities available for sponsorship as we have several smaller events within the Festival.  Click below the pictures to see how you can sponsor the Overall Festival, Crazy Craft Regatta, Fireworks, and the Lighted Boat Parade!


Festival Hours:

Friday: 12pm-11pm
Saturday: 12pm-11pm
Sunday: 12pm-3pm


Lighted Boat Parade

Crazy Craft Race Theme

Queen’s/King Pageant

Princess/Prince Pageant

Guppy Pageant

Little Miss/Mister Pageant

Sand Castle Contest

Vendors, Entertainment, Food

Exchange Park Market Place Crafts and Collectibles

Father’s Day Parade

Firefighters Water Fight

Festival Location

Rt. 60 (Main St.) between Rt. 6 (Liberty Avenue) and Ohio Street, in the center of the historic downtown Vermilion, Ohio.

Discover Vermilion, Ohio

If the excitement of the Woollybear Festival isn’t enough then while you’re in Vermilion be sure to stroll around town and visit it’s quaint shops and stores offering everything from home-made chocolates to candles. There’s even an old fashioned soda fountain in downtown Vermilion. Another unique feature of Vermilion is “The Lagoons” a prestigious residential area across the river from downtown. To get a water-level view of the town and the lagoons The Mystic Belle, a tiny stearnwheeler cruise boat, will be operating during the Woollybear Festival taking visitors on rides up and down the Vermilion River.

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