The 2023 festival will be held Friday, June 30th, and Saturday, July 1st, 2023 in Marshall Park in Ontario, Ohio. The festival continues to grow and many new features will be added this year. Food, Concerts, 5K Run, Games, Food Eating Contests, Raffle, Kid's Area, and the area's largest fireworks display synchronized to music on Mix 106.1FM WVNO. Be sure to check out all the sections below. We have a lot of great events this year!
Stop by and see classic cars with a cool vibe! Brian & Michelle Gate - State Farm Insurance is proud to present the Ontario Car Show in Marshall Park, Friday from 5:15pm to 9:00 pm
The fair food begins for some of our vendors Friday night. Stop by and grab some food and enjoy the events. 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday Night Corn Hole Tournament! Teams of two will compete for the 2023 Ontario Cornhole championship! This event will start at 6:00PM. Cost is $30 a team which will be collected at the event. 100% Prize Payout. Get your team together and get signed up to compete! There is max number of teams allowed in this event so don’t wait to get registered. Use link below to register.
SOBOS (Some Of the Best Old Songs), is a classic rock band from Wooster, Ohio. Focusing on music from the 70’s and 80’s, the song list has a good deal of variety. Each member has many years of music performance experience. Band begins at 6:00pm on the Meijer & Bell Stores Food Vendor Stage brought to you by Directions Credit Union.
New for 2023 is the Ontario 4th of July Festival Craft Show on Saturday, July 1st from 11 am to 5 pm. Space is limited so reserve your spot by clicking the link below. Craft Show will take place in the park on Dunlap Drive.
Get out and run for a good cause and win some amazing prizes including cash and giftcards! Thanks to Buckeye Express Car Wash - Trent & Sara Walter Family, Brian & Michelle Gates State Farm, Ontario Youth Sports, and The Cove Coffeeshop & Pizza Company! Signup now open. Click Signup Below
The most extensive raffle in Festival history will take place this year. Raffle prizes include TVs, area restaurants, and even a Car from New Haven Auto Sales. Tickets can be purchased at New Haven Auto Sales, Sutton Bank, and studios of WVNO FM / WMFD TV to benefit Ontario Youth Sports.
Prizes include a gas Jeep, a New Haven Car, and tons of other prizes.
At Noon all our food vendors open for all your festival food cravings! This year ALL food vendors will be in Marshall Park. Come enjoy great food and enjoy our fantastic park!
The Patriotic Pooch Parade! Get out the Red, White, and Blue outfits and take your pooch for a walk down the parade route.
You need to SIGN UP below by clicking the link and filling out form. You will then be contacted with details, lineup times and route information.
Saturday, July 1st, at 3:30pm: This year's OhioHealth Parade is going to be one of the biggest! The parade will run down a portion of Shelby-Ontario Road and go through the park. A viewing map will be posted soon. If you want to be a part of the parade, click "I want to be in the parade" link below so we can get you signed up. After you signup we will contact you about lineup location and times. Bought to you by OhioHealth. See the NEW PARADE ROUTE here
The 4th of July Festival will host more great food-eating contests. Contests will be near Raffle Stage in food vendor area from 7 pm to 8 pm.
Pour One Nine Beerfest VIP Tables Open at 5:30 pm with BBQ Dinner served at 7:00 pm. For table information visit PourOneNine.com General Admission also opens at 5:30 pm. Tickets are required. Click Find Out More for details and to order.
Let the kids burn off the energy! This year's Nationwide Children's kids' area will be filled with inflatables and events for all ages. Thank you to Ontario Police Department for handling security so that everyone is safe! Kids area is open from 12 noon to 10 pm
Saturday, July 1st, 5:00pm : The marquee event is our Frog Jump Contest! Big frogs like one of the past champions above, little frogs, and even the occasional toad show up for the big jump! To enter, bring your frog to the Raffle Stage by 4:30pm. Registration on-site. Start feeding your frogs and get them pumped for this family fun event!
New Event 2023: Saturday, July 1st. We welcome Professional Skydiving Team Fasttrax as they jump from planes and touchdown in Marshall Park!
The jump is planned for 5:50 pm with landing at 6:00 pm
The Pour One Nine Beer Festival and VIP BBQ Dinner kicks off at 5:30pm. Two concerts on the Avita Health System, Richland Public Health & Mix 106.1 Concert Stage including Soul Satyr & The Horns Band at 6:00pm and County Line at 8:15 pm! VIP enjoy a great BBQ meal with Dan Lew & DLX and Cove Pizza and Nitro Tea! This is a ticketed event and details at PourOneNine.com. Entry to Pour One Nine is 21 & over. ID Required
Soul Satyr & The Horns Band is back for another live performance on the Avita Health System, Richland Public Health and Mix 106.1 FM Concert Stage starting at 615pm Entry to Pour One Nine is 21 & over. ID Required
Country is back with County Line performing on our main stage at 8pm! Live in concert on the Avita Health System, Richland Public Health and Mix 106.1FM WVNO Concert Stage! Concert is from 8 pm to 10 pm Entry to Pour One Nine is 21 & over. ID Required
"Sorelle" - Local sister trio from our area and stars on "The Voice" will sing the National Anthem on the Mix106, Avita Health System, and Richland Public Health Concert Stage at 10:05pm leading into the Mix 106 musical sound track.
Thanks to generous support from Dan & Brenda Niss, we light the fuse on the largest fireworks show in North Central Ohio synchronized to music on Mix 106.1FM WVNO at 10:10pm.
We love our community and want to celebrate America with you!
Marshall Park, 3375 Milligan Rd, Ontario, Ohio 44906, United States