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June 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
*****Location change due to forecasted rain. New location is Put-in-Bay Town Hall.*****
The annual Founders Day Celebration at Put-in-Bay will be held in the center of the village at DeRivera Park from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. This free, family-focused island event, is hosted by the Put-in-Bay Chamber of Commerce, and celebrates the founding of Put-in-Bay by Hispanic merchant Jose DeRivera. Founders Day will feature St. Paul’s traditional strawberry shortcakes & live entertainment playing popular tunes in a fair-type atmosphere. Children’s games will be available from noon to 2:00 pm. There will also be local crafters and jewlery makers selling their wares. Pick up a vintage Put-in-Bay souvenir, handcrafted items, tee-shirts, jewelry and more.