Berlin Area Festivals & Seasonal Events

While staying at Donna's Premier Lodging, you will find many fun and interesting activities to do in Ohio's largest Amish Settlement. Whatever your interests or objectives, our gracious staff will be happy to help you put together a great day trip!

1.  Annual Pajama Party

Usually the last Saturday in January. Rise before the sun and wear your pajamas to receive special discounts at local merchants. More info at Country Craft Cupboard in Berlin 330-893-3163.

2.  Charm Days

Held the 2nd weekend in October. Bargain shopping, a two day benefit bake sale, a flea market on Saturday, yard sales throughout the town, a school benefit and much more!

3.  Christmas in Berlin

Friday after Thanksgiving, features a live nativity parade. 330-893-3467.

4.  Dandelion May Fest and Great Dandelion Cook Off

 at Breitenbach Wine Cellars, First Saturday in May. 330-343-36063.

5.  Fabulous 50's Fling

Usually the 2nd weekend in June. Enjoy classic cars, great music, live entertainment, and amazing food at sensible prices. For more information visit:

6.  Harvest Festival Parade and Rib Cook Off

on Main Street in Berlin in September. Check actual dates 330-893-3467.

7.  Ohio Swiss Festival

Area’s Premier festival, est. 1953. Ohio Swiss Cheese, authentic Swiss costumes, continuous free Swiss entertainment, Steintossen (stone throwing) competition. Ohio fine wines tasting. Kiddies and Grand Parades. Usually first weekend in October. Please call 330-852-4113 for the actual festival dates.

8.  Thunder Over Holmes County/Independence Day Festival

Usually the weekend after or before July 4th Lots of events, parade, contests, food vendors, and of course; FIREWORKS! 330-674-2412