The annual Labor Day Festival is Canal Winchester's largest and longest running event. What began in 1920 as a small gathering called the Fall Festival, has grown into a local tradition that attracts over 30,000 visitors each year.
The festival offers something for everyone. The food is always the most popular attraction. It is hard to walk through the festival without grabbing something to eat.
The festival has continued to expand its entertainment. Performances from local to regional with country, rock and motown styles will surely provide for a good time.
During the day, activities focus on the kids. There are rides, games, and a beauty pageant. Every evening there are bands for the older crowd. There also is a car show, beer tent and several dozen vendors demonstrating their wares.
The event for all ages is the Labor Day parade. There are hundreds of entries for everyone to enjoy! The parade has state and local entries that everyone enjoys.
2014 FESTIVAL SPONSORS
Diley Ridge Medical Center
CAR SHOW SPONSOR:
Bob McDorman Automotive Museum
Jeff Wyler Chevrolet
M.G. Abbott Inc.
Hahn Pest Management
CANAL BOAT RACE SPONSOR:
Mike Hummel and Jim Stevenson Farms
SPECIAL THANKS TO:
Canal Banking Center, Casto Management Services, Fairfield National Bank, Violet Township, Madison Township, Bird + Bull, Engineers + Surveyors, Mefford for Ohio, Nowstalgic Toys, Macs NAPA Auto Parts, South Central Power, Carl Wheeler, Mayor Mike Ebert, Waibel Construction, City of Canal Winchester, Kingys Pizza,
Labor Day Festival
Canal Winchester Labor Day Committee
36 S. High St.
Canal Winchester, Ohio 43110