Walleye Festival

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​Due to PCHS graduation taking place on Saturday May 28, 2016 both the Walleye 5K Walk & Run  (registration @ 9am, walk /run @ 10am) And the Walleye Festival Grande Parade (parade begins @ 1pm) will be held on SUNDAY, MAY 29TH.


schedule of events


The 36th Annual Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival gets underway from May 26th through May 30th at picturesque Waterworks Park on the shores of beautiful Lake Erie in Port Clinton. An array of free live concerts, Kids Fishing Derby, Grande Parade, educational programs and activities, Walleye 5K Run & Walk, carnival rides, and more than 130 vendors from around the nation, help make this event one of Ohio’s premier outdoor weekend celebrations.

Never in short supply, delicious food and beverages will be enjoyed by all. This is the perfect summer kick-off! For a complete schedule, visit our website at www.walleyefestival.com

advanced ride tickets

​Advance Ride Tickets for the 2016 Main Street Port Clinton Walleye Festival are now available. Each ride ticket is $40 and good for the entire Walleye Festival weekend. Quantities are limited so please buy them early. Each Advance Ride Ticket enters you to win an iPod. Two iPods will be given away. Deadline to purchase Advance Ride Tickets is Thursday, May 26 at 5:00pm. Please make checks payable to Main Street Port Clinton. You can purchase the Advance Ride Tickets at the Port Clinton Chamber located at 110 Madison Street and Great Lakes Popcorn located at 60 Madison Street in downtown Port Clinton. 

walleye 5k 

thank you non-profits
& Businesses 

Friday, May 26th 
5:00pm-7:00pm- Maureen Saporni
7:00pm-11:00pm- First National Bank

Saturday, May 28th 
11:00am-3:00pm- Walleye Drop
3:00pm-7:00pm- Pathway Inclusion Center
7:00pm-11:00pm- Greater Port Clinton Arts Council

Sunday, May 29th 
11:00am-3:00pm- Port Clinton Lighthouse Conservatory 
3:00pm-7:00pm- Civilian Marksmanship Program
7:00pm-11:00pm- Port Clinton Rotary 

Monday, May 30th 
11:00am-2:00pm- United Way
2:00pm-5:00pm- Fremont Ice Wolves