Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival
Location: 707 Kenilworth Ave., Coshocton
Hours or event date: June 7-8
Description: The Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival is one of the longest running balloon festivals in Ohio with over 25 hot air balloons filling the skies. Musical entertainment, carnival rides, festive foods and crafters are just a few of the items lined up at this annual festival. Tethered balloon rides are available, as well as untethered balloon rides (online reservations required). This is a fun, free admission event for the whole family!
Website: www.visitcoshocton.com

Summer Sasquatch 50k, 20 & 10 miler
Location: Salt Fork Lodge, 14755 Cadiz Road, Cambridge 43725
Phone: 740-439-2751
Hours or event date: June 8, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Description: This race will challenge you with a permanently marked 10.4-mile loop course over rolling hills on the hiking and bridle trails of Salt Fork State Park. 50K participants will run a total of three loops for over 4,000 feet of elevation gain and 4,000 feet of elevation loss; 20 Milers will run two loops, and 10 Milers will complete one. Hikers are welcome in the 10 Miler
Have your family tag along for an awesome Ohio stay-cation.
Website:  www.westernreserveracing.com


National Road Bike Show and Rib Fest
Location: Cambridge Main Street — 905 Wheeling Ave.
Phone: 740-439-2238
Hours or event date: June 15, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Description: Hot rods and Harleys, trikes and bikes will line Wheeling Avenue during this annual event. Come out to see bikes, rat rods and more and grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trailers. Stay for the live bands and entertainment and enjoy a cold beer, too!
Website:  www.downtowncambridge.com

Boomarama!
Location: Cambridge City Park
Phone: 740-432-3287
Hours or event date: July 4
Description: Annual Fourth of July fireworks event. Various activities and entertainment throughout the day at Cambridge City Park. Food vendors, games and musical performances lead up to the main event, the fireworks! The night sky begins to glow with colors at approximately 9:30 p.m., with a full soundtrack to accompany the show.
Website:  www.cambridgeoh.org/parks-and-recreation

Gus Macker 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament
Location: Byesville Village Park
Phone: 740-439-0020
Hours or event date: July 27-28
Description: A Gus Macker Tournament is designed for basketball players who love the fun of the driveway game — male or female, from age 7 to 70-plus, short and tall, the most experienced or those with little or no experience who just want to play. A Macker is a double-elimination tournament, but with a consolation bracket historically called “The Toilet Bowl” for teams that lose the first two games.
Website:  www.macker.com

Deerassic Classic Giveaway, Outdoor Expo
Location: Route 22, Guernsey County, east of Cambridge
Phone: 740-435-3335
Hours or event date: Aug. 2-3
Description: Part trade show, part charity raffle, the Expo is the annual fundraiser hosted by the National Whitetail Deer Education Foundation. The event is often sold out, so contact them early. Entertainment includes John Michael Montgomery on Friday evening; Tracy Byrd on Saturday evening.
Website: www.deerassicclassic.com

50th Salt Fork Arts and Crafts Festival
Location: Cambridge City Park
Phone: 740-705-6866
Hours or event date: Aug. 9-11
Description: A juried festival that showcases high-quality art in a variety of mediums such as painting, pottery, ceramics, fiber art, metal work, jewelry, acrylics, mixed media, photography and more. Artists come from all over the U.S. for this three-day event. Area students are given the opportunity to display their work, visitors are entertained throughout the weekend by a variety of talented performing artists, concessionaires offer satisfying foods. The Market Place offers foods made in Ohio and there are programs just for kids.
Website:  www.saltforkfestival.org
 
Cambridge Cruise-In
Location: Main Street, Cambridge
Phone: 740-439-2238
Hours or event date: Aug. 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Description: Named by Cruisin’ Times Magazine as one of the best car shows in its category, the Cambridge Cruise-In draws  thousands of car enthusiasts every year.  From hot rods to Harleys there is something for everyone during this annual event.
Website: www.downtowncambridge.com

Crucifixed 2019
Location: 6010 College Hill Road, Cambridge OH 43725
Phone: 740-439-2761
Hours or event date: Aug. 17, 1 to 6 p.m.
Description: The 4th annual event will feature Christian bands “As We Ascend,” “Random Hero,” “The Protest & Zahna.” Spoken Word artist Heath A. Dawson, speakers Josh Haught, Seth Ellis and Mark "Ty" Stoffer and The Love Brothers will make appearances. All attendees will also be able to attend that evening's performance of The Living Word Outdoor Drama at no extra charge. Youth groups, churches, families and fans of music are welcome.
Website:  www.livingworddrama.org