Celebrating tradition and fun the Olde Canal Days Festival will have its 51st annual event July 11, 12, and 13 in Canal Fulton with amusement rides, food and craft vendors, the Grande Parade, the Miss Olde Canal Days Pageant, canal boat rides, live entertainment and music, canal boat rides, and fireworks.

The three-day festival features authentic downtown storefronts on the scenic banks that host the canal boat rides on the St Helena III canal boat, Bates Brothers amusement rides, a vintage baseball game hosted by the Fulton Mules, Trucks and Tykes, and the Ohio Burn Unit with live fire dancing and fire eating.

Daily rides on the Canal Boat or visit with a tour of the Olde Canal Days Museum. Enjoy all of the different fair food vendors. Hours for the festival are 5 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, capped by fireworks at 10 p.m. at the St. Helena Park.

Shuttle service details are available at discovercanalfulton.com.

Platinum Sponsors include Allstate (Terry Evans Agency), BellStores, Chapel Hill Community, Community Health Care, MCTV, SARTA, Skipco, and Slicker Farms.

Entertainment includes Karri Fedor & Kerosene, The Locke Boys, John Dosch Band, and Vicious Six as well as local entertainment and an open mic session.