September and October 2020 Special Events


Some of the best fun to be had on the island happens after Labor Day.  Here are some of the events we have planned for you!

September 9, 2020, Reel Fine Wine Tasting Reel Bar Fine Wine Tasting Dinners have quickly become don’t miss events! This time we will explore rare finds from the West Coast. Guest Chef Galvin will prepare gourmet pairings for five fine wines. Seating is limited. Reservations only. Call 419-285-1318 or email info@reelbar.com to make your reservations now!

September 12, 2020, B1G Game Weekend:  Some of the best fun to be had on the island happens after Labor Day.  Here are some of our special events:  There may be no live Big 10 football this fall, but we can still enjoy the Ohio State/Michigan rivalry in a new way and in a fun place! The businesses at Put-in-Bay, Ohio are teaming together to give the experience of the Ohio State/Michigan game by hosting Big Game Weekend on Saturday, September 12, 2020. The establishments will decorate as if it were the actual game day and welcome guests to come dressed in their team colors. Old games will play on screens while the sound of marching band music and the aroma of tailgate food will fill the air.

September 19, 2020, Half-way to St. Paddy’s Day:   Put-in-Bay celebrates 1/2 Way to St Paddy’s Day. Reel Bar will offer Irish beer flights, corned beef & cabbage and Irish stew. Irish music will ring in the air! Everybody’s Irish on this day (or should we say 1/2 Irish on this day)!

September 26, 2020, Friends of the Bay Day: A Day to reunite with your island friends from over the years.  The day will feature a special one house set by Bob Gatewood of his fabulous original music at 3pm.  Ray Fogg will also perform later that evening at 7pm.

October 1, 2020, Reel Fine Bourbon Tasting:  A special night to share with friends.  A tasting of fine bourbons along with gourmet food pairings prepared by Northern Hassort’s corporate chef, Jason Baliman!  Call 419-285-1318 or email info@reelbar.com to make your reservations now!

October 2-4, 2020, Winefest:  Rather than an event in a tent on the park, Winefest will move into the island bars & restaurants.  Reel Bar will bring you a special combination tasting of Italian wines.  The white will be Soave (a delightful slightly sweet wine) and a fabulous Amarone (the king of all Italian red wines from the Veneto region).  We will have tastings, glasses and bottles available as well cheese to pair!

October 10 & 11, 2020:  Rather than an event in a tent on the park, Oktoberfest will move into the island bars & restaurants.  Reel Bar will bring you delicious Halusky, Bratwurst Stew, flights of German biers and Gluhwein (hot spiced wine)!  And you can count on some German music during the afternoon as well!  Ray Fogg will perform his last shows of the season at Reel Bar on Oct 9 & 10 at 7pm as well.

October 17, 2020, Reel Southern Boil:  What sounds better on a Fall October afternoon than a Southern Boil?  Clams, shrimp, sausage, potatoes and corn.  Yum!  Be there for the 6th annual Reel Bar Southern Boil!  Served beginning at 1:00 pm until it’s gone.  First come, first served!

October 24, 2020, Halloween:  Dress up and enjoy Halloween island style!

Also, check out our entertainment calendar to see who will be performing on our stage here:  http://www.reelbar.com/entertainment/