Put-in-Bay 2020 Calendar of Events
Perry Peace Memorial Opens For Season
May 20 - October 16
The Put-in-Bay Monument known as The Perry Victory and International Peace Memorial opens for the 2020 season on May 20th at 10:00 AM with a live musket firing demonstration by characters dressed in authentic 1812 uniforms.
The Perry Monument towers 352 feet over Put-in-Bay And the Lake Erie Islands as a memorial to those who fought in the war and to the long-lasting peace between Great Briton, Canada, and the United States in one of the worlds largest undefended borders. Guests are encouraged to take an elevator to the observation deck where spectacular views of Lake Erie are offered.
Perrys Victory Visitor Center is a must-stop while visiting Put-in-Bay. The Monument is the only National Park Service monument celebrating peace between the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. It was originally designed to commemorate everyone who fought for freedom in the Battle of Lake Erie during the War of 1812. While touring the Visitor Center, you will learn more about the history of this battle. Visitors can view the Perry Peace Memorial from multiple vantage points and spend time at the waterfront park. The Visitor’s Center offers fun programs throughout the year so be sure to plan accordingly. There are many great family events including the annual Put-in-Bay Music Festival
The operating schedule for the 2020 Season is as follows:
May 20th to September 14th from 10 am to 6 pm
September 15th to September 30th from 10 am to 5 pm
October weekends Friday thru Monday until October 22nd 10 am to 5 pm.