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Pawpaw Festival Starts This Friday!


There’s a cool breeze in the air, which means we start thinking about the Pawpaw! Come celebrate Ohio’s largest indigenous native fruit. There are many educational booths, arts and crafts sales, live bands and some of the most wonderful tee shirts you’ll find all year! There is camping and a large pond available so if you love adventure, this festival is for you!  There is so much to do and see, so come-on-out and spend a day at one of Southeast Ohio’s most popular festivals.

The 19th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival will take place Sept. 15-17, 2017. 3 days of Pawpaws,  music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops and activities for the kids

For more information, just click on this link:   Official Pawpaw Fest Website here!

Friday: 4 pm – midnight
Saturday: 10 am – midnight
Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm

$15/one-day pass; $30/weekend pass; children 12 & under free. No Refunds; All Sales Final
Seniors 60 and over, with proper ID – $10/one-day pass; $20/weekend pass.
ATTENTION DOG OWNERS: please note there is NO DOG PARK this year; dogs are still welcome within the camping areas.  Only service animals will be permitted on the festival grounds.


Ohio Pawpaw Festival is located at 5900 US 50 West, Albany, OH

What is a Pawpaw?

The pawpaw (Asimina triloba) is North America’s largest native tree fruit. The fruit has a wonderful creamy texture and a tropical flavor.

Southern Ohio is home to some of the largest and best tasting wild pawpaw patches on the planet. The pawpaw is also super nutritious and historically significant.

Come wander the hills and discover why George Washington’s favorite dessert was chilled pawpaw.