Ovid Carriage Days

Events & Attractions


Craft/Vendor Show – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

The craft show showcases products from home based businesses as well as handcrafted products from very talented vendors.

Want to be a Vendor? – 2017 Craft/Vendor Application

BBQ Rib Cook off – Saturday

Do you like BBQ? Well then you don’t want to miss this cook off. Come out and sample some of our community competitor’s best tasting ribs and sides.

Want to compete? – 2017 BBQ Rib Cook Off Application

New Event! Chili Tailgate Cook off – Sunday

Help kick off the NFL season with our first ever chili cook-off and tailgate party. Contestants will create their best chili for public sampling and judging. Come out with your favorite team colors and help pick a winner.

Want to compete? – 2017 Chili Cook Off Application

Midway Carnival – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

We have a great carnival with many fun attractions for all ages. The Carnival is provided and ran by D&R Shows, LLC from Toledo, OH.

Parade – Saturday

Our parade is a fun celebration of our small town! Local businesses, bands police/fire departments, clubs and more showcased in the hour long parade through town.

Want to be in the parade? – 2017 Parade Entry Form, Parade Invite

Light Parade – Friday After Dark

After the sun goes down stick around to watch the light parade sponsored and put on by Cities’ Public Saftey. Grab some glow sticks and wave at them as they go by.

Tractor Pull – Saturday

Come down and cheer on our local competitors in this classic event.

Want to compete in the Tractor Pull? – Chuck Spiess: 989-834-2660

Main Stage – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

We will be having a full three days of music and entertainment on the main stage this year. Friday night on the main stage we will have the sounds of 50’s music. Saturday afternoon will bring us country music by Louie Longoria followed by our first ever lip sync battle. Saturday night, come and let your hair down a rock out to 80’s metal provided by Glamhammer. Sunday, come out and listen to some local favorite bands, The Jack Clarkson Band followed by the Missouri Ramblers.

New Event! Lip Sync Battle – Saturday

This new event is sure to be an instant classic! Local competitors of all ages, groups and singles, will compete against each other on who can “lip sync” their favorite songs the best! Two categories – one champion in each! Do you have what it takes?

Want to be in the Lip Sync Battle? – 2017 Lip Sync Application

Beer Garden – Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Parents: Do you need a timeout? Feeling thirsty? Come take a load off under our tent in our Festival Beer Garden, where you can take a moment to enjoy the musical acts on the main stage while enjoying a variety of ice cold alcoholic beverages.

Auto Show – Sunday

If you love to look and see great automobiles, then Sunday is for you. Our Main Street will fill up with all kinds of fantastic displays of Americana from past and present.

Have a car, truck, motorcycle or even a tractor you want to show off? – Contact Aaron Taylor, Cell: 989-666-2469 Email: ATaylor@thaisummit.us

Co-Ed Softball Tournament – Saturday   

Come join us for our annual Co-Ed Softball Tournament. Several teams compete to be the champion and receive notoriety as the best team in Ovid! Does your team have what it takes to win it all?

Got a team? – 2017 Co-Ed Softball Application

Bubble Soccer – Saturday  
Presented by the Ovid-Elsie Lacrosse Club

Back again this year is bubble soccer. This live action sport is fun for all and is a great event for family and friends. So form your teams and come on out and support your community. All proceeds go to the Ovid-Elsie Lacrosse Club.

Registration – 2017 Bubble Soccer Sign-Up Sheet



When submitting an entry form, you must first download the document to your local machine and then open it from that location for the form and “Submit” button to work properly.