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Ohio Pawpaw Festival

September 14, 2018 - September 16, 2018

The 20th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival will be September 14-16, 2018. We hope you can  join the crowds of happy folks at scenic Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio, for 3 days of pawpaw music, food, contests, art, history, education, sustainable living workshops, activities for the kids and lots more!

Friday4 p.m. – midnight
Saturday: 10 a.m. – midnight
Sunday10 a.m. – 5 pm

General Admission
$15/one-day pass; $30/weekend pass; children 12 & under free

Seniors/Military Admission
$10/one-day pass; $20/weekend pass

No Refunds; All Sales Final

NO DOGS allowed on festival grounds.  No weapons, outside alcohol, or illegal substances permitted.


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

3rd Annual Pawpaw 4 Miler and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

The 3rd Annual Pawpaw 4 Miler and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will take place in conjunction with the 20th Annual Ohio Pawpaw Festival that takes place every September at Lake Snowden in Albany, Ohio. NEW THIS YEAR: The race will be on Sunday at 9 a.m.

The Pawpaw 4 Miler is a classic cross country style race run on a mixture of grass, trails, and gravel surfaces, with a few fun obstacles along the route like hay bale jumps! Whether you are in it to run fast, or to simply enjoy the scenic Southeastern Ohio park, this race is a great event for all levels, including a 1 mile fun run/walk for children, families, or those who just want to take it easy.

Click here for more info.

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.

Camping at Lake Snowden

Lake Snowden will have unlimited camping areas for tents only. There will be a camping area designated for families.  Cost is $15 per tent for one night, $22 per tent for two nights. Limited shower facilities available for registered campers only.  Click here to purchase tickets online. For other camping questions, please call Lake Snowden at 740-698-6373. (Please note that campsites with electric are SOLD OUT.)


September 14, 2018
September 16, 2018


Lake Snowden
5900 US-50
Albany, OH United States
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