Incorporated in 1891 and embraced by the rocky limestone coast of the great Lake Erie, Marblehead is a thriving small town characteristic of true Americana. We are rich in history with a strong, diverse Eastern European culture. Our picturesque setting, friendly people, quaint shops and restful nature beckons travelers seeking to escape the chaos of big cities and bright lights.
Marblehead is within the Lake Erie Shores & Islands tourism area. Lake Erie Shores & Islands is the Midwest's hottest, most exciting vacation destination.
Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter ... We welcome you to Marblehead for a leisurely visit or for a lifetime!
Located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, the area offers all the calm and relaxation of a coastal vacation as well as many exciting and diverse amusements to please the whole family. From amusement parks, to museums, to watersports, to natural areas and more - everyone will find a great reason to...Explore the Shore Next Door!
Crisp blue water, a lighthouse beacon shimmering in the night, small town charm, historic landmarks, a quaint waterfront village, picture perfect sunrises, hometown restaurants, friendly pubs, unique gifts, a perfect family vacation, the ideal romantic getaway. In our town, there is something for everyone. Shop, dine, stay and play in beautiful Marblehead, Ohio.
From small town parades, to grand celebrations, there's always something to do in Marblehead, Ohio. The Annual Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival is a peninsula-wide festival that includes a variety of activities for the entire family to enjoy. A Classic Car Show in downtown Marblehead features door prizes, raffles, music, dash plaques, gift bags and more every summer. Visit the Marblehead Village Farmer's Market seasonally for fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruit and homemade items. Head to Marblehead in May for the annual Daisy 5K Run/Walk on the very scenic natural habitat and daisy trail. Enjoy live music throughout downtown Marblehead at the annual Marblehead Music Fest. Don't miss Christmas in July at East Harbor State Park, also home to the Annual Conservation Day each August. The yearly Halupki Festival, a celebration of Carpatho-Russian foods and culture, takes place in August. The Halloween Campout is so popular it's held two weekends in a row in October. Seasonal celebrations continue in Winter with events such as Village Lights. Visit the Village of Marblehead Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. Every season is in season in Marblehead, Ohio.
"At the tip of the scenic Marblehead Peninsula the charming town of Marblehead features the iconic Marblehead Lighthouse, beautiful views of Lake Erie and Sandusky Bay and boating culture. The lighthouse is the Great Lakes' oldest continuously operating lighthouse and is open for tours during the summer." - ONLY IN YOUR STATE
"You can drive or take the ferry to this peninsular Ohio state park. East Harbor offers a 1,500-foot sand beach amid its vibrant wetlands, home to painted turtles, red foxes, and great blue herons. Plus, there’s disc golf." - Travel & Leisure
A place where time moves a little slower, loved ones feel a little closer and there's a Great Lake between you and your worries. From island hopping to birdwatching, record-breaking roller coasters to water parks, wineries to dockside dining, plus hidden gems that keep the fun going all year long. However you like to coast – you'll find it here.