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Ohio Swiss Festival

 The Ohio Swiss Festival began in 1953 as a way to help the Ohio Swiss Cheese Association, based in Sugarcreek, to sell its excess cheese and to celebrate the Sugarcreek area’s Swiss Heritage. Today it continues to be celebrated on the fourth weekend after Labor Day. Friday & Saturday provide two full days of entertainment and events such as costume and yodeling contests, the Steinstossen (throwing of the stone), the Swiss Cheese Chase 5k,and a kiddie and grand parade!  


Downtown Sugarcreek
Broadway and Main St.

Sugarcreek, Ohio 44681

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Toll-Free: 1-888-609-7592

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Thursday: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM

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Events Dates:

10/2/2015 - 10/3/2015




The Steinstossen, or throwing of the stone, is one of the competitions at the Ohio Swiss Festival. You can also participate in the yodeling, costume, and cheese-eating contests!

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