July 1, 2016


Photo gallery: Friday evening at Lorain International Festival

VIDEO: New Lorain festival will support International anniversary

A new festival is coming to Lorain’s waterfront this fall, and it will help support the city’s signature festival as it celebrates a big birthday. Oktoberfest will be held from 2 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, the first day of autumn, at Black River Landing. Proceeds will go to planning the celebration at International Read More…

VIDEO: 46th festival bazaar kicks off

Photo gallery: 2012 Lorain International Festival princess pageant

VIDEO: Princess pageant talent portion


VIDEO: Meet new Lorain International Festival Queen Taylor Cawthon

Hungarian princess Taylor Cawthon crowned Lorain International Festival queen

Hungarian princess Taylor Cawthon decided to become a Lorain International Festival princess to meet new people. And it worked. “I met my best friend doing this,” she said. She also got a pretty big honor out of the experience. Thursday night she was crowned the 2012 Lorain International Festival queen. Cawthon said she was stunned. Read More…

Parade lineup finalized

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Lorain Lions to provide vision screenings at festival this weekend

The Lorain Lions, who have been champions for the blind and vision-related causes for nearly all of their 90 years, will be providing free vision screenings for young children this weekend at Lorain International Festival. Families can come to their booth, but screenings “will be sporadic because we’ve got our people that are trained on Read More…

Lorain Lions in the spotlight at International Festival

The Lorain Lions formed 90 years ago, and it didn’t take them long to find a mission. “We were challenged by Hellen Keller in 1925,” Lions President Douglas Kayle said at a Wednesday-night open house held to highlight the Lions’ work. That challenge came “at the Lions’ international convention, which, at the time was held Read More…