52nd Annual Bob Evans Farm Festival


Bob Evans Down on the Farm® isn’t just a catchy commercial jingle. Bob Evans was a real farmer, and his farm is a real place in Rio Grande, Ohio. And starting in 1971, Bob Evans has celebrated America’s farmers down on the farm with our annual Farm Festival. This year, we celebrate our 52nd Farm Festival with a wide range of entertainment, one-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts, farm contests, delicious local food, and much more!


FREE primitive camping (no electric or water hookups are available). Spots are on a first come, first served basis and no reservations are needed (there’s plenty of space!). Portable water, porta-john restrooms, a dump station and 24-hour security are provided.


While you could dine at the site of the first Bob Evans Restaurant, the Farm Festival also features fall favorites including bean soup, kettle corn, apple dumplings, ice cream, Ohio-made cheese, cider slushies and local treats.


Along with the great food, the Farm Festival features crafts from artisans from around the country and incredible music, live demonstrations and family-friendly amusements.

Wandering around the festival, you’ll find hand-crafted decorations, toys, artisan foods from creators around the country.

On the festival stage, enjoy live music from renowned bluegrass, country and gospel musicians


Bob Evans Farm Address: 10854 State Route 588 Rio Grande, OH 45674

Farm Festival Hours*

  • Friday 9 am – 5 pm
  • Saturday 9 am – 6:30 pm
  • Sunday 9 am – 5 pm

Ticket Information*

  • Tickets are $5 per person at the gate for entry, and kids five and under are free.

Ride Wristbands (Unlimited Rides)*

  • $5 for ages 12 & under
  • $10 for ages 13 & over
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