Mini Bridge

2022 Festival


Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival will be celebrating its 38th Annual Festival to be held October 8th and 9th, located on East Jefferson Street from Chestnut Street going East to the Railroad tracks.

Festival Highlights

  • Official Souvenirs
  • Crafts
  • Entertainment
  • Demonstrations
  • Contests
  • Parade
  • Kids Games
  • Great Food
  • Free admission

  • - Lego Covered Bridge Contest Judging: October 7th at 6:45 PM.
  • - Troll Costume Contest Judging: October 8th at 10:45 PM.
  • - Baked Goods Contest Judging: October 8th at 11:00 AM.
  • - Chili Tasting Contest Judging: October 8th at Noon.


THE TROLL COSTUME CONTEST
WILL BEGIN AFTER THE PARADE OCTOBER 8th 2022
JUDGING STARTS AT 11:00 AM
SHOW OFF YOUR COSTUME - WALK IN THE PARADE

GOOD LUCK
COVERED BRIDGE COMMITTEE

LEGO COVERED BRIDGE CONTEST
ENTRIES WILL BE RECEIVED OCTOBER 7th 2022
BETWEEN 3:00 AND 6:30 PM
JUDGING STARTS AT 6:45 PM

GOOD LUCK
COVERED BRIDGE COMMITTEE

Friday, October 7

3pm - 6:30pm Drop off Lego Bridges for judging at tent marked “Mini Bridge Contest”
In Giddings Park, by the back wall of the school building
6:46pm Judging of mini bridge contest

Saturday, October 8

9am - Noon Pancake Breakfast - Jefferson United Methodist Church
125 East Jefferson Street - Wesley Hall Entrance
9am - 10:45am Drop off entries for baked goods contest at tent marked “Contests”
By the back wall of the school building in Giddings Park.
9:30am - 10:30am Parade Lineup at Jefferson High School
10am Festival/ Craft Building Open/ Kids Activities
10am - 4pm Car Show / Antique Engine Show @ Giddings Park
10am - 11am Chainsaw Chix by antique engines
10am - 11am Erie Heights Brass Ensemble
10am - Noon Scribbles and Giggles
10am - 11:45am Drop off entries for Chili contest at tent marked “Contests”
By the back wall of the school building in Giddings Park.
10:30am Parade leaves High School
10:45am - 11am Parade arrives at Giddings Park
Troll contest judging at the Covered Bridge Pavilion
11am Baked goods contest judging
11am - 4pm John King as Abraham Lincoln strolling grounds
Noon Chili contest judging
Noon - 1:30pm Jess Kellie Adams
1pm - 2pm Chainsaw Chix by antique engines
1pm - 4pm 1890 tours at Jefferson Depot
1pm Cornhole tournament
between the Giddings Law Office and the school building
3pm - 4pm Chainsaw Chix by antique engines
3:30pm - 5pm Jess Kellie Adams
5pm Festival closes

Sunday, October 9

9am - Noon Pancake Breakfast - Jefferson United Methodist Church
125 East Jefferson Street - Wesley Hall Entrance
10am Festival / Craft Buildings opens / Kids Activities
10am - 5pm Antique Engine Show
10am - 11am Church service by Jefferson Nazarene Church
11pm - Noon Chainsaw Chix by the antique engines
12am - 1:30pm The Two Kings
Noon - 4pm John King as Abe Lincoln strolling grounds
1pm - 4pm 1890 tours at Jefferson Depot
1pm - 2pm Chainsaw Chix by the antique engines
2pm - 3pm TBA
3pm - 4pm Chainsaw Chix by the antique engines
3:30pm - 5pm The Grand River Drifters
5pm Festival Closes



Location

Display

On The Village Green - Giddings Park
(GPS location 100 East Jefferson Street)
Official Covered Bridge Festival Souvenirs
Food Vendors
Ashtabula County Bi-Centennial Bell
The Mini Bridge
Antique Cars / Antique Engines
Apple Butter Making Demonstrations
Giddings Hall
(behind the police station)
Inside Crafters
Jefferson Historical Society
(Giddings Law Office)
Historical Displays
Fire Department Bean Soup by Rotary
Henderson Memorial Public Library
(54 East Jefferson Street)
Kids Activities
Sidewalk chalk painting
Jefferson Depot 1890 tours from 1-4 p.m. both days
**schedule is subject to change**