See the ONE & ONLY "TURTLEMAN" from the former Animal Planet series "Call of the Wildman" and the current Youtube series "Turtleman's Hunt for Bigfoot"! 10 am to 6 pm. Photos, autographs, etc.! "Ye Ye Ye Ye Ye!!!! Live Action!!!"
Shop at over 40 VENDOR/FLEA MARKET/CRAFT BOOTHS! What a great selection of items to choose from here! Great variety of goods, and you will find something that you just can't live without!
McKay Family Farms LLC will have their petting zoo (both farm and exotic animals) here as well as their pony rides! Both kids and adults will LOVE the critters! They charge a small admission to the petting zoo if you enter.
Visit the three unique shops here on the property, Buckeye Trading Post, Apalchen Trade Co., and Vinson's Rock Shop! Absolutely unique and affordable items! People from far and wide are AMAZED at the incredible items in each store! And we are offering a special 10% off during the Buckeye Bigfoot Bash only (not available on special orders)! Also, while at the Buckeye Trading Post, you can also check out the museum featuring fascinating artifacts and items from around the world! Some drinks/snacks/candies can also be purchased inside the Buckeye Trading Post, and SEVERAL Bigfoot items including assorted concrete statues, coasters, signs, bandanas, playing cards, bandages, mugs, stickers, ornaments and more can be purchased inside too! #BUCKEYETRADINGPOST IS YOUR BIGFOOT HEADQUARTERS!
You will find the entertaining Ohio Squatch aka Shenandoah Squatch as he makes his way around on his hover-board! Be sure to visit his booth here as well for more fun items!
Visit the Historic 1830's Stone House on the property here and get your Corn Cob Cannon "Squatch Shoot" tickets. 3 shots for $5! From there, walk back to the Bigfoot Base Camp and try your luck shooting the corn cob cannon at the Bigfoot statue! Win a fun "bragging rights" Bigfoot Squatch SharpShooter rubber bracelet if you hit him, but honestly, just shooting the cannon is a THRILL in itself! Also, if you LOVE scavenger hunts and solving "clues", purchase the Bigfoot Scavenger Hunt materials at the Buckeye Trading Post for $5 and see if you can become part of the "official" Bigfoot Research Team! The clues will take you all over the 1830's property as you try to solve the Bigfoot Scavenger Hunt!
Geode cracking & Gem Mining will be available! Geode cracking will be available in the tent right next to the Vinson's Rock Shop. Moroccan Geodes--Sm $5, Med $8, Lg $12. Gem Mining rough is available at the other shop, Apalchen Trade Co., which is by the mining sluice, and they come in $5, $10, $15 or $50 bags.
Apalchen Eatery will be offering some food/snacks & drinks at their concession trailer in the vendor area. Check them out if you get Bigfoot Hungry! Some snacks/candy/drinks/bottled water will also be available in the Buckeye Trading Post.
There is $3 field parking and FREE admission to the event. You just pay for whatever you might buy or consume, and/or any activities you may participate in as you attend here. Please try to bring the CORRECT CHANGE ($3) for parking, if possible, to keep the vehicle entry area moving as quickly as possible.
There will be 5 Contests with trophies & prizes! BEST BIGFOOT CALL, BIGGEST FOOT, HAIRIEST BIGFOOT, BEST TURTLEMAN YELL, & CUTEST LITTLE BIGFOOT (AGES 0 TO 8). If you want to participate in any of the contests, please just be at the DJ Truck Stage at 1 pm when the contests will begin! You can be as creative as you want, and there will be judges! The contests are open to any age, except the Cutest Little Bigfoot, which is only for ages 0 to 8. While you are at the Buckeye Bigfoot Bash, be sure to sign up for 3 BIG GIVEAWAYS! There is one entry box at each main shop (Buckeye Trading Post, Apalchen Trade Co., & Vinson's Rock Shop), and no purchase is required. The giveaway drawings will be held at 6 pm, and you don't have to be present to win. One 53" concrete Bigfoot statue ($239 value), one engraved Bigfoot Stone ($65 value), and one 4 inch black obsidian Bigfoot carving ($39 value) will all be given away, which are donated by all the shops.
There is a large field parking area, and please try to bring the EXACT $3 FEE, if possible, when parking to keep things moving smoothly. There are port-o-lets available to use just past the Apalchen Trade Co. shop, across from the petting zoo/pony rides area. There are some food/drinks available. If you want to enter the contests, please BE AT THE DJ TRUCK STAGE AT 1 PM! All the shops and some of the vendors accept credit cards, but some may only accept CASH, so plan accordingly. If you have any other questions, please contact us by completing the form at the bottom of the "Home" web page or call 513-353-0284. Please be safe, but we are not responsible for accidents. Have a GREAT BIGFOOT BASH!!!