Spring Valley is hosting the 41st Annual annual Potato Festival this weekend. STAFF FILE PHOTO
Photo: Bill Reinke/Bill Reinke
Photo: Bill Reinke/Bill Reinke

Potato party! Spring Valley’s 41st annual Potato Festival a mash-up of fun

Love spuds? Then you’ll want to head to Spring Valley this weekend for their annual celebration of potatoes. 

“A-Peeling Potatoes” is the theme for the 41st Annual Potato Festival, according to the event’s Facebook page. The weekend will be a mash-up of potato related fun. 

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King and queen contests will kick off the festival Friday night in Bledsoe Park on Main Street followed by a potato putt-putt golf match and a mashed potato eating contest. 

The 20th Annual Tater-Trot 5K run/walk race will take off Saturday morning at 9 a.m. Registration is $20 and will be held in Walton Park shelter house at Elm and Main streets. 

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More race information can be found at http://www.springvalleyoh.com/events/

The two-day event will feature live music, children’s games, arts and crafts and a pet parade on Sunday. Food vendors will be on hand and shops will be open for one-of-a-kind purchases. 

Proceeds from the event are used to benefit the community’s library, youth activities and parks. 

Get the festival schedule here on the Potato Festival’s Facebook page:


What: 41st Annual Spring Valley Potato Festival 

Where: Spring Valley (Main, Vine and Clay streets) 

When: Oct. 5-7 

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