Fox 8 Meteorologist Dick Goddard Wants You To Be Part Of The Woollybear Fun

The wonderful, wacky Woolybear Festival returns for its 47th year on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in downtown Vermilion, Ohio. The Woollybear Festival is the largest one-day festival in the state of Ohio. Fox 8 Meteorologist Dick Goddard wants you to be a part of the fun as the annual Woollybear parade and festival takes over Vermilion.

Enter the Woollybear costume look-a-like animal contest, the Woollybear costume child look-a-like contest, and the Wacky Woollybear Parade. The event features food, crafts, live entertainment and the annual parade. Activities take place from 10 am to 6 pm on October 6, 2019.

If you would like to be a vendor, email the Vermilion Chamber, at, a picture of your set-up and details of what you sell for committee review.