America's Main Street!

Upcoming Events:

Harvest in the Harbor & Oktoberfest - October 27th, 2018

Bridge 2 Bridge Half Marathon - October 28, 2018

Small Business Saturday on Bridge Street - November 24th, 2018

Bridge Street's Annual Holiday Open House - December 8th & 9th, 2018

Plenty of great reasons to stay a while!


Among the port where the Ashtabula River meets Lake Erie is a vibrant entertainment district in Northeast Ohio known for its historic buildings, local retail shops, and eclectic restaurants.  During the 19th century, Ashtabula Harbor was considered a major stop on the Underground Railroad during the American Civil War where slaves once boarded ships here to freedom North across Lake Erie on their way to Canada.  The area is known for a variety of great events including the Beach Glass Festival, Wine & Walleye Festival, The Arts on Bridge Street and more. Visit the Historic Ashtabula Harbor to explore a variety of flavors, sights, sounds, and history.

Short Documentary Video on the history


Our Mission

To promote and develop the Historic Ashtabula Harbor as a major regional destination for Tourism, Recreation and Entertainment.

The LBCA is a 501c3 organization.

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