42st Annual Outdoor Basketball Festival

July 20 & 21, 2024

Festival is always the 3rd weekend in July

  • 12 team double elimination tournament
  • 12 person roster
  • Space is limited to 12 teams – “first come, first served”
  • Games will be played rain or shine, as there are back up sites
  • Team Trophy and T-shirts to first place team
  • Team Trophy to second place Team
  • Cost: $225.00 per team

 Tournament Rules – Basketball Festival Rules & regulations

For festival forms – Basketball Festival Registration and Team Roster, Participant Release forms.

Who will be crowned 2024 Outdoor Basketball Festival Champions


Tournament Play

Park Street Park

Saturday, July 20, 2024

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 21, 2024

12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


View a video clip of the 2008 Basketball Festival

Basketball festival in the News

The Morning Journal 2014

The Edge News – Basketball festival

Oberlin News Tribune Basketball festival news


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Q: How do I become a Vendor at the Basketball Festival?

A: Contact someone in the Recreation Office (440)775-7254 or email Recreation@cityofoberlin.com  


Q: Do I need a Food Vendors License from Lorain County Public Health?

A: Yes, you will need a Food Vendors License to sell food at the Basketball Festival. You will need to obtain the Food Vendors license at least 10 working days prior to the Festival.


Q: Are there Vendor Fees at Basketball Festival?

A: Yes. The cost for a 12 X 12 booth is $25.00 per booth space and you have to provide your own tables, chairs and electricity if needed.


Q: Are Food Trucks allowed at Basketball Festival?

Yes. Food truck are allowed at Basketball Festival, there is a limited number of food truck spaces.

For a  Mobil Food Vendor Permit Application and Information Packet or contact the Oberlin Fire Department at (440) 774-3211

for more information and to set up mobile food truck inspection.


To view Basketball-Festival-vending-sight-plan.pdf. click

For More Information on the Outdoor Basketball Festival, Contact  someone in the Recreation Division (440) 775.7254