Twins Days Festival: The Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World, Twinsburg, Ohio
Holding the Guinness Book of World Records for the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World,” the theme of this 40th Festival will be “Twins Days: Times 2 Remember.”
The 2015 Twins Days Festival (www.twinsdays.org) will be held August 8th and 9th at Glenn Chamberlain Park, 10270 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, Ohio. This annual international event is recorded as the “Largest Annual Gathering of Twins in the World” by the Guinness Book of World Records. Inaugurated in 1976, this year celebrates the Twins Days 40th festival, with an appropriate time machine theme “Twins Days: Times 2 Remember” which looks back over the past festivals and forward to the future of many more.
Located 25 miles southeast of Cleveland, Twinsburg plays host to thousands of twins from all over the world. Non-twins are also welcome.
Saturday morning kicks off with the “Double Take” parade. Activities during the day will include twin’s contests, twin’s talent show; twins research area, twin’s group photo, entertainment, arts & crafts and twin related/sponsored booths, small amusement rides and games, and a spectacular fireworks show. Also available are food concessions and official souvenirs Saturday and Sunday.
Sunday morning’s activities include the Twins Days 5K Run and Fun Walk benefiting the Melanoma Education Initiative. During the day the activities will be the same as Saturday’s with the exception of the parade and fireworks.
Admission to the grounds for the public, non-registered twins, and families of registered twins is $4.00/person per day (children 5 & under can enter for free. Admission is also free to Twinsburg residents, with proof of residency).
Friday’s events are for twins and their families only. Saturday and Sunday events begin at 9:00 am. Twins Registration Fee: $15/set when registering in advance ($20/set on-site). Triplets/Quads/Quints: Triplets: $22.50 per set, Quadruplets: $30.00 per set, Quintuplets: $37.50 per set. Twins are encouraged to register at the festival to be able to participate in the twins related activities and to be included in the official count. Registration forms can be downloaded from the Twins Days web site at www.twinsdays.org. The twins can also register at the festival site.