Tuesday, January 15, 2013
The Twins Days Festival revealed the theme for 2013 today on Facebook. Click to find what it is!
The Twins Days Festival revealed the theme for 2013 today on Facebook. Without further ado, the theme for this year is: Fables & Fairy Tales: "TWICE Upon a time…" From the Twins Days Committee: We are excited about this year's theme, and all the creative possibilities it presents! This theme encompasses several different ideas that were mentioned by those that shared some ideas. Think dragons, knights, princes and princesses, wizards, kings & queens, ogres, castles…the ideas are endless! There are many more "fables and fairy tales" than the more common ones that you are familiar with, and from so many different countries. So get you started here is a link to a very long list of fables and fairy tales… http://www.worldoftales.com/ Thank you…
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
In its 37th year, the festival topped the number of registered twins from 2011
The unofficial numbers are in and they prove it was another "twin-tastic" year at the Twins Days Festival. Sandy Miller, festival office manager, said the unofficial number of registered twins and multiples was 2,090 this year, compared to 1,736 sets in 2011. "The festival was a great success," Miller said in an email to Patch. She was glad to see such beautiful weather (despite a shower or two on Sunday) and high numbers. Want more Twinsburg news like this? Sign up for our eNewsletter by clicking here. While still unofficial, this year's attendance is the highest since 2003, when 2,756 sets registered. The highest attendance number was in 1995 when 2,798 sets registered. The lowest attendance was at 36 in 1976. That was also the festival'…
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Everything you want to know about the past weekend's Twins Days Festival can be found here
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Twins and non-twins alike competed in the Twins Days 5K race this morning, which benefitted the Melanoma Research Foundation
Twins have been racing eachother since the womb, and the Twins Days Festival 5K race on Sunday was no different. The race finished on the track at Dodge Intermediate School with twins and non-twins running for fun (and bragging rights, of course).
We grabbed some of the best tweets from Saturday about the Twins Days Festival
Twins from all over flocked to Twinsburg this weekend for the 2012 Twins Days Festival. They also hit up Twitter to talk about the largest festival for twins in the world. Keep the tweets alive by using #TwinsDays and #Twinsburg.
Bonnie Harley and Connie Smith, 69, have made seven trips to Twinsburg for the Twins Days Festival
Bonnie Harley and Connie Smith made their seventh trip to the Twins Days Festival this weekend. The Duncansville, PA pair wanted to come a long time ago, but they had too many things going on. But once they visited the annual celebration of twins, they were glad they finally made it. "We thought if we don't do it soon, it's going to be too late," Bonnie said. "It's fun to come and see all of it." For these two, the twin bond is a special one. Even after 69 years, they love spending much of their time together. They even live seven minutes from one another. "We've learned that you can't live too far apart," Bonnie said. The twins learned that lesson pretty fast. When Connie got married, she and her husband decided to move to Maryland, in …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Twins, their families and many others marched in the Twins Days Festival Parade on Saturday
The 2012 Twins Days Festival kicked things off Saturday with the Double Take Parade down Ravenna Road. Twinsburg Patch got some footage of the multiples, sporting some great superhero-themed costumes. The parade started at Twinsburg Public Square and finished near Dodge Intermediate School.
Check out some of the "dynamic duos" that dressed up for the Twins Days Festival parade Saturday
The 2012 Twins Days Festival kicked things off Saturday with the Double Take Parade down Ravenna Road. Twinsburg Patch got some "twin-sane" photos of the multiples, sporting some great superhero-themed costumes. The parade started at Twinsburg Public Square and finished near Dodge Intermediate School.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Everyone was seeing double in Twinsburg, Ohio.
This year's Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio welcomed twins from all over the country and the world. It is the largest festival dedicated to Twins in the country. Twins who registered at the event could participate in contests, talent shows, and other fun activities. And most of all, they are able to bond with other twins. Fortunately weather did not hault the festivities. The bright sun made it possible for around 1,500 twins to come out and enjoy the fun. This year the event has a circus theme, where anyone is welcome to come in costume for the events. Miller attributes the success of the festival to its fun attractions. "It is fun, entertainment, children's rides and games, beer garden, firworks, it is a festival like all …
Friday, August 5, 2011
The time is upon us as the city prepares for it's famous weekend party
Can you believe it's here already? Today everyone will be seeing double vision as masses of identical twins and relatives will make the great trek to the famous Twinsburg Twins Days Festival. Of course Twinsburg Patch will be there all weekend bringing you the best local coverage and photos and video. What are you looking forward too? Here are 5 things you should know about this year's event: 1. Don't miss the coverage we brought you earlier about preperations and what you can expect this weekend. 2. Don't know the schedule of events? Find all the details here and plan out your weekend. 3. Twinsburg is famous because of the Wilcox twins arriving and selling land in 1819, and eventually the town was named after them. In 1976 they set aside …