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Holy Toledo Polka Days in Perrysburg | April 14
This four-day party takes place at the Holiday Inn & Suits Ballroom in Perrysburg. Guests can enjoy some of the top polka bands in the industry and attend various parties and events. Learn more at

Small Town in Springtime: Shopping Event in Troy | April 14

Small Town in Springtime is a vendor show, showcasing some of Ohio’s most unique handmade items and small businesses. Shop for for everything from home decor to clothing, jewelry, handmade soaps, candles, and more. There will also be food trucks. Takes place at the Miami County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE

Home & Sports Expo in Greenville | April 14
This event takes place at the Darke County Fairgrounds from 4-9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday and features food, entertainment, chainsaw carving demonstrations, performance trick dogs, dance performances, a kids fishing pond, landscaping and home remodeling vendors and exhibits, outdoor sports vendors and more. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

The Awakening (Music & Art Festival) in Piketon | April 14
Themed “The Magic of Us,” this event features more than 50 vendors, plus food, camping, art exhibitions, drum circles, fire art and a full lineup of music. Takes place at the Pike County Fairgrounds, 311 Mill St. Admission is $10.


Sugar Maple Festival in Bellbrook | April 19-21
One of the first major festivals of the year, visitors can enjoy craft vendors, games and food, a beer garden, pancake breakfast, dog show, children’s activities, a parade at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday and more. Plan your visit at

Vintage Market Days in Xenia | April 19-21
This is an upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market featuring original art, antiques, handmade treasures and so much more. It will take place at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairground Rd. Admission is charged. LEARN MORE

World War II Reenactment in Defiance | April 19-20
There will be a camp area, open to the public, plus battle reenactments and stations where reenactors will discuss different aspects of being a soldier during different points of the war. The event takes place at Auglaize Village. Admission applies. LEARN MORE

Hug the Earth Festival in Troy | April 20
Take the challenge of rock climbing wall, zip lines and tree climbing. Enjoy caterpillar train rides, an animal safari, rock and fossil digs, farm animal encounters, Earthball and animal games. Take part in fairy and gnome house building and archery and rocket shoots. Embark on the Superhero Trail and meet some of your favorite movie superheroes and the animals that inspired their superpowers, such as bats, spiders, turtles, fish and much more. This free festival takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, located just east of Troy on St. Rt. 41. LEARN MORE

Ohioana Book Festival in Columbus | April 20
This festival takes place at the Columbus Metropolitan Library and features over 100 authors and lots more books. Learn more at

Dogwood Festival in Piketon | April 25-28
A small town festival that takes place while Dogwood trees are in full bloom in the Appalachian region. Includes food, vendors, entertainment, contests, tractors and more. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Cridersville Fire Department Food Truck Festival & Jeep Invasion | April 27
There will be 30 food trucks, craft vendors, “Best Jeep” awards, a large cornhole tournament and live music from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 100 E. Main St. There is a $10 entry free for Jeeps. Otherwise, admission is free. LEARN MORE

Darke County Wine Festival | April 27
Get ready to sip, swirl, and savor at the 2024 Darke County Wine Festival and support our local Humane Society. Discover flavors at 8 local wineries, shop at 40+ local vendors and enjoy great food from noon to 7 p.m. at the Darke County Fairgrounds. Tickets available online. LEARN MORE

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Asian Food Fest in Cincinnati | April 27-28
Asian and Asian-inspired cuisines, crafts, beer and entertainment from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Court Street Plaza. Free admission. LEARN MORE

Taste of Granville | April 27
Food, beer, wine and music at this annual event hosted by the Granville Rotary. Starts at 4 p.m. and tickets are required. LEARN MORE



Taste of Tipp & Business Expo in Tipp City | May 2
Learn about local businesses, restaurants and caterers and sample food at The Tipp Center, 855 N. 3rd St. Admission is $5. All are welcome. Takes place from 4-7 p.m.

Vinton County Wild Turkey Festival | May 2-5
Visit this rural, peaceful county in Appalachia and enjoy a variety of live music (and karaoke), amusement rides, a motorcycle show, lots of food, a Grand Parade and more. Plan your visit at

First Friday “Family Fiesta” in Greenville | May 3
Bring the family to downtown Greenville for fun activities, shopping and dining. Takes place from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Spring Fest in Van Wert | May 3-4
Spring Fest is held in early spring to start prepping your beautiful outside lawn and garden. Come to the Van Wert County Fairgrounds for plant sales of annuals and perennials, various demonstrations, food trucks, craft vendors, a car show, campers, pony rides, and more. LEARN MORE

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Dandelion Festival in Dover | May 3-4

Every year, the hills of Amish Country turn a delightful shade of yellow when the dandelions go into full bloom. And this festival celebrates the occasion with dandelion-inspired food and wine, plus soaps, crafts and jewelry. Food items include dandelion gravy, bread, lasagna and more. There will be a scavenger hunt for kids and more. Takes place at Breitenbach Vineyards, 5773 Old Rt. 39 from noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. LEARN MORE

A World A’Fair in Xenia | May 3-5

More than 35 organizations representing over 50 countries with food samples, entertainment, exhibits, dancing, storytelling and more. Takes place from 5-10 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Greene County Expo Center, 120 Fairgrounds Rd. LEARN MORE

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Opening Season Weekend (and Fireworks) at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | May 3-5

May the 4th Be With You at this power-packed camping weekend in Miami County. On Saturday, start the day with an ice cream breakfast, followed by Star Wars themed activities for all ages. Finish the day with dinner, live music with Tommy Knox & Overdrive and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. On Sunday, take part in the golf scramble at nearby Lakeland Golf Course. Learn more at

Toledo Tattoo Festival | May 3

Features live tattooing from 200 of the world’s best artists, plus tattoo competitions, fine art, live performances, charity fundraisers, and much more. Takes place at the Glass City Center and tickets are required from

First Friday in Dayton | May 3
This art hop features exhibit openings at the galleries, along with a variety of entertainment options, including street performances and roaming entertainers, arts demonstrations, live music, dining and shopping specials, and more. It takes place from 5-10 p.m. throughout the downtown and is free to attend.


Spring Open House at Bear’s Mill in Greenville | May 4
Takes place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. with new products and free samples, plus grinding demonstrations at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Located at 6450 Arcanum-Bears Mill Rd. It is free. LEARN MORE

Darke County Food Truck Rally & Craft Show in Greenville | May 4
Food trucks, indoor and outdoor craft vendors, live music, pony rides, a petting zoo and the Circus Spectacular performing at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m., and 7 p.m. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. LEARN MORE

Sidney Alive’s Kentucky Derby Soiree | May 4
Join the fun with a bourbon tasting, derby food, derby drinks, derby-themed raffles, and games from 1-4 p.m. And, don’t forget to wear your best Derby Day attire. Takes place at The Bridge Restaurant, 127 W. Poplar St. Get your tickets through Sidney Alive. LEARN MORE

Herb Day Festival in Gahanna | May 4

Herb Day takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Creekside Plaza. Explore artisanal/craft/herb vendors and commercial vendors, plus the Ohio Herb Center Plant Sale and a local vegetable vendor. Details available at

May the 4th Be With You in Dayton | May 4

All ages are welcome at Wegerzyn Gardens from 1-3:30 p.m. at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave. Explore the beautiful gardens and natural areas while enjoying "Star Wars" themed activities for the whole family. Test your Jedi skills on an obstacle course, try a scavenger hunt or hike the Marie Aull trail to learn about the planets and creatures of the Star Wars universe. Costumes welcome! Registration is required but the event is free. LEARN MORE

Ohio Civil War Show in Mansfield | May 4-5
This show attracts dealers and collectors from across the country and also features demonstrations, exhibits, camps and more. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Richland County Fairgrounds, 750 N. Home Rd. Admission is $7. 12 and under are free. Learn more at

London Fish Hatchery Open House | May 4

The hatchery building at 2470 Roberts Mill Rd. will be open for viewing with musky and carp fry. Carp eggs can also be viewed being incubated on the egg battery. Rainbow trout and brown trout will be in the raceway and several ponds. Visitors will have the opportunity to shoot at the archery trailer (equipment provided). Fish biologists will have survey boats and nets set up to explain how the equipment captures fish, how the data is used to manage fish populations, and answer questions about Ohio’s fish populations. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and is free.

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Downtown Troy Cruise In | May 11
The Downtown Troy Cruise In will take place from 5:30-8 p.m. around the historic Square. Admission is free. Hosted by Troy Main Street.

Noisy Neighbors in Tipp City | May 11
Tours will take you behind the scenes into unique locations in historic downtown Tipp City. Takes place at 5 p.m. Learn more through the Downtown Tipp City Partnership.

Loveland Food Truck Rally | May 11

Takes place from noon to 8 p.m. at the Shoppers Haven Center, 655 Loveland Maderia Rd. Along with dozens of food trucks, there will be live music by Counting Skeletons and HiFi Honey, as well as an assortment of beer, wine, water and soda. LEARN MORE

Lilac Festival & Street Fair in Defiance| May 11

A large selection of arts and craft vendors, unique food vendors and children’s activities  from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Clinton Street. Free lilacs to the first 750 attendees. LEARN MORE

Real Taco Fest in Cincinnati | May 11
Try the best tacos in town at this festival on the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati. LEARN MORE

Appalachian Festival in Cincinnati | May 11-12
Crafters will display their goods, such as hand-made quilts and clothing, furniture, pottery, metal sculptures, dried flower arrangements, hand-crafted jewelry, children's toys, leather goods, stained glass, musical instruments, baskets, handmade dolls, and more at Coney Island. A talented collection of fiber arts specialists in weaving, drop spinning, braiding, and loom work will also be on hand-making and selling their masterpieces. There’s also plenty of food, entertainment and more. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults and $5 for children. LEARN MORE

Maifest at Historic Zoar Village in Zoar | May 11

This German-themed festival offers German food drink, including Cleveland Kraut, craft beers, music, a car show, guest speakers, games and more, plus free museum tours at the historic village and more. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. LEARN MORE

Piqua Taste of the Arts | May 17
Sample food from local restaurants and caterers, view live art demonstrations, listen to live music and enjoy family fun from 5-9 p.m. throughout downtown Piqua. Admission is free.

Boardwalk Boat & Bike Show in Celina | May 17-18
This show on Grand Lake St. Marys will feature boat, jet ski, motorcycle, golf cart, razor, ATVs and more. Enjoy food trucks, live music, vendors, and a weekend of fun on the lake. The event takes place at 725 Westbank Rd. LEARN MORE

Setter’s Encampment at Auglaize Village in Defiance | May 18-19
Step back in time to 1750-1815 and see how settlers survived. The weekend is filled with demonstrations and instructions on the necessities of life, ranging from plant dying and food preparation to the fur trade and weapons of that era. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Auglaize Village. Admission is $5. LEARN MORE

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Miami County Food Truck Rally & Competition in Troy | May 18
Dozens of food trucks fill the Miami County Fairgrounds in Troy from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Also enjoy vendors and entertainment. Admission is $5 per car load and $2 for walk-ins. LEARN MORE

Fleurs de Fete at Carillon Park in Dayton | May 19

Guests can enjoy a sampling of the more than 400 different wines that will be poured between 1-4 p.m. at Carillon Historical Park. Local restaurants will be serving their signature gourmet dishes to compliment the drinks of the day. For tickets, call (937) 293-2841. LEARN MORE

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Memorial Day Fun at Young’s Jersey Dairy in Yellow Springs | May 23-27
A full carnival with rides and games can be enjoyed with all-day passes, or one ride/game at a time from 3-10 p.m. Thursday and Friday; noon to 11 p.m. Saturday; and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday. Also on the property, enjoy putt-putt golf, batting cages, a driving range, feed animals and lots of great food and ice-cream.

Memorial Day Weekend at Poor Farmer’s Campground in Fletcher | May 24-27
Three days of fun and camping, starting on Saturday with a golf cart show, obstacle course and parade, plus a cornhole tournament, pizza and quarter auction. Continue on Sunday with a poker run, karaoke and BINGO. Stick on Monday and visit nearby Fletcher to watch the Memorial Day Parade at 1 p.m. Monday. Learn more at

Buckeye Farm Antiques Show in Sidney | May 24-26
Features a craft and flea market, children’s petting zoo, quilt display, tractor parts area, blacksmith, wood sculpture, shingle mill, car-truck-motorcycle show and kiddie tractor pulls, plus live music and food. Takes place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE

Feast of the Flowering Moon in Chillicothe | May 24-26

This festival offers plenty of family-friendly entertainment for residents and visitors to Chillicothe. Featured activities include Native American music and dancing, crafters, exhibitors, Mountain Man Encampment with working craftsmen and demonstrations, entertainment and much more. LEARN MORE
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Ohio Bike Week in Sandusky | May 24-June 1
A huge 9-day party with block parties, bands, scenic rides, vendors and more. Learn more at

Cars & Parts Swap Meet & Car Show in Springfield | May 24-26
The largest event of its kind in the entire region, with over 700 Cars-For-Sale in the car corral, plus hundreds and hundreds of vendor spaces, food, entertainment and more. Takes place at the Clark County Fairgrounds. Admission is $10. Learn more at

Celtic Heritage Festival in Piqua | May 25-26
Find traditional crafts, live demonstrations, food and craft vendors, a frontier encampment, canal boat rides, Highland games, live music and entertainment (including the Drab Irish Band and Highland Dancers), museum and house tours and more at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency. Hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission applies. LEARN MORE

Downtown Sidney Spring Street Fair | May 25

This kick-off to summer will feature art, food, music, activities and other entertainment on the courthouse square. This is opening day of the Great Sidney Farmer’s Market too! Takes place from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Taste of Cincinnati | May 25-27
A huge selection of food, plus music, children’s activities and more on Fifth Street. Visit

Mohican Arts & Crafts Festival in Loudonville | May 25
Artisans and craftsmen will be selling and displaying their creations in beautiful downtown Loudonville from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Enjoy great food, craftsmanship and more. Stick around for a hike at Mohican State Park or Malabar Farm State Park. LEARN MORE

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Heritage Day with the Dayton Philharmonic at Carillon Park | May 26

After a full day of historical demonstrations, miniature train rides, and general merriment, the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra fills the air with beautiful music. Heritage Day is a festive and patriotic way to ring in summer. The Carillon Park Concert Band performs at 6 p.m., followed by the Dayton Philharmonic at 7 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors: and $10 for children. Hours are noon to 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Kettering Block Party | May 29
Free Dilly bars and hot dogs, a performance by the Kettering Civic Band at 7 p.m. and vendors from 6-8 p.m. at Lincoln Park. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Frontier Days in Milford | May 30-June 1
A parade at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday gets things started and is followed by a full weekend of carnival rides, games, children’s activities, demonstrations, a beer garden, live music and much more. LEARN MORE

Community Days in Jackson Center | May 30-June 2
Community Days includes the street carnival, live bands all weekend, 50/50 drawings, dodgeball tournament, lots of food, drinks, games, rides, free pony rides, parades and more. LEARN MORE



Troy Strawberry Festival | June 1-2
The 48th annual Troy Strawberry Festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday in downtown Troy and along the Great Miami River levee. Enjoy food including strawberry delights, arts & craft vendors and entertainment on 3 stages. Free parking and shuttles to the festival available. Plan your visit at

Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival in Springboro | June 1-2
Indigenous music, vendors, workshops, food and family fun from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Patricia Allyn Park, 7266 St. Rt. 48. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

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Antique Tractor, Engine Show & Flea Market in Fletcher | June 6-9
The public is invited to camp and/or set up a flea market site during this four-day event at Poor Farmer’s Campground. This popular event features dozens of campsites filled with flea market finds, plus food trucks, tractor pulls, tractor and engine displays and more. The annual Kiddie Tractor Pull will be at 12:30 p.m. on June 9. Admission to the grounds is $1.


Coshocton Hot Air Balloon Festival | June 6-8
Food vendors, kiddie rides, craft booths, musical entertainment, children’s activities, fireworks, night glow, and hot air balloon launches, plus free admission. Takes place at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE


Lost Creek Garden & Antique Show in Troy | June 7-8
Vintage garden accessories, antiques, flowers, herbs, plants, landscape design, artisans and more, plus great food, all at a private historic country home located 2 miles east of Troy at 1058 Knoop Rd. Admission is $5. Hours are 6-9 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. This is the 25th year of the event. LEARN MORE

Jeep Cruise-In in Tipp City | June 7
After a huge first year, this event returns to the streets of historic downtown Tipp City from 4-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

The Amazing Downtown Race in Sidney | June 7
Teams are tasked to deduce clues, navigate themselves around the downtown area and race to complete challenges at each stop. The top 3 finishing teams will be awarded. Contact Sidney Alive at (937) 658-6945 to register your team. LEARN MORE

First Friday “Summer Jam Non-Profit Night” in Greenville | June 7
Visit historic downtown Greenville and support local organizations from 6-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

St. Christopher Summer Festival in Vandalia | June 7-9
Rides and carnival games, gambling, BINGO, food, live bands and more from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday; 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at 435 E. National Rd. LEARN MORE

First Friday in Dayton | June 7
This art hop features exhibit openings at the galleries, along with a variety of entertainment options, including street performances and roaming entertainers, arts demonstrations, live music, dining and shopping specials, and more. It takes place from 5-10 p.m. throughout the downtown and is free to attend.


Van Wert Peony Festival | June 7-8
A car show, vendor fair, children's fishing derby, live bands, food trucks, entertainment and more in the historic downtown. LEARN MORE

Cork Fest in Eaton | June 7-8
Wine, music, vendors and food at the Olde Schoolhouse Vineyard & Winery, 152 St. Rt. 726. LEARN MORE

Black Diamond Music & Arts Festival in Nelsonville | June 7
A celebration of country and bluegrass music. Get your tickets HERE.

The Botkins Carousel | June 7-9
Three days of carnival rides and games, food, music, tractor pulls and more. LEARN MORE

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Canal Music Fest with Draw the Line “Aerosmith Tribute Band” in Tipp City | June 8
Enjoy an evening of music, food and drinks at City Park with the music of Aerosmith, and opening act Michael Williams, who was a finalist on The Voice and American Idol. Gates open at 5 p.m. Admission is free. Bring a chair or blanket for seating. Learn more at

Downtown Putt Around in Sidney | June 8
Teams of 4 putt around the downtown for their chance to win 1 of 3 prizes. Register at or by calling (937) 658-6945.

Yellow Springs Street Fair & Music and Beer Fest | June 8
More than 250 vendors, plus 65 shops and eateries, entertainment and more in downtown Yellow Springs from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A Music & Beer Festival takes place from noon to 7 p.m. LEARN MORE
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Waynesville Street Faire | June 8
Booths filled with antiques, crafts and art line both side of the core of historic downtown Waynesville (along with the regular shops), plus food, entertainment and history. Admission is free.

Fort Recovery Harvest Jubilee | June 12-16
This celebration of Ft Recovery will begin on Wednesday evening with a Taste of Fort Recovery event from 5:30-10 p.m. on Brick Street. Sample delicacies from your favorite local eateries. Also enjoy beer and wine tastings with some great live music mixed in.The Jubilee will continue throughout the weekend with numerous activities for all ages, including duck races, inflatables, rides and amusements, softball, BBQ chicken and so much more.

Poultry Days in Versailles | June 14-16
Home of World Famous Barbecue Chicken, Poultry Days is a large festival that also includes carnival rides and games, a huge parade (11 a.m. on Saturday), BINGO, tractor pulls, live music and so much more. Admission is free. Visit

Juneteenth Eve in Troy | June 14
The Troy-Hayner Cultural Center will host this kick-off event at McKaig and Race Park in Troy with live music and refreshments. All are welcome. LEARN MORE

Anna Homecoming Festival | June 14-15
Food, drinks, a car show, pageants, gambling, a craft show, parade, tournaments and entertainment for all ages. Opens at 5 p.m. on Friday and lasts until midnight on Saturday at 607 N. Pike St. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Unique, Boutique & Antique Festival in Hillsboro | June 14-15
A variety of items from area merchants and vendors, plus the Bluegrass Music Festival and camping! Takes place 4-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Highland County Fairgrounds, 7335 Fairgrounds Rd. LEARN MORE

Boots in the Street in Sidney (ticketed event) | June 15
This country music event will take place on Main Avenue in downtown Sidney. The headliner will be Tyler Hubbard. Along with music, guests can enjoy food and beer from local vendors and more. TICKETS

Putt Around the Lake at Indian Lake | June 15

Putt around to 22 different establishments by boat or by car around Indian Lake. Choose 9 out of 22 of your best scores to win. You can putt 9 or all 22. Registration is $100 per team of four. This event starts at 10 a.m. and concludes at 6 p.m. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. LEARN MORE

Celtic Fest Ohio in Waynesville | June 15
This festival takes place on the grounds of the Renaissance Festival at 10542 St. Rt. 73 and includes all things Celtic, from music, food and drinks to demonstrations, dance and storytelling. Takes place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and an admission is charged. Visit

Black Heritage Festival in Urbana | June 15
Explore a vendor market and car show, enjoy entertainment and music and dine from food trucks at Barbara Howell Park, 213 Market St. Learn more at

Toledo Beer & Bacon Festival | June 15
Excellent craft beer and bacon dishes wrapped into one festival at 224 Paine Ave. This is a ticketed event. LEARN MORE

Third Thursday in Piqua | June 20
Downtown Piqua will be filled with activities for all ages from 6-8 p.m.

Ohio Dreamfest in Ansonia | June 20-23
This is a music and arts festival that includes camping, vendors, food, fire and flow performances, live artists and more. It takes place at the J&M Ranch, 6129 Reed Rd. Tickets are available online. LEARN MORE


London Strawberry Festival | June 20-22

Numerous strawberry themed contests and events take place over this 3-day festival in downtown London. Highlights include a car and motorcycle show, strawberry foods (and other food), amusement rides and games, a parade at 3 p.m. on Saturday and much more. LEARN MORE

Spencerville Summer Fest | June 20-22
Start with visits to the Community Garage Sales in the morning and then make your way to the craft show. Enjoy carnival rides, food vendors and games, competitions, a car show, tractor pulls and much more.

Friends of Serpent Mound Summer Solstice Celebration in Peebles | June 20-23

This festival highlights the area’s history, heritage, ecology, as well as the multitude of aspects associated with the Serpent Mound Park and takes place at the Soaring Eagle Retreat (next to Serpent Mound). A full lineup of educational, musical, recreational and historical activities will be offered each day. LEARN MORE

Maria Stein Countryfest | June 21-23
Known for its famous tractor square dancing, the Maria Stein Countryfest also offers a large craft show, big-time entertainment (including trapeze acts), go kart races and lift-a-thons, live music, food and so much more. Starts at 5 p.m. on Friday and lasts through 10:30 p.m. on Sunday. LEARN MORE

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Vintage in the Village in Tipp City | June 22

The streets of historic downtown Tipp City will be lined with antique and vintage vendors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Also enjoy food trucks and shopping and dining at local businesses. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Rock “N Roll Car Show in Piqua | June 22
Walk the streets of historic downtown Piqua to view cars and trucks, including hot rods, low riders and classics. Also find food trucks, local restaurants and other entertainment. Admission is free. Takes place from noon to 5 p.m. LEARN MORE

Bash at Bish in Greenville | June 22

Join the Bish Discovery Center for this free special event, focused on outdoor recreation and taking place from noon to 7 p.m. at 404 N. Ohio St. This event will offer a wide range of activities for visitors to enjoy, including BMX stunt shows, paddling, tree climbing, face painting, yard games and more. There will be several food trucks on site and live music throughout the day. LEARN MORE

Independence Day Celebration in Christiansburg | June 22-23
Food, games, music, a parade, a Sweet Auction and more, plus fireworks at Christiansburg Community Park. LEARN MORE

Dayton Air Show | June 22-23

The Blue Angels and many other special acts will help the Miami Valley celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Dayton Air Show. Other highlights include the USAF F-16 Viper Demonstration Team, Tora! Tora! Tora! (with giant explosions), Rob Holland Ultimate Airshows, the Titan Aerobatic Team, U.S. Army Golden Knights and many more. Along with the show, there is food and fun for all ages. LEARN MORE & TICKETS

Carillon Park Rail Festival in Dayton | June 22-23
Carillon Historical Park is home to B&O #1, John Quincy Adams (the oldest existing American-built locomotive), a Barney & Smith wooden parlor car, an Interurban, a train station, and more. Presented by the Carillon Park Rail & Steam Society, Rail Festival is a perfect complement to Carillon Historical Park’s rail-themed artifacts, many of which are located in the James F. Dicke Family Transportation Center. There are miniature train rides, model train displays, food and more. Takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Carillon Historical Park. Admission is $14 for adults; $12 for seniors; and $10 for children. LEARN MORE

Multicultural Festival in Huber Heights | June 22
Celebrate diversity with food, entertainment and family fun, and stick around to enjoy the Community Wide Garage Sale. LEARN MORE

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | June 28

Dozens of vendors, plus food trucks and live music from 5-9 p.m. at 201 Long St. Bring a lawn chair for seating. LEARN MORE

Summer Cruise-In & Grandparent’s Weekend in Fletcher | June 28-29
Take the family camping at Poor Farmer’s Campground and enjoy a Moonlight Mania Scavenger Hunt on Friday evening and a full day of activities on Saturday, including a Summer Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m. Learn more at


Liberty Days in Fort Loramie | June 28-30
Friday night fireworks, sports competitions, carnival rides, BBQ chicken dinners (and lots of other food), kids scavenger hunts and games, tractor pulls, turtle races, live music and much more. LEARN MORE

New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration | June 28-29
From a cruise-in, golf cart parade and sports tournaments, to live music, food and fireworks, this festival has something for everyone. Fireworks are at 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. LEARN MORE

Lights Up the Night Festival & Fireworks in Pleasant Hill | June 29
A full day of entertainment includes vendors, food, music and activities for all ages, followed by fireworks in the evening. LEARN MORE

Tawawa Park Cruise-In in Sidney | June 29
Come out to the annual Tawawa Park Cruise-In from noon to 3 p.m. at 12 Tawawa Dr.. This year, along with our cruise-in, there will be a craft show hosted by The Window Guy & Co., and food trucks. The park opens at 10 am for registration, which is free. There will be free Model T rides from noon to 2 p.m. All are welcome and admission is free.

Art on the Beach at Indian Lake State Park | June 29
Hosted by the Logan County Art League, the Indian Lake Art on the Beach takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Old Field Beach. It will host local talented artisans displaying and selling their handmade arts, crafts, and more. Admission is free.

Star Spangled Heights Celebration in Huber Heights | June 29
Take part in festivities, food and fun at Cloud Park during the day and then enjoy a fireworks display in the evening.

Waynesville 4th of July Celebration & Food Truck Rally | June 29
Come enjoy a small town parade with horses, antique farm tractors, custom cars, bands, fire trucks and many other special surprises in between. Watch the parade and then shop until 5 p.m. in over 25 unique shops in a five block area on Main Street and stop by Bicentennial Park for a food truck rally. Fireworks will be at 10 p.m.

Summer Street Market & Car Show & Fireworks in West Liberty | June 29
This event features a car/bike/quarter midget show, live music, food trucks, street vendors and more, plus fireworks at the Lion’s Park at dusk. The street market and vendors will be open from noon to 7 p.m. LEARN MORE

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