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Brookville Community Picnic | July 25-27
A vendor fair, live music, fishing derby, cloggers, a baked goods auction and, at 10 p.m. on Saturday, a huge fireworks display. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Cincinnati Music Festival | July 25-27
Get your tickets for this event, featuring MC-Lyte, EPMD, Maxwell, Fantasia, and more. Learn more at

Annie Oakley Festival in Greenville | July 26-28

A family-friendly festival featuring live entertainment including western arts, cowboy mounted shooting, musical performances and much more, plus food trucks, craft vendors and a lineup of entertainment. Takes place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Darke County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | July 26
This outdoor event takes place from 5-8 p.m. at the high school and includes locally grown produce and baked goods, food trucks, entertainment and a variety of local vendors. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Dayton Celtic Festival | July 26-28
Saturate your senses in the sights, sounds, and tastes of our Celtic heritage from 5:30-11 p.m. Friday; 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at RiverScape MetroPark in downtown Dayton. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Celina Lake Festival | July 26-28
Three days of lakeside fun, including amusement rides and games, lots of food and music, contests and more. Learn more at

Gathering at Garst in Greenville | July 27-28
Find an abundance of creative artists, shops, growers and makers, plus lively music and entertainment, theatrical historical encampments (complete with booming cannons) and plenty of food, craft vendors and more. The event takes place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 205 N. Broadway. Admission is free. Parking is $5 and there is a fee to tour of the museum (highly recommended). LEARN MORE

Annie Oakley Festival Parade in Greenville | July 27
The parade moves down Main Street starting at 10 a.m


Party at the Beach at Indian Lake | July 27
Featuring music by Shucking Bubba, Alan Carl and That Arena Rock Band, pre-sale tickets for this event are $20 or $25 at the door. Call (937) 843-5392 to reserve your ticket.


Ohio Village 50th Anniversary Celebration in Columbus | July 27

Enjoy the sounds of the past as American Musical Productions recreates the music of Frederick L. Neddermeyer, one of Columbus' most notable big band composers. Two 45-minute concerts will take place at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in the Ohio Village pavilion. While you're in town, also be sure to explore the shops and residences, and learn all about how Ohio Village has changed over its 50 year history. LEARN MORE

Caesar Ford Ranger Classic Car Show in Xenia | July 27
This free car show includes music, food and more and takes place from 4-8 p.m. at Caesar Ford Park, 520 S. Stringtown Rd. LEARN MORE




Hocking Hills Bigfoot Festival in Logan | Aug. 2-3

BeaOutdoors hosts this free, family friendly event featuring over 100 unique vendors and food options, plus national speakers (on the topic of Bigfoot, of course) and much more. Learn more at

Down the River, Down a Beer in Piqua | Aug. 3
Get your tickets for this annual event on the Great Miami River with river activities and beer tastings, food and live music from 5:30-9 p.m. LEARN MORE

Turn to Stone (Tribute to ELO) in Troy | Aug. 3
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy live music at Treasure Island at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free. Food and drink will be available to purchase.

Small Farm and Food Fest in Huber Heights | Aug. 3
Join Carriage Hill Farm for a whole day dedicated to eating healthy, small farms, hobby farming and homesteading skills. Educational talks on a variety of subjects will be held throughout the day at the Carriage Hill MetroPark Visitor Center. Shop for locally made goods and produce in our outdoor farmers market. Demonstrations will be conducted throughout the day on skills such as canning, milling, and gardening. Concessions also will be sold. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.

An Evening on the Canal at Johnston Farm & Indian Agency | Aug. 3
Following a light summer dinner, take a ride into the past on the General Harrison canal boat as it cruises a 1.5 mile stretch of the Miami and Erie Canal. Reservations are required by calling (937) 773-2522.

Fulton Farms Sweet Corn Festival in Troy | Aug. 3-4
Sweet corn, craft vendors, food, a 5K charity run and, special this year, the Tunnel To Towers, plus more family fun.

Houston Community Picnic | Aug. 3
Food trucks, craft vendors, music BINGO, cornhole tournaments, the first annual All Sports Event and more from 11 a.m. to midnight at 5300 Houston Rd. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Rock the Lake at Indian Lake | Aug. 3
This event takes place at and around Old Field Beach on Indian Lake. The highlight is the Saturday evening concert featuring National Christian bands and also includes merchandise, food vendors, and other activities. Get your tickets at

Bacon Fest in Kettering | Aug. 3
Free and open to the public, come savor the flavor of breakfast’s favorite side item, plus live music and entertainment for all ages from 4-10 p.m. at Lincoln Park. LEARN MORE

Montgomery County Food Truck Rally in Dayton | Aug. 3
This brand-new event will take place from noon to 7 p.m. at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. LEARN MORE


Waynesville Fall Open House | Aug. 3
The shops of historic Waynesville will host this event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in preparation for the coming of Autumn. LEARN MORE


Art in the City in Dayton | Aug. 3

Celebrate the arts with live demos and performances, hands-on activities, a juried art show, art bazaar, and much more from hundreds of area visual and performing artists. LEARN MORE

Defiance Balloonfest | Aug. 3
Hot air balloons in flight and family entertainment and food, plus a night glow, all at Defiance County Airport. LEARN MORE

National Night Out at Piqua Manor | Aug. 6

Meet with local area first responders and enjoy complimentary hot dogs, cotton candy, popcorn and snow cones, plus play corn hole, hillbilly golf and giant pong (and enjoy live music by Elvis himself) from 6-8 p.m. at Piqua Manor, 1840 W. High St. Elvis performs at 6 p.m., so don’t be late. The event is free and open to all. LEARN MORE

All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville | Aug. 8-10

Along with hot air balloons in flight in the day and for night glows, this annual festival also includes aerial entertainment and rides, food and live music, including, this year, Jefferson Starship, Aaron Lewis and Ken Chaffin, among others. Learn more at

The Miami County Fair | Aug. 9-15
Enjoy non-stop entertainment, plus carnival rides, food, shows and more. LEARN MORE

St. Marys Summerfest | Aug. 9-11
Highlights include the Electrik Circus, the SummerFest Parade (4:30 p.m. on Saturday), midway rides, games, food and vendors, a lip sync and talent show, tournaments and sports and much more. See the full lineup at

Brick Street Block Party in Arcanum | Aug. 9-10
Food, entertainment and festivities for all ages in downtown Arcanum, all in the name of raising money for the Give Thanks Foundation. LEARN MORE

Springfield Blues Festival | Aug. 9-10
This free event takes place on two stages at Mother Stewart’s Brewing Co., 102 W. Columbia St. Plus late night jams at the State Theater each night. LEARN MORE

Germanfest Picnic in Dayton | Aug. 9-11
Delicious homemade German food, plenty of fantastic German and domestic bier and wein, your favorite bands playing in the biergarten, the Polka Mass, Culture Display, Kinder Korner and food and craft vendors at 1400 E. Fifth St. Admission is free and hours are 5-11 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. LEARN MORE


Coshocton Sunflower Festival | Aug. 9-11
Cut and pick your own sunflowers (50 different types!), enjoy food trucks and vendors, a beer and wine garden, live music and more. Takes place from noon to 7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at 24688 CR 10. Tickets start at $20 and include a wagon ride and one sunflower per guest. LEARN MORE

2024 Paddles, Pedals & Pints in Sidney | Aug. 10
Join a fun day of recreation and cold drinks. There will be a kid’s triathlon, kayaking, pickleball, craft beer and soda tasting and more. Get your tickets through Sidney Alive HERE.

A Family on Wheels Car Show in Piqua | Aug. 10
This car show will take place at the Piqua Center and includes a silent auction, 50/50 drawing, door prizes and dash plaques for the first 200 vehicles. Registration is 9 a.m. to noon ($10) and awards will be issued for best car, truck and bike, among other honors. All proceeds benefit cancer patients.

Englewood Festival | Aug. 10-11
Watch the parade at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning and then head to Centennial Park for an Arts Festival, food, live music and entertainment. A car show will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Art on the Lawn in Yellow Springs | Aug. 10
Village Artisans presents this outdoor vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 118 E. North College St. It features more than 100 artist booths plus music and food. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Touch a Truck in Xenia | Aug. 10
Firetrucks, ambulances, tractors, military vehicles and more will be set up at the Greene County Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to noon. Admission is free.

Dayton Potato Festival | Aug. 10
Enjoy potato food and vendors from noon to 8 p.m. at Ok and Ivy Park, 798 Anderson Goodrich Ct. LEARN MORE

Block Party & Car Show in Dayton | Aug. 10

The Clash 13th Anniversary Block Party and Car Show will take place in the Oregon District. LEARN MORE


Waynesville Street Faire | Aug. 10 & Sept. 14

Booths line both sides of the core of the historic district where vendors sell their favorite finds and handmade items. There will also be food, music and other entertainment.

Hippie Fest in Hocking Hills | Aug. 10-11

Hippie Fest is a family-friendly art festival featuring live music, hundreds of bohemian vendor booths, vintage hippie car show, DIY tie-dye, giant bubble garden, sideshow performers, kids activities, food, and more at the Hocking County Fairground, 100 N. Homer Ave. All ages welcome. Tickets must be purchased in advance. TICKETS

Troy Civic Band in Troy | Aug. 11
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy live music at Treasure Island Park at 7 p.m. The concert is free.

Art on the Commons in Kettering | Aug. 11

This fine arts and crafts festival features over one hundred artists from around the country and takes place at Lincoln Park, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. LEARN MORE

Third Thursdays in West Milton | Aug. 15

Enjoy live music, craft booths and vendors, food trucks and more from 5-8 p.m. throughout the downtown.

The Great Darke County Fair | Aug. 16-24
Considered one of the best fairs in the State of Ohio, the fair includes live entertainment (headlining this year is BTO!), carnival rides and concessions, shows, vendors and much more. LEARN MORE


Bremenfest in New Bremen | Aug. 16-18
A full weekend of activities includes lots of food and refreshments, games of chance and BINGO, a large children’s play area with inflatables, live music, beer sales and more. Plan your visit at

Jeep Lifestyle Meet and Greet in Yellow Springs | Aug. 17
More than 1,000 Jeeps showed up last year at Young’s Jersey Dairy and more are expected this year from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. LEARN MORE (Above photo from Young's Jersey)

Springfield Rotary Gourmet Food Truck Competition | Aug. 17
Close to 40 food trucks will be serving all kinds of different food from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Veterans Park, 700 Plum St. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Versailles FareFest | Aug. 17
Wine, beer, food and entertainment are all part of this ticketed event that takes place in downtown Versailles.


Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival | Aug. 17-18
The festival opens at 11 a.m. and includes music, dancing and family entertainment both days, plus food (including plenty of sweet corn) and vendors. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Dayton African American Cultural Festival | Aug. 17-18
There will be live music, dancing, and food, a lecture series, exhibits, demonstrations and more from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday at RiverScape in downtown Dayton. LEARN MORE

Dayton Porchfest | Aug. 17
A neighborhood free music festival throughout St Anne's Hill Historic District. Mini concerts held on porches, supporting local music celebrating the richness and diversity of the Dayton music scene. Free and takes place from 12:15-6:4 5p.m. LEARN MORE

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Donut Jam with Zack Attack + Air Force Band of Flight in Troy | Aug. 23
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy live music on the Square from 5-10:30 p.m. The concert is free and there will be food and other activities to enjoy.

Clifton Gorge Music & Arts Festival | Aug. 23-24
Held alongside the beautiful Clifton Gorge, this event will feature back to back live music, displays of arts and crafts, as well as vendors for shopping and eating, activities for the kids, plus a beer tent. LEARN MORE

Lebanese Festival in Dayton | Aug. 23-25
Held on the grounds of St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, 50 Nutt Rd. and featuring Lebanese food, culture and music, plus cold beer, baklava and more. Takes place from 5-9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

TransAm Nationals Cruise-In in Tipp City | Aug. 24
The streets of historic downtown Tipp City will be lined with TransAms, plus entertainment, food and nightlife from 5-9 p.m.

10th Annual Golf Cart Rodeo in Fletcher | Aug. 24
Bring your golf car to the pull-track at Poor Farmers Campground, show and shine, then race for $5 per person, plus test your skill on the Teeter Totter of Doom! In the evening, campers enjoy Game Show Night. Reserve a spot now by calling (937) 368-2449.

The 60 Years War for Ohio: American Revolution in Perrsyburg | Aug. 24-25
Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of the Revolution in this exciting living history event featuring military & battle demonstrations, an interactive ambush, live music fife and drum concerts, colonial farming, a historic tavern, army bread & baking, coffee in the colonies, textile production, an 18th century duel and hands on activities for kids. Admission Drive-In, 6201 N. Dixie Dr.

Newton Local Market in Pleasant Hill | Aug. 30
This outdoor event takes place from 5-8 p.m. at the high school and includes locally grown produce and baked goods, food trucks, entertainment and a variety of local vendors. Admission is free.


West Liberty Labor Day Festival | Aug. 30-Sept. 2

The 59th Annual Labor Day Festival includes food trucks, displays, antique equipment, vendors and a parade at 10:30 a.m. Parking and admission are free. For more information, including daily entertainment schedules visit

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Fort Rowdy Gathering in Covington | Aug. 31-Sept. 2
Visit Covington Community Park to see how life looked at a bustling, small trading village in the late 1700s and early 1800s and also take advantage of modern amenities, such as food, live music, demonstrations, vendors and more. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Tippapalooza | Aug. 31
Purchase tickets (or get them at the door for $10) and enjoy an evening of local and regional musical talent performing outdoors on Second Street. Takes place from 5-11 p.m. LEARN MORE

The Fair at New Boston in Springfield | Aug. 31 & Sept. 1
Meet the heroes and pioneers of early Ohio (1780 to 1810). See the Opening Day Parade each day, the Mounted Rangers, artillery, and militia. Enjoy music and period entertainment, sample hearty foods of the past, and shop juried artisans and craftspeople. Explore the Native American Village and watch the battle unfold on the hill each afternoon. Takes place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at George Rogers Clark Park, 930 S. Tecumseh Rd. Admission is $10 for adults. LEARN MORE

Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harvysburg | weekends Aug. 31 through Oct. 27
Immerse yourself in a world of lively shows, tantalizing food and drink, and unique shops that transport you back in time to the days of knights and queens. Tickets available at



Ring of Fire at Indian Lake | Sept. 1
This spirited event sees properties around the lake using red lights and flares to surround the water, creating a “ring of fire,” plus fireworks. Activities include boating, live music and family fun on the beach.

Oktoberfest in Vandalia | Sept. 6-7
Live music (The Menus on Saturday night), German food and drinks, a large arts and crafts fair and more from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday and noon to midnight Saturday at the Vandalia Sports Complex, 1111 Stonequarry Rd. Admission is $5. LEARN MORE

Italian Fall Festa in Kettering | Sept. 6-9

A weekend of wonderful Italian music, delicious Italian food, good friends, and a fun game of Bocce on the beautiful, spacious, shaded grounds of Bella Villa in Kettering. Free admission. LEARN MORE

The Legendary Rolling 50s Classic Fall Cruise-In in Greenville | Sept. 7
A full day of activities and classic cars from 2-8 p.m. in the historic district. LEARN MORE

2024 Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival | Sept. 7, 14, 21

Enjoy seafood while listening to live music. Shop multiple vendors and take part in activities for the whole family. Explore live displays of fish, frogs, turtles and other native critters. Participate in the Trout Feeding Frenzy, sand castle play zone and famous sturgeon pool, where you can pet Ohio’s largest native fish. Battle to win the Shrimp Peeling & Eating Contest, take home a souvenir t-shirt and enjoy the country atmosphere at the farm. Freshly harvested shrimp will be for sale beginning Saturday morning (until sold out). Takes place each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Freshwater Farms of Ohio, 2624 N. US 68. For more information visit

Chocolate Walk in Troy | Sept. 7
Purchase your tickets through Troy Main Street and partake in chocolate, shopping and more in downtown Troy from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. LEARN MORE

Pony Wagon Days and Parade in St. Paris | Sept. 7
Festivities begin at 2 p.m. with the famous parade at 6 p.m. LEARN MORE

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival | Sept. 7-8
A weekend full of entertainment, arts and crafts, food, a car show (noon to 4 p.m. Sunday only), 5k run and more. Takes place 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday on Dayton-Xenia Road in downtown Beavercreek. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Delphos Canal Days | Sept. 12-15
Celebrate Canal history, plus German history with food (including popular chicken dinners), parades, rides and games, shows, kiddie tractor pulls, a cruise-in and more. LEARN MORE

Ohio Pawpaw Festival in Albany | Sept. 13-15
Celebrate Ohio’s state fruit (it tastes like a cross between a pineapple and apple) with food, educational activities, a pawpaw cookoff, vendors and much more at Lake Snowden. LEARN MORE

Troy, Ohio Porchfest | Sept. 14
Walk through the Southwest Historic District to enjoy music from dozens of local bands. Stop by the Troy-Hayner Cultural Center for vendors, entertainment, food and more. Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Bradford Railroad Heritage Days | Sept. 14

This event takes place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bradford Railroad Museum and grounds, 200 N. Miami Ave. Celebrating 130 years of railroad history, the event will include a scavenger hunt, hobo signs, railroad signaling, museum and tower exhibits, a 50/50 drawing, N Scale model layouts, historical exhibits and more. Admission is $10 for those 18 and older and free for those under. Learn more at

EcoFEST 2024 in Kettering | Sept. 14

EcoFEST features fun and family oriented education focused on helping the planet. There will be a “Be Green for Halloween” tent where attendees can exchange or pick up gently used Halloween costumes. Test drive electric cars, learn about gardening, beekeepers, renewable energy, recycling, composting and much more. Takes place at Faze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the public. LEARN MOR

Dayton Vegan Food & Drink Festival | Sept. 15
The very best in local vegan food and drink from noon to 6 p.m. at Courthouse Square in downtown Dayton. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Concours d’Elegance in Dayton | Sept. 15

Concours d’Elegance is Dayton’s premier antique and classic automobile and motorcycle show and takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carillon Historic Park. Guests travel from across the map to witness this breathtaking display of “art on wheels”—some of the finest vehicles in the country. Admission is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. LEARN MORE

Carl Springer Memorial Tractor, Engine Show & Flea Market in Fletcher | Sept. 19-22
The public is welcome to attend this campground-wide flea market with food trucks and activities, plus the tractor and engine show and tractor pulls all weekend long. Reserve a campsite now by calling (937) 368-2449. Flea market spots will be available (to purchase) starting on Monday, Sept. 16.


Third Thursdays in West Milton | Sept. 19
Enjoy live music, craft booths and vendors, food trucks and more from 5-8 p.m. throughout the downtown.

Fort Loramie German Heritage Days | Sept. 20-21
This large festival includes great German food, beer and drinks, entertainment, car show, good-natured competitions (including the beer tray relay and beer barrel race) and much more. LEARN MORE


New Bremen Pumpkinfest | Sept. 20-21

Fun and games in historic New Bremen, including kids inflateables, pony rides, a kid’s pie eating contest, live music, lots of food and more. LEARN MORE

Bi-Annual Civil War Living History Weekend in Sidney | Sept. 21-22
This 2-day event takes place at Tawawa Park starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday and lasting through 3 p.m. Sunday. The weekend features multiple presentations on the Civil War, several reenactment battles and period sutlers selling their wares. It is free and open to the public. A full schedule of events is at

Fall Festival at Indian Lake | Sept. 21
Arts and crafts items are for sale in the C-area of Indian Lake State Park Campground, plus lots of great food vendors. Hours are 4-8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free admission and parking. LEARN MORE

Hispanic Heritage Festival in Dayton | Sept. 21
There will be a parade, live music, dancing, entertainment and authentic Latin food from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at RiverScape MetroPark. Admission is free. LEARN MORE


Wool Gathering in Yellow Springs | Sept. 21-22
This annual event takes place at Young’s Jersey Dairy. Guests can observe sheep, llamas, alpacas and cashmere goats, as well as Angora rabbits and other wool-bearing animals, plus wool crafting items and supplies. LEARN MORE

Pork Festival in Eaton | Sept. 21-22
Barbecue pork dinners (and lots of other pork and non-pork-related foods), plus a beer and wine garden, an arts and crafts fair, live entertainment and more. LEARN MORE

Simon Kention Chili Cook-Off in Urbana | Sept. 23
A fire engine signals the start of the cook-off at 8 a.m. and the beer garden and salsa judging begins at 11 a.m., followed by the Hoopla Parade at noon in downtown Urbana. Also enjoy family friendly activities throughout the day, plus plenty of chili! Admission is free. LEARN MORE

Tipp City Mum Festival | Sept. 27-29
The fun starts on Friday evening with a cruise-in in the historic district and continues all day Saturday and Sunday at City Park with vendors, lots of food, and entertainment. The annual parade is at 10 a.m. on Saturday. LEARN MORE

Chocolate Walk in Piqua | Sept. 27
Purchase your tickets for this event through Mainstreet Piqua and enjoy a variety of different chocolate and unique downtown locations from 3-7 p.m. LEARN MORE

Oktoberfest in Dayton | Sept. 27-29
The Oktoberfest at the Dayton Art Institute is one of Dayton’s most popular annual events and features German food, beer, music and entertainment. Admission is charged and is $2 cheaper when purchased in advance. LEARN MORE

Food Truck Rally & Balloon Glow in Christiansburg | Sept. 28
A full day of food trucks, craft vendors, live music from the band Diddley and raffles, plus and evening Balloon Glow from 4-10 p.m. at Christiansburg Community Park, 115 W. Second St. LEARN MORE

End of Summer Cruise-In & Backyard Jamboree with Joe Mullins and the Radio Ramblers in Xenia | Sept. 28
The Backyard Jamboree takes place from 2-4 p.m. and the End of Summer Cruise-In from 4-7 p.m., both at Caesar Ford Park, 520 S. Stringtown Rd. Admission to both is free. LEARN MORE

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