2017 Spring Festivals for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

SpringFestivals_2017Looking for something fun to do? Check out these local spring festivals happening in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

May 2017

7th Annual Batesville Regional Fine Art Fair
RomWeber Marketplace at 7 South Eastern Avenue in Batesville, Indiana
May 5-7, 2017
Original works of art will be available to views and purchase.

Cincy-Cinco 2017
May 6-7, 2017
Fountain Square at 520 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the Latino culture with mariachi  and salsa bands,

Wright Patterson Air Force Base Family Fun Fest Carnival
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio
May 5-13, 2017
A fun fair to enjoy!

Batesville Kiwanis Family Carnival
Downtown Batesville, Indiana
May 11-13, 2017
Enjoy games, rides and fun food!

Dayton Sideshow
Yellow Cab Tavern at 700 E. 4th St in Dayton, Ohio
May 12-13, 2017
Experience 100+ local artists and musicians – from painting, music, dance, photography and comedy.

Appalachian Festival
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
May 12-14, 2017
Enjoy Appalachian music and art and exhibits. Have a great time eating, drinking and shopping!

Appalachian Festival
Coney Island – Cincinnati, Ohio
May 12-14, 2017
Enjoy Appalachian arts, dancing storytelling and more! This is the 48th annual year for this fun event.

Farm Babies Fest
Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm
9101 Frederick Pike, Dayton, OH 45414
May 13, 2017

Food Truck Festival
6178 Chambersburg Road in Huber Heights, Ohio
May 13, 2017
It’s all about the food – on a truck.

Asian Food Fest
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
May 13-14, 2017
Enjoy Asian food, dance and culture!

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Seventeen weeks of live music!
May 11, 18, and 25; June 1, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13,20, 27; August 3, 10,17, 24 and 31

Glier’s Goetta Party on the Purple
Access the Newport Southbank Bridge (Purple Bridge) from either Newport, Kentucky or downtown, Cincinnati, Ohio
May 17, 24, 31 and June 7, 14, 2017 (and every Wednesday through August 2, 2017)
Live music on a stage at the middle of the bridge and enjoy food-trucks fair and drinks

River Roots Music & Fold Arts Festival
Madison, Indiana
May 18-20, 2017
Enjoy music, food, drinks and folk art!

Bridgetown Music Festival
4366 Bridgetown Road at Saint Aloysius Gonzaga Church in Cincinnati, Ohio
May 18-21, 2017
Chicken dinners from Ron’s roost along with live music and all of the festival trimmings.

Buckeye BBQ Fest
The Square at Union Center (9285 Centre Pointe Drive) in West Chester, Ohio
May 19-20, 2017
Enjoy live Blues music along with some BBQ, brews and a car show! (Kids zone, too!)

Springfield Antique Extravaganza
Clark County Fairgrounds
May 19-21, 2017
Over 2,000 vendors display their goods.

MainStrasse in Covington,  Kentucky
May 19-21, 2017
Artists and craftsmen will share their talents. This festival is based on the German tradition of welcoming the first spring wines.

Cincinnati May Festival
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
May 19-27, 2017
This is one of the oldest choral festivals in the Western Hemisphere!

Miamisburg Spring Fling Festival
Library Park at 35 S. Fifth St. in Miamisburg, Ohio
May 19-22, 2017
Enjoy arts, crafts, a parade and carnival – it’s all about spring!

A World A’Fair Dayton International Festival
Dayton Convention Center
22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
May 19-21, 2017
Learn all about different world cultures!

MainStrasse Village Maifest
MainStrasse Village in Covington, Kentucky
May 19-21, 2017
Enjoy celebrating a German tradition of welcoming the spring wine. This festival fills six blocks in Covington.

Germania Maifest
Germania Park at 3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
May 19-21, 2017
Enjoy German food and wine (and local craft beers, too) while the kids enjoy rides and games.

Bridgetown Music Festival
May 19-21, 2017
St. Aloysius Gonzaga at 4390 Bridgetown Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music!

All Draught Craft Beer Festival
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue in Dayton, Ohio
May 20, 2017
Sip a brew and listen to the blues!

Harrison Food Truck Rally
Downtown historic Harrison, Ohio.
May 20, 2107
Music and lots of food!

Wildflower Festival
Kirby Nature Preserve at 2 E. Main St. in Addyston, Ohio
May 20, 2017
Plant sale and fun activities for the kids!

Oxford Wine Festival
Oxford Memorial Park at 14 E. Park Place in Oxford, Ohio
May 20, 2017
Experience all kinds of wines (and craft beers) at this fun festival while enjoy music and delicious food.

Fleurs de Fete – Wine & Gourmet Food Festival
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd. in Dayton, Ohio
May 21, 2017
Sample from 100s of wines and foods from local Dayton restaurants. (This event was originally called Party in the Park.)

Party on the Plaza
7850 Five Mile Road at the Anderson Center in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
May 25 (June 25, July 20, August 10 and 24), 2017
Live band concert and lots of great food.

Feast of the Flowering Moon Festival
Yoctangee Park in Chillicothe, Ohio
May 25-28 2017
A Memorial Day Parade, boat race, kid’s run and more!

Furry Fest & Furry Skurry 5K
Eastwood MetroPark at 1385 Harshman Road in Dayton, Ohio
May 27, 2107
Run with your pooch and enjoy pet contests, bans, a Poochie Bath & Boutique and more!

Patriot Freedom Festival
Dayton VA Medical Center at 4100 W. Third Street in Dayton, Ohio
May 27-28, 2017
At the site of the former Old Soldier’s Home, enjoy music, military re-enactors, food, tours and more.

Taste of Cincinnati
Along Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
May 27-29, 2017
A local tradition, enjoy tastes from 100s of local restaurants!

Dayton Heritage Festival at Carillon Park
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd. in Dayton, Ohio
May 28, 2017
This is an old-fashioned way to celebrate Memorial Day with historical activities. The day ends with a Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra concert.

Cincy Fringe Festival
Over-the-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
May 30-June 11, 2017
Enjoy performances – theater, music, film, dance, art and poetry – at various locations in Over-the-Rhine.

Hump Day Concert Series
Gazebo on the Lake at 7850 VOA Park Drive at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio
May 31 (and Wednesdays through August 16, 2017)
Live music, lake activities, yard games and food!

June 2017

SummerFair Cincinnati
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Eye candy for those who appreciate art! Enjoy and purchase art from many talented artisans.

Bunbury Music Festival
Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove along the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Enjoy listening to many top alternative bands this weekend!

Bacon and Cheese Festival
Jungle Jim’s International Market – Paradise Pavilion – Eastgate
June 3, 2017 (4-8pm)
Enjoy tasting all kinds of bacon and cheese paired with great wines! Tickets required.

Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum Festival
Bradford Railroad Museum at 200 North Miami Ave. in Bradford, Ohio
June 3, 2017
It’s all about the trains with train-related movies, rides and activities

Troy Strawberry Festival
Troy, Ohio
June 3-4, 2017
Enjoy a strawberry parade, run, food, activities, pie-eating contests and more!

Strawberry Days in Metamora
Metamora, Indiana
June 3-4, 2017
Enjoy everything… strawberry.

Miamisburg’s Taste of Summer
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio
June 7, 2017
Summer is technically not here yet, but it is still a great time to celebrate its coming. Enjoy music, activities, food and more.

26th Newport Italianfest
Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky
June 8-11, 2017
It’s all Italian at this festival – from the food to the entertainment!

Sunman Fire Festival
Downtown at 604 N. Meridian Street in Sunman, Indiana
June 9, 2017
This fun festival raises funds for the fire department!

Banana Split Festival
1326 Fife Avenue in Wilmington, Ohio
June 9-10, 2017
Enjoy games, rides, music, a classic car cruise-in and show, banana-split eating contest and a make-your-own banana split booth.

Yellow Springs Street Fair
Yellow Springs, Ohio
June 10, 2017
Food, drink, entertainment, crafts, jewelry and artisans’ goods. 250 vendor booths.

Lebanon Country Music Festival
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
June 10, 2017
Enjoy country music, food and crafts.

World Culture Celebration Festival
St. Leonard Franciscan Living Community at 8100 Clyo Rd. in in Centerville, Ohio.
June 10, 2017
Enjoy music, cultural demonstrations food and activities from many world cultures.

Jewish Cultural Festival
Temple Israel at 130 Riverside Drive in Dayton, Ohio.
June 11, 2017
Music, food, games and more!



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