June 2017 Festivals in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana

FJuneFestivals_2017.jpgJune is a perfect time to enjoy a local festival or event. Here’s our list of regional festivals and other fun events throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. Events are listed in order of date:

June 2017 Local Festivals and Events…

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.

The Take Over on the Square
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Point Drive in West Chester, Ohio
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2017 (and Thursdays through August 31)
Live music from 6-9pm.

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Live music!
June 1, 15, 22, 29; (July 6, 13,20, 27; August 3, 10,17, 24 and 31)

Dayton Gay Pride Festival
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
June 2-3, 2017
A food truck rally on Friday, along with a parade and community festival on Saturday.

Frontier Days
Milford, Ohio
June 1-4, 2017
Parade on June 1st. Food, booths, games and live music!

RiversEdge Simmer Concert Series
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
June 2,  8 , 15, 23, 24 and 29; July 4, 13, 20 and 27; August 10, 17, 24 and 31
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River.

St. Catherine Summerfest (Church Festival)
St. Catherine of Siena at 1803 N. Thomas Avenue in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
June 2-3, 2017
Italian sausages and sandwiches, Mexican and French foods, games and live music!

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.

All Saints Church Festival
8939 Montgomery Road in Montgomery in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Rides, foods and more!

Olde Willamsburg Festival
Main Street in Williamsburg, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Rides, food, live music and more! This event starts with a parade and on Sunday there will be a car show.

Bunbury Music Festival
Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove along the Ohio River in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Listen to many top alternative bands.

Queen of Peace Church Festival
2550 Millville Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
All of the expected festival-style festivities will be found here!

Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Live music, wine tasting, homemade Italian lasagna, sausage and desserts.

Our Lord Christ the King Junefest 
927 Ellison Avenue (Mt. Lookout) in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Live entertainment, rides and a gambling tent.

St. Michael the Archangel Church Festival
Corner of Creek Road and Spinner Avenue in Sharonville (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 2-4, 2017
Live entertainment, burgers, metts, and their famous jambalaya and other festival wonderfulness.

St. Jude Church Festival
5924 Bridgetown Road in Bridgetown (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 2-4, 2017
Live music, rides, Sunday chicken dinner and more.

St. Mary Family Festival
528 Broadway in Piqua, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Rides, bingo, cornhole, chicken dinner on Saturday and more.

 A Taste of Lebanon: Mediterranean Food Festival (Church Festival)
St. Anthony of Padua  at 2530 Victory Parkway in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 2-4, 2017
Enjoy authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean food and pastries!

Bacon and Cheese Festival
Jungle Jim’s International Market – Paradise Pavilion in Eastgate in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 3, 2017
Taste 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.

Charm at the Farm Vintage Market
48953 Bunnell Hill Road in Lebanon, Ohio
June 3-4, 2017
Open-air vintage market with 70+ vendors and food.

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

Lebanese Festival Mahrajan
2530 Victory Parkway at St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church
June 3-4, 2017
Traditional Middle Eastern dancing, music and Lebanese food.

Strawberry Days in Metamora
Metamora, Indiana
June 3-4, 2017
It’s everything… strawberry.

Taste of Newport
Monmouth Street in Newport, Kentucky
June 4, 2017
Enjoy tastes of local restaurants along with music and shopping opportunities.

St. Mary’s Dayton Church Festival
310 Allen Street in Dayton, Ohio
June 4, 2017
Mexican music, dancing, food and games!

Twilight Tuesdays at White’s Farm
White’s Farm in Brookville, Indiana
June 6 and every Tuesday through October 10, 2017
Live music and flea market.

Miamisburg’s Taste of Summer
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio
June 7, 2017
Celebrate the coming of summer with music, activities, food and more.

Hump Day Concert Series
Gazebo on the Lake at 7850 VOA Park Drive at Voice of America MetroPark in West Chester, Ohio
June 7, 14, 21, 28 (and Wednesdays through August 16, 2017)
Live music, lake activities, yard games and food!

Glier’s Goetta Party on the Purple
Access the Newport Southbank Bridge (Purple Bridge) from either Newport, Kentucky or downtown, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 7, 15, 21 and 28, 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

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

Music on the River
Downtown Lawrenceburg at 118 Walnut Street in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
June 8, 15, 22, 29 (+July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31)
Cruise-in car show with live music. Bring your lawn chair.

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

Donauschwaben Haus  at 4290 Dry Ridge Road in Colerain Township, Ohio
June 9-10, 2017
Enjoy German food, drink and festivities! (Chicken dinner on Friday night.)

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.

St. Christopher Parish Summer (Church) Festival
Vandalia, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Rides and games. Food including some famous pork tenderloin sandwiches.

Holy Family Church Festival
3006 W. Eight Street in Price Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 9-11, 2017
Enjoy festival favorites.

St. Antoninus Church Festival
1500 Linneman Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Live music, rides for the kids and chicken dinner on Sunday.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church Festival
7130 Harrison Avenue (Taylor Creek)  in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
All of the festival favorites and a chicken dinner on Sunday.

St. Christopher Summer Church Festival
435 E. National Road in Vandalia, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Cabbage rolls, Italian sausage, and lots more food including fried Oreos!

St. Gertrude Funfest Church Festival
6543 Miami Avenue in Madeira (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 9-11, 2017
Lots of festival favorites plus Goetta links and burgers.

Mediterranean Food Fest (Church Festival)
St. James Orthodox Church at 6577 Branch Hill Miamiville Road in Loveland, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Live entertainment plus lots of delicious Mediterranean food!

St. Helen Church Festival 
5086 Burkhardt Road in Dayton, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Live entertainment on two stages. Cabbage rolls, pulled pork and corn on the cob can be enjoyed at this festival.

St. John the Evangelist Church Festival
7121 Plainfield Road in Deer Park (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 9-11, 2017
Rides, games and all kinds of good food. Sunday night dinner.

St. Maximilian Kolbe Church Festival
5720 Hamilton-Mason Road in Liberty Township (Ohio)
June 9-11, 2017
Games, rides and all kinds of food.

Church of the Assumption Festival
7711 Joseph Street in Mt. Healthy in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Live bans, funnel cakes, turtle soup, chicken dinner on Sunday as well as rides and games.

Angelsfest (Church Festival)
Guardian Angels Church at 6531 Beechmont Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 9-11, 2017
Live music, great food, rides and games!

Summer Arts Festival
Veterans Park at 250 Cliff Park Rd. in Springfield, Ohio.
June 9 – July 15, 2017 (Various dates)
Enjoy music and theater from the comfort of your lawn chair.

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.

Shandon Strawberry Festival
Historic Shandon business district at Ohio 126 between Ross and Brookville in Morgan Township, Ohio
June 10, 2017
Enjoy an antique tractor show, artists and a picnic-style supper with fresh strawberries, shortcakes and ice cream.

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.

Liberty Center Arts Festival
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row in Liberty Township, Ohio
June 10, 2017
View work of regional artists along with live music and kid activities.

St. Joseph Church Summer Festival
St. Joseph Church – Camp Springs at 6822 Four Mile Road in Camp Springs, Kentucky
June 10, 2017
Traditional festival!

Dive Into Summer – High-Diving Pirates
Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 10-18, 2017
High-diving pirate show.

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

Concours D’Elegance
Ault Park in Hyde Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 11, 2017
View spectacular cars displayed in the formal gardens of Ault Park.

18th Annual Village Green Fine Art Fair
Fairfield Arts Center in Fairfield, Ohio
June 11, 2017
Enjoy local artists, musicians, good food and kids activities.

Circus 1903 –  The Golden Age of Circus
Schuster Center at 1 W. Second Street in Dayton, Ohio
June 13-18, 2017
Elephants come to life via puppetry and see classic circus entertainment!

Electronic Dayton Music Festival
Land of Illusion Haunted Scream park at 8762 Thomas Road in Middletown, Ohio
June 14-15, 2017
Two stages and interactive vendor area.

CFTA Street Food Festival
4335 Glendale-Milford Road at Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
June 16, 2017
Enjoy local food – from a truck!

PigFest (Church Festival)
St. Joseph Academy at 48 Weed more Street in Walton, Kentucky.
June 16-17, 2017
Food including pulled pork, rides, games and country store

International Beer Festival
Jungle Jim’s International Market at 5440 Dixie Highway in Fairfield, Ohio
June 16-17, 2017
Tickets required for this event. Enjoy previewing over 400 beers from 100 breweries.

Celtic Fest Ohio
Ohio Renaissance Festival grounds at 10542 E. State Route 73 in Waynesville, Ohio.
June 16-18, 2017
Entry fee. Enjoy all things Celtic – food, traditional music and crafts.

Covington, Kentucky
June 16-18, 2017
Enjoy goetta…everything – from pizza to jambalaya and more!

Mayberry Days
Courthouse Square in Owenton, Kentucky
June 16-18, 2017
Classic show, art show, music, contests, food and lots of activities.

Holy Rosary Saint Marys Church Festival
511 E. Spring Street in St. Marys, Ohio
June 16-18, 2017
Live music, kiddie tractor pull, chicken dinners on Saturday/Sunday.

St. Vivian Family Fun Church Festival
7600 Winton Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 16-18, 2017
Live entertainment, Father’s Day fireworks and lots of great food.

Blues Fest 2017
Fraze Pavilion at 696 Lincoln Park Boulevard in Kettering, Ohio
June 17, 2017
Blues and brews (and BBQs)!

The Great Warren County Tractor Ride
Warren County Administration Building at 406 Justice Drive in Lebanon, Ohio
June 17, 2017
40-mile ride through rural Warren County

St. Margaret – St. John Summer Celebration
6000 Murray Road in Madisonville in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 17, 2017
Live band, duck regatta, games and food!

Country Fest Music Festival
1565 Race Track Road at AJ Jolly Park in Alexandria, Kentucky
June 17, 2017
$5 fee for festival. Food, vendors, kids’ activities along with country music.

Tusculum Street Fest
Between Tennyson and McCullough streets in Columbia Tusculum
June 17, 2017
Live music and art performances, food and more.

Court Avenue and E. Third Street in Covington, Kentucky
June 17, 2017
Enjoy food from local restaurants, music, an art show and sale.

River City Music Festival
Third Street and Greendevil Lane in Dayton, Kentucky
June 17, 2017
Music, food trucks and more!

Juneteenth Festival
Eden Park at 950 Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 17-18, 2017
This festival celebrates the end of American slavery. Enjoy entertainment, food, a parade of flags and music.

Summer Solstice Lavender Festival
2387 Martinsville Road in Martinsville, Ohio
June 17-18, 2017
Experience everything…. lavender! Kids activities, music…

Backyard Concert Series
General Butler State Resort Park at the Butler-Turpin State Historical House in Carrollton, Kentucky
June 17, 2017
Bring your lawn chair and listen to music while enjoying nature!

The Ohio Challenge: Hot Air Balloon and Sky Diving Festival
Smith Park and Middletown Regional Airport
June 21-22, 2017
Food, live music, hot air balloon rides and sky-diving acts.

44th Annual Batesville Music & Arts Festival
Batesville, Indiana
June 21-23, 2017
Bring a blanket or sports chair and enjoy listening to the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra and other music artists.

Hamilton Badin Festival
New Marcum Park on the Rivers Edge (2nd and Dayton Streets) in Hamilton, Ohio
June 23-24, 2017
Traditional festival favorites  – from rides to food!

Our Lady of the Rosary Church Festival
17 Farragut Road in Green Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 23-24, 2017
Live entertainment and games. Food Trucks including Venezuelan street food.

Bishop Fenwick Church Festival
Bishop Fenwick High School at 4855 Ohio 122 in Franklin, Ohio.
June 23-24, 2017
Rides, live entertainment, spaghetti dinner on Sunday and more!

St. Aloysius on the Ohio Rapid Run Fest (Church Festival)
825 Pontius Road in Delhi Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 23-25, 2017
Live music, games, All-American Dinner on Sunday.

St. Columban Church Festival
894 Oakland Road in Loveland, Ohio
June 23-25, 2017
Love music, chicken and fish dinners as well as lots more food selections.

Bishop Fenwick High School (Church) Festival
4855 State Route 122 in Franklin, Ohio
June 23-25, 2017
Live bands, rides, games and Sons of Italy Spaghetti Dinner on Sunday

Parish Funfest Church Festival
Mary, Queen of Heaven at 1150 Donaldson Highway in Erlanger, Kentucky
June 23-25, 2017
Fish and chips on Friday night. Traditional festival!

Cincinnati Panegyri Greek Festival
June 23-25, 2017
Holy Trinity/Saint Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at 7000 Winton Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
It’s Greek to me! Enjoy everything Greek with authentic dishes, dancing and more.

St. John the Baptist Church Festival
509 Harrison Avenue in Harrison, Ohio
June 23-25, 2017
Traditional festival. Enjoy deep-fried Oreos and fried pickles on Sunday. Fried chicken dinner.

St. Veronica Church Festival
4473 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Road in Mt. Carmel in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 23-25, 2017
Live music, games, poker tent, and lots of food including BBQ on Sunday.

Taste of Silverton
June 24, 2017
6944 Plainfield Road at Meier’s Wine Cellers in Silverton (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music plus many of Silverton’s local restaurants will serving their fare!

Cincinnati Pride Festival
Sawyer Point Park at 705 E. Pete Rose Way in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 24, 2017
This event starts with a downtown parade and then offers a fun festival to enjoy. The LGBTQ community comes together to celebrate!

Bark in the Burg at Community Park
550 S. First Street at Community Park in downtown Miamisburg, Ohio
June 24, 2017
A festival for dogs and their people!

Taste of Silverton
Meier’s  Wine Cellars at 6995 Plainfield Road in Silverton, Ohio
June  24, 2017
Enjoy food from local Silverton restaurants along with live music.

Sliders, Sides & Suds Festival
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard at Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, Ohio
June 24, 2017
Sample food from local restaurants while listening to live music.

Rhythm and Brews Festival
Miami Valley Gaming at 6000 State Route 63 in Lebanon, Ohio
June 24, 2017
Enjoy live music and craft beer!

Rockin’ the Ridge
31 Broadway Street in Dry Ridge, Kentucky
June 24, 2017
Car show, games, food and music!

Lantern Fest
Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky
June 24, 2017
Imagine seeing 1000s of glowing lanterns – all at once!

South Kenton Community Day
Goshen Christian Church at 1773 Bracht-Piner Road in Kenton, Kentucky
June 24, 2017
Celebrate rural heritage with old-time tractors and equipment. Food, games and fun!

Thank a Police Officer Day Festival
Trolley Park at 1101 Amsterdam Road in Park Hills, Kentucky
June 24, 2017
Free pony rides, live music, food trucks and fun for the kids.

Vectren Dayton Air Show
3800 Wright Drive in Vandalia, Ohio
June 24-25, 2017
Experience the US Air Force Thunderbirds!

10th Annual Dog Day of Summer
4389 Spring Grove Avenue at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 25, 2017
Remembrance service for lost four-legged loved ones and explore the 400+ acres. Pet adoptions, contests and concessions or bring your own lunch.

River City Kosher BBQ Festival
Northern Hills Synagogue at 5714 Fields Ertel Road in Symmes Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
June 25, 2017
Kosher chicken, brisket, BBQ and more!

Tails of Two Cities: A Dog Day Afternoon
Eastwood MetroPark at 1385 Harshman Road in Dayton, Ohio
June 25, 2017
Enjoy something to eat from a food truck, make your own bone bar and see adoptable dogs. Bring your leashed dog.

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

Oakley After Hours
Oakley Square on Madison Road in Oakley (Cincinnati, Ohio)
June 30 (July 28, August 25 and September 29)
Live music and entertainment  the last Friday (April – September)

Paradise on the Point
Sawyer’s Point and Yeatman’s Cove at 907 Riverside Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
June 30-July 1, 2017
Enjoy live music, food and crafts.

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