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



October is a great time to enjoy a local festival. Take a look at our fall list of festivals for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana!

CliftonFest Arts & Music Festival
Ludlow and Clifton Avenues in Clifton in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 6-7, 2017
Live art drawings on the sidewalks. live music, artisan vendors, food and more!

The Kentucky Wool Festival
Falmouth, Kentucky
October 6-8, 2017
Entertainment, food, sheep shearing and herding and more!

Metamora Canal Days Festival
Downtown Metamora, Indiana
October 6-8, 2017
Enjoy food, live music and booths with arts, antiques and handmade items.

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest
4290 Dry Ridge Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 6-8, 2017

Rhythm Brew Art and Music Fest
October 7-8, 2017
629 York Street in Newport, Kentucky
Music, art, food and shopping!

Comboni Missionaries Taste of Mission
1318 Nagel Road in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Authentic food from: Italy, Africa, Ecuador and Mexico. Music, dancing and other cultural areas.

Chocolate Festival
1043 S. Main St. (Building 1) at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds in Dayton, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Rhapsody in Chocolate!

Dayton German Club Oktoberfest
Dayton, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Enjoy everything German!

Sunflower Festival
Gorman Heritage Farm at 10052 Reading Road in Evendale, (Cincinnati) Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Sunflower maze, food trucks, pumpkins and sunflowers! Admission fee.

Ohio Cider Fest
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
October  7-8, 2017
Enjoy cider and all kinds of autumn things.

Apple Butter Festival
6924 Brown Road at Hueston Woods State Park Pioneer Farm in Oxford, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Learn all about farm life in the 19th century.

Beer Wine Food Festival
Wyoming (Cincinnati), Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Entertainment, chalk art sidewalk painting ,food and drink!

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience
Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Try a course and enjoy BMX demonstrations. Live music. Dog activities, too!

Young’s Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival
Yellow Springs, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
View 800-pound pumpkins, taste pumpkin donut holes and enjoy pumpkin bowling.

Jungle Jim’s Weekend of Fire
Fairfield, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
A fiery food show! Enjoy watching people taste some hot, hot food. You can also sample hot sources, salsa and spicy foods.

Blink
Downtown and Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 12-15, 2017
Music and light show throughout the downtown and Over-the-Rhine with 100+ media artists and 16 architectural projection locations featuring 50 rotating show

Cinema in the Cemetery Hocus Pocus
Linden Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 401 W. 13th Street in Covington, Kentucky
October 13, 2017
Watch the movie in a spooky setting! Snacks available for purchase.

Operation Pumpkin
High Street in Hamilton, Ohio
October 13-15, 2017
Pumpkin weigh off, carved pumpkin contests, annual L’il Miss Punkin contest an a Puppy Parade.

Beer, Wine and Food Festival
Wyoming Village Green (Oak and Grove Avenues) in Wyoming in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 13-14, 2017
Enjoy brews, yummy food and live music!

30th Annual Navy Bean Festival
Rising Sun, Indiana
October 13-14, 2017
Enjoy KidZone activities,, shows and entertainment while enjoying Navy Bean Soup and cornbread.

Sunman’s Party in the Park – Chili Cook-Off
219 North Meridian Street in Sunman, Indiana
October 14, 2017
Food, music, kids activities and a beer garden.

Dayton Liedeberkranz-Turner Oktoberfest
1400 E. Fifth Street in Dayton, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Everyone’s German that night with food, music and beverages.

St. Anthony Oktoberfest 
St. Anthony’s school gym at 1824 St. Charles Avenue in Dayton, Ohio
October 14, 2017
German food, music, games and more!

Lebanon Oktoberfest
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
October 14, 2017
German everything!

Fall Fest at Snyder Park
Snyder Park in Springfield, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Games, arts and crafts and lots of great food!

Pioneeer Harvest Fest
349 South Broadway in Trotwood, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Hayrides, corn-husking contest, roasted hot dogs, antique farm equipment and more.

Turning of the Leaves Festival
Augusta, Kentucky
October 14, 2017
Crafts, Kentucky-made products, food and fun!

The Great Pumpkin Fest
West Chester
October 14, 2017

Pugfair
Red Dog Park at 5081 Madison Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Music, food, pet photos, costume parade and more.

Cheviot Scottish Festival
Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road
October 14-15, 2017
Bagpipers, dancing, food and more at this first-time festival!

Fairborn Fall Festival
Community Park at 691 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017

Kiwanis Oktoberfest
Peace Park at 70 E. Dayton Street in West Alexandria, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy all things German.

Enon Apple Butter Festival
Settler’s Park (Main and Xenia streets) in Enon, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy apples, their spices and lots of apple butter!

Sauerkraut Festival
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
This annual festival celebrates everything sauerkraut. Enjoy all kinds of sauerkraut foods from ice cream to fudge to pizza. 450 vetted vendors.

Fall Farm Fest
Knoop Homestead at the Reserve at 2645 E. State Route 41 in Troy, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy celebrating Miami County’s agricultural heritage

Pioneer Village Harvest Festival
3999 Pioneer Village Road in Waynesville, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Learn how the pioneers prepare for winter.

2017 Fall Parade of Homes
21 homes throughout Dayton, Ohio
October 14-15, 21-22, 2017
The Home Builders Association of Dayton presents some new homes to tour!

Oakwood Family Fall Festival
Shafor Park (Collingwood Ave. and Shafor Blvd.) in Oakwood, Ohio
October 15, 2017
Games, food, hayrides and pumpkin painting! There will also be a costume parade.

Spooktacular Parade and Halloween Festival
Fairborn, Ohio
October 20, 2017 – parade
October 22, 2017 – festival
Rides, vendors, entertainments!

The Great Pumpkin Glow
1995 E Ross Road at Adventures on the Great Miami in Tipp City, Ohio
October 21, 2017
Carve pumpkins to line the hill along the Great Miami River. Pumpkins to be lit at 8:20pm.

Springfield Antique Show
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
October 21-22, 2017
Enjoy viewing and buying vintage and antique things!

Minges and Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
6007 Kilby Road in Harrison, Ohio
October 21-22, 2017
Learn about agriculture and enjoy pumpkins.

Zombie Fest
3800 Main Street in Moraine, Ohio
October 27-28, 2017
Kids activities, hayrides, not-so-scary Halloween House, teen dance and more!

Books by the Bank
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Meet local and national authors.

Howl-O-Ween Party
910 Race Street in Over-the-Rhine
October 28, 2017
Rover the Rhine is hosting this party! Proceeds to Pets in Need.

Hauntfest on Fifth 2017
Adult event along Fifth Street in the Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Street performers, costume contest, live music and beverages.

Carol Ann’s Carousel Trick or Treat
8 Mehring Way in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Crafts, games and contest!

govibrant Zombie Walk
Smale Riverfront Park
October 28, 2017
The walk starts at the Roebling Bridge and goes 2 miles.

Trunk or Treat
Fuller Garden at 1217 Linden Avenue in Springfield, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Games, snacks and movies!

Charm at the Farm Vintage Market
48953 Bunnell Hill Road in Lebanon, Ohio
October 28-29 2017
Open-air vintage market with 70+ vendors and food.

Pumpkin Days
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
October 28-29, 2017

Fall Fest at Washington Park
Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 28-29, 2017

 

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