August 2019 Events, Festivals and Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati, Dayton, Northern Kentucky and Southeastern Indiana

 

It’s August – and the dog days of summer. Instead of heading to the pool again, why not attend a local festival or concert. This month has so many options – and many are free! Kentucky has its annual Goettafest and the World’s Longest Yard Sale early in the month. Or head to Fraze Pavilion for Bacon Fest in Dayton on the 17th.

Local events for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana are in order by date. Let us know if we missed something fun to do at sknabe@sibcycline.com

Events into August:

Dayton Horse Show
Through August 3, 2019
Champions Center at 4122 Laybourne Rd., Springfield, Ohio
Watch the horse competitions!

Green County Fair
Through August 3, 2019
Greene County Fairgrounds at 120 Fairground Road, Xenia, Ohio
Enjoy the county fair with rides, demo derby and more!

Preble County Fair
Through August 3, 2019
Preble County Fairgrounds at 722 South Franklin Street, Eaton, Ohio
Enjoy the fair!

Glier’s Goettafest
Through August 4, 2019
Festival Park along Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky
Enjoy everything goetta!

Miss Holmes
Through August 4, 2019
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A who dunnit!

Pippin 
Through August 4, 2019
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
A musical to enjoy!

Shrek The Musical
Through August 11, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Based on the movie!

Summer Show –Il Giardino: A Garden of Tuscany
Through August 18, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Think Italy!

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs
Through August 18, 2019
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn about daily life during the time of the Pharaohs

Magic and Melodrama: Cincinnati Posters from the Gilded Age
Through August 18, 2019
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy looking at posters from the turn of the 20th century

Kimono: Refashioned Contemporary Style
Through September 15, 2019
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the art of the kimono throughout the years

Live! on the Plaza
Through September 28, 2019 (Saturdays)
Clifton Plaza at 333 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concerts!

World War I at Home and Abroad
Through November 11, 2019
Harmon Museum at 105 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Learn about the soldiers’ stories and the war effort at home in the USA


August events in order by date:

Alive After 5
August 1, 2019 (+September 5; October 3)
Downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Various fun activities to enjoy!

Concerts at Levitt Pavilion
August 1–3, 8–1-, 15–18, 22–24, 28–30, 2019  (+though September 21)
Levitt Pavilion at 134 S. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Free concerts!

Creeking in the Parks
August 1, 2019
Various Butler County, Ohio parks
Learn what lives in creeks and find fossils. No flip flops

Fountain Square Eats
August 1, 2019 (+every Thursday from 11am–2pm through October 10, 2019)
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, downtown, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food truck line ups for lunch!

Glier’s Goettafest 2019
August 1–4, 2019
Riverboat Row, Newport, Kentucky
Live entertainment, games and lots of goetta!

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
August 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2019
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Seventeen weeks of live music

It’s Commonly Jazz
August 1, 8, 15 and 29, 2019
Seasongood Pavilion in Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the outdoor concerts!

Music at Behringer-Crawford Museum
August 1, 8 and August 15, 2019
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Road, Covington, Kentucky
Food and drink available for purchase. Enjoy the music

Music on the River
August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2019 
Civic Park in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Local and regional groups perform

Party on the Purple
August 1 and 8, 2019
Purple People Bridge accessed via Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky or Sawyers Point in downtown Cincinnati
Live music and food trucks

RiversEdge Simmer Concert Series
August 1, 8, 16, 17 and 29, 2019 (+ September 6, 7 and 14)
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River

Rockin’ the Roebling
August 1, 8 and 15, 2019
Moerlein Lager House at 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Weekly music celebration on the lawn!

Salsa on the Square
August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2019 (+ every Thursday through September 26, 2019)
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live local and regional Latin bands with local dance instructors to teach basic Latin dancing. Food available

Summer Music on the Levee
August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2019 (+September 5)
Newport on the Levee at 1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Live bands playing all kinds of music.

2nd Street Market
August 1–3, 8–10, 15–17, 22–24 and 29–31, 2019
600 E. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Local growers, bakers and artisans at this European-style market

World’s Longest Yard Sale
August 1–4, 2019
Along 127
All kinds of treasures can be yours!

Champaign County Fair
August 2–9, 2019
Champaign County Fairgrounds at 384 Park Avenue, Urbana, Ohio
Enjoy the fair!

Delhi Skirt Game
August 2, 2019
Delhi Township Park in Delhi in Cincinnati, Ohio
Food, rides, games, fireworks an a fun skirt-filled baseball game!

Deer Park Days in Park Festival
August 2–3, 2019
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a live band Friday night and fireworks on Saturday

RiversEdge Simmer Concert Series
August 1, 8 and 29, 2019 (+Sept 14)
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River

Takeover on the Square
August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2019
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Summer concerts series!

Days in the Park
August 2–3, 2019
Deer Park, (Cincinnati)< Ohio
Enjoy the festival. Live music. Fireworks on Saturday night.

Family Fun Fridays
August 2, 2019
Rentschler Forest MetroPark at 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township, Ohio
Learn about nature – something new each week

Fifth & Vine Live
August 2–3, 9–19, 1617, 23–24, 30–31, 2019
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concerts

First Friday Food Truck Frenzy
August 2, 2019 
Austin Landing at 3601 Rigby Road, Dayton, Ohio
Food trucks and live music!

First Friday – Second Look Saturday at Pendleton Art Center
August 2–3, 2019
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Meet artists and enjoy food, music and more!

Friday Nights in Mt. Healthy
August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019 (+September 6, 2019)
Mt. Healthy City Park at the City Park Stage, Mt. Healthy, (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live concerts and Shakespeare in the Park; Bring your lawn chairs

Holy Cross Immaculata Festival
August 2–3, 2019
30 Guido Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the festival

Lebanon Blues Festival
August 2–3, 2019
Historic downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy blues band, food and the beer garden

Moonlite Gardens Dance Party
August 2 and 16, 2019 (+October 11)
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dance to live music!

Movie in the Park
August 2, 2019 (+September 6; October 4)
Village Green of Fairfield at 675 Deis Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Bring your blanket!

Nutter Center Sports Card Show
August 2–3, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

Party in the Park
August 2, 2019
Civic Park in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Dance to live music, food truck, beer garden

Pickin in the Park & Food Trucks
August 2, 2019
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Bluegrass music, craft beer and food trucks!

Roots Revival
August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live bluegrass music. Eli’s BBQ will have food service.

St. Augustine Parish Festival
August 2–4, 2019
Augusta, Kentucky
Enjoy the festival

St. John Family Festival
August 2–4, 2019
9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd. West Chester, Ohio
Enjoy the festival!

St. Louis Homecoming Festival
August 2–4, 2019
210 N. Broadway, Owensville, Ohio
Music, games, rides and festival food

Summer Concert Series – Sawyer Point
August 2, 9 and 30, 2019
Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove at 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, food and drinks available

Art in the Park
August 3, 2019
City Park at 25 Parkwood Drive, Tipp City
Children’s crafts, live music, art demos and food trucks

Batesville Bash
August 3, 2019
Downtown Batesville, Indiana
Music, cars, food and contests

CSO Look Around
August 3, 2019
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra plus 30 local groups of choirs, ensembles and dancers will be performing

DIY Days
August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2019 (through September 28, 2019  (Saturdays)
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, Ohio
Enjoy art classes led by local artists; age 16+

Lebanon Blues Festival
August 3, 2019
Mulberry Street in historic downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Live music, beer garden and food! Plus 150+ classic cars on show

Ohio River Paddlefest
August 3, 2019
Schmidt Recreation Complex at 2944 Humbert Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Nine-mile float trip from the East End to Gilday Riverside Park in Riverside; Stay for the Finish Line Festival

Optimist Kids Day in the Park
August 3, 2019
Delco Park at 1700 Delco Park Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Free activities for kids

Polopalooza
August 3, 2019
Miami Valley Hunt & Polo Club at 2465 Keystone Club Drive, Dayton, Ohio
Music, food and beer!

Rock Your Wedding 2019
August 3, 2019
The Fling Barn at 8200 West Berrysville Road in Hillsboro, Ohio
Watch local bands, eat BBQ, enjoy cornhole and learn about planning your wedding. Not getting married? It’s still a fun event

St. Mary Church Pig Fest
August 3, 2019
3398 SR 125 in Bethel, Ohio
Pig out!

StreetEats Miami
August 3, 2019
5874 Montclair Blvd., Milford, Ohio
Food trucks and live music

Summermusik: Visions of da Vinci
August 3, 2019
School for Creative and Performing Arts at 108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music performance celebrating Leonardo da Vinci

The Sunflower Festival
August 3, 2019 – need to confirm
Stanley Jones Park in New Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy the festival

Breakfast with the Animals
August 3 and 21, 2019 (+September 26 and 29)
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy early admission to the zoo as well as a full breakfast buffet. See the animals as they awake!

St. Mary Church Pig Fest 
August 3, 2019
3398 SR 125, Bethel, Ohio
Music, games, rides and festival food

StreetEats Miami
August 3, 2019
Music festival and food trucks

Sunflower Festival
September 14–15, 2019
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky

Union Township Concert Series
August 3, 10, 24 and 31, 2019
Amphitheater at 4350 Aicholtz Road at the Union Township Civic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and snacks!

Centerville Summer Concert Series
August 4, 11 and 18, 2019
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair to the amphitheater

Ludlow Flea & Craft Fair
August 4, 2019 October 6 and  December 1, 2019)
322 Elm Street, Ludlow, Kentucky
Find a gift or treasure!

St. Aloysius Summer Festival
August 4, 2019
3350 Chapel Road, Shandon, Ohio
All-you-can-eat chicken dinner and lots of fun

St. Mary Festival
August 4, 2019
6647 Van Buren Ave., Georgetown, Ohio
Music, chicken dinner, homemade ice cream

Star City Concerts at Riverfront Park
August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2019
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Ave., Miamisburg, Ohio
Free music concert! Bring your lawn chair!

Tri-State Antique Market 
August 4, 2019 (+September 1 and October 6, 2019)
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at U.S. 5o and Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Find a special treasure!

Weekend Walkabout
August 4, 2019 
Spring Grove Cemetery  at 4521 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio
Abolitionists – learn who is buried here.

The Color Run 5k Cincinnati
August 5, 2019
W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Music, dancing, run and color!

Amelia National Night Out
August 6, 2019
Spencer Shank Park at 70 Robin Way, Amelia, Ohio
Free food, games, live music and more

Blue Ash Tuesday Night Concert Services
August 6, 13 and 20, 2019
Blue Ash Nature Park at 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, Ohio
Live music outside!

Fort Thomas Summer Concert Series
August 6 and 20, 2019 (+September 3)
Tower Park, Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Bring a chair and enjoy the music!

Movies in the Park
August 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2019 
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, Ohio
Enjoy a free movie

Trail Yoga
August 6, 2019
Rentschler Forest MetroPark at 5701 Reigart Road, Hamilton, Ohio
Pre-registration required; Breathe in the beauty of nature along the meandering forest trail

Tuesday Summer Family Nights
August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2019 
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, Ohio
Walk, bike or stroll through the cemetery from 6–8pm. Enjoy the live music.

Workout on the Green
August 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 and 28  2019 (+Tuesdays & Wednesdays till October 23, 2019)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the summer weather and work out for free with trained and licensed instructors in Washington Park’s Green.

Greenhills Concert on the Commons
August 7, 2019
Corner of Winton and Garragut in Greenhills (Cincinnati), Ohio
Enjoy the music!

Intro to Astronomy
August 7, 14 and 21, 2019
Cincinnati Observatory at 3489 Observatory Place, Mt. Lookout, Cincinnati, Ohio
Observe the sky

Hump Day Concerts
August 7 and 14, 2019
Voice of America MetroPark at 7850 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and blankets.

Market Muscles
August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2019 (Every Wednesday through October)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
45-minute workout classes  at The Shed for $5–$10

Party on the Purple
August 7, 2019
Purple People Bridge at Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky or Sawyer Point in Cincinnati, Ohio
This is the last party with live music and food trucks

Sugar Rush 
August 7, 2019
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Taste local cupcakes, ice creams, pies and more!

Summer Cinema
August 7, 14 and 21, 2019 
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair, blanket and snacks!

Summer Concert Series
August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2019
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair!

Wednesdays in the Woods
August 7, 2019
Burnet Woods at 3251 Brookline Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, good and activities for kids

World Fare
August 7, 2019 (+every Wednesday through October 9, 2019)
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
International cuisine every Wednesday from 11am–2pm.

Party on the Plaza
August 8, 2019
7850 Five Mile Road at the Anderson Center in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live band concert and lots of great food

Summertime, Sousa and Sundaes – Kettering Civic Band
August 8, 2019
Polen Farm, Kettering, Ohio
Enjoy the band! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs

Great Inland Seafood Festival
August 8–11, 2019
Newport, Kentucky riverfront
Enjoy seafood from local restaurants

Hamilton County Fair
August 8–11, 2019
Hamilton County Fairgrounds at 7801 Anthony Wayne Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cotton candy, animals and more

Runway Fest & Fireworks
August 9, 2019
Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport at 10550 N. Springboro Pike, Miamisburg, Ohio
Airplane rides, displays, kids’s activities and fireworks!

Bellwether Music Festival
August 9–10, 2019
Ohio Renaissance festival grounds at 10542 E. SR 73 in Waynesville, Ohio
Alternative music festival

Big Buckeye Iron Truck Show
August 9–11, 2019
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Activities for all and some show trucks to view. Live music, too

Concerts in the Square
August 9 and 23, 2019

St. Lawrence Square, 3560 Warsaw Ave., Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live music  – bring your chairs!

Germanfest Picnic
August 9–11, 2019
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy everything German. German cuisine, music and biergarten and weingarten!

Maysville Oktoberfest
August 9–10, 2019
Downtown Maysville, Kentucky
Live music, traditional German dancing, beer, wine and food!

Miami County Fair
August 9–15, 2019
Miami County Fairgrounds
650 N. County Road, Troy, Ohio
Lots of fair fun!

Miami Valley Music Fest
August 9–10, 2019
2252 Troy-Urbana Rd., Troy, Ohio
A 14-year tradition!

Mud Mania
August 9–10, 2019
Rentschler Forest MetroPark at 6701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township, Ohio
Get muddy! Obstacle course, water slide, muddy pools and more! Mutt Mania with dog obstacles and pools

Music in the Park
August 9, 2019
Broadway Fountain, Madison, Indiana
Live music, local food vendors – bring your lawn chair

Our Lady of Visitation VisiFest
August 9–11, 2019
3172 South Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, chicken dinner and lots of fun!

P&G Friday Flow
August 9 and 16, 2019
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
R&B live music!

Sacred Heart Festival
August 9–11, 2019
400 Nilles Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy the festival!

St. John the Baptist Summer Festival
August 9–11, 2019
5361 Dry Ridge Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the festival!

St. Joseph End of Summer Celebration
August 9–11, 2019
Crescent Springs, Kentucky
Enjoy!

Wake the Lake 3 F1 Boat Races
August 9, 2019
Champions Park Lake at 4401 S. Charleston Pike at the Clark County Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ohio
Watch the boats!

BoomerFest
August 10, 2019
St. Leonard at 8100 Clyo Road, Centerville, Ohio
Food trucks, craft beer and kids’ area and music!

American Idiot
August 10–11; 16-18; and 23–25 2019
The Carnegie at 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
A Tony award-winning musical

Dancing on Main
August 10, 2019
228 Second Street, Aurora, Indiana
Pool Daze theme!

Englewood Art Festival
August 10–11, 2019
Centennial Park on Union Road in Englewood, Ohio
Enjoy viewing artisans’ work, good and live entertainment.

Festival of the Vine
August 10, 2019
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard at Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, Ohio
Fine wine and cool jazz

Festival on the Lake at AJ Jolly Park
August 10, 2019
Alexandria, Kentucky
Enjoy!

Gearhead Fest
August 10, 2019
4433 Spence Road in New Carlisle, Ohio
A festival for car enthusiasts

Hamilton Flea
August 10, 2019 (+September 14)
Marcum Park in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Urban artisan market!

Jungle Jim’s Backyard Bash
August 10, 2019
Jungle Jim’s International Market at 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Ohio
40+ booths with bacon, cheese, barbecue and seafood

Movies in the Park
August 10 and 24, 2019 (+September 7 and 21)
Civic Park in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Free movies start at dusk and be sure to bring your lawn chairs, blankets and snacks

The Off Market
August 10, 2019 (+September 14)
MadTree Brewery on Madison Road in Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
Artists, bakers and boutiques. Shop local!

Second Saturday Music Series
August 10, 2019
Garfield Avenue between Main and Water streets, Milford, Ohio
String Theory Trio will be performing

St. Leonard Baby Boomer Festival
August 10, 2019
St. Leonard Franciscan Living Community at 8100 Clyo Road, Centerville, Ohio
All-day music and entertainment festival!

Waynesville Second Saturday Street Faire
August 10, 2019 (+September 14)
Main Street in historic Waynesville, Ohio
Live music, artisan booths., art demonstrations, food trucks

Western & Southern Open Tennis 
August 10–18, 2019
Lindner Family Tennis Center at 5460 Courseview Drive, Mason, Ohio
Enjoy men’s and women’s tennis at its finest

31st Annual Art on the Commons
August 11, 2019
Lincoln Park Civic Commons at 695 Lincoln Park Boulevard, Kettering, Ohio
Juried art display and a beer garden.

Back To School Sunday Fun-Dey!
August 11, 2019
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Bengal Carlos Dunlap presents an annual event for the kids: free school supplies, physicals, eye screenings, food and more!
See the Facebook page.

Dayton Bridal Expo
August 11, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Here comes the bride

Dayton Funk Festival
August 11, 2019
Levitt Pavilion at 134 S. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the music!

Dog-Gone Bone Hunt
August 11, 2019
Renstchler Forest MetroPark at 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township, Ohio
Bring your dog for an egg hunt for dogs!

Second Sunday on Main
August 11, 2019 (+ September 8; October 13)
Main Street (between 12th and Liberty Streets), Cincinnati, Ohio
Street fair with crafts, food and entertainment

Music on the Bricks
August 13, 2019
Downtown Osgood, Ripley Street, Osgood, Indiana
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music!

Seven Brides for Seven Daughters
August 14 – September 8, 2019
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
Based on the classic film

Big Band Nights at Riverscape
August 15 and 29, 2019
111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Swing and big-band music in the canopy! Bring your lawn chair.

Birds of a Feather Festival
August 15–18, 2019
Thornhill Dragstrip, Morning View, Kentucky
Live music played outside

On Golden Pond
August 15 – September 8, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Norman and Ethel interact with their daughter visiting the vacation home.

St. Mary Funfest
August 15–18, 2019
2853 Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio (Hyde Park)
Enjoy the festival

Summer Music Festival
August 15, 2019 (+September 19)
Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Avenue in Hyde Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Dance to live music! Food, wine and water will be available

Allen County Fair
August 16–24, 2019
Allen County Fairgrounds at 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima, Ohio
Enjoy this fun fair!

The Black Family Reunion
August 16–18, 2019
Sawyer Point at Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Parade, music and more!

Cincinnati Celtic Festival
August 16–18, 2019
Great American Ballpark at E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Celebrating being Irish

Craft Beer Festival: Beer!
August 16, 2019
Yellow Cab Tavern at 700 E. 4th Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy Dayton’s craft brewers!

Food Truck Rally & Block Party
August 16, 2019
The Greene at 4452 Buckeye Lane, Beavercreek, Ohio
Enjoy fare from local food trucks, kids’ activities and live music

The Great Drake County Fair
August 16–24, 2019
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio
Enjoy this fair with food, rides, harness racing and more!

Madison Ribberfest BBQ & Blues
August 16–17, 2019
Madison, Indiana
Live music and great food and drink

Movies in the Parks
August 16, 23 and 30, 2019 (+ September 6, 13 and 20)
Rentschler Forest MetroPark at 5701 Reigart Road, Fairfield Township, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair or blanket. Bring snacks and enjoy the kid-friendly movie

Music at the Mansion
August 17, 2019
Lanier Mansion at 601 West 1st Street, Madison, Indiana
Live music! Bring your lawn chairs

Muddy Buddy’s Jeep Jam
August 16–18, 2019
Friday: Cruise in at Williams Memorial Park
Saturday/Sunday: Clinton County Fairgrounds in Wilmington, Ohio
Obstacle courses, junior Jeep course, trail rides and more

R&B Hot Summer Music at Riverscape
August 16, 2019
Riverscape MetroPark at 111. E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Free concert – bring a lawn chair!

St. Bernadette Parish Festival
August 16–18, 2019
1479 Locust Lake Rd., Amelia, Ohio
Fun, food and games! Chicken dinner on Sunday

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish Festival
August 16–18, 2019
5890 Buckwheat Road, Milford, Ohio
Live music, chicken dinner on Sunday

St. Mary Parish Festival
August 16–17, 2019
St. Mary of the Assumption in Alexandria, Kentucky

Wham Bam Thank You Jam Music and Art Celebration 
August 16–18, 2019
Hannon’s Camp America, College Corner, Ohio
Live music on three stages

Whimmydiddle Country Music Festival
August 16–17, 2019
Marcum Park at 116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Two-day country music fest!

Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally
August 16, 2019 (+September 20)
700 E. 4th Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy dinner and dessert plus craft beer

Bacon Fest
August 17, 2019
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard at Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, Ohio
What could be better than bacon and live music?

The City Flea
August 17, 2019, (+ September 14, October 19 and December 14)
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
See what treasures you can find from 100+ vendors! Food trucks, too

Dayton African American Cultural Festival
August 17–18, 2019
Dayton, Ohio
Live music, dancers and more

Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival
August 17–18, 2019
691 East Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn, Ohio
Enjoy the corn!

Festival of Nations
August 17, 2019
Troy, Ohio

Great American Beer Tasting
August 17, 2019
Fifth Third Field at 220 North Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Over 100 beers to sip!

Music in the Park
August 17, 2019 (+September 14)
Deer Park, (Cincinnati), Ohio
Bring your blankets and lawn chairs

Nutter Center Sports Card Show
August 17, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

Rock Piqua – Riverfront Concert Series in Piqua
August 17, 2019
Concerts near the Great Miami River at 125 E. Water St. at Lock Nine Park in Piqua, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy food vendor fare

Shakespeare in the Vineyard
August 17, 2019
Vinkolet Winery and Restaurant at 11069 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Two performances in the amphitheater

Springfield Antique Show
August 17–18, 2019
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Find something special for your home!

Burlington Antique Show
August 18, 2019 (+September 15and October 20 2019)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idelwild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Find a special treasure!

Lit Hair Affair
August 18, 2019
American Sign Museum at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fantasy hair designs, lights, music and more!

St. Nicholas Church Picnic
August 18, 2019
Sunman, Indiana
Fried chicken and roast beef dinners, mock turtle soup and a food wagon with burgers, hotdogs and more

3rd on Third Outdoor Market
August 18, 2019 (+ September 15 and October 19-20)
1301 East Third Street, Dayton, Ohio
Eclectic outdoor market with arts, local foods and more!

3rd Sundays Dayton
August 18, 2019 (+September 15 and October 20)
1001 East Second Street, Dayton, Ohio
Eclectic outdoor market at the East Dayton Arts District

Taft’s Bluegrass Live Music Series
August 20, 2019
Taft’s Brewing Co. Brewpourium at 4831 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Outdoor music series with games, pizza and brews

PechaKucha Night
August 21, 2019 (+October 9)
Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company at 102 West Columbia Street, Springfield, Ohio
Informal gathering where people share ideas

The Wriggles Party Time Tour
August 21, 2019
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
See Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony

Party on the Plaza
August 22, 2019
7850 Five Mile Road at the Anderson Center in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live band concert and lots of great food

Whispering Beard Fold Festival
August 22–24, 2019
Smale Riverfront Park along the Ohio River, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live music

Bellbrook Lions Club Festival
August 23–25, 2019
Old Sugarcreek School at Downtown Bellbrook, Ohio
Games, rides, food and more

Fourth Friday Summer Concerts
August 23, 2019
Village Green Amphitheater at Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy the music! Bring a chair! Food trucks will be there

beWILDerderfest Music & Beer Festival
August 23–24, 2019
Urban Artifact at 1660 Blue Rock Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-day music and beer festival with over 35 bands

Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
August 23–24, 2019
Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove at 701 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Beer and comedy festival with more than 100 beers and 80 comedians

Donut Jam
August 23, 2019
Main Street, Troy, Ohio
Music, drinks and donuts

Germania Society Oktoberfest
August 23–25, 2019
3529 W. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Be German for the day!

Greater Dayton Lebanese Festival
August 23–25, 2019
St. Ignatius of Antioch Maronite Catholic Church at 5915 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio
Lebanese food, dancing, amusement rides and more

Lebanese Festival
August 23–25, 2019
St. Ignatius Maronite Catholic Church at 5915 Springboro Pike, Springboro, Ohio

St. Ignatius of Antioch Dayton Lebanese Festival
August 23–25, 2019
5915 Springboro Pike, Dayton, Ohio
Music, games, rides and food

St. Ignatius Loyola Festival
August 23–24, 2019
5222 North Bend Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45247
Festival fave food, music, games and rides

Beats, Arts and Eats
August 24, 2019
Blue Ash Towne Square, Blue Ash, Ohio
Free entertainment

The Color Run
August 24, 2019
Cincinnati Riverfront at 425 W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Run and enjoy all of the colors!

Cynthiana Rod Run
August 24, 2019
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Car show!

GIANT Family Fun
August 24, 2019
Indian Riffle Park at 2801 E. Stroop Road, Kettering, Ohio
Larger-than-life board games, tunnels and obstacle courses

Summer Concert in the Park – Fernbank Park
August 24, 2019
Fernbank Park at 50 Thornton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the park along the Ohio River. Bring a blanket or lawn chairs

Summermusik: Blissful Mozart
August 24, 2019
School for Creative & Performing Arts at 108 Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
A musical highlight of Mozart and his contemporaries

Tour de Donut
August 24, 2019
11 N. Market Street, Troy, Ohio
East donuts and ride your bike!

Rides on Monmouth –Newport Downtown Car Show
August 25, 2019
Monmouth Street between Fifth and Eleventh Streets in Newport, Kentucky
200 classic cars to enjoy!

The Book of Mormon
August 28–September 1, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
A nine-time Tony award-winning musical!

The Taste
August 29, 2019
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard at Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, Ohio
Sample food from local restaurants

Tour de Donut
August 29, 2019
Troy Rec Center at 11 N. Market Street, Troy, Ohio
Eat donuts while you bicycle

Alice Pixley Young – Contemporary Art
August 30 – December 1, 2019
Taft Museum of Art at 316 Pike Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
View 19th- century landscapes with a contemporary materials

Alterfest Kettering
August 30 – September 1, 2019
940 E. David Rd., Kettering, Ohio
Music, games, rides and more

Freaky Friday
August 30–31, 2019 (+September 1, 6–8)
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Musical based on the movie

Heritage Days
August 30–September 1, 2019
Augusta, Kentucky
Games, trolley tours, and a frog-jumping contest

Movies under the Moonlite
August 30, 2019
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your blankets and chairs and watch double-feature, family-friendly movies outside!

St. John Neumann Festival
August 30 – September 1, 2019
12191 Mill Road, Cincinnati, (Pleasant Run Farm) Ohio
Music, games, rides and food

Nativity of Our Lord Festival
August 31–September 1, 2019
5935 Pandora Ave. in Pleasant Ridge, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food,  beer garden and more

Cincinnati Hispanic Fest (Church Festival)
August 31–September 1, 2019
Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Carthage at 7700 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
Lots of delicious Hispanic food, music and culture!

The Fair at New Boston
August 31 – September 1, 2019
George Rogers Clark Park at 936 S. Tecumsah Rd., Springfield, Ohio
Go back 200 years to 1790 for a historical adventure

Fun Home
August 31 – September 28, 2019
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Broadway original musical and winner of 5 Tony Awards!

2019 Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Air Show
August 31 – September 1, 2019
Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
View skillful maneuvers

Holtkamp Wine and Fireworks Festival
August 31, 2019
Holtkamp Winery at 10868 Woliung Road, Sunman, Indiana
Celebrating the end of summer with wine, local food, live music and fireworks. Fee.

Lunken Airport Days
August 31–September 1, 2019
Lunken Airport at 262 Wilmer Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Airplane rides and see planes on display

Miamisburg’s River Blast
August 31, 2019
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue, Miamisburg, Ohio
Enjoy celebrating Labor Day with fireworks, kids’ activities, food trucks and live music

Renaissance Festival
August 31 – October 27, 2019 (weekends)
Ohio Renaissance Park at 10542 E. Ohio 73, Harveysburg, Ohio
Ladies and Lords – step back into time!

Rockin’ on the River
August 31, 2019
Madison, Indiana
Car show, music, kids corner and food

St. Cecilia Labor Day Festival
August 31 – September 2, 2019
Independence, Kentucky
Enjoy!

Tippapalooza
August 31, 2019
Tip City Eagles Park at 3853 Hyattsville Road, Tipp City, Ohio
Music festival!

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