Local Events (and Socially Distanced) Fun Things to Do for February 2021

February local events and festivals 2021

It’s February – still winter. Be sure to grab your mask and head out to a fun, local event. Although some events are virtual, there are still quite a few things to do throughout our communities. Events are listed by region and date.

Want to support a local fish fry? Go here to see our list of venues.


Garfield, The Miusical with Cattitude
Through February 14, 2021 (streaming begins Jan 28)
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015. Red Bak Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Our favorite cat from the comics!

Fountain Square Ice Rink
Through February 15, 2021
Fifth and Vine Streets, Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Reservations required

Harriet Tubman: Straight Up Outta’ The Underground

January 4 – June 25, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Digital performances. Interactive storytelling experience.

Martin’s Dream

Through June 30, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati
Digital performances. Learn all about Martin Luther King, Jr.

First Friday/Second Look Saturday
February 5–6, 2021
Pendleton Art Center at 1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
Art, music and food!

Cin City Reptile Show
February 7, 2021
Holiday Inn at Centre Park of West Chester at 5800 Mulhauser Road, West Chester Ohio

Bizet & Rodrigo’s Concierto De Aranjuez
February 4 and 6, 2021
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with Pablo Sainz-Villegas playing guitar

#ILoveTheArts – Light Display
February 12–13, 2021
Various Cincinnati locations
50 buildings representing arts organizations will light up in red from 6–9pm.

The Snowy Day and Other Stories by Ezra Jack Keats
February 12–28, 2021
Cincinnati, Ohio
Virtual presentation of this book by Artsville in Madisonville an Playhouse in the Park
Tickets required

Findlay Market’s Valentine’s Day Sweet & Savory Stroll
February 13, 2021
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Taste food samples and enjoy live music. The Biergarten will be selling warmer cider and local beer.

Love on the Levee
February 13, 2021
Newport on the Levee at 1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Socially distanced, outside event. Build a bouquet, take-home goodie bags and live music

Nancy Brew Zoom Dunnit via ZOOM
February 17–20, 2021
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Interactive mystery to solve

Spirited Riffs at Music Hall
February 19–21, 2021
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performs live!

February 20–21, 2021
Washington Park at 1230 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
“Winter brews to fight the winter blues”. Craft beer, music, food tricks and more. Tickets required

The Kaplan New Works Serves Streaming for Free
February 25–28, and March 5–7, 2021
The Cincinnati Ballet performs

Moonlight Winter Stroll
February 25, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the grounds in winter on this guided tour.

Rapunzel’s Hairy Fairy Tale

February 25 – March 21, 2021
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati – Redbank location, Cincinnati, Ohio
Public and digital performances

Carnaval! At Music Hall
February 27–28, 2021
Music Hall at 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops performs music from Latin and South America

Lollipops Carnival of the Animals (Digital Premiere)

February 27, 2021
Cincinnati, Ohio
Musical menagerie by the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra



Riverscape Ice Skating
Through March 1, 2021
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Outdoor ice rank at Riverscape MetroPark

Late Night at the Museum
February 4, 2021 (+ first Thursday of each month)
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Museum, gift shop and cafe are open until 8pm

1st Friday Art Hop at Front Street
February 5, 2021
1001 East 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Art, live entertainment – bring your mask!

Sweetheart Stroll
February 5, 2021
Downtown Tipp City, Ohio
Enjoy delicious treats while strolling through the streets. Tickets required.

Love Your Craft Show
February 6–7, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds, Springfield, Ohio
All kinds of crafts. home-made foods, candles, jewelry and more

Dayton Live’s National Geographic Live virtual series
February 9, March 16 and 30, 2021
Dayton, Ohio
In-person presenters via high-definition video from the Victoria Theatre

Dance and Romance
February 12–13, 2021
Victoria Theatre, Dayton, Ohio
Live duet performances by the Dayton Ballet

TechFest (virtual)
February 13–14, 2021
Dayton, Ohio
Free family fun with science, tech and math

Virtual Fasching (German Mardi Gras)
February 13, 2021
Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Liederkranz Turner presents a Facebook Live event with fun activities

Now and Then
February 18 – March 7, 2021 (various dates)
The Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Romantic comedy by The Human Race Theatre

Miami County Home & Garden Show
February 19–21, 2021
Hobart Arena at 255 Adams Street, Troy, Ohio
Learn about all kinds of home-improvement projects

Beethoven 8
February 20–21, 2021
Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Philharmonic with violinist Florence Price

Ohio Exotic Pet Expo
February 21, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds, at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Snakes and more!

Dayton Off Road & Outdoor Expo

February 27–28, 2021
Roberts Centre at 120 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio
Jeeps and trucks!

Dayton’s Winter Wedding Expo & Bridal Show

February 27, 2021
Presidential Banquet Center at 4538 Way Kettering, Ohio
Plan your wedding with inspiration from this event

Don Giovanni Live Stream
February 27, 2021
Schuster Center, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton opera online performance



Annual Cherry Thing-A-Ling
February 11–15, 2021
Schmidt’s Bakery at 125. Batesville Shopping Village, Batesville, Indiana
An annual tradition of deliciousness!

Get Wine(d) and Dine(d)
February 19, 2021
Downtown Aurora, Indiana

Holtkamp Winery Souper Saturday
February 27, 2021
10868 Woliung Road, Sunman, Indiana
513-602-5580 – Homemade soups and wine tastin

Party Place Bridal Expo
February 27, 2021
RomWeber Marketplace at 7 Southeastern Ave., Batesville, Indiana
Here comes the bride!

Did we miss an event? Let us know at sknabe@sibcycline.com

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