Guide to Local Events, Festivals and Fun Things to Do throughout September

September local events 2021

September is the perfect month for festivals and other outdoor events. It’s still warm out to enjoy outdoor venues. The month begins with Labor Day festivities and continues on with concerts, festivals and other fun things to do. Our list is in order by region and date.

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CINCINNATI AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY

Summer Music on the Levee
Through September 2, 2021 (Thursday evenings from 7–10pm)
Central Plaza at Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky

Krohn Conservatory Butterflies of Bali
Through September 6, 2021
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy seeing 1000s of butterflies! Purchase tickets ahead of your visit

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Blue Ash Police Bike Rodeo
September 1, 2021
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale Milford Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy bike obstacles, helmet giveaway and learn safety skills

Blippi The Musical
September 2, 2021
BB&T Arena at 500 Nunn Dr., N Ky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky
Kids will love seeing Blippi come to the stage

Jefferson Starship Concert
September 2, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the concert

Lady A Concert
September 2, 2021
PromoWest Pavillon at OVATION at 101 W. 4th Street, Newport, Kentucky
Enjoy this outside concert

Lunken Airport Days
September 2–6, 2021
Lunken Airport at 262 Wilmer Ave., (East End) Cincinnati, Ohio
Planes!

Rockin’ the Roebling
September 2, 2021
Smale Riverfront Park at the Schmidlapp Event Lawn; Mehring Way and Main St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music

Salsa on the Square
September 2, 9,16, 23, 30, 2021
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Regional Latin bands will be playing; Latin food!

Summer Music on the Levee
September 2, 2021 (7–10pm)
Central Plaza at Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky
Free concert

All Hallows’ Eve – Terror Town
September 3 – November 6, 2021
1449 Greenbush Cobb Rd., Williamsburg, Ohio
19th century town and haunted trail

Blue Ash Summer Concerts at Towne Square
September 3, 2021
Blue Ash Towne Square, downtown Blue Ash, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the music

Fifth & Vine Live
September 3–4, 10–11, 17, 24–25, 2021
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concert!

Friday Flow
September 3, 2021
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
R&B music

Heritage Days
September 3–5, 2021
Augusta, Kentucky
Games, trolley tours, and a frog-jumping contest

Hit the Mic Cincy’s Black Book Fair & Open Mic
September 3, 2021
Oasis at Grace at 5524 Belmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn about the publishing process

Liberty Home German Society Oktoberfest
September 3–5, 2021
2361 Hamilton-Cleves Hwy., Hamilton/Ross, Ohio
German food, beer, rides and more!

Mt. Healthy Summer Concerts
September 3, 2021
Mt. Healthy City Park at 1541 Hill Ave., Mt. Healthy, Ohio
Free concert

Nativity of our Lord Festival
September 3–4, 2021
Pleasant Ridge, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, food trucks, beer garden and more

RiversEDGE 2021 Concerts
September 3, 11 and 18, 2021
116 Dayton Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Live music along the river

Shout! The Mod Musical
September 3–11, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
Outrageous dance moves and great fashion!

Smoke on the River BBQFest
September 3–5, 2021
Festival Park at 1 Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Food and music

Terror Town
September 3 – November, 2021 (Fridays and Saturdays)
1449 Greenbrush Cobb Rd., Williamsburg, Ohio

Theory of a Deadman
September 3, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Atreyu
September 4, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th Street, Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Brooks & Dunn
September 4, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music!

Lunken Airport Days
September 4–5, 2021
Lunken Airport at 262 Wilmer Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
See airplanes, classic cars, food and more

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 4 – October 31, 2021 (Weekends)
10542 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, Ohio
Eat, drink, enjoy everything renaissance

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra Summer Series
September 4, 2021
Devou Park at 1201 Park Drive, Covington, Kentucky
Bring blankets or lawn chairs. Food trucks will be on site.

Monster Jam
September 4–5, 2021
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Big trucks!

WestSide Market
September 4, 2021 (+Nov 27)
3719 Harrison Ave., downtown Cheviot, Ohio
Market pop-up with homemade items, baked goods, vintage finds and local brews

Art on Vine
September 5, 2021
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Artisan vendors

Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony Concert
September 5, 2021
Blue Ash Towne Square at corner of Hunt and Cooper Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music

Hispanic Culture Fest at St. Boniface Northside
September 5, 2021
4305 Pitts Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food and music from Central American and Mexico

Historic Harrison Market
September 5, 2021
200 Harrison Ave., Harrison, Ohio
Produce, crafters, fresh baked goods 9am–2pm

Paws in the Park
September 5, 2021
Miami Whitewater Forest at 9001 Mt. Hope Rd., Crosby Township, Ohio
Simmonds Family Dog Park will have all kinds of activities for your pooch

Riverfest
September 5, 2021
Newport and Cincinnati river fronts
Entertainment from 12pm–9pm, food and beverages
Fireworks at dusk

St. Angela Merici Homecoming Festival
September 5, 2021
US 50 and Stone Alley, Fayetteville, Ohio
Games, raffles, chicken/roast beef dinners

Weekend Walkabout
September 5, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
View 13 kinds of sarcophagi

Dogfest and K9 Kerplunk
September 6, 2021
Montgomery Community Pool at 8075 Hopewell Rd., Montgomery, Ohio
Contests, prizes and booths. People-friendly pooches can swim!

Summer Concerts at Fort Thomas
September 5, 2021
Tower Park Amphitheater, Cochran Ave, Fort Thomas, Kentucky

Koehner Park Concert Series
September 6. 2021
Keehner Park at 7211 Barret Road, West Chester, Ohio
Free concerts at the amphitheater stage; bring food and non-alcoholic beverages

St. Vincent Concert
September 6, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Chris Hillman Stories and Songs
September 7, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music

St. Vincent
September 7, 2021
The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center at 25 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert

The Doobie Brothers Concert
September 8, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Greenhills Concert on the Commons
September 8, 2021
Greenhills Commons at 24 Farragut Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
View the concerts on the internet, too.

Summer Cinema
September 8, 15 and 29, 2021
Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring a lawn chair or blanket; Food trucks on site

Beers and Gears
September 9, 2021
Springfield Township Arts & Enrichment Council at 9158 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, brews and cars

Brothers Osborne Concert
September 9, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati International Wine Festival
– Dinners Version
September 9, 2021
Various Cincinnati area restaurants to enjoy in person or virtually at home

Edible Plants Walking Tour
September 9, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Sample plants with edible fruit

Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons
September 9, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellog Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a pre-show wine tasting

Harvest Home Festival
September 9–12, 2021
3961 North Bend Rd., Cheviot, Ohio
Parade, games, exhibitions (no rides this year)

The Hit Men
September 9, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music as your head down memory lane with hits

A Day To Remember
September 10, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th Street, Newport, Kentucky
Concert

Annual Festival of the Horse
September 10–12, 2021
Downtown Georgetown, Kentucky
Enjoy exhibits, foods, arts, carnival, parade and horse show

Asleep at the Wheel
September 10, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert

Bands & BBQ at the Point
September 10–11, 2021
Carrollton’s Point Park in Carrollton, Kentucky
Bring your lawn chair! Fireworks and BBQ contest.

Midwest Ceramics Show
September 10–11, 2021
Butler County Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, Ohio
Everything you need to know about ceramics

Billy Joel
September 10, 2021
Great American Ballpark at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Singing his hits!

Clinton County Corn Festival
September 10–12, 2021
Clinton County Fair Grounds at 958 West Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio
Corn and fun! Parade, games, antique farm machinery and more!

End of the Rainbow
September 10–19, 2021 (various dates)
The Carnegie at 144 Madison Ave., Covington, Kentucky
Bio and hits of Judy Garland

Friday Night Flick
September 10, 2021
500 Freedom Park Dr., Crestview Hills, Kentucky
Movie begins at dusk

HorrorHound Weekend
September 10–12, 2021
Sharonvillle Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Horror movie, TV and pop culture convention

Loveland Frogman Race
September 10–11, 2021
Loveland Canoe & Kayak at 174 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
Canoe/kayak, bike and run!

St. Clement Festival and Pig Roast
September 10–12, 2021
4536 Vine St, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the festival!

St. Susanna Family Festival
September 10–12, 2021
500 Reading Road in Mason, Ohio
Games, rides, cake booth, blackjack and more!

Vinoklet Art and Wine Festival
September 10–12, 2021
Vinoklet Winery at 11069 Colerain Ave., Colerain Twp., Cincinnati, Ohio

Walk on Wilburn
September 10, 2021 (+Oct 8, Nov 12, Dec 10, Jan 14)
East Walnut Hills business district along Woodburn Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Shop, eat and enjoy

9-11 Memorial Dedication
September 11, 2021
Deer Park Municipal Building at 7777 Blue Ash Rd., Deer Park, (Cincinnati) Ohio
Honor Guard, Air Force military fly over and reception

9/11 Memorial 5k
September 11, 2021
Voice of America Learning Center at 7847 VOA Park Dr., West Chester, Ohio
Run or walk for the 20th anniversary

Art in the Park
September 11, 2021
Thomas J. Wiethorn Park at 100 Ward Ave., Bellevue, Kentucky

Bloom Gala 
September 11, 2021
Green Acres Art Center at 8400 Blome Road, Indian Hill (Cincinnati), Ohio
Gala to support the Stepping Stones’ programs

The City Flea
September 11, 2021 (+October 9 and December 11)
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
See what treasures you can find from 100+ vendors! Food trucks, too

Concert in the Park
September 11, 2021
Bicentennial Park at the amphitheater, Dayton Road and Old Rt 73, Waynesville, Ohio
Free concert

Country Pumpkins Fall Festival
September 11 – October 31, 2021
1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Rd., Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Activities, pumpkins, petting zoo, hayrides and more (rides on Friday evenings through Sundays)

Crazy Cardboard Boat Regatta
September 11, 2021
Voice of America Metropark at 7850 VOA Park Dr., West Chester, Ohio
Teams build their boats and race! Vendors, entertainment, activities

Dead and Co. Concert
September 11, 2021
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Fall Fun at Evans Orchard
September 11 – October 31, 2021
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky

Finds on the Farm – Fall Craft Show
September 11, 2021
Niederman Family Farm at 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Liberty Township
Enjoy shopping on the farm!

Hamilton Flea
September 11, 2021
Marcum Park in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Urban artisan market!

Harrison City-Wide Yard Sale
September 11, 2021
Harrison, Ohio
Find a bargain

Lantern Light Ceremony at Spring Grove Cemetery
September 11, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring a picnic, blankets and lawn chairs. Music concert. Prepare your personalized lantern.

Lebanon Antiques Show
September 11–12, 2021
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Browse and buy!

NKY Music Festival
September 11, 2021
Devou Park at 1201 Park Drive, Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy the concert

O.F.F. Market
September 11, 2021
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale Milford Rd., Blue Ash, Ohio
Artisans, brewers, bakers, famers provide a unique shopping experience

Patriot Day
September 11, 2021
Ft. Wright, Kentucky

Second Saturday Flea Market
September 11, 2021 (+Oct 9, Nov 13 and Dec 11)
Laurel Bend at 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth, Kentucky
Find a treasure

Taste of Harrison
September 11, 2021
Downtown Harrison, Ohio
Enjoy eating Harrison style!

Village Green Car Show
September 11, 2021
Village Green Park at 301 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Classic cars, food, entertainment and more

Village Oktoberfest
September 11, 2021
Highgrain Brewing Co. at 6960 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Celebrate Oktoberfest in Silverton: games, food, music and more

Waynesville Concert in the Park
September 11, 2021
Bicentennial Park Amphitheater, Waynesville, Ohio
Park is near Wayne Local Schools

Waynesville Street Faire
September 11, 2021
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Artisans and unique vendors

All Time Low
September 12, 2021
The Andrew J Brady ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music

British Car Day
September 12, 2021
Harbin Park at 1300 Hunter Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
150+ cards to preview

Loveland Concerts in the Park
September 12, 2021
Nisbet Park and Amphitheater at 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, Ohio
Bring your chairs and blankets for this free concert.

Second Sunday on Main
September 12, 2021 (+Oct 10 and Nov 14)
Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
100+ vendors with a parade

Sunflower Rev It Up For Parkinson’s
September 12, 2021
Harbin Park at 1300 Hunter Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
150 British cars to view. Food and a DJ!

ZZ Top Concert
September 12, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Free pre-show cookout!

The Band’s Visit
September 14–19, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Tony award-winning show

Coheed and Cambria & The Used
September 14, 2021
The Andrew J Brady ICON Festival Stage at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the concert

Unfinished Business
September 14, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St, Cincinnati, Ohio
A play to enjoy

6th Annual Stein Hoisting Competition
September 15, 2021
Taft’s Brewing Co. Brewpourium at 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Enter this fun competition

Alanis Morissette Concert
September 15, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Robert Earl Keen
September 15, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the music!

The Summit Cinema
September 15, 2021
Summit Park
Watch a movie on a giant screen from the great lawn! Movies start at dusk

Cole Porter Reimagined
September 16, 2021
Springfield Township Arts & Enrichment Council at 9158 Winton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dinner theater with songs from Cole Porter

Sips with Sculptures
September 16–18, 2021
City wide, Hamilton, Ohio
Pedal Pub rides, interactive entertainment. and more

Watkins Family Hour
September 16, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Bluegrass music concert

10,000 Maniacs Concert
September17, 2021
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concert!

Brett Eldredge
September 17, 2021
Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

Cincinnati Comic Expo
September 17–19, 2021
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm St. in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Meet your comic idols!

Latin American and Caribbean UniDiversity Festival
September 17, 2021
Uptown Park at High and Main Streets, Oxford, Ohio
Enjoy this cultural festival

The Official Blues Brothers Revue
September 17, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Rubber biscuit?

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
September 17–19, 2021
Second and Third Streets between Walnut and Elm in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The largest Oktoberfest in the USA. Enjoy German everything!

Ride Cincinnati 2021
September 17–18, 2021
Sawyer Pointe and Yeatman’s Cove at 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Scenic bike tour with 15, 25, 50 and 100-mile routes

Saint Timothy Parish Oktoberfest
September 17–19, 2021
10272 US 42 at Union, Kentucky
Rides, games, live music and food!

Sandylandacres Haunted Hayride
September 17 – October 30, 2021 (Fridays and Saturdays)
4172 Belleview Road, Petersburg, Kentucky
Date to ride!

A Fair of the Arts
September 18, 2021
Beech Acres Park at 6910 Salem Rd., Anderson Twp. (Cincinnati), Ohio
View original artwork (jewelry, paintings, pottery, etc); live music

Autumn Birding Hike
September 18, 2021
Harbin Park at v1300 Hunter Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Must register for hike

Bleachers
September 18, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Covington Night Bazaar
September 18, 2021 (+Oct 23)
Roebling Point, Covington, Kentucky
Various artisan vendors

Escape the Village
September 18, 2021
Heritage Village Museum at 22450 Lebsnon Rd., Sharonville, Ohio
Room-style challenges for 4-8 people

Fall on the Farm at Blooms & Berries Farm Market
September 18 – October 31, 2021
669 South SR 48, Loveland, Ohio
Fall on the Farm Fall Festival: Hayrides, corn maze, farm animals and more. Online reservations required.

First Christian Church Fall Festival
September 18, 2021
3203 Wold Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Games, vendors, entertainment!

Homearama at Parkside Estates
September 18 – October 3, 2021
Parkside Estates at Coldstream (Anderson Township), Cincinnati, Ohio
View luxury homes

Jack O’Lantern Junction
September 18 – October 31, 2021
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, Ohio
Kid-friendly venue with treats

The Market
September 18, 2021 (+Oct 16, Nov 13)
Medpace at 5375 Medpace Way, Madisonville (Cincinnati), Ohio
35+ local vendors

Montgomery Car Show
September 18, 2021
Montgomery Square Plaza at 9999 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, Ohio
Music, food and cars!

Music in the Park
September 18, 2021
Chamberlin Park at 7640 Plainfield Rd, (Deer Park), Cincinnati, Ohio
Music begins at 7pm

Off Pike Market 
September 18, 2021
Mills Avenue at Victory Park, Norwood, Ohio
9am–1pm
Local produce and music, food trucks and more

Our Lady of the Valley Festival
September 18–19, 2021
330 W. Vine Street, Reading, Ohio
Music, games, food and more!

PRIMUS – A Tribute To Kings Concert
September 18, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Ride Cincinnati 2021
September 18, 2021
Sawyer Pointe and Yeatman’s Cove, Cincinnati, Ohio
Scenic bike tour with 15/25/50 and 100-mile routes

Simon Kenton Festival
September 18–19, 2021
Old Washington Historic District on Old Main St., Maysville, Kentucky
Demonstrations, vendors, music and food

Swingtime by the River
September 18, 2021
Augusta, Kentucky
Enjoy the music

Theo Von Concert
September 18, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Woof Festival
September 18, 2021
Laurel Bend at 86 Oldham Dr., Falmouth, Kentucky
Bring your dog and enjoy animal activities, talent shows and more

311 / Iration / Iya Terra Concert
September 19, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Ault in Bloom
September 19, 2021
Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Rose exhibits, crafts, music, ice cream and more

Burlington Antique Show
September 19, 2021 (+Oct 17)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild, Burlington, Kentucky
Over 200 dealers – find a treasure

Bust A Crust / Pie-K 5k Run Walk
September 19, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Benefits meals on wheels

Funfest Dance
September 19, 2021
Lakeridge Hall at 7210 Pippin Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, drinks and dancing!

Hispanic Heritage Festival
September 19, 2021
Sharon Woods at 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio
Dance, food, crafts and more

Not Your Average Paint and Sip Class
September 19, 2021
Fountain Square at downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Follow along style; $25 voucher includes a 12×12 canvas, materials and drink voucher; Look for the Bob Ross wig!

Madcap Puppets; The Story Quest
September 20, 2021
City Building at 2355 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Enjoy the puppets!

Megadeath Concert
September 20, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert

Five for Fighting
September 21, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
String quartet concert

Jonas Brothers Concert
September 21, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Taking Back Sunday
September 21, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION
101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Al Di Meola
September 22, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Jazz guitar concert

Faith No More
September 22, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Machine Gun Kelly Concert
September 22, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Pipeline
September 22 – October 16, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati: 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Parenthood, education and the experience of young black men

James McMurty
September 23, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

Kaplan New Works in the Park Ballet
September 23–26, 2021
Eden Park at Seasongood Pavilion at Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Ballet performs!

Thomas Rhett Concert
September 23, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio

Final Friday
September 24, 2021 (+Oct 29, Nov 26 and Dec 17)
Pendleton Art Center at 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Meet the artists and purchase artwork

Halloween Haunt
September 24 – October 30, 2021 (Friday and Saturday nights)
Kings Island at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Scare mazes and zones, live entertainment, night rides

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
September 24–26, 2021 (+Oct 1–3)
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Fairfield Footlighters presents a mystery

Loveland Oktoberfest
September 24–25, 2021
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Weiner dog races, food and fun!

Newport Oktoberfest
September 24–26, 2021
Newport, Kentucky riverfront
It’s a German tradition with food, drink and more!

Oktoberfest – The Dayton Art Institute
September 24–26, 2021
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, Ohio

Pig Out
September 24–25, 2021
Corner of McDonal Parkway and Sutton St., Maysville, Kentucky
Music, entertainment and food

St. Cecilia Oktoberfest Oakley
September 24–25, 2021
3105 Madison Road, Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
German music, food and dancing

St. Jude Oktoberfest Bridgetown
September 24–26, 2021
5924 Bridgetown Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music, games, rides and food

Zoofari
September 24, 2021
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Dinner-by-the-bite while viewing the animals

Art & Music Festival
September 25–26, 2021
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum at 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
70+ artists showcase their skill and will be selling their creations, food trucks, activities

ArtWave’s Enjoy the Arts @ Parks: Fernbank Park
September 25, 2021
50 Thornton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concert

Burger Farm Fall Festival
September 25 – October 30, 2021 (Weekends) 
Burger Farm and Garden Center at 7849 Main Street, Newtown, Ohio
Animated pumpkin land, puppet show, farm animals, pony rides, carnival rides and more

Civil War Historical Weekend
September 25–26, 2021
Augusta, Kentucky
Go back in time

Country Applefest
September 25–26, 2021
Warren County Fairgrounds, at 665 N. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Apples, crafts, food and more

Great Outdoor Weekend
September 25–26, 2021
Various locations throughout the region
100 free events to sample

HalloTween
September 25 – October 30, 2021
Kings Island at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Spooky fun for younger ones. Family friendly without fear of running into a monster

Hyde Park Blast
September 25, 2021
Hyde Park Square and Hyde Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Annual race

Ish Festival
September 25–26, 2021
Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Jewish and Israeli arts and culture

Jackson Family Farm – Fall on the Farm Festival
September 25 – October 24, 2021 (weekends)
6760 West Alexandria Road, Middletown, Ohio
Fall on the Farm: farm animals, corn barn, hay tower, hayride, pumpkin launcher and more

Jelly Roll
September 25, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!

Liberty Fall Festival
September 25, 2021
Liberty Park at 6757 Yankee Rd., Liberty Township, Ohio
Crafts, food and more!

Merchants and Music Festival
September 25–26, 2021
Tower Park at 900 S. Ft. Thomas, Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
5pm–12am: enjoy the music

Mt. Joy and Trampled by Turtles Concert
September 25, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

NF
September 25, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

The Price is Right
September 25, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Come on down and win prizes

Pyramid Hill Art and Music Festival
September 25–26, 2021
Pyramid Sculpture Park and Museum at 1763 Hamilton Cleves Rd., Hamilton, Ohio

Rock the Hill
September 25, 2021
St. Williams Church at 4208 8th St. W., Cincinnati, Ohio
Music festival with food trucks. Need a ticket

Sonder & Friends Oktoberfest
September 25, 2021
Sonder Brewing at 8584 Duke Blvd., Mason, Ohio
German-style beers in the taproom and beer garden, music, food and games

Cincinnati Asian Arts Festival
September 26, 2021
Cincinnati Art Museum at 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, Ohio
Artwork, cultural booths. performances

MainStrasse Village Flea
September 26, 2021 (+Oct 24)
MainStrasse promenade between Philadelphia and Main Streets, Covington, Kentucky
Find a treasure

Sharonville Arts and Crafts Festival 
September 26, 2021
Sharonville Recreation Center at 10990 Thornview Drive, Sharonville, Ohio

Dave Matthews Band Concert
September 28, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Monarch Festival
September 28 – October 2, 2021
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the butterflies

Need To Breathe Concert
September 28, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Wild Child
September 28, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

Parker Millsap

September 29, 2021
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

Pimp My Howler
September 29, 2021
Taft’s Brewing Co. Brewpourium at 4831 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Paint your howler

Florida Georgia Line
September 30, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert!

Johnnyswim
September 30, 2021
PromoWest Pavilion at OVATION at 101 W. 4th St., Newport, Kentucky
Concert!


DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD, OHIO

Riverscape Metropark Music & Food Truck at Lunch
Through September 3, 2021 (Monday–Friday 11:30am–1:30pm)
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Live acoustic music and local food!
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It’s Only a Play
Through September 5, 2021
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
A comedy

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder
Through September 19, 2021
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
A murderous romp

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SummerFest
September 1, 2021
Seger Park at 101-199 S. Perry Street, Vandalia, Ohio
Live music from 5pm–9pm. Food trucks

The Taste Festival
September 1, 2021
Fraze Pavilion at 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Taste food from Kettering, Moraine and Oakwood restaurants.

Food Truck Thursday in Springboro
September 2, 2021
S. Main Street, Downtown historic Springboro, Ohio
Stores open late, too. Every first Thursday through Sept. 2021 starting at 4:30pm

Kiss Concert
September 2, 2021
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Rock and roll!

Levitt Pavilion Summer Concerts
September 2, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 19 and 26, 2021
134 S Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Free concerts throughout the summer; music starts at 7pm

Alter Fest
September 3–5, 2021
Alter High School at 940 E. David Rd., Kettering, Ohio
Games, food, rides, music and fun!

Chocolate Walk
September 3, 2021
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Truffels, cakes, cocoa and more chocolate items

Kettering Block Party at The Fraze
September 3, 2021
Fraze Pavilion at 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Interactive displays, food and more

Pickin in the Park & Food Trucks
September 3, 2021
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Bluegrass music and food tr ucks

Strawberry Jam First Friday
September 3, 2021
Prouty Plaza, Troy, Ohio
Listen to live music

U.S. Civil War Monument Dedication
September 3, 2021
Ferncliff’s Cemetery’s Civil War Veteran’s Mound at 510 W. McCreght Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Dedicating a monument for African American GIs who fought in the Civi War

Kettering Holiday@Home
September 4–6, 2021
Fraze Pavilion at 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Labor Day celebration with music, games, parade, arts/crafts exhibit, food trucks

The Fair at New Boston
September 4–5, 2021
George Rogers Clark Park at 936 Tecumseh Rd., Springfield, Ohio
Step back 200 years. Facebook

Furry Skurry 5K
September 4, 2021
Eastwood MetroPark at 1401 Harshman Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Runners, walkers and pets

A Hot Summer Night
September 4, 2021
Main Street, Rising Sun, Indiana
7pm – bring lawn chairs and listen to the Belairs Show Band

John Legend
September 4, 2021
The Rose Music Center at 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, Ohio
Grammy-winning, multi-platinum artist

Tippapalooza
September 4, 2021
Tip City Eagles Park at 3853 Hyattsville Road, Tipp City, Ohio
Music festival!

Dayton Reggae Festival
September 5, 2021
Levitt Pavilion at 134 S. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the concert; food and merchandise vendors

Deeds Carillon Concerts
September 5 and 11, 2021
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Listen to the 51 bells!

Fairborn Food Truck Rally
September 8 and 22, 2021 (+Oct 13 and 27)
103 W. Main Street, Fairborn, Ohio
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
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Big Band Night
September 9 and 30, 2021
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Big band music – concerts from 7:30pm–9:30pm; bring your lawn chair

Balloon Fest – A Hot Air Affair
September 10–11, 2021
1631 N. Main St., Urbana, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and view the light and color!

Champaign County Balloon Fest
September 10–11, 2021
1631 N. Main Street at Grimes Field, Urbana, Ohio
Music, food, balloon launch and glow

Dayton Greek Festival
September 10–12, 2021
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church at 500 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Greek food available through the drive through only

Italian Fall Festa
September 10–12, 2021
Bella Villa Hall at 2625 County Line Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Authentic homemade Italian dishes and fun

Midwest Ceramics Show
September 10-11, 2021
Butler Country Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy the ceramics

Springboro Oktoberfest
September 10–11, 2021
Springboro United Church of Christ, 5 West Mill Street, Springboro, Ohio
Bratwurst to schnitzel! Live music, kids zone and more!

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival
September 11–12, 2021
Dayton-Xenia Road in Beavercreek, Ohio
There will be over 200 booths with food, treats and amazing popcorn specialties!

Deeds Carillon Concert
September 11, 19 and 27, 2021 (+Oct 3, 10,17, 24, Nov 20, 23, Dec 7)
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Listen to carillonneur Larry Weinstein

Greenville Feast & Fest
September 11, 2021
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer St., Greenville, Ohio
Food trucks, music, crafts and food

Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival
September 11, 18 and 25, 2021
Freshwater Farms of Ohio at2624 US 68 in Urbana, Ohio
Enjoy seafood while listening to live music and enjoying games and other activities.

Open Aircraft Days at the Air Force Museum
September 11, 2021 (+ Oct 16, Nov 13 and Dec 18)
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz St., Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
Up-close look at different aircraft

Springfield Rotary Gourmet Food Truck Competition
September 11, 2021
Veteran’s Park at 250 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, Ohio
30 food trucks will be competing at the amphitheater

Troy, Ohio PorchFest
September 11, 2021
Troy, Ohio
40+ bands playing through the city’s historic district; food truck and artisan tents
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Art on the Commons
September 12 – November 20, 2021
Rosewood Arts Centre at 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Rotating exhibitions and virtual experiences

Patterson Homestead Afternoon Tea
September 12, 2021 (+Dec 4–5 )
1815 Brown Street, Dayton, Ohio
Three-course tea service by costumed interpreters

Old English Sheep Dog National Specialty
September 13–19, 2021
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio
Dog show

Air Force Marathon Sports and Fitness Expo

September 16–17, 2021
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
100 exhibitors featuring sports, fitness and nutrition

Air Force Marathon
September 16–18, 2021
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Oiho
Run, run, run!

Taste of Northmont
September 16, 2021
Meadows at Clayton at 6001 Salem Ave., Clayton, Ohio
Enjoy tastes from local restaurants

Hotel California Live
September 17, 2021
Daton Masonic Center at 525 W. Riverview Ave., Dayton, Ohi
Eagles’ tribute band

Plane Talks
September 17, 2021 (+Nov 11 and Dec 7)
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz Street, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio (Dayton)
Expoerts will chat about the exhibit planes

Rubber Duck Regatta
September 17, 2021
Dixie Drive-In Movie Theater at 6201 N. Dixie, Dayton, Ohio
Adopt a duck!

Sister Cities of Vandalia Oktoberfest
September 17–18, 2021
Vandalia Sports Complex on Stonequarry Road in Vandalia, Ohio
Live music and lots of German food

Springfield Extravaganza
September 17–19, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Antiques galore!

, US Air Force Marathon
September 17–18, 2021
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio
5k and Kids Run on Friday; Marathon on Saturday

MustardFEST 2021
September 17–18, 2021
Mother Stewart’s Brewery Company
102 W. Columbia St., Springfield, Ohio
Mustard recipe cook off, wiener dog race and more

Craft Beer Festival
September 18, 2021
Auglaize County Fairgrounds at 1001 Fairview Dr., Wapakoneta, Ohio
40 Breweries will be showcasing their beers.

Dayton Pagan Pride Day
September 18, 2021
Fairborn Community Park, Fairborn, Ohio
Learn about pagan spiritualism

Hairborn 2021
September 18, 2021
Downtown Fairborn, Ohio
Music performances, beer, food and fun

Hispanic Heritage Festival
September 18, 2021
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Music, food and fun

Preble County Pork Festival
September 18–19, 2021
Preble County Fairgrounds at 722 South Franklin Street, Eaton, Ohio
Lots of fun things to do and great food, live music, rides and racing pigs

St. Anne’s Hill Neighborhood Garage Sale
September 18, 2021
St. Anne’s Hill, Dayton, Ohio
Find a treasure

Super Hero Skate
September 18, 2021
Kettering Rec Complex at 2900 Glengarry Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Dress as a super hero and skate!

A Wool Gathering
September 18–19, 2021
Young’s Jersey Dairy at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Largest regional natural fiber festival

3rd Sunday at Front Street
September 19, 2021 (+Oct 17, Nov 21 and Dec 19)
Front Street, Dayton, Ohio
Market, art galleries, food trucks, live music from 11am–4pm
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3rd on Third Outdoor Market
September 19, 2021 (+Oct 17)
1301 East Third Street, Dayton, Ohio
Eclectic outdoor market

Dayton Concours d’Elegance
September 19, 2021
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Classic and and antique cars

Taste of Northmont
September 21, 2021
Meadowbrook at Clayton: 6001 Salem Ave., Clayton, Ohio
Local restaurants showcase their specialties (originally scheduled for Jan)

Footloose the Musical
September 23 – October 31, 2021
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
A classic

Homemade Cabbage Roll Dinner & Dance
September 24, 2021
American Czechoslovakian Club at 922 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio
Czech it out!

Tipp City Mum Festival
September 24–25, 2021
Between Third and Tipp-Elizabeth Streets in Tipp City, Ohio
Enjoy a cruise-in, parade, motorcycle ride, live entertainment – and mums!

Chili Cook Off Festival and Hoopla Parade
September 25, 2021
Urbana, Ohio
Games, contest, chili samples

Dayton Fall Festival at the Gathering
September 25, 2021
8911 Yankee St., Centerville, Ohio
Petting zoo, pony rides, games, hayride and more

Festival of Flight
September 25, 2021
Wright State University at 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton Ohio
Celebrating aviation history

Germantown Pretzel Festival
September 25–26, 2021
Germantown, Ohio
Rides, games, food and more

Alice Cooper at The Rose
September 28, 2021
The Rose Music Center at 6800 Executive Blvd., Huber Heights, Ohio
School’s Out and other classics

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SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

Pink Ladies on the Loose Wine Walk
September 3, 2021
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Raffles, specials and more

A Hot Summer Night
September 4, 2021
Main Street, Rising Sun, Indiana
7pm concert. Bring lawn chairs

Tri-State Antique Market 
September 5, 2021 (+October 3)
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at U.S. 5o and Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Find a special treasure!

St. Anthony 104th Labor Day Festival & Chicken Dinner
September 6, 2021
4773 Church Rd., Morris, Indiana
Raffles, games, chicken dinners and more

Music in the Park
September 10, 2021
Bicentennial Park, Madison, Indiana
Food vendors available; bring your lawn chair

Oktoberfest Street Festival
September 10, 2021
The Sherman at 35 S. Main Street, Batesville, Indiana
Music, bier hall and more

Author’s Fair
September 11, 2021
Amack’s Well Coffee House at 103 E. George St., Batesville, Indiana
20 local authors will be on site

Ohio Valley River Cats 2-Day Open Team Catfish Tournament
September 11–12, 2021
Rising Sun, Indiana
Win $10k!

Throttle Time
September 11, 2021
Whitewater Valley Railroad at downtown Metamora, Indiana
Operate a locomotive

Fall Community Yard Sale
September 16–18, 2021
Rising Sun, Indiana
Find a bargain

Party at the Park
September 16, 2021
Batesville Liberty Park at 716 S. Park Avenue, Batesville, Indiana
Dinner, petting zoo, inflatables

After Hours Concert – Under the Umbrellas
September 18, 2021
Downtown Batesville, Indiana
Free smooth jazz concert; bring your chairs

Fastest Kid in Town
September 18, 2021
East Pearl and Main St., Batesville, Indiana
Fun sprints

St. Louis Parish Festival
September 18–19, 2021
13. E. St. Louis Place, Batesville, Indiana
Live music, raffle, beer garden, games, country store, food, homemade ice cream

Annual Versailles Pumpkin Show
September 22–25, 2021
Versailles, Indiana
Indiana’s oldest festival! Exhibits, crafts, food, and entertainment

Fall Music Fest
September 24–25, 2021
Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Hassmer Fest
September 24–25, 2021
Versailles State Park at 1387 US 50, Versailles, Indiana
A mountain bike festival

BAAC Community Art Walk
September 25–26, 2021
Batesville, Indiana

Batesville Kiwanis Apple Fest
September 25–26, 2021
Batesville Liberty Park at 716 S. Park Ave., Batesville, Indiana
Live music, crafts, kiddie train rides, good and raffles

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
September 25 – October 26, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Vogt Farm at 12115 N. State Rd. 129, Batesville, Indiana
Pumpkon patch, pettering zoo, corn maze
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Aurora Farmer’s Fair
September 29–October 2, 2021
Aurora, Indiana
Parade, rides, exhibits and food!

Updated Aug 26, 2021







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