Local Guide to October Events and Fun Things to Do

October events Sibcy Cline


There are many fun things to do throughout October. You can enjoy community festivals, pumpkin patches and concerts, to name a few. We’ve gathered many of the local events happening throughout Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky; Dayton and Springfield, Ohio; and Southeastern Indiana for you to review. Be sure to enjoy one or two this month.

Events are in order by region and date.

Have we missed your event? Let us know at sknabe@sibcycline.com.

CINCINNATI AND NORTHERN KENTUCKY

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

Fright Night Weekend
Through October 3, 2021
Washington Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free Halloween movies

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

Pipeline
Through October 16, 2021
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Parenthood, education and the experience of young black men

Jackson Family Farm – Fall on the Farm Festival
Through 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

Fall Festival
Through 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

HalloTween
Through 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

Halloween Haunt
Through October 30, 2021
Kings Island in Mason
6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Scare zones include a backwoods bayou, cemetery drive, freak street and nightmare alley.

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

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

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

Fall Fun at Evans Orchard
Through October 31, 2021
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky

Fall on the Farm at Blooms & Berries Farm Market
Through October 31, 2021
9669 South SR 48, Loveland, Ohio
Fall on the Farm Fall Festival: Hayrides, corn maze, farm animal and more. Online reservations required.

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

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

Jack O’Lantern Junction
Through October 31, 2021 (Closed on Wednesdays)
EnterTRAINment Junction at 7379 Squire Court, West Chester, Ohio
Trick or treat maze, kid-friendly ghosts and indoor pumpkin patch

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

Truth and Reconciliation Visual Art Exhibition
Through October 31, 2021
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center at 50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Portraits, paintings and poetry addresses truth and reconciliation

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

Portopia
Through December 19, 2021
Historic Torchlight Pass at 1131 Central Ave., Middletown, Ohio
Dimensional art, sound, light and touch

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Cincinnati Donauschwaben Society Oktoberfest
October 1–3, 2021 
4290 Dry Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Beer, food and live performances

Cincinnati International Wine Festival
October 1–2, 2021
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, Ohio
700+ wines and 200 wineries

Earth, Wind and Fire
October 1, 2021
Andrew Brady Icon Music Center, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
An iconic band!

Fall Family Festival
October 1–2, 2021
Laurel Bend at 86 Oldham Dr., Falmouth, Kentucky
Oct 1: Adults only event with food, drinks, music and fire pits
Oct 2: All welcome

Fall for Symmes
October 1, 2021
Symmes Park at 11600 Lebanon Rd, Symmes Township, Ohio
Enjoy this festival

Friday Night Lights: Hocus Pocus
October 1, 2021
Oxford Community Art Center at 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, Ohio
Wear a costume and get one free bag of popcorn

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
October 1–3, 2021
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Fairfield Footlighters presents a mystery

Kentucky’s Edge
October 1–2, 2021
Various locations in Covington and Newport, Kentucky
Bourbon music festival at N Ky Convention Center, MainStrasse Village and various bars and restaurants

Kentucky Wool Festival
October 1–3, 2021
48 Concord Caddo Rd., Falmouth, Kentucky
Petting zoo, music, food vendors and more

St. Agnes Oktoberfest
October 1–3, 2021
St. Agnes Church at 1680 Dixie Highway, Ft. Wright, Kentucky
Live music, food, rides and games

Apple Butter Festival
October 2–3, 2021
Hueston Woods State Park, Oxford, Ohio
Experience 19th century farm life

Boo Fest
October 2, 2021
Chamberlin Park, 7640 Plainfield Rd., Deer Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Food, games, haunted trail and costume party

Cincinnati Jazz & BBQ Festival
October 2, 2021
Madison Road in Madisonville, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food and jazz

Gorman Heritage Farm Sunflower Festival
October 2–3, 2021
Gorman Heritage Farm at 10052 Reading Rd., Evendale, Ohio
Live music, hayrides, food trucks, sunflower maze and more

Harvest Fest
October 2, 2021
Garver Family Farm at 6716 Hamilton Lebanon Rd., Middletown, Ohio
Hayrides, food trucks, music, activities for kids and pumpkins

Mutter Gottes Neighborhood Association Pumpkin Sale
October 2, 2021
Corner of W 6th and Craig Streets, Covington, Kentucky
Purchase a pumpkin or two

Ride and Thrive Bike Ride
October 2, 2021
Clear Creek Park
Ride is 3.5 miles long round trip and goes along the Little Miami Scenic Trail

Schappacher Farms
October 2–3, 2021 (+ October weekends) 
3068 W SR 73, Wilmington, Ohio
Pumpkin patch, corn maze, train rides, hay rides, petting zoo, face painting
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Serenity Jam
October 2, 2021
Seasongood Pavilion at Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live bands all day, food, drinks

Sunflower Festival
October 2–3, 2021
Gorman Heritage Farm at 10052 Reading Rd., Evendale, Ohio
Music, hayrides, food trucks, farm animals, corn mazes

Sunflower Festival
October 2–3, 2021
Gorman Farm at 10052 Reading Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio (Evendale)
Crafts and fun

Wyoming Fall Festival
October 2, 2021
Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, Ohio
Entertainment near the gazebo the Village Green Park; food and fun!

Beyond the Curb Urban Living Tour
October 3, 2021
Covington’s West Side and Old Seminary Square, Covington, Kentucky
View historic homes, gardens, parks and eclectic neighborhoods

Hyde Park Art Show
October 3, 2021
Hyde Park Square, Erie Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
55-year tradition! See and buy art!

Jazz in the Park
October 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021
Washington Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Local jazz artists perform

Hero Night Festival

October 5, 2021
DCCH Center Festival Grounds at 75 Orphanage Road, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Food, activities, touch-a-truck, first responders and more

Movie Night on the Levee
October 7–28, 2021 (Thursdays) (+Thursdays through December 23, 2021)
One Levee Way, Newport, Kentucky
Family-friendly Halloween movies; bring blankets and chairs

Sex n’ the City: A Musical Parody
October 7–8, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
A take on the TV show

Sound of Music
October 7–17, 2021 (various dates)
Washington Opera House at 116 W. 2nd St., Maysville, Kentucky
The hills are alive!

Dierks Bentley Concert
October 8, 2021
Riverbend Music Center q5b 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Haunted Village
October 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2021
Sharon Woods Park
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio 45241
Take a wagon ride through the village or wall – if you dare! Dress in costume and trick or treat. Fun and games.

Moan Alone Dinner Theatre
October 8–22, 2021 (various dates)
The Liberty Exhibition Gall at 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
A comedy about zombies

Operation Pumpkin

October 8–10, 2021
High Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Vendors, pumpkin weigh offs, pet parade and more

Romeo & Juliet
October 8 – November 13, 2021 (various dates)
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A classic play about love

Sex and the City
October 8, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A parody of the TV series

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

Andrew Schultz Concert
October 9, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Asian Food Fest
October 9–10, 2021
Court Street Plaza at E. Court St. between Vine and Walnut, Cincinnati, Ohio
Authentic Asian food; entertainment

Bellevue Fall Fest
October 9, 2021
Bellevue, Kentucky
Enjoy shopping at local stores

Great Pumpkin Fest
October 9, 2021
Keehner Park at 7211 Barret Road, West Chester, Ohio
Puppet show, custom contest for kids and non-scary haunted trails

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

Disney’s Descendants
October 9–17, 2021 (various dates)
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Children’s Theater productions – Children of Maleficent, Cruella De Vil and Jafar attend school along with children of their sworn enemies

Fall Fest Taste of Bellevue
October 9, 2021
Fairfield and Washington Aves., Bellevue, Kentucky
Shop and eat!

Harvest Moon Festival
October 9, 2021
Swaim Park at 7650 Cooper Road, Montgomery, Ohio
Hayrides, pumpkins and more!

Market Bleu
October 9, 2021
Contemporary Arts Center at 44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, Ohio
View and purchase art!

Music on the Avenue
October 9–10, 2021
Downtown Harrison, Ohio

Ohio Sauerkraut Festival
October 9–10, 2021
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Enjoy sauerkraut-based foo, plus fun

Oxford Wine and Craft Beer Festival
October 9, 2021
Downtown Oxford, Ohio
Wine, music, art and food

Remembering James: The Life and Music of James Brown
October 9, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to all of his hits

Sayler Park Harvest Fest
October 9, 2021
Nelson Sayler Memorial Park
Music, food, flowers, pumpkins, arts and crafts

Second Saturday Flea Market
October 9, 2021 (+Nov 13, Dec 11)
Laurel Bend at 86 Oldham Dr., Falmouth, Kentucky
Find a treasure

Turning of the Leaves
October 9, 2021
Augusta, Kentucky
Entertainment, vendors and a great way to welcome the fall season

The West End
October 9 –November 7, 2021 (various dates)
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
1941 Cincinnati’s historic West End historic drama

Comboni Missionaries Taste of Mission
October 10, 2021
1318 Nagel Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Food truck international cuisine; beer and wine tastings;

Cruise In Car Show at Spring Grove Cemetery
October 10, 2021
Spring Grove Cemetery at 4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Look at cars from 1995 and older

Jubilee: Westside Community Band Fall Concert
October 10, 2021
Mt. St. Joseph at 5701 Delhi Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert performances with classical, ragtime and jazz

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

Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats
October 12, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

The Mersey Beatles: Four Lads from Liverpool
October 13, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, Ohio
A tribute band

Charm Farm Vintage Market
October 15–17, 2021
4953 Bunnell Hill Road, Lebanon, Ohio
Vintage furniture, gifts, clothing, home decor and jewelry. Food trucks. Tickets sold online

Fall Movie Night
October 15, 2021
Fairfield Twp, Ohio

Haunt Your House – Fort Mitchell
October 15–17, 2021
Homes throughout Fort Michell, Kentucky
Decorate your home and your might win a prize!

Hocus Pocus Outdoor Movie Night
October 15, 2021
E. Loveland Nature Preserve at 227 E. Loveland, Ohio
Bring blankets/chairs; costume contest; food truck; free popcorn

In Real Life Comedy Tour Featuring Mike Epps
October 15, 2021
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Five comedians to enjoy

20th Annual College Advantage Redlegs Run
October 16, 2021
Great American Ballpark at 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Runners/walkers welcome for the 10k, 5k and one-mile runs

ArtWave’s Enjoy the Arts@Parks: Winton Woods
October 16, 2021
Winton Woods at 10245 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Afternoon concert!

Cincy Sweetest Day R&B Fest
October 16, 2021
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to sweet R&B music!

Fall Foliage Hike
October 16, 2021
Harbin Park at 1300 Hunter Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Must register for hike

Fall Food Festival
October 16–17, 2021
Findlay Market at 1801 Race St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Sample fall-themed food, live music, scavenger hunt for kids; advance tickets required

HallZOOween
October 16–17, 23–24 and 30–31, 2021 (Weekends)
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
Trick or treat stations, special animals to meet, beauty shop of horror and more! Wear your costume if you like! 

Harvest Festival & Gathering
October 16–17, 2021
Caesar’s Creek Pioneer Village at 3999 Pioneer Village Rd., Waynesville, Ohio
Learn how the pioneers prepared for wintertime

Harvest Hootenanny
October 16, 2021
Story Woods Park at 694 Pontius Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Interact with animals, face painting, pick a pumpkin

Kentucky Symphony Orchestra
October 16, 2021
St. Henry High School at 3755 Scheben Dr., Erlanger, Kentucky
Enjoy the music

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

Norwood Historic Home Tour and Fall Festival
October 16, 2021
Starts at Victory Park, Norwood, Ohio
Festival at Off Pike Market. Live music, crafts and food trucks

Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour
October 16 and 23, 2021 (+Nov 6 and 20; Dec 4)
Findlay Market at 1801 Race St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Guided tour through the German historic district. Stop at 4 restaurants for lunch and wine/beer.

Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
October 16–17, 2021
6007 Kilby Road in Harrison, Ohio
Enjoy pumpkins, crafts, games, food, music, pony rides and a petting zoo!

Burlington Antique Show
October 17, 2021
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild, Burlington, Kentucky
Over 200 dealers –find a treasure

Lakeridge Hall Funfest Dance
October 17, 2021
7200 Pippin Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
DJ, costume contest and more

Midland Concert
October 17, 2021
Andrew J. Brady Music Center at Smale Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Pretty Woman: The Musical
October 19–31, 2021
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
The movie is brought to life

Chris Stapleton Concert
October 21, 2021
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Live concert!

Madcap Puppets; Legend of Sleepy Hollow
October 21, 2021
City Building at 2355 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Free coffee and hot chocolate; receive a trick or treat bag

Autumn Night Skies
October 22, 2021
Huffman Park at 2100 John Gray Rd., Fairfield, Ohio
Must register for event

Cincinnati Coffee Festival
October 22–24, 2021
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Calling all coffee and tea lovers!

The Science Behind Pixar
October 22, 2021 – April 24, 2022
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Discover how Pixar comes to life!

Cincy Holiday Expo
October 23–24, 2021
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Artisans, decor and more

Covington Night Bazaar
October 23, 2021
Roebling Point, Covington, Kentucky
Various artisan vendors

Fall Festival at Washington Park
October 23–24, 2021
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Arts and crafts, baked goods and more

Halloween Walk at Village Green Park
October 23, 2021
Fairfield Village Green on Fairfield Commons Dr., Fairfield, Ohio
Local businesses will have treats

Monster Bash
October 23, 2021
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Costume party for the family, trick or treating and contests

Nightmare Before Christmas Film with Live Orchestra
October 23–24, 2021
Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops performs along with the movie

Queen City Vaudevillians
October 23, 2021 (+Dec 18)
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
Halloween Show

Spook-O-Ree 2021
October 23 and 30, 2021
Cub World at 6035 Price Road, Loveland, Ohio
Storytelling, games and more

Trail of Treats
October 23, 2021
Bebb MetroPark at 1979 Bebb Park Lane, Okeana, Ohio
Dress in your costumer Trail of treats for kids of all ages.

Cincinnati Alchemy Fest
October 24, 2021
Arts’ on the Ave at 2141 Central Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Cocktail competition, art and music festival

MainStrasse Village Flea
October 24, 2021
MainStrasse promenade between Philadelphia and Main Streets, Covington, Kentucky
Find a treasure

Spooktacular
October 24, 2021
Downtown Harrison, Ohio

Spooky Sunday
October 24, 2021
Presidents Park, Edgewood, Kentucky
Costume contest, parade haunted forest, magic show and treat bags

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

Halloween Drive-in Movie Night 6pm
Halloween Drive-in Movie Night 8pm
October 29, 2021
Wyoming Rec and Family Aquatic Center at 9940 Springfield Pike, Wyoming, Ohio
Fun!

Halloween House-Decorating Contest
October 29, 2021
Ft. Thomas, Kentucky

Boos & Brews on the Levee
October 30, 2021
Newport on the Levee
Dress in costume; music and spooky fun

Fortune Feimster – 2 Sweet 2 Salty
October 30, 2021
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Comedian and actor, Fortune Feimster

Halloween Hunt ‘N Hike
October 30, 2021
Angst Nature Preserve MetroPark, 4050 Trenton Oxford Rd., Hamilton, Ohio
Search for nature’s creepy critters; candy, too; costume encouraged

Halloween Paranormal Investigation
October 30, 2021
Caesar Creek Pioneer Village at 3999 Pioneer Village Rd., Waynesville, Ohio
Purchase tickets in advance

Treat Street
October 30, 2021
Bridgewater Falls at 3385 Princeton Rd., Fairfield Township, Ohio
Wear your costume and enjoy music, refreshments and trick or treat

Flying Pig Marathon
October 31, 2021
Paul Brown Stadium at One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio
The 23rd race!

Millennium Tour 2021
October 31, 2021
Heritage Bank Center at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
R&B artists playing their music

Need Your Love
October 31 – December 12, 2021 (various dates)
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music and story of Little Willie John

Trick or Treat at the Market
October 31, 2021
Findlay Market at 1801 Race St., Cincinnati, Ohio
Kids will have fun collecting candy

DAYTON AND SPRINGFIELD, OHIO

Art on the Commons
Through November 20, 2021
Rosewood Arts Centre at 2655 Olson Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Rotating exhibitions and virtual experience

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

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Heritage of Flight Festival and Parade
October 1–3, 2021
Main Street in New Carlisle, Ohio
Enjoy the parade of planes, live entertainment, carnival rides and more!

Kids Night Out
October 1, 2021
Rec Center at 1111 Stonequarry Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Swimming, games and crafts

Art SoFo
October 2, 2021
South Fountain neighborhood, Springfield, Ohio
Celebrating art; food, too

Chalkfest
October 2, 2021
50 West Main Street, Springfield, Ohio
Chalk artists, live music, food trucks and kid activities

Chocolate Festival
October 2, 2021
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Chocolatiers, food trucks, kids zone, games and festival stage

City of Trenton Fall Fest
October 2, 2021
Trenton Community Park & Amphitheater at 440 Dell Dr., Trenton, Ohio
Classic car show, games, fireworks, live music

Dayton Liederkranz-Turner Oktoberfest
October 2, 2021
Dayton, Ohio

Make It Dayton Festival
October 2, 2021
Carillon Historical Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
It’s a day for tinkers, inventors and hobbyists!

Ohio National Doll Show
October 2–3, 2021
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Rd., Wilmington, Ohio
All sorts of dolls and toys

Springboro 4th Annual BBQ Fest
October 2, 2021
North Park at 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro, Ohio
BBQ, bands and beer

Spring Valley Potato Festival
October 2–3, 2021
Spring Valley, Ohio
Run/walk, rides, potato soup and candy, entertainment

Try A Truck – Beavercreek
October 2, 2021
789 Orchard Lane, Beavercreek, Ohio
Big trucks to check out and the Beavercreek Township Fire Department will host an open house

Waitress – Broadway Tour
October 2, 2021
Clark State Performing Arts Center, Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy pie!

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

Fall Festival
October 3, 2021
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville, Ohio
Free pumpkins for kids, wagon rides, face painting, games, live music

Diamond Rio Concert
October 7, 2021
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 S. Fountain Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy the music!

Ghost Tours of Springfield
October 7, 14 and 21, 2021
202 N. Limestone St., Springfield, Ohio
One-mile walking tour in historic downtown Springfield

Fall Festival at Bergefurds Farm Market and Greenhouses
October 8–9, 2021
234 West ST 350, Wilmington, Ohio
Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides and more

Mother’s Bluegrass Revival
October 8–10, 2021
Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company at 102 W. Columbia St., Springfield, Ohio
Great music!

Pink-Toberfest
October 8, 2021
W. Main Street, Downtown Troy, Ohio
Concert, food trucks, craft beer and raffles

Enon Apple Butter Festival
October 9–10, 2021
120 S. Xenia Dr., Enon, Ohio
Enjoy apple butter cooked over open wood-burning fires

Fall Country Concert
October 9, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4410 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
The Voice’s Ian Flanigan headlines

Vandalia Fall Festival
October 9, 2021
Art Park at 256 E. Alkaline Springs Rd., Vandalia, Ohio
Live music, food trucks, arts and crafts, s’mores, pumpkin patch

Yellow Springs Street Fair
October 9, 2021
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Food, artisans and more

Tour de Gem – Dayton Cycling Classic
October 10, 2021
Riverscape Metro Park at 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
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Bradford Pumpkin Show
October 12–16, 2021
Bradford, Ohio
Daily parades, fair food, rides and pumpkins
Facebook

Fairborn Food Truck Rally
October 13 and 27, 2021
103 W. Main Street, Fairborn, Ohio
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
Facebook

Creepy Crawl Scavenger Hunt
October 14–29, 2021
Throughout Kettering, Ohio
Registered teams are sent packets and can hunt from the 145th–28th!

Ghost Walk on Main
October 14, 2021
Benham’s Grove at 166 N, Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
Haunted history walking tour

Halloween Festival
October 15–17, 2021
Fri: Spooktacular parade and costume contest at Fairborn YMCA
Fri–Sun: Festival

Stomp
October 15–17, 2021
Victoria Theatre at 138 N. Main St., Dayton, Ohio
Percussion sensation with brooms, cans, hubcaps and more

Masquerage
October 16, 2021
804 Building at 804 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Party for a cause
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Open Aircraft Days at the Air Force Museum
October 16, 2021 (+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

Skinner Pipe Organ Performance
October 17 and 30, 2021 (+Nov 7 and 21; Dec 5 and 19)
Mimi & Stuart Rose Auditorium at the Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the concert

Springfield Antique Show and Flea Market
October 16, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike
Find a treasure

Taste of Troy Trivia Night
October 16, 2021
444 E. Walter St., Troy, Ohio
Play trivia and taste some Troy-based goodies

3rd Sunday at Front Street
October 17, 2021 (+Nov 21 and Dec 19)
Front Street, Dayton, Ohio
Market, art galleries, food trucks, live music from 11am–4pm
Facebook

3rd on Third Outdoor Market
October 17, 2021
1301 East Third Street, Dayton, Ohio
Eclectic outdoor market

Airness
October 21 – November 7, 2021 (various dates)
The Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Play about an air guitar competition

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
October 22–31, 2021
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Comedic historical rock musical

My Strange and Spooky World
October 22, 2021
Verity Lodge at 4200 N. University Blvd., Middletown, Ohio
Paranormal researcher James A. Willis will talk about unusual happenings in Ohio

Brooms Shoosha Broom
October 24, 2021
Chrisholm MetroPark at 2070 Woodsdale Rd., Trenton, Ohio
Make broom our of corn and visit with farm animals

Oktoberfest – The Dayton Art Institute
October 24–25, 2021
Dayton Art Institute at 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, Ohio

Halloween Game Night
October 25, 2021
Rec Center at 111 Stonequarry Rd., Dayton, Ohio
Movie, games, candy and more

Pumpkin Glow on Stoddard Ave.
October 25–26, 2021
Stoddard Avenue, Dayton Ohio 45405
View 1,000 jack o’lanterns in Grafton Hills; food trucks
Facebook

Pumpkin Hunt
October 28, 2021
Chrisholm MetroPark at 2070 Woodsdale Rd., Trenton, Ohio
Learn all about pumpkins and decorate one

Nighttime Trail Fest (For Kids)
October 29, 2021
Cincinnati Nature Center at 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford, Ohio
Make a craft, learn about nighttime animals, roast marshmallows

Red Herring
October 29–31, 2021 (+Nov 5–7, 2021)
Clark State Performing Arts Center, Springfield, Ohio
A murder mystery

Fall at the Fairgrounds Craft Show
October 30–31, 2021
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
100+ vendors

Hauntfest
October 30, 2021
Oregon District, downtown Dayton, Ohio
Halloween party: Live music and DJs, food trucks and street performers

Hometown Halloween
October 30, 2021
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Enter a costume contest and trick-or-treat with Troy merchants

Kettering Jack-O-Lantern Glow
October 30, 2021
Kettering, Ohio
Carve a pumpkin, add a light and place it in front of your home

Standing up to POTS 5k/2k Race
October 30, 2021
Wittenberg University at 734 Woodlawn Ave., Springfield, Ohio
Run/walk raising money for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS)

Wag-O-Ween
October 30, 2021
Kettering Recreation Center at 2900 Glengarry Dr., Kettering, Ohio
Doggy trick or treating, photo booth, pet costume contests

Centerville Trick or Treating
October 31, 2021 6pm–8pm
Centerville, Ohio

Plain and Simple Life on the Farm
October 31, 2021
Chrisholm MetroPark at 2070 Woodsdale Rd., Trenton, Ohio
Celebrate the Amish that settles Chrisholm Historic Farmstead

Vandalia Trick or Treating
October 31, 2021 –6pm–8pm
Vandalia, Ohio

SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA

Aurora Farmer’s Fair
Through October 2, 2021
Aurora, Indiana
Parade, rides, exhibits and food!

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
Through October 26, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Vogt Farm at 12115 N. State Rd. 129, Batesville, Indiana
Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze
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Annual Ertel Cellars Winery Festival
October 1–2, 2021
3794 East County Road, 1110 North Batesville, Indiana
Live entertainment under a big-top tent with wine tasting, food and pumpkins!

Annual Fiesta Hispana
October 2, 2021
Liberty Park at 716 S. Park Ave., Batesville, Indiana
Music and more!

Holy Family Church Fall Festival
October 3, 2021
22154 Main St., Oldenburg, Indiana
Chicken/roast beef dinners, raffles and more

Loft Tour
October 2, 2021
Downtown Madison, Indiana
View some beautiful homes

Tri-State Antique Market 
October 3, 2021
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at U.S. 50 and Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Find a special treasure!

HOWLoween
October 7, 2021
Red Wolf Sanctuary Center at 3027 SR 262, Rising Sun, Indiana
Picnic supper and share snacks with animals

Navy Bean Festival
October 8–9, 2021
Downtown Rising Sun, Indiana
Navy bean soup, homemade cornbread and other great food, rides, games and more

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
Oct 2–24, 2021 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Vogt Farm at 12115 N. State Rd. 129, Batesville, Indiana
Pumpkin patch, pettering zoo, corn maze
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Tri-State Antique Market 
October 3, 2021
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at U.S. 5o and Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Find a special treasure!

Mayhem in the Maze
October 8–23, 2021 (Fridays and Saturdays)
Vogt Farm at 12115 N. State Rd. 129, Batesville, Indiana
8:30–11pm – the maze comes alive!
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Chalktoberfest
October 9, 2021
Location TBD
Ripley County presents a competitive chalk-drawing contest

Second Annual Scarecrow Display Contest
October 25–30, 2021
Madison Main Street, Madison, Indiana
Look at spooky and festive scarecrows

Updated: October 11, 2021







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