Events and Fun Things to Do throughout January 2019 in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

January Festivals and Fun Things To Do

It’s January – wintertime. Get out of the house and enjoy one of these 50+ fun local things to do. Events are in order by date and cover Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

MetroParks Ice Rink

Through February 28, 2019
Riverscape MetroPark at 237 E. Monument Ave., Dayton, Ohio
Skate while enjoying the views of the Miami River and downtown Dayton’s skyline

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Romantic Rachmaninoff

January 4–5, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be playing wonderful music!

Dayton Philharmonic: The Magic of Motown

January 5, 2019
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Celebrate 50 years of Motown music magic!

CFA Cat Show

January 5, 2019
Agner Hall at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Meow and purr!

Wendy’s Bridal Show

January 5–6, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Here comes the bride!

Dayton Bridal Expo at the Nutter Center

January 5–6, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Hundreds of vendors featuring all kinds of weddings ideas

The Second City – It’s Not You, It’s Me

January 10–27, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
The famous comedy company is performing

Igor Butman and the Moscow Jazz Orchestra

January 11, 2019
Xavier University at 3800 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy this saxophone and clarinet virtuoso while he plays a tribute to Benny Goodman

Griminelli: Flautista Italiano

January 11–12, 2019
Schuster Center at One West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Enjoy the flute as it is played by Andrea Griminella

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons

January 11–12, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be playing wonderful music!

KOI Cavalcade of Customs Car Show

January 11–13, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Look at really cool rides!

Red Bike

January 11 – February 2, 2019
Know Theatre of Cincinnati at 1120 Jackson Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A play about a bicycle and dreams

Liezermann Cello Concerto
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Springfield Symphony Orchestra presents Lower Liebermann playing his cello
Clark State University, Springfield, Ohio

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular
January 12, 2019
Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Many of Elvis’ classic songs!

Nutter Center Sports Card Show

January 12, 2019
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Buy, sell and trade!

Cincinnati Wedding Showcase

January 12–13, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville (Cincinnati), Ohio
Get ready to walk the aisle!

Jeff Dunham

January 13, 2019
BB&T Arena at 500 Nunn Drive (Northern Kentucky University), Highland Heights, Kentucky
Comic/ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will be performing

Special Olympics Indiana Winter Games

January 13–15, 2019
Perfect North Slopes at 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing!

Adult Nature Walk at Carriage Hill MetroPark

January 15, 2019
Carriage Hill Farm & MetroPark at 7800 E. Shull Road, Huber Heights, Ohio
Explore nature’s habitats

Finding Neverland

January 15–20, 2019
Schuster Performing Arts Center at 1 W. Second Street in Dayton, Ohio
Peter Pan and his story

Fiddler on the Roof

January 15–27, 2019
Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A classic Tony award-winning production. “Tradition!”

Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver

January 16 – February 17, 2019
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at765 W Central Ave, Springboro, Ohio
Country roads!

Rock of Ages

January 17, 2019
Clark State University, Springfield, Ohio
Featuring music from Styx, Poison, and more!

Tri-State Fishing and Outdoor Show

January 17–20, 2019
Lawrenceburg Event Center at 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Vendors from throughout the U.S. will be showing the fishing goods!

The Hunchback of Notre Dame

January 17–27, 2019
The Carnegie at 1028 Scott Boulevard, Covington, Kentucky
A musical!

Musical Monte Carlo Night – Gala Fundraiser

January 18–19, 2019
10 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio
Music, chance and luck! The Lebanon Theatre Company will be presenting their talents.

Pops in Space

January 18–20, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra presents music from Stars Wars, Star Trek and more

23rd  Annual Cincinnati Golf Show

January 18–20, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
This show could be FORE you!

Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

January 18–20 and 23–27, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Dream big at this show!

Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo
January 18–20 and 25–27, 2019
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville (Cincinnati), OhioLearn about all kinds of home projects

Ain’t Misbehavin’

January 18 – February 3, 2019
Dayton Playhouse at 1301 E. Siebenthaler Ave., Dayton, Ohio
A musical celebration of Fats Wallers

Junie B. Jones is not a Crook

January 18 – February 3, 2019
Town Hall Theatre at 27 N. Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
Interesting things happen to Junie B. Jones

Barrel-Aged Beer Bash

January 19, 2019
Jungle Jim’s in Fairfield, Ohio
Over 80 types of beer to try!

Miss to Mrs. A Bridal Fair

January 19, 2019
Agner Hall on US 50 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana 57025
See lots of bridal vendors!

TRAXXAS Monster Truck Show

January 19, 2019
BB&T Arena at 500 Nunn Drive (Northern Kentucky University), Highland Heights, Kentucky
Car-crushing giants!

Ripcord

January 19 – February 16, 2019
Ensemble Theatre in at 1127 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
A comedy to enjoy.

Martin’s Dream

January 19–20, 2019
Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati, Madisonville, Ohio (and other touring locations)
Dr. King tells the story of his life

In the Heights

January 19 – February 17, 2019
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio

Hipihop musical

Early Spring Show – Fabulous Foliage

January 19–March 10, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy spring on a winter’s day!

Art on Vine

January 20, 2019
Rhinegeist Brewery in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Fine art and homemade goods for sale from local artists.

Live the Dream: Our Declaration of Unity

January 21, 2019
The Clocktower at The Square at 9285 Centre Point Drive, West Chester, Ohio
March followed by a program in Lakota West High School auditorium

Cincinnati Hunting and Fishing Show

January 23–27, 2019
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn new stuff about hunting and fishing

Fences

January 23 – February 16, 2019
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A play about baseball and life after starring in the Negro baseball league

Cincinnati-Dayton RV Show

January 24–27, 2019
Dayton Convention Center at 22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Travel trailers, motor homes and more!

The Graduate

January 24 – February 10, 2019
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
Here’s to you Mrs. Robinson

Aurora Lions Club Feed the Hungry Chili Spaghetti Dinner
January 25, 2019
228 Second Street, Aurora, Indiana
Call 812-926-1100 for more information

We Banjo 3

January 25, 2019
Clark University Performing Arts Center, Springfield, Ohio
This band from Galway, Ireland will present their Irish music along with American bluegrass songs

Cirque Musica – Crescendo

January 25–26, 2019
Schuster Center at One West Second Street, Dayton, Ohio 45402
Enjoy the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra along with the Cirque Musica

The Exonerated

January 25 – February 9, 2019
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
True stores of six wrongfully convicted death-row survivors

A Little Piece of Heaven

January 25 – February 3, 2019
Beavercreek Community Theatre at 3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
An unlikely friendship in a tourist shop

Lebanon Antique Show

January 26–27 2019
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
All kinds of great things to admire and purchase

Mozart’s Requiem

January 26–27, 2019
Music Hall, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will be playing wonderful music!

Stop the World – I Want to Get Off

January 26–27, 2019
Greaves Concert Hall at 1 Louie B Nunn Drive, Newport, Kentucky
Kentucky Symphony Orchestra will be playing!

John & Francie Pepper Freedom Lecture Series with David Blight

January 31, 2019
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
David Blight shares his book about Frederic Douglass

December 2018 Festivals and Fun Things to Do throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

December events and festivalsIt’s the holidays and there are so many fun, local things to do. Enjoy a festival, tree-lighting ceremony, or holiday parade. We have listed over 100 things to do in December throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Events are in order by date. Many events are running throughout the month. Scroll down to see events only happening in December.

Redsfest
Through December 1, 2018
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Meet current and former Reds’ players, purchase memorabilia and lot of games

Christmas in the Village
Through December 2, 2018
Waynesville, Ohio
Enjoy German food, beer and Christmas items.

Twelfth Night
Through December 2, 2018
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Twists and turns in this Shakespearean play

Woodland Lights at Countryside Park
Through December 2, 2018 (Weekends)
December 7–23, 2018 (Nightly)
Washington Township, Ohio
Walk through a half-mile wonderland of Christmas lights.

Christmas Tree Festival
Through December 2, 2018
Lima, Ohio
See almost 100 Christmas trees decked out for the holiday!

MVBT presents The Nutcracker
Through December 9, 2018 (various dates)
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy this classic holiday ballet!

Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Through December 16, 2018 (various dates)
Town Hall Theatre at 27 North Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
A family holiday musical!

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride 
Through December 16, 2018
Know Theatre of Cincinnati at 1120 Jackson Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A  play set in the Victorian era with double crosses

A Christmas Story
Through December 23, 2018
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts at 4990 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out! A classic live performance!

Cincinnati King
Through December 23, 2018
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy hearing and learning about the history of King Records

The Christmas Ranch
Through December 23, 2018
Morrow, Ohio
One million holiday lights that are synced to music.

Light Up Middletown
Through December 23, 2018
500 Tytus Avenue at Smith Park in Middletown, Ohio
Drive-through light display!

Festival of Trees
Through December 24, 2018
123 Mill Street in Madison, Indiana
More than 100 trees are decorated for viewing!

A Christmas Carol
Through December 29, 2018
926 Mount Adams Circle at Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
Bah! Humbug!

North Pole Express
Through December 29, 2018 (various days)
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad at 127 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio
Santa will visit the kids on the train ride.

Alice in Wonderland
Through December 30, 2018
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Watch the tea party and Queen of Hearts – and Alice!

A Carillon Christmas
Through December 30, 2018
1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton, Ohio
Thousands of lights, live music and more!

ChristmasTime at the Ark
Through December 30, 2018
Art Encounter at Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, Kentucky
Projection show and other activities

Christmas Town
Through December 30, 2018
Creation Museum at 2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, Kentucky
Live nativity and light display

LM&M Railroad North Pole Express
Through December 30, 2018 (various dates)
127 S. Mechanic St. at the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad in Lebanon, Ohio
Nine-mile round-trip train ride with Santa and cocoa

Victorian Christmas
Through December 30, 2018 (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day)
Hillforest Victorian House Museum at 213 Fifth Street in Aurora, Indiana
Step back into time and see Christmas as it was celebrated years ago.

Winterfest
Through December 30, 2018
Kings Island in Mason, Ohio
Nine winter wonderlands featuring holiday lights, ice skating, rides and seasonal costumed characters

Clifton Mill Christmas Lights
Through December 31, 2018
Clifton Mill at 75 Water Street in Clifton, Ohio
3.5 million Christmas lights throughout the mill, riverbanks and bridges

Holiday Lights at Sharon Woods
Through December 31, 2018
Route 42 Sharon Woods in Sharonville, Ohio (Cincinnati)
Outdoor Christmas lights display to enjoy while driving through Sharon Woods

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
Through December 31, 2018
1 Aquarium Way at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky
Visit underwater Santa!

Whispering Christmas
Through December 31, 2018
Fort St. Clair Park at 135 Camden Road, Eaton, Ohio
Drive-thru lights display with 2 million lights

White Christmas
Through December 31, 2018
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W. Central Avenue in Springboro, Ohio
Enjoy dinner and live theater with Christmas carols and more!

Christmas Night of Lights
Through  January 1, 2019
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-mile car ride through Cincinnati displays and light shows

Holiday Lights on the Hill
Through January 1, 2019
1763 Ohio 128 (Hamilton-Cleves Road) at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio
Two-mile round trip drive-through light display

PNC Festival of Lights
Through January 1, 2019
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a winter wonderland of 3 million LED lights

Antique Christmas
Through to January 6, 2019
316 Pike Street at the Taft Museum of Art in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
See antique ornaments and toys at this festive display.

A Crystal Holiday at Krohn Conservatory
November 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
Replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains, evergreens, poinsettias and more!

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains
Through January 6, 2019
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
9,000sf of trains with displays of Cincinnati from the 1900s – 1930s

Holiday Toy Trains – Holiday Traditions @BCM
Through January 13, 2019
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Road in Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy all of the choo choos!

Riverscape Ice Skating
Through February 28, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Outdoor ice rank at Riverscape MetroPark.

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Christmas Parade
December 1, 2018
Harrison, Ohio
Parade starts at the Harrison Community Center. Tree lighting event, too!

Christmas Saengerfest
December 1, 2018
Over-the-Rhine
Award-winning choirs will be singing plus enjoy food and drink from various Over-the-Rhine establishments

Chris Thomlin Christmas
December 1, 2018
Taft Theater at 217 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to this Grammy award winner!

Cold Spring Christmas Festival
December 1, 2018
Municipal Park, Cold Spring, Kentucky

Crafty Supermarket Holiday Craft Show
December 1, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
100+ vendors will be selling their goods

Dayton Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis
December 1, 2018
Bellbrook Middle School at 3600 Feedwire Road, Bellbrook, Ohio
Enjoy running and jingling in your costume!

Hillforest Holiday Open House
December 1, 2018
Hillforest Mansion at 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Indiana
Holiday exhibit and open house refreshments

Holiday Art Extravaganza
December 1, 2018
Alexandria Brewing Company at 7926 Alexandria Pike, Alexandria, Kentucky
Local artists will be displaying their goods!

Holiday in the City
December 1, 2018
City Plaza at Fountain Avenue and High Street, Springfield, Ohio
Santa Land, activities for the kids, bands, food trucks

Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade and Christmas Festival
December 1, 2018
Downtown Lebanon at Mulberry Street, Lebanon, Ohio
100+ horse-drawn carriages plus a street fair

Light Up Fairfield
December 1, 2018
Community Arts Center and Village Green Park, Fairfield, Ohio
Visit Santa, enjoy live performances, festival of the trees and activities for the kids

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle
December 1 and 8, 2018
Downtown Cincinnati
See Santa rappel down Huntington Bank Center, fire works and free rides on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.

The Moonlight & Mistletoe Festival
December 1, 2018
The Franklin Township Campus at 418 Fairview Drive, Carlisle, Ohio
A holiday festival

Moores Hill Carnegie Hall Winter Luminaria Walk
December 1, 2018
14687 Main Street, Moores Hill, Indiana
Crafts for kids, light of the tree in the park, visits from Santa, caroling and luminaries

Oxford Holiday Festival
December 1, 2018
Uptown Oxford Community Arts Center and Uptown Parks
Santa arrives via fire truck! Free horse-carriage rides, craft fair, live entertainment and more!

Our Hometown Christmas
December 1, 2018
Downtown Dillsboro, Indiana
Lighting the town’s old-fashioned lights, breakfast with Santa, food bizaare and more

A Rosewood Holiday Arts Festival 
December 1, 2018
Rosewood Arts Center at 2655 Olson Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Handmade items available for purchase. Instructor demonstrations.

Christmas at the Mansion
December 1, 2018
Elisha Morgan Mansion at 6181 Ross Road, Fairfield, Ohio
The 200-year-old home will be dressed for the holidays!

Olde West Chester Christmas Walk Parade and Community Tree Lighting
December 1, 2018
9113 Cincinnati-Dayton Road at West Chester Township Hall in West Chester, Ohio
Enjoy the parade, community tree lighting ceremony.

The Littlest Angel
December 1, 2018
Dayton Metro Library at 215 e. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company will be performning.

Santa Paws
December 1, 2018
Kettering Recreation Complex at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Have your photo taken with your dog! Backdrop and props are provided.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
December 1, 2018
The Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the holiday music in a musical, light-filled way

Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl
December 1, 2018
Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Wear “that” sweater while pub crawling!

Holiday Market
December 1–2, 2018
Findlay Market at 1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Artisan vendors will display items for sale

Frontier Christmas Festival
December 1-2, 2018
Old Washington in Maysville, Kentucky
Scenic 1780s pioneer village with seven museums; strolling costumed carolers; dulcimer, banjo and fiddle playing; the art of candle making and period craft demonstrations.

Ruffles and Rust Expo
December 1-2, 2018
Butler County Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio
Vintage items for sale as well as food and boutique items

Breakfast with Santa
December 1, 8 and 15, 2018
Lions Club at Second and Main Streets, Aurora, Indiana
Tell him if you have been naughty or nice

Centerville Tree Lighting
December 2, 2018
Benham’s Grove at 166 North Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
Start the holiday season with this annual tree-lighting ceremony. Santa will be there!

Fort Thomas Holiday Walk
December 2, 2018
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
17th Annual Home for the Holidays Walks

German Village Christmas Walk
December 2, 2018
German Village at North 2nd Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Horse-drawn carriage rides, large toy soldiers on display, strolling musicians and more!

Light Up Dayton, Kentucky
December 2, 2018
Old YMCA at 625 2nd Avenue, Dayton, Kentucky
Start the holiday season!

Vandalia Christmas Tree Lighting
December 2, 2018
Vandalia Rec Center at 1111 Stonequarry Road, Vandalia, Ohio
Santa will be there! Enjoy the tree lighting along with cookies and cocoa.

Bedtime Stories with Santa
December 3–4, 2018
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Visit Santa and bring your Christmas letter to send to the North Pole

Oregon Historic District Annual Candlelight Holiday Tour
December 3–5, 2018
Oregon Historic District, Dayton, Ohio
Tour six homes decorated for the holidays! Tour guides will be dressed in historic outfits.

Christmas Tree Light – Florence, Kentucky
December 4, 2018
Florence Community Plaza in Florence, Kentucky
Enjoy seeing the tree light up! 6-8pm

Sounds of the Season
December 4, 2018
Charles Lathrem Senior Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Enjoy a holiday meal and music from the Kettering Civic Band; registration required

An Old Kentucky Christmas
December 6–8, 2018
First Church of Christ at 6080 Camp Ernst Rd., Burlington, Kentucky
Step back into time…

Arrival of St. Nicholas
December 6, 2018
MainStrasse in Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy seeing St. Nick bring in the holiday season

Twilight Christmas Parade 
December 6, 2018
East Second Street and Bridge Street, Maysville, Kentucky
Enjoy floats, marching bands and Santa!

Birthday Variations
December 6–9, 2018
Patricia Corbett Theatre, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Conservatory of Dance choreography presents this 1986 ballet

The Nutcracker
December 6–9, 2018
18 W. Central Parkway at the School for Creative Performing Arts in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
A holiday tradition!

Merry Middletown Elf Fest
December 7, 2018
Downtown Middletown, Ohio
Wear your elf hats and be prepared to get jolly! Help decorate the tree, listen to carolers, have your photo taken with Santa and more

Twilight Christmas Parade
December 7, 2018
East Second Street and Bridge Street, Maysville, Kentucky
The streets of Maysville will be transformed into magic for the holidays! Floats, marching banks and Santa!

Minumental
Through December 7, 2018
Art Academy of Cincinnati at 1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, Ohio
Original works of art no larger than 2″x2″

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
December 7–8, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

Hometown Holiday with Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra
December 7–8, 2018 
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy music of the holiday season

Monster Jam at WSU Nutter Center
December 7–8, 2018
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Big trucks doing big things!

The Nutcracker – Dayton
December 7–8, 2018
Dayton Convention Center at 22 East Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the performance by the South Dayton Dance Theatre

Holiday Pops
December 7–9, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy your holiday favorites with singers and dancers performing with the Cincinnati Pops

Home Decorating Contest – Edgewood, Kentucky
December 7–9, 2018
Edgewood, Kentucky
Turn your lights on if you live in Edgewood! (Luminary night is December 9, 2018)

The Nutcracker
December 7–9, 2018
School for Creative & Performing Arts at 108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Christmas classic!

Holiday Display and Ornament Decorating
December 7–9, 2018
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum at 118 Woodland Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Decorate an ornament and place it on the Remembrance Trees

Cincinnati SantaCon
December 8, 2018
Starts at Jack Casino, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Dress up as Santa and walk/run!

Christmas in the Village
December 8, 2018
Mechanicsburg, Ohio
Enjoy the holiday season!

Jingle Bell Run
December 8, 2018
Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, Kentucky
Dress in your holiday gear as your walk/jog/run!

Light Up Wyoming
December 8, 2018
Wyoming, Ohio (Cincinnati)
Enjoy viewing the luminaries throughout the City of Wyoming!

Miamisburg Community Holiday Event & Parade
December 8, 2018
Downtown Miamisburg. Enjoy a parade with over 60 floats, visit Santa and take a carriage ride through downtown Miamisburg

Noel – Christmas Musical
December 8, 2018
Victoria Theatre at 138 North Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
A live version of the tale about Noel who is starring in the school holiday play. Suddenly her mother disappears.

Oakwood Historical Society Holiday Home Tour
December 8, 2018
Oakwood Historical Society at 1947 Far Hills Avenue, Oakwood, Ohio
Enjoy viewing some Oakwood homes all dressed up for the holidays!

Reindog Parade
December 8, 2018
Mt. Adams, Cincinnati, Ohio
An annual event! See pooches dressed up for the season!

10th Annual White Christmas Parade
December 8, 2018
Augusta, Kentucky
In honor of hometown Rosemary Clooney, this parade is enjoyed by many

Train Rides at Carillon Park Railroad
December 8, 2018
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Take a ride on a miniature train!

Trotwood Christmas Tree Lighting
December 8, 2018
Trotwood Government Center courtyard at 3035 Olive Road, Trotwood, Ohio
Bring in the holiday season!

4th Annual Mistletoe Magic Holiday Marketplace
December 8–9, 2018
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio
Find a treasure for holiday gift giving with 100+ vendors

Christkindlmarkt at Dayton Liederkranz Turner
December 8–9, 2018
Dayton Liedekranz Turner at 1400 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Experience Christmas German style with ornaments for sale, German cuisine, and German beer and wine

Santa Claus: The Musical
December 8–16, 2018
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Oh no – Santa wants to retire!

Annual Christmas Parade
December 9, 2018
Main Street (125), Amelia, Ohio

Light Up Cold Spring
December 9, 2018
Throughout Cold Spring, Kentucky
Enjoy the holiday lights!

Christmas in the Park – Luminary Night
December 9, 2018
Trolley Park in Park Hills, Kentucky
Lighted roads add to the holiday spirit!

Hollywood Series at the Air Force Museum Theatre
December 10, 2018
Air Force Museum Theatre at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy a favorite film on a very large (six-story tall) screen

Rent
December 11–23, 2018
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A rock Broadway musical!

Frisch’s Presents The Nutcracker
December 13–24, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Ballet will be presenting this holiday classic!

Trans-Siberian Orchestra: The Ghosts of Christmas Eve
December 14, 2018
U.S. Bank Arena at 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy holiday music in a multi-sensory way!

Miracle on 34th Street
December 14, 15, 21 and 22, 2018
Middletown Lyric Theatre at 1530 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio
A Live Musical Radio Play

Americana Christmas
December 14–16, 2018
The Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
A cabaret using Norman Rockwell images for inspiration

The Nutcracker by the Dayton Ballet
December 14–21, 2018 (various dates)
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
A holiday tradition to enjoy with the Sugarplum Fairy and more!

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!)
December 14–30, 2018
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
An irreverent portrayal of some holiday classics

Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”
December 15, 2018
Clark State Performing Arts Center at 300 South Fountain Avenue, Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy this holiday classic!

Groovin’ with Santa
December 15, 2018
Loveland Stage Company at 111 S. 2nd Street (Route 48), Loveland, Ohio
Santa meets disco!

Christmas in Loveland
December 15, 2018
Historic downtown Loveland, Loveland, Ohio
Carriage rides, treats and Santa

Christmas in Mt. Healthy 
December 15, 2018
Mt. Healthy Business District at 7373 Hickman Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Shopping, crafts, music and food!

City Flea
December 15, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Find a treasure here!

Holiday Concert at the National Museum of the US Air Force
December 15, 2018
Wright Patterson Air Force Base at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Ohio
Free performance by the Air Force Band of Flight

Weihnachtskonzert
December 15, 2018
Dayton Liederkranz Turner at 1400 E. Fifth Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy your holiday favorite songs in German and English

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist
December 16, 2018
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy art and homemade goods from 70+ local artists

Breakfast with Santa
December 16, 2018
Voice of America MetroPark at 7850 VOA Park Dr., West Chester, Ohio
Buffet and a photo with Santa!

Sanctuary Series – Chamber Ensemble: The Music of Christmas
December 16, 2018
230 E. High Street, Springfield, Ohio
Full Sound Chamber Group presents light holiday classics

Handel’s Messiah with The Dayton Philharmonic
December 19, 2018
Westminster Presbyterian Church at 125 N. Wilkinson Street, downtown Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the choral holiday music

An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine
December 21–23, 2018
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy listening to holiday music with this duo

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: In Concert
December 27–29, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
CIncinnati Pops are wizards at playing the music while you watch the movie!

Cirque du Soleil Crystal
December 27-30, 2018
U.S. Bank Arena in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Gymnasts and ice skaters performing along with circus acts

Happy Zoo Year
December 31, 2018
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Countdown the year and enjoy fireworks!

New Year’s Eve at Music Hall
December 31, 2018
Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the Cincinnati Pops and say good bye to 2018

Perfect North Slopes New Year’s Eve Celebration
December 31, 2018
Perfect North Slopes at 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Ski, snowboard or go tubing until midnight.

 

November Fun Things to Do throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

November things to do

It’s November and a great time to think about enjoying a local festival or event. There are many holiday boutiques this month as well as Christmas-themed events. Or, enjoy live music or a play. Redsfest is at the end of the month if you are still in baseball mode. Here is our list of 100+ events throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

Events are in order by date.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Through November 4, 2018
Aronoff Center for the Arts vat 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
The golden ticket! The candy man!

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White Christmas
November 1 – December 31, 2018
La Comedia Dinner Theatre at 765 W. Central Avenue in Springboro, Ohio
Enjoy dinner and live theater with Christmas carols and more!

Rumpelstiltskin
November 2, 2018
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
The classic tale performed by TCT on Tour with Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati

Antique Christmas
November 2, 2018 – January 6, 2019
316 Pike Street at the Taft Museum of Art in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
See antique ornaments and toys at this festive display.

Lawrenceburg’s Whiskey City Festival
November 3, 2018
Lawrenceburg Event Center at 91 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
All kinds of whiskey-style activities with master distillers, live music and more

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
November 2-3, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

Greater Cincinnati Holiday Market
November 2-4, 2018
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
350 boutiques will be tempting your pocketbook!

Hearth Warming Holidays
November 2-4, 2018
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
Shop and collect recipes to make a cookbook.

Harvest Fest
November 3, 2018
10235 Mill Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, petting zoo and Kolping Schnitzel Haus dinners

Northside Record Fair
November 3, 2018
North Church at 4222 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Thousands of records to look at and buy!

Pumpkin Chuck
November 3, 2018
221 Oxford Avenue at Stanbery Park in Mt. Washington, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your pumpkins and watch them fly!  Music and food.

Lawrenceburg Whiskey City Festival
November 3, 2018
91 Walnut St. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Enjoy whiskey, music and food! Admission fee.

The Legend of Pocahontas
November 3-4, 2018
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the legend of Pocahontas

NMRA Annual Dayton Train Show
November 3-4, 2018
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio
The National Model Railroad Association presents its 4th annual train show

St. John Fall Craft Show and Chicken Dinner
November 3-4, 2018
25743 State Route 1, Dover, Indiana
Enjoy purchasing crafts and home-baked goods. Chicken dinner on Sunday.

In Love and Warcraft
November 3–18, 2018
The Carnegie at 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, Kentucky
Gamer girl makes money writing love letters for people having relationship problems but is unprepared when she falls in love.

Cincinnati King
November 3 – December 23, 2018
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy hearing and learning about the history of King Records

All-You-Can-East Turkey Dinner and Christmas Bazaar
November 4, 2018
American Legion Auxiliary, 25329 Legion Road, NewAlsace, Indiana
Turkey dinner, raffles and a bake sale

Carnegie Hall Annual Thanksgiving Dinner
November 4, 2018
14687 Main Street, Moores Hill, Indiana
Traditional turkey dinner

Holiday Jam
November 4, 2018
Wright State University Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Start your holiday shopping!

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival
November 9–10, 2018
Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio
Enjoy acoustic and bluegrass music

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival
November 9–10, 2018
Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio
Enjoy acoustic musical groups.

Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival
November 9–10, 2018
Roberts Centre at  123 Gano Road, Wilmington, Ohio
Enjoy live acoustic groups

Annual Dayton Book Fair
November 9–11, 2018
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 1043 South Main Street in Dayton, Ohio
100,000 books (records, magazines, movies and games) will be available for purchase!

Cincinnati Coffee Festival
November 9–11, 2018
Music Hall, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Love your “Joe”? Enjoy tastings, live music and more!

Cincinnati Coffee Festival
November 9–11, 2018
1241 Elm Street at Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy samplings, music and elegant pastries. Admission fee.

Proof presented by Fairfield Footlighters
November 9–18, 2018 (various days)
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
2001 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play

Minumental
November 9 – December 7, 2018
Art Academy of Cincinnati at 1212 Jackson, Cincinnati, Ohio
Original works of art no larger than 2″x2″

Christmas Night of Lights
November 9, 2018 – January 1, 2019
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-mile car ride through Cincinnati displays and light shows

Light Up the Fair
November 9 – January 5, 2019
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild Road in Burlington, Kentucky
Mile-long drive of twinkling lights that sync up to music

Big Beers Barley Wines Beer Fest
November 10, 2018
500 Belmont Park North at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Dayton, Ohio
Premium boutique beer festival.

Holiday Art & Craft Show
November 10, 2018
Kettering Recreation Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
80+ vendors!

St. Lawrence Athletic Turkey Delite
November 10, 2018
St. Lawrence at 3680 Warsaw Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Games and more!

St. Martin of Tours Martinfest
November 10, 2018
3720 St. Martin Place in Cheviot in Cincinnati,  Ohio
Raffles, catered dinner and more.

Thanksgiving on the Ohio Frontier
November 10, 2018
Shawnee Lookout at 2008 Lawrenceburg Road, North Bend, Ohio
Reenactment of frontier day

A Crystal Holiday at Krohn Conservatory
November 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Krohn Conservatory at 1501 Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
Replicas of famous Cincinnati landmarks, trains, evergreens, poinsettias and more!

Holiday Traditions @BCM (Toy Trains)
November 10, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Behringer-Crawford Museum in Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy all of the choo choos!

26th Annual Blue Ash Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 2018
4343 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, Ohio
Veterans will be honored at the Blue Ash Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park followed by a lunch

Sanctuary Series – Trill Seeker Flute Choir
November 11, 2018
230 E. High Street, Springfield, Ohio
Flute ensemble with musicians from UD and SW Ohio

Veterans Day Program
November 11, 2018
Florence Government Center
Paying tribute to those who have served

Union Terminal’s Homecoming Week
November 11-17, 2018
Union Terminal at 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohi
Many events and a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Art on Vine at Rhinegeist
November 11, 2018 (+December 16, 2018)
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy art and homemade goods from 70+ local artists

Christmas at EnterTRAINment Junction
November 11 – December 31, 2018
7379 Squire Court in West Chester, Ohio
Enjoy holiday trains! Entrance fee.

Holiday Toy Trains
November 10, 2018 – January 13, 2019
Behringer-Crawford Museum at 1600 Montague Road,  Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy all of the choo choos!

A Crystal Holiday at Krohn Conservatory
November 10, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Krohn Conservatory in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the holiday by visiting Krohn Conservatory

Walk+ Wine at Sharon Woods
November 15, 2018
Sharon Woods at 11450 Lebanon Rd., Sharonville, Ohio
See the holiday light early! Then taste some local wines.

The Turn of the Screw
November 15–18, 2018
Patricia Corbett Theatre, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
A mystery with ghosts and foreboding

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
November 16–18, 2018
The Schuster Center at 1 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, Ohio
A TV classic now on stage!

Christmas in Historic Springboro Festival
November 16–18, 2018
Springboro, Ohio
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is winging loud for all to hear!
Shops, see Santa and more!

Christmas in Historic Springboro Festival
November 16–18, 2018
Springboro, Ohio
Enjoy a parade, entertainment, 5k run, crafts and more!

Christkindlmarkt
November 16–18, 2018 
Germania Society of Cincinnati at 3529 W. Kemper Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Heated tents with German music, children’s lantern parade, petting zoo, German food and drinks as well as German ornaments available for purchase.

Sugarplum Festival of Trees
November 16–19, 2018
Dayton Mason Center at 525 W Riverview Ave, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy viewing and bidding on fabulously decorated trees

A Small Fire
November 16 – December 1, 2018
Falcon Theatre at 636 Monmouth Street, Newport, Kentucky
Engaging play about devotion during trying times

Twelfth Night
November 16 – December 2, 2018
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company at 1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Twists and turns in this Shakespearean play

The Christmas Ranch
November 16 – December 23, 2018
Morrow, Ohio
One million holiday lights that are synced to music.

North Pole Express
November 16 – December 29, 2018 (various days)
Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad at 127 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio
Santa will visit the kids on the train ride.

Holiday Lights at Sharon Woods
November 16 – December 31, 2018
Route 42 Sharon Woods in Sharonville, Ohio (Cincinnati)
Outdoor Christmas lights display to enjoy while driving through Sharon Woods

Holiday Lights on the Hill
November 16, 2018 – January 1, 2019
1763 Ohio 128 (Hamilton-Cleves Road) at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park in Hamilton, Ohio
Two-mile round trip drive-through light display

6th Annual Sunman Celebrates the Season
November 17, 2018
Sunman Legion Post 337, 412 Eastern Avenue, Sunman, Indiana
Parade ends at the Legion Post. See Santa and Mrs. Claus

Victory of Light Psychic Festival
November 17–18, 2018
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville (Cincinnati), Ohio
Readings, vendors and seminars – it’s all psychic!

PNC Festival of Lights
November 17 – January 1, 2018
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a winter wonderland of 3 million LED lights

Holiday Junction Featuring the Duke Energy Holiday Trains
November 17, 2018 – January 6, 2019
Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal at 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
9,000sf of trains with displays of Cincinnati from the 1900s – 1930s

St. Boniface Thanksgiving Festival Northside
December 18, 2018
4305 Pitts Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy turkey or roast beef!

A Taste of Lebanon Mediterranean Food Festival
November 18, 2018
St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Catholic Church at 2530 Victory Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy a Middle Eastern experience!

St. Anthony of Padua Maronite Church Taste of Lebanon
November 18, 2018
2530 Victory Parkway in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy all kinds of Lebanese culture: kibbee, spinach pies. tabouli. falafel and  pastries!

LM&M Railroad North Pole Express
November 18 – December 30, 2018 (various dates)
127 S. Mechanic St. at the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad in Lebanon, Ohio
Nine-mile round-trip train ride with Santa and cocoa

Light up the Levee Grand Illumination
November 20, 2018
Newport at the Levee in Newport, Kentucky
Holiday music, treats, Santa, ice sculpting and more. 1.4 million lights to enjoy.

Victorian Christmas
November 20 – December 30, 2018 (closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Day)
Hillforest Victorian House Museum at 213 Fifth Street in Aurora, Indiana
Step back into time and see Christmas as it was celebrated years ago.

Family Movie Night
November 21, 2018
Mess Hall at Tower Park, Ft. Thomas, Kentucky
Free movie. Concessions for sale

A Christmas Carol
November 21, 2018 – December 29, 2018
926 Mount Adams Circle at Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
Bah! Humbug!

Thanksgiving Day 10k Run and Walk
November 22, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The 108th year for this annual event. Run/walk and then go home to gobble down!\

Price Hill Thanksgiving Parade
November 22, 2018
Ferguson Road/Glenway Avenue to Warsaw Avenue to St. Lawrence Parish Center in Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Two-mile parade with a grand marshal, king and queen!

Light Up Middletown
November 22 – December 23, 2018
500 Tytus Avenue at Smith Park in Middletown, Ohio
Drive-through light display!

Dayton Holiday Festival
November 23, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Children’s parade, tree lighting on Courthouse Square and more.

Dayton Holiday Festival
November 23, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the Grande Illumination and children’s parade. Live entertainment and reindeer!

Grand Illumination
November 23, 2018
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Artisan fair with carriage rides, music and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck as well as the Christmas tree lighting

Chocolate Tasting and Full Moon Hike
November 23, 2018
Glen Helen Nature Preserve, 405 Corry St., Yellow Springs, Ohio
Bring your fave chocolate to share!

Macy’s Light Up the Square
November 23, 2018
Fountain Square at Fifth and Vine Streets, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, food trucks and lighting of the tree!

Ale! to the Queen City
November  23–24, 2018
Mehring Way between Elm and the Roebling Bridge
Enjoy craft brews from local breweries and live entertainment

Arctic Blast
November 23–24, 2018
Carol Ann’s Carousel at 8 W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio
Learn all about penguins. Crafts add giveaways!

Cincideutsch Christlindlmarkt –First Weekend
November 23-25, 2018
Fountain Square at 520 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy German spiced wine, baked goods and handcrafted items.

Winterfair
November 23–25, 2018
Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy viewing the work of over 250 artisans.

Hometown for the Holidays
November 23–25, 2018
Main Street (US 50) in historic Milford, Ohio
Carriage rides, Victorian Carolers, free antique fire engine rides

Woodland Lights at Countryside Park
November 23 – December 2, 2018 (Weekends)
December 7–23, 2018 (Nightly)
Washington Township, Ohio
Walk through a half-mile wonderland of Christmas lights.

Festival of Trees
November 23 – December 24, 2018
123 Mill Street in Madison, Indiana
More than 100 trees are decorated for viewing!

Christmas Town
November 23 – December 30, 2018
Creation Museum at 2800 Bullittsburg Church Road, Petersburg, Kentucky
Live nativity and light display

ChristmasTime at the Ark
November 23 – December 30, 2018

Art Encounter at Ark Encounter Drive, Williamstown, Kentucky
Projection show and other activities

Winterfest
November 23, 2018 – December 30, 2018
Kings Island in Mason, Ohio
Nine winter wonderlands featuring holiday lights, ice skating, rides and seasonal costumed characters

Water Wonderland with Scuba Santa
November 23 – December 31, 2018
1 Aquarium Way at Newport Aquarium in Newport, Kentucky
Visit underwater Santa!

Clifton Mill Christmas Lights
November 23, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Clifton Mill at 75 Water Street in Clifton, Ohio
3.5 million Christmas lights throughout the mill, riverbanks and bridges

Whispering Christmas
November 23 – December 31, 2018
Fort St. Clair Park at 135 Camden Road, Eaton, Ohio
Drive-thru lights display with 2 million lights

Englewood Holiday Celebration
November 24, 2018
333 W. National Road, Englewood, Ohio
Enjoy a holiday open house with live music, a visit from Santa and cookies

Hometown HolidDazzle Illuminated Parade and Festival
November 24, 2018
Wilmington, Ohio
All kind of wonderful holiday wonderfulness

Hometown HoliDazzle Illuminated Parade and Festival
November 24, 2018
Wilmington, Ohio
Enjoy the parade, crafts, train ride, carnival and more!

Macy’s Downtown Dazzle
November 24, 2018 (+December 1 and 8, 2018)
Downtown Cincinnati
See Santa rappel down Huntington Bank Center, fire works and free rides on the Cincinnati Bell Connector.

Train Rides at Carillon Park Railroad
November 24, 2018 (+December 8, 2018)
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Take a ride on a miniature train!

Westside Holiday Market
November 24, 2018
WestSide Market at 3719 Harrison Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Caroling, Santa and bonfires! Local food trucks.

Shandon Christmas in the Country
November 24–25, 2018
St. Aloysius, Shandon, Ohio
Welsh cakes, crafts, antiques, Santa, carriage rides and more!

Susan Swayne and the Bewildered Bride 
November 24 – December 16, 2018
Know Theatre of Cincinnati at 1120 Jackson Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A  play set in the Victorian era with double crosses

Tree Lighting – Edgewood, Kentucky
November 25, 2018
City Building, Edgewood, Kentucky
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there – refreshments, too!

Hollywood Series at the Air Force Museum Theatre
November 25, 2018 (+December 10, 2018)
Air Force Museum Theatre at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy a favorite film on a very large (six-story tall) screen

Riverscape Ice Skating
November 25, 2018 – February 28, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Outdoor ice rank at Riverscape MetroPark.

Miracle on Main Street
November 25 – December 16, 2018 (Weekends)
Downtown Aurora, Indiana
Santa arrives on November 25 and the Christmas tree will be lit along with a parade. Other weekends enjoy the Dickens Villages.

Here Come The Clydesdales
November 28, 2018
The Party Source at 95 Riviera Dr., Bellevue, Kentucky
Ten Clydesdales from St. Louis will be on display!

Christmas Tree Festival
November 28 – December 2, 2018
Lima, Ohio
See almost 100 Christmas trees decked out for the holiday!

A Carillon Christmas
November 28 – December 30, 2018
1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton, Ohio
Thousands of lights, live music and more!

Alice in Wonderland
November 28 -– December 30, 2018
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Watch the tea party and Queen of Hearts – and Alice!

Swan Lake
November 29, 2018
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa and their 55 ballet professional

International Fair Trade Sale
November 29 – December 1, 2018
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at US 50, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Hand-crafted gifts from around the world

A Christmas Story
November 29 – December 23, 2018
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts at 4990 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out! A classic live performance!

Batesville 9th Annual Tree Light Celebration
November 30, 2018
S. Main Street and W. George Street, Batesville, Indiana
Shop Santa’s Village, take a carriage ride and enjoy live choirs. St. Nick will make an appearance.

Redsfest
November 30 – December 1, 2018
Duke Energy Convention Center at 525 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Meet current and former Reds’ players, purchase memorabilia and lot of games

Christkindlmarkt
November 30 – December 2, 2018
Hamilton Courtyard Marriott at One Riverfront Plaza, Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy German food, beer and Christmas items.

Christmas in the Village
November 30 – December 2, 2018
Waynesville, Ohio
Santa arrives daily. Horse-drawn carriage rides, carolers, shopping and more!

MVBT presents The Nutcracker
November 30 –December  9, 2018 (various dates)
Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy this classic holiday ballet!

Mr. Popper’s Penguins
November 30 – December 16, 2018 (various dates)
Town Hall Theatre at 27 North Main Street, Centerville, Ohio
A family holiday musical!

 

 

 

October 2018 Things to Do in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Ohio

 

October Festivals and Fun Things To DoOctober is here and there are so many fun things to do throughout our local communities. There are quite a few festivals this month – with themes such as: chocolate, pumpkins, sunflowers, wool and more. And don’t forget about Halloween – enjoy a spooky night hike, costume parade and even a zombie fest. Take a look at our list of 100+ events in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. (Interested in visiting a Haunted House? Look at our local list here.)

Events in order by date.

Halloween Hunt
September 21 – October 27, 2018
Kings Island at 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio
Evil creatures to scare you! And enjoy the rides.

Scarecrow Row
September 29 – October 14, 2018
Otto Armleder Memorial Park and Recreation Complex
5057 Wooster Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
View lots of scarecrows!

The Great Pumpkin Fest
September 29 – October 28, 2019
6200 Kings Island Drive, Kings Island, Mason, Ohio
No tricks – just treats.

Ohio Renaissance Festival
Through October 28, 2018 (Weekends)
10542 E. State Route 73 in Waynesville, Ohio
Ladies and knights – enjoy going back into time and enjoy the Elizabethan era!

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Health Expo ’18 
October 2, 2018
Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Art Center at 275 South Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio
Free interactive wellness fair

Aurora Farmer’s Fair
October 3-6, 2018
Aurora, Indiana
Parade, rides, exhibits and food!

NKY Bourbon Festival
October 4, 2018
Hilton Cincinnati Airport at 7373 Turfway Road, Florence, Kentucky
Unlimited food samples and four tastings of bourbon!

Levitt Pavilion Concerts
October 4-7, 2018
134 S. Main Street, Dayton Ohio
Free concerts in downtown Dayton, Ohio!

The Government Inspector
October 4-7, 2018
Patricia Corbett Theatre, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Russian classic play

The Sleepy Hollow Experience at Haunted Mountain
October 4-31, 2018 (Thursdays – Sundays)
Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheatre at 5968 Marietta Road, Chillicothe, Ohio
A theatrical nightmare!

12th Annual Ertel Cellars Winery Festival
October 5, 2018
3794 East County Road, 1110 North Batesville, Indiana
Live entertainment under a big-top tent with wine tasting, food and pumpkins! There will be wagon rides and crafts for the kids.

Champaign County Balloon Fest
October 5-6, 2018
1631 N. Main Street at Grimes Field, Urbana, Ohio
Music, food, balloon launch and glow

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
October 5-6, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

CliftonFest Art and Music Festival
October 5-6, 2018
Ludlow and Clifton Avenues in Clifton, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live art drawings on the sidewalks, live music and more!

St Leon Oktoberfest
October 5-6, 2018
St. Joseph American Legion Post 464 at 28866 Post 464 Road, Brookville, Indian
German music, beer, food and games. Pork chop dinner on Saturday evening.

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest
October 5-7, 2018
4290 Dry Ridge Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy all that is German!

Heritage of Flight Festival and Parade
October 5-7, 2018
Along Main Street in New Carlisle, Ohio
Live entertainment, pancake breakfast, parade of planes and more!

The Kentucky Wool Festival
October 5-7, 2018
Falmouth, Kentucky
Entertainment, food, sheep shearing and herding and more!

Metamora Canal Days Festival
October 5-7, 2018
Downtown Metamora, Indiana
Enjoy food, live music and booths with arts, antiques and handmade items.

Rhythm Brew Art and Music Fest
October 5-7, 2018
629 York Street in Newport, Kentucky
Music, art, food and shopping!

The Farm at Walnut Creek Fall Festival
October 5-6 and 8, 2018
4147 County Road 114, Sugarcreek, Ohio
Enjoy all of the animals!

Apple Cider and Pumpkin Celebration
October 6, 2018
Hidden Valley Orchards at 5474 North SR 48, Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy a pumpkin day!

Chocolate Festival
October 6, 2018
Montgomery County Fairgrounds at 645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio
Lots of chocolate plus games and activities for the kids

CliftonFest Arts & Music Festival
October 6, 2018
Ludlow and Clifton Avenues in Clifton in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live art drawings on the sidewalks. live music, artisan vendors, food and more!

Dayton Pagan Pride Day
October 6, 2018
Eastwood Metropark at 1442 Harshman Road in Dayton, Ohio
Learn about pagan spiritualism.

Friendship Music Festival – Bluegrass in the Valley
October 6, 2018
Old Mill Campground at 7249 1st Street in Friendship, Indiana
Enjoy local Bluegrass bands along with some great food!

Gold Star Chili Fest
October 6, 2018
The Cincinnati Fire Museum at 315 W. Court St., downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Back after 14 years – a chili cook-off that you will not want to miss!

Miamisburg Fall Festival
October 6, 2018
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue, Miamisburg, Ohio
Games, crafts, petting zoos, pumpkin patch and carnival rides!

October Fest
October 6, 2018
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
Spooktacular time! Hay rides, costume contests!

Ready, Set, Glow
October 6, 2018
Charles Lathrem Senior Center at 29000 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Glow-in-the-dark games, scavenger hunt and more. Registration required

SuburbiCon Comic Creator Expo
October 6, 2018
Trent Arena Lobby at 3301 Shroyer Road, Kettering, Ohio
Meet 20 comic creators!

Wyoming Fall Festival
October 6, 2018
Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming (Cincinnati), Ohio
Enjoy vendor booths, food, art and more!

Apple Butter Festival
October 6-7, 2018
6924 Brown Road at Hueston Woods State Park Pioneer Farm in Oxford, Ohio
Learn all about farm life in the 19th century.

Jungle Jim’s Weekend of Fire
October 6-7, 2018
Jungle Jim’s International Market at 5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Ohio
Sample hot, spicy foods!

Ohio Cider Fest
October  6-7, 2018
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy cider and all kinds of autumn things

Sunflower Festival
October 6-7, 2018
Gorman Heritage Farm at 10052 Reading Road in Evendale, (Cincinnati) Ohio
Sunflower maze, food trucks, pumpkins and sunflowers! Admission fee.

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience
October 6-7, 2018
Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio
Try a course and enjoy BMX demonstrations. Live music. Dog activities, too!

Wilmington Ohio Doll and Bear Show
October 6-7, 2018
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Road, Wilmington, Ohio
Vintage, modern and collectible dolls and bears to view and purchase

Young’s Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival
October 6-7, 2018
Yellow Spring, Ohio
View 800-pound pumpkins, taste pumpkin donut holes and enjoy pumpkin bowling.

Fall-O-Ween
October 6-7, 13-14,20-21, 2018
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Rides, shows, trick-or-treat trail. hayride, petting zoo and more!

HallZOOween
October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, 2018
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden at 3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Trick-or-treat with the animals and more!

Horse Drawn Hay Wagon Rides at Greystone Farm
October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, 2018
15412 Wilson Creek Rd., Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Ride through a cornfield to the pumpkin patch

Superman
October 6-14, 2018
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s Superman!

Fall-O-Ween Festival
October 6-21, 2018 (Weekends)
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Trick-or-treat trail, hayride and pumpkin launch

Hyde Park Square Art Show
October 7, 2018
Hyde Park Square at Edwards Road and Erie Avenue.
It’s the 52nd year for this show and has 200+ artists showcasing their talents.

Tri-State Antique Market
October 7, 2018
US Route 50 at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage market

Bradford Pumpkin Show
October 9-13, 2018
Bradford, Ohio
Decorating contest, parade, rides, crafts and more!

Haunted Hall – Cincinnati Pops
October 10-12, 2018
Music Hall  at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Pops will be playing spooky music!

Disney on Ice – Frozen
October 11-14, 2018
The Nutter Center at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Elsa, Anna, Olaf, Kristoff and Sven!

Moonlite Gardens Dance Party
October 12, 2018
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dance to live music!

30th Annual Navy Bean Festival
October 12-13, 2018 
Rising Sun, Indiana
Enjoy KidZone activities,, shows and entertainment while enjoying Navy Bean Soup and cornbread

Old Post Office Flea Market
October 12-13, 2018
Lebanon Conference & Banquet Center, 121 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Lots and lots of great stuff!

CinCityCon
October 12-14, 2018
Sharonville Convention Center at 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, Ohio
Tabletop gaming convention!

Operation Pumpkin
October 12-14, 2018
High Street in Hamilton, Ohio
Pumpkin weigh off, carved pumpkin contests, annual L’il Miss Punkin contest an a Puppy Parade.

St. Nicholas
October 12-27, 2018
Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
World of vampires – a haunting tale.

Charlotte’s Web
October 13, 2018
Memorial Hall at 1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Theatreworks’ production of E.B. White’s story about a pig and a spider.

Downtown Tour of Living
October 13, 2018
Downtown and Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
View over 12 buildings in downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine

Fall Fest at Snyder Park
October 13, 2018 
Snyder Park in Springfield, Ohio
Games, arts and crafts and lots of great food!

The Great Pumpkin Fest
October 13, 2018
Keehner Park at 7211 Barret Road, West Chester, Ohio
Puppet show, costume contest, petting zoos and a not-scary haunted trail

Lebanon Oktoberfest
October 13, 2018
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
German everything!

Local Eats, Treats, & Keeps Fair
October 13, 2018
Kettering Recreation Complex at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Food, decor, clothing and more – all locally sourced

Pioneer Harvest Fest
October 13, 2018
349 South Broadway in Trotwood, Ohio
Hayrides, corn-husking contest, roasted hot dogs, antique farm equipment and more.

Yellow Springs Street Fair
October 13, 2018
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Street performers, crafts, gifts, food and more from 200+ vendors

Apple Butter Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Downtown near Enon Primary School, Enon, Ohio
Food, music and crafts

Beer Wine Food Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Wyoming (Cincinnati), Ohio
Entertainment, chalk art sidewalk painting ,food and drink!

Cincinnati Celtic Fest
October 13-14, 2018
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash (Cincinnati), Ohio
Enjoy everything Irish! Live entertainment, games, food and more!

Fairborn Fall Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Community Park at 691 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn, Ohio
Celebrate fall!

Sauerkraut Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
This annual festival celebrates everything sauerkraut. Enjoy all kinds of sauerkraut foods from ice cream to fudge to pizza. 450 vetted vendors.

Turning of the Leaves Festival
October 13-14, 2018
Augusta, Kentucky
Visit Augusta while the leaves are looking their best! Enjoy food, entertainment and more!

2017 Fall Parade of Homes
October 13-14, 20-21, 2018
21 homes throughout Dayton, Ohio
The Home Builders Association of Dayton presents some new homes to tour!

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
October 13 – November 10, 2018
Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park at 962 Mt. Adams Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
The sequel to Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice

Oakwood Family Fall Festival
October 14, 2018
Shafor Park at Collingwood Ave. and Shafor Blvd., Oakwood, Ohio
Games, food, hayrides, pumpkin painting and more!

Paint-A-Palooza
October 14, 2018
Kettering Recreation Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Kids will enjoy extreme paint games! Registration required

Vinoklet Winery Fall Festival
October 14, 2018
Vinkolet Winery at 11069 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, craft vendors, food and wine

Oakwood Family Fall Festival
October 14, 2018
Shafor Park (Collingwood Avenue and Shafor Boulevard) in Oakwood, Ohio
Games, food, hayrides and pumpkin painting! There will also be a costume parade.

Andrea Bocelli
October 19, 2018
U.S. Bank Arena, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra joins Andrea on stage!

A Night of Historical Haunting
October 19, 2018
George Rogers Clark Park at 930 S. Tecumseh Road, Springfield, Ohio
Haunted surprises at the Hertzler House. Enjoy a hayride, too.

Signs and Songs
October 19, 2018
American Sign Museum at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert fee

Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally
October 19, 2018
700 E. 4th Street, Dayton, Ohio
Dinner trucks, dessert trucks and local craft beers! Live entertainment.

Magic Forest Halloween Hikes
October 19 and 20, 2018
Caldwell Nature Preserve at 430 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Reservations required – walk a pumpkin-lit trail and meet nature characters

Guys and Dolls
October 19, 21, 26-27, 2018
Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
Gangsters and gamblers and music!

Halloween Festival
October 20, 2018
Spencer Shank Park, Amelia, Ohio
Lots of fun at this annual festival!

City Flea
October 20, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Find a treasure here!

DogFest Walk ‘n Roll Cincinnati
October 20, 2018
Voice of America MetroPark at 7850 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Bring your pooch for a day of fun!

Northern Kentucky Wine Festival
October 20, 2018
MainStrasse Village, Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy sipping wine!

Pug Fair
October 20, 2018
Red Dog Park at 5081 Madison Road, Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
Pug play date!

Dayton German Club Oktoberfest
October 20, 2018
Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy everything German!

Howl-O-Ween in the Woods
October 20, 2018
Caldwell Nature Center at 430 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dress up your pooch! Meet pet specialists and fill up a goody bag. Registration required.

Pleasant Ridge Tour of Homes
October 20, 2018
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ, 6120 Ridge Rd., Pleasant Ridge, Cincinnati, Ohio
Self-guided tour of nine homes

Rare Beer Fest
October 20, 2018
Rhinegeist Brewery at 1910 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
The festival honors the extraordinary and unexpected brews

Trunk ‘R Treat Fall Festival 
October 20, 2018
Beech Acres Park in Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Classic car show, music, games and candy for the kids!

Zombie Ball 
October 20, 2018
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum at 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio
Dress like the undead!

The Heart of Don Quixote
October 20-21, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the -Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Minges and Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
October 20-21, 2018
6007 Kilby Road in Harrison, Ohio
Learn about agriculture and enjoy pumpkins.

Pioneer Village Harvest Festival
October 20-21, 2018
3999 Pioneer Village Road in Waynesville, Ohio
Learn how the pioneers prepare for winter.

Springfield Antique Show
October 20-21, 2018
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy viewing and buying vintage and antique things!

Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
October 20-21, 2018
6007 Kilby Road, Harrison, Ohio
Live music,  arts and crafts exhibitors, activities for the kids

Art on Vine 
October 21, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Look at the talent of over 70 artisans

Burlington Antique Show
October 21, 2018
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idelwild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Find a special treasure!

Fall Food Fest
October 21, 2018
Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Pumpkin painting, cooking demonstration, live music and more!

Spooky Sunday 
October 21, 2018
Presidents Park in Edgewood, Kentucky
Fun for the kids!

Witches & Wizards Ball
October 21, 2018
Charles Lathrem Senior Center at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Kids will create a magic wand and cast a spell! Registration required

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
October 23 – November 4, 2018
Aronoff Center for the Arts at 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
The Candy Man can!

Aurora Ghost Walk
October 25, 2018
St. Mary’s at 203 Fourth Street and Hillforest Victorian House Museum at 213 Fifth Street, Aurora, Indiana
Tour Aurora after dark!

The Wizard of Oz
October 25  – November 18, 2018
Covedale Center for the Performing Arts at 4990 Glenway Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Follow the yellow brick road to Oz!

The Cincy Brass Halloween Costume Party
October 26, 2018
The Woodward Theater at 1404 Main Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dress up!

Halloween Party & Dance
October 26, 2018
American Czechoslovakian Club at 922 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio
American Czechoslovakian Club Halloween Party

Boo Dell! 
October 27, 2018
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens, 6220 Old LaGrange Road, Crestwood, Kentucky
Kids can trick or treat, hayrides, straw maze and Mr. Magic

The Great Pumpkin Run
October 27, 2018
Boonybrook Farms at 3779 Ohio 132, Clarksville, Ohio
3.1miles farm with apple cider to enjoy at the end of this race

Halloween Walk in the Woods
October 27, 2018
Blue Ash Nature Park at 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy visits from animals along with a magic show and crafts

Hauntfest on Fifth 2018
October 27, 2018
Oregon District, downtown Dayton, Ohio

Hometown Halloween
October 27, 2018
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Costume contest, parade and trick or treating!

Halloween Walk in the Woods
October 27, 2018
Blue Ash Nature Park at 4433 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, Ohio
Wear your costume!

Ohio Country Antique Show
October 27, 2018
Roberts Centre at 123 Gano Road, Wilmington, Ohio
Look at great old stuff at this show

Wag-O-Ween
October 27, 2018
Kettering Recreation Complex at 2900 Glengarry Drive, Kettering, Ohio
Trick-or-treat with your pooch!

Zombie Run 5K
October 27, 2018
Wright State University at 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, Ohio
Run or walk away from zombies!

Train Rides at Carillon Park Railroad
October 27, 2018 (+November 24 and December 8, 2018)
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Take a ride on a miniature train!

Zombie Fest
October 27-28, 2018
3800 Main Street in Moraine, Ohio
Kids activities, hayrides, not-so-scary Halloween House, teen dance and more!

Fall Fest Weekend
October 27-28, 2018
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street,  in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Entertainment, baked goods, pumpkin patch, face painting and more

Park Hills Pumpkin Parade
October 28, 2018
Trolley Park in Park Hills, Kentucky
Costume parade for kids starts on Park Drive near Devou Park

The Halloween Candy Run
October 28, 2018
Old Scratch Pizza & Beer: 812 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton, Ohio
Run and enjoy candy, costume contest and more!

Spooktacular 
October 28, 2018
Harrison, Ohio
hay rides, free games, and a costume parade

Hollywood Series at the Air Force Museum Theatre
October 28, 2018 (+November 25 and December 10, 2018)
Air Force Museum Theatre at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy a favorite film on a very large (six-story tall) screen

Champion City Comic Con
October 29, 2018
383 East Leffel (Quality Inn Conference Center), Springfield, Ohio
Sell, trade and enjoy comics!

Aurora Halloween Parade and Costume Contest
October 30, 2018
Downtown Aurora, Indiana
Enjoy the costumes!

Halloween Night Out
October 30, 2018
Florence Government Center, Florence, Kentucky
Enjoy lots of treats!

Spooky Tunes with The Spine Tingling Mighty Wurlitzer
October 30, 2018
Music Hall, 312 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Spooky tunes and tours of Music Hall!

Wake the Dead Bash with The Spine Tingling Mighty Wurlitzer
October 31, 2018
Music Hall, 312 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Spooky tunes and tours of Music Hall!

 

Local Haunted Houses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and Dayton 2018

Local Haunted HousesLove to scream? Go to a local haunted house in October! Here is our list of regional haunted houses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and Dayton for 2018:

Northern Kentucky

The Farm House
 (Benton Farms)
11896 Old Lexington Pike in Walton
This 1901 house is a documented haunted house!

The Mayhem Mansion
13966 DeCoursey Pike, Morning View, Kentucky 41063
A very spooky home. Come if you dare.

Sandylandacres Haunted Hayride and Farmers Revenge
4172 Belleview Road, Petersburg
Voted best haunted hayride!

USS Nightmare
101 Riverboat Row in Northern Kentucky
The 30-minute tour on a steamboat has two very scary levels

Southeastern Indiana

Fear Factory Haunted House

7  S. Eastern Ave in Batesville, Indiana
This house was rated #5 in Indiana! Their website has lots of scary pics so be prepared to be frightened! This house benefits the Cierra’s Club.

Haunted House Lost Soul Asylum
Aurora Fireplace at 5950 Dutch Hollow Road in Aurora, Indiana
October 9-31, 2017 (Fridays and Saturdays)

Horror Hike Haunted Trail
1415 E. Eads Parkway, Lawrenceburg
Half-mile hike that will make you scream!

Cincinnati

Dent Schoolhouse

5963 Harrison Avenue (45248)
Promoted as Cincinnati’s scariest haunted house! The site has been known to be haunted. (Their website is pretty scary!

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

Haunted Village
Heritage Village Museum at Sharon Woods, Cincinnati, Ohio
Family-friendly, slight-fright event!

Highway 50 Fright Field
11294 Highway 50, North Bend, Ohio
Travel a haunted trail into haunted woods and back…

Land of Illusion
8762 Thomas Road in Middletown, Ohio
This haunted scream park has 4 haunted houses and 1 trail.

Mt. Healthy Haunted Hall
7700 Seward Avenue (45231)
House, 5 tents, a back yard and a giant vortex. This is the oldest continuously running haunted attraction in the area!

Zipping from Zombies
Camp Kern at 5291 State Route 360, Oregonia
Escape the undead below!

Dayton

Brimstone Haunted Hayride
September 28 – October 27, 2018
472 Brimstone Rd, Wilmington, Ohio
Hayride and forgotten forest

Horror Acres
6995 Springfield Jamestown Rd in Springfield
This haunted attraction has won a lot of “best of’s”…Best Queue Line Entertainer, Best Freddy Krueger, etc…

Lewisburg Haunted Cave
4392 Swishers Mill Road, Lewisburg, Ohio
Be prepared to get scared 80 feet below the ground in a limestone cave!

Wilmington Haunted Hollow Ride
1261 W. Dalton Road in Wilmington
Enjoy (??) a haunted bus ride through a forest of monsters and more. And there’s more: nightmare penitentiary, slaughter hotel and terror in the corn!

If haunted houses are not your thing, take a look at homes in the area for sale!

Sibcy Cline’s Kenwood Office Donates Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) Station to McDonald Commons Park in Madeira

AED Presentation for McDonalds Common Park in MadeiraSibcy Cline Kenwood’s real estate agents donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) station to the McDonald Commons Park in Madeira. This AED will be available for public use.

Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam, Vice President/Sales Manager of the Kenwood office, says, “If a person has a sudden cardiac arrest, this AED will double the chance of that person’s survival. Cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the United States. It can happen at any time to anyone. By installing the AED at the park, our hope is to give someone a chance to live.”

Adds Jennifer Lukey Shinn, Co-Vice President/Sales Manager, “Our 90 agents feel it is really important to support our nearby communities and hope this donation will give Madeira residents peace of mind.”

NancySpencer Vice Mayor Madeira

At the AED dedication ceremony, Nancy Spencer, Madeira Vice Mayor reported the McDonald Commons Park is a very active place from morning until dusk. Many residents use the park for morning walks or runs followed by play-group sessions, sports practice as well as pickle-ball and baseball games. Hopefully the new AED will not need to be used, but is there to save lives just in case.

Steve Shaw Madeira Chamber of Commerce PresidentSteve Shaw, Madeira Chamber of Commerce president also welcomed the new AED system.

Mark Johnson Director Christ Hospital Heart Restart ProjectMark Johnson, Director of the Christ Hospital Heart Restart Project shared CPR tips as well as advice on using the AED. As a former 30-year firefighter, he expressed the importance of having the device nearby in case of a heart emergency.

Sibcy Cline Kenwood has a yearly philanthropic program raising funds to support local organizations and charities. This year they felt “Realtors with Heart” was an opportunity to contribute to the greater community. The Sibcy Cline Kenwood agents have donated over $160,000 locally since the inception of their charity fundraising in 2007.

Madeira Community AED at McDonal Commons Park

Laurie Nippert Leonard and Stephanie Sudbrack-Busam

This donation was in conjunction with “Realtors with Heart“, a Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors® program that promotes community heart safety.  Headed up by Laurie Nippert Leonard, this group has trained over 2,100 people on how to use an AED as well as donated many of these life-saving devices to the community including: The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Fountain Square, Findlay Market, Krohn Conservatory, Carol Ann’s Carousel, Turner Farm, Gorman Heritage Farm, Washington Park parking garage and the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Those interested in AED training should contact Realtors with Heart.

September 2018 Fun Things To Do in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

September Local Events
It’s September and loads of local fun things to do. Enjoy a festival, concert, arts fair or antique festival this month. Whether you are from Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana or Dayton, Ohio – we have a list of over 125 events throughout the region this month!

Events in order by date.

Heritage Days
August 31 – September 2, 2018
Augusta, Kentucky
Traditional games, trolley tours and a famous frog-jumping contest

Jesus Christ Superstar 
Through September 9, 2018
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at  801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
A rock musical from the 70’s.

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F&M’S River Blast
September 1, 2018
Riverfront Park at 53 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio
Live music, entertainment, play zone and fireworks!

Holtkamp Wine and Fireworks Festival
September 1, 2018
Holtkamp Winery at 10868 Woliung Road, Sunman, Indiana
Celebrating the end of summer with wine, local food, live music and fireworks. Fee.

Potter in the Park
September 1, 2018
Kathryn Stagge-Marr Park at 6662 Goshen Road, Goshen, Ohio
Enjoy the magic of wizardry! Costume contests, magic shows and more!

Shakespeare in the Park
September 1, 2018
Montgomery Park at 10105 Montgomery Road, Montgomery (Cincinnati), Ohio
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Fair at New Boston
September 1-2, 2018
George Rogers Clark Park, Springfield, Ohio
History comes alive!

St. John the Evangelist Church Homecoming Festival
September 1-2, 2018
11319 Van Buren Street, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Live music, fames, famous mock turtle soup and more!

St. Margaret Mary Church Labor Day Weekend Festival
September 1-2, 2018
1830 W. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Game booths and chicken dinner on Sunday

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 1 – October 28, 2018 (Weekends)
10542 E. State Route 73 in Waynesville, Ohio
Ladies and knights – enjoy going back into time and enjoy the Elizabethan era!

Holiday at Home
September 1-3, 2018
Kettering, Ohio
A fun community festival to enjoy with a parade, live music, arts and crafts and food!

St. Cecilia Labor Day Festival
September 1-3, 2018
5313 Madison Pike at St. Cecilia Church in Independence, Kentucky
Food, rides and music!

Fly By Night
September 1-29, 2018
Ensemble Theatre at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Comic rock-fable musical

Art on Vine at Fountain Square
September 2, 2018
Fountain Square in downtown at Fifth and Vine Streets in Cincinnati, Ohio
70+ local artists feature the art and handmade goods

Cincinnati Hispanic Fest (Church Festival)
September 2, 2018
Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Carthage at 7700 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
Lots of delicious Hispanic food, music and culture!

Riverfest
September 2, 2018
Newport, Kentucky riverfront and along the Ohio River in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live entertainment, food and beverages. Then at dusk enjoy the best fireworks!

Dayton Reggae Festival
September 2, 2018
111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Bring a blanket. Food vendors will be onsite.

Tri-State Antique Market
September 2, 2018 (+ October 7)
US Route 50 at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage market

St. Peter Labor Day Festival
September 3, 2018
Brookville, Indiana
Country-style food (all you can eat chicken dinners), beer garden

West Chester Concert Series
September 3, 2018
Keehner Park Amphitheater  at 7211 Barrett Road, West Chester Township, Ohio
Bring a blanket or chair!

Paranormal Evening with Alice Cooper
September 4, 2018
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Music with a horror theme

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
September 6, 2018
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Live music!

Salsa on the Square
September 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live salsa bands and skilled dancers will inspire you to take to the dance floor. Enjoy food from Mazunte.

Dale Fall Festival 
September 6-8, 2018
Dale City Park in Dale, Indiana
Enjoy carnival rides, live entertainment, games and festival food!

Harvest Home Fair
September 6-9, 2018
Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road in Cheviot, Ohio
An annual westside Cincinnati tradition! Lots of food, drink and fun – it all starts \with the parade on Thursday.

Thursday Night Concert Series at Summit Park
September 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018
Summit Park at 4335 Glendale-Milford Road,  in Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy live music

53rd Annual Canaan Fall Festival
September 7-8, 2018
Town Square in Canaan in Jefferson County, Indiana
Pie-baking contest, parade, vintage tractor pull and entertainment!

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
September 7-8, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

Springboro Oktoberfest
September 7-8, 2018
Springboro United Church of Christ, 5 West Mill Street, Springboro, Ohio
Bratwurst to schnitzel! Live music, kids zone and more!

Vandalia Oktoberfest
September 7-8, 2018
Vandalia Sports Complex at 1111 Stonequarry Road, Dayton, Ohio
Live music and lots of German food

Annual Festival of the Horse
September 7-9, 2018
Downtown Georgetown, Kentucky
Enjoy exhibits, foods, arts, carnival, parade and horse show.

Clinton County Corn Festival
September 7-9, 2018
Clinton County Fair Grounds at 958 West Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio
Corn and fun! Parade, games, antique farm machinery and more!

Dayton Greek Festival
September 7-9, 2018
Annunciation Green Orthodox Church at 500 Belmonte Park North in Dayton, Ohio #opadayton
Enjoy Greek food, dance, live music and more!

MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest
September 7-9, 2018
MainStrasse Village in Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy everything in a German way

Rocktoberfest 
September 7-9, 2018
St. Barbara Church, 4042 Turkeyfoot Road,  Erlanger, Kentucky
Games, rides,  food and live music!

St. Barbara Rocktoberfest
September 7-9, 2018
4042 Turkeyfoot Road at St. Barbara Church in Erlanger, Kentucky

St, Saviour Fall Festival
September 7-9, 2018
4136 Myrtle Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food, booths and games!

St. Susanna Family Festival
September 7-9, 2018
500 Reading Road in Mason, Ohio
Games, rides, cake booth, blackjack and more!

Lawrenceburg Motocycle Speedway
September 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds at 351 E. Eads Parkway (US 50), Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Classes on short-track motorcycles and speedway bikes, ATVs and go karts

Celebrate Mt. Healthy
September 8, 2018
1541 Hill Avenue, Mt. Healthy, Cincinnati, Ohio
Games, face painting, ice cream social, live music and more!

Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival
September 8, 2018
Corner of Madison Road and Whetsel in Madisonville (Cincinnati), Ohio
Enjoy live music and incredible BBQ

Cyclops Fest
September 8, 2018
John Bryan Community Center in downtown Yellow Springs, Ohio
Independent makers, culture and food

David Shaw’s Big River Get Down
September 8, 2018
RiversEdge Park In Hamilton, Ohio
A music festival including David Shaw’s acoustical performance. Tickets required.

Festival Latino Springfield
September 8, 2018
St. Teresa Church at 1827 North Limestone Street, Springfield, Ohio

Harrison City Wide Yard Sale
September 8, 2018
Harrison Community Center, Harrison, Ohio
Search for that special treasure!

Marigold Festival
September 8, 2018
Eichelberger Amphitheater in Huber Heights, Ohio
Enjoy the blooms of fall.

Pooch Fest
September 8, 2018
Florence Senior Center at 7431 US 42, Florence, Kentucky
It’s all about the doggies!

Red Bull Soapbox Race
September 8, 2018
Eden Park in Mt. Adams in Cincinnati, Ohio
Homemade soapbox cars will compete in downhill race!

Senior Dance on Main – Oktoberfest
September 8, 2018
AuroraLions Club Building, Second and Main Streets, Aurora, Indiana
Dinner and dancing

Sunman Fall Fest
September 8, 2018
Sunman Community Park at 210 North Meridian Street in Sunman, Indiana
Homemade wine contest as well as lots of food and music as well as fireworks.

Swingtime on the River
September 8, 2018
Big bands play their tunes along the Ohio River! Fireworks, dancing and food (or bring your own picnic!)

9th Annual Northern Kentucky Music Festival
September 8, 2018
Devou Park Bandshell, Covington, Kentucky
Free, all-day music festival

5th Annual Middletown Arts Festival
September 8, 2018
Downtown Middletown, Ohio
Visual and performing arts to enjoy.

The Off Market
September 8, 2018
MadTree Brewery on Madison Road in Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
Artists, bakers and boutiques. Shop local!

Pooch Fest
September 8, 2018
Florence Seniore Center, Florence, Kentucky
It’s all about the pooches!

The Taste of India
September 8, 2018
720 Brag Salt Run Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45244
Enjoy food, dance and Indian culture

Union Township Summer Concert Series
September 8, 2018
Amphitheater at 4350 Aicholtz Road at the Union Township Civic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and snacks!

The Village of Arlington Heights Music and Craft Festival
September 8, 2018
601 Elliott Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music, food from the grill and goods from vendoes

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival
September 8-9, 2018
Dayton-Xenia Road in Beavercreek, Ohio
There will be over 200 booths with food, treats and amazing popcorn specialties!

St. Michael Fall Fest
September 8-9, 2018
Brookville, Indiana

Vinkolet Art and Wine Festival
September 8-9, 2018
Vinkolet Winery at 11069 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Wine tastings, live music, food booths and more

Italian Fall Festival
September 8-10, 2018
Bella Villa Hall at 2625 County Line Road in Kettering, Ohio
Incredible Italian food, live music, contest and lots of fun.

Friendship Flea Market
September 8-16, 2018
East SR62, Indiana (near Friendship, Indiana)
You never know what you will find among the treasures and antiques!

Old West Festival
September 8 – October 14, 2018 (Saturdays and Sundays)
1449 Greenbush Cobb Road in Williamsburg, Ohio
Experience the wild, wild west!

Arts and Crafts in the Park
September 9, 2018
Newtown Park, US 50, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Quality craft items to purchase

Centerville Summer Concert Series
September 9, 2018
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair to the amphitheater

Country Pumpkins Fall Festival
September 9 – October 31, 2018
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Enjoy pumpkins, hayrides, petting zoo, corn maze and more!

Flavor of Findlay
September 13, 2018
Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio

Concerts in the Square
September 14, 2018
St. Lawrence Square at 3650 Warsaw Avenue in Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music – bring your lawn chair!

Bands & BBQ at the Point
September 14-15, 2018
Carrollton’s Point Park in Carrollton, Kentucky
Bring your lawn chair! Fireworks and BBQ contest.

Dutch Valley Fall Festival
September 14-15 2018
Sugarcreek, Ohio
Carriage rides, animals and more.

Miamisburg Bluegrass and Artisan Festival
September 14-15, 2018
Miamisburg Riverfront Park in Miamisburg, Ohio
An annual festival featuring pottery, jewelry, woodworking and other artisan works.

Xenia Community Festival
September 14-15, 2018
334 W. Market Street in Xenia, Ohio
Enjoy the balloon glow on Friday night! Beer garden, local talent acts, rides and more.

Cincinnati Comic Expo
September 14-16, 2018
525 Race Street at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Pop culture via comics! Tickets required.

Frisch Marionettes Presents: The Wizard of Oz
September 14-16, 2018
The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati at 4015 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy this classic with the wonder of marionette

Springfield Extravaganza
September 14-16, 2018
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 South Charleston Pike in Springfield, Ohio
Antique show and flea market with 2,000+ vendors

2018 Air Force Marathon
September 15, 2018
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force at 1100 Spaatz Street, Dayton, Oiho
Run, run, run!

City Flea
September 15, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Find a treasure here!

Dillsboro Summer Concert
September 15, 2018
Corner of North and Front Streets, Dillsboro, Indiana
Tie Rigbys will perform 1960s Britsh tunes

HoneyFest
September 15, 2018
Dekco Park in Kettering, Ohio
Learn all about bees!

14th Annual Lantern Lighting Ceremony
September 15, 2018
Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your picnic basket and a blanket while you enjoy the music from the Pete Wagner Orchestra. Send off your personalized lantern at dusk.

Montgomery Car Show
September 15, 2018
Montgomery Square Plaza on Montgomery Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
100+ cars are lined up for inspection.

Music in the Park
September 15, 2018
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Russian Fest
September 15, 2018
St. George Russian Orthodox Church at 118 North Lebanon Road in Loveland, Ohio
Enjoy Russian food, dancing, crafts and live music!

The Springfield JoyFest
September 15, 2018
City Hall Plaza at Fountain Avenue and High Street, Springfield, Ohio
Food and concert!

St. Teresa Benedicta Festival
September 15, 2018
23670 Salt Fork Road, Bright, Indiana
Games, food, beer garden and live music

Annual Wool Gathering Show
September 15-16, 2018
Young’s Jersey Dairy at 6880 Springfield-Xenia Road, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Largest natural fiber festival in the area with 100+ vendors. See sheep, llamas, alpacas and more!

Preble County Pork Festival
September 15-16, 2018
Preble County Fairgrounds at 722 South Franklin Street in Eaton, Ohio.
Concert on Saturday. Petting zoo and racing pigs. Lots of fun!

Simon Kenton Festival
September 15-16 2018
2028 Old Main Street, Maysville Ohio
Honoring Simon Kenton (the Father of Mason County, Kentucky) Over 180 booths with crafts, antiques and food. Demonstrations of pioneer life, too.

St. Vincent Ferrer Fall Church Festival
September 15-16, 2018
Sycamore Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music and lots of festival fun.

Sweet Owen Day Fall Festival
September 15-16, 2018
100 N. Thomas Street Courthouse Square in Owenton, Kentucky
Pancake breakfast, food and live music.

3rd Annual ArtFest
September 16, 2018
Beavercreek Community Park at Factory Road an Rt. 35 in Beavercreek, Ohio
Local artists, performers and Miami Valley food trucks

Burlington Antique Show
September 16, 2018  (+October 21, 2018)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idelwild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Find a special treasure!

Dayton Concours D’Elegance
September 16, 2018
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy viewing 200 classic and antique automobiles.

FallFair Arts Festival
September 16, 2018
Cottell Park at 5847 Irwin-Simpson Road, Deerfield Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
View the art of fine artists and crafts people. 80+ juried artists will be at the festival

Polish Fall Festival
September 16, 2018
Polish Picnic Grounds at 3690 Needmore Road, Dayton, Ohio
Food, music, dancing and games!

St. Louis Fall Festival
September 16, 2018
Batesville, Indiana
Fun church festival!

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes
September 20-23, 2018
US Bank Arena along the Ohio River, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Spider-Man, the Avengers and more!

Homemade Cabbage Roll Dinner and Dance
September 21, 2018
American Czechoslovakian Club, 922 Valley Street, Dayton, Ohio
Czech it out! Cabbage rolls!

Signs and Songs
September 21, 2018 (+ October 19)
American Sign Museum at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert fee

Oktoberfest – The Dayton Art Institute
September 21-23, 2018
Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park N., Dayton, OH

Pig Out in Maysville
September 21-22, 2018
McDonald Parkway and Sutton Street in Maysville, Kentucky
Live music to enjoy along with the BBQ!

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
September 21-23, 2018
Second and Third Streets between Walnut and Elm in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
The largest Oktoberfest in the USA. Enjoy German everything!

Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival
September 21-23, 2018
2624 US 68 in Urbana, Ohio at Freshwater Farms of Ohio
Enjoy seafood while listening to live music and enjoying games and other activities.

Aullwood Apple Fest
September 22-23, 2018
Aullwood’s Charity A. Kruger Farm Discovery Center at 9101 Frederick Park, Dayton, Ohio
Food, entertainment and crafts. Enjoy apple pie, fresh apple cider, apple dumplings, apple butter, apple fried and more!

Culturefest 2018
September 22, 2018
City Hall Plaza in Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy dancers, bands, choirs, drummers and acrobats plus great food from various cultures.

Merchants & Music Festival
September 22, 2018
Tower Park at 900 Cochran Avenue in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Listen to 10,000 Maniacs (and other bands) sing their tunes! Kid’s fun zone.

3rd Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’
September 22, 2018
Versailles Tyson Sports Complex in Versailles, Indiana
Watch pumpkins being tossed with a trebuchet.

4th Annual Bricktoberfest
September 22, 2018
Downtown Osgood, Indiana on Ripley Street
BBQ, live entertainment, cruise-in, pumpkin decorating and more.

Park Board Car Show
September 22, 2018
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

CFTA Street Food Festival
September 22, 2018
4335 Glendale-Milford Road at Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy local food – from a truck!

ThunderBurg
September 22, 2018
Riverfront Park at 2 N. Miami Avenue, Miamisburg, Ohio
Motorcycle cruise-in and bike show with over 1,000 vehicles!

William Shatner Live on Stage
September 22, 2018
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Trekkie Alert! Watch Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and then hear some stories about Star Trek from William Shatner

Le Gala d’Overture by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
September 22, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music to your ears!

Fall Old Court Days
September 22-23, 2018
Madison, Indiana
Antiques, collectibles and food along the courthouse area in Madison.

Germantown Pretzel Festival
September 22-23, 2018
Historic Germantown, Ohio
Not an Oktoberfest – best still German!

Kiwanis Apple Festival
September 22-23, 2018
Liberty Park at 716 South Park Avenue in Batesville, Indiana
Apples, games, entertainment and food! Concert by Highland Reign.

2018 World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
September 22-23, 2018
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio
War encampment area. Period planes and radio-controlled model air craft. All kinds of educational opportunities about WWI.

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
September 22 – October 21, 2018 (Weekends)
12115 North State Road 129 in Batesville, Indiana
Trolley rides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze and more!

St. Jude Oktoberfest
September 23-24, 2018
5924 Bridgetown Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45248

The Bill Keating, Jr. Great Ohio River Swim
September 23, 2018
Serpentine Wall, Cincinnati, Ohio
An open swim across the Ohio River

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince
September 24, 2018
Taft Theatre at 317 E. Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Listen to Prince’s greatest hits

The World Series of Comedy Festival
September 24-29, 2018
Belterra Casino & Resort at 777 Belterra Drive, Florence, Indiana
101 comics and one winner.

Over-the-Rhine International Film Festival
September 26-30, 2018
Various venues in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio

116th Annual Versailles Pumpkin Show
September 26-30, 2018
Versailles Courthouse Square at 101 E. 1st North Street in Versailles, Indiana
Indiana’s oldest festival! Rides, entertainment, food, parade and giant pumpkin contest.

Whiskey City Rodeo
September 27-29, 2018
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Enjoy horse maneuvers

Lawrenceburg Fall Fest
September 27-29, 2018
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Games, carnival rides food, beer garden, chili contest, car show and live music

Newport Oktoberfest
September 28-30, 2018
Newport riverfront in Newport, Kentucky
Enjoy German festivities in a large Munich-style tent.

Final Friday Summer Send Off
September 28, 2018
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Enjoy shopping, music and more

Multicultural Festival
September 28-30, 2018
Symmes Park at 401 South 3rd Street, Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy cultural diversity through art, cultural food, music, dance, fashion and more

Newport Oktoberfest
September 28-30, 2018
Festival Park on Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky
Enjoy all that is German

Tipp City Mum Festival
September 28-30, 2018
Between Third and Tipp-Elizabeth Streets in Tipp City, Ohio
Enjoy a cruise-in, parade, motorcycle ride, live entertainment – and mums!

Newport Oktoberfest
September 28-30, 2018
Newport Riverfront in Newport, Kentucky
Be German and enjoy the Fest Tent along with food,  beer and fun.

Country Applefest
September 29, 2018
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N Broadway Street in Lebanon, Ohio
Apples, fun and more!

Liberty Township Fall Festival
September 29, 2018
6757 Yankee Road at Liberty Park in Liberty Township, Ohio

MustardFEST
September 29, 2018
102 West Columbia Street (Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company), Springfield, Ohio
Tasting stations, live music, sausage truck and wiener dog races

Pioneer Park Craft and Vendor Fair
September 29, 2018
Pioneer Park, 3951 Madison Pike, Covington, Kentucky
Shop and enjoy food-truck fair

Woofstock
September 29, 2018
Snyder Park in Springfield, Ohio
It’s all about your dog while you wear your lederhosen!

Fairborn Family Fall Festival
September 29-30, 2018
Fairborn Community Park at 691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, Ohio
Face painting, food, carriage rides and more!

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art
September 29-30, 2018
Madison, Indiana
Artisans, chalk walk, food and more!

Ruffles and Rust Expo
September 29-30, 2018 (+ December 1-2)
Butler County Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio
Vintage items for sale as well as food and boutique items

16th Annual Pyramid Hill Art Fair
September 29-30, 2018
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park at 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio
70 artist will be presenting their handmade items

Burger Farm Fall Festival
September 29 – October 27, 2018 (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

Fall Farm Days
September 29 – October 28, 2018 (Weekends)
Bonnybrook Farm at 3779 Ohio 132 at Clarksville, Ohio
Wagon ride, corn maze ride a pony and pick a pumpkin

Fall Family Festival
September 30, 2018
Niederman Family Farm, 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Liberty Township, Ohio
Corn maze, tractor rides, pumpkin picking and more!