Blink Cincinnati Light Show is Happening October 12-15, 2017


Don’t forget to blink! Blink, an exciting (and new) Cincinnati festival, is happening October 12-15, 2017. This light and art show will feature 60+ interactive art sculptures, large-scale projection mapping and murals and other light displays from the Cincinnati Banks heading north to Findlay Market. Light shows are positioned along the streetcar route.


  • October 12-15, 2017 from 7pm – 12am
  • Food and drinks available from 6pm – 12am
  • Best way to get around? The streetcar! ($2 for a full day) Or, rent a Red Bike, Or, walk the 20 city blocks.
  • Cost? Free! The only venue that has a charge is the Architects of Air.
  • Timing? Light shows are from 3-10 minutes and on a continuous loop.

Event Guide
Here is a detailed map of all of the venues. There are 21 light projection sites.

Some Highlights…

Architects of Air Luminarium – Washington Park
For $5 you can experience domes and paths. This venue is open 10:30am – 6:30pm.

Future City Spectacular Parade!
Enjoy the Blink Parade at 7pm on Thursday, October 12, 2017. See over 2,500 illuminated people as they walk along Vine Street from Findlay Market to Washington Park. Cincinnati’s Bootsy Collins and his wife, Patti, are the grand marshals.

Live Performances
Live entertainment is part of the fun of experiencing Blink. There will be stages set up at the Freedom Center, Fountain Square, St. Xavier Church lot, the Charley Harper Mural, Findlay Market at W. Elder Street and at 1674 Central Parkway.  See the schedule here.

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Cincinnati Women’s Council of Realtors is Hosting a Fashion Show on October 18, 2017

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The Cincinnati Area Women’s Council of Realtors is hosting their 23rd annual fashion show on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. This fun show will be held at Receptions Banquet Center in Loveland, Ohio. The event is called “Giving is Gold” and will benefit the Freestore Foodbank.

Fellow agents (men and women) will be strutting the runway modeling fashions from T.J. Maxx.

Raffle baskets full of all kinds of goodies will go to some lucky winners that night. Those who bring deodorant and feminine hygiene products can earn two raffle basket tickets per donation (up to five items.)

Tickets are $40 pre-sold ($50 at the door) or $350 for a table of ten. Get your tickets here.
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About the Cincinnati Women’s Council of Realtors
This network of REALTORS advances women as professionals and leaders in business, the real estate industry and the communities they serve. Men are also encouraged to be members.

Local Haunted Houses in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and Dayton 2017

Spooky old derelict houseLove 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 2017:

Northern Kentucky

USS Nightmare

101 Riverboat Row in Northern Kentucky
The 30-minute tour on a steamboat has 2 very scary levels

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

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

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.

Horror Hike

45 E. Eads Parkway in Lawrenceburg, Indiana 47025
Half-mile trails take you into the woods. Watch out!


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!)

Land of Illusion

8762 Thomas Road in Middletown
This haunted scream park has 4 haunted houses and 1 trail.

Halloween Haunt

Kings Island in Mason
6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason, Ohio 45040
Scare zones include a backwoods bayou, cemetery drive, freak street and nightmare alley.

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!

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


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!

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!

Brimstone Haunt
472 Brimstone Road, Wilmington, Ohio 45177
Hayride and forgotten forest!

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

Pumpkin Patches and Fall Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Southeastern Indiana and Dayton 2017

Looking for fun things to do during October 2017 in Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton? Perhaps you want to visit a pumpkin patch, make your way through a corn maze or enjoy a local fall festival. Read our list of places to visit:

Greater Cincinnati

Fall Festival
Shaw Farms
September 16 end of October 31, 2017
1737 Ohio 131 in Milford, Ohio
Corn maze, playgrounds and hayrides!

Niederman Family Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
September 22 – October 29, 2017
4972 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45011
Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayride, kids play area and more!

Jack O’Lantern Junction
September 23 – October 31, 2017
EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court in West Chester
Trick or treat maze, kid-friendly ghosts and indoor pumpkin patc

Fall on the Farm
September 24 – October 31, 2016
Blooms & Berries Farm Market
9669 Highway 48, Loveland, Ohio 45140
7-acre corn maze, hayrides to a pumpkin patch, play area, cow train ride and more!

Fall Family Fun Weekends
Browns Family Farm Market
September 23 – October 31, 2017
11620 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013
Play areas, corn maze, straw maze, animals and picnic areas!

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
12115 North State Road 129 in Batesville, Indiana
September 30 – October 22, 2017
Trolley rides to the pumpkin patch, pony rides, corn maze and more!

Burger Farm and Garden Center
Weekends in October 2017
7849 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45244
Puppet show, farm animals, pony ride, face painting, carnival rides, apple cider and more!

Burwinkel Farms
October 1-31, 2016
4410 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton, Ohio 45013
Weekend hayrides. Enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn mazes, straw tunnel and more!

Spooky Pooch
October 14, 2017
Washington Park in Glendale, Ohio
Corner of Washington Avenue and Cole Avenue
This event benefits some local animal welfare organizations. Your dogs will enjoy dressing up for the spookiest pooch contest or have your kids dress up their stuffed animals for judging.

Operation Pumpkin
October 13-15, 2017
101 High St., #1, Hamilton, Ohio 45011
There will be a lot of food and drink booths for this event along with live music, activities and crafts and a pet parade

Fall-O-Ween Festival
October 8-9, 15-16 and 22-23 (2016)
Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Avenue in California, Ohio
Enjoy Trick or Treat Trail, Fright Lights musical lights show and the Coney rides

October 7-8, 14-15, 22-22 and 28-29 (2017)
Cincinnati Zoo
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
Trick or treat stations, special animals to meet, beauty shop of horror and more! Wear your costume if you like!

Trunk ‘R Treat Fall Festival
October 14, 2017
Beech Acres Park at 6910 Salem Road in Anderson
View classic cars while kiddies trunk or treat! (No pets, please.)

Fall Food Festival
October 8, 2017
Findlay Market
Between W. Elder Street, Elm Street  and Essen Strasse in Over-the-Rhine
Enjoy food, drink, music, a kid’s scavenger hunt and pumpkin painting along with a pie-baking contest

Fabulous Fall Funday
October 15, 2017
Taft Museum
316 Pike St in downtown Cincinnati
Create an autumn decoration, meet some bats, and learn about spooky art.

Magic Forest Halloween Hikes
October 20, 2017
Caldwell Nature Preserve
430 W. North Bend Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45216
Meet costume characters and enjoy 100 jack o’lanterns. Hikes leave every 5 minutes.

Fall Fest Weekend
October 28-29, 2017
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine
Family-friendly activities

Iron’s Fruit Farm
September 30 – October 20, 2017
1640 Stubbs Mill Road in Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy a corn maze, pumpkin patch and more!

CFC Pumpkin Patch
September 25- October 31, 2017
5000 North Bend Road in Montfort Heights
Pick a pumpkin, games and corn maze!

McMonigle Farms Pumpkin Fest
McMonigle Farms
September 23-October 29, 2017 (Weekends)
7441 Franklin Madison Road in Middletown, Ohio
Hayrides, pumpkins, corn maze and more!

Burger Farms
September 30 – October 20, 2017 (Weekends)
7849 Main Street, Newtown, Ohio 45244
Pumpkins, corn stalks, pumpkin-land characters, pony rides, farm animals and more!

Pumpkin Patch Tours
Turner Farm
October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2017 (Saturdays)
7400 Given Road in Indian Hill/Cincinnati
Hay wagon rides and tours. Reservations required.

Halloween Nights
October 12-29, 2017 – Thursdays-Sundays
Parky’s Farm
10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
Hayrides, glow in the dark mini golf and more.

Luminary Night Hike
October 7, 2017
Glenwood Gardens at 10397 Springfield Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio 45215
Take a magical night hike through lantern-lit woods

Haunted Village
October 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 (2017)
Sharon Woods Park
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio 45241
Take a wagon ride through the village or wall – if you dare! Dress in costume and trick or treat. Fun and games.

Minges & Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
October 21-22, 2017
6007 Kilby Road in Harrison, Ohio
Enjoy pumpkins, crafts, games, food, music, pony rides and a petting zoo!

Magic Forest Halloween Hikes 
October 21, 2017
Caldwell Nature Center (400 W North Bend Road 45224)
Registration is required. Pumpkin-lit trail to meet costumed characters from nature and history. Non-scary. Best for ages 3-10.

Owl-o’ween – Hamilton County Parks
October 21, 2017
Glenwood Gardens/Highfield Discovery Garden)
10397 Springfield Pike, Woodlawn, OH 45215
Learn about owls!

Pumpkin Patch at Parky’s Farm
October 27, 2017
10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231
Enjoy a hayride and pick out a pumpkin. (Registration required)

Milford’s The Price is Right (Halloween Edition)
October 28, 2017
Downtown Milford
Play the game while shopping in historic Milford!


Cowvins Corny Maze
Through October 31 , 2017
Young’s Jersey Dairy
6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs 45387
Family fun maze on more than 3.5 acres.

Fall Festivities at Idle-Hour Ranch
September 9 – November 6, 2016 (Fri/Sat/Sun)
4845 W Fenner Rd in Troy
Enjoy a corn maze, hayrides, movies on the barn and flashlight nights!

Toms Maze and Pumpkin Farm
September 8 – November 5, 2017
4881 Germantown-Liberty Road, Germantown, OH 45327
8-acre maze to get lost in and enjoy the farm animal display. If you come in the evening, be sure to bring a flash light

Sizemore Farm Pumpkin Patch
September 17 – October 31, 2017
7603 Upper Miamisburg Road in Miamisburg
Pick your own pumpkins at the pumpkin patch. Kids can enjoy the Dragon Wagon ride, a hay ride and sip some apple cider!

Fall Festival Weekends
Barn N Bunk
September 16 – October 29, 2017 (Weekends)
3677 Wayne Madison Road in Trenton, Ohio 45067
Hayrides, corn maze, train ride, corn maze and more!

Country Applefest
September 30, 2017
Warren County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Ohio
It’s all about apples at this festival – from food to crafts.

Heritage of Flight Festival and Parade
September 30 – October 2, 2016
Main Street in New Carlisle
Enjoy the parade of planes, live entertainment, carnival rides and more!

Huber Heights Family Fall Festival
September 30- October 1, 2017
Music, crafts, food, hay rides, pumpkin pie and more!

Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival
October 7-8, 2017
Young’s Jersey Dairy
6880 Springfield-Xenia Road in Yellow Springs 45387
Take your photo with a 800+ pound pumpkin! Enjoy pumpkin goodies and try pumpkin bowling!

Fall Farm Days
Bonnybrook Farms
September 30- October 29, 2017 (Weekends)
3779 State Route 132 in Clarksville, Ohio 45113
Pumpkin patch, wagon ride, corn maze, ride a pony and more!

Oakwood Family Fall Festival
October 9, 2016
Shafor Park in Oakwood, Ohio
Games, food, hayrides, pumpkin painting and more! Kids encouraged to dress up in costumes.

Ohio Cider Fest
October 1 and 2, 2016
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm – Lebanon, Ohio
Hayrides, treats, apples and cider!

Fall Farm Fest
October 8 and 9, 2016
Lost Creek Reserve (Miami County Park District) at the Knoop Homestead at the Reserve
Corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, pumpkin patch and more!

Yellow Springs Street Fair
October 14, 2017
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Enjoy viewing over 200 art and craft booths along with some great food and entertainment in the artsy town!

Ohio Sauerkraut Festival
October 14-15, 2017
Waynesville, Ohio
Enjoy sauerkraut pizza, fudge, cookies, pies, donuts, egg rolls, and more! (Not into sauerkraut – do not worry, there will be many non-sour items to enjoy.)

Wright Patterson Air Force Base Annual Pumpkin Chuck
October 2017 – Date TBD
National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio
Along the air strip near the museum, enjoy chucker demonstrations, pumpkin pie baking contest, local food truck concessions and more!

McMonigle Farms Pumpkin Fest
7441 Franklin Madison Road in Middletown, Ohio
Weekends in October 2017
Hayrides, corn maze farm animals, u-pick pumpkins and more!


Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze 
Through October 29, 2017  (Saturdays and Sundays)
Wendel Farms
8134 N. State Line Rd in Riley Township in Brookville, Indiana 47012
6.5 acre corn maze, petting farm and pumpkin patch

Lobenstein Farm Annual Pumpkin Festival
29703 Post Road, St. Leon 57032
October 2017 TBD
This annual festival is big! Pick your own pumpkins, enjoy a hayride, craft booths and the petting zoo. 812 537-450


Kinman Farm Fall Fest
Through end of October 2017 (Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays)
4175 Burlington Pike, Burlington, Kentucky 41005
Corn maze, hayrides, pony rides, pumpkin patch, food, pumpkins and more!

Country Pumpkins – Fall Festival
Alpine Hills Dairy Farm
Through October 29, 2017
1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Road in Dry Ridge, Kentucky 41035
Pumpkins, gourds, corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides, music and more!

Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival
Weekends – October 2017
6922 Four Mile Road, Camp Springs, Kentucky 41059
Enjoy live music along with wagon rides, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, model train display and more!

Farm Haven
Weekends throughout October 2017
Tadpole Lane In Union, Kentucky
Enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn maze, pony rides, petting zoo and hay rides!

Fall Fest
Weekends throughout October 2017
6922 Four Mile Road, Melbourne, Kentucky 41059
Neltner’s Farm
Enjoy the pumpkin patch, maze and petting zoo! Live music, too!

Kentucky Wool Festival
October 6-8, 2017
48 Concord Caddo Road in Falmouth, Kentucky 41040
There will be lots of music and dance entertainment from two stages along with many food and drink options. Enjoy seeing live sheep shearing, sheep herding along with lots crafts of look at and purchase

Pumpkin Days on the Farm at Benton Family Farm
October 21-22, 2107
11896 Old Lexington Pike, Walton, Kentucky 41094
Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch. Hay maze, pony ride, cow milking and much more farm fun.

Interested in visiting area Haunted Houses?
See our blog article here.


Sibcy Cline Super Open House is October 14 and 15, 2017

SibcyClineSuperOpenHouseSibcy Cline’s agents are hosting a company-wide Super Open House Weekend on October 14-15, 2017. There will be many open houses throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Bye/Buy Weekend!
Are you glued to the television watching football on Sundays? No worries – it’s a “bye” for Bengals football  that weekend – and a will be a great time to look at homes and possibly buy one.

Mortgage rates are still low and home values are on the rise.

Look at open houses.


Local October 2017 Festivals in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

October is a great time to enjoy a local festival. Take a look at our fall list of festivals for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana!

CliftonFest Arts & Music Festival
Ludlow and Clifton Avenues in Clifton in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 6-7, 2017
Live art drawings on the sidewalks. live music, artisan vendors, food and more!

The Kentucky Wool Festival
Falmouth, Kentucky
October 6-8, 2017
Entertainment, food, sheep shearing and herding and more!

Metamora Canal Days Festival
Downtown Metamora, Indiana
October 6-8, 2017
Enjoy food, live music and booths with arts, antiques and handmade items.

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest
4290 Dry Ridge Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 6-8, 2017

Rhythm Brew Art and Music Fest
October 7-8, 2017
629 York Street in Newport, Kentucky
Music, art, food and shopping!

Comboni Missionaries Taste of Mission
1318 Nagel Road in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Authentic food from: Italy, Africa, Ecuador and Mexico. Music, dancing and other cultural areas.

Chocolate Festival
1043 S. Main St. (Building 1) at the Montgomery County Fair Grounds in Dayton, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Rhapsody in Chocolate!

Dayton German Club Oktoberfest
Dayton, Ohio
October 7, 2017
Enjoy everything German!

Sunflower Festival
Gorman Heritage Farm at 10052 Reading Road in Evendale, (Cincinnati) Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Sunflower maze, food trucks, pumpkins and sunflowers! Admission fee.

Ohio Cider Fest
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
October  7-8, 2017
Enjoy cider and all kinds of autumn things.

Apple Butter Festival
6924 Brown Road at Hueston Woods State Park Pioneer Farm in Oxford, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Learn all about farm life in the 19th century.

Beer Wine Food Festival
Wyoming (Cincinnati), Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Entertainment, chalk art sidewalk painting ,food and drink!

Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience
Eastwood MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
Try a course and enjoy BMX demonstrations. Live music. Dog activities, too!

Young’s Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival
Yellow Springs, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
View 800-pound pumpkins, taste pumpkin donut holes and enjoy pumpkin bowling.

Jungle Jim’s Weekend of Fire
Fairfield, Ohio
October 7-8, 2017
A fiery food show! Enjoy watching people taste some hot, hot food. You can also sample hot sources, salsa and spicy foods.

Downtown and Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 12-15, 2017
Music and light show throughout the downtown and Over-the-Rhine with 100+ media artists and 16 architectural projection locations featuring 50 rotating show

Cinema in the Cemetery Hocus Pocus
Linden Grove Cemetery & Arboretum at 401 W. 13th Street in Covington, Kentucky
October 13, 2017
Watch the movie in a spooky setting! Snacks available for purchase.

Operation Pumpkin
High Street in Hamilton, Ohio
October 13-15, 2017
Pumpkin weigh off, carved pumpkin contests, annual L’il Miss Punkin contest an a Puppy Parade.

Beer, Wine and Food Festival
Wyoming Village Green (Oak and Grove Avenues) in Wyoming in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 13-14, 2017
Enjoy brews, yummy food and live music!

30th Annual Navy Bean Festival
Rising Sun, Indiana
October 13-14, 2017
Enjoy KidZone activities,, shows and entertainment while enjoying Navy Bean Soup and cornbread.

Sunman’s Party in the Park – Chili Cook-Off
219 North Meridian Street in Sunman, Indiana
October 14, 2017
Food, music, kids activities and a beer garden.

Dayton Liedeberkranz-Turner Oktoberfest
1400 E. Fifth Street in Dayton, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Everyone’s German that night with food, music and beverages.

St. Anthony Oktoberfest 
St. Anthony’s school gym at 1824 St. Charles Avenue in Dayton, Ohio
October 14, 2017
German food, music, games and more!

Lebanon Oktoberfest
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
October 14, 2017
German everything!

Fall Fest at Snyder Park
Snyder Park in Springfield, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Games, arts and crafts and lots of great food!

Pioneeer Harvest Fest
349 South Broadway in Trotwood, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Hayrides, corn-husking contest, roasted hot dogs, antique farm equipment and more.

Turning of the Leaves Festival
Augusta, Kentucky
October 14, 2017
Crafts, Kentucky-made products, food and fun!

The Great Pumpkin Fest
West Chester
October 14, 2017

Red Dog Park at 5081 Madison Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 14, 2017
Music, food, pet photos, costume parade and more.

Cheviot Scottish Festival
Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road
October 14-15, 2017
Bagpipers, dancing, food and more at this first-time festival!

Fairborn Fall Festival
Community Park at 691 E. Dayton Yellow Springs Road in Fairborn, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017

Kiwanis Oktoberfest
Peace Park at 70 E. Dayton Street in West Alexandria, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy all things German.

Enon Apple Butter Festival
Settler’s Park (Main and Xenia streets) in Enon, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy apples, their spices and lots of apple butter!

Sauerkraut Festival
Downtown Waynesville, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
This annual festival celebrates everything sauerkraut. Enjoy all kinds of sauerkraut foods from ice cream to fudge to pizza. 450 vetted vendors.

Fall Farm Fest
Knoop Homestead at the Reserve at 2645 E. State Route 41 in Troy, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Enjoy celebrating Miami County’s agricultural heritage

Pioneer Village Harvest Festival
3999 Pioneer Village Road in Waynesville, Ohio
October 14-15, 2017
Learn how the pioneers prepare for winter.

2017 Fall Parade of Homes
21 homes throughout Dayton, Ohio
October 14-15, 21-22, 2017
The Home Builders Association of Dayton presents some new homes to tour!

Oakwood Family Fall Festival
Shafor Park (Collingwood Ave. and Shafor Blvd.) in Oakwood, Ohio
October 15, 2017
Games, food, hayrides and pumpkin painting! There will also be a costume parade.

Spooktacular Parade and Halloween Festival
Fairborn, Ohio
October 20, 2017 – parade
October 22, 2017 – festival
Rides, vendors, entertainments!

The Great Pumpkin Glow
1995 E Ross Road at Adventures on the Great Miami in Tipp City, Ohio
October 21, 2017
Carve pumpkins to line the hill along the Great Miami River. Pumpkins to be lit at 8:20pm.

Springfield Antique Show
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
October 21-22, 2017
Enjoy viewing and buying vintage and antique things!

Minges and Weber Family Pumpkin Festival
6007 Kilby Road in Harrison, Ohio
October 21-22, 2017
Learn about agriculture and enjoy pumpkins.

Zombie Fest
3800 Main Street in Moraine, Ohio
October 27-28, 2017
Kids activities, hayrides, not-so-scary Halloween House, teen dance and more!

Books by the Bank
Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Meet local and national authors.

Hauntfest on Fifth 2017
Adult event along Fifth Street in the Oregon District in Dayton, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Street performers, costume contest, live music and beverages.

Trunk or Treat
Fuller Garden at 1217 Linden Avenue in Springfield, Ohio
October 28, 2017
Games, snacks and movies!

Charm at the Farm Vintage Market
48953 Bunnell Hill Road in Lebanon, Ohio
October 28-29 2017
Open-air vintage market with 70+ vendors and food.

Pumpkin Days
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
October 28-29, 2017

Fall Fest at Washington Park
Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
October 28-29, 2017


September 2017 Local Festivals in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

September is time to start thinking about autumn. There are many local festivals and events to enjoy throughout this month. Take advantage of the warm weather and plan on visiting a local festival in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; or Southeastern Indiana. Events are in order by date:

Local Festivals and Events in September 2017

Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Show
National Museum of the US Air Force at 1100 Spaatz Street at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio
September 1-3, 2017
Enjoy seeing planes perform maneuvers.

St. John Neumann Church Festival
12191 Mill Road in Springfield Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 1-3, 2017
Have fun at this festival.

Nativity Church Festival
Nativity School in Pleasant Ridge (Columbia Township) in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 1-3, 2017
Lots of fun!

Alter High School at 940 E. David Road in Kettering, Ohio
September 1-4, 2017
Rides, games and food!

Heritage Days
Second Street in Augusta, Kentucky
September 1-3, 2017
Enjoy food, crafts and games!

F&M’S River Blast
Riverfront Park at 53 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio
September 2, 2017
Live music, entertainment, play zone and fireworks!

Ohio Renaissance Festival
10542 E. State Route 73 in Waynesville, Ohio
September 2 – October 29, 2017 (Weekends)
Ladies and knights – enjoy going back into time and enjoy the Elizabethan era!

Ferncliff Cemetery  – Sacred and Symbolic Walking Tour
Ferncliff Cemetery Chapel at 501 West McCreight Avenue in Springfield, Ohio
September 2, 2017
Learn about past Springfield citizens and the symbols found on their grave sites.

The Fair at New Boston
George Rogers Clark Park in Springfield, Ohio
September 2-3, 2017
Head back to 1790-1810 for a historical adventure. Tickets required.

Metamora Music Festival
Whitewater Canal in Metamora in Franklin County, Indiana
September 2-3, 2017
Dulcimers, guitars, workshops and more!

St. Margaret Mary Church Festival
1830 W. Galbraith Road in North College Hill in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 2-4, 2017
Lots of festival fun!

Cedarville, Ohio
September 2-3, 2017

St. Cecilia Labor Day Festival
5313 Madison Pike at St. Cecilia Church in Independence, Kentucky
September 2-4, 2017
Food, rides and music!

Holiday at Home
Kettering Government Center and Fraze Pavillion at 3600 Shroyer Road in Kettering, Ohio
September 2-4, 2017
A Labor Day holiday tradition! This Ain’t Our First Rodeo: Saddle Up is the theme.

Cincinnati Riverfest and Fireworks
Sawyer Point Park in downtown Cincinnati and Riverboat Row in Newport, Kentucky
September 3, 2017
The end of summer has arrived when you attend this festival of fun, food and the most amazing fireworks!

Dayton Reggae Festival
111 E. Monument Avenue at Riverscape MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio
September 3, 2017
Enjoy listening to live music. Food available — bring a blanket or chair.

St. Angela Merici Parish Festival
130 Stone Alley in Fayetteville, Ohio
September 3, 2017
A fun festival to attend.

MarketFEST ’17
North Market Place and the esplanade downtown (near the Heritage Center) in Springfield, Ohio
September 7, 2017
Live music, artisans, food vendors and food trucks!

50th Annual Dale Fall Festival
Dale City Park in Dale, Indiana
September 7-9, 2017
Street festival with food, rides, parade and more!

Harvest Home Fair
Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road in Cheviot, Ohio
September 7-10, 2017
An annual westside Cincinnati tradition! Lots of food, drink and fun – it all starts with the parade on Thursday.

The Moving Wall – Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Carrollton, Kentucky
September 7-11, 2017
Half-sized replica of the Washington DC Vietnam Memorial.

Ubahn Fest
220 Central Avenue at the transit tunnel underneath the Banks in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
September 8-9, 2017
Listen to hip-hop and electronic dance music from national performers. It’s all underground!

Springboro Oktoberfest (Church Festival)
5 West Mill Street at Springboro United Church of Christ in Springboro, Ohio
September 8-9, 2017
Enjoy everything German!

53rd Annual Canaan Fall Festival
Town Square in Canaan in Jefferson County, Indiana
September 8-9, 2017
Pie-baking contest, parade, vintage tractor pull and entertainment!

Clinton County Corn Festival
Clinton County Fair Grounds at 958 West Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Corn and fun! Parade, games, antique farm machinery and more!

Dayton Greek Festival
Annunciation Green Orthodox Church at 500 Belmonte Park North in Dayton, Ohio #opadayton
September 8-10, 2017
Enjoy Greek food, dance, live music and more!

Vandalia Oktoberfest
Vandalia Recreation Center at 1111 Stonequarry Road in Vandalia, Ohio
September 8-9, 2017

MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest
Covington, Kentucky
September 8-10, 2017
German food, drink and fun!

St. Susanna Family Festival
500 Reading Road in Mason, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Games, rides, cake booth, blackjack and more!

St. Clement Festival and Pig Roast
Vine Street Park in St. Bernard in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Live music, Bengals on TV, games and great food.

St. Barbara Rocktoberfest
4042 Turkeyfoot Road at St. Barbara Church in Erlanger, Kentucky
September 8-10, 2017

Clinton County Corn Festival
Clinton County Fairgrounds at 958 W. Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Celebrate agriculture and corn!

South Vienna Corn Festival
South Vienna, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Everything… corn!

Dayton Greek (Church) Festival
500 Belmonte Park North (next to the Dayton Art Institute) at the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
September 8-10, 2017
From the Greek pastries to the live music and dance, enjoy everything Greek.

Annual Festival of the Horse
Downtown Georgetown, Kentucky
September 8-10, 2017
Enjoy exhibits, foods, arts, carnival, parade and horse show.

Fall Festival at St. Saviour Church
4136 Myrtle Avenue in Amberley Village
September 8-10, 2017
Enjoy this festival!

St. Saviour Fall Festival Rossmoyne
4136 Myrtle Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 8-10, 2017
Great food and lots of fun!

The Cheese Fest Cincinnati
Smale Riverfront Park (Mehring Way and Joe Nuxhall Way) in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 9, 2017
Registration required to attend. Enjoy all kinds of cheese, please.

Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival
Madison and Whetsel Roads in Madisonville in Cincinnati, Ohio.
September 9, 2017
Great food and great live jazz!

Cincinnati Street Food Festival
Gilbert Avenue , McMillan Street and Park Avenue in Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 9, 2017
Live music and food!

St. Teresa Latino Church Festival
1827 N. Limestone Street in Springfield, Ohio
Septemer 9, 2017
Enjoy Latin everything – dance, food and games!

David Shaw’s Big River Get Down
RiversEdge Park In Hamilton, Ohio
September 9, 2017
A music festival including David Shaw’s acoustical performance. Tickets required.

Sunman Fall Fest
Sunman Community Park at 210 North Meridian Street in Sunman, Indiana
September 9, 2017
Homemade wine contest as well as lots of food and music as well as fireworks.

Swingtime on the River
Elizabeth Street in Augusta, Kentucky
September 9, 2017
The Cincinnati Swingtime Band will be playing music as you dance the night away.

Miamisburg Artisan Festival
Miamisburg Riverfront Park in Miamisburg, Ohio
September 9, 2017
An annual festival featuring pottery, jewelry, woodworking and other artisan works.

Marigold Festival
Eichelberger Amphitheater in Huber Heights, Ohio
September 9, 2017
Enjoy the blooms of fall.

4th Annual Middletown Arts Festival
Downtown Middletown, Ohio
September 9, 2017
Visual and performing arts to enjoy.

Russian Fest
St. George Russian Orthodox Church at 118 North Lebanon Road in Loveland, Ohio
September 9, 2017
Enjoy Russian food, dancing, crafts and live music!

Country Pumpkins Fall Festival
Dry Ridge, Kentucky
September 9-10, 2017
Enjoy pumpkins, hayrides, petting zoo, corn maze and more!

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival
Dayton-Xenia Road in Beavercreek, Ohio
September 9-10, 2017
There will be over 200 booths with food, treats and amazing popcorn specialties!

St. Michael’s Fall Fest (Church Festival)
Brookville, Indiana
September 9-10, 2017
Traditional festival. Smoke pork chop dinner on Saturday and chicken dinner on Sunday.

Cincinnati Hispanic Fest (Church Festival)
Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Carthage at 7820 Vine Street in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 9-10, 2017
Lots of delicious Hispanic food, music and culture!

Italian Fall Festival
Bella Villa Hall at 2625 County Line Road in Kettering, Ohio
September 9-11, 2017
Incredible Italian food, live music, contest and lots of fun.

Old West Festival
1449 Greenbush Cobb Road in Williamsburg, Ohio
September 9 – October 15, 2017 (Saturdays and Sundays)
Experience the wild, wild west!

Dutch Valley Fall Festival
Sugarcreek, Ohio
September 15-16, 2017
Carriage rides, animals and more.

Bands & BBQ at the Point
Carrollton’s Point Park in Carrollton, Kentucky
September 15-16, 2017
Bring your lawn chair! Fireworks and BBQ contest.

Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival
2624 US 68 in Urbana, Ohio at Freshwater Farms of Ohio
September 15-16, 2017
Enjoy seafood while listening to live music and enjoying games and other activities.

Xenia Community Festival
334 W. Market Street in Xenia, Ohio
September 15-16, 2017
Enjoy the balloon glow on Friday night! Beer garden, local talent acts, rides and more.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati
Second and Third Streets between Walnut and Elm in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
September 15-17, 2017
The largest Oktoberfest in the USA. Enjoy German everything!

Springfield Extravaganza
Clark County Fairgrounds at 4401 South Charleston Pike in Springfield, Ohio
September 15-17, 2017
Antique show and flea market.

Sweet Owen Day Fall Festival
100 N. Thomas Street Courthouse Square in Owenton, Kentucky
September 16, 2017
Pancake breakfast, food and live music.

St. Teresa Benedicta Festival
23345 Gavin Lane in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
September 16, 2017
Games, food, live music and beer garden.

Dayton Pagan Pride Day
Eastwood Metropark at 1442 Harshman Road in Dayton, Ohio
September 16, 2017
Learn about pagan spiritualism.

EweNique Art Walk
Shelby Street in Falmouth, Kentucky
September 16, 2017
Live music, local artists and storefronts decorated with fun sheep designs!

Dillsboro Heritage Festival
Dillsboro, Indiana
September 16-17, 2017
Celebrating the Great War’s 100 years. Vintage baseball game, horseshoe tournament.

Apple Daze
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm at 5474 N. State Rt. 48 in Lebanon, Ohio
September 1 -17, 2017
It’s apple time! Apple cider, baked apples and enjoy live music!

Preble County Pork Festival
Preble County Fairgrounds at 722 South Franklin Street in Eaton, Ohio.
September 16-17, 2017
Concert on Saturday. Petting zoo and racing pigs. Lots of fun!

Ish: Cincinnati’s Jewish and Israeli Arts and Cultural Festival
1230 Elm Street at Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 17, 2017
Surround yourself with the Jewish and Israeli culture.

Montgomery Car Show
Montgomery Square Plaza on Montgomery Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 16, 2017
100+ cars are lined up for inspection.

Dayton Concours D’Elegance
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Boulevard in Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy viewing 200 classic and antique automobiles.
September 16-17, 2017

Cincinnati Food Truck Association Food Festival
Blue Ash Summit Park at 4335 Glendale-Milford Road in Blue Ash, Ohio
September 22, 2017
Enjoy food truck fare!

Pig Out in Maysville
McDonald Parkway and Sutton Street in Maysville, Kentucky
September 22-23, 2017
Live music to enjoy along with the BBQ!

Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic
Yeatman’s Cove in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
September 22-23, 2017
Taste wine and enjoy great food. Tickets required.

Flying Heritage Festival
Moraine Airpark at 3800 Clearview Road in Moraine, Ohio
September 22-24, 2017
Pancake breakfast, food trucks and airplanes.

Newport Oktoberfest
Newport riverfront in Newport, Kentucky
September 22-24, 2017
Enjoy German festivities in a large Munich-style tent.

Cincinnati Comic Expo
525 Race Street at the Duke Energy Convention Center in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
September 22-24, 2017
Pop culture via comics! Tickets required.

Tipp City Mum Festival
Between Third and Tipp-Elizabeth Streets in Tipp City, Ohio
September 22-24, 2017
Enjoy a cruise-in, parade, motorcycle ride, live entertainment – and mums!

Fall Festival and Paws on Parade 
6757 Yankee Road at Liberty Park in Liberty Township, Ohio
September 23, 2017
Bring the pooches!

Culturefest 2017
City Hall Plaza in Springfield, Ohio
September 23, 2017
Enjoy dancers, bands, choirs, drummers and acrobats plus great food from various cultures.

St. Ann Church Oktoberfest
646 Clinton Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio.
September 23, 2017
Kids root beer garden, authentic German food, homemade desserts, biergarten and live music

3rd Annual Bricktoberfest
Downtown Osgood, Indiana on Ripley Street
September 23, 2017
BBQ, live entertainment, cruise-in, pumpkin decorating and more.

3rd Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’
Versailles Tyson Sports Complex in Versailles, Indiana
September 23, 2017
Watch pumpkins being tossed with a trebuchet.

Merchants and Music Festival
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
September 23, 2017
Live music, shopping and food!

St. Vincent Ferrer Fall Fest 
7754 Montgomery Road in Kenwood (Cincinnati, Ohio)
September 23-24, 2017
Rides, bands, games.  Enjoy festival foods!

St. Jude Oktoberfest
5924 Bridgetown Road in Bridgetown in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 23-24, 2017
Enjoy everything German!

St. Vincent Ferrer Fall Church Festival
Sycamore Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 23-24, 2017
Live music and lots of festival fun.

Kiwanis Apple Festival
Liberty Park at 716 South Park Avenue in Batesville, Indiana
September 23-24, 2017
Apples, games, entertainment and food! Concert by Highland Reign.

St. Ann Oktoberfest
646 Clinton Avenue at St. Ann Catholic Church in Hamilton, Ohio
September 23-26, 2017
Enjoy being German at this festival!

Oktoberfest at Dayton Art Institute
456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton, Ohio
September 23-24, 2017
Fee to enter. Enjoy everything German!

St. Margaret Hall O’Bryonville Festival
1906 Madison Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 24, 2017
Chicken dinners, beverages and more!

St. Jude Oktoberfest
September 24-25, 2017
5924 Bridgetown Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45248

115th Annual Versailles Pumpkin Show
Versailles Courthouse Square at 101 E. 1st North Street in Versailles, Indiana
September 27 – October 1, 2017
Indiana’s oldest festival! Rides, entertainment, food, parade and giant pumpkin contest.

Lawrenceburg Fall Fest
118 Walnut Street in Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana.
September 28-30, 2017
Rides, food, beer garden, car show, chili contest and more!

Wilmington Oktoberfest
53 N. Mulberry Street in Wilmington, Ohio
September 29-30, 2017
Live music (Bret Michaels), German food and bier!

St. Joseph Oktoberfest
26 E. Harrison Avenue in North Bend, Ohio
September 29-30, 2017
Bavarian village setting with German food and more!

Fall Old Court Days
Madison, Indiana
September 29 –  October 1, 2017
Antiques, collectibles and food along the courthouse area in Madison.

St. Cecilia Oktoberfest Church Festival
3105 Madison Road in Oakley in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 30, 2017
German music, dancing, German bier and food and games!

Cincinnati Street Food Festival
East McMillan Street near Gilbert Avenue in Walnut Hills in Cincinnati, Ohio
September 30, 2017
Live music and great food from the food trucks

Country Applefest
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N Broadway Street in Lebanon, Ohio
September 30, 2017
Apples, fun and more!

Wright State Homecoming Festival
Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio
September 30, 2017
Chili cook off, food trucks and more!

Madison Chautauqua Festival of Art
Madison, Indiana
September 30 – October 1, 2017
Artisans, chalk walk, food and more!

Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival
12115 North State Road 129 in Batesville, Indiana
September 30 – October 22, 2017 (Weekends)
Trolley rides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze and more!

Northern Kentucky Kite Festival
Dayton, Kentucky
September 30, 2017
Let’s go fly a kite!