Guide to July Festivals and Fun Things To Do in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

 

July Festivala and Fun Things to Do

It’s the hot days of summer in July. This month, plan on doing something fun such as attending a Fourth of July fireworks show, community outdoor concert or a local festival. Homearama in Cincinnati and Dayton starts this month, too.

Events are in order by date for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

SkyWheel
Through July 8, 2018
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ride on the largest Ferris wheel in North America as you rise up 155 feet

Terra-cotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China
Through August 12, 2018
Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
View 120 Chinese life-sized  army figures

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Tri-State Antique Market
July 1, 2018 (+ August 5, September 2 and October 7)
US Route 50 at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage market

Beavercreek Summer Concert Series
July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2018
Dominick Lofino Park at 640 Grange Hall Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Free concerts at the amphitheater

Centerville Summer Concert Series
July 1, 3, 8, 14, 15, 22, 29, 2018 (+ August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 9)
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair to the amphitheater

Summer Arts Festival
July 1, 2018, 4-8, 2018, July 11-15 and July 18-21, 2018
Veteran’s Park at 250 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, Ohio 45504
No admission fee – bring your lawn chair and blankets.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets!

Dayton Lights in Flight Fireworks
July 3, 2018 at 10pm
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue in downtown Dayton, Ohio
A multi-cultural festival with food and live music!

LaRosa’s Balloon Glow
July 3, 2018
Coney Island, Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the day at Coney Island including live music and stay until evening when the hot air balloons will fill sky.

Red, Rhythm and Boom
July 3, 2018
Mason Municipal Campus in Mason, Ohio
The Fray will be performing. Enjoy carnival rides and lots of food. The Skydiving exhibit starts at 5:30pm. Fireworks at 10pm.

Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 2018 at 1pm

Colonial Park West at 720 North Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Parade at 4pm in downtown Lebanon. Celebration from 6pm-10pm at  Colonial Park West. Enjoy music, activities and a petting zoo.

Red White and KaBoom
July 3, 2018
William Harbin Park in Fairfield, Ohio
Festivities all day at various locations ending with fireworks.

Fairborn July 3rd Block Party and 4th of July Parade
July 3-4, 2018
Fairborn, Ohio
July 3: Block party on Main Street with food, crafts and games.
July 4: Parade in the morning
No fireworks mentioned 

St. Joseph Family Patriotic Festival
July 3-4, 2018
Auglaize County Fairground at 1001 Fairview Dr., Wapakoneta, Ohio
Games, lots of food, beer garden and more!

Depot Days
July 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26, 2018
Erlanger Depot Park at 3313 Crescent Avenue, Erlanger, Kentucky
Different programs offered for kids — local sports heroes, comic heroes, science and games!

14th Annual Independence Day Parade
July 4, 2018
Fourth of July Parade starts at 10am at 7954 Beechmont Avenue
Need to confirm fireworks – 688-8400 Steve Sievers

Centerville-Washington Township Americana Festival Fireworks
July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Centerville High School Football Stadium – 500 East Franklin Street
July 3, 2018: Flag ceremony and Americana Concert at Stubbs Park
July 4, 2018: Auto show on North Main Street. Entertainment begins at 11am.

Enon Independence Day Parade
July 4, 2018
Begins at Indian Valley School and ends at Mad River Township Fire Department, Enon, Ohio
Free food and a parade!

Red White & Blanchester Blue
July 4, 2018 – Fireworks at dusk (Festival is July 3-4, 2018)
Blanchester High School – 953 Cherry St.

Red, White and Blue Ash
July 4, 2018
Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
All kinds of fun as well as live entertainment (Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo and John Waite) with the fireworks starting at 10pm.

July 4th Fireworks Festival
July 4, 2018
A fun festival at Rogers Park starts at 4pm with live music, food and other attractions, ending in fireworks at dusk.

Sisters of Notre Dame 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2018
1601 Dixie Highway, Covington, Kentucky
Game booths, Chicken dinners,  and fun! No mention of fireworks

Summer Concert Series
July 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2018 (+ August 1, 8,15, 22 and 29)
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair!

RiversEdge Summer Concert Series
July 4, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2018
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River

Warsaw Kentucky River Days Celebration
July 4-6, 2018
Warsaw, Kentucky

Cincinnati Circus
July 5, 2018
Erlanger Train Depot Park at 3313 Crescent Avenue, Erlanger, Kentucky
A fun day to enjoy!

Big Band Nights at Riverscape
July 5 and 19, 2018 (+ August 16)
111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Swing and big-band music in the canopy! Bring your lawn chair.

Takeover on the Square
July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018 (+ August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Summer concerts series!

Music on the River
July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 (+August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
Downtown Lawrenceburg at 118 Walnut Street in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Cruise-in car show with live music. Bring your lawn chair.

The Take Over on the Square
July 5, 12, 19, 26 (and August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30), 2018 
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Point Drive in West Chester, Ohio
Live music from 6-9pm.

Roots Revival
July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 (+ August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live bluegrass music. Eli’s BBQ will have food service.

Salsa on the Square
July 5, 12,19, 26, 2018 (+ August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; September 6, 13, 20, 27)
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live salsa bands and skilled dancers will inspire you to take to the dance floor. Enjoy food from Mazunte.

Festival of the Bells
July 5-7, 2018
Hillsboro, Ohio
Pie-eating contest, 5k run/walk, pet parade, concert and more!

Country Concert
July 5-7, 2018
7103 State Route 66 at Fort Loramie, Ohio
Enjoy Brad Paisley and more!

The Flying Dutchman
July 5-7, 2018
Music Hall in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Opera performance in German with projected translation

Live at the Levee
July 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 (+August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
Newport on the Levee at Riverwalk Plaza, Newport, Kentucky
Free concert

Downtown Xenia First Friday
July 6, 2018
101 N. Detroit, Xenia, Ohio
Live entertainment

Party in the Street 
July 6, 2018
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Live music,food tricks and a beer garden. Must be 21 years.

First Friday on the Square
July 6, 2018
Historic Downtown Carrollton
Entertainment, music and more!

First Friday Food Truck Frenzy at Austin Landing
July 6, 2018 (+ August 3)
Austin Landing at 10050 Innovation Drive, Dayton, Ohio
Concert in the park for $5 – enjoy food truck fare

Party in the Street 
July 6, 2018 (+ August 3)
Various locations in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Adults only. Live bands with beer. wine and food truck fare.

Friday Night Grill Outs at Lake Isabella
July 6, 13 and 20, 2018
10174 Loveland-Madeira Road, Loveland, Ohio
Live music concert and grilled favs will be available.

Concerts Under the Clock
July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Live music featuring local musicians

Concerts in the Square
July 6 and 20, 2018 (+ August 3, 17, 31; September 14)
St. Lawrence Square at 3650 Warsaw Avenue in Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music – bring your lawn chair!

Moonlite Gardens Dance Party
July 6 and 20, 2018 (+August 3, 24; October 12)
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dance to live music!

Friday Flow
July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 (plus Fridays in August)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live  music on the Civic Lawn!

Fireman’s Fourth of July
July 6-7, 2018
Augusta, Kentucky
Enjoy the fish fry and other foods as well as activities and games. And the grand finale are the fireworks over the Ohio River!

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
July 6-7, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

Mt. Healthy Summer Concert
July 6 and 20, 2018 (_August 3, 10 and 24)
Mt. Healthy City Park at McMakin Street, Mt. Healthy, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concerts to enjoy!

Ohio Jeep Fest
344 Fairgrounds Road (Ross County Fairgrounds) in Chillicothe, Ohio
July 6-8, 2018
Fee. Ohio Jeep Fest! Beep! Beep!

Liberty 4th of July Festival
July 6-8, 2018
Liberty, Indiana
Live music, beer garden, food and crafts – no mention of fireworks

Madison Regatta
July 6-8, 2018
Bicentennial Park in Madison, Indiana
Enjoy a music festival along with boat racing!

Concerts Under the Clock
July 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Live music featuring local musicians

Springboro Concerts in the Park
July 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, and 27, 2018
North Park at 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair!

Friday Night Concert Series
July 6, 13, 20, 27; 2018 (+August 3, 10, 17)
Blue Ash Towne Square in Blue Ash, Ohio
Live music — bring your lawn chairs!

Cool Films Series at Victoria Theatre
July 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27, 29, 2019 (+August 3-5,  10-12, 17-19, 24)
Victoria Theatre at 138 North Main Street, Dayton, Ohio
Nostalgic films from the Victory Movie House Era.

St. Lawrence Church Summer Festival
July 7, 2018
3680 Warsaw Ave., East Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, turtle soup, pull pork sandwiches and festival food!

Springsfest
July 7, 2018
John Bryan Community Center at 100 Dayton Street, Yellow Springs, Ohio
Music and craft beer festival

Fireman’s Festival and Fireworks
July 7, 2018 at dusk
Metamora, Indiana
The fire department raise funds with this fun festival. Enjoy the beer garden and live music.

West Chester Concert Series
July 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+ August 4, 11, 18 ; and September 3)
Keehner Park Amphitheater  at 7211 Barrett Road, West Chester Township, Ohio
Bring a blanket or chair!

Berry Blast
July 7-8, 2018
Hidden Valley Fruit Farm in Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy hayrides, treats and fun!

St. Lawrence Church Festival
July 7-8, 2018
3680 Warsaw Avenue, Price Hill (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music, games, kids booths are more!

St. Lawrence Chicken Fest
July 8, 2018
St. Lawrence Church at 524 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
All-you-can eat chicken dinner, split the pot and more!

Vinoklet  Winery Summer Fair and Craft Show
July 8, 2018
Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant at 11069 Colerain Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, artisan booths, food and more!

Music on the Bricks
July 10 (+August 14), 2018
Downtown Osgood, Ripley Street, Osgood, Indiana
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music!

Racefest 2018
July 11, 2018
Downtown Carrollton, Kentucky
Enjoy race-car simulations, car and motorcycle show as well as live music and food.

Summer Concert – Blue Stone Ivory
July 11, 2018
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair. Concert at the Rose Garden.

Hump Day Concert
July 11, 2018
Voice of America MetroPark Gazebo at 7850 VOA Park Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Bring your chair and enjoy live music, food and fun!

Party on the Purple
July 11, 18, 25 (+August 1), 2018
Purple People Bridge accessed via Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky or Sawyers Point in downtown Cincinnati
Live music and food trucks

Wednesdays in the Woods
July 11, 18, 25; August 1 and 8)
Burnet Woods at 3251 Brookline Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, good and activities for kids

Music on the River
July 12, 19 and 26, 2018
Downtown Lawrenceburg at East High Street, Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Bacon, Bourbon & Brew Festival
July 12-15, 2018
Newport Riverfront, Newport, Kentucky
Brewing and pork – part of the heritage of Newport. Enjoy food, music, games and more!

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
July 12,19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and September 6), 2018
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Live music!

Movie in the Park
July 13, 2018 (+ August 10)
General Ormsby Mitchell Park in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Bring your blanket and chairs. Popcorn and drinks provided. Dusk.

Signs and Songs
July 13, 2018 (+August 24, September 21 and October 19)
American Sign Museum at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert fee

Spring Grove Date Night Outdoor Movie
July 13, 2018
4521 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45232
Bring your picnic blanket to the Rose Garden. Movie starts at 9pm.

Augusta Riverfest Regatta
July 13-14, 2018
Augusta, Kentucky
Enjoy watching the race along the Ohio River!

Festival in Sycamore
July 13-14, 2018
Bechtold Park at 4312 Sycamore Road, Sycamore Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music to enjoy!

Riverfest Regatta
July 13-14, 2018
East Riverside Drive, Augusta, Kentucky
Sternwheel boats will be docked, Carnival food, beer garden, tractor pull and more

Master Musicians Festival
July 13-14, 2018
Somerset, Kentucky
Bluegrass to rock and roll

Fairborn’s Free on Friday Concerts
July 13 and 20, 2018
691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn, Ohio
Free concerts to enjoy!

Broad Street Bash
June 13 and 27, 2018 (+ July 18; and August 1)
First Avenue and Broad Street, Middletown, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets! Enjoy the music!

St. Pius X Summer Festival
July 13-15, 2018
348 Dudley Road in Edgewood, Kentucky
Live music, food, pig roast on Sunday.

St. Thomas More July Fest
July 13-15, 2018
800 Ohio Pike at St. Thomas More Church in Cincinnati, Ohio
Traditional festival with all of the fun!

St. John’s Festival
July 13-15, 2018
753 S. Hyatt Street in Tipp City
Live music, rides, games, food including Saturday evening chicken dinner

St. Thomas More JulyFest 
July 13-15, 2018
800 Ohio Pike in Withamsville (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music, kid’s play area, lots of food selections.

Kickin’ Chicken Wing Fest 2018
July 14, 2018
Fraze Pavilion, Dayton, Ohio
Sizzling hot! Bold food and great, live music

Backyard Concert Services
July 14, 2018
Historic Butler-Turpin House in Carrollton, Kentucky
Blues, bluegrass and honky tonk

Bastille Day Celebration
July 14, 2018
Downtown Montgomery in Cincinnati, Ohio
Vive la France! Enjoy music, vendor food and kids activities.

Batesville Fire Rescue Summerfest
July 14, 2018
Batesville, Indiana
A yearly tradition.

Blues, Brew & BBQ
July 14, 2018
Pyramid Hill sculpture Park at 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road in Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy live blues music along  with BBQ from various vendors and craft beer.

BBQFest
July 14, 2018
Downtown Sidney, Ohio
Sample all kinds of BBQ wonderfulness.

The Off Market
July 14, 2018, (+ August 11 and September 8)
MadTree Brewery on Madison Road in Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
Artists, bakers and boutiques. Shop local!

St. Leo the Great Culture Fest
July 14, 2018
2573 St. Leo Place in Fairmount, Cincinnati, Ohio
Music and cuisine from Guatamala, Mexico, Salvador and Columbia

Sun Valley Music Festival
July 14, 2018
AJ Jolly Park at 100 Lakeview Drive in Alexandria, Kentucky
Live music to enjoy!

Festival in Sycamore
July 14-15, 2018
Bechtold Park in Syacmore Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music to enjoy!

St. John Festival
July 14-15, 2018
All Saints Parish at 25743 State Route 1, Dover, Indiana
Chicken dinner on Sunday. Games, food, raffles, live music and beer garden

Barnstorming Carnival
July 14-15, 2018
Springfield Beckley Airport in Springfield, Ohio
Enjoy aviation’s roots when you view plans from 1920’s, 30’s and 40’s.

Dayton Blues Festival
July 15, 2018
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue in Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the blues!

Burlington Antique Show
July 15, 2018 (+August 19, September 16 and October 21, 2018)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idelwild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Find a special treasure!

Springboro BBQ Fest
July -14-15, 2018
Clearcreek Park at 3500 W. Lower Springboro Road, Springboro, Ohio
First annual BBQ festival!

Broad Street Bash
July 18, 2018 (+ August 1)
First Avenue and Broad Street, Middletown, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs or blankets! Enjoy the music!

Macy’sKids, Cultures, Critters and Crafts Festival
July 18, 2018
3400 Vine Street in Avondale at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Cincinnati, Ohio
$1 Zoo admission. Enjoy crafts from all cultures that day.

Party on the Plaza
July 19, 2018 (+August 2 and 23, 2018)
7850 Five Mile Road at the Anderson Center in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live band concert and lots of great food.

Summer Music Festival
July 19, 2018 (+ August 16)
Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Avenue in Hyde Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Dance to live music! Food, wine and water will be available

Stayin’ Alive – Summer Arts Festival
July 20, 2018
Veteran’s Park Amphitheatre at 250 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, Ohio
Tribute to the Bee Gees!

Yellow Cab Food Truck Rally
July 20, 2018 (+August 17, September 21, October 19)
700 E. 4th Street, Dayton, Ohio
Dinner trucks, dessert trucks and local craft beers! Live entertainment.

Miami Valley Music Fest
July 20-21, 2018
Troy, Ohio
Enjoy live music!

Ohio Challenge Balloon Festival
July 20-21, 2018
Smith Park at 500 Tytus Avenue and Verity Parkway in Middletown, Ohio
Balloon race, live music, food, and carnival ride.

Oldenburg Freudenfest
July 20-21, 2018
Oldenburg, Indiana
Everything’s German at this fun festival! Enjoy German food, games and music!

Rockin’ RibFest
July 20-21, 2018
Fairborn Community Park at 691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd., Fairborn, Ohio
Plan to pig out! Crafts , fun zone and more!

Immaculate Conception Festival
July 20-22, 2018
Corner of Walnut and Anthony Streets, Celina, Ohio
Live music, corn-hole tournament, rides and lots of food

Kolping Schutzenfest Church Festival
July 20-22, 2018
This “shooting” festival is a tradition dating back 500 years in Germany.  Participants shoot at a hand-carved eagle and attendees enjoy German food, drinks and entertainment.

St. Cecilia Parish Festival
July 20-22, 2018
3105 Madison Road in Oakley in Cincinnati, Ohio
Food, games, rides and fun! Enjoy live music, too. Petting zoo on Sunday.

St. Gabriel Summerfest
July 20-22, 2018
48 W. Sharon Avenue, Glendale (Cincinnati), Ohio
Festival favs!

St. Paul Church Summer Festival
July 20-22, 2018
7303 Dixie Highway, Florence, Kentucky
Summer festival fun!

Murphy Theatre 100th Anniversary Week
July 20-24, 2018 (+July 26)
50 W. Main Street, Wilmington, Ohio
Indoor and outdoor entertainment

Another Brick in the Wall
July 20-31, 2018
Music Hall at 1241 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Opera based on Pink Floyd’s The Wall

City Flea
July 21, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Find a treasure here!

Kale & Ale Festival
July 21, 2018
Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove at 705 E. Pete Rose Way, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Discover farm-to-table dishes along with some great brews! Live music

Music in the Park
July 21, 2018 (+August 18; and September 15, 2018)
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Rock Piqua – Riverfront Concert Series in Piqua
July 21, 2018 (+ August 18)
Concerts near the Great Miami River at 125 E. Water St. at Lock Nine Park in Piqua, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy food vendor fare

ThunderBurg
July 21, 2018
Riverfront Park at 2 N. Miami Avenue, Miamisburg, Ohio
Motorcycle cruise-in and bike show with over 1,000 vehicles!

Union Township Summer Concert Series
July 21 and 28, 2018 (+August 11; September 8)
Amphitheater at 4350 Aicholtz Road at the Union Township Civic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and snacks!

Summer Moon Festival
July 21-22, 2018
Armstrong Air & Space Museum at 500 Apollo Drive, Wapakoneta, Ohio
Celebrate the anniversary of Apollo 11 with activities, face painting, mini golf, concert band and more!

Homearama – Cincinnati
July 21 – August 5, 2018
Highlands at Heritage Hill in Union Township at 3284 Columbia Road, Lebanon Ohio
Tour 10 new homes priced from $1-$2 million.

Ponies in the Park
July 26, 2018
Silverlake Park at 110 Division Street, Erlanger, Kentucky
Free petting zoo and games! Ride a pony for $10.

Cincinnati Music Festival
July 26-28, 2018
Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio
Originally called the Ohio Valley Jazz Festival, you will enjoy lots of talent including MC Lyte, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Charlie Wilson, Boyz II Men, Fantasia, After 7, Jill Scott, The Roots, The O’Jays and Bootsy Collins House Party and  more.

Fridays on Prouty Summer Concert: Phonic Uproar
July 27, 2018
Downtown Troy
Free event!

Oakley After Hours
July 27, 2018
Oakley Square on Madison Road in Oakley (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Live music and entertainment  the last Friday (April – August)

Splashtacular
July 27, 2018
Robert F. Mays Park at 10553 Paragon Road in Washington Township
Free events with water-based activities! Watch out – the Washington Township Fire Department is going to spray water from their truck!

Bacon, Blues and Brew Festival
July 27-28, 2018
Walhill Farm in Batesville, Indiana
Enjoy local brews and local food along with the music!

Sharonfest
July 27-28, 2018
Gower Park at 10990 Thornview Drive in Sharonville (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Party With a Purpose: Music, rides, games and more!

St. Ann Parish Church Fiesta
July 27-28, 2018
3064 Pleasant Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio
Traditional church festival.

Annie Oakley Days Festival
July 27-29, 2018
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio
Parade, shooting contests, and fun!

Bright Community Festival
July 27-29, 2018
Bright Firehouse at 23759 Brightwood Drive, Bright, Indiana
Parade starts at 3pm on Saturday. Carnival rides, games, food booths and beer garden

Dayton Celtic Festival
July 27-29, 2018
Riverscape MetroPark in Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy everything Irish!

Greater Anderson Days
July 27-29, 2018
6910 Same Road in Beech Acres Park in Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, games, rides, Anderson’s Got Talent and fireworks on Sunday.

GreekFest at Sts. Constantine and Helen (Church Festival)
July 27-29, 2018
Middletown, Ohio
Traditional Greek food and pastries plus lots of fun festival things to do.

Holy Trinity Festival
July 27-29, 2018
2420 Drex Avenue, Norwood (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music, festival favorite foods, chicken dinner on Sunday night

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Church Festival
July 27-29, 2018
2832 Rosebud Drive in Westwood in Cincinnati, Ohio
Beer garden, rides, games and food.

St. Bartholomew Festival
July 27-29, 2018
9375 Winton Road, Springfield Township (Cincinnati), Oho
Festival fun and food. Chicken and rib dinner on Sunday

St. James the Greater Parish (Church) Festival
July 27-29, 2018
3565 Hubble Road in White Oak in Cincinnati, Ohio
Games, food and lots more.

St. Margaret of York Fest
July 27-29, 2018
9483 Columbia Road in Loveland, Ohio
Church festival with food, drink, rides and lots of entertainment.

Dayton Homearama: Touring Edition
July 27 – August 12, 2018
Various locations in the Miami Valley in Dayton, Ohio
See new homes in this scattered-site tour. Home priced from $85,000 – $1 million.

Dillsboro Summer Concert
July 28, 2018
Grass lot on North Street, Dillsboro, Indian
Enjoy the music!

Jungle Jim’s Backyard Bash
July 28, 2018
Jungle Jim’s International Market at 5440 Dixie Highway in Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy bacon, cheese, barbeque, seafood and more! Samples of brew from the Craft Beer Garden. Tickets required

St. Martin Festival
July 28-29, 2018
8044 Yorkridge Road, Yorkville, Indiana
Chicken dinner on Sunday. Live music, games and beer garden

Bacon, Blues and Brew Music and Arts Festival
July 28-29, 2018
Batesville, Indiana
Enjoy American “roots” music! Kids activities and great food!

The Book of Mormon
July 31 – August 5, 2018
Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Wicked funny. Winner of 9 Tony awards.

 

Where and When to View Fourth of July 2018 Fireworks in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

Local Fourth of July Fireworks 2018Celebrate the Fourth of July 2018 by viewing fireworks! Wear your red, white and blue when you oooh and aaah at them. Here is a our list of local Fourth of July  fireworks celebrations throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. In order by region and community:

CINCINNATI, OHIO REGION

Anderson
14th Annual Independence Day Parade

July 4, 2018
Fourth of July Parade starts at 10am at 7954 Beechmont Avenue
Need to confirm fireworks – 688-8400 Steve Sievers

Blanchester
Red White & Blanchester Blue
July 4, 2018 – Fireworks at dusk (Festival is July 3-4, 2018)
Blanchester High School – 953 Cherry St.

Blue Ash
Red, White and Blue Ash
July 4, 2018
Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
All kinds of fun as well as live entertainment (Pat Benatar, Neil Giraldo and John Waite) with the fireworks starting at 10pm.

California
LaRosa’s Balloon Glow
July 3, 2018
Coney Island, Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy the day at Coney Island including live music and stay until evening when the hot air balloons will fill sky.

California
Patriotic Pops – The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

July 4, 2018
Riverbend Music Center at 6295 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra will play some patriotic tunes at 8pm and Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks will be displayed at dusk.

Colerain Township
Fourth of July Spectacular
July 3, 2018
Colerain Government Complex at 4160 Springdale Road
Live music and free shuttles.

College Corner
College Corner Old Fashion 4th of July Festival
July 4, 2018
College Corner Park Grove, College Corner, Indiana (Ohio)
Breaded tenderloin, Jo Jo potatoes and more!  No mention of fireworks

Crosby Township
Sticker’s Grove 4th of July Fireworks
July 4, 2018
11490 Hamilton Cleves Road in Crosby Township, Ohio
Free admission to park. Fireworks at 10pm

Downtown Cincinnati
Cincinnati Reds Independence Day Fireworks Show
July 4, 2018
See fireworks following the ball game on the 4th or go to Smale Riverfront Park or Newport on the Levee for great views!

Fairborn
Fairborn July 3rd Block Party and 4th of July Parade
July 3 and 4th, 2018
Fairborn, Ohio
July 3: Block party on Main Street with food, crafts and games.
July 4: Parade in the morning
No fireworks mentioned 

Fairfield
Red White and KaBoom

July 3, 2018
William Harbin Park in Fairfield, Ohio
Festivities all day at various locations ending with fireworks.

Green Township
Green Township 4th of July Fireworks

July 3, 2018 at 10pm
6717 Bridgetown Road at Kuliga Parkin Green Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert starts at 7:30p

Hamilton
Hamilton July 4th Celebration

July 4, 2018 at dusk
Downtown Hamilton near the courthouse (101 High St.) in Hamilton, Ohio
Parade at 10am at the Butler Co Fairgrounds. Live music.

Harrison
Harrison 4th of July Celebration
July 4, 2018 at dusk

300 George Street at Harrison Community Center in Harrison, Ohio.
Celebration starts at 4pm with a parade. Entertainment, food, drinks, activities for kids and live music by GenX at the community center.

Hyde Park
Ault Park Independence Day Fireworks

July 4, 2018 at 10pm
5090 Observatory Circle, Cincinnati, Ohio
Children’s parade at 11am. Concessions from 6-10pm. Live music starts at 7:30pm.

Indian Hill
Indian Hill Fourth of July Celebration

July 4, 2018 –  Fireworks at 9:45pm at Stephan Field
Parade at 10am – Given Rd. to Shawnee Run Rd. followed by activities at Stephan Field

Lebanon
July 3, 2018 at 1pm
Colonial Park West at 720 North Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Parade at 4pm in downtown Lebanon. Celebration from 6pm-10pm at  Colonial Park West. Enjoy music, activities and a petting zoo.

Liberty Township
Red White and Liberty
July 1, 2018
A day of activities at the park 1-4pm. No fireworks mentioned!

Liberty Township
Light Up Liberty 

July 1, 2018
6101 Princeton Glendale Road in Liberty Township, Ohio (Princeton Pike Church of God)
Family run zone with rides and games. Live music. Food-truck fare. Fireworks at dusk.

Liberty Township
Liberty Township – Fourth of July
July 4, 2018
6840 Lakota Lane at Lakota East High School in Liberty Township, Ohio
5K run/walk  for Liberty followed by a parade at 10am. (Did not see mention of fireworks.)

Loveland/Symmes Township
Firecracker Festival
June 30, 2018
11660 Lebanon Road at Symmes Township Park
Games, food and fireworks!

Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 2018
Historic downtown Loveland, Ohio
Events held at Fountain Green, Nisbet Park, City Hall and other locations in Loveland. Fireworks at 10pm.

Madeira
Madeira Independence Day

July 3, 2018 – Fireworks at 10:00pm
Sellman Park – 6700 Marvin Ave
The parade starts at 7pm along Miami Avenue. Enjoy food and music, too at 8pm.

Mariemont
Mariemont Independence Celebration

July 3, 2018 at 9pm
Dogwood Park on Mariemont Avenue in Mariemont, Ohio.
Enjoy the fireworks along with patriotic music from the Carillon.

Mason
Red, Rhythm and Boom
July 3, 2018
Mason Municipal Campus in Mason, Ohio
The Fray will be performing. Enjoy carnival rides and lots of food. The Skydiving exhibit starts at 5:30pm. Fireworks at 10pm.

Kings Island Fireworks
July 4, 2018
6300 Kings Island Drive in Mason, Ohio
Fee to enter park. The fireworks start at 10pm.

Middletown
Fireworks & Broad Street Blast

July 3, 2018 at 10pm
Smith Park at Tytus and Verity Parkway in Middletown, Ohio
Food trucks, kids zone, concert and fireworks

Mt. Healthy
Mt. Healthy Fourth of July Fireworks

July 3, 2018 – Fireworks at dusk
1541 Hill Avenue at City Park
Food, drinks and live music. Enjoy the kid’s parade, too.

Milford
Sparks in the Park
July 3, 2018 at dusk
Riverside Ball Field at 100 Race Street in Milford, Ohio
Celebration from 6-10pm. Live music! Bring your lawn chair

Montgomery
Montgomery Independence Day

July 3, 2018 – 7:30 pm concert at Montgomery Park
July 4, 2018 – 10am parade at Cooper and Montgomery Roads; 11am -2pm Festival in Montgomery Park

Monroe
Light Up the Sky
July 4, 2018
Monroe Community Park at 55 South Main Street in Monroe, Ohio
Fireworks at dusk
Parade at 12pm and ends at Monroe Community Park. Enjoy games and fun. Beer garden, too.

Moscow
Village of Moscow Fireworks
July 3, 2018 at dusk
Fireworks set off near the Ohio River

New Richmond
July 4th on the River
July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Music, rides, food and beverage trucks. Parade starts at 3pm

Northside
Northside Rock N’ Roll Carnival

July 3-4, 2018 
Jacob Hoffner Park at 1618 Blue Rock Street in Northside in Cincinnati, Ohio
Carnival, parade and fireworks on the 4th.

Norwood
Norwood Hometown Fireworks
July 4, 2018 at 10pm

Shea Stadium – 2603 Harris Avenue in Norwood in Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your dancing shows and lawn chairs!

Oxford
Oxford Freedom Festival Parade

July 2, 2018 – Fireworks at 10:00pm
Oxford Community Park at 6801 Fairfield Road, Oxford, Ohio
Festival starts at 6:00pm with climbing wall, pie-backing contest and music.

Reading
Reading American Legion Fourth of July

July 1, 2018 at dusk
Koenig Park (Columbia Avenue) in Reading, Ohio
(Festival held on June 29-30, 2018)

Ross
Stricker’s Grove 4th of July Fireworks

July 4, 2018
11490 Hamilton Cleves Road in Ross, Ohio
Fee to into park. Enjoy the rides and fireworks at 10pm.

South Lebanon
July 4th Fireworks Festival

July 4, 2018
A fun festival at Rogers Park starts at 4pm with live music, food and other attractions, ending in fireworks at dusk.

St. Bernard
Cancelled this year. :<

Wyoming
Wyoming July 4th Celebration

July 4, 2018 at 9:45pm
Oak Park (Oak Avenue) in Wyoming, Ohio.
Music of America Theme: 10am Parade, games from 6pm-9:30pm at the park.

DAYTON, OHIO REGION

Beavercreek
Red, White & Brew at Fairfield Commons
July 7, 2018 at 10pm
The Mall at Fairfield Commons at 2727 Fairfield Commons, Beavercreek, Ohio
Food trucks, music, beer garden and fireworks!

Centerville
Centerville-Washington Township Americana Festival Fireworks
July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Centerville High School Football Stadium – 500 East Franklin Street
July 3, 2018: Flag ceremony and Americana Concert at Stubbs Park
July 4, 2018: Auto show on North Main Street. Entertainment begins at 11am.

Downtown Dayton
Dayton Lights in Flight Fireworks
July 3, 2018 at 10pm
Riverscape MetroPark at 111 E. Monument Avenue in downtown Dayton, Ohio
A multi-cultural festival with food and live music! Starts at 6pm and fireworks are at 10pm.

Red White and Boonshoft
July 4, 2018
2600 Deweese Parkway, Dayton, Ohio
Food, fun and fireworks! Fee

Englewood
Englewood Fireworks Celebration

July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Centennial Park – 321 Union Boulevard in Englewood.
Enjoy the Englewood Civic Band at 7pm.

Enon
July 3, 2018 – Fireworks and festival at VFW at 5075 Enon Xenia Road  Enon, Ohio
July 4, 2018 – Parade at 1pm begins at Indian Valley School. Free food!

Fairborn
Fairborn 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Fairborn Community Park at 691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd in Fairborn, Ohio
Parade starts at 10am. Live entertainment and concessions!

Franklin
July 4, 2018 at dusk
Franklin Community Park at 304 East 6th Street, Franklin, Ohio
Live music, kids play area, parade at 10am. Wettest Parade in Ohio at 10am!

Greenville
July 1, 2018
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio
9:30 pm

Huber Heights
Star Spangled Huber Heights Fireworks
June 30, 2018 at 10pm

Thomas A. Cloud Park 4707 Brandt Pike in Huber Heights
Parade at 10 and festival with food trucks begins at 12pm.

Kettering
Go Fourth!

July 4, 2018 at dusk (to be verified) called 5/11- Claudine – 937-296-3379
Delco Park – 1700 Delco Park Drive in Kettering, Ohio
6-11pm – Live music, food, Play Zone and fun!

Lebanon
City of Lebanon Independence Day Celebration
July 3, 2018
Parade at 3pm, live entertainment and fireworks at 10pm

Moraine
Star Spangled Boom in Moraine
July 4, 2018 at 10pm
Wax Park: 3800 Main St. in Moraine, Ohio
Food, refreshments and amusement rides. Love entertainment starts at 7pm.

Piqua
City of Piqua 4th Fest
July 4, 2018
Downtown Piqua from 12 – 9:30pm. Fireworks at 10pm.
Pop-up splash pad, kids zones and more! Bike parade at 12pm.

Springboro
Springboro Red, White & Boro Fireworks
July 4, 2018 at 9:45pm
Springboro High School at 1675 S Main Street, Springboro, Ohio

Springfield
Springfield Old Fashioned Country Fireworks
July 2, 2018 at 10pm

4401 South Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio
Music begins at 7pm. Fireworks will commence at 10pm.

Tipp City
4th of July Fireworks in Tipp City
July 4, 2018
City Park at 35 Parkwood Drive, Tipp City, Ohio
Fireworks at 10pm

Troy
July 4, 2018 
1000 South Market St., Troy, Ohio
Fireworks along the Great Miami River

Vandalia
Vandalia Star Spangled Celebration

July 3, 2018 at 10pm
Vandalia Sports Complex – 1101 Stonequarry Road
Enjoy live music! 7-10 festival.

Xenia
Kevin Sonnycald Memorial Fireworks

July 6, 2018 at 9:45pm
Shawnee Park in Xenia, Ohio
Face painting, magic show, parade and live music

NORTHERN KENTUCKY REGION

Augusta
Fireman’s Fourth of July
Augusta, Kentucky
July 6-7, 2018
Enjoy the fish fry and other foods as well as activities and games. And the grand finale are the fireworks over the Ohio River!

Carrollton, Kentucky
July 4, 2018
Point Point in historic downtown Carrollton, Kentucky
Live music and fireworks at dusk

Covington
July 4th Fireworks Festival
July 4, 2018
A fun festival at Rogers Park starts at 4pm with live music, food and other attractions, ending in fireworks at dusk.

Edgewood
Edgewood Fourth of July Extravaganza

500 Freedom Park Drive at Freedom Park in Edgewood, Kentucky
July 4, 2018 at 9:30pm
Fireworks at dusk at Freedom Park. 5k race (7:30am), parade (9:30am) and a free concert at 7pm.

Florence
Florence Independence Day Celebration

UC Health Stadium in Florence, Kentucky
July 3, 2018  Fireworks at 10pm
4-11 with rides, food, music and fireworks!

Fort Mitchell
Independence Day Parade – no mention of fireworks
July 4, 2018
Starts at Orphanage Road at 12:30pm  in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

Fort Thomas
Fort Thomas Independence Day

Tower Park in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
July 4, 2018 
Parade begins at 10:30am. Festivities begin at Tower Park following the parade.

Independence
4th of July Parade and Celebration
July 6-7, 2018 – Fireworks at 10pm on July 7th

Donna Yeager Amphitheater in Memorial Park at 2003 Jack Woods Parkway in Independence, Kentucky
Friday:  Live music concert
Saturday: Parade at 3pm. Concert at 7pm; fireworks at 10pm

Union
Union Celebrates America
June 29, 2018 
Union Community Building at 10087 Old Union Road in Union, Kentucky
Parade at 7pm. Street dance with a live band, food and brew trucks. Fireworks at dark.

SOUTHEASTERN INDIANA REGION
Aurora
Aurora Red, White and Boom
June 29-30, 2018
Lesko Park – Indiana 56, Aurora, Indiana
Military equipment display,  car show, beer/wine garden. Seaplane rides. Fireworks at dusk on June 30, 2018

Brookville
Brookville Canoefest (Indiana)
June 30, 2018 – fireworks at 10:30pm
Franklin County Fairgrounds at 11225 County Park Road, Brookville, Indiana
Indiana’s largest canoe race.

College Corner Old Fashion 4th of July Festival
July 4, 2018
College Corner Park Grove, College Corner, Indiana (Ohio)
Breaded tenderloin, Jo Jo potatoes and more!  No mention of fireworks

Greendale
Greendale Independence Day Fireworks
July 4, 2018 at 9:30pm
827 Nowlin Avenue at Greendale Park in Greendale, Indiana
5k race at 9am. Fishing derby at 9am. Bike parade at 3pm.

Liberty 4th of July Festival
July 6-8, 2018
Liberty Indiana
Live music, beer garden, food and crafts – no mention of fireworks

Greensburg
Lake Santee Fireworks
July 7, 2018 at dusk (10pm)

Lake Santee (13 SW Wren Parkway) in Greensburg, Indiana
Beach Bash, Clarksburg Volunteer Fire Department lunch, entertainment at the amphitheater

Liberty 4th of July Festival
July 6-8, 2018
Liberty Indiana
Live music, beer garden, food and crafts – no mention of fireworks

Madison
Madison Regatta Fireworks
July 6-8, 2018 at 10pm
Riverfront in Madison, Indiana
Music festival, food trucks and fireworks.

Metamora
Fireman’s Festival and Fireworks
July 7, 2018 at dusk
Metamora, Indiana
The fire department raise funds with this fun festival. Enjoy the beer garden and live music.

Rising Sun
Rising Sun Fireworks on the River
July 3, 2018 at dusk
Front Street, Rising Sun, Indiana
Live music at the Rising Sun Riverfront Park.

2018 State and County Summer Fairs in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

Local and State Fairs 2018Summertime definitely means attending a county or state fair. Steeped with tradition, fairs are full of the sights and sounds of farm livestock, fast rides and carnival-style food and games. And we cannot forget entertainment like the demolition derby, monster truck shows and tractor pulls. Gardeners and cooks show off their best items at fairs, too, seeking a coveted blue ribbon from judges.

Be sure to have fun at one of these local county throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana. State fairs will be a longer drive, but they usually offer nationally recognized bands for entertainment!

Fairs are listed by state and alphabetically by county:

Northern Kentucky

Kentucky State Fair
August 16-16, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky

Alexandria Fair and Horse Show
August 29 – September 3, 2018
Alexandria, Kentucky

Boone County Fair and Horse Show
August 6-11, 2018
Burlington, Kentucky

Carroll County Fair
June 1-9, 2018
Carroll County Fairgrounds in Carroll County, Kentucky

Gallatin County Fair
July 18-22, 2018
Warsaw, Kentucky

Grant County Fair and Horse Show
July 27 – August 4, 2018
Grant County Fairgrounds at 115 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown, Kentucky

Kenton County Fair
July 16-21, 2018
Independence, Kentucky

Pendleton County Youth Fair
July 22-28, 2018
320 Fairgrounds Road at the Pendleton County Youth Fairgrounds in Falmouth, Kentucky

Ohio

Ohio State Fair
July 25- August 5, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

Adams County Fair
July 8-14, 2018
836 Boyd Avenue in West Union, Ohio

Brown County Fair
September 24-29, 2018
Georgetown, Ohio

Butler County Fair
July 22-28, 2018
1715 Fairgrove Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio

Clark County Fair
July 20-27, 2018
Springfield, Ohio

Clermont County Fair
July 22-28, 2018
1000 Locust Street in Owensville, Ohio

Clinton County Fair
July 7-14, 2018
Clinton County Fairgrounds
958 W. Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio

Darke County Fair
August 17-25, 2018
Greenville, Ohio

Green County Fair
July 29 -August 3, 2018
120 Fairground Road at the Green County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio

Hamilton County Fair
August 8-12, 2018
7801 Anthony Wayne Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio

Highland County Fair
September 1-8, 2018
Hillsboro, Ohio

Logan County Fair
July 8-14, 2018
301 East Lake Avenue at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Bellefontaine, Ohio

Miami County Fair
August 10-16, 2018
650 N. County Road in Troy, Ohio

Montgomery County Fair
July 9-15, 2018
1043 South Main Street at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Dayton, Ohio

Preble County Fair
July 28 – August 4, 2018
722 South Franklin Street at the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton, Ohio

Shelby County Fair
July 22-28, 2018
655 South Highland Avenue at the Shelby County Fairgrounds in Sidney, Ohio

Warren County Fair
July 16-21, 2018
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N. Broadway in Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy the tractor pull, Great Cowboy competition, a rodeo, fun rides and food!

Southeastern Indiana 

Indiana State Fair
August 3-19, 2018
Indiana State Fairgrounds at 1202 E 28th Street in Indianapolis, Indiana

Dearborn County 4-H and Community Fair
June 18-23, 2018
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Decatur County Fair
July 11-18, 2018

545 S Co. Road (200 W) in Greensburg, Indiana
Decatur Fairgrounds

Fayette County Fair
July 28 – August 4, 2018
Connersville, Indiana

Franklin County Fair
July 16-21, 2018
Brookville, Indiana

Jefferson County Fair
July 9-14, 2018
3852 Indiana 256 in Madison, Indiana

Ohio County 4-H Fair
June 22-30, 2018
Rising Sun, Indiana

Ripley County 4-H Fair
July 21-28, 2018
Walhill Farm at 857 Six Pine Ranch Road in Batesville, Indiana

Switzerland County Fair
July 7-14, 2018
Switzerland County Fairgrounds in Vevay, Indiana

Union County Fair
July 22-28, 2018
Liberty, Indiana

Local 2018 Memorial Day Parades and Ceremonies

Memorial Day 2018 Local Parades

Memorial Day weekend is a great time to make plans with friends and family. And, be sure to honor those who have served and protected us by attending a local Memorial Day ceremony, parade or fireworks display.

Here is our list of local Memorial Day events for Cincinnati and Dayon, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

Amelia Memorial Day Fireworks
May 27, 2018
Odd Fellows Cemetery in Amelia Village, Ohio
Enjoy the fireworks

Anderson
May 28, 2018
Remembrance Ceremony at 12pm at the Anderson Center, Anderson Township (Cincinnati), Ohio

Beavercreek
May 28, 2018
Ceremony at 2pm at Veterans Memorial Park at 1911 N. Fairfield Road, Beavercreek, Ohio

Centerville
May 28, 2018
Ceremony at 9am at the Veterans Memorial at Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio

Dayton, Kentucky
May 28, 2018
Parade begins at 10:30am at the corner of Sixth and Main Streets in Dayton., Kentucky

Blue Ash Memorial Day Parade and Concert
May 28, 2018
Downtown Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy the parade in the morning and the concert at 6pm at Blue Ash Towne Square

Cheviot
May 28, 2018
Parade is 11am-12:3pm

Colerain Township
May 28, 2018
The memorial ceremony will start at 10am at the Colerain Gateway Memorial at the corner of Colerain Avenue and Springdale Road, Colerain Township, (Cincinnati), Ohio

Dayton, Kentucky Memorial Parade
May 28, 2018
6th Avenue in Dayton, Kentucky
A yearly tradition starting at 10:30am

Delhi Township
May 27, 2018
Memorial Day ceremony at 1pm at Veterans Memorial Park, 934 Neeb Road in Delhi Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
Patriotic songs, color guards, a bagpiper, grilled food and drinks

Dayton, Ohio
May 26-27, 2018
Patriotic Freedom Festival
Dayton VA Medical Center at 4100 W. Third Street, Dayton, Ohio
Live music, historical tours

Edgewood
May 28, 2018
Ceremony at 10 at Freedom Park

Evendale
May 25-27, 2018
U.S. Army photographer (and Sibcy Cline agent) Ken Williamson’s  “Saying Goodbye to Vietnam” photography exhibit at the Evendale Recreation Center at 10500 Reading Road, Cininnati, Ohio
May 25-28, 2018
Eyes of Freedom traveling memorial located throughout the village at 10500 Reading Road.
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day ceremony  at 4pm at the Evendale Veterans Police and Fire Memorial

Fairfield Memorial Day Parade and Ceremony
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10am starting at Express Scripts parking lot at 4865 Winton Road and ends at Veterans Memorial Park at 701 Wessel, Fairfield, Ohio
Parade and brief ceremony at the park

Fairfield Township
May 24-27, 2018
CommunityFest on the lawn at Bridgewater Church at 3100 Princeton Road.
Games, food and vendor booths. The fire department will also bring its smoke house to teach fire safety for children.

Florence
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10 and memorial service at 11am at the Boone Count Veteran’s Memorial, Florence, Kentucy

Fort Mitchell
Wall of Honor Ceremony
May 28, 2018
Fort Mitchell City Building, Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Honoring those who have served Fort Mitchell

Fort Wright 
May 28, 2018 
10am-11am service held at theFort Wright City Building at 409 Kyles Lanes, Fort Wright

Green Township
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day ceremony at 2 pm at Green Township Veterans Park at 6303 Harrison Avenue in Green Township (Cincinnati), Ohio

Hamilton
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10am starting at Monument Avenue

Harrison
May 28, 2018
Parade begins on Broadway and end at Glen Haven Cemetery with memorial service.Harrison, Indiana

Hidden Valley Lake
May 27, 2018
Ceremony at 12pm at the HVL memorial. Parade follows at 12:45pm

Independence
May 26, 2018
Veteran presentations at the Kenton County Public Library William E. Durr branch from 1-3pm at 1992 Walton-Nicholson Road, Independence, Kentucky

Lawrenceburg
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10am starts at Walnut Street in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Mason
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10 starting at the American Legion Hall at 401 Reading Road. Ceremony at the Mason Veterans Memorial at 11am. Public luncheon following.

Miamisburg 
May 28, 2018
Parade at 11am at 10 North First Street and ends at Veterans Memorial Park, Miamisburg, Ohio

Middletown
May 28, 2018
Parade at 10am starts at Smith Park and ends at Woodside Cemetery. White dove release following a ceremony.

Mount Healthy
May 28, 2018
Parade starts at 2pm at Hill and Hamilton avenues and ends at the Veterans Memorial on McMakin Street for a flag-raising ceremony and brief program in memory of all veterans. Cincinnati, Ohio

Newtown
May 28, 2018
Parade is from 10-11am starting at the Miami Valley Christian Academy at 6830 School Street, Newtown (Cincinnati), Ohio

North College Hill
May 26, 2018
Parade at 11am at Goodman Avenue to right onto Hamilton Avenue, left on Marilyn, left on Ellen, right on Bising, left on Gilbert and left on Galbraith Road.

Park Hills Memorial Day Parade
May 28, 2018
Starts at Dixie Highway and ends on Park Drive, Park Hills, Kentucky
Show your patriotism!

Silverton
VFW Memorial Day Parade
May 28, 2018
Silverton Veteran’s Memorial Park, Silverton, Cincinnati, Ohio

Springboro
May 28, 2018
Parade at 2pm at S. Main Street and ends at Wade Field. Ceremony follows.

Spring Grove Village
Spring Grove Cemetery
May 24-28, 2018
Live music, tributes, memorial ceremony and Civil War performance.

Springfield
May 28, 2018
Parade at 9am and concert at the Veteran’s Park (Cliff Park) at 7pm., Springfield, Ohio

Springfield Township
May 24-27, 2018
Arlington Memorial Gardens and Cemetery
May 24: Parachute team and live concert
May 25: Lunch with a vet
May 27: 1,000 flags on display

St. Leon
May 28, 2018
Ceremonies at various cemeteries starting at 7:30am., St. Leon, Indiana

West Chester
May 28, 2018
Parade begins at 10am at the intersection of Aviation Way and Dimmick Road and ends at Brookside Cemetery, 6425 West Chester Road. Ceremony following at the cemetery.

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June 2018 Local Events, Festivals and Fun Things to Do in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

Local Fun Things to Do June 2018It’s June and time to be outside and enjoy a community event. There are lots of church festivals to enjoy this month as well as many community music events. This is the month for some of our traditional favorite festivals such as Summerfair and Goettafest. For those who love planes, the Dayton Air Show is a must see. We’ve listed over 160 local things to do for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Events are in order by date:

SkyWheel
Through July 8, 2018
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ride on the largest Ferris wheel in North America as you rise up 155 feet

Terra-cotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China
Through August 12, 2018
Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
View 120 Chinese life-sized  army figures


Aladdin
May 29 – June 10, 2018
Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Ride the magic carpet and sing along to A Whole New World!

Cincy Fringe Festival
May 29 – June 10, 2018
Over-the-Rhine in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy performances – theater, music, film, dance, art and poetry – at various locations in Over-the-Rhine.

Dayton Gay Pride Festival
May 31 – June 2, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Affair on the Square with a food truck rally on Friday, along with a parade and community festival on Saturday.

Frontier Days
May 31 – June 4, 2018
Milford, Ohio
Parade on May 31st. Food, booths, games and live music!

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Downtown Xenia First Friday
June 1, 2018 (+ July 6)
101 N. Detroit, Xenia, Ohio
Live entertainment

First Friday Food Truck Frenzy at Austin Landing
June 1, 2018  (+July 6, August 3)
Austin Landing at 10050 Innovation Drive, Dayton, Ohio
Concert in the park for $5 – enjoy food truck fare

The Great Dayton Adventure Race
June 1, 2018
Downtown Dayton, Ohio
Urban scavenger hunt

Party in the Street 
June 1, 2018 (+ July 6, August 3)
Various locations in downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Adults only. Live bands with beer. wine and food truck fare.

Fairborn’s Free on Friday Concerts
June 1, 8 ,15, 29, 2018 (+July 13 and 20)
691 E. Dayton-Yellow Springs Road, Fairborn, Ohio
Free concerts to enjoy!

Concerts Under the Clock
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018 (+ July 6, 13, 20, 27)
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Live music featuring local musicians

Blue Ash Friday Night Concert Series
June 1, 15, 22 29, 2018 (+ July 6,  13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 18 and 24)
Blue Ash Town Square in Blue Ash, Ohio
Live music – bring your lawn chair!

Friday Flow
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 (plus Fridays in July – August)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live  music on the Civic Lawn!

First Friday / Second Look at Pendleton Art Center – Middletown
June 1-2, 2018
1105 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio 45042
Artists will be available to show off their talents, food, music and more!

Valley Vineyards Wine and Beer Festival
June 1-2, 2018
Morrow, Ohio
Music, food from Warren County producers, wine and beer! Enjoy hot air balloon rides, too.

RiversEdge Simmer Concert Series
June 1, 7, 14, 28; July 4, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2018
RiversEdge Amphitheater in downtown Hamilton, Ohio
Enjoy music along the Great Miami River

Concerts Under the Clock
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018 (+July 6, 13, 20, 27)
Downtown Loveland, Ohio
Live music featuring local musicians

Friday Night Concert Series
June 1, 15, 22, 29, 2018 (+July 6, 13, 20, 27; August 3, 10, 17)
Blue Ash Towne Square in Blue Ash, Ohio
Live music — bring your lawn chairs!

Annual Ohio Mini-Canvention
June 1-2, 2018
Warren County Fairgrouds at 665 North Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio
Build your own man or lady cave! On-site appraisals of beer cans, neon signs, etc…

All Saints Church Festival
June 1-3, 2018
8939 Montgomery Road in Montgomery in Cincinnati, Ohio
Rides, foods and more!

Bunbury Music Festival
June 1-3, 2018
Sawyer Point at 705 E. Pete Rose Way, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
A link of many independent bands

CincItalia- Cincinnati Italian Festival
June 1-3, 2018
Harvest Home Park in Cheviot, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food, drink, music – all Italian style!

June in Olde Williamsburg Festival
June 1-3, 2018
5th and Main, Williamsburg, Ohio
Festival rides plus live music, parade (Friday evening), food and more

Junefest
June 1-3, 2018
Our Lord Christ the King parish at 927 Ellison Avenue (Mt. Lookout) in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, craft beer, rides and more!

Queen of Peace Church Festival
June 1-3, 2018
2550 Millville Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio
All of the expected festival-style festivities will be found here! Live music!

St. Jude Parish Festival
June 1-3, 2018
5924 Bridgetown Road, Bridgetown, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, Monte Carlo, rides and chicken dinner

SummerFair Cincinnati
June 1-3, 2018
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Eye candy for those who appreciate art! Enjoy and purchase art from many talented artisans.

Vintage Market Days of Metro Dayton
June 1-3, 2018
Green County Fair Grounds at 210 Fairground Road in Xenia, Ohio
Upscale indoor/outdoor market with art, antiques and more

Art in the Garden
June 2, 2018
Banks of the Ohio River, Augusta, Kentucky
60 local/regional artists exhibiting their talent

Bradford Ohio Railroad Museum Festival
June 2, 2018
200 North Miami Avenue, Bradford, Ohio
Celebrate Bradford’s railroad history

The Lights Fest
June 2, 2018
Grounds of the Ohio Renaissance Festival at 10542 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, Ohio
Live music, food trucks and dazzling lights; lantern launch at nightfall

Oxford Wine Festival
June 2, 2018
Oxford Memorial Park at 14 E. Park Place in Oxford, Ohio
Experience all kinds of wines (and craft beers) at this fun festival while enjoy music and delicious food.

St. Catherine Summerfest (Church Festival)
June 2, 2018 
St. Catherine of Siena at 1803 N. Thomas Avenue in Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Foods, games and live music!

Strawberry Fling Barn Party
June 2, 2018
109062 Main Street, Metamora, Indiana
Live music and fun! Bring your potluck dish or dessert.

West Chester Concert Series
June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018 (+ July 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4, 11, 18 ; and September 3)
Keehner Park Amphitheater  at 7211 Barrett Road, West Chester Township, Ohio
Bring a blanket or chair

Union Township Summer Concert Series
May 19, 2018 (+June 2, 15 and 30; July 21 and 28; August 11; September 8)
Amphitheater at 4350 Aicholtz Road at the Union Township Civic Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chairs and snacks!

 A Taste of Lebanon: Mediterranean Food Festival (Church Festival)
June 2-3, 2018 
St. Anthony of Padua  at 2530 Victory Parkway in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy authentic Lebanese and Mediterranean food and pastries!

Troy Strawberry Festival
June 2-3, 2018
Downtown Troy, Ohio
Enjoy a strawberry parade, run, food, activities and pie-eating contests

National Fire Heritage Muster
June 3, 2018
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio
Fire equipment displays and demos!

River City Kosher BBQ Festival
June 3, 2018
Northern Hills Synagogue at 5714 Fields Ertel Road in Symmes Township (Cincinnati), Ohio
Kosher chicken, brisket, BBQ and more!

Taste of Newport
June 3, 2018
Monmouth Street between Sixth and Ninth Streets, Newport, Kentucky
Foodie street festival offering Newport’s best foods. Enjoy live music, too

Tri-State Antique Market
June 3, 2018 (+ July 1, August 5, September 2 and October 7)
US Route 50 at Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Indiana’s largest antiques and vintage market

Centerville Summer Concert Series
June 3, 10, 17 24 (+ July 1, 3, 8, 14, 15, 22, 29; August 5, 12, 19, 26; September 9)
Stubbs Park at 255 W. Spring Valley Road, Centerville, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair to the amphitheater

Beavercreek Summer Concert Series
June 3, 10,17, 24, 2018 (+July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29)
Dominick Lofino Park at 640 Grange Hall Road, Beavercreek, Ohio
Free concerts at the amphitheater

Blue Ash Tuesday Night Concert Services
June 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 (+ July 10, 17, 24, 31; August 7, 14, 21 and 28)
Blue Ash Nature Park at 4337 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, Ohio
Live music outside!

Depot Days
June 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26 and 28, 2018 (+ July 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24 and 26)
Erlanger Depot Park at 3313 Crescent Avenue, Erlanger, Kentucky
Different programs offered for kids — local sports heroes, comic heroes, science and games!

Solar Splash Boat Races
June 5, 2018
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
World championship of intercollegiate solar/electric boating

Hedwig & The Angry Itch
June 5 – July 1, 2018
Ensemble Theatre at 1127 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
A furiously funny musical about a gender-crossed glam rocker

Cheviot Family Day
June 6, 2018
Harvest Home Park at 3961 North Bend Road in Cheviot (Cincinnati), Ohio
Games for kids, pizza and hot dogs and the new splash park will be open and free!

Once on This Island
June 6 – July 1, 2018
Warsaw Federal Incline Theater at 810 Matson Place, Cincinnati, Ohio
Love between a peasant girl and a wealthy boy

Twilight Tuesdays at White’s Farm
June 6 and every Tuesday through July 2018
White’s Farm in Brookville, Indiana
Live music and flea market

Greenhills Concert on the Commons
June 6, 13, 27, 2018 ( +July 4, 11, 18, 25; August 1, 8 and 22)
Corner of Winton and Garragut in Greenhills (Cincinnati), Ohio
Enjoy the music!

Party on the Purple
June 6, 13, 20, 27 (+July 11, 18, 25, August 1), 2018
Purple People Bridge accessed via Newport on the Levee, Newport, Kentucky or Sawyers Point in downtown Cincinnati
Live music and food trucks

Summer Concert Series
June 6, 13 and 20, 2018 (+July 4, 11,18 and 25; August 1, 8,15, 22 and 29)
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair!

Wednesdays in the Woods
June 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 (+ July 11, 18, 25; August 1 and 8)
Burnet Woods at 3251 Brookline Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, good and activities for kids

Pop-Up Event
June 7, 2018
Barb Cook Park in Covington, Kentucky
Outside activities and games for the kids

Touch A Truck
June 7, 2018
Lloyd High School at 450 Bartlett Avenue, Erlanger, Kentucky
Kids get to view city trucks and enjoy face painting; live DJ

27th Annual Newport Italianfest
June 7-10, 2018 
Newport Riverfront in Newport, Kentucky
Authentic Italian cuisine along with live music. Cooking contest and kids can enjoy the rides.

Big Band Nights at Riverscape
June 7 and 21, 2018 (+July 5 and 19, August 16)
111 E. Monument Avenue, Dayton, Ohio
Swing and big-band music in the canopy! Bring your lawn chair.

Takeover on the Square
June 7, 14 ,21, 28, 2018 (+July 5,12, 19 and 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, Ohio
Summer concerts series!

Groovin’ on the Green Summer Concerts
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+ July 12,19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 and September 6)
310 Wessel Drive at the Village Green Park Amphitheater in Fairfield, Ohio
Live music!

Live at the Levee
June 7,  14 ,21, 28, (+July 5, 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
Newport on the Levee at Riverwalk Plaza, Newport, Kentucky
Free concert

Music on the River
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+July 5, 12, 19 and 36; August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30)
Downtown Lawrenceburg at 118 Walnut Street in Lawrenceburg, Indiana
Cruise-in car show with live music. Bring your lawn chair.

The Take Over on the Square
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+ July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30) 
The Square at Union Centre at 9285 Centre Point Drive in West Chester, Ohio
Live music from 6-9pm.

Roots Revival
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+ July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018)
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine in Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy live bluegrass music. Eli’s BBQ will have food service.

Salsa on the Square
June 7, 14, 21, 28, 2018 (+ July 5, 12,19, 26; August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; September 6, 13, 20, 27)
Fountain Square, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Live salsa bands and skilled dancers will inspire you to take to the dance floor. Enjoy food from Mazunte.

Flag Day Celebration
June 8, 2018
David’s Cemetery at 4600 Mad River Road, Kettering, Ohio
Bring a lawn chair and enjoy free food, music and entertainment

Movie in the Park
June 8, 2018 (+July 13, August 10)
General Ormsby Mitchell Park in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
Bring your blanket and chairs. Popcorn and drinks provided. Dusk.

Summer Arts Festival Brewery Bash
June 8, 2018
Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company at 109W. North St., Springfield, Ohio
Beer samples, light food, games and live music

Moonlite Gardens Dance Party
June 8 and 22, 2018 (+July 6, 20; August 3, 24; October 12)
Coney Island at 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Dance to live music!

Concerts in the Square
June 8 and 22, 2018 (+ July 6, 20; August 3, 17, 31; September 14)
St. Lawrence Square at 3650 Warsaw Avenue in Price Hill, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music – bring your lawn chair!

Banana Split Festival
June 8-9, 2018
Wilmington, Ohio
Go bananas! Games, rides, crafts, music, classic car show and you’ll go bananas over the banana splits

Big Buckeye Iron Truck Show
June 8-9, 2018
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Activities for all and some show trucks to view. Live music, too

Fabulous 50’s Fling
June 8-9, 2018
Sugarcreek, Ohio
Friday night cruise-in, self-driving tour of local wineries and wine stores

River Roots Music & Folk Arts Festival
June 8-9, 2018
Bicentennial Park in Madison, Indiana
Enjoy music, food, drinks and folk art!

Rock ‘n’ Green Tomato Festival
June 8-9, 2018
Riverfront Park, Miamisburg, Ohio
Live music, food and crafts

Schwanbenfest
June 8-9, 2018
4290 Dry Ridge Road, Colerain Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Enjoy German food, drink and festivities! (Chicken dinner on Friday night)

Sunman Firemen’s Festival
June 8-9, 2018
Sunman Community Park in Sunman, Indiana
Parade and festival with music, beer/wine

AngelsFest
June 8-10, 2018
Guardian Angels at 6531 Beechmont Avenue, Mt. Washington, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live entertainment, meet Super Heroes on Sunday, lots of food

Charm at the Farm Vintage Market
June 8-10, 2018
48953 Bunnell Hill Road in Lebanon, Ohio
Open-air vintage market with 70+ vendors and food.

Church of the Assumption Festival
June 8-10, 2018
7711 Joseph Street in Mt. Healthy in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live bans, funnel cakes, turtle soup, chicken dinner on Sunday as well as rides and games.

Geek Out
June 8-10, 2018
Hannon’s Camp America, 8501 Camden-College Corner Road, College Corner, Ohio
Games, music, movies and more!

Holy Family Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
3006 W. Eight Street in Price Hill (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Enjoy festival favorites

St. Antoninus Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
1500 Linneman Road in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, rides and games. Chicken dinner on Sunday

St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
7130 Harrison Avenue (Taylor Creek)  in Cincinnati, Ohio
All of the festival favorites and a chicken dinner on Sunday.

St. Christopher Summer Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
435 E. National Road in Vandalia, Ohio
Games, live band, famous pork tenderloin sandwiches and rotating beer taps

St. Gertrude Funfest Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
6543 Miami Avenue in Madeira (Cincinnati, Ohio)
60+ booths and rides. Festival food favs. Live entertainment.

St. Helen Spring Festival
June 8-10, 2018
St. Helen Parish at 605 Granville Place, Dayton, Ohio
Rides, food, beer garden and more!

St. John the Evangelist Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
7121 Plainfield Road in Deer Park (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Rides, games and all kinds of good food. Sunday night dinner.

St. Mary Parish Festival
June 8-10, 2018
528 Broadway, Piqua, Ohio
Chicken dinners on Sat/Sun; Fun and more!

St. Maximilian Kolbe Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
5720 Hamilton-Mason Road in Liberty Township, Ohio
Games, rides and all kinds of food.

St. Michael the Archangel Church Festival
June 8-10, 2018
Corner of Creek Road and Spinner Avenue in Sharonville (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Live entertainment, burgers, metts, and their famous jambalaya and other festival wonderfulness.

Versailles Poultry Days Festival
June 8-10, 2018
25,000 chicken dinners will be served! Enjoy rides and games and more!

Friendship Flea Markets
June 8- 17, 2018
Friendship Flea Market, 6491 IN State Rd 62, Versailles, Indiana
500 vendors with all kinds of stuff as well as food!

Blues & BBQ: Tery Metcalf Project
June 9, 2018
Huffman Park at 2100 John Gray Road, Fairfield Ohio

Canal Music Fest
June 9, 2018
City Park at 35 Parkwood Drive, Tipp City, Ohio
Food and great music including a tribute to Fleetwood Mac!

Caesar Ford Summer Fest 
June 9, 2018
Caesar Ford Park at 520 Stringtown Road, Xenia, Ohio
Food, vendors, bounce house and car show. Bluegrass music at the amphitheater and fireworks

Country Fest Music Festival
June 9, 2018
1565 Race Track Road at AJ Jolly Park in Alexandria, Kentucky
$5 fee for festival. Food, vendors, kids’ activities along with country music.

Enon Pizza Festival
June 9, 2018
Downtown in front of Enon Primary School, Enon, Ohio
Pizza, music and fun!

Lebanon Country Music Festival
June 9, 2018
Downtown Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy country music, food and crafts.

Liberty Center Arts Festival
June 9, 2018
Liberty Center at 7100 Foundry Row in Liberty Township, Ohio
View work of regional artists along with live music and kid activities.

The Off Market
June 9, 2018 (+ July 14, August 11 and September 8)
MadTree Brewery on Madison Road in Oakley, Cincinnati, Ohio
Artists, bakers and boutiques. Shop local!

Rising Sun’s Blues and BBQ
June 9, 2018
Rising Sun, Indiana
Rib contest, live blues music, kid’s zone and more!

Shandon Strawberry Festival
June 9, 2018
Historic Shandon business district at Ohio 126 between Ross and Brookville in Morgan Township, Ohio
Enjoy an antique tractor show, artists and a picnic-style supper with fresh strawberries, shortcakes and ice cream.

South Kenton Community Day
June 9, 2018
Goshen Christian Church at 1773 Bracht-Piner Road in Kenton, Kentucky
Celebrate rural heritage with old-time tractors and equipment. Food, games and fun!

Springboro Touch A Truck
June 9, 2018
North Park at 195 Tamarack, Springboro, Ohio
Explore the equipment of the City of Springboro!

St. Joseph Church Summer Festival
June 9, 2018
St. Joseph Church – Camp Springs at 6822 Four Mile Road in Camp Springs, Kentucky
Traditional festival!

SummitFest Country Music Festival
June 9, 2018
Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
Three country artists plus food vendors/trucks, beer and whiskey garden and more!

Tri-County Mall Food Truck Festival
June 9, 2018
11700 Princeton Pike in Cincinnati, Ohio
Face painting, music and lots of food trucks to try out

Yard Sale 
June 9, 2018
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio
You never know what you will find!

Yellow Springs Street Fair
June 9, 2018
Yellow Springs, Ohio
Food, drink, entertainment, crafts, jewelry and artisans’ goods. 250 vendor booths.

Rock ‘n’ Green Tomato Festival
June 9-10, 2018
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio

Friendship Flea Market
June 9-17, 2018 (+September 8-16)
East SR62, Indiana (near Friendship, Indiana)
You never know what you will find among the treasures and antiques!

18th Annual Village Green Fine Art Fair
June 10, 2018
Fairfield Arts Center at 301 Wessel Drive in Fairfield, Ohio
Enjoy local artists, musicians, good food and kids activities.

Concours D’Elegance
June 10, 2018
Ault Park in Hyde Park in Cincinnati, Ohio
View spectacular cars displayed in the formal gardens of Ault Park.

Jewish Cultural Festival
June 10, 2018
Temple Israel at 130 Riverside Drive in Dayton, Ohio.
Music, food, games and more!

Northern Kentucky Pride
June 10, 2018
Goebel Park in Covington, Kentucky
The parade starts at noon

Opera in the Park
June 10, 2018
Washington Park at 1230 Elm Street, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy opera! (singing this!)

Mediterranean Food Fest (Church Festival)
June 10-12, 2018
St. James Orthodox Church at 6577 Branch Hill Miamiville Road in Loveland, Ohio
Live entertainment plus lots of delicious Mediterranean food

Kettering Block Party at The Fraze
June 11, 2018
Fraze Pavilion at 695 Lincoln Park Boulevard, Dayton, Ohio
Learn about Kettering’s departments and services. Free entertainment and food.

Music on the Bricks
June 12, 2018 (+July 10 and August 14, 2018)
Downtown Osgood, Ripley Street, Osgood, Indiana
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the music!

Summer Concert – Fillmore Philharmonic Brass
June 13, 2018
Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum at 4521 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Rose Garden gazebo

Spring Grove Summer Concerts
June 13, 2018 (+ July 11; August 1)
Spring Grove Cemetery Rose Garden Gazebo at 4521 Spring Grove Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music to enjoy!

Party on the Plaza
June 14  and June 28 (July 19, August 2 and 23), 2018
7850 Five Mile Road at the Anderson Center in Anderson Township in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live band concert and lots of great food.

Summer Arts Festival
June 14-17, June 20-24, June  27-30, 2018; (+ July 4-8, 11-15, 18-21)
Veteran’s Park at 250 Cliff Park Road, Springfield, Ohio 45504
No admission fee – bring your lawn chair and blankets.
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets!

La Traviata
June 14-22, 2018
Cincinnati Opera at 1231 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
A Verdi masterpiece!

CFTA Street Food Festival
June 15, 2018
4335 Glendale-Milford Road at Summit Park in Blue Ash, Ohio
Enjoy local food – from a truck!

Friday Night Grill Outs at Lake Isabella
June 15, 22 and 29, 2018 (+ July 6, 13 and 20)
10174 Loveland-Madeira Road, Loveland, Ohio
Live music concert and grilled favs will be available.

Mt. Healthy Summer Concert
June 15 and 29, 2018 (+July 6 and 20; August 3, 10 and 24)
Mt. Healthy City Park at McMakin Street, Mt. Healthy, Cincinnati, Ohio
Free concerts to enjoy!

Signs and Songs
June 15, 2018 (+July 13, August 24, September 21 and October 19)
American Sign Museum at 1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Concert fee

Celtic Fest Ohio
June 15-16, 2018
Ohio Renaissance Festival grounds at 10542 E. State Route 73 in Waynesville, Ohio.
Entry fee. Enjoy all things Celtic – food, traditional music and crafts.

Jungle Jim’s International Craft Beer Festival
June 15-16, 2018
5440 Dixie Highway, Fairfield, Ohio
Learn about and taste beer!

Mayberry Days
June 15-16, 2018
Courthouse Square in Owenton, Kentucky
Classic show, art show, music, contests, food and lots of activities

PigFest (Church Festival)
June 15-16, 2018
St. Joseph Academy at 48 Weed more Street in Walton, Kentucky.
Food including pulled pork, rides, games and country store

Whiskey City Regatta
June 15-16, 2018
Downtown Lawrenceburg, Indiana riverfrton
Competitive power boat races

Celtic Fest Ohio
June 15-17, 2018
Renaissance Park at 10542 East SR 73, Waynesville, Ohio
Listen to live Celtic music!

Goettafest
June 15-17, 2018
Covington, Kentucky
Enjoy goetta…everything – from pizza to jambalaya and more!

Bridge Folk Music & Arts Festival
June 16, 2018
Covington Landing at Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, Kentucky
Live Bluegrass, Jazz and Funk music plus visual arts, food and more!

Cincinnati.com Wine & Food Experience
June 16, 2018
Sawyer Point/Yeatman’s Cove, 705 E. Pete Rose Way downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
Great food and wine for foodies! Ticket required

City Flea
June 16, 2018
Washington Park in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, Ohio
Find a treasure here!

The Color Run 5k Cincinnati
June 16, 2018
W. Mehring Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Music, dancing, run and color!

Dillsboro Summer Concert 
June 16, 2018
Grass lot on North Street, Dillsboro, Indiana
Enjoy the music

Lantern Fest 
June 16, 2018
Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky
Imagine seeing 1000s of glowing lanterns – all at once!

Music in the Park
June 16 and 30, 2018 (+July 21; August 18; and September 15, 2018)
Deer Park, Cincinnati, Ohio

Miamisburg Bicentennial Kick-off Parade
June 16, 2018 
Downtown Miamisburg, Ohio
Learn more here

Sliders, Sides & Suds Festival
June 16, 2018
695 Lincoln Park Boulevard at Fraze Pavilion in Dayton, Ohio
Sample food from local restaurants while listening to live music.

St. Margaret – St. John Summer Celebration
June 16, 2018
6000 Murray Road in Madisonville in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live band, games and food!

Taste of Silverton
June 16, 2018
6944 Plainfield Road at Meier’s Wine Cellers in Silverton (Cincinnati), Ohio
Live music plus many of Silverton’s local restaurants will serving their fare!

Tusculum Street Fest
June 16, 2018
Eastern Avenue between Delta and Stanley Avenues in Columbia Tusculum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music and art performances, food and more.

Backyard Concert Series
June 16-17, 2018
General Butler State Resort Park at the Butler-Turpin State Historical House in Carrollton, Kentucky
Bring your lawn chair and listen to music while enjoying nature!

Juneteenth Festival
June 16-17, 2018
Eden Park at 950 Eden Park Drive in Cincinnati, Ohio
This festival celebrates the end of American slavery. Enjoy entertainment, food, a parade of flags and music.

Ruffles and Rust Expo
June 16-17, 2018 (+ September 29-30 and December 1-2)
Butler County Fairgrounds at 1715 Fairgrove Avenue, Hamilton, Ohio
Vintage items for sale as well as food and boutique items

Springfield Antique Show
June 16-17, 2018
Clark County Fairgrounds in Springfield, Ohio
Find something special for your home!

Summer Solstice Lavender Festival
June 16-17, 2018
2387 Martinsville Road in Martinsville, Ohio
Experience everything…. lavender! Kids activities, music…

Civil War Weekend
June 16-18, 2018
Heritage Village Museum at 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, Ohio
Appreciate life as a Civil War soldier in battle

Burlington Antique Show
 June 17, 2018 (+July 15, August 19 and September 16)
Boone County Fairgrounds at 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington, Kentucky
Find a special treasure!

Taco Tuesday
June 19, 2018
Fraze Pavilion, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoys tasty tacos and some samba music!

Spass Nacht 2018
June 20, 2018
Fraze Pavilion, Dayton, Ohio
Austrian-style festival! Learn to polka and enjoy Austrian cuisine.

Miamisburg Bicentennial Concert
June 20 and 23, 2018
Riverfront Park at 3 N. Miami Avenue in Miamisburg, Ohio
Listen to Ricky Skaggs

The Ohio Challenge: Hot Air Balloon and Sky Diving Festival
June 20-21, 2018
Smith Park and Middletown Regional Airport
Food, live music, hot air balloon rides and sky-diving acts

44th Annual Batesville Music & Arts Festival
June 20-22, 2018
Batesville, Indiana
Bring a blanket or sports chair and enjoy listening to the Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra and other music artists.

Batesville’s 45th Annual Music and Arts Festival
June 20-22, 2018
Liberty Park, 716 South Park Avenue, Batesville, Indiana
Enjoy live music, an art show and local cuisine!

Summer Music Festival
June 21, 2018 (+ July 19; August 16)
Ault Park at 3600 Observatory Avenue in Hyde Park (Cincinnati), Ohio
Dance to live music! Food, wine and water will be available

No Response Festival
June 21-22, 2018
Woodward Theater at 1404 Main Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
Tickets required. Experimental music

The Coronation of Poppea
June 21 – July 1, 2018
School for Creative Performing Arts at 108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio
Love and intrigue with this opera!

Oakley After Hours
June 22, 2018
Oakley Square on Madison Road in Oakley (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Live music and entertainment  the last Friday (April – August)

Party Arty: Music, Food, Arts!
June 22, 2018
The Steam Plant at 617 East 3rd Street, Dayton, Ohio
Fee. Cameo appearances from the Dayton Ballet, Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra

Festival on the Hill
June 22-23, 2018
Dayton Masonic Civic Center, downtown Dayton, Ohio
Entertainment and music!

Hamilton Badin Festival
June 22-23, 2018
Marcum Park on the Rivers Edge (2nd and Dayton Streets) in Hamilton, Ohio
Traditional festival favorites  – from rides to food!

Our Lady of the Rosary Festival
June 22-23, 2018
17 Farragut Road in Greenhills, Cincinnati, Ohio
Live entertainment, rides, games, food trucks

Bishop Fenwick Church Festival
June 22-24, 2018
Bishop Fenwick High School at 4855 Ohio 122 in Franklin, Ohio.
Rides, live entertainment, spaghetti dinner on Sunday and more!

Dayton Air Show
June 23-24, 2018
Dayton International Airport at 3800 Wright Drive in Vandalia, Ohio
Featuring the US Navy Blue Angels!

Panegyri Greek Festival
June 22-24, 2018
7000 Winton Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio
Greek food, drinks, music and dance!

Parish Funfest Church Festival
June 22-24, 2018
Mary, Queen of Heaven at 1150 Donaldson Highway in Erlanger, Kentucky
Fish and chips on Friday night. Traditional festival!

Rapid Run Fest
June 22-24, 2018
St. Aloysius at 825 Pontius Rd., Delhi Township, Cincinnati, Ohio
Food, music, fun!

St. Columban Church Festival
June 22-24, 2018
894 Oakland Road in Loveland, Ohio
Love music, chicken and fish dinners as well as lots more food selections.

St. John the Baptist Festival
June 22-24, 2018
509 Harrison Ave., Harrison, Ohio
Traditional fun festival! Rides, games and Food. Deep-fired Oreos!

St. Veronica Church Festival
June 22-24, 2018
4473 Mt. Carmel-Tobasco Road in Mt. Carmel in Cincinnati, Ohio
Live music, games, poker tent, and lots of food including chicken dinner on Sunday.

Taps, Tastes & Tunes
June 22-24, 2018
Streets of West Chester at 9448A Waterfront Drive, West Chester Township, Ohio
Food, live music and local brews

Cincinnati Pride Festival
June 23, 2018
Sawyer Point Park at 705 E. Pete Rose Way in Cincinnati, Ohio
This event starts with a downtown parade and then offers a fun festival to enjoy. The LGBTQ community comes together to celebrate!

Northside Music Festival
June 23, 2018
Northside Tavern at 4163 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio
Three stages of live music

Rock Piqua – Riverfront Concert Series in Piqua
June 23, 2018 (+July 21 and August 18)
Concerts near the Great Miami River at 125 E. Water St. at Lock Nine Park in Piqua, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy food vendor fare

Rockin’ the Ridge
June 23, 2018
31 Broadway Street in Dry Ridge, Kentucky
Car show, games, food and music!

Rhythm & Brews Festival
June 23, 2018
Miami Valley Gaming at 6000 OH 63, Lebanon, Ohio
Live music!

St. Augustine Church Festival
June 23, 2018
1839 Euclid Avenue, Covington, Kentucky

Symmes Food Truck Rally
June 23, 2018
JC Penney at 9365 Fields Ertel Road, Cincinnati, Ohio
20+ food trucks and live music, carnival games and more

Treasure Island River Fest
June 23, 2018
409 N. Elm, Troy, Ohio
River fun, live music and food trucks!

Keeping the Tradition Pow Wow
June 23-24, 2018
2301 W. River Road, Dayton, Ohio
Enjoy the music of American Indian drums and dance

Dayton Air Show
June 23-24, 2018
Dayton International Airport at 3800 Wright Drive, Vandalia, Ohio
US Navy Blue Angels will be flying!

Rail Festival at Carillon Park
June 23-24, 2018
Carillon Park at 1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton,  Ohio
Admission fee. Model train displays, historic exhibits, free miniature train rides, food and more!

11th Annual Dog Day of Summer
June 24, 2018
4389 Spring Grove Avenue at Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum, Cincinnati, Ohio
Remembrance service for lost four-legged loved ones and explore the 400+ acres. Pet adoptions, contests and concessions or bring your own lunch.

Cincinnati Summer Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show
June 24, 2018
The Oasis Golf Club and Conference Center at 902 Loveland-Miamiville Road, Loveland, Ohio
Artisans feature their crafts

Hispanic Catholic Community at St. Mary’s
June 24, 2018
St. Mary’s Church at 210 Allen Street, Dayton, Ohio
Hispanic music, dancing and food!

Tails of Two Cities: A Dog Day Afternoon
June 24, 2018
Eastwood Harshman Road, Dayton, Ohio
Food trucks, doggie ice pools, paw print painting and more!

Double Dutch Neighborhood Block Party
June 28, 2018
Gabriel’s Place at 3618 Reading Road, Avondale, Cincinnati, Ohio

Honey Hill Petting Zoo
June 28, 2018
Rainbow Park, Erlanger, Kentucky
Enjoy seeing the animals!

Fridays on Prouty Summer Concert: The Lovers
June 29, 2018
Downtown Troy
Free event

Springboro Concerts in the Park
June 29, 2018 (+July 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, and 27)
North Park at 195 Tamarack Trail, Springboro, Ohio
Bring your lawn chair!

Aurora Red, White and Boom
June 29-30, 2018
Lesko Park at State Route 56, Aurora, Indiana
Food, live music, beer and wine garden along with free military boat rides. Fireworks on Saturday night.

Bark in the Burg at Community Park
June 30, 2018
550 S. First Street at Community Park in downtown Miamisburg, Ohio
A festival for dogs and their people!

Firecracker Festival
June 30, 2018
Symmes Township Park at 11600 Lebanon Road, Loveland, Ohio
Live music, rides, food, car show and… fireworks!

 

 

Your Guide to the Local Community Theater Season for 2018 and 2019

Community Theater 2018-2019One of the best parts about living in our region is the robust and diverse arts scene. In addition to a healthy roster of music venues and art museums, this area is FULL of both professional and community theatre. Below is a sampling of what some of our community theaters are offering this season. What are you looking forward to seeing?

Community theaters are listed alphabetically for Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana:

Acting Up
Mason, Ohio 

  • Shrek the Musical – September 21-23, 2018

Beechmont Players
Anderson Center Theatre, Anderson Township, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • When We Are Married – May 11-19, 2018
  • The Canterville Ghost – July 27 – August 4, 2018
  • Widdershins – October 19-27, 2018
  • A Christmas Carol,  a Live Radio Play – December 14-16, 2018
  • Father of the Bride – February 15, 23, 2019
  • Over the Tavern – May 3-11, 2019

Beavercreek Community Theatre
3868 Dayton-Xenia Road, Beavercreek, Ohio

  • Company –  June 15-25, 2018
  • Dreamgirls – August 31 – September 9, 2018
  • Fun Home – October 26 – November 4, 2018
  • Babes in Toyland – November 30 – December 9, 2018
  • A Little Piece in Heaven –January 25 – February 3, 2019
  • Gooney Bird Greene and Her True Life Adventures – March 1-10, 2019
  • The Legend of Georgia McBride – May 3 – 12, 2019
  • Cabaret – June 21-30, 2019

Bespoke Theatre
Dayton, Ohio

  • Macbeth @  Garden Station – August 28 – September 6, 2018

Brookville Community Theatre
7700 Arlington Road, Brookville, Ohio

  • Mary Poppins – June 28 – July 15, 2018
  • Dearly Departed – September 6-16, 2018A Nice Family Christmas– November 8-18, 2018

CenterStage Players
Lockland High School Auditorium at 249 W. Forrer Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday – June 1-9, 2018
  • Parade– September 21-30, 2018
  • Madeline’s Christmas– December 6-9, 2018
  • Rabbit Hole – January 18-27, 2019
  • Vanya, Sonya, Masha and Spike – March 15-24, 2019
  • Hot’l Baltimore – April 26 – May 5, 2019

Cincinnati Music Theatre
Jarson Kaplan Theatre at the Aronoff, downtown Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Camelot – May 11-19, 2018

Dayton Playhouse
1301 E.Siebenthaler Avenue, Dayton, Ohio

  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid –  May 4-20, 2018 (2017-2018 season)
  • My Fair Lady – September 14-30, 2018
  • Murder on the Nile – November 2-11, 2018
  • Ain’t Misbehavin’ – January 18 – February 3, 2019
  • To Kill a Mockingbird –  March 8-17, 2019
  • to-be-betermined musical – May 3-19, 2019

Dayton Theatre Guild
430 Wayne Avenue, Dayton, Ohio

  • Bakersfield Mist – May 11-27, 2018 (2017-2018 season)
  • The Little Foxes – August 17 – September 2, 2018
  • This Random World – October 5-21, 2018
  • The Man Who Killed the Cure – November 16-25, 2018
  • The Shadow Box – January 11-27, 2019
  • Our Mother’s Brief Affair – March 1-17, 2019
  • Nice Girl – April 19 – May 5, 2019
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance – June 7-23, 2019

The Drama Workshop at The Glenmore Playhouse
3716 Glenmore Avenue, Cheviot (Cincinnati), Ohio 

  • The Sting – May 4-20, 2018 (season 2017-2018)
  • Egad! The Woman in White – August 10-26, 2018
  • The Philadelphia Story – September 5 – October 21, 2018
  • A Taffeta Christmas – November 30 – December 16, 2018
  • Love, Loss and What I Wore – February 22 – March 10, 2019
  • Working – A Musical – May 3-19, 2019

The Fairfield Footlighters
Fairfield Community Arts Center, Fairfield, Ohio

  • I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change – May 19-27, 2018

Greater Hamilton Civic Theatre
Harry T. Wilks Conference Center at 1601 University Boulevard, Hamilton, Ohio

  • Last Call at Chez Mort – May 18-19, 2018
  • Assassins – September 20-23, 2018
  • The Wedding Singer – October 4-7, 2018
  • Disney’s My Son Pinocchio –December 6-9, 2018

The Human Race Theatre Company
Loft Theatre at 126 N. Main Stree in Dayton, Ohio

  • Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End – April 19 – May 20, 2018
  • The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) – May 31 – June 17, 2018
  • Banned From Baseball – September 6-23, 2018
  • An Act of God – November 1-18, 2018
  • Around the World in 80 Days – February 28-March 27, 2019
  • Sylvia – April 25 – May 12, 2018
  • Lizzie – June 13-30, 2019

Lebanon Theatre Company
10 S. Mechanic Street, Lebanon, Ohio

  • The Foreigner – May 18-27, 2018 (season 2017-2018)
  • Boeing, Boeing – September 21 – 30, 2018
  • Is He Dead? – February 15-24, 2019
  • She Loves Me – May 17-26, 2019

Loveland Stage Company
111 S. 2nd Street (Route 48), Loveland, Ohio

  • Don’t Drink the Water – May 11-20, 2018 (season 2017-2018)
  • Memphis the Musical – November 2-18, 2018
  • Disney’s The Little Mermaid – July13-22, 2019

Mariemont Players
Walton Creek Theater at 4101 Walton Creek Road, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • The Outgoing Tide – May 11-27, 2018 (season 2017-2018)
  • All the Way – July 13-29, 2018 (season 2017-2018)

Mason Community Players
2752 S US Route 42, Lebanon, Ohio

  • Red, White and Tuna – June 8-16, 2018
  • Man of La Mancha – July 27 – August 4, 2018
  • The Foreigner – September 28 – October 6, 2018
  • Sentimental Journey: A Salute to the OSU – November 9-18, 2018
  • The Visit (Winter 2019 – Dates to be determined)
  • Shear Madness (Spring 2019 – Dates to be determined)
  • to-be-determined musical (Fall 2019)
  • Tuna Does Vegas (Fall 2019- Dates to be determined)
  • The Last 5 Years (2019 – Dates to be determined)

Middletown Lyric Theatre
1530 Central Avenue, Middletown, Ohio

  • Present Laughter – June 8-16, 2018 (2017-2018 season)

Northern Kentucky Community Theater
Anderson Center Theater at 7850 Five Mile Road, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Horizons of Gold, A New Musical – August 24- September 2, 2018
  • It’s a Wonderful Life – November 29 – December 2, 2018

Playhouse South Community Theatre
3750 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering, Ohio (moving to Springboro in Spring 2019)

  • Rock of Ages – May 11-20, 2018
  • School House Rock Live – June 11-13, 2018 (location: Springboro at North Park)

Rivertown Players
Lawrenceburg Indiana and surrounding areas

  • Urinetown the Musical – July 26-28, 2018
  • The Butler Did It! – October 26, 27, 2018
  • Godspell – November 2018
  • Disney’s Sleeping Beauty – Spring 2019

Town Hall Theatre
8200 McEwen Road, Dayton (Washington Township), Ohio

  • Madagascar A Musical Adventure – May 4-20, 2018
  • Camelot and Camelittle – June 1-3, 2018
  • Into the Woods, Jr. (TBD)
  • A Little Princess (TBD)

Springfield Civic Theatre
Various theater locations in Springfield, Ohio

  • The Spitfire Grill – August 10-11, 2018

Tipp City Plays Community Theatre
Tipp City, Ohio

Tri-County Players
Evendale Community Church, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Five Women Wearing the Same Dress (May 4-12, 2018)

Troy Civic Theatre
Troy City Park, Adams Street, Troy, Ohio

  • Making God Laugh – May 4-13, 2018 (season 2017-2018)

Union Community Theatre
Ferguson Community Center (Boone County Historic Courthouse) at 2988 Washington Street, Burlington, Kentucky

  • Snoopy The Musical – November 15-18, 2018

Village Players of Fort Thomas
8 North Fort Thomas Avenue, Fort Thomas, Kentucky

  • Contrary Tales – June 15-17, 2018

Yellow Springs Theater Company
Yellow Springs, Ohio

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream – July 2018

Xenia Area Community Theatre (X*ACT)
45 E. Second Street, Xenia, Ohio

  • You Can’t Take It With You – May 25-June 3, 2018 (season 2017-2018)

Follow current local Cincinnati productions at Behind the Curtain Cincinnati.

Some theaters have not posted their new season yet, so keep an eye out for updates. Let us know if there’s a theatre or show that we missed.

Taste of Cincinnati – May 26-28, 2018 – A Very Tasty, Local Tradition!

TasteofCincinnati2018.pngThe Taste of Cincinnati is a long-standing tradition for Cincinnati, Ohio. This year celebrates its 40th anniversary as the nation’s longest-running free culinary festival. It began as a one-day event in Piatt Park (aka Garfield Park) in 1979. Since then, it has expanded into a three-day event held along Fifth Street in downtown Cincinnati.

What To Expect
Attend this event with an appetite. Enjoy 100s of different food tastes at the festival. In addition, you can enjoy 45 live music performances located on five stages along Fifth Street.

Food Trucks
Along with all of the food booths, you can also enjoy samplings from local food trucks at the Rhinegeist Food Truck Alley.

What’s New This Year
The Taste of Cincinnati is presenting a Music Bash on Sunday, May 27, 2018. The B-52’s, Rick Springfield and Loverboy will be on stage starting at 5pm. There is a charge for tickets – starting at $29.99.