Dayton Area Festivals – August/September

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AUGUST

Fulton Farm’s Sweet Corn Festival
August 23-24 – Troy, OH

Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival
August 28-29 – Clifton, OH

AleFest Dayton
August 29 – Dave Hall Plaza, Downtown Dayton, OH

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm – The Grape Escape
August 29-30 – Lebanon, OH

SEPTEMBER

The Fair at New Boston
September 5-6 – George Rogers Clark Park, Springfield, OH

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 5-October 25 – Harveysburg, OH

Holiday at Home
September 6-7 – Shroyer Rd & Lincoln Park Blvd, Kettering, OH

Taste of Hudson
September 6-7 – Historic Downtown Hudson, OH

Italian Fall Festa
September 11-13 – Bella Villa Hall, Kettering, OH

Vandalia Oktoberfest
September 11-13 – Vandalia Sports Complex on Stonequarry Road, Vandalia, OH

Buttercream Festival
September 12 – 810 E. Dixie Drive, West Carrollton, OH

Cyclops Fest
September 12 – John Byran Center, Downtown Yellow Springs, OH

Beavercreek Popcorn Festival
September 12-13 – Dayton-Xenia Rd, Beavercreek, OH

Xenia Community Festival
September 18-19 – Shawnee Park, Xenia, OH

Taste of Troy
September 19 – Troy Ohio

Hidden Valley Fruit Farm – Apple Daze
September 19-20 – Lebanon, OH

Preble County Pork Festival
September 19-20 – Preble County Fairgrounds, Eaton, OH

The Dayton Art Institute Oktoberfest
September 25-27 – The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH

Old Timers Days
September 25-27 – Greene County Fairgrounds, Xenia, OH

Tipp City Mum Festival
September 25-27 – Tipp City, OH

Country Applefest
September 26 – Warren County Fairgrounds, Lebanon, OH

Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival
September 26 – Fort Ancient, Oregonia, OH

Aullwood’s Apple Fest
September 26-27 – Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Dayton, OH

Germantown Pretzel Festival
September 26-27 – Veterans Memorial Playground, Germantown, OH

Prairie Days, Greenville
September 26-27 – Shawnee Prairie Preserve, Greenville, OH

Pyramid Hill Art Fair
September 26-27 – Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, Hamilton, OH

Local Fall Festivals – August/September 2015

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There are always plenty of options for entertainment in the tri-state area. Whether you’re looking for good food, spirits, music, art, shopping, family-friendly or all of the above, Greater Cincinnati has something right up your alley. Take a look a just a few of the events coming up in August and September.

AUGUST

Great Inland Seafood Festival
August 13-16 – Festival Park, Newport, KY

Food Truck Rally
August 14 – The Square at Union Centre, West Chester, OH

Miami County Fair
August 14-20 – Miami County Fairgrounds, Troy, OH

Mayesfest – Bluegrass Festival
August 15 – Bellevue Beach Park, Bellevue, KY

Festival on the Lake
August 15 – A.J. Jolly Lake, Alexandria, KY

Battery Hooper Days
August 15-16 – James A. Ramage Civil War Museum, Covington, KY

Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
August 20-22 – Sawyer Point, Cincinnati, OH

Bootyard Bash
August 22 – Washington Park, Cincinnati, OH

Beer, Wine and Food Festival
August 28-29 – Wyoming, OH

Taste of Blue Ash
August 28-29 – Blue Ash Summit Park, Blue Ash, OH

Germany Society Oktoberfest
August 28-30 – Germania Society of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

Red Bull Soapbox Race Cincinnati
August 29 – Mt. Adams Bar District, Cincinnati, OH

Taste of OTR
August 29 – Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati, OH

AleFest Dayton
August 29 – Dave Hall Plaza, Downtown Dayton, OH

For additional August events, go here.

SEPTEMBER

Alexandria Fair and Horse Show
September 2-7 – Alexandria Fairgrounds, Alexandria, KY

Incline District Street Fair
September 5 – Incline District, 3001 Price Avenue in Price Hill, Cincinnati, OH

Cruise-A-Palooza
September 5 – Coney Island, Cincinnati, OH

Rubber Duck Regatta
September 6 – Purple People Bridge/Serpentine Wall, Cincinnati, OH

Riverfest (WEBN Fireworks)
September 6 – Ohio River (Riverfront in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati)

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 5-October 25 – Harveysburg, OH

MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest
September 11-13 – MainStrasse Village, Covington, KY

Longstone Street Festival
September 12 – 200 Main Street, Milford, OH

Old West Festival
September 12-October 18 – Williamsburg, OH

Cincy Comicon
September 12-13 – Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, KY

Cincinnati Hispanic Fest
September 12-13 – Hamilton County Fairgrounds in Carthage, Cincinnati, OH

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati
September 18-20 – Downtown Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati Comic Expo
September 18-20 – Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati, OH

Fifty Fest
September 19 – Fifty West Brewing, Cincinnati, OH

Lantern Fest
September 19 – Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY

Newport Oktoberfest
September 25-27 – Festival Park, Newport, KY

MidPoint Music Festival
September 25-27 – Downtown Cincinnati, OH

Fort Ancient Bluegrass Festival
September 26 – Fort Ancient, Oregonia, OH

Taste of the Levee
September 27 – Newport on the Levee, Newport, KY

For additional September events, go here.

What events are on your calendar every year?

See More Food Trucks in Over-the-Rhine and Other City Locations

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The Mobile Food Vending Program has expanded its food truck zones (from Fifth/Race; Court Street and Sawyer Point) to now include:

  • Fountain Square
  • University of Cincinnati
  • Washington Park/Over-the-Rhine  – Three trucks will soon be able to serve food for breakfast and lunch at Washington Park and two trucks will be able to serve in the evening at 12th Street/Clay. Washington Park will soon have bistro tables and chairs near the Food Truck area.

Read more from Soapbox Cincinnati about the expanded Food Truck program.

Read about some of the different Cincinnati-area food trucks from a former Sibcy Cline News Blog article here.

What is New with the Taste of Cincinnati Event – May 25-27, 2013

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The Taste of Cincinnati, a huge Memorial Day weekend tradition since 1979, will be held this year from May 25-27, 2013 in downtown Cincinnati. There are three new experiences to enjoy this year when attending this major foodie event:

Dining Area Seating

  • Tasters will enjoy a more intimate dining area with seating
  • Area chefs (from 20 Brix, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Daveed’s, Orchid’s, The Palace, Tano’s and Graeter’s) will be at this site for three-hour time periods each day
  • Enjoy free food samples and cooking demos

Beer Garden
A Christian Moerlein Beer Garden will be erected on Fountain Square. Taste some samples and learn about crafting beer.

Food Truck Alley
Along North Broadway (off Fifth Street) some popular area food trucks will have their food samples

Use the Taste of Cincinnati App
The Taste of Cincinnati has an iphone app as well as a droid app so you can look easily strategize and find your favorite  restaurants, food and entertainment!