Festivals and Fairs

Friday, September 5

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Jane's Saddlebag, Union

Stop by every Friday night for a cruise in with music, $1 hot dogs, door prizes, photos, and more fun.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

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Washington Park, Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Celtic Festival offers Irish fare as well as festival favorites, along with plenty of artistic offerings, including wood carvings, home decor, hand-beaded jewelry and more from local craft vendors.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

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Vine Street Park, Cincinnati

Join the fun at Vine Street Park during the St. Clement Festival & Pig Roast, including live entertainment, rides, booths, a special Sports Bar area for those who want to catch the Bengals game, games, and a grand raffle!

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 6

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Old West Festival, Williamsburg

Mosey on over to the Old West in this festival full of old-time, wild west fun!  Visitors will be treated to an authentic Dodge City Wild West town, circa 1878, and can enjoy live music, cowboy gun fights, and a special Kids Country complete with panning for gold, pony and wagon rides, and the A&A… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

St. George Russian Orthodox Church, Loveland

With pirozhki, folk music, and Russian dancers, all the senses will delight in this annual festival hosted by St. George Russian Orthodox Church.  Check out homemade desserts, authentic Russian souvenirs, children’s games, arts and crafts, and Church tours.  Musicians and dancers will perform throughout the day, including parish youth who will perform Russian folk dances…. Read more »

Categories: Art, Dance, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Jane's Saddlebag, Union

Bring the whole gang for inflatables, games, hay rides, face painting and food and drink specials all day long.

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Clippard Family YMCA, Cincinnati

Celebrate Clippard Family YMCA’s 20th anniversary with a summer concert, pool party and a picnic!  Concert begins at 5 p.m.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Wednesday, September 10

Blue Ash Police Department, Blue Ash

Visit with the Blue Ash Police Department and enjoy station tours, crime prevention information, vehicle displays, K9 demonstrations and more, including some tasty treats from Donatos Pizza on Kenwood Road and Whit’s Frozen Custard.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Parent Education Ages: All ages

Thursday, January 1

Harveysburg, Ohio, Waynesville

Step back in time to a 16th-century English village and learn about life in the Renaissance.  Visit with over 150 costumed characters, sample some hearty food and drink, enjoy nearly 100 shows each day, browse arts and crafts, and of course, check out some games of skill, human-powered rides and jousting.  Open Saturdays and Sundays… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Living History, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Thursday, September 11

Fountain Square, Downtown, Cincinnati

The Standard’s Volunteer Expo returns for another year of connecting local non-profit organizations and families interested in volunteer opportunities.  Meet with over 40 vendors and find a service or donation opportunity that best fits your interests and skills, whether you’re looking for a one-time project or a long-term commitment.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Parent Education, Volunteer Opportunities Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 13

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Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati

Check out this family-friendly exhibit of invention, creativity and more – “makers” of all ages will share their inventions and wares, whether they are tech enthusiasts, crafters, scientists or just garage tinkerers.

$$ Categories: Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Museum Events Ages: All ages

Cincinnati Observatory Center, Cincinnati

The Cincinnati Observatory will celebrate the telescope with an all-day and all-night open house!  Activities include classes, educational materials for teachers, crafts for kids, safe viewing of the Sun, a swap tale, tours of the historic buildings and plenty of door prizes, including a telescope!  Enjoy festivities from 12 – 5 p.m., RSVP for a… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Science Ages: All ages

Friday, September 19

Walton Branch, Boone County Public Library, Walton

Search through hay for hidden prizes, take a hayride around town, and enjoy s’mores by the fire!

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Library Events, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Saturday, September 20

Jane's Saddlebag, Union

Peruse the wares of local craft vendors and enjoy live music all day long, as well as some great homemade food and desserts.

$ Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Nature Ages: All ages

Sawyer Point

This fun concert makes its return to Sawyer Point with plenty of good music and good times.  Bring the family to enjoy bluegrass favorites like The Lady Slippers and The Comet Bluegrass All-Stars, then check out themed areas like The Farmer’s Market, Family Wellness and a Toddler Play Area.  Green BEAN Delivery will be providing… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Health and Safety, Music, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Sunday, September 21

Boone Woods Park, Burlington

Boone Woods Park is the setting for the 34th annual arts and crafts show — explore the works of fifty area artists and crafters, while enjoying bluegrass music on the Creekside Stage.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities Ages: All ages

Carrico/Fort Thomas Branch, Campbell County Public Library, Fort Thomas

Show off your furry friend!  Pet care expert Marsie Hall Newbold of Marsie’s Menagerie will emcee this year’s just-for-fun show.  Contest categories include Best Looking, Best Trick, Best in Costume, and Most Obedient.  Dogs not participating in the show can enter a drawing for a door prize.  Dogs must be on leash at all times…. Read more »

RSVP Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Library Events Ages: All ages

Thursday, January 1

Matthew O'Brien Diggs II Plaza, Burnet Woods Park, Cincinnati

C-section rates are at an all-time high.  Join other parents and medical providers in this rally to support safe and respectful maternity care.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Parent Education Ages: All ages

Sunday, September 21

Mayerson JCC, Cincinnati

RSVP by Aug. 30. Oompa Loompa time’s drawing near, get a sweet start to the Jewish New Year! Bring the whole gang for this fun and free afternoon featuring trackless train rides to Applejack Junction, apples and honey activities, a candy bar buffet, Graeter’s ice cream, Sandy Candy, a birthday cake bounce house, a giant… Read more »

RSVP Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Friday, September 26

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CliftonFest , Cincinnati

Head to Ludlow Avenue in Clifton for a weekend celebration that includes street chalk art, live music, a Kids’ Zone, merchant sidewalk sales, and plenty of tasty treats.  Bring the pets for a special Pet Parade!

Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Music, Outdoor Activities, Theater Ages: All ages