Festivals and Fairs

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Sunday, October 22

Happening thru:

Festival Grounds, Waynesville

It’s time for turkey legs, jousting, swordsmen, fine artisans and crafters, live music, and some brand-new features including performances from Circa Brava, and Theatre in the Ground’s “Mudde Show.”  Take a joyful step back in time and relish in the sights, sounds and smells of the Renaissance-era!  Open 10:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., weekends, Sept…. Read more »

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

Carol Ann's Carousel, Cincinnati

It’s a day devoted to comics, superheroes, and more.  Learn some drawing techniques, play video games, purchase comic books and merchandise, create a superhero or villain badge, and enter one of several contests to win prizes!  

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Coney Island, Cincinnati

Enjoy a Trick-or-Treat Trail for kids, a pumpkin launch, carriage rides, the Fright Lights musical light show, Coney’s Classic Rides, live entertainment, farmyard friends and more.  

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

St. John's United Church of Christ

Enjoy corn dogs for lunch from 11:30-12:30. Then, head outside to meet some furry friends from Party Animals Petting Zoo, and give the kids a chance to bounce out their energy in Mr. Cowpie’s bounce house. We’ll have pumpkin decorating, hay rides and fellowship. This fun event is open to the public, and is sure to… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wyoming Civic Center, Cincinnati

Bring the pups for fun parade and contests to support Wyoming Youth Services.  Online registration begins at 1 p.m., with the parade at 2 p.m.  Be sure to stick around for the Halloween Hooplah, complete with a pumpkin decorating/carving contest, spooky music, a hay maze and more.  

$ Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Monday, October 23

Happening thru:

Florence Branch, Boone County Public Library

Halloween fun for all ages – spooky stories and ghostly games. Don’t forget to wear your costume!  Also at the Main Branch (1786 Burlington Pike) on Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m.; the Walton Branch (21 S. Main) on Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m.; and the Scheben Branch (8899 US 42) on Oct. 29 at 2… Read more »

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Library Events, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Tuesday, October 24

M.E. Lyons YMCA

Meet Cool Critters, enjoy face painting, games and prizes in this fall festival.  

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Wednesday, October 25

Clovernook Country Club

Join a dinner to honor those who have served our country.  Journalist Peter Bronson will speak about the Honor Flight program, which transports America’s veterans to Washington DC to visit the memorials that honor the services and sacrifices of those who have served in the armed forces.  

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Thursday, October 26

Clermont County YMCA

Enjoy games, trick-or-treating, vendors, a DJ and a costume parade.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Gamble-Nippert YMCA, Cincinnati

Enjoy games, crafts and face painting as you celebrate all things Fall.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Friday, October 27

Y at Duck Creek YMCA, Cincinnati

Decorate your car and break out the best costumes for a morning of trunk-or-treating and kids’ games.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Campbell County YMCA, Fort Thomas

Bring the kids for a DJ, bounce house, bumper cars, a Fall-o-Ween costume contest, games, snacks and more.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Heritage Village Museum inside Sharon Woods, Cincinnati

Join a “slight-fright” family-friendly evening with the kids!  Wear your costume and come for trick or treating, balloon art, wagon rides, and barely-haunted houses.  

$ Categories: Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Goldfish Swim School West Chester

Join us for an open swim, themed crafts, activities, and light refreshments! Don’t forget to wear your costume to be entered into our raffle!

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

Saturday, October 28

Duke Energy Convention Center, Cincinnati

It’s the eleventh year for this literary festival featuring over 100 national, regional and local authors and illustrators, book signings, panel discussions, and activities.  From the Kids Corner and Teen Scene to the author panels and writing presentations, there’s something for everyone!

Categories: Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Carol Ann's Carousel, Cincinnati

Crafts, coloring, games, costume contests, coupons and of course, trick-or-treating and carousel rides are all part of the day’s festivities.  

$ Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sands Montessori

Complete with food trucks, games and prizes for kids, shopping, human hamster ball bowling, 24 foot inflatable slide, bouncy obstacle course and more, the Fall Carnival & Food Truck Rally is a fun event for the whole family and the community. The carnival features game booths run by each classroom and a split-the-pot raffle. Special-edition… Read more »

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Happening thru:

Washington Park, Cincinnati

Bring the kids for puppet shows, visits with the Cincinnati Circus, a pumpkin patch, food vendors and more entertainment.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Power Crosley, Jr. YMCA, Cincinnati

Dive into scarecrow decorating, fall themed games, a bake sale, and a Bushel of Fun scavenger hunt.  

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

Sunday, October 29

Kids First Sports Center, Cincinnati

Celebrate Halloween in a kid-friendly, safe environment with trunk-or-treating in the parking lot (best decorated trunk receives a $100 Kids First tuition card!), a pumpkin patch, hayrides, crafts, carnival games, gym stations, a giant inflatable slide and much more!  Wear your costumes and get ready to have so much fun, it’s spooky!

RSVP $ Categories: Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Outdoor Activities, Seasonal/Holiday Ages: All ages

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