Festivals and Fairs

Thursday, January 1

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

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

Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad, Lebanon

Take a train ride to the Lebanon Country Applefest, and enjoy learning about railroad history before embarking to explore a festival full of tasty treats, crafts and fun.  Train departs at 12, 2 and 4 p.m.

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

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

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

Chapin Branch, Boone County Public Library, Petersburg

Search through hay for hidden prizes, create a scarecrow craft, and enjoy s’mores by the fire, while visiting with the Library’s Community Center on Wheels.

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

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

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

Jane's Saddlebag, Union

After visiting the annual Salt Lick Festival at Big Bone Lick State Park, stop by Jane’s Saddlebag for homemade food and desserts, plus visit the petting zoo, enjoy free hay rides, check out the Kids Village and more.

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

Goebel Park, Covington

Enjoy live performances, art booths and vendors and plenty of free activities for the whole family to enjoy, as well as a Covington-based scavenger hunt.  Dress up as your favorite super hero or fairy, grab a free balloon, join a parade, and learn how to bring the art experience into your home with help from… Read more »

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

Goebel Park, Covington

Visit with art booths and vendors in the park, enjoy live performances and plenty of free activities for families.  Dress up as your favorite super hero or fairy, grab a free balloon for the little ones, and don’t miss the parade around the promenade, led by a horse-drawn carriage.

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

Bandshell, Devou Park, Covington

The first annual DevouGrass festival features live bluegrass music, regional arts and crafts vendors, tasty treats from food trucks, and a special performance by Circus Mojo.  Admission is free, but donations are appreciated to benefit the Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky.

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

Coney Island Park, Cincinnati

Bring the whole family for Halloween fun, including a trick-or-treat trail, classic rides, farmyard friends, pony rides, a musical light show, the Monster Bash Live Show, and a Halloween Magic Show!

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

Turfway Park, Florence

Join this annual festival of fun that’s all about benefiting charities like the Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky, Redwood and more.  Grown-ups can participate in the Texas Hold’Em Tournament on Friday night (register online), or come out on Saturday for a 5K run, a silent auction, live entertainment and more.

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

Heritage Universalist Unitarian Church, Cincinnati

Visit this art show that features all disciplines of visual art, including pottery, jewelry, stained glass, paintings, photography and more, along with live music ranging from folk, bluegrass, classical and pop.

Categories: Art, Crafts, Exhibits, Festivals and Fairs, Fundraisers Ages: All ages

Powel Crosley Jr., YMCA, Cincinnati

Bring the gang for a day of fall fun and enjoy a sampling of the Y’s programs.

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

Blue Ash YMCA, Cincinnati

The Blue Ash YMCA invites the community for a free event to celebrate the fall season, with activities and fun for all ages.

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Campbell County YMCA, Fort Thomas

Dress up in your favorite Halloween attire and join others for a night of ghoulish fun!

Categories: Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

M.E. Lyons YMCA, Cincinnati

This Halloween dance is open to individuals with disabilities along with their friends, family and the community.

Categories: Dance, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Saturday, October 25

Clippard YMCA, Cincinnati

The community is invited for fun, exciting and health-related activities at this fall festival!

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