Festivals and Fairs

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Thursday, October 18

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Blooms & Berries , Loveland

Join us for Fall on the Farm at Blooms & Berries, where we have all of the fall fun your family can imagine! As you make your way through our 7 acre “Migration Mystery themed corn maze, your family will help Monica the monarch with a puzzle. You can also find your way through our… Read more »

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

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Country Pumpkins Farm, Dry Ridge

Fall fun for the whole family! U-pick pumpkins, hayrides, barrel train rides, a corn maze, corn boxes, farm animals, and MORE! Join us, and make memories on our working 250 acre dairy farm. 

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

Friday, October 19

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Kings Island , Kings Mills

When the sun goes down, and the werewolves begin to howl, head to Kings Island for Halloween Haunt! With haunted attractions like Backwoods Bayou and Urgent Scare, and nightmare inducing rides like Banshee and The Beast, you are sure to hear terrified shrieks all night long! This is a frightful event that is open until… Read more »

$$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Parents' Night Out Ages: Parents Only, Teens

Saturday, October 20

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Gorman Heritage Farm, Cincinnati

Enjoy a crisp fall day at Gorman Heritage Farm. Your family will love finding their way through the corn maze, meeting farm animals, cutting sunflowers ($1 per stem), taking a hayride and eating  delicious food from local food trucks.   

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

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Ohio Renaissance Festival , Harveysburg

Watch the Queen’s Parade as you gnaw on a turkey leg! Take your family back to medieval times for games, rides, shopping, and shows.    Themed weekends:  9/1-9/3 Friends and Family Weekend BOGO free tickets  9/8- 9/9 Time travelers weekend  9/15-9/16 Pirates weekend 9/22-9/23 Fantasy weekend 9/29-9/30 Feast of fools  10/6-10/7 Highland weekend 10/13-10/14 Barbarian… Read more »

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

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Kings Island , Kings Mills

Enjoy fall family fun during the day with The Great Pumpkin Fest at Kings Island! Pet barnyard animals, create crafts with Woodstock, ride a pedal tractor, go trick-or-treating, take in an entertaining Charlie Brown and friends show, and then enjoy all of the rides Planet Snoopy has to offer! This event is festive and fun,… Read more »

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

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Coney Island

From the family hay ride, petting zoo, magic show, trick – or – treat trail and classic rides, your little pumpkins will be absolutely screaming with delight at this annual event. Make your purchase online for a $1 discount per ticket. 

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

Taft's Brew Company

Taft’s Brewpourium is turning one; help them celebrate at an epic anniversary party! There will be beer specials, live music, a pork roast, pumpkin competitions and so much more. -Beer specials: $5 Gourd to Death draft, $4 rotating beer can of the hour and a rare appearance of SXB (SXB bottles available for carry-out) -15+… Read more »

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

Sunday, October 21

Civic Center Maine Hall

Don’t miss this family fall classic for some Halloween fun! Pick a pumpkin for $2 from the pumpkin patch to carve or paint. Make sure to enter the pumpkin carving/decorating contest which will be held at 3pm for your chance to win a prize. Enjoy making a craft, listening to spooky music, and jumping on… Read more »

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

Saturday, October 27

Sands Montessori, Cincinnati

Play fun carnival games and try tasty foods from local food trucks all while supporting the children and teachers of Sands Montessori.

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

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Washington Park, Cincinnati

Bring the whole family out for a wonderful weekend of shopping, live music and more. There will be aisles of local vendors homemade crafts, baked goods and wares, plus 4 musical acts performing each day and a kids area with face painting, relay races and other awesome activities. 

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

Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

Stop by the CAC’s UnMuseum for a free printing themed festival. Join us as we experiment with various forms of printmaking, learn tips from local artists and discover how to use different techniques and found objects to create unique ink – based works of art. 

Categories: Art, Festivals and Fairs Ages: All ages

Red Balloon Cafe+Play, Cincinnati

The winter holidays will be here before you know it, so why not get a little shopping done at Red Balloon Café + Play? Check out local vendors and enjoy complimentary snacks all while your kids play for FREE.

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

Sunday, October 28

Kids First Sports Center

Dress the kids in their finest Halloween costumes and head over to Kids First Sports Center for their 6th annual Spook-A-Palooza. There will be family friendly trunk or treating, a pumpkin patch, hayride, crafts, games, an inflatable slide and more! 

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

Friday, November 2

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Bicentennial Commons River Center

Arts in the MetroParks is an art series competition with 2018’s theme “Great Miami Riverway.” Artists and nature lovers from all over the Butler County community will have the chance to experience creative visions of the Great Miami River at the new River Center through various art mediums. Light refreshments and short environmental conservation films… Read more »

$ Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Films, Nature Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 3

Cincinnati Art Museum

Celebrate the Cincinnati Art Museum’s special exhibit The Fabric of India during this month’s Family First Saturday. The Cultural Centre of India and CAM will be hosting performances, artist demonstrations, storytelling, a family fashion runway and more! 

Categories: Art, Festivals and Fairs, Museum Events, Storytimes Ages: All ages

Saturday, November 10

Cincinnati Sports Club

Explore all that it is offered at the Cincinnati Sports Club during this family friendly open house. Give yoga, pilates and spinning a try with a 20 minute group class demo, sample items from onsite food trucks, tour the facilities and more. Don’t forget to bring the kids, they will love the ninja obstacle course,… Read more »

Categories: Festivals and Fairs, Fitness, Health and Safety, Sports Ages: All ages

Thursday, November 15

Contemporary Arts Center

Stop by the CAC for a nature themed Art Play inspired by the exhibition, No Two Alike. We’ll be creating botanical sun prints, designing clay nature nests and making portraits using natural materials. Stick around for some kid-friendly yoga in the UnMuseum following each Art Play session.

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

Friday, November 16

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Germania Park

The 21st annual Germania Christkindlmarkt celebrates the holidays with German flare including music, food and imported gifts. There will also be carriage rides, a petting zoo, visits from Santa Claus, Saint Nicholas, and Krampus and more! Be sure to stick around for the traditional lantern parade on Saturday at 7:00 p.m.

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

Saturday, November 17

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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

The 36th Annual PNC Festival of Lights will once again transform the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden into a “Wild Wonderland”. Bask in the glow of 3 million LED lights, watch a Mad Cap black-light puppet show, ride the BB&T Toyland Express, search for fairies in Fairy Land, marvel at the spectacular Swan Lake show… Read more »

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

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