Festivals and Fairs

Friday, September 26

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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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

Thursday, January 1

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

Friday, September 26

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

Thursday, January 1

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

Saturday, September 27

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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

Thursday, January 1

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

Saturday, September 27

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

Friday, October 3

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Whitewater Valley Railroad, Grand Central Station, Connersville

Enjoy the annual Metamora Canal Days Festival!  Take a scenic train ride through the Whitewater Valley and travel to the historic town of Metamora, where you can enjoy shops, restaurants, and a look at history during your layover, before returning to Connersville.

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

Saturday, October 4

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Gorman Heritage Farm, Cincinnati

Whether you just want to hike and enjoy the fall colors, or bring the family for entertainment, crafts, refreshments, games and a pumpkin slingshot, the Sunflower Festival has it all.  Tour the farm, and enjoy acres of sunflowers ready for picking, photographing and just appreciating.

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

iSPACE - The STEM Learning Place (at Scarlet Oaks), Cincinnati

Soar in for a payload of hands-on space activities and demonstrations.  Participants can ride a hovercraft, try on a space suit, launch a rocket, watch a liquid nitrogen demo, fly a glider and an RC helicopter, meet The Math Magic Man and Spaceman Bob, drive a robot and more.  Families can learn from exhibitors like… Read more »

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

Boone County Fairgrounds, Burlington

The Boone County Animal Shelter will host its third annual Pawapalooza event, which includes animal adoptions from rescues around the Tri-State, concessions, vendors, costume contests, inflatables for the kids and plenty more.  Funds raised will be used for the medical care of sick, injured and abused animals and to support the volunteer and foster care… Read more »

Categories: Animal Encounters, Festivals and Fairs, Fundraisers 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

Devou Park Bandshell, Covington

Explore the family-friendly offerings of Covington — check out the Wee Folk Fairy Fest in Mainstrasse from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., enjoy free admission at the Behringer-Crawford Museum (1600 Montague Road) all day, and don’t miss DevouGrass, a music and arts festival in Devou Park from 12 p.m. to dusk.  The concert benefits the… Read more »

Categories: Art, Crafts, Festivals and Fairs, Fundraisers, Music, 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

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church, Cincinnati

Kick off fall with activities for everyone!  Kids can play a variety of games to earn prizes, jump in the bounce houses, and take a pony ride.  Adults can check out raffles and a silent auction, and everyone will enjoy the sounds of The Grove and Waiting on Ben.  A portion of the funds raised… Read more »

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

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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

Sunday, October 5

Greenview Place in Bond Hill, Cincinnati

Join a fun-filled day of games, fitness, face painting, and more, all while learning about this group designed to help school-aged girls become active members of the community.

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