Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Ohio Festivals in 2016

Discover fall fun at festivals around Ohio this September and October. We have listed dates for more than 25 events in 2015 and are tracking approximately 20 more things to do this Autumn. We have done our best to find music, art, food and harvest festivals around the state, including options near Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. From street fairs to pumpkin festivals, they offer a great way to get out and enjoy the weather before winter sets in. Don’t forget to also look at our list of Oktoberfest celebrations in Ohio for more options. We apologize for the simple format – we are going to attempt to put them in a calendar of events soon!

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Cleveland Garlic Festival - Cleveland, OH - Dec 30 to Dec 30, 1899
Live bands, Top Chef Grill Off Competition, parade, pageant, and opening preview party. Kids activities including rock climbing, tastings, garlic growing, and chalk art classes.

Sommer Oktoberfest - Olmsted Falls, OH - Aug 19 to Aug 21, 2016

Germania Society Oktoberfest - Cincinnati, OH - Aug 26 to Aug 28, 2016
Food options will include rotisserie grilled chicken, schwenkbraten, sauerkraut balls, schnitzel, brats giant pretzels, Black Forest Cake and more. They will have 60 German and domestic beers on tap including Warsteiner. German wine, schnapps and Jagermiester also available. Grand Raffle featured prize is a tour of Germany for two (or $5000 in cash). Location: Germania Park, 3529 West Kemper Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45251

Van Wert County Apple Festival - Van Wert, OH - Aug 31 to Sep 5, 2016

Sweet Corn Fest - Millersport, OH - Aug 31 to Sep 3, 2016
Enjoy hot buttered sweet corn, midway, tractor pulls, square dancing, contests, 5K run, country crafts, parade. Proceeds benefit 75 non-profit charitable organizations. Located 25 miles east of Columbus.

River Days - Portsmouth, OH - Sep 1 to Sep 5, 2016
Runs from the Thursday before Labor Day through Labor Day. Entertainment on the riverfront stage, arts and crafts, pageant, midway rides and plenty of festival food. Fireworks on Sunday evening. Antique and Collector Car Show on Monday.

Fulton County Fair - Wauseon, OH - Sep 2 to Sep 8, 2016
A fair at the “Top of Ohio” with attendance exceeding 250,000.

WCOL Country Jam - Thornville, OH - Sep 2 to Sep 3, 2016
Headlined by Hank William Jr., Chris Young, Chris Stapleton, Justin Moore and the Charlie Daniels Band.

Columbus Greek Festival - Columbus, OH - Sep 2 to Sep 5, 2016
Live Greek for a weekend at this 44th annual event. Shopping, food, drink, dancing, music and culture. Adult admission is $5 and is good for the entire weekend. Held at The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral.

Liberty Home Association Oktoberfest - Hamilton, OH - Sep 2 to Sep 4, 2016
Admission is $3 with children under 14 free. Homemade German food available including bratwurst, sauerkraut, potato salad, pretzels, German desserts and more. Beer includes options from Paulaner and Anheuser-Busch. Live bands, rides and games for the whole family. Location: 2361 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013

Cleveland Oktoberfest - Cleveland, OH - Sep 2 to Sep 5, 2016
This Cleveland Ohio Oktoberfest happens annually over Labor Day weekend. They are celebrating their 12th anniversary in 2016. Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr beer will be served in addition to several other beers in the International Beer Garden Free parking with the option for paid VIP parking. Celebrity keg tapping. Oktoberfest Microbrew Competition and wiener dog races. Glockenspiel routines on the hour. The finals of the Miss Oktoberfest contest and the masskrugstemmen (one arm stein holding) contest. 5K Beer Run. Vendors in the Bavarian Shopping Village will offer for sale beer steins, German merchandise and other items. Children’s activity area includes inflatables, hay rides, arts & crafts, sand castle building, gingerbread house classes and The Frisch Marionette Company (a puppet show that has been featured in People Magazine and on Showtime). Admission to the festival is $10 per person with children under 12 receiving free admission. Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Rd Berea, OH 44017

St. Andrew Ukranian Fall Festival - Parma, OH - Sep 3 to Sep 4, 2016

Cleveland National Air Show - Cleveland, OH - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2016
Tour aircraft, pack a parachute, watch aerial displays and kids zone.

Labor Day Festival - Canal Winchester, OH - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2016
Attracts over 40,000 visitors annually. Beauty pageant, car show, rides, games, craft vendors, food and entertainment.

Fashion Meets Music Festival - Columbus, OH - Sep 3 to Sep 4, 2016
A collaboration of live music performances and top fashion designers runway shows over Labor Day weekend.

Milan Melon Festival - Milan, OH - Sep 3 to Sep 5, 2016
57th annual event. Parade, beautiful baby contest and other entertainment.

Ohio Renaissance Festival - Waynesville, OH - Sep 3 to Oct 23, 2016
Where else can you make a weekend trip to the 16th Century? Open weekends only.

Rubber Duck Regatta - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 4 to Sep 4, 2016
Thousands of rubber ducks take flight from the Purple People Bridge before the fireworks.

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival - Upper Arlington, OH - Sep 5 to Sep 5, 2016

Harvest Home Fair - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 11, 2016
The Biggest Little Fair in Ohio, dating back to the 1860s, is attended by an estimated 40,000 annually.  It has been run by the Kinwanis Club of Cheviot since 1939.

Improv Festival of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 11, 2016
Nationally known and local performers hosted by OTRimprov in this second annual event.

Popcorn Festival - Marion, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2016
Attracts crowds in excess of 250,000. Parade, rides, cornhole tournament, fine arts show and entertainment.

Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show - Independence, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2016
Three days of pinball, arcade games, toys and more set on free play.

Greek American Festival - Toledo, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016

Mantua Potato Festival - Mantua, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
Enjoy potatoes, beer/wine garden and live entertainment for three days.

Black Swamp Arts Festival - Bowling Green, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
A free, three day art and music festival.

Italian Fall Festa - Kettering, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
A weekend of Italian food, music and fun on the weekend after Labor Day.

Ohio Loves Bacon - Columbus, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 9, 2016
Enjoy bacon cooked by local food trucks and restaurants on The Columbus Commons.

Ohio River Sternwheel Festival - Marietta, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
The 40th annual event will be held at the Ohio River Levee on the corner of Front and Greene Streets. Pageant, fireworks, live music and riverboats, of course. Events are free.

Honeyfest - Lithopolis, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 10, 2016
Show off your best honey recipe, get a bee beard and learn more about beekeeping.

Salt Creek Valley Festival - Richmondale, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016

Vandalia Sister Cities Oktoberfest - Vandalia, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 10, 2016
Location: Vandalia Sports Complex, 1101 Stonequarry Road, Vandalia, OH

Springboro Oktoberfest - Springboro, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 10, 2016
It will be open on Friday evening from 6 PM to midnight, and Saturday from 11am to midnight. Lots of live music, German food, and Paulaner beer. Admission is $3 with children 12 and under free. A portion of all proceeds go to the Wounded Warrior Project, Springboro Community Assistance Center, and the Shriners Hospitals for Children – Cincinnati. Location: 5 West Mill St., Springboro, OH.

German Family Society Oktoberfest - Akron, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
Live entertainment during the three day festival. Location: 3871 Ranfield Rd, Kent, OH

Cuyahoga Falls Oktoberfest - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Sep 9 to Sep 11, 2016
The 37th annual Oktoberfest will have biergarten, charity golf outing, and more. Free admission, free parking and free entertainment.

SkunkFest - North Ridgeville, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016
A gathering of skunk lovers.

Taste of India - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016
Celebrate the Indian culture of Cincinnati with a showcase of food, dancing and local businesses organized by The Hindu Temple of Greater Cincinnati.

Taste of Troy - Troy, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016
Enjoy samples of food from local restaurants as well as live music and beer/wine tastings.

Beaver Creek Popcorn Festival - Beaver Creek, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 11, 2016
Annual event celebrating popcorn the weekend after Labor Day. Food, crafts, 5k popcorn run, live music, karaoke contest, car show and more.

Strut Your Mutt Canine Festival - Mansfield, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016

Cyclops Fest - Yellow Springs, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016
An epic festival of handmade goods, music, culture, and DIY wonderfulness.

Old Hilliardfest - Hilliard, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 10, 2016
An art and street fair with food, music, rides and car show.

Wayne County Fair - Wooster, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 15, 2016
Ohio’s foremost agricultural fair with live music/entertainment, rides and food.

Bellville Street Fair - Bellville, OH - Sep 14 to Sep 17, 2016
Exhibits, shows, rides, free entertainment. Pageant, livestock shows, horse show, truck & tractor pull.

Crestline Harvest Festival - Crestline, OH - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2016

Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 15 to Sep 23, 2016
It showcases regional, national and international urban culture as well as providing a platform for talented minority independent filmmakers, screenwriters and actors of greater Cleveland.

Mohican Bluegrass Festival - Glenmont, OH - Sep 15 to Sep 17, 2016
A family friendly outdoor music festival along the Mohican river.

Harry’s Hofbrau Oktoberfest - Mentor, OH - Sep 15 to Sep 18, 2016

Elyria Apple Festival - Elyria, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016
Draws over 100,000 people annually in the third week of September.

American Birding Expo - Columbus, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016
A retail sales-oriented showcase of products for birders and nature enthusiasts.

Crocker Park Wine Festival - Westlake, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2016
Features musical entertainment and over 150 wines at a benefit for health related charities in Cuyahoga County and elsewhere. 

Ohio Pawpaw Festival - Albany, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016
The pawpaw is North America’s largest native tree fruit.

Tiffin-Seneca Heritage Festival - Tiffin, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016
38th year of Ohio’s 8th largest festival. Family entertainment includes music, amusement rides, pageant, food and children activities.

Saint Peter Parish Oktoberfest - Huber Heights, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 17, 2016
German food, music, dancing, games and crafts.

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 16 to Sep 18, 2016
This Cincinnati Oktoberfest is the largest in the United States with over 500,000 visitors a year.

FallFair Arts Festival - Deerfield Township, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2016

Sparx City Hop - Cleveland, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2016
Discover the best of Cleveland neighborhoods by trolley.

Village Peddler Festival - Kirkland, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
Outdoor marketplace with arts and crafts at the Lake Metroparks Farmpark. Free wagon rides, folk musicians and tasty food. Free parking. Adult admission is $7.

Independents Day Festival - East Franklinton, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
A celebration of Columbus’ creative spirit with art, music, food and more fun.

Delaware County Fair - Delaware, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 24, 2016
The Delaware County Agricultural Society held its first exhibition and show in 1834

Old West Festival - Williamsburg, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
Steampunk Weekend at the authentic Dodge City Wild West town.

Preble County Pork Festival - Eaton, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
Celebrates Preble County’s pork producing industry and agricultural heritage with food, parade, and arts/crafts.

Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
A multicultural celebrating cultural and artistic diversity at Lincoln Park.

Buttercream Festival - West Carrolltown, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2016
Honors the roots of the landmark Woody’s Restaurant.

Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2016

Harrison Rally Day Festival - Perrysburg, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 18, 2016
A community festival with parade, entertainment, food, arts/crafts and more.

Main Street Kent Oktoberfest - Kent, OH - Sep 17 to Sep 17, 2016
3rd annual event in downtown Kent with food, beer, games, live entertainment and fun from noon to 10 PM.

RIPE! Fest - Cleveland, OH - Sep 20 to Sep 21, 2016

Jackson Apple Festival - Jackson, OH - Sep 20 to Sep 24, 2016
Parades, pageant, apple butter making and more.

Resonance Music and Arts Festival - Thomville, OH - Sep 22 to Sep 24, 2016

Barnesville Pumpkin Festival - Barnesville, OH - Sep 22 to Sep 25, 2016

Cincinnati Food and Wine Classic - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
This event pairs top culinary talent with the rich flavors of Cincinnati and the Midwest

Cincinnati Comic Expo - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
More than 20,000 attended this three day event of celebrities, comic artists, cosplayers and fans in 2015.

Midpoint Music Fest - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
About 30,000 annually attend this event that started as an independent music festival and industry conference in 2002.

Route 40 Festival - Hebron, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2016
Live music, parade, car show, pageant and more.

Tipp City Mum Festival - Tipp City, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
Get toadally crazy about the chrysanthemum!

Wilmington Oktoberfest - Wilmington, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2016
The 17th annual Oktoberfest will be held in the St. Columbkille Church parking lot. German food, pig roast, bier garden, live music, chicken dance and Texas Hold’em tournament. There will also be children’s games and activities. The event is held on Friday evening from 7 PM to 11 PM and Saturday from noon to 11 PM.

Columbus Oktoberfest - Columbus, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
The Columbus Oktoberfest celebrates its 51st year. It will be hosted under the historic pavilions of the Ohio Expo Center. Friday night Brat Trot and keg tapping. Contests include stein hoisting and Bavarian yodeling. Food, beer, live music and dancers. Kids Kinderplatz features family friendly activities for your children. Location: 717 E 17th Ave Columbus, OH 43211

Dayton Oktoberfest - Dayton, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 25, 2016
The Dayton Art Institute has hosted this German festival in Dayton for over 40 years. Craft beer, home brew contest, live music on two stages and family friendly kids activities. Preview party takes place on Friday from 7 to 11 PM for those who are 21+ with complimentary beer, wine and live entertainment. Ticket purchase to Preview Party is recommended as space is limited. Location: Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N Dayton, OH 45405

Germantown Pretzel Festival - Germantown, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2016

Ohio Heritage Days Festival - Lucas, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2016

Roche de Boeuf Festival - , OH - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2016
A parade, car show and other festival fun.

Country Applefest - Lebanon, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2016
Food, crafts and entertainment at the Warren County Fairgrounds.

Barberton Mum Fest - Barberton, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2016
Over one million blooms of mums annually at Lake Anna Park.

Dayton Fall Festival - Dayton, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2016

Germantown Pretzel Festival - Germantown, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 25, 2016

North Coast Oktoberfest - Sandusky, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2016
The event is hosted by Sandusky State Theatre, North Coast Young Professionals and the Sandusky Main Street Association. Attractions include a 5K run, 2 stages of live German music and dancing, German food from local restaurants, brat eating contest and other games, as well as commemorative beer stein and other merchandise.

Wolf Creek/Pine River Grist Mill Oktoberfest - Loudonville, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 24, 2016

Ohio City Street Festival - Cleveland, OH - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2016
A one day street festival that showcases Ohio City with food from local restaurants, beer gardens, and live entertainment.

Ohio Swiss Festival - Sugarcreek, OH - Sep 30 to Oct 1, 2016
Everything Swiss from cheese to alphorns, singers and plenty of polka. Kid’s Big Wheel Race, People’s Choice Swiss Cheese Judging and Eating Contest, Swiss Cheese Auction, Festival Queen, Marching Band, Kiddies Parade, 5K & 10K runs, Antique Car Parade, Steinstossen competition and more.

Atwood Fall Festival - Mineral City, OH - Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2016
Food, music, homemade crafts, entertainment, demonstrations, exhibits, camping and more at Atwood Lake Park.

Heritage of Flight Festival - New Carlisle, OH - Sep 30 to Oct 2, 2016
A three day fall festival on Main Street plus the Parade of Planes.

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival - Huntsburg, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2016
A free family day in the country with free admission, parking, games, entertainment and attractions.

Big Beers & Barley Wines - Dayton, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2016
Craft beer festival with some of the best and rarest beers in Ohio. Located at the historic Roundhouse at the Montgomery Co. Fairgrounds.

Spring Valley Potato Festival - Spring Valley, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2016

MacQueen Orchards Apple Butter Stir & Crafts Festival - Holland, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 2, 2016

Woolly Bear Festival - Vermillion, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2016
The largest one day festival in the state of Ohio.

Minster Oktoberfest - Minster, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2016
Over 80,000 attend this Oktoberfest on the first Sunday in October. Live German music, German food, parade, Miss Oktoberfest Pageant, arts & crafts, jug hoist, beer tray relay, 10k run and other fun.

Boardman Rotary Oktoberfestival - Boardman, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2016
The 40th annual Oktoberfest will arise money for the Rotary Club of Boardman. Food, arts & crafts and kid’s entertainment. Admission is $3. Free parking on the west side of the park through the Southern Blvd. Entrance. Shuttle service available from the Heart Center parking lot, south of the park, which has limited offsite parking. Location: Boardman Township Park ­‑ Boardman, Ohio 44512

Loudonville Fair - Loudonville, OH - Oct 4 to Oct 8, 2016

Chagrin Documentary Film Fest - Chagrin Falls, OH - Oct 5 to Oct 9, 2016
A five day celebration of documentary films. 7th annual event.

Beaver Oktoberfest - Beaver, OH - Oct 6 to Oct 9, 2016
Among the many activities at this southern Ohio Oktoberfest are live music, games, amusement rides, cloggers, car and tractor show, baby contest, pie contest and parade. 5K Run / Fun Walk on Saturday. Wood carving demonstrations with sculptures available for bid by auction on Sunday. Location: Main Street (State Route 335), Beaver, Ohio

Algonquin Mill Fall Festival - Carrollton, OH - Oct 7 to Oct 9, 2016
Pioneer village, craft demonstrations, old fashioned foods and children’s area.

Iams Homestead Pioneer Harvest Fest - Trotwood, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2016
Enjoy an autumn day at the Iams Homestead Museum.

Ohio Sauerkraut Festival - Waynesville, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 9, 2016
47th annual event. Arts & Crafts, unique food offerings including sauerkraut pizza,

Oak Harbor Apple Festival - Oak Harbor, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 9, 2016
38th annual event with attendance of 25,000+. Parade, kiddie tractor pulling contest, talent show, bingo, classic car show, 5K apple run, 1 mile kid’s run, live bands and a beer tent.

Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival - Jefferson, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 9, 2016
33rd annual event. Drive yourself tours, parade, quilt show, crafts, farmers market, kids’ rides/games, contests and other entertainment. $5 parking fee per car.

Harvest Moon Festival - Montgomery, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 8, 2016

Applebutter Fest - Grand Rapids, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2016
Apple butter making, juried crafts, music, food, historical re-enactments, pioneer demonstrations, antique cars/farm equipment, children’s area, live music and family fun along the Maumee River.

Hiram House Camp Pumpkin Festival - Chagrin Falls, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2016

Chatham Apple Butter Festival - Spencer, OH - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2001

Fall Festival of Leaves - Bainbridge, OH - Oct 14 to Oct 16, 2016
A Southern Ohio tradition started by the Lions Club of Bainbridge in 1968.

Ohio Smoked Meat and Barbecue Festival - Nelsonville, OH - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2016
BBQ competition, fall foliage train ride and more.

Cincinnati Craft Breweries’ Oktoberfest - Cincinnati, OH - Oct 14 to Oct 15, 2016

Great Pumpkin Glow - Mansfield, OH - Oct 15 to Oct 16, 2016

Columbus Marathon - Columbus, OH - Oct 16 to Oct 16, 2016
The 17th largest U.S. marathon and the largest in Ohio has been ranked by Runner’s World as one of the top 20 marathons in the United States and by USA Today as one of the top 10 fall marathons.

Circleville Pumpkin Show - Circleville, OH - Oct 19 to Oct 22, 2016
100,000 attend this event daily. Always the 3rd Wednesday through Saturday in October. Giant pumpkins, parades, Miss Pumpkin Show & Little Miss Pumpkin Show, amusement rides, food vendors, crafts and games.

Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival - Coshocton, OH - Oct 21 to Oct 23, 2016
Apple butter is at center stage but there’s plenty of other activities including live music, living history building self-guided tour and horse-drawn canal boat rides.

Run of the Dead 5K - Plymouth, OH - Oct 22 to Oct 22, 2016

Monsterfield Masquerade - Mansfield, OH - Oct 25 to Oct 25, 2016

Fabulous Food Show - Cleveland, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 13, 2016
11th annual event. Culinary celebration including demonstrations and the Great Sugardale BAC-ON National Competition Finals. Art & craft fair; wine, beer and spirits sampling; and shopping.

Southern Ohio Music Fall Festival - Wilmington, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 12, 2016
Featuring bluegrass, old-time, and gospel music.

Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival - Fairfield, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 12, 2016
A weekend of nearly a hundred wineries pouring hundreds of wines.

Future Events – 2017

If we find the dates for a festival next fall (September or October 2017) which does not have an event in 2016, we will post them here.

Past Events

We know that you want current events. But we often don’t have dates for the current year. We leave those events with their link here so that you can look for the new dates yourself. We hope you don’t mind!

September 2015:


Salt Creek Valley Festival – Richmondale, OH – Sept 11-13, 2015
Food, craft vendors, live entertainment and more.

Jackson Apple Festival – Jackson, OH – September 22-25, 2015
75th annual event. Parades, pageant, apple butter making and more.

Glendale Street Fair – Glendale, OH – September 26, 2015


Maumee Bay River Festival – Sept 27, 2015

Bellville Street Fair – Bellville OH – September 16-19, 2015
165th annual event. Exhibits, shows, rides, free entertainment. Pageant, livestock shows, horse show, truck & tractor pull.


Barnesville Pumpkin Festival – Barnesville, OH – September 24-27, 2015

Pretzel Festival – Germantown, OH – September 26-27, 2015

Dayton Fall Festival – Centerville, OH

October 2015:

Loudonville Street Fair – Oct 6-10, 2015

Minges Pumpkin Festival – Harrison, OH – October 17-18, 2015
Enon Apple Butter Festival – Enon, OH – October 10-11, 2015

Pumpkin Festival at Hiram House Camp – Chagrin Falls, OH – October 11, 2015
44th annual, Sunday from 10am to 5pm
Named in “America’s Best Pumpkin Festivals” – by Fodor’s Travel. Family Fun for All Ages, on 172 wooded acres in scenic NE Ohio! Rain or Shine, Great Outdoor & Indoor Attractions! Enjoy SPOOK-tacular Haunted Hay Maze, BOO-tiful Pumpkin Patch, delicious Festival Food & Refreshments, Animals, Games, Pony Rides, Music, Entertainment, Autumn Colors, Pumpkins, Mums & S’mores! NEW! Tie-Dye Twists, Can Jam, Donkey Cart Rides, Fried Oreos, AWE-some SLIME!!! Benefits Hiram House Campership Fund to send Children in need to Summer Camp FREE! Children 12 yrs. & under; Adults $5 ; FREE Parking & FREE
Shuttle Buses! (at Orange Schools, 32000 Chagrin Blvd. Pepper Pike, OH 44124)
Location: Hiram House Camp, 33775 Hiram Trail, Chagrin Falls, OH 44022

Cincinnati Chocolate Festival – Cincinnati, OH – October 11, 2015


Century Village Museum Apple Butter Festival – Geauga County, OH – October 10, 2015
Sayler Park Harvest Festival – Sayler Park, OH – October 2015

October Fall Festival – Cambridge, OH – October 3, 2015

Montgomery Harvest Moon Family Festival – Montgomery, Ohio – Oct 10, 2015

November 2015:


Jungle Jim’s International Wine Festival – Nov 13-14, 2015
A weekend of nearly a hundred wineries pouring hundreds of wines.

Find other fun things to do in Ohio in October:

Oktoberfest in Ohio
Ohio Corn Mazes
Ohio Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Ohio
Ohio Pumpkin Patches


  1. Please don’t forget the South Vienna Corn Festival! Located in the village of South Vienna right off rte. 40 the weekend after Labor day. Food, rides, crafts, entertainment, and of course SWEET CORN! Parade on Saturday and a queens pageant as well. Kiddie tractor pull. Great fun for the kids and parents as well!

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