Akron & Canton Fall Festivals – Fall 2023 OH Events

Algonquin Mill Fall Festival - Carrollton, OH - Oct 13 to Oct 15, 2023
Pioneer village, craft demonstrations, old fashioned foods and children’s area.

Ohio Swiss Festival - Sugarcreek, OH - Sep 28 to Sep 30, 2023
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. Taking place each year on the 4th weekend in September, events usually begin on Thursday, with the main festival on Saturday and Sunday.

Barberton Mum Fest - Barberton, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 24, 2023
Over one million blooms of mums annually at Lake Anna Park. Free admission and parking, potted mum sale, family entertainment, arts & crafts, kids activities and more.

Main Street Kent Oktoberfest - Kent, OH - Sep 23 to Sep 23, 2023
Annual event in downtown Kent with food, beer, games, live entertainment and fun from noon to 10 PM.

Mohican Bluegrass Festival - Glenmont, OH - Sep 14 to Sep 16, 2023
A family friendly outdoor music festival along the Mohican river, with bluegrass music, food vendors, craft vendors, kid’s recreation activities, plus camping on-site!

Mantua Potato Festival - Mantua, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2023
Enjoy potatoes, including the “world’s largest pierogi,” beer/wine garden, contests, live entertainment and other fun for three days.

German Family Society Oktoberfest - Akron, OH - Sep 8 to Sep 10, 2023
Live entertainment during the three day festival. Location: 3871 Ranfield Rd, Kent, OH

Bath Harvest Festival - Bath, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 1, 2022
Celebrate the fall bounty amid the sights, smells and tastes of the Cuyahoga Valley. Enjoy the apple cider press, pumpkin patch, apple butter making, pumpkin painting, kettle corn, wagon rides, and farmyard animals. Admission also includes heritage gardens, foodways demonstrations, and early American craft & trade demonstrations, including glassblowing, blacksmithing, and home crafts. The festival is held for two weekends from 10am-5pm at Hale Farm and Village in Cuyahoga Valley National Park.

Chatham Apple Butter Festival - Spencer, OH - Oct 12 to Oct 13, 2019
A boiling cauldron of apple butter, continuously stirred by volunteers over an open fire, is still the main feature of the fun-filled event. This year free activities for children and music on both days of the festival will join delicious home-made food, crafts, baked goods and gift baskets. Country store, community organizations and other vendors, and arts and crafts marketplace. There is no admission charge. Free parking is available on both sides of Route 83 — behind the Memorial Hall pavilion and north of the Chatham Community Center.