Germania Society Oktoberfest - Cincinnati, OH - Aug 28 to Aug 30, 2020
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
Ohio Renaissance Festival - Waynesville, OH - Sep 5 to Nov 1, 2020
Where else can you make a weekend trip to the 16th Century? Open on weekends only, with a different theme each weekend
Highway 60 Yard Sale - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 6 to Sep 6, 2020
An annual 200-mile garage sale throughout Kentucky, with lots of unique finds. Vendors are opening between sun-up and sundown.
Harvest Home Fair - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 13, 2020
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. Parade, livestock exhibits, art show, flower show, commercial booths, live entertainment, and more
Cincinnati Comic Expo - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
Three day event of celebrities, comic artists, cosplayers and fans at the Duke Energy Convention Center.
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati - Cincinnati, OH - Sep 18 to Sep 20, 2020
This Cincinnati Oktoberfest is the largest in the United States with over 500,000 visitors a year. Six blocks in downtown Cincinnati are closed for the weekend. Started in 1976, you can enjoy the festivities including the Running of the Wieners and the World’s Largest Chicken Dance. The Opening Ceremony will be on Saturday at 11:30 AM at Fountain Square.
Dayton Oktoberfest - Dayton, OH - Sep 25 to Sep 27, 2020
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
Country Applefest - Lebanon, OH - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
Food, local crafters and entertainment at the Warren County Fairgrounds.
Ohio Sauerkraut Festival - Waynesville, OH - Oct 10 to Oct 11, 2020
Annual event for nearly 50 years. Arts and crafts, and unique food offerings including sauerkraut pizza.
Fall Festival of Leaves - Bainbridge, OH - Oct 16 to Oct 18, 2020
A Southern Ohio tradition started by the Lions Club of Bainbridge in 1968. Contests, parade, 5K, rides, log sawing, pageants and more
Southern Ohio Music Fall Festival - Wilmington, OH - Nov 12 to Nov 14, 2020
Featuring bluegrass, old-time, and gospel music.
Spring Valley Potato Festival - Spring Valley, OH - Jan 1 to Oct 3, 2020
Canceled for 2020, with a potential drive through event for festival foods on 10/3/20, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Arts & crafts, live entertainment, 5K Tater Trot run/walk, carnival rides, children’s games, kiddie tractor pull, and pet parade. Annual event for 40+ years.