Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival - Dayton, OH - Aug 27 to Aug 28, 2021
Enjoy musical performances, great shopping and fabulous festival food. Also tour the beautiful Clifton Opera House, built in 1893. Located at North and Clay Street, Clifton.
The Taste Festival - Dayton, OH - Sep 1 to Sep 1, 2021
Offers food samplings from over 30 restaurants
Ohio Renaissance Festival - Waynesville, OH - Sep 4 to Oct 31, 2021
Where else can you make a weekend trip to the 16th Century? Open on weekends only, with a different theme each weekend
Springboro Oktoberfest - Springboro, OH - Sep 10 to Sep 11, 2021
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.
Beaver Creek Popcorn Festival - Beaver Creek, OH - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
Annual event celebrating popcorn the weekend after Labor Day. Food, crafts, 5k popcorn run, live music, karaoke contest, car show and more.
Beavercreek Popcorn Festival - Beavercreek, OH - Sep 11 to Sep 12, 2021
Over 300 booths with festival foods, tantalizing treats, special services, creative crafts, and sensational specialties made with Popcorn.
Great American Beer Tasting - Dayton, OH - Sep 11 to Sep 11, 2021
This year’s event features over 100 beers and is taking place from 2 PM to 6 PM at Day Air Park.
Preble County Pork Festival - Eaton, OH - Sep 18 to Sep 19, 2021
Celebrates Preble County’s pork producing industry and agricultural heritage with food, parade, and arts/crafts. Free admission and free entertainment
Tipp City Mum Festival - Tipp City, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 26, 2021
Get toadally crazy about the chrysanthemum! City Park turns into a festival grounds as Miami County comes out to play, with the largest festival car show in the state, parade, arts & crafts, pageant, live entertainment, food and more.
Dayton Oktoberfest - Dayton, OH - Sep 24 to Sep 26, 2021
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 25 to Sep 26, 2021
Food, local crafters and entertainment at the Warren County Fairgrounds.
Dayton Fall Festival - Centreville, OH - Sep 25 to Sep 25, 2021
Families can enjoy every activity for free, including the petting zoo, pony rides, carnival games, bounce houses, hayride, crafts and more. Food vendors will be on site.
Heritage of Flight Festival - New Carlisle, OH - Oct 1 to Oct 3, 2021
A three day fall festival on Main Street featuring a Classic car cruise-in, pancake breakfast, auto action, live music, fun for the whole family, plus the Parade of Planes.
Spring Valley Potato Festival - Spring Valley, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 3, 2021
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.
Chocolate Festival - Dayton, PH - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
Local and regional vendors will offer a wide variety of chocolate and non-chocolate products plus unique craft items. National and local talent exhibitions on stage throughout the day
Dayton Liederkranz-Turner – Oktoberfest - Dayton, OH - Oct 2 to Oct 2, 2021
Dust off the dirndls and lederhosen, grab your coolest stein and your best friends and head down to the Liederkranz for Dayton’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebration. Live German Party Music.
Dayton LGBT Film Festival - Dayton, OH - Oct 8 to Oct 14, 2021
The Dayton LGBT Film Festival has been bringing the best and newest of LGBT cinema to the Miami Valley for well over a decade. They’ve brought close to 200 feature length and short films to town since their inception, and they’ve hosted over 20 guest artists
Iams Homestead Pioneer Harvest Fest - Trotwood, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Enjoy an autumn day at the Iams Homestead Museum.
Ohio Sauerkraut Festival - Waynesville, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 10, 2021
Annual event for nearly 50 years. Arts and crafts, and unique food offerings including sauerkraut pizza.
Lebanon Oktoberfest - Lebanon, OH - Oct 9 to Oct 9, 2021
Enjoy food, craft beers, kids activities and more. Event raises money for Miller Park Fund.
Out of the Darkness Walk – Dayton - Dayton, OH - Oct 17 to Oct 17, 2021
Walk to honor loved ones. Walk to raise funds. Walk to save lives. Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Dayton Train Show - Dayton, OH - Nov 6 to Nov 7, 2021
Each year at the start of National Model Railroad Month, “Miami Valley” Division 3, MCR, of the National Model Railroad Association sponsors the Dayton Train Show. There will be new and pre-owned locomotives, rolling stock, and structures in every scale from “G”, “O”, “S”, “HO”, “N” and “Z”. You will be able to find those small hobby tools you need, scenery making supplies, books on your favorite railroad. If you need it for your model railroad, it should be there.
Southern Ohio Music Fall Festival - Wilmington, OH - Nov 11 to Nov 13, 2021
Featuring bluegrass, old-time, and gospel music.
Dayton Book Fair - Dayton, OH - Nov 12 to Nov 15, 2021
The Book Fair Foundation works all year collecting books, media and findings and resells them during their annual Book Fair, held during the second weekend in November at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. Money raised from the sale of books is donated to selected Dayton-area nonprofit organizations.