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Sep 28, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

Lawrenceburg Fall Fest

Downtown Lawrenceburg

South

Approximately 25.36 miles from your location
Fall Leaves
Sep 28, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

Lawrenceburg Fall Fest

Downtown Lawrenceburg

South

Approximately 25.36 miles from your location

Street festival features top name entertainment, carnival rides, food booths, beer garden, car show, chili contest and King and Queen.

Street festival features top name entertainment, carnival rides, food booths, beer garden, car show, chili contest and King and Queen.

Sep 29, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Mermaids & Pirates

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location
Mermaids at Newport Aquarium
Sep 29, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Mermaids & Pirates

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location

Mermaids will swim through the 117,000-gallon Amazon Tunnel exhibit, and guests will have a chance to meet them.

Mermaids will swim through the 117,000-gallon Amazon Tunnel exhibit, and guests will have a chance to meet them.

Sep 29, 2017

All Walks of Life Native American Festival

Boone County Fairgrounds

South

Approximately 19.40 miles from your location
Sep 29, 2017

All Walks of Life Native American Festival

Boone County Fairgrounds

South

Approximately 19.40 miles from your location

Native American drumming, dancing, storytelling, games, arts and craft vendors, living history demonstrations. Friday is Family Day. Friday only admission is 2 non-... Read more

Native American drumming, dancing, storytelling, games, arts and craft vendors, living history demonstrations. Friday is Family Day. Friday only admission is 2 non-perishable food or pet food items. Proceeds donated back to local food pantry and no-kill animal shelter.

Sep 29, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Mermaids and Pirates

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location
Sep 29, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Mermaids and Pirates

Newport Aquarium

South

Approximately 6.46 miles from your location

For limited time, see daily mermaid appearances.

For limited time, see daily mermaid appearances.

Sep 22, 2017 through Oct 29, 2017

Kinman Farms Fall Fest

Kinman Farms

South

Approximately 21.64 miles from your location
Sep 22, 2017 through Oct 29, 2017

Kinman Farms Fall Fest

Kinman Farms

South

Approximately 21.64 miles from your location

Hayrides, corn maze, music, games, kiddie train ride, face painting, petting zoo and a pumpkin. Also available Kinman Farms Grill, pony rides (weekends only), photo booth... Read more

Hayrides, corn maze, music, games, kiddie train ride, face painting, petting zoo and a pumpkin. Also available Kinman Farms Grill, pony rides (weekends only), photo booth, pumpkins, apples, crafts, mums and more.

Sep 29, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

Wilmington Oktoberfest

Downtown Wilmington

North

Approximately 39.93 miles from your location
Sep 29, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

Wilmington Oktoberfest

Downtown Wilmington

North

Approximately 39.93 miles from your location

Features traditional German polka and various other styles of music. Authentic German foods.

Features traditional German polka and various other styles of music. Authentic German foods.

Sep 29, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

St. Joseph Oktoberfest

St. Joseph Church - North Bend

North

Approximately 20.25 miles from your location
Sep 29, 2017 through Sep 30, 2017

St. Joseph Oktoberfest

St. Joseph Church - North Bend

North

Approximately 20.25 miles from your location

Authentic German music, food, beer and wine served in Bavarian village setting. Plenty of free on-site parking. Entertainment includes Cincinnati Schnaaps Band (Fri) and... Read more

Authentic German music, food, beer and wine served in Bavarian village setting. Plenty of free on-site parking. Entertainment includes Cincinnati Schnaaps Band (Fri) and Pete Wagner Band (Sat). Raffle, split the pot, kids games, jumbo poker and more.

Sep 30, 2017

Country Applefest

Warren County Fairgrounds

North

Approximately 25.77 miles from your location
Sep 30, 2017

Country Applefest

Warren County Fairgrounds

North

Approximately 25.77 miles from your location

Homemade crafts, food and entertainment. All handicap accessible.

Homemade crafts, food and entertainment. All handicap accessible.

Sep 16, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Old West Festival

Old West Festival

North

Approximately 19.63 miles from your location
Old West Festival
Sep 16, 2017 through Oct 15, 2017

Old West Festival

Old West Festival

North

Approximately 19.63 miles from your location

Romance Weekend.

Festival transports visitors to authentic Dodge City Wild West town.

Festival transports visitors to authentic Dodge City Wild West town.

Sep 2, 2017 through Oct 29, 2017

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Park

North

Approximately 34.59 miles from your location
ohio renaissance festival
Sep 2, 2017 through Oct 29, 2017

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Park

North

Approximately 34.59 miles from your location

Fair with 16th century theme. Jousting, displays, costumed performers, entertainment stages, arts and crafts shops and concessions. Rain or shine.

Fair with 16th century theme. Jousting, displays, costumed performers, entertainment stages, arts and crafts shops and concessions. Rain or shine.

Sep 30, 2017

R500 Oktoberfest

Hopeful Lutheran Church

South

Approximately 16.64 miles from your location
Sep 30, 2017

R500 Oktoberfest

Hopeful Lutheran Church

South

Approximately 16.64 miles from your location

Hebron Lutheran, Hopeful Lutheran and IHM team up to hold festival to honor 500th Reformation Anniversary. Entertainment, food, beer, pony rides, inflatables, games and... Read more

Hebron Lutheran, Hopeful Lutheran and IHM team up to hold festival to honor 500th Reformation Anniversary. Entertainment, food, beer, pony rides, inflatables, games and prizes for all ages.

Sep 30, 2017

St. Matthias Oktoberfest

St. Matthias Catholic Church

North

Approximately 15.52 miles from your location
Sep 30, 2017

St. Matthias Oktoberfest

St. Matthias Catholic Church

North

Approximately 15.52 miles from your location

German food, live music and raffle baskets.

German food, live music and raffle baskets.

Oct 1, 2017

Fall Park Fest

Winton Woods

North

Approximately 13.61 miles from your location
Oct 1, 2017

Fall Park Fest

Winton Woods

North

Approximately 13.61 miles from your location

Celebrate coming of fall with music, dance, boat tours, mini golf, and health and wellness booths.

Celebrate coming of fall with music, dance, boat tours, mini golf, and health and wellness booths.

Oct 1, 2017

Hispanic Fiesta

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

North

Approximately 6.71 miles from your location
Oct 1, 2017

Hispanic Fiesta

Kennedy Heights Arts Center

North

Approximately 6.71 miles from your location

Celebration of Hispanic culture with music, dance and poetry performances, Voices of Oaxaca art exhibit, hands-on art making, salsa dancing, food and drink. Sponsored by... Read more

Celebration of Hispanic culture with music, dance and poetry performances, Voices of Oaxaca art exhibit, hands-on art making, salsa dancing, food and drink. Sponsored by ArtsWave and George and Margaret McLane Foundation.

Oct 4, 2017 through Oct 7, 2017

Aurora Farmer's Fair

Downtown Aurora

South

Approximately 28.33 miles from your location
Oct 4, 2017 through Oct 7, 2017

Aurora Farmer's Fair

Downtown Aurora

South

Approximately 28.33 miles from your location

King and Queen Contest.

4 stages with live entertainment, exhibit hall, carnival rides, food, King & Queen contest, and huge street parade Saturday morning.

4 stages with live entertainment, exhibit hall, carnival rides, food, King & Queen contest, and huge street parade Saturday morning.

Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

CinCityCon Tabletop Gaming Convention

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Approximately 13.22 miles from your location
Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

CinCityCon Tabletop Gaming Convention

Sharonville Convention Center

North

Approximately 13.22 miles from your location

Board games, card games, role-playing games, miniatures games, classic games, party games, dexterity games and more. Everything from Catan to Scrabble to Klask. Cosplay,... Read more

Board games, card games, role-playing games, miniatures games, classic games, party games, dexterity games and more. Everything from Catan to Scrabble to Klask. Cosplay, seminars and more.

Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 7, 2017

St. Leon Oktoberfest

American Legion Post 464

South

Approximately 35.05 miles from your location
Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 7, 2017

St. Leon Oktoberfest

American Legion Post 464

South

Approximately 35.05 miles from your location

German music and food, beer garden, pie auction and games.

German music and food, beer garden, pie auction and games.

Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest

Donauschwaben Park

North

Approximately 16.68 miles from your location
Donauschwaben Oktoberfest
Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

Donauschwaben Oktoberfest

Donauschwaben Park

North

Approximately 16.68 miles from your location

Features continuous live German music and dance performers, wide selection of food and drink including over 25 German and domestic beers, pit-roasted Bavarian pig and... Read more

Features continuous live German music and dance performers, wide selection of food and drink including over 25 German and domestic beers, pit-roasted Bavarian pig and chicken and sausage. Convenient shuttle parking.

Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

St. Agnes Oktoberfest

St. Agnes Church

South

Approximately 8.96 miles from your location
Oct 6, 2017 through Oct 8, 2017

St. Agnes Oktoberfest

St. Agnes Church

South

Approximately 8.96 miles from your location

Music by Prost.

Live music, rides for all ages, food, beer garden, raffle, silent auction and more.

Live music, rides for all ages, food, beer garden, raffle, silent auction and more.

Oct 6, 2017 through Sep 27, 2015

CliftonFest

Clifton Gaslight District

North

Approximately 8.37 miles from your location
Oct 6, 2017 through Sep 27, 2015

CliftonFest

Clifton Gaslight District

North

Approximately 8.37 miles from your location

Jazz with Wade Baker Collective, wine tasting.

Music, food and drink, 5K race, kids' entertainment, pet parade and more.

Music, food and drink, 5K race, kids' entertainment, pet parade and more.

Oct 7, 2017

Greenhills Harvest Fest and Pooch Parade

Greenhills Market Stand

North

Approximately 14.40 miles from your location
Oct 7, 2017

Greenhills Harvest Fest and Pooch Parade

Greenhills Market Stand

North

Approximately 14.40 miles from your location

Pooch parade, SPCA pet adoptions, pie contest, hayrides, games, music, beer, food, vendors and more. Activity fee only $5.

Pooch parade, SPCA pet adoptions, pie contest, hayrides, games, music, beer, food, vendors and more. Activity fee only $5.

Oct 7, 2017

RE(NEW)ED Celebration

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location
Music Hall
Oct 7, 2017

RE(NEW)ED Celebration

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 7.78 miles from your location

Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m.

More than 50 live performances by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati May Festival and additional... Read more

More than 50 live performances by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati May Festival and additional arts groups. Official ceremony begins on steps of Music Hall.

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