Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Festival (photo: Will Thorpe)
Ohio Renaissance Festival (photo: Will Thorpe)

You do not want to miss the 33rd annual Ohio Renaissance Festival! Travel back to the olden days of 16th century England in a totally immersive experience, located on a 30-acre medieval village in Waynesville, Ohio. Mingle with costumed villagers and watch live reenactments, demonstrations and performances. Browse through village shops for handmade wares and witness glassblowing and blacksmithing in action. Feast like a king on giant turkey legs and refreshing mead while you watch a round of full-armored jousting! Open Saturdays and Sundays (and Labor Day) from September 3 - October 30, 2022. Be sure to check the website ahead of time for special weekend themes to pick out your best outfit. 
 
 

Harvest Home Fair

Harvest Home Fair (photo: Tony Jones)
Harvest Home Fair (photo: Tony Jones)

The Harvest Home Fair in Cheviot, Ohio, dates back to the 1860's. Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of food trucks, games, traditional carnival rides, art/flower shows and much more! The event kicks off with a parade on September 8 and runs through September 11, 2022. 
 

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati (photo: Brian Douglas Photography)
Oktoberfest Zinzinnati (photo: Brian Douglas Photography)

With more than 500,000 people in attendance annually, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is the second largest Oktoberfest in the world - second only to Munich, Germany! This downtown event includes a full weekend of German-style food, beer, live music, and traditional dancing. Get out your lederhosen and dust off your polka moves! The 'fest kicks off on September 16 and runs through the 18. 
 
Newport Oktoberfest
 
Newport Oktoberfest brings an authentic feel remniscent of Munich celebrations: grab an ice cold stein of beer and kick back under one of the festival's large tents! Just like the traditional Oktoberfest celebration, this entire event is held under tent (rain or shine), with all the food, drinks and fun you can ask for. Cown down to Newport on the Levee's entertainment area for some authentically German (and Cincinnati) festivities! September 23 - 25, 2022. 

Cincinnati Coffee Festival

Carabello Coffee (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)
Carabello Coffee (photo: CincinnatiUSA.com)
Join home-brewing enthusiasts, coffee aficionados, tea lovers, and those who just enjoy a good cup of “joe” at Music Hall for tastings, samplings, live music, demos, and the opportunity to purchase your favorite products. And don't miss the latte art throwdown in which baristas compete to see whose milk-pouring aesthetics will come out on top. October 22 - 23, 2022.