Welcome to the 2017 Southwest Ohio Festival Schedule

a section of the main Ohio Festival Schedule

Festivals found on this page include all festivals south of I-70 and as far east as the following counties: Pickaway, Ross, Pike and Scioto.

If you find a festival on this page in error, please write me and let me know. Also, let me know if there’s a festival for this area that you do not see on this page (I am not including festivals with unconfirmed dates on this page).

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2017 Southwest Ohio Festival Schedule

AUGUST

8/17-8/19 – Bellbrook Lions Club Festival – Bellbrook
8/18-8/19 – Honor and Remember Music Festival – Hamilton
8/18-8/19 – Hanover Wine Festival – Hamilton
8/18-8/20 – Midwest Regional Black Family Reunion Celebration – Cincinnati
8/18-8/20 – St. Bernadette Parish Festival – Amelia
8/18-8/20 – Riverdays – New Richmond
8/18-8/20 – Wham Bam Thank You Jam Music & Art Celebration – College Corner
8/18-8/20 – St. William Parish Festival – Cincinnati
8/18-8/20 – St. John the Baptist Summer Festival – Cincinnati
8/19 – The Sunflower Festival – New Lebanon
8/19 – Lilly Chapel Homecoming – London
8/19-8/20 – Fairborn Sweet Corn Festival My Review
8/19-8/20 – Dayton African American Cultural Festival
8/20 – Bacon Fest – Kettering
8/24-8/27 – Cincy Brew Ha-Ha – Cincinnati
8/24-8/27 – Ohio Rural Heritage Festival – Ripley
8/25-8/26 – Taste – Blue Ash Food and Music Festival
8/25-8/26 – Clifton Gorge Music and Arts Festival
8/25-8/27 – Winchester Homecoming Festival
8/25-8/27 – Hog Jam Music Festival – Franklin
8/25-8/27 – Germania Society Oktoberfest – Cincinnati
8/25-8/27 – The Lebanese Festival – Dayton
8/25-8/27 – Jungle Jim’s BBQ and Grilling Festival – Fairfield
8/25-8/27 – Ohmstead Music Festival – College Corner
8/26 – AleFest Dayton
8/26 – VetFest Ohio – Dayton
8/26-8/27 – The Ohio Valley Indigenous Music Festival – Springboro
8/26-8/27 – The Grape Escape – Lebanon
8/31-9/3 – Portsmouth River Days
8/31-9/3 – SamJam Bluegrass Festival – Piketon

SEPTEMBER

9/1-9/2 – PigMania Lebanon BBQ and Music Festival
9/1-9/3 – Liberty Home Oktoberfest – Hamilton
9/2-9/3 – CedarFest – Cedarville
9/2-9/4 – West Jefferson Ox Roast FestivalMy Review
9/2-9/4 – Holiday at Home – Kettering
9/2-10/29 (weekends) – Ohio Renaissance Festival – Waynesville – My Review
9/3 – Riverfest – Cincinnati
9/3 – Dayton Reggae Festival
9/7-9/10 – Laniakea Transformational Arts Festival – College Corner
9/8-9/9 – Springboro OktoberfestMy Review
9/8-9/10 – St. Susanna Family Festival – Mason
9/8-9/10 – Bentonville Harvest Festival
9/8-9/10 – St. Clement Festival and Pig Roast – Cincinnati
9/8-9/10 – Dayton Greek FestivalMy Review
9/8-9/10 – Italian Fall Festa – Kettering – My Review
9/8-9/10 – South Vienna Corn FestivalMy Review
9/8-9/10 – Clinton County Corn Festival – Wilmington
9/8-9/10 – Rarden Whitetail Deer FestivalMy Review
9/9 – Middletown Arts FestivalMy Review
9/9 – Cincinnati Jazz and BBQ Festival
9/9 – Marigold Festival – Huber Heights
9/9-9/10 – Darrtown Fall Festival Reunion
9/9-9/10 – Vinoklet Art and Wine Festival – Cincinnati
9/9-9/10 – Beavercreek Popcorn FestivalMy Review
9/9-9/10 – Cincinnati Hispanic Fest
9/9-10/15 (weekends) – Old West Festival – Mt. Orab/Williamsburg – My Review
9/14-9/17 – Old Timers Day Festival – Peebles
9/14-9/17 – Old Machinery Days – Morrow
9/15-9/16 – Lions Club Bean Festival – Jamestown – My Review
9/15-9/16 – New Vienna Oktoberfest
9/15-9/16 – Xenia Community FestivalMy Review
9/15-9/17 – St. Mary of the Annunciation International Festival – Portsmouth
9/15-9/17 – Leesburg Fall Fest (Candle-Lite Fest)
9/15-9/17 – Washington Township’s Autumn Bash Festival – Moscow – My Review
9/15-9/17 – Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, USA – Cincinnati – My Review
9/15-9/17 – Scarecrow Festival – Washington Court House
9/16 – Russian Festival – Loveland
9/16 – Dayton Pagan Pride Day – Dayton
9/16 – HoneyFest – Kettering
9/16 – Hispanic Heritage Festival – Dayton – My Review
9/16 – Miami Valley Bluegrass Heritage Festival – Miamisburg
9/16 – Mason Heritage Festival
9/16-9/17 – Apple Daze – Lebanon
9/16-9/17 – Preble County Pork Festival – Eaton – My Review
9/17 – Polish Fall Fest – Dayton
9/17 – Ish: Jewish and Israeli Arts and Cultural Festival – Cincinnati
9/20-9/23 – Seaman Fall FestivalMy Review
9/22 – CTA Street Food Festival – Cincinnati
9/22-9/24 – New Paris Applefest
9/22-9/24 – Old Timers Days – Xenia
9/22-9/24 – Family Forest Fest Ohio – Franklin
9/23 – St. Ann Oktoberfest – Hamilton
9/23 – Soul Shine Blues Festival – Bascom
9/23 – Convoy Community Days
9/23 – Zion Lutheran Church Oktoberfest – Hamilton
9/23-9/24 – St. Jude Oktoberfest – Cincinnati
9/23-9/24 – Heritage Days Festival – South Charleston
9/23-9/24 – Germantown Pretzel FestivalMy Review
9/23-9/24 – Aullwood Apple Fest – Dayton
9/23-9/24 – Oktoberfest – Dayton
9/23-9/24 – St. Vincent Ferrer Festival – Cincinnati
9/24 – Sharonville Arts and Crafts Festival
9/29-9/30 – Oktoberfest – Wilmington
9/29-9/30 – Adams County Heritage Day – Tranquility
9/30 – Country Applefest – Lebanon – My Review

OCTOBER

10/6-10/7 – CliftonFest – Cincinnati
10/6-10/8 – Operation Pumpkin – Hamilton
10/6-10/8 – John R. Simon’s Sorghum Festival – West Portsmouth
10/6-10/8 – Donauschwaben Oktoberfest – Cincinnati
10/7 – Dayton German Club Oktoberfest
10/7 – Chocolate Festival – Dayton – My Review
10/7 – BARK-Tober Fest – Franklin
10/7 – Bend in the River Art and Music Festival – Cincinnati
10/7-10/8 – Spring Valley Potato Festival
10/7-10/8 – Sunflower Festival – Evendale
10/7-10/8 – Ohio Cider Fest – Lebanon
10/7-10/8 – Apple Butter Festival – Oxford
10/7-10/8 – Jungle Jim’s Weekend of Fire – Fairfield
10/7-10/8 – Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience – Dayton
10/7-10/8 – Young’s Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival – Yellow Springs
10/7-10/29 (weekends) – Fall Farm Days – Clarksville
10/13-10/14 – Beer, Wine & Food Festival – Wyoming
10/13-10/15 – The Chillicothe Halloween Festival
10/13-10/15 – Wheat Ridge Olde Thyme Herb Festival & Harvest Celebration – West Union
10/14 – The Great Pumpkin Fest – West Chester
10/14 – Lebanon Oktoberfest
10/14 – Yellow Springs Street Fair My Review
10/14 – Pioneer Harvest Fest – Trotwood – My Review
10/14-10/15 – Enon Apple Butter Festival My Review
10/14-10/15 – Fairborn Fall Festival
10/14-10/15 – Sauerkraut Festival – Waynesville – My Review
10/18-10/21 – Circleville Pumpkin ShowMy Review
10/20-10/22 – Fall Festival of Leaves – Bainbridge – My Review
10/21 – Pug Bug Crawl – Cincinnati
10/21-10/22 – Black Walnut Festival – Camden
10/21-10/22 – Minges and Weber Family Pumpkin Festival – Harrison
10/27-10/28 – FallFest – Franklin
10/28 – Books by the Bank – Cincinnati
10/28-10/29 – Pumpkin Days – Lebanon

NOVEMBER

11/10-11/11 – Southern Ohio Indoor Music Festival – Wilmington
11/17-11/19 – Christmas in Historic Springboro FestivalMy Review
11/17-11/19 – Christkindlmarkt – Cincinnati
11/19 – A Taste of Lebanon (Fall) Mediterranean Food Festival – Cincinnati
11/24 – Dayton Holiday Festival
11/25-11/26 – Shandon Christmas in the Country

DECEMBER

12/1-12/3 – Christmas in the Village – Waynesville
12/2 – Lebanon Carriage Parade and Christmas Festival
12/2 – The Moonlight & Mistletoe Festival – Carlisle