The weather may not feel like fall yet but the month has flown by and we are on our way to October believe it or not. There are tons of great festivals left in these last 2 weekends of September here in Dayton.
Here is a round-up of all festivals left in Dayton this month!
Cincinnati Comic Expo – September 22-24, starts at 3:00 pm on Friday, starts 10:00 am Saturday & Sunday
Location: Duke Energy Convention Center
An annual event celebrating the best in comic books, fantasy, gaming, collectibles, cosplay, steampunk, and pop culture in the heart of downtown Cincinnati.
Tipp City Mum Festival, September 22-24, see website for times
Location: Tipp City Park
The Mum Festival Antique and Show Car Cruise-In packs the historic downtown area with hundreds of quality and unique vehicles for the largest festival car show in the state. Our Saturday morning parade still draws spectators near and far with bands, floats, clowns and entertainment. That’s not all – for two days the City Park turns into the festival grounds with something for everyone from arts, crafts, entertainment and, of course, food.
Dayton Oktoberfest – Sep 22- 24, Begins at Noon both days
Location: Dayton Art Institute, 456 Belmonte Park N Dayton, OH 45405
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 activitie. (Noon- 4:30 each day) 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.
Liberty Township Fall Festival, Septemeber 23, 11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Location: Liberty Park, 6757 Yankee Rd, Liberty Township
Enjoy fall family fun at its finest in Liberty Township, Ohio. This annual fall festival has tons of activities for all ages to enjoy. Make a free craft, play on inflatables and listen to live entertainment. Don’t miss the Paws on Parade featuring a costumed dog parade at 12:30PM!
Flying Heritage Festival, September 23, 10:00 am
Location: Moraine Airpark
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 48 will be holding the third annual Flying Heritage Festival at Moraine Airpark. The public is encouraged to attend. Public parking will be at Wax Park. Activities include: Pancake breakfast, Aviation forums, Antique vendors, Vintage car show, and Food trucks. Admission is free.
Autumn Fest, September 23, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Location: Learning Tree Farm
wonderful annual community event, this is our most popular one of the year! We invite you to join our 3,000 guests (and growing!) to not only support Learning Tree Farm’s mission of providing hands-on learning in a traditional farm setting but also to spend the day HAVING FUN with family and friends! Activities will include farm animals, food trucks, crafts, children’s games, pony rides and much more!
Country Applefest, September 30, 10:00 am- 7:00 pm
Location: Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 N Broadway St, Lebanon
Lebanon Ohio’s largest and longest running craft and food festival! Several hundred craft and food booths! Hay ride provided by Irons fruit farm on site! Free admission, free parking. All booths are on paved handicap accessible areas. Handicap parking on pavement near the grandstand.
Lebanon Feast & Fall-y, September 30, 10:00 am- 6:00 pm
Location: Downtown Lebanon
Join us for an alternative to big box sameness at a European style street fair showcasing industrial, artisan, patina, retro, upcycled and vintage wares with tastings of local
Lebanon Country Applefest, September 30 (see website for departure times)
Location: LM &M Railroad
Kick off the fall season by tasting delectable local produce, enjoying the entertainment, and doing something different by joining the LM&M Railroad for a One Hour Train Ride during the Lebanon Country Applefest! Experience a nostalgic train ride on the Lebanon Mason Monroe Railroad. You will travel through the country side of Warren County in Southwestern, Ohio. During your ride you can listen to our informative passenger conductors describe railroad history and operations. The Lebanon Country Applefest Train Rides feature Lackawanna coach class seating and access to our open air gondola car. Concessions will be available while onboard the train.