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Fall Festivities 2023

If you’ve never experienced fall in Ohio, you’re missing out!

This fall season in Butler County, Ohio is jam-packed with festivities to fill your beautiful weekend getaway. This means plenty of pumpkins, hayrides, sunflower fields, apple cider, costume contests, haunted attractions, and delicious fall treats! Scroll on to see what's happening this season!

Brown's Family Farm Market

WHEN: September 16, 2023 through October 31, 2023

WHERE: 11620 Hamilton Cleves Road | Hamilton, Ohio

Brown's Family Farm Market Ohio

This family farm market has a "Tiny Town" play village, corn maze, straw maze, animals, pumpkin patch and a picnic area. Throughout the farm you'll find photo opportunities and farm equipment displays. 

Barn-N-Bunk Fall Festival Weekends

WHEN: Saturdays & Sundays | September 24, 2023 through October 28, 2023

WHERE: 3677 Wayne Madison Road | Trenton, Ohio

Barn-N-Bunk Farm Market, Trenton Ohio

Known for their painted silos, this unique farm market offers artisan goods, fresh produce, crafts, baked goods and ice cream. Their Fall Festival Weekends include fall favorites like hayrides, a corn maze, the pumpkin patch, pduck races, face painting, mini train rides and so much more. Each weekend will also have a different specialty event such as wood carving, helicopter rides, and a costume contest— that's just to name a few!

Jackson Family Farm Festival

WHEN: Saturdays & Sundays | September 24, 2023 through October 22, 2023

WHERE: 6760 W Alexandria Road | Middletown, Ohio

Jackson Family Farm, Middletown Ohio

Come enjoy a beautiful Fall day at Jackson Family Farm on September and October weekends. Find pumpkins, farm animals, pedal tractors, the pumpkin cannon, a hay tower, corn barn and so much more. There's even a giant pumpkin jumping pad for kids and adults, and a smaller jumping pad dedicated for small kids and toddlers. 

Land of Illusion Haunted Scream Park

WHEN: Saturdays & Sundays | September 8, 2023 through October 28, 2023

WHERE: Land of Illusion | Middletown, Ohio

Haunted Scream Park, Middletown Ohio

Land of Illusion is the haunted home to fear filled attractions. Hit the Middletown Haunted Trail for a terrifying trek through the dark and daunting woods. A Temple of Terror, Dr. Pyscho’s Haunted Estate, Zombie Sniper Patrol, Stage of Rage and Killer Klowns can all be found at Land of Illusion. Live spooks guarantee a different fright each and every petrifying night.  Step off the platform if you dare at Demon Drop, a 40ft free-fall experience.

Jack O’Lantern Junction

WHEN: September 23, 2023 through October 31, 2023

WHERE: EnterTRAINment Junction | West Chester, Ohio

Fall Events at EnterTRAINment Junction Ohio

EnterTRAINment Junction brings you a kid-friendly indoor Halloween celebration during Jack O’Lantern Junction! Main Street is full of Halloween décor. You can walk through a Trick-or-Treat maze with no scary ghouls, and there’s multiple treat stations. This event has the area’s only indoor pumpkin patch!

Garver Farm Annual Harvest Fest

WHEN: Saturday, September 30, 2023

WHERE: Garver Family Farm Market | Monroe, Ohio

Garver Family Farm, Monroe Ohio

This annual harvest fest features over 5 acres of a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, educational hayrides, food trucks, live music, activities for kids, and 30+ local craft vendors. There's endless opportunities for memories to be made on the farm! Admission and parking is FREE for this family-friendly event from 10am – 6pm. 

Niederman Family Farm Fall Festival

WHEN: End of September 2023

WHERE: 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road | Liberty Township, Ohio

Sunflower Field, Niederman Family Farm Ohio

Fall on the farm! The Niederman Family Farm Fall festival is a great place to make new family memories. Niederman Family Farm is known for their 14 acre corn maze and famous cinnamon-sugar donuts. Pick out a pumpkin at the pumpkin patch, there’s all shapes and sizes. Pig races, a giant jumping pillow and climbing web will keep the kids busy and happy!

Fun On The Farm

WHEN: Sunday, September 17, 2023

WHERE: Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead | Trenton, Ohio

Fun on the Farm, Chrisholm MetroPark Historic Farmstead Ohio

From 12pm to 4pm, come experience life on the farm! Activities include meet and greets with the animals, crafts, hayrides, a variety of vendors, tours of the 1874 Amish-Mennonite Augspurger Home, and so much more. All ages are welcome to this family-friendly day, $5 admission for anyone over 2-years-old. 

Trenton Fall Fest

WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 2023

WHERE: Trenton Community Park | Trenton, Ohio

Fall Festival Event, Trenton Ohio

Starting at 2pm, this event will feature an array of delicious food trucks, an exciting car show, Spectacular Rozzi Fireworks, live music by Southerland, and a ton of local vendors to shop. There will also be a ton of fall activities and crafts for kids, making this a perfect opportunity for a fall family day! 

Apple Butter Festival

WHEN: Saturday & Sunday | October 7 – 8, 2023

WHERE: Pioneer Farm Museum | Oxford, Ohio

Apple Butter Festival, Oxford Ohio

This fall favorite festival is held at the Pioneer Farm Museum at Hueston Woods State Park from 10am to 5pm. You can watch the process of how homemade apple butter is cooked over an open fire. Craft vendors, concessions and live music are all part of the fun! Take home fresh apple butter to enjoy all autumn long. 

Operation Pumpkin

WHEN: Friday through Sunday | October 13 – 15, 2023

WHERE: High Street | Hamilton, Ohio

Operation Pumpkin Festival, Hamilton Ohio

Operation Pumpkin is one of the largest pumpkin festivals in Ohio. This three day pumpkin fest takes place in downtown Hamilton. The streets are lined with pumpkin craft vendors, pumpkin treats, skillfully carved pumpkins and tons more. In 2014 Bill Neptune won the state record with a 2008 LB giant pumpkin! We can’t wait to see the pumpkin contenders at this year’s giant pumpkin weigh off.


WHEN: Saturday, October 14, 2023

WHERE: Uptown Park | Oxford, Ohio

Oxtoberfest, Oxford Ohio

Oxford's own German-themed festival, Oxtoberfest, is returning this fall! From 1pm to 8pm you're invited to join in on all the fun. Adults can enjoy the beer garden with German, craft and domestic beers— all while listening to live music, grabbing food from the delicious vendors, and shopping a ton of local artisans. Little ones are welcome too with the Oxtoberfest Kids Corner, full of fun activities and crafts for kids of all ages! 

The Howl

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2023

WHERE: Voice of America MetroPark | West Chester, Ohio

The Howl, Voice of America MetroPark Ohio

“Bark” your calendars for The HOWL! Bring the whole family (including your beloved pup!) for a dog friendly Halloween parade and Trick-or-Treat trail. Walk the beautiful 1.4 mile paved trail around the VOA Lake and stop at all of the treat and prize stations. This event will start at 4pm and go until 7pm.

The Great Pumpkin Fest

WHEN: Saturday, October 14, 2023

WHERE: Keehner Park, 7211 Barret Road | West Chester, Ohio 45069

Great Pumpkin Fest

The Great Pumpkin Fest is a free, family-friendly fall festival. All are invited for an afternoon of fun and entertainment. Activities typically include a puppet show, a petting zoo, a costume contest, a hay bale maze, the "Not-So-Scary" haunted trail, games, crafts and more. Children are encouraged to wear a costume and bring a bag or basket to collect candy.

Burwinkel Farms Fall Fun

WHEN: September 23-October 31

WHERE: 4359 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013

Burwinkel Farms

Enjoy hayrides, sunflower fields, pick-your-own pumpkin patch and more at Burwinkel Farms! 

For more festivals + events, visit our Events Calendar!


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