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Top Events to Attend this July

An unforgettable July awaits!

Looking for fun summer events to experience in Butler County? Join us for live music, movies in the park, Christmas in July, the Butler County Fair and so much more!

Christmas in July

WHERE: EnterTRAINment Junction

WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2023 – Tuesday, July 31, 2023

Christmas in July at EnterTRAINment Junction

Christmas came early! Cool off at EnterTRAINment Junction and get your mid-year check up with Santa. This year, Santa is giving away free gifts to kids 12 and under. Beat the heat and bring the whole gang because there's something for everyone to enjoy. 

Family Movies in the Park

WHERE: Lefferson Park | Middletown, Ohio

WHEN: Friday, July 14, 2023 & Friday, July 28, 2023

Movies in the Park, Middletown Ohio

Photo Credit : City of Middletown

Enjoy free movies in Middletown throughout the summer! Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy themed games, crafts, and activities prior to the start of the movie. Check out the schedule of movies below: 

July 14th, 2023

Movie: Sonic 2 – PG

Family Activity: Race Relays and get the coins! There will also be a Foam Pit set up!

Food Truck: Luchy's Kitchen

July 28, 2023

Movie: Soul – PG

Family Activity: Local Musician Check Evans will be bringing all kinds of musical instruments for kids and families to touch and try!

Food Truck: Roll On In

Red Brick Friday's – Neon Nights

WHERE: High Street | Oxford, Ohio

WHEN: Friday, July 14, 2023 

Juniper Boutique, Oxford Ohio

Support your favorite Oxford businesses! The city will be closing all of High Street so that you can walk down the middle of Oxford's iconic red bricks. Enjoy a DJ, variety of light up activities for all ages, artisan vendors, and food trucks. 

Cincy Blues Fest

WHERE: Village Green Park | Fairfield, Ohio

WHEN: Saturday, July 15, 2023

Cincy Blues Fest Performance

Photo Credit : Cincy Blues Fest

Experience the power and soulful emotion of blues music at the Cincy Blues Fest featuring award winning national and international blues artists. Enjoy a variety of great food and drinks at Village Green Park.

Ohio Challenge Hot Air Balloon Festival

WHERE: Smith Park | Middletown, Ohio

WHEN: Friday, July 21, 2023 & Saturday, July 22, 2023

Ohio Challenge, Middletown Ohio

The Ohio Challenge is one of Butler County's most unique festivals that showcases over 30 colorful hot air balloons, a laser light show, fireworks, carnival rides, skydiving performances, and more! 

Annual Antique and Classic Car Parade

WHERE: Butler County Courthouse | Hamilton, Ohio

WHEN: Saturday, July 22, 2023

Antique & Classic Car Parade Ohio

The Antique Car Parade hosted by the Butler County Antique and Classic Car Club showcases nearly 300 classic cars every year. If you have an automobile enthusiast in the family, they're sure to love the Hamilton Antique Car Parade. 

Butler County Fair

WHERE: Butler County Fairgrounds | Hamilton, Ohio

WHEN: Sunday, July 23, 2023 – Saturday, July 29, 2023

Funnel Cakes, Butler County Ohio Fair

Nothing says summer quite like the arrival of Ohio county fairs across the state. The Butler County Fair is the county’s biggest festival and attracts nearly 100,000 guests each year, including 1,400 Junior Fair members. The fair boasts rides, games, livestock exhibits, and delicious fair food!

Happy July!

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