Top Things To Do This October
Fall in love with Ohio at these festivals and events for 2023!
With the leaves changing color, the evenings getting cooler, the pumpkins ripening, and the apple cider flowing, there are so many reasons why Ohio is known for its fall season. Expect crisp, comfortable temperatures, brilliant bursts of red, yellow and orange— and of course, plenty of pumpkins!
Garver Family Farm Market | September 30, 2023
Grab your family and friends to join Garver Family Farm for their annual Harvest Fest. Explore their extensive 5 acre pick-your-own pumpkin patch, feast on local food truck fare, and browse various local craft vendors and booths.
Downtown Hamilton | October 13 - 15, 2023
For all your pumpkin needs, look no further than Downtown Hamilton! With pumpkin carvings and displays, live entertainment, giant pumpkins, and delicious fall treats, there is something for everyone at Operation Pumpkin.
Keehner Park | October 14
Bring the entire family for this free fall event. Kids will love the costume contest (ages 0-12), wagon rides, the petting zoo, a not-so-scary haunted trail, crafts, games and more.
Liberty Farm Market Fall Festival
Liberty Farm Market | October 8, 2023
Enjoy a lovely fall day at the Liberty Farm Market Fall Festival and enjoy live music, mechanical bull rides, pumpkins, and food trucks.
Downtown Middletown | October 15, 2023
Don't forget your costume for an epic day full of Halloween fun with the Sanderson Sisters in downtown Middletown. This free event features a magic and illusion show, live pumpkin carves, a meet and greet with Binx the cat, a screening of the film Hocus Pocus and so much more!
Village Green Park | October 26, 2023
Enjoy trick-or-treating from local businesses throughout Village Green Park and a ton of other spooky fun. Put on your favorite costume and vote for your favorite decorated booth!
Land of Illusion | Weekends: September 8th - October 28, 2023
For the spookier side of the season, head over to Land of Illusion for a thrilling and frightening night. There are multiple haunted trails and attractions to choose from, as well as The Voodoo Lounge— featuring live music, a full service bar, and a concession stand complete with the fall essentials.
Fall Festival Weekends
Barn-N-Bunk Farm Market | September 24 - October 28, 2023
Find fun on the farm at Barn-n-Bunk! Take a hayride, pick a pumpkin, paint some pottery, and plenty more. Each weekend offers new and exciting entertainment, including everything from chainsaw art to helicopter rides.
Brown's Family Farm Fall Festival
Brown's Family Farm Market | Weekends| September 16- October 31, 2023
Open weekends! Take the kids to play on the brand new combine playground, navigate a corn maze, pick a pumpkin and more. Throughout the farm you'll also find photo opportunities, a sunflower patch, and plenty of delicious fall treats to enjoy!
Niederman Family Farm | End of September 2023
Enjoy fall in all its festive glory at the Niederman Farm. Take a hayride to pick the perfect pumpkin, eat falls treats, and enjoy a warm and cozy bonfire. Family photo opportunities can be captured around the farm.
Fall on Jackson Family Farm
Jackson Family Farm | Weekends | September 24- October 22, 2023
Come enjoy a beautiful Fall day at Jackson Family Farm. Find pumpkins, farm animals, pedal tractors, the pumpkin cannon, a hay tower, corn barn and so much more.
EnterTRAINment Junction | September 23 - October 31, 2023
Indoor family Halloween fun! Trick-or-treat, see kid-friendly ghosts and visit Halloweenville. Kids get to pick their own mini pumpkin from the indoor pumpkin patch.
Burwinkel Farms Fall Festival
Burwinkel Farms | September 23- October 31, 2023
Each weekend this fall, head to Burwinkel Farms for corn mazes, the ultimate fall hayride through a sunflower field to a pumpkin patch, and so much more! Don't miss their Halloween Scavenger hunt, straw tunnel, and a ‘What do you feel?’ sensory station. Snack on fall treats including homegrown apples and apple cider.