butler county default image

Fall Festivities Tour


Pumpkins. Flannels. Apple Cider. That's right everybody— it's time to plan a Fall adventure!

Fall is a special time of year, particularly in Southwest Ohio. The crisp air, the leaves crunching beneath your boots, and smelling an evening bonfire nearly every night of the week. With layers on your back and adventure in your soul, head to Butler County for the perfect fall getaway. 

Pumpkins at Barn-N-Bunk

Day 1

Tour Barn-N-Bunk in Trenton! Known by their painted silos, this unique farm market features three different barns offering specialty jams, seasonal produce, crafts, baked goods and so much more. Guests will be treated to fresh apple cider and pumpkin cookies, and will conclude the experience with a hayride. Lunch option is available. 

Barn-N-Bunk Farm Market, Trenton Ohio

BeauVerre Riordan Stained Glass Studio in Middletown is the oldest continually operating stained glass studio in the country. Located in a historic building in the middle of downtown, BeauVerre Riordan specializes in stained, beveled, etched, painted, and fused glass. Glass artists will be on-site for demonstrations, and a featured gallery showcases one-of-a-kind glassware pieces.

BeauVerre Studios, Middletown Ohio

Day 2

We have all probably indulged in a donut or two, but have you ever decorated your own? Enjoy a Donut Making Experience! Glaze, dip in flavored icings, sprinkle, or coat in chocolate chips. Whatever your heart desires! Where better to try your hand at donut decorating than the famous Donut Trail?

EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester is the largest indoor train display in the world! With 90 large, G-scale trains running on over 2 miles of track, your group will enjoy a panoramic journey through U.S. history, from the 1860s to present day. Enjoy Jack O' Lantern Junction, an indoor kid-friendly Halloween event featuring an indoor trick or treat maze, kid-friendly ghosts, skeletons and more!

Guided tours for groups include a special “Behind the Mountain” tour, where you can see all of the computers and equipment needed to keep over 1200 railroad cars running.

Discounted rates are offered to groups of 15 or more ticketed individuals. Advanced reservations are required. Drivers and group escorts receive complimentary admission, and bus parking is available on-site.

Let the cool autumn air lead you to none other than Garver Family Farm Market this season. Grab your warm cider and climb aboard an exclusive behind the scenes hayride tour of historic Garver Family Farm. Learn from the 5th generation farmer as your private guide - the history and evolution of this land. See up close where your food is grown and watch as innovation meets sustainability. Ask your questions directly to the farmer and get to know your local food supply. Enjoy the sights, sounds, and aromas of fall on the farm. Wine and lunch options available. 

Garver Family Farm

A stop at Jungle Jim's International Market is a must! Get a tour of the 6.5 acre foodie paradise while making stops to sample goodies, then it's on to your own shopping excursion! Find a unique item (or several) from over 180,000 international products in store. 

Jungle Jim's

Day 3

Experience love at first pour! Petals & Wicks is an adorable candle bar where you can pour your own signature scent. The knowledgeable Scentologists help to guide you in the direction of creating the perfect candle. Choose from 80 different scent options to make your own custom combination and bring it home or share it with a friend in just 2 hours!

If you come to Butler County between October 11-13, there is Operation Pumpkin!

Operation Pumpkin is a pumpkin and art festival that provides family fun in the Hamilton, OH area. See giant pumpkins, live music, art and craft vendors, and enjoy festival food!