Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati USA is an outdoor festival held in downtown Zinzinnati, Ohio that showcases the rich German heritage of Southwestern Ohio, as well as tasty samples of German-style music, food and beer. First held in 1976, the event has grown to be North America's largest Oktoberfest with over 500,000 people attending each year.

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ranked as one of top five renaissance festivals in the country, the Ohio Renaissance Festival promises an exciting day full of living history. Listen to singing minstrels while valiant knights battle in medieval jousts all under the watchful eye of Queen Elizabeth I. Grab a front row seat, if you dare, at The Mudde Show and see a trio of gifted performers re-enact literary classics using mud as their stage and as their props. Don't forget about the classic giant turkey legs, which will take you back to 16th century dining-no utensils needed!

Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

Every fall, Waynesville becomes the center of German-inspired cuisine in the Midwest during the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival. Scores of people flock to this charming community to taste the finest Ruebens, Kraut Dogs and Cabbage Rolls. Those with daring palates will enjoy crazy sauerkraut creations such as pizza, donuts, fudge and sundaes. With your favorite sauerkraut dish in hand, stroll the festival streets browsing a wide selection of arts and crafts. With more than 450 artisans from across the U.S. and Hawaii, this is one of the largest arts and crafts shows in the country.

Macy’s Music Festival

Macy's Music Festival is one of the longest running music festivals in the country. Before, after and during the festival, check out the FREE activities happening on the outisde of Paul Brown Stadium. The street will be transformed into a shopping extravaganza with great food, great art and great fun and NEW this year, live entertainment.

Midwest Black Family Reunion

During the Midwest Black Family Reunion, the Cincinnati riverfront comes alive as more than 100,000 attendees enjoy a weekend of concerts and entertainment, plus a job fair, ecumenical church service and informational pavilions.

MidPoint Music Festival

The MidPoint Music Festival is a true showcase for independent bands; this is a must for music lovers- discover the next big thing in music.

Country Applefest

Sip hot apple cider and devour homemade apple pie as you stroll the streets of historic downtown Lebanon shopping for arts and crafts during Country Applefest. One of the unique things about Country Applefest is craft vendors are required to hand-make their items. So, festival goers will find wonderful handmade crafts such as pottery, wreaths, jewelry, baskets, and all kinds of wonderful decorations.

Hamilton County 4H Community Fair

http://www.hc4hcommunityfair.org You can bring the family to a county fair to enjoy all big fair fun in a small town venue. Enjoy a concert by "The Menus", shows by Cowboy Mounted Shooters, Cowgirl Drill Team or our beloved 4H animal and project exhibitions. Enter a Cowboy contest or enjoy all the great rides and games and more.