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One of our favorite ways to view Ohio’s beautiful fall foliage is from a train. This fall, many of Ohio’s trains are offering fall foliage tours and events, as well as special Halloween train rides.

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THE BEST OF YOUNGSTOWN

SELF-GUIDED TOURS


Mahoning County offers attractions, outdoor recreation, arts and culture, wineries and special events you’re sure to love. See some suggested itineraries to help you plan your visit to Youngstown.

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PERCH & PILSNER FESTIVAL


Dates: September 8-10, 2023

Times: FRI 4-11pm | SAT Noon-11pm

SUN Noon-6pm

Location: Conneaut Township Park

Conneaut, OH

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Live bands will rock the stage every day. . Food vendors. Kidz Zone. Fireworks Saturday at 9pm

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OCTOBERFEST SEASON CONTINUES IN OHIO


Gather your family and friends, it’s time to enjoy the traditional autumn festival called Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest festivities include beer-drinking, entertainment, eating German food, dancing and much merriment.

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OHIO STERNWHEEL FESTIVAL

Dates: September 8-10, 2023

Times: FRI 5pm-11pm

SAT 11am-11pm | SUN 8am-4pm

Location: Ohio River Levee

101 Front St., Marietta, OH


This festival honoring the era of Sternwheel boats transporting goods on the Ohio River attracts an estimated 100,000 people to the Marietta area during the weekend.

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OH WOW! SILLY SCIENCE SUNDAY

Date: September 17, 2023

Time: 11am-4pm

Location: 15 Central Square, Youngstown, OH 44503


40+ exhibitors - food trucks - school robotics teams

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BERLIN HARVEST FEST & RIB COOK-OFF

Date: September 8-9, 2023

Time: Fri Noon - 7pm

Sat 10 am - 4pm

Location: Main Street, Berlin, OH

Music on the Square | Rib Judging

Parade | Music on the Square


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49TH ANNUAL GERMAN FAMILY SOCIETY OKTOBERFEST

Dates: Sept 8-10, 2023

Times: FRI 6pm-11pm | SAT 3pm-11pm | SUN Noon - 7pm

Location: 3871 Ranfield Road

Brimfield Township (Kent), OH

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Schmidt's Columbus Oktoberfest

Dates: September 8 - 10, 2023

Times: FRI 5pm-midnight

SAT Noon-Midnight

SUN Noon - 8pm

Location: Ohio Expo Center

Ohio State Fairgrounds

717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus, OH 43211

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BLACK SWAMP ARTS FESTIVAL

Dates: September 8-10, 2023

Location: Downtown Bowling Green,

Admission: FREE

The Black Swamp Arts Festival is an award-winning art festival and the largest free live music festival in Ohio. 

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ANTIQUES IN THE WOODS

Dates: September 9-10, 2023

Time: SAT 9am-4pm | SUN 9am-3pm

Location: Shaker Woods Festival Grounds | 44337 Countyline Rd., Columbiana, OH 44408


Antiques In The Woods is a spectacular walk through woods and cabins filled with vendors!

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DAVE & ED'S SUPER SWAP MEET

Dates: 15-17, 2023

Times: FR & SAT 8am-5pm

SUN 8am-4pm

Location: Canfield Fairgrounds

7265 Columbiana-Canfield Rd.

Canfield, OH 44406


Ohio’s Largest Indoor/Outdoor Swap Meet

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AMADEUS LIVE

The Cleveland Orchestra presents

AMADEUS (full film with live orchestral underscore)


Date: September 21-24, 2023

Time: THU & FRI 7:30 pm

SAT 8pm | SUN 2pm

Location: Mandel Concert Hall

Severance Music Hall

11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH

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GRASSMAN WEEKEND

Zanesville & Western Scenic

Dates: September 9-10, 2023

Time: SAT Noon - 4pm SUN Noon-4pm

Location: 5700 SR 204

Mount Perry, OH 43760


Come over and hear the latest about Grassman/Bigfoot sightings in south-east Ohio. 


Purchase tickets in advance.

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KENT ROCKS

Date: September 15, 2023

Time: 6pm-11:30 pm

Location: Downtown Kent, OH


Free live music at venues all around Kent.

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JOHNNY APPLESEED FESTIVAL

Dates: September 16-17, 2023

Times: SAT Noon - 11pm

SUN Noon - 8pm

Location: Historic Downtown Lisbon

130 S. Market St., Lisbon, OH 44432



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HISTORIC WEEKEND

Dates: September 8-10, 2023

Location: Perry’s Victory & International Peace Memorial

93 Delaware Ave., Put-in-Bay, OH


Celebrate the anniversary of Oliver Hazard Perry’s defeat of the British fleet in The Battle of Lake Erie on September 10, 1813 and the enduring peace between the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada. 

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AMILLER BOAT LINE 5K & 1MILE FAMILY FUN WALK

Date: September 16, 2023

Time: 8am-Noon

Location: The race begins near The Boathouse Resturant, Put-in-Bay.


A scenic course, much of it winding along the island shoreline, participants consider to be one of the most beautiful runs in Ohio. Pre-register for discount, family discount also available. Registrants receive a discounted fare aboard Miller Ferry to Put-in-Bay. Prizes & unique engraved Lake Erie stones awarded to several age levels, male & female.

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RAVENNA

BALLOON A-FAIR

Dates: September 14-17, 2023

Location: Downtown Ravenna and SUNBEAU Valley Farm, Ravenna


Hot air balloons, Jeep and car shows, kids area, Axe throwing, food vendors and more.

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ART IN THE 'BURG

Date: September 16, 2023

Time: 10am-4pm

Location: Downtown Millersburg, OH


We will be featuring wood carvers, canvas artists, pottery, quilting and more. As part of the Appalachian region of Ohio, our artists pull their inspirations from the history, land and people themselves.

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LEHMAN'S FALL FESTIVAL

Date: September 16, 2023

Time: 10am-3pm

Location: Lehman's

4779 Kidron Rd., Kidron, OH


Enjoy Kettle Corn on the porch, grill samples by the Tiny House, and live music from Honeytown.


Meet Hoss our favorite cuddling cow ($5 per group) and the pigs from Autumn Aceres Mini Pig Rescue.


Don't miss free face painting, digging in our corn box, pumpkin decorating, and outdoor games.

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AUTUMN LANTERN TOUR

Date: September 15-16, 2023

Location: Historic Schoenbrunn Village, 1984 E. High Ave., New Philadelphia. OH


When the sun goes down, Schoenbrunn Village comes to life! Tour the Village by lantern and follow the lit paths of luminaries. Visit the cabins and hear the stories of the 18th century life from our reenactors.



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ZOAR CIVIL WAR

Dates: September 16-17, 2023

Time: 10am-5pm Saturday

10am-4pm Sunday

Location: Zoar Village, Zoar, OH


This year's reenactment battle is the Battle of Chickamauga.

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OHIO PAW PAW FESTIVAL

Dates: September 15-17, 2023

Location: Lake Snowden

Albany, OH


"We'll be celebrating our state fruit all weekend with Pawpaw workshops, food, beverages, music and so much more!"

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GENEVA AREA GRAPE JAMBOREE

Dates: September 23-24, 2023

Location: Rt. 20 & Rt. 534, Geneva


Art show. Grape stomping. Craft & Vendor show. Pie eating. Run for the Grapes. Rides. Winery and more.


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PRAIRIE PEDDLER

Dates: Sept 23-24, 30 and Oct. 1, 2023

Times: 10am – 5pm

Location: 3170 OH-97, Butler, OH


A unique outdoor marketplace in the woods. Shop over 200 vendors to find: Holiday decorating & Home Décor ~ Country, Farmhouse, & Primitive Décor. Handmade Goods & Unique Gifts ~ Live Music ~ Amazing Food, Horse Drawn Wagon Rides & Kids Activities

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BARBERTON MUM FESTIVAL

Dates: September 23-24, 2023

Times: SAT & SUN 10am-6pm

Location: Lake Anna, Barberton, OH


Lake Anna Park will explode with color as 17,000 chrysanthemums create over a million mum blooms in a Halloween celebration at the 33rd Annual Mum Fest 2023. 

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HEART OF GROVE CITY FOOD TRUCK & Shop Hop

Date: September 15, 29, and October 13, 27, 2023

Time: 4pm-9pm

Location: Grove City Town Center Broadway, Grove City, OH


Bring your friends and come out to the town center for an evening of fun and entertainment.

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ASHLAND COUNTY FAIR


Dates: September 17-23, 2023

Location: Ashland County Fairgrounds

2042 Claremont Avenue

Ashland, OH 44805


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176th GUERNSEY COUNTY FAIR


Dates: September 11-17, 2023

Location: Guernsey County Fairgrounds, Old Washington, OH

For fair schedule click here.


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OLD PUMPKIN FEST at Rockin’-R-Ranch (daytime event)

Dates: September 23-24, Sept 30-Oct 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 2023

Saturday & Sundays

Time: Noon-5pm

Location: 19066 East River Rd. (SR 252) Columbia Station

10 Minutes from Strongsville Mall

440-236-5454 | clevelandhayride.com


Old West Pumpkin Festival on a Pumpkin Patch Farm. Includes All Day Long Unlimited Activities for 1 Low Price!


Unlimited Pumpkin Pacth hayrides through the not so scary hayride trail, pony rides, New Live Stage Costume Character Kids Stage Show, Featuring “Barb & Kenneth,” huge pumpkin patch slide, animal petting farm, straw mountain, caterpillar crawl activity area, Old West Town, Children’s Haunted House (with no live actors), face painting, paint your pumpkin purchased, free trinkets and more! Accept cash or credit cards at ticket office. Delicious Fair food, food tents, pumpkins, gem mining, and souvenirs also available for purchase.

Open to public. No Reservations necessary. visit clevelandhayride.com for info.

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Explore the the Beauty & Adventure of Medina County.


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