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2013 OHIO - OCTOBER 2013
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October 5-6, 2013  Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival
Huntsburg, Ohio
The 44th annual festival will include a baking contest, decorated & carved pumpkin show, pageant, horseshoe tournament, apple peeling contest, nail pounding contest, pumpkin roll, car show, pumpkin pie eating contest, road race, entertainment and a parade.

October 5-6, 2013  Spring Valley Potato Festival
Spring Valley, Ohio
The first full weekend in October of each year brings thousands of people together to enjoy the free continuous live entertainment. The aroma of an endless variety of foods is there to enjoy while strolling the streets lined with booth after booth of quality crafts and home grown produce in the Farmer's Market. Raffles, contests, a baked goods auction and a pet parade are just part of the many things to take in.


October 8-12, 2013  85th Annual Bradford Pumpkin Show - Bradford, Ohio
Parades, pageant, bread & pie contests, Cornhole Tournament, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Pumpkin Parade, Pumpkin Art, talent show and much more!

October 12, 2013  Yellow Springs Street Fair - Yellow Springs, Ohio
An all-day festival with entertainment throughout the Village. Over 200 booths. Join the international selection of cuisine from Vietnamese shish-kabob to Mexican empanadas to Thai wraps to hot dogs. Street performers, Music Festival & Beer Garden.  For children, Primary Languages will have free crafts along with face painting and cookie decorating with donations going to the Dayton International School. 

October 12-13, 2013  Enon Apple Butter Festival - Enon, Ohio
Hosted by the Enon Community Historical Society, apple butter is made the old-fashioned way in 50 gallon copper kettles, cooked over open fires. The festival offers music, entertainment, demonstrations, crafts and food, food & more food!

October 12-13, 2013  Oak Harbor Apple Festival - Oak Harbor, Ohio
Something for everyone! Pageant, parade, tractor pulling contest, baking contest, talent show, classic car show, 5K Apple Run, youth football game and local performers. Attendance: 35,000.

October 12-13, 2013  44th Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival - Waynesville, Ohio
The Ohio Sauerkraut Festival has grown from a small local event in 1970 to one of the premier craft festivals in the nation.  We jury our 450+ vendors to ensure that all items are handcrafted, and select items based on quality and variety.  Our unique food offerings range from sauerkraut pizza to fudge.  Visitors return year after year to sample their favorites, making the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival a favorite Midwest destination.  Always the Second Full Weekend of October.

October 13, 2013  Cincinnati Chocolate Festival - Cincinnati, Ohio
Designed for chocolate lovers of all ages, this delectable event will feature tempting chocolate tastings from delicious local vendors, celebrity chef demonstrations, live vendor and amateur competitions, contests, raffle baskets, children’s activities and much more . This spectacular event will tempt your palate and indulge your chocolate cravings to your absolute delight and satisfaction.

October 14, 2013  Buckeye Bar Expo - Columbus, Ohio
Ohio Licensed Beverage Association (OLBA) annual trade show. The premier trade show in the Midwest.

October 16-19, 2013  Circleville Pumpkin Show - Circleville, Ohio
Ohio's oldest and largest festival. Pumpkin growing competition, Miss Pumpkin Queen, World's Largest Pumpkin Pie, fruit & vegetable displays, hog calling, egg toss, pumpkin toss, pie eating, baked goods, parades, entertainment.


October 18-19, 2013  Van Wert County Fair - Van Wert, Ohio
Includes Apple Festival, Rib Fest, Old Fashioned Farmers Days, and much more.

October 18-20, 2013  Apple Butter Stirrin' Festival - Coshocton, Ohio
Smell the fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire and enjoy artisans & crafters, music, contests and demonstrations in historic Roscoe Village.


2012 OHIO - OCTOBER 2012
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

waiting for new dates

October 6-7, 2012  Weekend Of Fire - Fairfield, Ohio
This weekend only! Sample and purchase sweat-inducing foods from all over the country at our Fiery Food Show! Hot and fiery, or mild and meek; you can choose your favorite feverish flavors and buy enough to stock your pantry. Hot sauces, BBQ sauces, salsas, rubs and all sorts of spicy foods will be available. Attendance: 5,000.


2011 OHIO - OCTOBER 2011
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

waiting for new dates

October 8-9, 2011  Oak Harbor Apple Festival - Oak Harbor, Ohio
Come celebrate our 32nd year, where there is something for everyone! Pageant, parade, tractor pulling contest, baking contest, talent show, classic car show, 5K Apple Run, youth football game and local performers. Attendance: 35,000.


2010 OHIO - OCTOBER 2010
Food Festivals, & Other Food, Wine and Beer Events

(these events are waiting for new dates)

October 5, 2010  Food & UN-Wine: The Art of Sake - Columbus, Ohio
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October 9, 2010  Hops on the Ohio - Cincinnati, Ohio
The nation's first state-to-state beer festival is taking place on the "Purple People" bridge crossing the Ohio River from Cincinnati, Ohio to Newport, Kentucky. Over 150 craft beers will be available, with great food and live bands.


2007 OHIO OCTOBER 2007

waiting for new dates

October 26-27, 2007  Halloween Festival at Lakeside Vineyard & Winery - Felicity, Ohio
Fall festival to include rides, games, haunted trails, good food and great wine. A great event for all ages!



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