5 Fall Festivals in Cincinnati this Weekend

This weekend marks the first official weekend of fall — and there’s no shortage of festivals to celebrate the season!

If you’re looking to pick a pumpkin, conquer a corn maze or take a hayride {or covered wagon, horse or train ride}, here are 5 fall festivals in Cincinnati this weekend:

Lebanon County Applefest Train Rides

Saturday, Sept. 24
What’s better than a fall festival? How about a fall festival and train ride? Kick off the fall season by tasting delectable local produce, enjoying the entertainment, and doing something different by joining the LM&M Railroad for a One Hour Train Ride during the Lebanon Country Applefest!

Fire Up the Night at Coney Island

Saturday, Sept. 24, 4:30-11 p.m.
See four fireworks shows in one night! You’ll be amazed as teams from around the world compete for best fireworks display, followed by a stunning finale by Rozzi’s! Plus, enjoy Coney’s Classic Rides, live entertainment, and Party inside Sunlite Pool! Join us for this spectacular display of sound, color and music along with an evening of family fun like no other!

Great Outdoor Weekend

Saturday, Sept. 24-Sunday, Sept. 25
It’s a weekend-long, totally free festival celebrating the Great Outdoors! Great Outdoor Weekend presents opportunities for children and adults to sample the best outdoor recreation and nature awareness programs available in Greater Cincinnati region. Each fall there are over 100 events available—all are free and open to the public. Find activities at your favorite outdoor venues — Cincinnati Parks, Great Parks of Hamilton County and the Cincinnati Nature Center!

Old West Festival

Saturday, Sept. 24-Sunday, Sept. 25
Hay rides? What about a covered wagon ride, horse ride or 19th century steam locomotive train ride? You’ll be able to do all that, and more, at the Old West Festival! Read more about this boot-stompin’ fest in our Online Spotlight.

Fall on the Farm at Blooms n’ Berries

Saturday, Sept. 24-Monday, Oct. 31
This beloved fall festival kicks off this Saturday — and you’ll want to make the trip for opening weekend! Right now, the sunflower field at Blooms n’ Berries is in perfect bloom — making the perfect golden backdrop for this year’s holiday card!

Kick off the season at one of these local festivals! We recommend fueling up with a pumpkin spice latte or cup of fresh apple cider — you know, to properly get into the fall frame of mind.

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