The Best Haunted Houses in Cincinnati {2022}

As Halloween approaches and fall rolls around, lots of folks look forward to the changing leaves and all things pumpkin spice…..but it’s also time for haunted houses to begin! Cobweb covered doorjams, scary clowns, and creaky old houses, it’s all there! If you’re looking for a great list of Haunted Houses in Cincinnati, we’ve got … Read more

pumpkins on the farm

The Best Fall Festivals in Ohio

There’s so much to enjoy at this time of year – crisp fall air, apple and pumpkin farms, crunching leaves… and fall festivals in Ohio! Fall festivals are the best way to celebrate the season. Whether you’re looking for a great pumpkin festival, a farm festival, or a fun step-back-in-time celebration, you’re sure to find … Read more

Guide to Cincinnati Area Oktoberfests {2022}

It’s Oktoberfest time in Cincinnati! Pull out the lederhosen and grab your favorite stein because Cincinnati knows how to throw a great Oktoberfest celebration! Here are all of the Cincinnati Oktoberfests we could find for 2022. Prost! August 26-28, 2022: Germania’s Oktoberfest Address: Germania Society, 3529 Kemper Rd. Cincinnati, OH Celebrate 50 years of Germania’s … Read more

Your Guide to Oktoberfest Zinzinnati {2022}

September is Oktoberfest season in Cincinnati! And boy do we do it BIG around here! In fact, Oktoberfest Zinzinnati is the largest Oktoberfest celebration in America! Prost! Where is it? Oktoberfest Zinzinnati festivities is happening across 2nd and 3rd Streets in downtown Cincinnati. When is Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 2022? Oktoberfest Zinzinnati 2022 will take place:• Friday, … Read more

10 Alternative Halloween Ideas That Are Spooktacular

Are you on the hunt for alternative Halloween ideas? We have some spooktacular alternative Halloween ideas for you. This is all about the Halloween fun that doesn’t require going door-to-door for trick or treat. Here’s our list of Alternative Halloween Ideas for Families: Host a fun Halloween Movie Night (indoors or out). Plan ahead for … Read more

Trick or Treat Hours in Cincinnati

2020 Trick or Treat Times for the Cincinnati Area

Is your community having Trick or Treat this year? Get ready for all things Trick or Treat and Halloween! If you’re wondering what time does trick or treating start near me, we have a long list of the Cincinnati area towns and townships with their trick or treat hours. Please keep in mind that times … Read more

Fall Foliage Forecast for Southwest Ohio

One of the best parts about living in the Midwest is the change of seasons. And fall certainly puts on a show in Ohio! From late September well into early November, you can expect to see some beautiful fall foliage in southwest Ohio. When do the leaves in southwest Ohio start to change? Fall foliage … Read more

Fall Fun at Shaw Farms

The season of all things pumpkin is upon us! We kicked off our fall season with a trip to Shaw Farms in Milford. Located in Milford, Shaw Farms is a great place for kids of all ages. There’s lots to see and do here including pumpkins, hayrides, corn mazes, a rope maze, animals, and more. … Read more

Fall Fun with the Great Parks of Hamilton County

Want to have some free and cheap fall fun? Look no further than Great Parks! Experience all that Great Parks has to offer this fall! From soaking in the changing seasons to hikes with naturalists to getting crafty with the kids, there’s something for everyone. And as a special bonus, all of these events are … Read more

fall at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Enjoy Some Fall Scenery In Cincinnati

Mother nature is about to put on a show for us so I thought it would be appropriate to share a few of our favorite places to catch autumn in all its glory. When will we see the peak of fall colors here in Cincinnati?  This fall, according to ODNR Fall Color Forester Greg Smith, you … Read more

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum

Spring Grove Cemetery in the Fall

The leaves are turning and many trees are showing their fall colors. I haven’t been out to walk at Spring Grove Cemetery in a while so I hopped on my chance to get over there and take in the color. And, of course, Spring Grove Cemetery did not disappoint. People often comment, “You CHOOSE to walk at … Read more

Mums and vegetables at Findlay Market

Fall Arrives at Findlay Market

I spent my Saturday doing one of my favorite things – wandering around Findlay Market. It was a gorgeous day and the market was packed. When we moved back to Cincinnati in 1998, after living out of town for about ten years, I decided to do two things on my birthday – visit the Art Museum and … Read more

Experience Fall at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park

Last updated: December 10, 2020 (first appeared here in Oct., 2013) Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park may just be one of my favorite spots in which to spend the day. While it’s beautiful all year long, it’s especially pretty in the fall. I ventured out to Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park with my friend and fellow blogger, … Read more

pyramid hill sculpture park

Ten Things to Love About Cincinnati in October

The Changing LeavesThere’s something truly magical about walking through the forest in the fall. I love the colors of the trees, the cool air, the smells, and (oddly enough) the dead remnant of summer’s wildflowers. There’s no shortage of places to enjoy the fall views in Cincinnati. My favorites include Spring Grove Cemetery, Cincinnati Nature … Read more

Germania Oktoberfest

It’s Day 141 of “365 Things to do in Cincinnati” and today we are featuring Oktoberfest at Germania.  Germania’s Oktoberfest is “Cincinnati’s Original and Most Authentic Oktoberfest” (per Germania). Germania’s Oktberfest is held on the Germania Society’s grounds and it is a HUGE festival.  With over 60 taps featuring German and domestic beers, Jagermeister, German … Read more