Warren County is the perfect destination for visitors of all ages looking for memorable getaway adventures. The aroma of baked apples, roasted turkey legs, and German sauerkraut mark the beginning of just a few of Warren County's many crowd-pleasing festivals.

With everything from unique events such as the Ohio Renaissance Festival, the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival and the Lebanon Christmas Parade, to events with 10,000 screaming tennis fans or to popular antique and quilt shows, it's easy to see why Warren County is Ohio's Largest Playground!

Below is a sampling of the cool yearly events happening in Ohio's Largest Playground! For a more detailed list, visit our events calendar.


Lebanon Antiques Show

Winter
The Lebanon Antique Show provides investment-quality antiques for collectors and investors. Find antique furniture, textiles, ceramics, metal wares, paintings and decorative items on display in room settings by more than 50 dealers! This show is also a great place for beginning collectors to learn about quality antiques.


Lebanon Quilt & Fabric Arts Show

Winter/Spring
The Lebanon Quilt & Fabric Arts Show provides antique as well as newly made quilts, felting, knitting and other fabric arts for view and for sale. Staged inside the Warren County History Center, the show features over 30 dealers in all kinds of quality handmade fabric arts.
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Old Main Street Antique Show in Waynesville

Spring
Forty visiting dealers will offer diverse collections of antiques with everything from from quilts, glassware, pottery, to furniture, both primitive and formal. While in town, stop in any or all of the 50+ Waynesville antique and specialty shops lining the streets of this historic village.

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Fort Ancient Earthworks and Nature Preserve:

A Gathering of Four Directions

Summer
An educational and entertaining event featuring period encampments from the 18th century, storytellers, live music, drumming ceremonies and dance displays with more than 100 performers.


Lebanon Country Music Festival

Summer
The Lebanon Country Music Festival features live country music bands, a beer garden, great food vendors, craft and gift vendors, mechanical bull rides, and a kids zone all located in the streets of Downtown Lebanon.

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Lebanon Blues Festival

Summer
Enjoy eight blues bands, your favorite foods, and a deluxe beer garden. Gaze at over 150 classic cars in the Blues, BBQ, and Bumpers Car Show.
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Western & Southern Open

Summer
See the best men's and women's tennis players in the world, such as Roger Federer, Andy Roddick, Serena Williams and Venus Williams compete every summer at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason.
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Ohio Renaissance Festival

Fall
See history come alive at this 16th Century English village re-creation. Fun awaits the whole family with over 150 costumed characters, 135 shops featuring unique handmade items, 12 stages of continuous entertainment, awesome rides, and hearty food and drink!
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Halloween Haunt at Kings Island

Fall
Halloween Haunt is the biggest scarathon in the Midwest with 13 horrifying attractions and countless numbers of terrifying creatures looking for victims during the fall event. Plus, let the crisp autumn air rush over your face as you experience many of your summer-favorite rides in a completely unique setting!


Howl-O-Fest at Kings Island

Fall
Your little ghouls and goblins will love the opening of Howl-O-Fest complete with storytelling, a haybale maze, pumpkin patches, dance parties, costume contests, trick-or-treat candy stops, plus a costumed parade!


Country Applefest in Lebanon

Fall
Festival goers will find wonderful handmade crafts such as pottery, wreaths, candles, baskets, and all kinds of decorations for any holiday. While you are there don't forget to try all apple-inspired food and beverage creations like cider and apple pie!
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Lebanon Antique, Art & Artisans Show

Fall
This unique event features more than 50 antique dealers, artists 
and artisans of high-quality antique reproductions. Antique furniture, textiles paintings and more will be displayed, plus guests can enjoy food and educational demonstrations.


Ohio Sauerkraut Festival

Fall
Celebrate the humble cabbage with traditional sauerkraut dishes 
and crazy concoctions such as sauerkraut fudge! With more than 400 selected craft vendors, this annual festival is one of the largest arts & crafts shows in America.
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The Christmas Ranch

Winter
The Christmas Ranch offers visitors more than 350,000 lights, most of which are synchronized to music using state-of-the-art technology! This true winter wonderland has been featured nationally on HGTV and ABC's Good Morning America!
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Historic Lebanon Horse-Drawn Carriage Parade

Winter
More than 100 horse-drawn antique carriages parade through the streets, pulled by miniature horses, majestic Clydesdales, and all 
kinds of horses in between. Early birds line the streets at 1pm for an afternoon parade, and those who attend the 7pm procession are treated a candlelit parade.

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