Despite Ohio's small size, the state's diverse cities and towns are filled with music festivals, cultural attractions, zoos and fun activities for the whole family. Ohio is the perfect melting pot of small-town charm and dynamic urban centers, allowing visitors and residents alike to find the perfect environment to suit their tastes. Those who prefer an outdoor setting will also find plenty of opportunities in Ohio's natural landscapes, from gently rolling hills to fascinating cave systems.
Each spring, Jazz lovers flock to Cleveland to enjoy the Tri-C JazzFest. Spread out over two weekend, this festival features many live Jazz acts from local and national bands. In addition to the live music, musicians can enjoy workshops and educational opportunities to hone their skills.
- Dayton, Ohio in Dayton, OH.
Every summer all eyes are on the sky in Dayton at the Vectren Dayton Air Show. As birthplace of the Wright Brothers, Dayton loves its aviation history. This air show features aerobatics and military demonstrations. If you love planes, this is the show to attend.
In the summer, Columbus hosts the ComFest. Here, guests enjoy a variety of community-based activities from around the state. There are many live music concerts and arts and crafts market place. With six stages and more than a 100 performers, there is a concert for everyone.
- Columbus, Ohio in Columbus, OH.
Each July, Columbus celebrates American independence with the Red, White and Boom. Guests enjoy a day of fun before a breathtaking fireworks display coordinated to music played by a local radio station.
- Downtown Centerville N Main St Centerville, OH 45459 in Centerville, OH.
Celebrate July 4th in Centerville at the Americana Festival. Guests enjoy everything American from the food to the fireworks. After enjoying the parades take some time to stroll through the street fair and the antique car show.
- Scioto Gardens 3351 SR 37 W Delaware, OH 43015 in Delaware, OH.
For one day each summer, those with a green thumb or want to appreciate the art of gardening, visit the Gardening and Arts Festival in Delaware. With tree sculptures, gardening workshops, and gorgeous plants, there are many things to see and do. There is a juried art show, featuring many mediums.