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.
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In the fall, Columbus celebrates the Columbus Oktoberfest in honor of the German festival. There is plenty of German food and beer. Guests enjoy dancing the polka and participating in a parade with their children. There is a special Kinderrplatz for kids to enjoy their own activities. This festival has something for everyone.
Since 1903, guests have enjoyed the Circleville Pumpkin Show. Every October, they can enjoy a variety of pumpkins on display in a variety of shapes and sizes. There might even be a pumpkin that weighs in excess of 1500 pounds. When hunger strikes, there is an assortment of foods cooked with pumpkins: pies, donuts, fudge, waffles, and burgers.