fbpx

Blog

Here at the Miami County Visitors Bureau, we have been blogging about our area for years. And, more importantly, we continue to ask our residents and visitors to blog about their experiences throughout our historic towns as well. For example… did you know that we are part of the longest paved trail system in the country?

  • Blooming Berries. The Troy Strawberry Festival is back and better than ever. Located along the banks of the Great Miami River and through downtown Troy, this weekend-long festival will take place Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd, . The festival includes over 100 arts and crafts vendors, great food, entertainment, and of course lots of strawberries. There is something for everyone to enjoy! Savor over 50 food and beverage vendors spread throughout downtown Troy. Try a variety of strawberry-based dishes from the classic strawberry donut or shortcake to the more unique strawberry options such as the strawberry cheese steak. All

    Read More
  • Warm weather and sunshine, summertime is here! What better way to celebrate the season than a picnic or a meal on the patio at one of Miami County’s many spots. Covington- Boscoe’s in Covington has a great patio for you to enjoy some doggone good food. Looking for a picnic spot? School House Park is coming soon! Follow along here for updates on the new things coming to the Village of Covington.   Piqua- Fountain Park and Hance Pavilion are great for picnics, with plenty of green space as well as picnic tables and shelters. The parks also have grills

    Read More
  • What’s better on a summer day than a car show? Miami County has many car shows for you to explore this summer. Check out some of them below! Downtown Troy Cruise In- May 11 10:00am-2:00pm Get to Downtown Troy for some great classic cars! While downtown, grab a bite to eat and stop in at some of the local businesses. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged, $15 per vehicle. Strawberry Festival Cruise In- June 2 10:00am-2:00pm This annual car show is a fan favorite of Strawberry Festival attendees. Registration starts at 8am Sunday at Troy Community Park and is $10 per car

    Read More
  • Summer is fast approaching—and that means the kickoff to many homegrown, outdoor events. Local festivals offer a great way to get together with family and friends and to enjoy food, activities and entertainment. Miami County offers many festivals and events that will bring smiles and fun. Each one offers a unique experience. Here are some upcoming events in Miami County. Taste of the Arts, Piqua, May 17 This evening event is a great way to kick off summertime fun in Miami County. Stroll downtown Piqua during the family-friendly Taste of the Arts and enjoy food and live entertainment. Children’s activities

    Read More
  • It’s no secret- Miami County has plenty to offer. One of the most treasured – and preserved – activities is exploring the beauty of nature. Whether you are on the hiking trail, taking an easy stroll, or searching for something to really get your blood pumping – you can find it along our trails in Miami County. Lace-up your hiking boots, grab your gear and get ready to check out these local trails. Charleston Falls Preserve As one of the most visited parks in Miami County, the Charleston Falls Preserve has more than 216 acres of prairie and forests. It’s

    Read More
  • The DORA, Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area, gives you the opportunity to have a drink and browse some of your favorite shops in Tipp City, Troy, and Piqua. Come and enjoy a drink and time with friends in three of our beautiful downtown communities. Some general rules for DORA participants include, that you must be at least 21 years of age or older to participate and purchase alcohol. You cannot bring outside beverages or beverages bought at one establishment to another alcohol selling establishment. All beverages being consumed must be in a DORA-approved cup within the boundaries of the DORA. Downtown

    Read More
  • The Miami County Courthouse, located in Troy, Ohio, has a rich history dating back to its construction in the early 1880s. Construction of the Miami County Courthouse began in 1885 and was completed in 1888. Joesph Yost of Columbus, Ohio was the architect who designed this building. Statues placed at the top of the Courthouse represent what was most important to Miami County in 1888. The statue of Lady Justice at the top of the Miami County Courthouse dome carries the sword of truth and scales of justice…always balanced. At the front of the courthouse are the statues that represent

    Read More
  • National Beer Day in the United States is celebrated every year on April 7th which commemorates the Cullen–Harrison Act’s passage. This act allowed for the sale of beer with a content of 3.2 % alcohol. Upon signing the legislation, President Franklin D. Roosevelt made his famous remark, “I think this would be a good time for a beer.” Miami County, Ohio has great places to stop in for a nice cold one any day of the year! Moeller Brew Barn Fresh, locally-made craft beer right in downtown Troy. Crooked Handle Brewing Co. Piqua’s perfect place to have a pint and

    Read More
  • Who’s ready for the Solar Eclipse?? It is fast approaching, less than 2 weeks away. For all eclipse events and activities in Miami County, check out our Eclipse Experience Guide or for other information visit MiamiCountySolarEclipse.com.  For last minute information, keep reading! Do you have your glasses? The Visitors Bureau has glasses available in their office located at 405 SW Public SQ. Suite 272, Troy, OH 45373 Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30am-4:00pm. The office will be closed Friday March 29th. Glasses will also be distributed at all events on eclipse day, on a first come first serve basis. Looking for

    Read More
  • Spring has sprung! Looking for something to get you out of the house? Check out some of the great shows and concerts coming to Arbogast Performing Arts Center (APAC) and Hobart Arena this Spring! Lonestar- March 23rd @ 7:00pm APAC Lonestar is going to rock the house at APAC with a rousing high-energy concert of their greatest hits! World Championship Ice Racing Series- March 23rd @ 7:30pm Hobart Arena World Championship ICE Racing is back at Hobart Arena for one heart-pounding night featuring some of the biggest names in professional motorcycle ICE racing and the most extreme racers on the

    Read More