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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?
  •   Getting dressed for the best day of your life… So far. Everything you need to make your day perfect is right here in Miami County. Looking your best for the big day is easy here in Miami County. We’ve got you covered! Modern on Market Ladies a must-stop for bridal gowns is Modern on Market in downtown Troy. This boutique is inspired by chic, modern styles, perfect for a bride of elegance, zest, and edge. You won’t be disappointed in the variety of choices here. Barclays For the gentlemen looking for a classic style and custom service, Barclays in downtown Piqua

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great FREE concerts in August throughout Miami County. Tipp Community Band & Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers, Downtown, Tipp City Friday August 5th @ 6:00pm It’s all happening in downtown Tipp City this Friday! Enjoy Tippecanoe Market Days, Downtown Tipp City’s First Friday Putt Putt, and Tipp Community Night’s Concert with the Tipp Community Band and Daugherty Orchestra and Swing Dancers. Bring a chair and come to downtown for a fun filled evening. American Pride, Treasure Island, Troy- Saturday August 6th @ 7:30pm The City of

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great concerts in July throughout Miami County. Michelle Robinson Band, Prouty Plaza, Troy- July 8th @ 7:30pm Recently nominated Cincinnati’s Country Band of the year, the Michelle Robinson Band plays everything from country to rock, pop, and originals. They have enjoyed playing casinos festivals and events across Ohio and have opened for a number of national acts such as Scotty McCreery, Maddie & Tae, Colt Ford, Uncle Kracker, Loretta Lynn, JoeDee Messina and Kentucky Headhunters. Tyler Cochran Trio, Hayner Cultural Center, Troy- July 12th @ 7:30pm

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  • Summer nights are made better with live music. Be sure to check out these great concerts in June throughout Miami County. Canal Music Fest, City Park, Tipp City– Saturday, June 11th@ 5:30pm This Tipp City annual day of concerts is open to the public and free. 2022’s line up includes Zach Nelson, Redman-Haas Band, Seconds 2 Surrender, and Stranger. Blue Wisp Big Band, Prouty Plaza, Troy- Friday, June 17th @ 7:30pm Presented by Troy Hayner and Troy Main Street, this legendary 16 piece American Jazz ensemble takes inspiration from the Blue Wisp Jazz club where they often performed. The powerful,

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  • For those who are photo savvy and love to find new and unique spots to take the perfect pictures, Miami County has plenty of backdrops to choose from. Be sure to check out these backdrops for your next photo inspiration. Downtown Troy has some fabulous murals that make for a perfect backdrop. A mural located at Prouty Plaza using different colors and shapes makes for a fun and funky background. The mural in the parking lot of the Troy Rec portrays a black and white image of a canal boat with downtown scenery. On the corner of East High and

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  • Looking for a unique place for a night out with your friends? Want to create masterpieces to hang in your home? Channel your inner artist and crafty side at these Miami County locations. Artistic Earth Pottery- Troy Try your hand at making pottery at Artistic Earth Pottery. Located just outside of downtown Troy, they offer a variety of pottery classes for everyone at every skill level. Classes include wheel throwing, clay basics, and studio classes. Studio 14 Creative Arts Center- Troy Here, you can pick an already created pottery piece and paint it to make it your own. They also

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  • These fantastic venues are known for many things, meeting and event spaces, conventions, sports, concerts and more. Keep reading to learn more about Miami County’s largest concert and event halls. APAC  Opened in Fall of 2021, the Arbogast Performing Arts Center, or APAC, is a shining example of paying it forward to the community. APAC was made possible through a significant gift from longtime Troy community residents and arts supporters, Dave and Linda Arbogast. We are proud to have this amazing facility in Miami County. APAC boasts a 1,200-tiered seat auditorium, meeting and conference rooms, and even a recording studio!

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  • Miami County is all about that small-town feel. Here, our coffee shops are some of the best watering holes around. Experience locally roasted beans, crafty beverages, and even a sweet treat. Coffee shops lend a lot of favors our way. Need a gift? A boost of caffeine? A place to focus on work? Our cozy coffee shops offer all of that and more. Whether you want to experience a new jolt or are visiting Miami County, we invite you to check out some of the best coffee shops around. Local Coffee Shops in Miami County, Ohio Winans Chocolates + Coffees

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  • Hobart Arena has been rocking Troy Ohio since the early 1950’s. That legacy continues to this day! George Thorogood and The Destroyers with Special Guest Rusted Reserve September 12, 2021 – 8pm Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo with Special Guest Kasey Tindall September 30, 2021 – 8pm Dwight Yoakam Presented by Dusty Guitars October 7, 2021 – 8pm TESLA with Special Guests Bad Marriage and Signal 13 October 15, 2021 – 8pm Travis Tritt with Special Guest Tyler Reese Tritt October 21, 2021 – 7:30pm Zach Williams I Don’t Want Christmas to End Tour with Special Guest Anne Wilson December

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  • Miami County is home to many exciting theaters and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for an exciting concert or a heartwarming play, you’ll definitely find it in Miami County. Here are four incredible venues to get you started: Troy-Hayner Cultural Center Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is a stunning 1914 Romanesque mansion turned community arts center. Formerly the home of Mary Jane Hayner, here you will find historic furnishings and works of art, a Victorian dollhouse, and a permanent exhibition about the Hayner Distillery Company. Troy-Hayner Cultural Center offers a wide variety of classes, exhibits, music events, performances, and more! The community

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