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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?

  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • The Float Troy Experience

    February 21, 2024

    Ready for an adventure that combines camping and floating on the Great Miami River? Look no further than Float Troy. The only public floating tent experience in Ohio, the nation and possibly the world! Troy, Ohio is an excellent destination for those who enjoy outdoor activities, but this is a unique experience altogether. Float Troy is a series of floating tents anchored on the Great Miami River at Treasure Island Park. Guests sleep on the river inside of their own inflatable floating tent! This unique camping experience is perfect for those who want to take outdoor adventures to another level. About

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  • 2024 Best of the Upper Valley  Tickets Are Now Open!   Dayton Magazine is proud to recognize the success of the local businesses in the Upper Valley, through our Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Awards! The Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley is a celebration and competition between the top establishments from within the multiple communities of the Miami Valley north of Interstate 70. From the top places to eat/drink, shop, and secure service providers, your chance to interact and vote with these companies and organizations is finally here!  Inaugural Best of the Upper Valley Thursday, February 22nd 2024 5:30pm – 7:30pm The Concord Room 810 Arthur

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  • One of the most important decisions you will make when planning your wedding is choosing the perfect venue. From rustic barns to grand ballrooms, there are so many different wedding venues to choose from in Miami County. But with all the options, how do you know which is right for you? In this guide, we’ll explore just a handful of new and unique wedding venues here in Miami County. With the proper research and preparation, you’ll surely find the perfect place to host your special day. The 1833- Troy Located a block away from the square, this newly renovated church

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  • Welcome to the New Year! 2024 is looking to be another exciting year in Miami County with new dining options, events, and things to do throughout the county. Total Solar Eclipse -Miami County On Monday, April 8, 2024, Ohio residents and visitors will be able to experience something that won’t happen in Ohio again until 2099 – a total solar eclipse! Check out www.miamicountysolareclipse.com for more information on events, viewing areas, and more. Old Scratch Pizza–Troy Old Scratch Pizza will be opening very soon, January 2024. Keep an eye out for their official opening date! Heavenly Grounds– Tipp City Tipp

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