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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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  • Made In Miami County

    August 25, 2022

    Miami County is full of creative people whose products are available for purchase all around the county. Check out some locally sourced products at these Miami County fan favorite shops! Rosebud’s Real Food– Piqua Real food, real simple. Rosebuds Real Food offers a variety of gluten-free, all-natural, organic seasoning mixes, honey-sweetened fruit butters, locally raised meat and produce, bread, and more! Located in downtown Piqua, and grown in Covington, these spices and products are homegrown and amazingly delicious. Winans Chocolates and Coffee– Piqua Handmade the same way for generations, Winans is your best resource for premium chocolates! They also source and

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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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  • 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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  • When you need to beat the heat, head to the river! Miami County, Ohio has some of the most beautiful waterways that are begging for explorers. Whether you are looking for an adventure in a kayak, a leisurely canoe cruise, or catching supper on a camping trip, we’ve got the perfect spot for you! Fun on the Water in Miami County, Ohio Float Troy Rent a floating tent on the river! This unique experience is perfect for those who love adventure and relaxation. Float Troy is a series of floating tents anchored on the Great Miami River at Treasure Island

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  • Farmers Markets

    June 17, 2022

    Searching for local fresh produce and locally made products? Look no further. Check out these great farmers markets right here in Miami County! Piqua–  The Piqua Community Farmers Market is held weekly on Thursdays from 3pm-6pm rain or shine. Put on by Mainstreet Piqua, to promote and sell locally grown produce and products directly from producer to consumer. You can find this great market downtown in front of Fort Piqua Plaza on West High Street. Pleasant Hill- The Netwon Local Farmers Market is held Fridays in Newton High School’s west-front parking lot. This family-friendly event features local market vendors, food trucks,

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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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  • Peace Love and Berries. The Troy Strawberry Festival is back and better than ever for its first festival since 2019. Located along the banks of the Great Miami River and through downtown Troy, this weekend-long festival will take place Saturday, June 4th, 10:00am-9:00pm, and Sunday, June 5th, 10:00am-5:00pm. 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 a classic strawberry donut or shortcake to the more

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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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