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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?
  • Exciting Things in 2023

    January 12, 2023

    Welcome to the New Year! 2023 is looking to be an exciting year for Miami County with new events, dining options, and things to do throughout the county. Dining Now open in Downtown Piqua, Crooked Handle Brewing Co.!  Keep up to date on their hours, menu, and more on their facebook page.  Tipp City Pizza is now serving downtown Tipp City! Check out their selection of pizza and drinks and keep an eye out for the opening of their duck pin bowling. Along with the addition of Tipp City Pizza is Rad Candy Co. coming soon to downtown! Follow along on

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  • Thanksgiving Gatherings

    November 17, 2022

    Coming to Miami County for Thanksgiving to visit with family and friends? Looking for a fun place or event to meet up and celebrate? Look no further. Enjoy this list of events and gatherings all weekend long. (For 21 and over.) Twenty One Barrels Gather your friends and grab a cup of cider or glass of wine at Twenty One Barrels! Enjoy music from Matthew Bruce and food from Hot Dish MCF Wednesday night and Barnyard BBQ Friday and Saturday night. Leaf and Vine- Wednesday November 23rd & Saturday November 26th, 9:00pm Thanksgiving Eve enjoy drinks and live music from

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  • The holiday season is quickly approaching, and it’s time to indulge in all things Merry and Bright! If you are looking for the perfect holiday experience to cherish with friends and family, look no further than Miami County Park District’s Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy. This 1.25-mile drive-thru light display will surely brighten up your holiday season. You’ll be greeted by friendly staff and towering snowmen as you begin the tour down our illuminated lane. The journey continues as you traverse picturesque farm lanes and the edge of a dense woodland filled with over 60 twinkling displays

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  • With Halloween now over, many are looking towards and preparing for the winter holiday events and celebrations. Although it may seem early to some, since we haven’t even celebrated Thanksgiving, November is the start of the Holiday season. Check out some of the great holiday events this month in Miami County Piqua’s Holiday Horse Parade- Piqua November 12th, 7:00pm-9:00pm Imagine, elegant horse drawn carriages, hitches and riders, all outfitted with Holiday lights. Downtown Piqua offers just that with the Holiday Horse Parade down Main Street. Downtown Troy’s Grand Illumination-Troy November 25th, 5:00pm-8:30pm Downtown Troy lights up for the Holidays! Enjoy

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  • Best of Dayton Contest!

    October 24, 2022

    Every year Dayton Magazine hosts the “Best of Dayton” competition. The Best of Dayton is a celebration and competition between the top establishments within the Greater Dayton area. This includes businesses and establishments in Miami County! We are happy to be nominated in so many wonderful categories! Voting is OPEN until November 1st. Take a moment and vote for your Miami County favorites in each category! Vote using this link: https://www.thedaytonmagazine.com/best-of-dayton/ Antiques: Midwest Memories Clothing: Echo Boutique Fast Casual (Food): REU Juicery Fresh Catch (Seafood: Smith’s Boathouse Patio Dining: Smith’s Boathouse Pizza: Marion’s Piazza Mexican: La Fiesta Subs: Submarine House

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  •   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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