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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?
  • 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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  • Spring and Summer is festival and event season in Miami County, and 2022 promises to bring a full calendar of exciting events to the area. By the time these festivals roll around, we will be ready to celebrate with abandon! As you look forward to the warmer months and a visit to Miami County, do not miss these fun events scheduled for the region this year. Taste of the Arts Join us for an amazing celebration of the arts! Taste of the Arts is a one-day family-friendly event celebrating our amazing food and arts community. Enjoy live entertainment, arts and

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  • The Miami County Park District has created a destination at Lost Creek Reserve, constantly adding to the experiences this unique setting provides. When the Park District envisioned Heritage Hall they wanted it to be more than just a building for the community. The purpose of the project was to create a space that combines rustic charm with modern technology. A place where people can learn, celebrate, and gather. This 5,361 square foot event venue accommodates 150 people in banquet-style seating with up to 250 person capacity for presentations or other entertainment. Exposed wooden timbers showcase the vaulted ceiling giving it a

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  • Christmas is approaching and magic is in the air! Our Miami County communities wasted no time in planning some of the most festive celebrations to welcome in the holiday season. As we all know, the holiday season flies right by us, so don’t wait another minute to gather your crew and head out to these fun events. Make the most of your holiday season with this list of family-friendly Christmas activities for kids and grown-ups alike. Christmas Activities and Events in Miami County Christmas on the Green in Piqua Friday, Dec. 3 6-9 p.m. The perfect small town Holiday Celebration!

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  • A favorite Christmas pastime is adoring all of the beautiful Christmas lights around the area. As soon as Thanksgiving arrives, our communities don their brightest light displays for families to enjoy through the new year. Miami County has so much to offer our guests and residents and Christmastime is no exception! If you are looking for fun activities for a night out with your sweetheart, a family excursion, or an adventure with friends, we’ve got you covered! Downtown Troy’s Grand Illumination Friday, November 26, 2021 Festivities begin at 5 p.m. Troy’s Grand Illumination is always a sight to behold! Meet

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  • After a sweltering summer, we are looking forward to the fall events and festivals in Miami County. Our entire county has so much to offer year-round, but autumn is where Miami County really shines! The leaves begin to change, there’s a crisp coolness in the air, and there are plenty of events to entertain the entire family. As you make plans to enjoy fall break with the kids or schedule a quick weekend trip, be sure to check out our upcoming events in September and October. From music aficionados, history buffs, and autumn lovers, there’s something for everyone on this

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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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  • This summer, Troy Main Street will once again bring Sculptures on the Square to downtown Troy. The 2021 Sculptures on the Square exhibition is a continuation of a very successful biennial public art exhibit that began in 2003. Throughout the years, Sculptures on the Square has featured a variety of artists from local and regional artists to the well-known Seward Johnson. Troy Main Street is preparing another exciting exhibit for 2021. This year’s art will be on display in downtown Troy from June 18 – October 4. Sculptures on the Square will focus on the theme “Taking Flight” and will

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  • Spring and Summer is festival and event season in Miami County, and 2021 promises to bring a full calendar of exciting events to the area. By the time these festivals roll around, we will be ready to celebrate with abandon! As you look forward to the warmer months and a visit to Miami County, do not miss these fun events scheduled for the region this year. Miami County Food Truck Rally & Competition A full day of food, fun, and fundraising! The Miami County Food Truck Rally and Competition is a unique event for the Miami County Agricultural Society, held

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  • Spend your day in Miami County before treating yourself to an evening drive through the Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve! STOP 1: Get into the holiday spirit as you pick out your Christmas tree from Fulton Farms. Nothing sets the mood better at home than the smell of a freshly cut Christmas tree and beautiful decorations. STOP 2: Enjoy local, holiday shopping and unique gift ideas that are abundant in our historic downtown communities. Finding that perfect glass ornament for that special someone is a must at Apple Tree Gallery in Piqua. STOP 3: Grab a hot beverage at

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