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?
Local Last Minute Gift Ideas
December 20, 2022
Still Christmas shopping? Check out our list of local last minute gift ideas to finish up your Holiday shopping. Beer, Wine, and Spirits– Moeller Brew Barn is a great place to buy for the craft beer lovers in your life. Enjoy locally made wine from Old Mason Winery as well as Twenty One Barrels Cidery and Winery. Find local whiskey and bourbon at Indian Creek Distillery and Hayner Distilling. Coffee- Winans Chocolates and Coffee has a variety of gifts both big and small, chocolate and coffee, for every person in your life. Purebred Coffee Co. has a variety of coffees as well asRead More
Congratulations to our Grant Recipients!
December 8, 2022
Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau Awards $30,000 in Grants The Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau (MCVCB) awarded $30,176.75 in grants for their tourism grant program launched this past July. The purpose of the Miami County Tourism Grant Program is to help develop or bolster destination assets and the visitor experience driving visitation, overnight stays, and increased visitor spending to area communities, to enhance the liveability of the area, to support and encourage collaboration within Miami County and the region, and to assist local and regional organizations in need of financial assistance for new or improved projects that areRead More
December Holiday Happenings
November 30, 2022
Looking for some fun and festive events in Miami County? You’re in luck! There are plenty of great family-friendly events happening throughout our area this 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. From holiday home tours and Santa visits to holiday concerts, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. So get out and celebrate the holidays with your friends and loved ones – Miami County style! December Holiday Events in Miami County K-Love Christmas Tour 2022 Thursday, December 1,Read More
TikTok – We’re trying something new!
November 23, 2022
Like millions of others, the Miami County Visitors Bureau is now on TikTok! Yes, we’ll be sharing new content here on our new TikTok account! Check us out! Be sure to follow us @visitmiamico to keep up to date on all things Miami County!Read More
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 fromRead More
Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve
November 10, 2022
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 displaysRead More
November Holiday Happenings
November 3, 2022
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! EnjoyRead More
Holiday Shopping and Markets in Miami County
November 1, 2022
Festive holiday markets, glittering windows, and the fun of finding that perfect gift – it’s what the season lives for! In Miami County, we are all about fueling our local businesses and supporting those who give so much to the community. Shopping local and shopping small keeps our local communities and businesses alive. Whether it’s a one-of-a-kind art piece or a gift card to a restaurant, there’s something for everyone on your list. Add these events to your calendar for fun and successful weekends of holiday shopping in Miami County. Holiday Shopping and Markets in Miami County Enchanted Wonderland WeekendRead More
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 HouseRead More
Lift Your Spirits!
October 20, 2022
From unique attractions, historic downtowns, events, outdoor adventure, and more, Miami County has something for everyone. Explore our array of standout beverage and food options sure to satisfy. Home to the oldest working copper pots in the country, Indian Creek Distillery is the place to be for whiskey and history lovers alike. Owned and operated by the family’s sixth generation, Indian Creek is keeping the traditional ways of Ohio whiskey both in their recipes and distilling techniques. Another classic option is Hayner Distilling Co., a staple in Miami County since the late 1800’s. Today they are back and better thanRead More