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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?
  • Troy Porchfest is a NEW event taking place all around the Southwest Historic District in downtown Troy. Saturday, September 14th, 2019. Free to attend! So what is PorchFest? Imagine about 36 bands in a hodgepodge of styles and genres playing throughout the Southwest Historic district on porches, in side-yards, lots and patios. Pick up a walkable map of the event and choose your favorite bands. Tour one concert after the other! There will be food trucks and artisan tents on the Hayner lawn.  At the Brukner park Gazebo, visit the Trojan City Music recital stage and the Troy Miami County Public

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  • Tippapalooza is the annual music festival celebrating Miami Valley music and benefiting the Tipp community. Tippapalooza is proud to be part of the Dayton music community! The event takes place Saturday, August 31 and is held at the Tipp-Eagles Campground, 3853 Hyattsville Road, Tipp City, Ohio. Admission is $10. Parking and kids 12 and under are free. Doors open at 5 PM. Bring lawn chairs, Frisbees, and other party equipment. No coolers permitted. As always, Tippapalooza tries to find the very best from among the many talented acts that originate in the Miami Valley and this year we have booked

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  • Tour De Donut & Buckeye Donut Dash 5k August 24, 2019 The Tour De Donut can only be described as a unique bicycle event, where your ability to eat donuts is just as important as your ability to ride your bicycle fast! Not to mention that it is the largest single-day bicycle event in Ohio! The event is a mass start timed ride where riders visit donut stops and eat donuts. For each donut the rider eats during the ride (and keeps down) they have 5 minutes deducted from their ride time. Anyone can participate, whether you want to ride

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  • It’s a sizzling summer for the Tipp City, Troy, West Milton and Piqua music scene in August 2019 as these exciting festivals take place throughout the month. A Celebration of Music and Art at the Miami Valley Music Fest Head to the Troy Eagles Campground (2252 Troy-Urbana Rd., Troy) for the 14th annual Miami Valley Music Fest, Friday, August 9 at 4 p.m. through Sunday, August 11, 2019, at noon. This rousing celebration of music and art showcases the region’s best musicians and supports local charities. The festival lineup includes: Seth Canaan and the Carriers are a three-piece indie rock

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  • Miami County Fair August 9-15, 2019. Get ready to celebrate Miami County’s rich agricultural heritage. The Miami County Fair is a timeless tradition that provides a bit of country for over 100,00 visitors each and every year. This family favorite consists of a week of competitions, food, entertainment, food, harness racing, food, art exhibits, food, midway rides, and of course FOOD! There is something for everyone to see, enjoy and experience at the Miami County Fair. Children of all ages have the best time at the fair. Imagine the look of excitement in a child’s eyes when they first see

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  • If you haven’t heard this, let us tell you that Piqua, Ohio is one heck of a rockin’ place! For several years, Piqua has hosted the ROCK PIQUA Music Series which features regional artists and a variety of music genres. This year is no exception! On July 20th at 8pm, Rock Piqua brings you the Eric Sowers Band. Eric is now one of the fastest rising stars in the country scene in Ohio and continues to gain ground in Nashville and across the United States. Eric’s edgy liquid like voice, charismatic smile along with the band’s musicianship and stage presence,

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  • This is our story…our opportunity to show you the one-of-a-kind adventures, perfectly preserved historic downtowns with delicious restaurants and amazing local shops and welcoming community you’ll find the moment you enter beautiful Miami County. Watch and listen as you are taken on a journey, so many new discoveries await you.

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  • Since 2003, Troy Main Street and its partners, have championed a variety of extraordinary art exhibits to the downtown Troy area.  It all started with a vision of curating an exhibit of life-size sculptures by Seward Johnson.  From this, Sculptures on the Square was formed, and its mission continues as it introduces outdoor art to residents and visitors.  Beginning June 14, 2019, you can witness the excitement for yourself. As visitors begin their journey around Troy’s downtown area, they will come upon kids playing Frisbee or a couple drinking coffee.  They will venture upon someone enjoying the outdoors while reading

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  • Contributed by Kevin Swanson Deputy Director of the Miami County Park District Board member of the Miami County Visitors & Convention Bureau. Local park and recreation agencies provide crucial health and wellness benefits for all populations across the Country. The creation of parkland in the United States was originally rooted in community public health. Parks contribute to enhancing air and water quality, but additionally, provide spaces for relief from the stressors of everyday life. The Miami County Park District has 15 parks with open spaces available to visitors and residents just for this purpose. Our natural areas, historic sites, waterways,

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