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?
Holiday Happenings in Miami County
November 11, 2020
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 atRead More
Can’t Miss Holiday Events in Miami County
November 4, 2020
End the year with fun holiday events happening around Miami County! Mark these fun, socially distanced events on your calendar. You won’t want to miss them. Enchanted Wonderland Weekend! November 6 – November 8, Downtown Troy The winter fun starts this weekend in Downtown Troy. Come prepared with your holiday shopping list and browse all of the fun and unique gifts you can find only in our local shops. Weekend activities will include shop open houses, elf scavenger hunts, shopping giveaways, food trucks and more! Come out for just an evening or make a whole weekend of it, stopping atRead More
Say “I Do” in Miami County
September 9, 2020
Your wedding day should be everything you’ve dreamed of and more. A big part of that is finding the right location that fits your style. Whether you’re wanting something elegant, rustic, rich in architecture or simply unique you won’t find anywhere else, look no further than Miami County. The Round Barn If a rustic yet elegant wedding is your vision, The Round Barn in Piqua is the perfect venue. The Round Barn is a historic octagon built around 1880 and is listed on Ohio’s inventory of historic barns. Every guest will enjoy the ceremony, dancing, and all the other activitiesRead More
Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve in Troy – making spirits bright.
November 20, 2019
The Miami County Park District will host their first season of Holiday Lights at Lost Creek Reserve presented by Bruns Realty Group. This beautiful 456-acre reserve located at 2385 E. St. Rt. 41 in Troy, will be the setting for a drive-through holiday light tour featuring animated light displays and illuminated landscapes. There will be a charge of $10 for cars and $30 for small 15 passenger vans. The light display will be open on Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 6 to 9 p.m. starting on Black Friday (November 29) and going through DecemberRead More
Holiday Welcome Weekends!
November 13, 2019
5 Towns, 100+ Unique Shops, Restaurants and Events over multiple weekends. Make this your new holiday tradition! The shops and restaurants of Covington, Piqua, Tipp City, Troy and West Milton welcome visitors to browse and dine while enjoying the best they have to offer for this year’s holiday season. The towns of Miami County have come together to create this first annual Holiday Welcome Weekend. Why shop the Big Box stores? Instead, we invite you to explore our historic downtowns for that one-of-a-kind gift, toy, and unique treasure for anyone on your shopping list. Grab your best friend, sweetheart, momRead More
Romance Abounds At These Celebrated Venues In Miami County
October 8, 2019
Miami County, Ohio, has more than its fair share of entertaining ways to spend your time. With so many beautiful things to see and do, the options are abundant when it comes to dining, shopping, and entertainment in the Miami County area. From high-end shopping to bargain hunting, fashion-forward visitors are always pleased. Outdoor enthusiasts always return once they experience the Miami County Park District. Foodies are astonished when Miami County reveals its full selection of cuisine. There is something for everyone in the area, even those who are searching for a quiet romantic getaway. Some of our most beautifulRead More
Fabulous Food and Exciting Events in Miami County This Fall
September 30, 2019
There’s no denying that autumn is here–there’s a crisp breeze in the evening air (wellllll, kind of.. ), football season is kicking off, and you have a distinct urge to bake an apple pie. This time of year can get very busy, and it always seems to fly by. Sometimes you need to take a step back from it all and just enjoy the little things. A great meal and a fun outing can melt away the stress, and Miami County is full of amazing places to visit. Make the most of your fall with a visit to any ofRead More
MumStock celebrated at this year’s 61st annual Tipp City Mum Festival!
September 24, 2019
Hey man, the Tipp City Mum Festival is not your typical festival, it’s way groovy. This year’s theme is a flashback to the days of peace, love and all things “far out”. MumStock ’19 is happening September 27-2019. The Mum Festival Antique and Show Car Cruise-In packs the historic downtown area with hundreds of quality and unique vehicles for the largest festival car show in the state. Our Saturday morning parade still draws spectators near and far with bands, floats, clowns and entertainment. That’s not all – for two days the City Park turns into the festival grounds with somethingRead More
Concerts, Painting, and More! 4 Fantastic Miami County Venues with Something for Everyone
September 16, 2019
Miami County is home to many exciting theaters and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for an exciting concert or a heartwarming play, you’ll definitely find it in Miami County. Here are four incredible venues to get you started: Troy-Hayner Cultural Center Troy-Hayner Cultural Center is a stunning 1914 Romanesque mansion turned community arts center. Formerly the home of Mary Jane Hayner, here you will find historic furnishings and works of art, a Victorian dollhouse, and a permanent exhibition about the Hayner Distillery Company. Troy-Hayner Cultural Center offers a wide variety of classes, exhibits, music events, performances, and more! The communityRead More
The porch isn’t just for your Grandpa’s rocking chair anymore!
September 11, 2019
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 PublicRead More