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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?
  • The Best of Ohio

    October 16, 2019

    The Best of Ohio contest from Ohio Magazine is held every autumn. Here in Miami County, we are proud to say that we are often well represented on this list. We’ve held the title for Best Summer Festival, Best Nature Center, Best Independent Book Store, plus others throughout the years. You have until October 31 to enter your favorites like: Bed & Breakfast/Inn – The Charlotte in downtown Troy Distillery – Indian Creek Distillery Craft Brewery – Moeller Brew Barn in Troy Winery – Old Mason Winery in West Milton Ice Cream – Susie’s Big Dipper in downtown Piqua These

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  • 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 beautiful

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  • 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 of

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  • 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 something

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  • 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 community

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  • 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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  • Miami County is home to a number of exciting theaters and entertainment venues. Whether you’re looking for an exciting concert, a heartwarming play, or creative art classes, you’ll definitely find it in Miami County. Here are three incredible venues to get you started: Troy Civic Theatre Since openings its doors in 1965, the Troy Civic Theatre has provided the community with a plethora of memorable performances. Both veterans and newcomers grace the stage in four fantastic shows each season. Troy Civic Theatre is also proud to be an active part of the community, encouraging local playwrights to bring their creations to

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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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