The heart of Piqua is its downtown. Locally owned shops are open with excellent selections for you and your family. Restaurants feature full flavor meals with everything from a simple burger to a plate of delicious pasta and sauce. With the revitalization of the Fort Piqua Plaza, a place to plan your dream wedding or corporate function is now a reality, right here in downtown.
Winans Chocolates + Coffee handcrafts delicious chocolates, freshly roasted coffees and sweet treats in their hometown store one block off Main Street. Visit the candy factory, where you’ll see how they make delicious chocolates, handmade the same way for generations, and learn how they hand source our coffees from around the world. The mochas are calling!
Piqua is the northern most stop along the Great Miami River Recreational Trail which makes it the ideal place for cyclists to start or rest during a long ride. Enjoy the miles of paved trails connecting this area with other trails statewide. Along the trail you’ll find Lock Nine Park, the place to find the party! Many events including the popular ROCK PIQUA concerts are held here. Be sure to check the event calendar to find out what’s going on.
History lovers will delight in taking a canal boat ride along a reconstructed part of the Miami-Erie Canal at Johnston Farm and Indian Agency, an Ohio History Connection Site. Celebrate 2,000 years of Ohio’s rich history from prehistoric Indians to Ohio’s canal era. Today, visitors enjoy the home and farm of Col. John Johnston much as it appeared in 1829.