Preble County Events

Preble County, Ohio – Events Schedule – 2017


* Check back as events may be added.

Welcome to, the online source for travel & tourism in the Preble County, Ohio area. This online tourism and visitors center offers information on hotels, motels, camp grounds, restaurants as well as an local events schedule. If you have a restaurant and would like your menu on this website please email a copy.

Preble County offers many local festivals such as the Preble County Pork Festival, Lewisburg Derby Days, Camden Black Walnut Festival, New Paris Apple Fest, West Alexandria October Fest, Eatonic Labor Day Music Festival.

The pride in local history is reflected at the Preble County Historical Society, the covered bridges and even in the Christmas song "Up on the House Top" that was written in New Paris by Rev. Benjamin Hanby back in 1864.

This year events outside Preble County that bring visitors and guests to the area have been added because many times they attract significant business traffic that benefits Preble County.

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Musical entertainment throughout the yearTaffy’s of Eaton, OhioThe Music Mecca of the Universe” – 111 South Barron – Eaton, Ohio 937-472-0300 Website:  


February 3Kramer & Kramer Auction – 10:00 am. – 2 pm. Bruner Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

February 5Toy Show – Bruner Arena – Jeff Mainous

February 17 – 18 – Bob Wells Saddlery Auction – Toney Building, Preble County Fairgrounds

February 25 – Walnut Harvest AuctionToney Building, Preble County Fairgrounds. – 937- 456 -4967

February 25 26  Horse Advisors Tack Sale Bruner & Expo, Preble County Fairgrounds. Carolyn Geise 937-533-0889

March 2 – 4 Dekalb Super Pull Bruner Arena & Expo Center, Preble County Fairgrounds.

March 11 RabbitfestExpo, Preble County Fairgrounds.

March 15 – 18 – Banner Dorset Sheep Show/Sale – Bruner Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

March 17 – 18Antigue Tractor Pull – Expo Building, Preble County Fairgrounds.

March 25 Walnut Harvest AuctionExpo Building, Preble County Fairgrounds. – 937- 456 -4967

April 1725 Show Pig Sale – Bruner Arena 7:00 pm. – 9:00 pm. Lucky Montoya – 937-313-1160

April 2Dayton Fancy Feathers Poultry Swap – More info:  

April 5 – 8 – Chamber of Commerce Business Expo Expo Building, Preble County Fairgrounds.

April 29 – 30 – Ft. St Clair Dog ShowExpo Building, Preble County Fairgrounds.

May 6Blazin Saddles Horse Show – Horse Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

May 8 – 13All Breed Sheep Show Banner Sale – Bruner & Expo, Preble County Fairgrounds.

May 12 – 13World of Outlaws Sprints –

May 20World War 1 Event – Preble County Historical Society. Re-enactors and guset speaker Jake Daly

May 27 – 28 – BCSHA Horse Show – Horse Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

May 31 – June 4 National Road Yard Sale (Rt. 40)

June 3Blazin Saddles Horse Show – Horse Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

June 8 – 1023rd annual Dirt Late Model Dream –

June 8 – 10 – Festival of Hope – Grandstand/Infield, Preble County Fairgrounds.

June 10 – 11Hueston Woods Arts & Crafts Fair:  Info link

June 10Relay for Life – Preble County Fairgrounds.

June 15 – 17Camden Carnival

June 17 – 18 BCSHA Horse Show – Horse Arena, Preble County Fairgrounds.

June 17 Bridges Bikes & BluesRide begins at the Preble County Historical Society and ends with a party in downtown Eaton.

June 23 – 24Smoke Out Preble County Fairgrounds.

June 24Buckeye Bridge Bike RideWebsite

June 24 – 25Dayton Air Show – more info:

July 2 – Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration – Fireworks along with the Cincinnati Circus, live music and more! *The Historical Society will be collecting $5 cash admission per car for this event.

July 29 – August 5Preble County Fair

July 13 – 15 – World of Outlaws/Kings Royal –

July 19 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 

August 3 – 6 Rt. 127 Yard Sale

August 4 – 5 Monster Jam 

August 12 – Symphony on the farmPreble County Historical Society

September 1 – 3 – Autumn Oaks (Coon Dogs) – Wayne County Fairgrounds, Richmond Indiana

September 7 – 8 – 9 47th World 100

September 16 – 17 Preble County Pork Festival, Preble County Fairgrounds.

September 16 –  Tour de Donut Arcanum, Ohio – Info:

September 23 Oktoberfest FestivalHistoric Depot District in Richmond Indiana.

September 23 – 24  New Paris Apple Festival – Old School Grounds

September 23 Heroin Awarness – Bruner, Preble County Fairgrounds.

September 24Dayton Fancy Feathers – More info:

October 5 – 6 – 7 –  Fall

October 14 & 15 – Oktober FestWest Alexandria – Peace Park A wonderful Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, held annually in a beautiful community park for 46 years. Come and enjoy a peaceful Fall weekend with handmade crafts and delicious food, much of it home made by local organizations. E-Mail Address

October 20 & 21Black Walnut Festival – Camden, Ohio

November 16 Lion's Club Feather Party  Bruner, Preble County Fairgrounds.

November 24Annual "White Christmas" Celebration – 6:00 PM Located in Downtown Eaton Parade begins at Eaton Middle School, E. Decatur Street at 5:30 p.m., Courthouse lawn lighting, Eaton Area Community Choir, Christmas Carols by 2nd Graders, Christmas Music by Eaton High School Band & a visit with Santa Claus & Mrs. Claus & lots of Door Prizes.

December 1 thru 31Whispering Christmas ALL Month – December 1st thru 31st from 6 pm – 10 pm each evening. Located at Fort St. Clair Park, Eaton, Ohio. Features lighting display and visit with Santa Claus on Wed., Fri., Sat., & Sun. from 7-9 pm up until Christmas eve. For information contact the City of Eaton at 937-456-4125

December 8 – 9 Breeders Choice SaleBruner, Preble County Fairgrounds.

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