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Just the right recipe for a spectacular autumn day in Ohio? That's when the summer has been warm and rainy, and the fall cool and sunny.

The northern part of the state is the first to see fall color -- followed by Central Ohio in mid-October followed by the grand fall color finale in early November the further south you go.

Peak Times : October, early Novemberrural Ohio fall color

OH Fall Foliage Hotline : 1-800-BUCKEYE

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Current foliage conditions: 2023 Ohio Fall Color Reports (Begins October 1)

2023 Ohio Fall Festivals

Enjoy the whole day, or the entire weekend, during Ohio fall festival season. Have fun!

apple butter fest
Help churn the handmade apple butter
at the Apple Butter Fest in Grand Rapids.

October 8, 2023 -- Applebutter Fest Grand Rapids -- If you want historical reenactments with lots of flavor, check out Grand Rapids' annual celebration featuring period crafts, delicious food, live music, farm animals, kids entertainment and ... kettles of freshly handmade apple butter to try.

October 13 - October 15, 2023 -- Ashtabula County Covered Bridge Festival Jefferson -- Famous for its old style covered bridges, Ashtabula County celebrates with a fall fest featuring a parade, live music, craft demonstrations, food vendors and kids' games, along with tour maps of the Covered Bridge Trail.

October 13 - October 15, 2023 -- Bob Evans Farm Festival -- Located at the original Bob Evans Farm, the fall harvest season attracts thousands with entertainment, traditional crafts, farm contests, food, children’s activities, and demonstrations for that wonderful "taste of yesteryear".

October 14 - October 15, 2023 -- Ohio Sauerkraut Festival Waynesville - Head to downtown Waynesville for this hugely popular fall fest with hundreds of craft vendors and food booths with variations on a saukraut theme, and don't miss the- saukraut pizza!

October 19 - October 22, 2023 -- Fall Festival of Leaves Bainbridge -- Come for the fall foliage, stay for the log sawing contest, a big parade, a car show, arts & crafts market, plus scenic drives along nearby "Skyline Drive" routes for more spectacular fall beauty.

October 21 - October 22, 2023 -- Black Walnut Festival Camden -- Touted as one of the best fall festivals in Southeast Ohio, this one features food aplenty from food trucks and vendors, a fun parade, a huge car & truck show, kid zone with bouncy houses, a train ride and a petting zoo, plus live entertainment all day long.


also see -> This Christmas in Ohio   |   Ohio State Fair

More about Ohio fall color around the Web:

Enjoy Ohio's Fall Color - Check out the state's official peak fall foliage reports, recommended overnight stays, and more.

Tour Geauga County - Get out into the countryside east of Cleveland with visits to Amish country, annual fall festivals, apple and pumpkin picking farms, winery tours, and more with maps & directions, lodging and hotel booking.

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