Summer Activities guide

This area of the state offers a buffet of regional foods, festivals, music, art and outdoor thrills — something for every taste and pocketbook.

Great music lineups at Duck Creek Fall Campout, Hocktoberfest and Hocking Hills Music Park
Breakdown of Ohio county fairs by region

2014 Summer Activities Guide

Southeast Ohio

Great music lineups at Duck Creek Fall Campout, Hocktoberfest and Hocking Hills Music Park
Pageants, live entertainment, rides and more from Aug. 27-Sept. 1
Annual festival was held Aug. 13-16 in Nelsonville

Southwest Ohio

Outdoor drama's 42nd season, running through Aug. 30 at Sugarloaf Mountain Amphitheater
Highlights include Kings Island, Cincinnati Zoo

Central Ohio

Annual fest features top-selling country acts, rides, contests, food
International culture celebrated through November
Local food and entertainment; proceeds benefit area non-profits

Northeast Ohio

Attractions include Rock Hall of Fame, Amish country

Northwest Ohio

Attractions include Cedar Point, Lake Erie Islands