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Find Your Best Summer in the Charm of Noble County, Ohio!

A ferris wheel at the Noble County Fair

Your guide for things to do in Noble County

By Trish Mann

Noble County, Ohio, comes alive in the summer and captures the essence of Americana at its best. Here’s a guide to the must-visit events and places that make this region a summer destination.

Caldwell Fireman’s Festival (July 25-27)

A float with the name heroes above it for the Firemens Festival Noble County OHio

Kick off your summer with the Caldwell Fireman’s Festival, a three-day extravaganza in Historic Downtown Caldwell. Celebrating its 72nd year, this beloved event features carnival rides, delicious food, and live music. The highlight is the grand parade on July 27th, boasting over 150 entries and attracting thousands of spectators.

Art on the Square (June 14-15)

Explore a range of creativity at Art on the Square, where local crafters and artists showcase their talents. Discover heritage craft items, home furnishings, quilts, and paintings while enjoying artist demonstrations and live music. The event also offers a Children’s Corner with face painting, games, and activities, promising fun for the whole family.

Noble County Fair: A Celebration of Agriculture and Community

With its 165-year history, the Noble County Fair is a beloved event showcasing the region’s agricultural heritage and community spirit. Held in Caldwell, this week-long fair leading up to Labor Day is a highlight of the summer, offering a wide range of activities and attractions for visitors of all ages.

Agricultural exhibits and livestock shows are at the heart of the fair, where local farmers and 4-H members display their hard work and dedication through their animals and produce. These events celebrate the area’s agricultural roots.  The fairgrounds come alive with entertainment on two stages, featuring everything from local bands to dance performances, ensuring there’s never a dull moment.

The midway is a hub of excitement, with rides and games catering to thrill-seekers and families alike. For those who love a bit of competition, the demolition derby and tractor pulls are must-see events. And, of course, no visit to the fair is complete without indulging in the delicious array of classic fair food, from sweet treats to savory delights. The Noble County Fair truly celebrates community, agriculture, and summer fun.

Discover Hillside Winery: A Serene Retreat in Noble County

After experiencing the lively summer events in Noble County, Ohio, take a moment to unwind at Hillside Winery. Tucked away in the historic town of Gilboa, this winery is a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the festivals and fairs. A rustic and charming tasting room and outdoor patio area are perfect for unwinding after a busy day.

Noble County’s summer events showcase the region’s vibrant community spirit and rich cultural heritage. From the excitement of the Caldwell Fireman’s Festival to the artistic allure of Art on the Square, the agricultural traditions of the Noble County Fair, and the captivating Hillside Winery, there’s no shortage of experiences to enjoy.  Embrace the charm of Noble County and create unforgettable memories this summer. Visit Explore Noble County to plan your adventure today.

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