gravel path between fall trees

Fall activities near Dayton OH 2018 

Summer is awesome, and nobody would ever argue with that. But could it be possible that fall is… better? It certainly could be possible depending on who you ask. The fall season brings cooler temperatures, but that just means we get to bundle up and be cozier. With fall also come unique activities and events for families to enjoy together. Check out some of our favorites below. 

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Things to do in the fall around Dayton OH 

Sizemore Farm 

7603 Upper Miamisburg Road, Miamisburg, OH 

As your intuition might be telling you, Sizemore Farm features a large selection of pumpkins and other fall décor as well as games and rides. Children of all ages will love the fun, and even adults without kids ought to enjoy themselves. 

Oakwood Family Fall Festival orange corn maze sign next to corn field

Sunday, October 14, 2018 

Shafor Park, Oakwood, OH 

This annual tradition features an afternoon full of games, food, and hayrides. Pumpkin painting, face painting, live entertainment, and a kids’ costume parade make for a fun day of family activities. 

Corn mazes 

Various locations 

If you don’t have a fear of getting lost in a maze, a corn maze makes for a fun time! Tom’s Maze in Germantown is an eight-acre mammoth maze that will definitely take some thinking to solve. Other area mazes are at the Idle-Hour Ranch in Troy and the Cowvins Corny Maze in Yellow Springs. 

Other fun ideas for fall family activities include pumpkin picking and carving, haunted houses, and viewing gorgeous fall foliage. If you have your own suggestions, leave them in the comments below. Have a safe and happy fall season! 

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