Preble County Festivals


Bridges Bikes and Blues

This annual festival begins with a pancake breakfast, and a 75 mile ride to tour Preble County’s eight covered bridges. The tour ends in downtown Eaton, Ohio for festivities including: live music, food vendors, raffles, a beer garden and, of course a street full of bikes.


Preble County Fair

The Great Preble County Fair is an event that citizens look forward to every year. A week of fun including, tractor pulls, a demolition derby, The Preble County Idol finals, tug-a-truck, a rodeo, and much more! Weekly passes are available, so you don’t miss out on any of the fun!

Lewisburg Derby Days

Preble County residents flock to Lewisburg during derby days for old fashioned soap box derby races. There are plenty of food vendors including delicious pork chops from the Lion’s Club. There is also a cruise in, street dancing and Lewisburg’s fabulous annual fireworks display.


Preble County Pork Festival

Pig races, a petting zoo, hundreds of craft vendors, and the amazing smorgasbord bring people from all over Preble county, and even people from hundreds of miles away to the fairgrounds for the annual Preble County Pork Festival.

New Paris Apple-Fest

The New Paris Apple-Fest kicks off with a parade. The street is then filled with flea market and craft vendors. There are many activities to enjoy including an apple pie baking contest, beer garden, games, car & bike shows and even a kiddie tractor pull.


West Alexandria Oktoberfest

The West Alexandria Oktoberfest has been a tradition for over 45 years. There is always delicious food to enjoy, as well as arts and crafts, and fall fun.


Camden Black Walnut Festival

Each year the streets of Camden are filled with vendors, a petting zoo, musical entertainment and even a chainsaw artist to celebrate the Black Walnut Festival. There are plenty of food and craft vendors. Don’t forget to try the Lion’s Club’s famous black walnut ice cream!

Christmas Lights

Whispering Christmas in Eaton

Whispering Christmas has been a tradition for Preble county families since 1987. Beginning in November and lasting through the holiday season, Fort St. Clair Park is lit up with over 1.2 million lights in a breathtaking drive through Christmas light display. Santa can be found in his cabin and the children are welcome to visit with him.