Four Seasons of Fun
In Scioto County, every season brings its own unique charm and opportunities for adventure. From the vibrant colors of fall festivals to winter wonderlands, spring blossoms, and summer outdoor excursions, there's something for everyone to enjoy year-round in this diverse and picturesque region.
As the leaves turn to brilliant hues, Scioto County comes alive with a vibrant tapestry of autumn events. Join the Craft Beer Fest presented by Friends of Portsmouth to savor seasonal brews, while White Gravel Mines live drama transports you to the past with captivating outdoor performances. Celebrate local heritage at the John Roger Simon Sorghum Festival and experience the beauty of the season during the Tour of the Scioto River Valley Bike Race. For family fun, Noble Family Farms and Kindred Ridge Farms offer pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and hayrides, making autumn in Scioto County an unforgettable season of festivities and outdoor adventures.
Winter in Scioto County is a time of enchantment and celebration. At Winterfest, Portsmouth transforms into a Hallmark Hometown, with a month-long festival featuring an ice skating rink, charming carriage rides, and artisan vendors, creating a magical atmosphere that captures the spirit of the season. Meanwhile, the White Gravel Mines Christmas Caves come alive with a live drama re-telling the Savior's birth, offering a heartfelt and spiritual experience that brings the true meaning of Christmas to life in a breathtaking underground setting.
As spring breathes new life into Scioto County, two cherished events await. Explore the spiritual journey within the White Gravel Mines Easter Caves, where artistry and devotion converge to create a unique and moving experience. Then, don't miss the lively St. Patrick's Day parade, where the streets come alive with vibrant colors, music, and dancing, ushering in the season with festive Irish flair.
Summer in Scioto County offers a kaleidoscope of events to enjoy. Experience the roar of engines and the thrill of competition at the Portsmouth Raceway dirt track races, savor fresh local produce and artisan goods at the Mainstreet Portsmouth in Bloom Farmer's Market, explore the vibrant art scene during the ACID District Art Walk, and immerse yourself in the rich traditions of the region at the Scioto County Fair. For music lovers, the Boneyfiddle Project's Final Friday Concert Series provides a soundtrack to your summer, while the River Days Festival, Parade, and Pageant offer a joyful celebration of community spirit and river heritage that's not to be missed.
Explore Scioto County's county-wide calendar of events, your go-to resource for the latest and most comprehensive information on all the exciting happenings throughout the year.