Sometimes you need more entertainment than just the sights and sounds of nature on your trip to Hocking. Fortunately we hillfolk are a lively bunch, and you’ll find a local brewery, winery, a variety of restaurants offering live music, and the occasional game night.

More Things To Do Around Hocking Hills

Axe Throwing

Hungry Buffalo offers Bury the Axe. Come throw an axe, have a bite at Hungry Buffalo or buy some souvenirs from the gift shop. 

Festivals are a large part of coming to Hocking Hills. They draw crowds from all over the world to experience new and interesting music and events. Check out some of the great events happening year round. 

Wild Turkey Festival takes place in late Spring which sees nightly entertainment on a sound stage, carnival rides, a car show, and contests. The parade takes place on Saturday with a crowning of the Wild Turkey Festival Queen being the culmination of the event. A long-standing local tradition not to miss for visitors and staycationers.

Moonshine Festival takes place late May, before the kickoff to Summer. Come check out vendors, moonshine burgers, moonshine pie, moonshine doggies (you get the point is moonshine). Carnival rides are featured along with musical guests and lots of entertainment for the family (but maybe not the moonshine).

Feast of the Flowering Moon started in 1984, a festival held on Memorial Weekend in a downtown setting. This three-day event features Native Americans with dancing, music, and exhibits. This exhibit has entertainment on the main stage and is free for everyone.

Washboard Music Festival is downtown Logan, Ohio early June. The summer kicks off with a celebration of the role the washboard has played in the region historically and today. There is focus on jazz, jug band, and zydeco influences with entertainment for the whole family and tours of the Columbus Washboard Company. 

Parade of the Hills happens in Nelsonville, Ohio near Logan. This event, held annually in August, is a premier event for families. Entertainment, art, home cooking, a Pie Contest, 5k run and more occur here. The Ohio State Fiddling Contest also takes place.

Local Resources

Crocketts Run

Event Venue, Campground, Lodge, Log Cabins, Wedding Venue

9710 Bauer Rd
    Logan, Ohio 43138

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Two Broke Artists Art Studio

Art studio, Art school, Painting lessons, Painting studio, Pottery classes

112 E Main St
    Lancaster, Ohio 43130

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