The Festivities of Spring

by Jaimie Franz

Spring is finally here in full bloom and the 2016 festivals that celebrate the much-anticipated good weather are on their way.

The season starts off on April 30 with the Wildflower Festival, located in Addyston, Ohio. This festival celebrates flowers, horticulture and has a variety of arts and crafts, highlighting everything that grows and brings beauty to the landscape of Ohio. You are also able to purchase native wild flowers of Ohio.

Getting back to the roots of Ohio is the Appalachian Festival. On May 6-8 in Cincinnati, Ohio, this educational festival celebrates “old ways of life” with Appalachian folk music, museums, artists displays and showing the age-old way of doing things, giving the public a glimpse back into 1840.

A mouth-watering, flavorful festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, known as the Asian Food Festival takes place on May 14-15. Celebrating Asian cuisine, local Asian restaurants boast different elements of Asian Culture. Live music and craft stations are also incorporated into the festival for entertainment.

Rocking out, Nelsonville, Ohio, celebrates with a Music Festival in May. There are camping locations to fully enjoy the four day festival. All kinds of live music with a local feel and good food and drink accompanying the entertainment.


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