October is an ‘a-maze-ing’ time to Visit Coshocton, Ohio! Just a short drive from Columbus, Cleveland, and Pittsburgh, Coshocton is perfect for a day trip or weekend getaway.
Fall is a beautiful and busy time in Coshocton with plenty to do, including the Coshocton County Fair, McPeek’s Mighty Maze, Harvest Days at Schumaker Farms, Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival, Fall Foliage and Farm Tour, wine trail events, and more!
McPeek’s Mighty Maze is open October 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2023. The bee-themed maze offers family fun games, hayrides, pumpkins, campfires, flashlight nights, food, live music, and more. Learn more at www.McPeeksMightyMaze.com.
Harvest Days at Schumaker Farms begins September 30 – October 29, Saturdays & Sundays only. Activities include hayrides to the pumpkin patch, straw maze, corn maze, petting zoo, family fun games, and more. Learn more at www.SchumakerFarms.com.
Historic Roscoe Village’s Apple Butter Stirrin’ Festival is October 20 – 22, 2023! This fall favorite festival hosts a wide variety of artisans and food vendors, with the sights, sounds and scents of autumn. Smell fresh apple butter simmering over an open fire and stroll to the sound of bluegrass music from days gone by. Visit historic buildings and interact with the village smithy, doctor, teacher and weaver. Events throughout the weekend include children’s activities, eerie Spirit of Roscoe tours, Monticello III horse-drawn canal boat rides, canal-era crafts and children’s activities.
Coshocton County Fall Foliage & Farm Tour is October 21 & 22, 2023. There are more than 1,000 farms in Coshocton County, and this tour allows special access to a few of them. This annual event is free and family-friendly, taking participants on a self-driven tour to learn about agriculture while enjoying the fall colors. Maps are distributed at the River View Community Park in Warsaw on Saturday, October 21 & Sunday, October 22. Past tours have included visits to century, livestock, horse and dairy farms, fish hatcheries, cheese houses, timber and furniture makers, vineyards and historic sites. A lunch stand is also part of the day. The local OSU Extension Office, Coshocton Soil and Water Conservation District, and the Farm Service Agency sponsor this annual event.
Enjoy a drive through the beautiful Appalachian foothills covered with autumn leaves and savor sweet, distinct tastes on the Three Rivers Wine Trail, which includes eight wineries and a brewery, all within a scenic drive of one another. The Sip and Stay Thursday Package is a great way to experience local wine and beer in Coshocton County safely. Available only on Thursdays throughout October, this affordable package includes a standard room and free hot breakfast for two guests at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, vouchers to four locations, and transportation provided by Cork & Tap Excursions. Guests will visit Wooly Pig Farm Brewery, Raven’s Glenn Winery & Restaurant, Baltic Mill Winery, and YOLO Winery. Reserve your package, call Coshocton Village Inn & Suites at (740) 622 – 9455. Availability is limited. Details may be found at VisitCoshocton.com.
Three Rivers Wine Trail includes seven wineries and a brewery, all within a scenic drive of one another. Get a friend to be your DD on this self-driven trail, or hire Cork & Tap Excursions to drive while you enjoy the Wine Trail! Be sure to pick up a free passport and have it signed at each location to earn your FREE exclusive Three Rivers Wine Trail T-shirt! Each location is individually owned, so that hours will vary. Follow the Three Rivers Wine Trail Ohio Facebook & Instagram to catch the Wine Trail Weekend Lineup that is posted every Thursday; all the live music, food trucks, and special events, such as Wooly Pig Farm Brewery’s Oktoberfest, will be listed there.
Coshocton County has plenty of activities to enjoy, including geocaching, disc golf, hunting, fishing, and a 105-mile motorcycle route.
For those looking ahead to the holidays, save these dates for upcoming events in Coshocton County:
- Christmas Open Houses: November 4
- Miracle on Main Christmas Parade: November 17
- Roscoe Christmas & Candlelighting Ceremony: December 2 & 9
- Roscoe Village Christmas Craft Show: December 9
VisitCoshocton.com has all the details about events, attractions, shopping, and dining. Call today to request your free information package at 800-338-4724.