Nelsonville Parade of the Hills

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As far as family-fun destinations go, Hocking Hills, Ohio tops the list as one of the state’s most exciting places. Outdoor enthusiasts love this area for its captivating landscapes, underground caves, and amazing waterfalls while others are drawn in by the small-town charm and quaint downtown boutiques. If you happen to be in the area in August, make sure to add a stop at the Nelsonville Parade of the Hills to your itinerary. This annual event brings in visitors from near and far in the name of fun, food, and entertainment.

A Destination for Fun

Over the course of 4-days in August, the Nelsonville Parade of the Hills delights visitors with entertainment, activities, crafts, and performances that are sure to dazzle. In 2019, the Nelsonville Parade of the Hills will be held from August 14th through the 17th. The festival centers around Nelsonville’s historic Public Square with a variety of events scattered throughout the city as well. Art and food vendors are plentiful while a midway packed with amusement rides is the perfect place for kids and those who are kids at heart to spend an afternoon.

Event Highlights

With plenty of concessions, activities and crafts guests with a competitive side will be thrilled to know the Nelsonville Parade of the Hills also comes with some highly popular races. Several pie eating contests are hosted during the festivities and those who prefer to run off the calories will want to sign up for the 5K run. Kids looking to burn off some energy will be excited to participate in the kid’s athletic events and when the races have been run, make sure to swing by the Parade of the Hills auction for a chance to purchase some truly spectacular goods. Two large stages grace the Nelsonville Parade of the Hills and host an impressive variety of live musical performances throughout the festival. Finish off each day of this event on a high note with a parade that makes its way through town starting at 6:00 pm.

Parade of the Hills

When you’re in Hocking Hills to celebrate the Parade of the Hills, be sure to let the team at Buffalo Lodging Company set you up in a beautiful vacation rental. We’ll make sure your accommodations bring the luxury you deserve with the comfort you crave. Whether you prefer a cozy cabin or a vast lodge, we’ll find the property that’s right for you. Contact us today to begin planning your trip!