Preble County has you covered!

Eight historical covered bridges highlight your trip to Preble County, Ohio, an area rich in agricultural heritage with picturesque prairies, rolling hills, and wetlands. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets past this scenery to bookend your days. Family fun and adventure is plentiful with festivals and events for many occasions, as well as parks, camping, hunting, and fishing.


Located in southwest Ohio along Interstate 70 with easy access to Columbus, Dayton, Cincinnati, and Indianapolis, big city attractions aren't far away, either. With so much to do in and around Preble County, there's something for everyone!


Upcoming events...

October Fall Festival

Safari Junction, 2961 US Rt 127 South

Oct. 1-2

Safari Junction Zoo, south of Eaton on US 127, is celebrating fall. Join the fun with face painting, pony rides, a straw maze. Get a guided tour of their animal ambassadors. Every child gets a free small pumpkin!

Children under 4 get in free, and admission for ages 4 and up is $8.

Hours for the festival are 10 am. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Black Walnut Festival


October 15-16

Featuring a car and cycle show, kiddie tractor pulling, chainsaw artist Dayle Lewis, a petting zoo, and the Lion's Club's famous black walnut ice cream, this festival is a hit every year.

Catch some music in the entertainment tent, the parade on Saturday at 10 a.m., and see the many food and craft vendors who line Camden's streets.


West Alexandria

October 8-9

Take in the small-town beauty of West Alexandria at this fall arts and crafts festival. Enjoy an autumn weekend with crafts and delicious food, much of it made by local organizations.

With a parade, antique car run, 5K and 10K races, food, and entertainment, West Alexandria is the place to be the second weekend of October.


P.O. Box 604

Eaton, Ohio 45320

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