Preble County CVB

P.O. Box 604  Eaton, Ohio 45320

UPCOMING EVENTS

Downtown Eaton

White Christmas 

A spectacular lights display with over 2 million lights!

There is so much to see and enjoy at Whispering Christmas!  2019 marks our 33rd Season of Whispering Christmas, featuring a spectacular drive-thru lights display with close to 2 million lights!  We are in the 2nd year of the fun competition of “Battle of the Areas” and celebrating our first year of the Jingle Jog Family Fun Run/Walk 5k. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite area after going through the park! 

Opening Times

  • Wednesday, November 27 5:30 - JINGLE JOG - Our first 5k run - Register on Speedy feet $25 entry fee.  Go to speedy-feet.com click on "races"!

  • Friday, November 29 (Friday after Thanksgiving) 6:00 – 9:00 pm (drive-thru, no cabins)

  • November 30 and 31  6:00 – 10:00 pm (drive-thru, no cabins)

  • December 1-23 6:00 – 10:00 pm Drive-thru with Memory Cabin and Main Cabin open, local businesses serving free refreshments (donations graciously accepted).  

  • Cabins closed Dec 24th - Drive-thru only

  • December 24-31 6:00 – 10:00 pm (drive-thru, cabins closed)

Visit with Santa Claus

Update for 2019 - SANTA CLAUS visits EVERY night starting Dec 6th and through Dec 23rd (Off Christmas Eve - Because, let's face it...we all KNOW Santa is WAY too busy on Christmas Eve!)

Santa is in the Main Cabin 6pm to 9pm each night from Dec 6th to 23rd. (Sometimes later on Friday and Saturday night depending on lines, but not guaranteed past 9:00 pm)

Refreshments

Refreshments are served in Santa’s Cabin.  Hot cocoa & McDonald’s orange drink, plus cookies provided & served by local groups, churches & businesses. (donations are appreciated)

Restrooms
Heated restrooms are behind Santa’s Cabin.

Parking

There are 3 parking areas near both cabins to allow those to park when visiting Santa and enjoy refreshments and cookies.

Admission

No admission fee; however, donations are greatly appreciated to help keep the lights on, purchase new displays and lighting supplies, and help to maintain the park grounds for future generations.  The entire set up and take down labor is provided by 100% VOLUNTEERS!  This amazing annual holiday tradition is brought to you strictly through donations. Please donate so that we can keep the lights on!

 

Location & Directions

Fort St. Clair Park is located at 135 Camden Rd., between St. Rt. 122W & St. Rt. 732S, at the West edge of the City of Eaton, Preble Co., Ohio.
From the North:  St. Rt. 127S to St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the South:  St. Rt. 127N to St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the East:  St. Rt. 35W to St. Rt. 122W to left on Camden Rd.
From the West:  St. Rt. 122E to right on Camden Rd.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO EATON?
COME BE ENTERTAINED BY THE 2ND GRADERS
AND ENJOY A VISIT WITH SANTA
AT WHITE CHRISTMAS,
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29, DOWNTOWN, 6:00 P.M. !

MAY

Mondays - Lewisburg Farmers Market. Tri-County North School 5-8pm

Thursdays, Farmers Market and more.

Peace Park, West Alexandria 5-8pm

Saturdays, Eaton Earlybird Farmers Market. Corner of Somers & Barron Streets 8am -1pm

May 6-11, Banner Sheep Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

May11, Banner Sheep Sale. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

May 25-26, BCSHA Horse Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

May 27, Memorial Day Parade, Eaton

May 27, Eaton Community Pool Opens

May 31-June 4 Historic National Road Yard Sales

June

Mondays - Lewisburg Farmers Market. Tri-County North School 5-8pm

Thursdays, Farmers Market and more.

Peace Park, West Alexandria 5-8pm

Saturdays, Eaton Earlybird Farmers Market. Corner of Somers & Barron Streets 8am -1pm

June 1-2, PC Sidewinders Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 8, Blazin Saddles Horse Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 15-16, BCSHA Horse Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 22, Multiple Sclerosis Benefit Concert. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 22, Blazin Saddles Horse Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 24, 15th Annual Buckeye Bridge Ride. Visit www.buckeyebridgeride.org for more info.

June 29 PAS Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

June 29, Vintage Days (Flea Market and Antiques) Preble Co. Historical Society

June 30, Boom and Blast Celebration. Eaton

JULY

Mondays - Lewisburg Farmers Market. Tri-County North School 5-8pm

Thursdays, Farmers Market and more.

Peace Park, West Alexandria 5-8pm

Saturdays, Eaton Earlybird Farmers Market. Corner of Somers & Barron Streets 8am -1pm

July 4, Western Ohio Pony Breeders Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

July 5-6 Preble Co. Smokeout Tractor Pull. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

July 7, Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks. Preble Co. Historical Society

July 8-14 Goat Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

July 27-Aug 3 Preble Co. Fair

Preble Co. Fairgrounds

AUGUST 

Mondays - Lewisburg Farmers Market. Tri-County North School 5-8pm

Thursdays, Farmers Market and more.

Peace Park, West Alexandria 5-8pm

Saturdays, Eaton Earlybird Farmers Market. Corner of Somers & Barron Streets 8 am -1pm

Aug 1-3 Preble Co. Fair. Preble Co Fairgrounds

Aug 1-4 127 Yard Sale 

Aug 10, Blazin Saddles Horse Show. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

Aug 15-17, Lewisburg Derby Days Festival

Lewisburg, OH

Aug 24, Downtown Saturday Night Car Show. 

Eaton, OH

SEPTEMBER

Mondays - Lewisburg Farmers Market. Tri-County North School 5-8pm

Thursdays, Farmers Market and more.

Peace Park, West Alexandria 5-8pm

Saturdays, Eaton Earlybird Farmers Market. Corner of Somers & Barron

Sept 7, Preble Co Bands Concert. Preble Co. Historical Society

Sept 7, End of Summer Block Party, Downtown Eaton

Sept 14, Living History Event: Revolutionary War Era/DAR. Preble Co. Historical Society

Sept 21-22, Preble Co. Pork Festival. Preble Co. Fairgrounds

Sept 27-29 Applefest in New Paris Ohio

Sept 29, Dayton Fancy Feathers Poultry Swap Meet. Preble Count Fairgrounds

OCTOBER

Fridays-Saturdays, Haunted Caves. Lewisburg

Oct 5, Historic Cemetery Tour. Mound Hill Cemetery. Eaton. Contact Preble Co. Historical Society

Oct 11-12 Octoberfest, West Alexandria OH

Oct 18-19, Pumpkin Glow. Preble Co. Historical Society

October 19-20, Black Walnut Festival and Car Show. Camden, OH

October 25-26 Ghost Tours. Preble Co. Historical Society

NOVEMBER

Nov 21 Eaton Lions Club Feather Party. Preble Co. Fairgrounds Bruner Arena

Nov 28 Community Thanksgiving Dinner. Preble Co. Fairgrounds Bruner Arena

Nov 29 White Christmas Celebration. Downtown Eaton

Nov 30 Christmas in the Village Craft Bazaar. 

Third St. School West Alexandria

DECEMBER

Dec 1-31 Whispering Christmas. Drive thru lighting display. Fort St. Clair. Eaton

Dec 1 Lewisburg Christmas Lighting of the park

Dec 1 Christmas in the Village. West Alexandria

OKTOBERFEST