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Weekend Things to Do in the Hocking Hills - June 8-9

Looking for fun things to do in the Hocking Hills? Check out what there is to do this weekend.

It's another weekend full of fun things to do in the Hocking Hills!

Whether you want to get outside to explore or check all of the fun things you can do indoors here, there is a lot going on. Here's what you should plan on doing this weekend:

Go to a Music Festival

It's a great weekend for music in our region. The Nelsonville Music Festival is bring sixty acts over four days to the area. You'll be able to see the biggest names in music at this festival. Or go to the Vinton County Music Festival to hear local music while enjoying the outdoors. 

Find a Deal

Someone's trash is someone else's treasure. And that's why you need to get to the Trash to Treasure Sale. You never know what you'll find, and it might be just what you've been looking for. 

See Trucks

Are your kids obsessed with trucks? They can see trucks of all kinds at Tons of Trucks 2019! In addition they'll get to meet everyone from police officers to construction workers, and learn what it's like to drive these amazing trucks. 

Go on a Date

The Ridge Inn Restaurant is hosting Sweet Second Saturday. This is your chance to take the one you love on a date with live music and dinner specials. 

Pick Up a New Hobby

You can check out the Second Sunday Beadmaking at the Ohio Glass Museum. Here you will find demonstrations and chances to try your hand at the craft. Or learn to make a bird house out of clay!

Raise a Beer

Food trucks, beers and live music?! Does it get any better than that? It does when you can bring your favorite gear to show off to people that will appreciate it. Make sure to stop at Beers, Gears & Cheers!

Make a Stop at the Farmers' Market

Get started eating local with a stop at the Athens Farmers' Market or the Lancaster Farmers' Market. And even better, you'll get the chance to shake the hand of the person that made your food. 

See the Work of Artists

Want to see some local art? The Can Do Creations Annual Art Show is here! This is a great opportunity to support local artists while also a local nonprofit. 

You can also the work of quilters at The Dairy Barn Arts Center. These were deemed the 84 best contemporary quilts in the world, so it's something not to be missed. 

Hear Live Music

Enjoy the music of the Hocking Hills. Make a stop at Brewery 33,  Hocking Hills Winery or RockSide Winery & Vineyards to hear great local music while also drinking local. 

See the Stars

There's nothing quite like a beautiful starry night. And that starry night looks even better at the John Glenn Astronomy Park. Bring your whole family to marvel at the beauty of the night sky. 

Still looking for something to do? Be sure to check out some of our favorite things to do in the Hocking Hills, as well as our events calendar

Posted: June 07, 2019
Categorized Under: Events & Promotions