May 11-13, 2018
Mother’s Day Weekend • Rain or Shine
Coney Island, Cincinnati, Ohio
- Live Folk Music
- Traditional Dancing Exhibitions; clogging, highland dancers, Native American dances
- Historical Demonstrations in the “Living History” area showing how our Native American and Settler Appalachian ancestors lived – Iron pot cooking over a fire, camping, woodworking, furniture making, dancing, games; young and old are encouraged to join in the games and dancing!
- Story Telling and other hands-on activities for children.
- Food – So many delicious traditional Appalachian foods and modern-day recipe food vendors. Be sure to try the fresh kettle cooked popcorn!
Springtime on the Ohio River at one of the best festivals the tri-state region has to offer. Perfect for Mother’s day celebration! Bring the whole family and shop, tour, take a picnic lunch on the river. Maybe even head over to historic Coney Island park and take out a paddle boat or ride another classic ride. The Annual Appalachian Festival draws an estimated 50,000 people over the 3-day weekend. Be sure not to miss this event!
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