Autumn Events

celebrate autumn

Union County Covered Bridge Trail
Discover the timeless allure of Union County's covered bridges. Seven covered bridges are open and accessible, many located minutes from Plain City. As autumn transforms the landscape, these covered bridges make stunning backdrops for photos. These bridges offer not only a glimpse into the past, but also an opportunity to create cherished memories!

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Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway
Embark on a journey of breathtaking autumn vistas along the Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway. The byway winds its way through the heart of Plain City, inviting visitors to explore historical sites and picturesque landscapes that truly come alive during the autumn months. Every turn unveils a glimpse into our region’s rich heritage. Be sure to check out the many historic cemeteries located along the route!

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The Maize at Little Darby Creek
For over two decades, The MAiZE has been the go-to destination for unforgettable fall experiences. Nestled alongside the picturesque Little Darby Creek, just a short drive from Plain City, the 160 acre family farm features the best of fall fun, including a massive corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, kettle corn, and the infamous "Field of Fright" haunted path. 

The MAiZE at Little Darby Creek
8657 Axe Handle Road
Milford Center, OH 43045

Plain City Historical Society Cemetery Tour
Sunday, September 24, 2023
1:00 - 5:00 PM
Darby Township Cemetery
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Costumed reenactors from the Plain City Historical Society will share stories about the many Plain City residents now spending eternity in the Darby Township Cemetery. Attendees should wear comfortable shoes. Tickets will be available soon. 

Ghost Stories for Grown Ups Live!
Friday, October 6, 2023
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Plain City Public Library
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An evening of seasonal refreshments, haunting histories, and ghost stories with special guest readers. The program is free but registration is requested as seating is limited. Due to mature themes, this program is limited to adult audiences. 

Special Effects Makeup Workshop

Saturday, October 7, 2023
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Plain City Public Library
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Ohio local Bob Willmeth is a prop builder and special effects artist that specializes in custom masks and costumes. Many of his creations can be seen at haunted houses like Haunted Hollows or Fairborn's Halloween Festival. Bob will be going over how to use different special effect makeup techniques and items to take your Halloween costumes to the next level. Registration is required.

Haunted Library
Friday, October 13, 2023
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Plain City Public Library
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Peer in at the spooky stacks of the Haunted Library. Walk the grounds of the Plain City Public Library in search of ghosts and ghouls, peek in the windows, and step inside for haunting sights...if you dare! No registration required. The library building will not be open.

Plain City Fall Festival
Saturday, October 21, 2023
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Pastime Park
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Pastime Park will transform into a bewitching wonderland, providing a safe and exciting environment for families and kids to enjoy a spooktacular experience. Costumes are encouraged! The festival features:

- Costume Contests
- Live Giant Pumpkin Carving
- Trick-or-Treat Alley
- Hayrides
- Bounce Houses
- Archery
- Food Trucks
- Craft Vendors

Not-so-Spooky Storytime
Tuesday, October 24, 2023
6:30 - 7:00 PM
Plain City Public Library
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Bring the whole family to this interactive Halloween themed storytime featuring stories, rhymes, songs, dancing, and parachute play. Costumes are encouraged but not required. For ages 6 and under and their families. This is a one-time session. No registration is required.

trick or treatPlain City Trick-or-Treat
Tuesday, October 31, 2023
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for a spooktacular Halloween night of Trick-or-Treat fun, happening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM! Click here for more information.

Celebrate the bounty of autumn in Plain City and surrounding areas. As the season unfolds, embrace the spirit of the harvest with U-Pick adventures, pumpkin picking, fresh apples, and fun activities!

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The Orchard & Co.
7255 US-42
Plain City, OH 43064
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Yutzy’s Farm Market

6010 Converse Huff Road
Plain City, OH 43064
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Jacquemine Farms

7437 Hyland Croy Road
Plain City, OH 43064
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Mitchell’s Berries

9331 Mitchell-Dewitt Road
Plain City, OH 43064


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